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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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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 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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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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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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Spring is Here! Are You Ready?

written by Lisa Valko, OTR/L, ITOT, CKTP

Getting Ready for Spring Clean Up
It doesn’t matter if Phil sees his shadow, spring inevitably arrives before we know it. This means that we will be going from sitting and watching TV and doing light household tasks to being outside bending, lifting, raking, digging, and planting. Are you …

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JMBCC Receives Ford Warrior Quilt Donations

In preparation for celebrating National Quilting Day, set for March 18, the region’s Ford dealers presented a Ford Warrior Quilt and a new “Support Quilt” to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). The facility received its third full-size Ford Warrior Quilt and first Support Quilt, a smaller quilt created to hang in a …

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Arbutus Park Retirement Community Donates $965 to JMBCC

Representatives of Arbutus Park Retirement Community presented a $965 donation to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in Windber. The community raised money by selling gobs and pumpkin rolls this past fall. This is the eighth year the community has held fundraisers to support the center, and this year’s donation brings their total …

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

The Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. (GNOAI) committee presented a check for $50,000, their largest donation to date, 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 …

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Local Organizations Support JMBCC

Several local organizations generously donated funds to support breast cancer awareness and the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center by holding various fundraisers during the month of October. Their charitable support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services- including mammograms, …

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