CHAMBERSBURG, Pa (May 3, 2013) – W. David Kent, MD, of Summit Palliative Care and Mercersburg Family Care, has earned board certification in Hospice and Palliative medicine from the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
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CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (May 3, 2013) - Chambersburg Hospital was awarded American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Bronze Award for their excellence in Stroke Care at a ceremony on April 25.
According to Steve Dentel from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, this award signifies that patients are leaving Chambersburg Hospital sooner and more patients are surviving their strokes.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa (May 2, 2013) - In recognition of Better Speech and Hearing month, Barry Deese, Audiologist with Summit ENT and Hearing Services in Chambersburg, shared four important tips to help prevent hearing loss.
Deese said, "The most important thing you can do is to wear ear protection. Once damage is done to your hearing you can't get it back without the help of hearing aids."
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. (May 1, 2013) - According to Dr. Sanjay Dhar, an internal medicine specialist with Summit Hospitalists and Medical Director of the Stroke Program at Chambersburg Hospital and Waynesboro Hospital, in Franklin County, Pa., a stroke can strike quickly and quietly, so it's important to act fast when you notice signs and symptoms.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (April 23, 2013) - Summit Health's Board of Directors announced today that Patrick W. O'Donnell of Chambersburg will replace Norman B. Epstein as President & Chief Executive Officer of Summit Health July 1.
O'Donnell is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Summit Health.
GREENCASTLE, Pa. (April 19, 2013) - Summit Health, in cooperation with Penn State Institute of State and Regional Affairs, announced the results of the 2012 Community Health Needs Assessment of Franklin County and Shippensburg Thursday in Greencastle.
Four health priorities were announced: nutrition, mental health, access to healthcare, and education. The priorities will guide community organizations in planning programs and prioritizing funding.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa (April 15, 2013) - The Drew Michael Taylor Foundation and the Summit Health Community Health Department recently received grants from Summit Endowment to aid them in implementing or continuing programs to benefit the community.
WAYNESBORO, Pa (April 12, 2013) – The Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL) granted Waynesboro Hospital accreditation in April 2013. This designation recognizes the hospital’s echocardiography laboratory for its commitment to high quality patient care and testing.
WAYNESBORO, Pa (April 10, 2013) – Waynesboro Hospital was ranked among the top 10 percent of the nation’s hospitals for providing outstanding patient safety, according to a report released at www.healthgrades.com on April 9.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (April 10, 2013) - Dr. Virgilio Centenera has joined Summit Urology Group, an affiliate of Summit Health, located at Summit Health Center - Building 2, 757 Norland Ave., Suite 208, Chambersburg, Pa.