By Lisa Valko, OTR/L, ITOT, BCTS
In this time of uncertainty, we are trying to prepare for the potential return to our brick and mortar schools. There are so many questions about returning to school that we face in normal years, but this year is certainly a bit different.
As I prepare to send my …Read More
Windber Home Health has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Premier Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 5% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2019 calendar year.
The annual SHPBest™ award program was created to acknowledge home health agencies that consistently provide high quality service …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is proud to announce a new partnership with Medfinancial. By partnering with Medfinancial, CSSMCW is 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, with multiple term options to …Read More
The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) specializes in proactive breast care, risk-reduction techniques, and early detection and treatment providing the finest breast care around to the women of our community. We have been informed by several individuals who have been contacted by solicitors over the phone asking for donations in support of the …Read More
Dave Vitovich, owner of Corojo’s Cigar Shop, presented a $600 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Dave raised the funds in memory of his aunt, Lisa Henry, who recently passed away of breast cancer. To collect donations, Dave set out a collection box on Saturday, June 13 at the grand opening of his …Read More
Article by: Randy Griffith, The Tribune-Democrat
Photo by: Thomas Slusser, The Tribune-Democrat
Reprinted with permission. Click here for the original article.
Scientists at Windber’s renowned research institute are gaining inspiration from the organization’s earliest days to address today’s COVID-19 pandemic while looking to the future.
Researchers at Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine are working with …Read More
Beginning this week, all Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) and Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber employees will have the option to have the COVID-19 IgG antibody test. The antibody test is a simple blood draw that indicates if a person had the virus that causes COVID-19 and has developed antibodies …Read More
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.
National Nurses Month is a time for everyone – individuals, employers, other health care …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Greg Whorral, MD, FACOG; Jennifer Anto, CRNP; and Rebecca Kebberly, CRNP. The new practitioners, who began seeing patients this month, join Reid Gentile, DO, FACOG and Howard Horne, DO, FACOG, DABOG.
Dr. Whorral has been practicing in women’s health for …Read More
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 …Read More