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JMBCC Receives $12,100 Donation from the Johnstown Walk of Hope

The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) accepted a check for $12,110 from the Johnstown Walk of Hope, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money to support local cancer patients and caregivers in our area. This year, they presented a total of $55,350 to three area cancer nonprofits in support of their mission to assist …

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CSSMCW Achieves National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions continue to have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in the greater Johnstown, Windber, and surrounding areas.

Taesun Moon, DO, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Director at Chan Soon-Shiong …

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CSSMCW’S Dr. David Csikos Promoted to Chief Medical Officer

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to announce the promotion of David Csikos, MD from Vice President of Medical Affairs to Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Csikos will oversee clinical services and become the clinical point of contact for the CSSMCW team, medical staff, and independent physicians in the community.

This expands his …

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CSSMCW Receives PCI Program Accreditation from Corazon

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is proud that our Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) program has been accredited by Corazon, a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty based in Pittsburgh. PCI, also known as coronary angioplasty, is a nonsurgical procedure that improves blood flow to your heart through cardiac catheterization.

Through a rigorous …

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JMBCC Receives Donation from Spangler Subaru

On June 13, Subaru of America, Inc. (“SOA”) and Spangler Subaru presented a check for $6,454 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW). The JMBCC was chosen as a beneficiary in the 2018 Subaru Share the Love event, marking their third year of partnership.

From November 15, …

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Windber NHS Students and Mimo’s Pizza Co. Donate $1,800 to Pediatric Therapy Program

Students from Windber Area High School’s National Honor Society, their adviser, and Pino Gallina of Mimo’s Pizza Co. presented a $1,800 check on June 3 to the pediatric therapy program at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber.

Mimo’s and the students worked together to plan the May 25 fundraiser. Mimo’s donated a percentage of the day’s …

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CSSMCW Welcomes New Primary Care Physician and Geriatrician, Dr. Lakshmi Madduru

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Lakshmi Madduru, MD, who will see patients at WindberCare Physicians beginning in July, with extended evening hours. She joins Lawrence Beatty, MD; David Bencie, MD; Ralph Aiken, CRNP; and Michelle Corle, CRNP. Dr. Madduru comes to the hospital with 11 years of experience, and …

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National Nurses Week 2019

In 1993, the American Nurses Association declared May 6-12 as the national week to celebrate and elevate the nursing profession.

National Nurses Week is a time for everyone – individuals, employers, other health care professionals, community leaders, and nurses – to recognize the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s 4 million registered nurses.

During National Nurses …

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Communication, Swallowing Disorders Common in Adults Following Stroke and Other Illness

Residents Encouraged to Learn the Signs, Seek Help This Better Hearing & Speech Month

With speech, language, and swallowing disorders common following stroke, head and neck cancer, and a variety of other illnesses and injuries in adults, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) Speech-Language Pathologist Shannon Butler encourages residents to learn the signs—and seek an …

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Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out Donates $150K to the JMBCC & Reaches $1 Million!

On April 29, members of the Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out (TOGNO) Foundation delivered a donation of $150,000, the largest in the event’s history, to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year, the Foundation holds an annual fundraising event that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, …

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