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Windber joining Geisinger to treat stroke patients

Posted: 4/9/2013

Stroke patients now have immediate access to the highest level of care when they are brought to Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber's Annual Golf Outing a Big Success

Posted: 9/21/2012

On Friday, August 3rd, The Windber HealthCare Foundation held their 26th Annual Golf Spirit Classic at Winder Country Club with 153 golfers and numerous donations to make this year’s event a big success.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber receives $500K toward new emergency room

Posted: 12/16/2010

On Thursday afternoon Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber came a little closer to having a new emergency room. State Rep. Frank Burns, D-East Taylor Township, presented a check for $500,000 to Barbara Cliff, president/CEO of Windber Medical Center. "This money will fund improvements to the facility and enhance the quality of care for its patients," Burns said in a prepared release. The funding will support the hospital's emergency room expansion project, which is expected to ease the growing pressure of increased demand for emergency care. The emergency room is designed to care for 5,000 patients, but currently treats two to three times more patients per year.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber Gets $500k To Expand Emergency Room

Posted: 12/16/2010

Rep. Frank Burns presented Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber with a $500,000 check from the Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. The money will go toward the hospital's emergency room expansion project. This money will allow Windber Medical to start construction on doubling the size of its nursery and by the end of 2011 start construction on their emergency room that will triple in size.

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Hospital receives $500,000.00 from state - Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber receives state grant for emergency room expansion

Posted: 12/10/2010

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber has been awarded a $500,000.00 grant from the state of Pennsylvania's Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), which will be used to support the expansion of its emergency room. According to Windber Medical Center's president, Barbara Cliff Ph.D., the expansion is needed to support the increased patient volumes that have been experienced by the emergency room. This will also allow us to better meet the needs of our local communities and the people we serve, said Dr. Cliff.

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Easing ER waits: Windber's $6.5M expansion set to begin next year

Posted: 8/10/2010

Construction of a new, $6.5 million emergency department is expected to begin next year at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber. Barbara Cliff, Windber Medical Center's president and chief executive officer, said hospital staff have been able to keep wait times relatively short for emergency visits. "We monitor that very closely," Cliff said, adding that the current emergency-room wait is posted on the home page of the hospital's Web site, www.windbercare.org.

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