Patrick O'Donnell, president and chief executive officer of Summit Health presents the fiscal year 2015 annual report
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Patrick O’Donnell, president and chief executive officer of Summit Health, presented the fiscal year 2015 annual report at Chambersburg Hospital’s and Waynesboro Hospital’s Board of Directors Annual Meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 24.

O’Donnell addressed the board members and those in attendance regarding the current state of Summit Health for the past 12 months and his vision for the future.

“We’ve made a lot of positive changes this year in our health system, and I’m very grateful for our staff, physicians, advanced practice providers, volunteers, auxilians and board members, and the hard work that’s been done,” O’Donnell said.

“We continue to stress the importance of safety for our patients and safety for our staff.  Quality indicators are measured and reviewed regularly to make sure we are always providing the best care.  We put our patients at the top of the list when we make every decision.”

Summit Health by the Numbers

Summit Health reported revenue of $459 million for fiscal year 2014-15 in their 2015 annual report.

The report, released today and available at, outlines many of the health system’s community benefit programs and awards.

In fiscal year 2014-15, Summit Health reports increased admissions to its hospitals, visits to affiliated physician practices, surgeries performed, and emergency room visits. 

Summit Health invested more than $51.6 million into the community. Half of that money was invested in charity care, or care provided to patients unable to pay.

An Award-Winning Year

Summit Health affiliates were recognized regionally and nationally for performance. The annual report lists the following:

  • VHA awarded Chambersburg Hospital with their Gold Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Partnership for Patients.
  • Chambersburg Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab received the ACTION Registry –GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement award; one of only 256 hospitals nationwide to receive this award
  • The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology Foundation recognized Chambersburg Hospital with the Get with the Guidelines – Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award for treatment of heart failure patients.
  • Chambersburg Hospital received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for 2014; the only hospital in PA to receive the Gold Plus award and one of only 51 hospitals across the nation to receive this honor.
  • Waynesboro Hospital was recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
  • Waynesboro Hospital received the VHA Platinum Award for Outstanding Commitment to Partnership for Patients.  VHA recognized Waynesboro Hospital as a top performer in three or more areas of focus.
  • Waynesboro Hospital received the “Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement” award from the American Heart/American Stroke Association for treatment of stroke patients.

To view the complete report, click here.