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CSSMCW Signs Rose Vial for 2019 Donate Life Rose Parade

Posted: 10/8/2018

President and CEO Tom Kurtz joined the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) for a rose vial signing ceremony. The rose vial will be placed on the Donate Life Rose Parade float featured at the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade.

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Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs Receive Recertification

Posted: 9/5/2018

CSSMCW is proud to announce the recertification of both its cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

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JMBCC Receives $8,920 Donation from the Johnstown Walk of Hope

Posted: 9/5/2018

The Johnstown Walk of Hope, a fund created through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, presented an $8,920 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for New Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Posted: 8/2/2018

On August 2, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of the new Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW). Patients with advanced coronary artery disease can schedule their elective procedure conveniently, close to home, and without the stressors of travel, time, and availability of larger facilities

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Cardiac Catheterization Lab  CSSMCW  Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber  Heart Health  Tom Kurtz

JMBCC Receives Donation from Spangler Subaru

Posted: 6/8/2018

On June 7, Subaru of America, Inc. and Spangler Subaru today presented a check for $10,816 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber. The JMBCC was chosen as a beneficiary in the 2017 Subaru Share the Love event.

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Dr. Csikos Joins PA Medical Society Board of Trustees

Posted: 2/19/2018

David A. Csikos, MD, FACP was recently chosen by the Pennsylvania Medical Society’s (PAMED) Board of Trustees to fill a vacant seat. He is an internal medicine specialist from Windber who will serve until October 2018 as PAMED’s 11th District Trustee.

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Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. Delivers $34,600 Donation to JMBCC

Posted: 12/14/2017

Members of the Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. committee delivered a donation of $34,600 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in support of patient care services.

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Portage Area Student Council Donates $1,200 to JMBCC

Posted: 11/22/2017

On November 17, the Portage Area Junior/Senior High School Student Council presented a $1,200 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Throughout October, the Student Council organized a variety of fundraisers.

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CSSMCW Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Outcomes

Posted: 11/16/2017

Today, on National Rural Health Day, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) announced it has been recognized for overall excellence in outcomes by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH), reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

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Third Annual Showcase Chefs Event a Success

Posted: 11/15/2017

On November 2, the Windber Health Care Foundation Auxiliary held the 3rd Annual Showcase Chefs event at the Windber Community Building.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber  CSSMCW  Community  Tom Kurtz  Windber Health Care Foundation Auxiliary

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