The Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. (GNOAI) committee presented a check for $47,500, 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. After being …Read More
National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is February 13-19. Join us to celebrate the life-saving impact of cardiac rehabilitation.
Cardiac rehab plays an important role in reducing the potentially devastating effects of heart disease and improving quality of life for patients and their families. Cardiac rehab combines exercise training, proper nutrition, and education to help those with heart …Read More
There is a famous Margaret Mead quote that says, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
Nothing could be truer about the small group of local folks who believed that a breast care center in the small town of Windber, …Read More
Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is that we’re more successful at meeting our health goals when we work on them with others.
Heart disease is …Read More
The Hiram G. Andrews Center Student Activities Committee presented a check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in the amount of $1,155. They raised funds from selling breast cancer awareness items and holding a basket raffle, Pink Out Day, and Dollar Denim Fridays. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, …Read More
The Christmas Village surrounding a 40-foot Christmas tree in Downtown Johnstown has added some new real estate! Starting this year, visitors will be able to find a castle inspired by the movie “Frozen” …Read More
During November the hospice, palliative care, and home health community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, social workers, chaplains, support staff, and volunteers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Tameka Scott, DO, who is fellowship-trained in advanced gastrointestinal endoscopy and minimally invasive foregut surgery. She performs a diverse blend of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures with a focus on on preventative endoscopic procedures as well as foregut procedures, including hiatal hernia …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) has received a five-star Overall Hospital Quality Star rating – the highest possible – from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This year, more than 4,500 Medicare-certified hospitals were ranked on their quality of care with five stars being the best.
As a five-star hospital, CSSMCW is …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) and Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC) and have announced a clinical affiliation agreement that will enable the two healthcare providers to coordinate patient care between the two organizations. The overall goal is to preserve and enhance CSSMCW and IRMC as strong providers of high quality, cost-effective healthcare …Read More