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

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

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

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. _x001C_This will also allow us to better meet the needs of our local communities and the people we serve,_x001D_ said Dr. Cliff.

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Health care employees help send soldiers care packages

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”

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American Heart Association recognizes Windber’s work with heart-failure patients

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.
“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber was recognized Wednesday for improving the quality of life for its heart failure patients by meeting at least 85 percent of those core standard levels of care, said Steve Dentel, director of quality improvement initiatives for the American Heart Association.

“The measures are evidence-based guidelines published through the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,” Dentel said, presenting the Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines bronze award for performance and achievement in heart failure treatment.

“It is about patient outcomes and it’s about patients going home with the medicines and information they need,” Dentel told Windber’s team. “The changes you made have affected your patients, but not only them – their families and your community.”

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Windber hospital salutes its veterans

It was just a lapel pin and round of applause, but Army veteran Sylvester Baran said Monday’s VeteranCare reception was the most meaningful honor he has received for his service. “I thought that was one of the nicest programs anybody could have done,” Baran, 77, said after the Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber event Monday in WindberPlace conference center. Baran has been employed for 16 years as a courier for the medical center. He was among 36 hospital employees, physicians, volunteers and board members recognized Monday for their military service. The program introduced VeteranCare, the medical center’s new focus on responding to the unique health care needs of military veterans, hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Barbara Cliff said during the program.

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Windber hospital to focus on care for veterans

“We will officially begin to introduce VeteranCare, a new niche of WindberCare at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber,” Windber Medical Center president and CEO Barbara Cliff said. “VeteranCare is being developed as a type of Planetree patient-centered care that responds to the unique needs of veterans within an acute care hospital.” As the only Planetree patient-centered care hospital in Pennsylvania and one of only 12 Planetree designated hospitals in the world, Windber Medical Center is uniquely positioned to enhance the inpatient and outpatient care of veterans from a mind, body and spiritual perspective, Cliff said. As for those veterans who are currently cared for within the VA system, she said the hospital will continue to support that setting for their primary care. “Windber Medical Center is proud to be instituting VeteranCare within our Planetree patient-centered care environment. It is an honor to care for veterans and to extend thanks and appreciation to those who have been willing to make the ultimate sacrifice in protecting our country,” she said.

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Windber hospital commemorating month

In October, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber is joining hospitals and health-care organizations around the world in commemorating Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month. The event is sponsored and coordinated by Planetree, a not-for-profit organization partnering with health-care organizations to advance patient-centered approaches to care.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber to benefit from Panera Pink Ribbon Day

The Panera Bread stores in Johnstown and Altoona will be giving Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber a boost by donating Pink Ribbon Bagel sales during their Go Pink campaign Oct. 5.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber Uses Art To Inspire Healing: Volunteers Paint Mural For Patients

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber practitioners use the Planetree way of life, meaning hospitals combine the best of modern technological medicine with things like art, entertainment and human touch to care for patients.

Officials said the hospital already has gardens and paintings inside the building, but now it’s time to paint the blank walls outside of patient windows.

Volunteers met at Windber Medical Center on Saturday to start painting a mural of an elaborate garden.

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