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Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Welcomes Carrie Metzgar CRNP

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Carrie Metzgar CRNP to The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). She joins breast specialist Trudi Brown MD and Tracey Eckenrod CRNP, and began seeing patients this month.

As a nurse practitioner, Metzgar provides follow-up care for patients with breast problems, …

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Windber Care

Girls Night Out Altoona Delivers $50,000 Donation to JMBCC

Matching their largest donation to date, the Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. (GNOAI) committee presented a check for $50,000 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year the committee hosts an annual fundraising dinner that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. They hosted their …

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Windber Care

WindberCare Physicians Welcomes Elliot L. Smith, MD

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Elliot L. Smith, MD to WindberCare Physicians. He joins David Bencie, MD; J. Eric Wieczorek, MD; Ralph Aiken, CRNP; Michelle Corle, CRNP; and Jackie Springer, CRNP. Together they specialize in family and internal medicine and are dedicated to providing personalized, quality care.

The …

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Windber Care

7th Showcase Chefs Event Raises Record-breaking $9K+

On November 9, the Windber Health Care Foundation Auxiliary held its 7th Showcase Chefs event at the Windber Community Building. Local chefs handed out samples of their dishes to more than 200 attendees, who then were asked to “tip” their favorites. In addition to tips, there was a 50/50 raffle and mystery envelope tree. The …

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Hospice Care

Embracing Compassion: Celebrating Hospice, Palliative Care, and Home Health Month with CSSMCW’s Homecare Services

In November, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center (CSSMCW) at Windber celebrates Hospice, Palliative Care & Home Health Month, a time to shine a light on the essential homecare services provided to patients and their families in their time of need. CSSMCW offers a range of homecare services designed to cater to patients’ specific needs, ensuring that …

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Windber Home Health & Windber Hospice Earn 2022 SHPBEST Patient Satisfaction Awards

Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) has announced their award recipients for the 2022 calendar year.

Windber Home Health has been recognized as a “Premier Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 5% of all eligible SHP clients.

Windber Hospice has been recognized as a “Superior Performer” for achieving …

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Pulmonologist Syed Zain Ayaz, MD Joins CSSMCW Medical Staff

Syed Zain Ayaz, MD has joined the medical staff at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW). He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine for internal medicine, pulmonology, and critical care medicine. With more than 10 years of experience, Dr. Ayaz specializes in critical illness and resuscitation, COPD, asthma, ILD, lung nodules …

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Surgical Center

CSSMCW Bariatric Surgical Center Achieves Accreditation from MBSAQIP

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

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Director at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber Taesun Moon, …

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Windber Care

CSSMCW Welcomes General & Bariatric Surgeon Hugo Villanueva, MD

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Hugo Villanueva, MD, a fellowship-trained minimally invasive surgeon specializing in bariatric and foregut surgery, who will begin seeing patients in September. He provides comprehensive general surgical care with an emphasis on minimally invasive approaches. Joining Taesun Moon, DO, FACOS, FASMBS; Tameka Scott, DO; …

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Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out Donates $145,000 to JMBCC

On May 10, members of the Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out (TOGNO) Foundation presented a donation of $145,000 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year, the Foundation holds a fundraising event that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. The 15th event was held …

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