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CSSMCW Welcomes Gastroenterologist Robert J. Stoffa, MD

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to announce it is expanding Gastroenterology Services with the addition of Robert J. Stoffa, MD. He will join Taesun Moon, DO, FACOS, FASMBS and Molly Sambor, CRNP in the WindberCare Surgical Associates & Bariatrics office at the hospital.

Stoffa received his medical degree from Sidney …

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CSSMCW and Medfinancial Celebrate One Year of Extended Payment Plans for Patients

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to announce the one year anniversary of its partnership with Medfinancial. By partnering with Medfinancial, CSSMCW has been able to offer a convenient, stress-free way to finance out-of-pocket medical expenses, providing financial security to the patient and community.

Medfinancial’s payment plans offer interest-free and low interest-bearing opportunities, …

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CSSMCW Rated Five Stars for Overall Quality

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) has received a five-star Overall Hospital Quality Star rating – the highest possible – from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This year, more than 4,500 Medicare-certified hospitals were ranked on their quality of care with five stars being the best.

As a five-star hospital, CSSMCW is …

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Hospitals in Indiana and Windber Announce Affiliation Agreement

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) and Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC) and have announced a clinical affiliation agreement that will enable the two healthcare providers to coordinate patient care between the two organizations. The overall goal is to preserve and enhance CSSMCW and IRMC as strong providers of high quality, cost-effective healthcare …

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Screen One Screen All Receives Grant Funding from Community Foundation for the Alleghenies

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) recently received funding from the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) to support student, patient, and community education geared toward women’s health.

The funding from CFA will help the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center and Windber GYN Associates to purchase educational models and materials that tie …

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Subjects Needed for Saint Francis University Golf Research Study

We are looking for recreational golfers to participate in a research study. Subjects will fill out a questionnaire, go through a Titleist® Performance Institute movement screen, and then undergo DARI motion analysis for 10 golf swings. Subjects will then be given exercise recommendations and asked to return 6 weeks later for re-testing. Testing procedures will …

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Ann Harris Smith Foundation and CSSMCW Collaborate to Encourage Women to Screen One Screen All

Two area non-profit organizations, The Ann Harris Smith Foundation and Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW), are excited to announce their partnership to promote Screen One Screen All, an awareness campaign created to encourage women to schedule their health exams.

In January, after noticing that many women had delayed their regular screenings due to …

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National Nurses Month 2021

Last year, as part of the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife” celebration, the American Nurses Association expanded National Nurses Week, traditionally celebrated from May 6 to May 12 each year, to a month-long celebration in May, giving us more opportunities to celebrate nursing.

The ANA has extended the Year of the Nurse and Midwife into …

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Cognition and Swallowing Among the Common Challenges Persisting for Many Americans After COVID-19

Speech-Language Pathologists Can Help Patients Regain Health and Quality of Life

With an estimated 10 to 30% of COVID-19 survivors experiencing “long-haul” symptoms including brain fog and swallowing difficulties, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber speech-language pathologist Shannon Butler is encouraging the public to seek care from qualified experts who can help them regain their functioning …

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1st Summit Bank Donates $1,000 to JMBCC

The employee foundation at 1st Summit Bank held a t-shirt sale and dress down days during the month of October to support breast cancer awareness and the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Their $1,000 donation helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for …

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