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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for New Cardiac Catheterization Lab

On August 2, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of the new Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW). Patients with advanced coronary artery disease can schedule their elective procedure conveniently, close to home, and without the stressors of travel, time, and availability of larger facilities

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Windber Hospice Receives Donation

The Greater Johnstown Saddle Club & Golden Star Horse Farm presented a check in the amount of $16,500 to Windber Hospice from their 15th Annual Benefit Horse Show.

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New Cardiac Cath Lab Manager Hired

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to announce that Shannon Vitovich, RN has been named Cardiac Catheterization Lab Manager for the new facility that is planned to open this fall. In this newly developed position, she will coordinate the development of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, policies and procedures, staff education, and overall function of the lab.

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Do You Know The Difference Between Bmi And Body Fat %

Most people get these two confused thinking that they mean the same thing. That couldn�t be farther from the truth!

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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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