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2012 Spirit of Planetree Award

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber, a Planetree Designated patient-centered care hospital, recently presented the 2012 Spirit of Planetree Award to two of its associates.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber Honors Key Player of the Year

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber presented Paula Grieco, Administrative Assistant and PET/CT Patient Service Coordinator, the Key Player of the Year Award at their annual employee recognition dinner

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber Employees Support Medical Mission

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber employees not only provide the Planetree philosophy of Patient-Centered Care to their patients locally, but are reaching out on a global level as well. For the past 12 years, Windber Medical Center Physician, Dr. Rodolfo Furigay has worked alongside the Philippine American Medical Society (PAMS) of Western PA providing medical and surgical care to those less fortunate.

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Local Red Cross, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber Packing Personal Care Items for Area Veterans on Aug. 8. Congressman Mark Critz Will Join the “Totes of Hope” Project Next Week

On Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 1 p.m. at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (600 Somerset Avenue in Windber), the American Red Cross Keystone Chapter and Windber Medical Center will be taking these collected items and packing up totes to prepare them for distribution to veterans-in-need. Congressman Mark Critz will also be present that day to assist in the effort.

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Local Red Cross and Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber Collecting Personal Care Items for Area Veterans

The local Red Cross has teamed up with Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber to offer additional assistance to area veterans with the Totes of Hope initiative. Through July 31, the American Red Cross Keystone Chapter and Windber Medical Center will be collecting personal care items to assist homeless and underserved veterans in the local community.

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Girl Scouts add beauty to Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber

Patients and visitors of Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber and the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center can enjoy some added beauty thanks to Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40976 and Senior Troop 40921.

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Local Marine Participates In Son’s Birth Via Webcam

A local Marine stationed in Japan was able to be part of his son’s birth thanks to a webcam and Skype.

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Area Hospital Promotes Nurturing Environment

You go into a hospital expecting to be treated for a medical problem, not to enjoy the company of the staff or to relax in the comforting environment. But one medical center in our region focuses on healing that begins with nurturing the body, mind and spirit.

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Health care employees help send soldiers care packages

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Planetree, VeteranCare and the Helping Hands Committees have put together holiday care packages to send to military personnel who are stationed in Afghanistan.

Kim Oleksa, the foundation’s director, said the three large boxes included everything from personal care supplies to snacks that were donated by employees and people using the hospital.

“We sent out a request to the employees via e-mail asking for donations,” she said. “We also set up boxes throughout the hospital where people could donate items.”

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Windber hospital salutes its veterans

It was just a lapel pin and round of applause, but Army veteran Sylvester Baran said Monday’s VeteranCare reception was the most meaningful honor he has received for his service. “I thought that was one of the nicest programs anybody could have done,” Baran, 77, said after the Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber event Monday in WindberPlace conference center. Baran has been employed for 16 years as a courier for the medical center. He was among 36 hospital employees, physicians, volunteers and board members recognized Monday for their military service. The program introduced VeteranCare, the medical center’s new focus on responding to the unique health care needs of military veterans, hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Barbara Cliff said during the program.

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