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CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (April 11, 2014) – Formal lettering has been placed on the entrance of Chambersburg Hospital’s newest addition. The addition now displays its new name – Norman B. Epstein King Street Addition.

The new addition at Chambersburg Hospital was dedicated to Epstein in recognition of his 25 years of leadership, dedication and vision.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (April 10, 2014) – A stroke can strike quickly and without warning, so when you notice signs or symptoms, you should call 911 immediately, doctors urge. But, what are the signs and symptoms, and what’s next after that phone call? Where do you go? Can your local hospital help you?

Those questions and more will be answered by Dr. Sanjay Dhar, Summit Hospitalist and Medical Director for the Stroke and Telehealth Programs for Summit Health, and Dr. Robert Sterling, Neurologist from Wellspan Neurology during a free community seminar on May 13, 2014, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Wilson College’s Brooks Complex Auditorium in Chambersburg.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (April 3, 2014) – Penn State University’s Health Policy and Administration department awarded John Massimilla, Chief Operating Officer for Chambersburg Hospital, with the department’s Alumni Service Award on Saturday, March 29.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (April 2, 2014) – Summit Health is offering vascular disease screenings on April 22 and April 29 at the Summit Surgical Group - Chambersburg location.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (March 28, 2014) – Juicy red tomatoes, bright orange pumpkins, and deep purple eggplants are just a few of the delicious items local children will grow this year as part of a community garden effort.

WAYNESBORO, Pa. (March 27, 2014) – Caption: (Left) Richard Marks, Chairman of the Waynesboro Hospital Board of Directors, Kathleen Williams, Director of Performance Improvement, VHA Mid-Atlantic Region, Jill Keller, Vice President of Nursing and Quality and Risk Management at Waynesboro Hospital, and Mark Tino, Vice President of Performance Improvement, VHA Mid-Atlantic Region stand with the hospital’s 2013 VHA Mid-Atlantic APEX (Achieving Patient Care Excellence) Award and certificate which was presented at a ceremony on Friday, March 21.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (March 25, 2014) – Medical professionals from Summit Health and community members from the Franklin County area and surrounding communities returned March 18 from an 11-day medical mission trip to Ecuador.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. (March 25, 2014) – According to officials at Summit Health’s hospitals – Chambersburg Hospital and Waynesboro Hospital – many Medicare patients are concerned about their hospital status and what that means for their out-of-pocket cost.
“It’s important to get the care you need, but we understand that the cost of that care is a concern,” said Sherri Stahl, senior vice president of hospital services for Summit Health.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (March 21, 201) – Chambersburg Hospital’s fourth class of Grief Support Group Facilitator trainees graduated on March 4, 2014. The seven-week class was geared at training interested community members on how to facilitate grief support groups in their communities.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. (March 20, 2013) – Both Chambersburg Hospital’s and Waynesboro Hospital’s laboratories were recently awarded re-accreditation from the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

 

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