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Op-Ed: Regional Healthcare Providers are Working Together to Preserve Your Health

It’s fair to say the past two weeks have been among the most challenging we’ve faced as leaders in healthcare. Despite all of our respective preparation, scenario-planning and effort to get ahead of disaster, we still find ourselves in a very strange new world – the world with COVID-19. Our plans and preparation are paying …

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CSSMCW Announces Director of Nursing and Director of Surgical Services

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to announce that Sherri Spinos, RN, BSN (pictured, left) has been promoted to the Director of Nursing and Quality and that George Napora RN, BSN (pictured, right) has been hired to fill the position of Director of Surgical Services.

As Director of Nursing and Quality, Spinos is …

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Squat Clinic

CSSMCW Physical Therapists Host Squat Clinic & DARI Motion Assessment

On February 1, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Physical Therapists Tom Anders, Sean Gdula, Sara DelSignore, Kelsey Wallen, Teo Heckman, and Breanne James hosted a Squat Clinic/DARI Motion assessment event for local members of Legends Warehouse Cross-fit Gym.

Attendees of the squat clinic learned about the key points of a back squat; common errors when …

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1st Summit Bank Supports JMBCC

1st Summit Bank Supports the JMBCC

Robin Good of 1st Summit Bank presented a $350 donation to Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Director Erin Goins. Their charitable support, raised from a variety of activities held in October, helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services- including mammograms, follow-up …

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Arbutus Park Retirement Community Donation to JMBCC

Arbutus Park Retirement Community Donates $1,050 to JMBCC

Representatives of Arbutus Park Retirement Community presented a $1,050 donation to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in Windber. The community raised money by selling t-shirts, pink gobs, and pumpkin rolls. This is the sixth year the community has held fundraisers to support the center, and this year’s donation brings their total contribution to date …

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Associates in Family Eyecare JMBCC Donation 2019

Associates in Family Eyecare Raises $2K for JMBCC

Associates in Family Eyecare raised $2,000 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). For every pair of ladies glasses sold, the office donated $5. Additionally, a free gift was given to all women who purchased glasses during the month of October. Associates in Family Eyecare began raising funds to support breast cancer awareness in …

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HealthCare First Credit Union Donates to JMBCC

HealthCare First Credit Union Donates $1,500 to JMBCC

Employees at HealthCare First Credit Union donated $1,500 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). To raise the funds, they sold chances for a lottery tree, sold breast cancer awareness t-shirts, and collected donations from members. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable …

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Dr. Hadeed Cardiac Cath Lab Patient 500

CSSMCW Reaches 500th Cardiac Catheterization Milestone

On November 5, 2019, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) completed its 500th cardiac catheterization, including more than 100 cardiac interventions.

A cardiac catheterization is a procedure that allows the physician to directly visualize the arteries of the heart in order to diagnose life threatening blockages that could cause a …

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Portage Volleyball Donation to JMBCC

Portage Girls Volleyball Team Donates to JMBCC

Representatives of the Portage High School girls volleyball team presented a check for $100 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Funds were raised during their pink out game. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services – including …

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Windber Woods Donation to JMBCC

Windber Woods Donates $700 to JMBCC

Windber Woods presented a $700 donation to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. To raise funds, they hosted a bake sale, t-shirt sale, and dress down days during the month of October.

Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services …

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