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May 09, 2016

Susquehanna Health Promotes Mental Health National Prevention Week

Susquehanna Health’s Behavioral Health team will honor National Mental Health Prevention Week 2016 in the cafeterias of Divine Providence Hospital, Regional Medical Center and Muncy Valley Hospital May 13-18.

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May 03, 2016

Boppy Company Donates 100 Boppys to Susquehanna Health for Mother's Day

The Boppy Company has donated 100 Boppy® Slipcovered Pillows to Susquehanna Health’s Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) to give to first-time mothers living in Lycoming County and Clinton Counties who participate in the NFP program.

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May 01, 2013

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for May 2016

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of May to provide health information, breast enlargement advice and any other info to benefit the community.

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April 30, 2013

Susquehanna Health Honors Volunteers

Susquehanna Health (SH) Lycoming Affiliates played host to the annual volunteer recognition luncheon event April 24 at the Holiday Inn in . Coinciding with National Volunteer Week, the event is a way for the SH to pay tribute to countless hours of local volunteerism.

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April 25, 2013

Muncy Valley Hospital Prepares for 30th Annual Lawn Party

The 30th Annual Muncy Valley Hospital Lawn Party is scheduled Saturday, June 15 from 6:30 am to 4 pm on the grounds of the hospital. Party activities begin with a breakfast from 6:30 to 11 am. Registration for the Irv Zablocky Memorial Run/Walk/Wheelchair opens at 7 am, and the race begins at 8:30 am.

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April 15, 2013

Susquehanna Health Honors Nurses with DAISY Awards

Three Susquehanna Health nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. A nurse from each Lycoming County Susquehanna Health campus is selected each quarter. Anyone may nominate a nurse for a DAISY award – a coworker, patient, patient’s family or physician.

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April 12, 2013

Susquehanna Health Expands Orthopedics Team

Susquehanna Health Orthopedics is pleased to announce the addition of John Kuri II, MD to its team.

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April 05, 2013

Susquehanna Health to Host 11th Annual Diabetes Taste-In Event

Susquehanna Health’s Diabetes and Nutrition Care Center will host its 11th Annual Taste-In event Tuesday, April 16 from 6 to 8 pm in the Walnut Conference Room, Susquehanna Tower, Regional Medical Center, .

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April 04, 2013

Family Health Fest Highlights Community Wellness Activities

Susquehanna Health is reaching out to improve the health of the communities it serves by offering a Family Health Fest on Saturday, April 13 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Lycoming Mall, Pennsdale.

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April 01, 2013

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for April 2013

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of April to provide health information and benefit the community.

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March 28, 2013

Susquehanna Health Physician Recognized for Service and Dedication to Emergency Medical Services

Dr. Greg Frailey, Medical Director of Prehospital Services at Susquehanna Health, was recently recognized for his service and dedication to emergency medical services with the Dr. John P. Pryor Street Medicine Society Award.

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March 27, 2013

Susquehanna Health Offers MyKeyCare Patient Portal

Susquehanna Health now offers its patients MyKeyCare, a secure online tool to gather, store and manage health information from a tablet, smartphone or computer.

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March 20, 2013

Muncy Valley Hospital Named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Susquehanna Health’s Muncy Valley Hospital (MVH) was recently named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics. MVH is the only CAH named to the list from the state of Pennsylvania.

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March 20, 2013

Make Your Voice Heard in Lycoming County

Make your voice heard on health concerns in Lycoming County through Susquehanna Health’s health needs survey. Susquehanna Health is currently conducting a comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) to identify and prioritize health needs in Lycoming County.

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March 18, 2013

Baby Cafe Support Group Adds Saturday Classes

Susquehanna Health’s Baby Café support group meeting for new mothers will expand its offerings to include twice monthly Saturday timeslots.

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March 11, 2013

Susquehanna Health Participates in "Raise the Region"

Raise the Region is a unique, online giving event that provides an opportunity for people who care about their community to come together and raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in 24 hours. Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships have generously committed $125,000 in matching funds that will be applied to each donation to participating nonprofit organizations.

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March 06, 2013

Susquehanna Health Offers Colorectal Cancer Awareness Event

Dr. Vivek Kumar, Susquehanna Health gastroenterology specialist, and Tina Carter, registered nurse and manager of Susquehanna Health’s Digestive Disease Center, offer a free, informative session Tuesday, March 19 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at The LifeCenter, Lycoming Mall, Muncy.

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March 05, 2013

Susquehanna Health Sponsors ELYMCA Spring Run/Walk

Striving to improve the health of children and adults in the communities it serves, Susquehanna Health (SH) has partnered with the Eastern Lycoming YMCA (ELYMCA) by sponsoring the organization’s 3rd Annual Spring 5K Run/Walk. This event will be held at Hughesville High School on Saturday, April 13 from 8 to 11:30 am

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March 01, 2013

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for March 2013

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of March to provide health information and benefit the community.

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February 08, 2013

Susquehanna Health Hosts Second Day of Dance at Lycoming Mall

Susquehanna Health’s Spirit of Women program will hold its second annual Day of Dance event Saturday, February 23 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Lycoming Mall, Pennsdale.

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February 06, 2013

Laurel Home Health/Hospice Now Part of Susquehanna Health

As part of the former Laurel Health System’s affiliation with Susquehanna Health, Laurel Home Health/Hospice is now Susquehanna Health Home Care & Hospice effective February 1.

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January 29, 2013

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for February 2013

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of February to provide health information and benefit the community.

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January 21, 2013

Susquehanna Health Selects Fourth Quarter DAISY Award Recipients

Three Susquehanna Health nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

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January 09, 2013

New Physical & Aquatic Therapy Center Opens in Wellsboro

Bigger, brighter and better equipped, a brand new center offering physical and aquatic therapy has opened in Wellsboro near the intersection of Route 6 and Mount Zion Road (11893 Route 6).

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January 09, 2013

Susquehanna Health to Host Outlaws Events

Susquehanna Health will host the Outlaws for an autograph signing session and player meet-and-greet at Regional Medical Center January 14 from 3:30 – 5 pm.

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January 04, 2013

Susquehanna Health Gastroenterologists Receive Board Certification

Susquehanna Health Digestive Disease Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Vivek Kumar and Dr. Puneet Basi have recently received their board certifications for gastroenterology.

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January 02, 2013

Susquehanna Health Sports Medicine Physician Keeps Athletes on Ice

When plans for a professional ice hockey team in , PA began to solidify, Susquehanna Health Sports Medicine physician Dr. Edward Gusick made it his goal to get in on the action. Having grown up near the Armory on Penn Street (a popular lot for novice ice skating), Dr. Gusick saw the sports team and ice hockey rink as a great opportunity for the community at large. His past experience working as medical staff for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins was a catalyst for pursuing a partnership with the Outlaw organization.

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January 02, 2013

Can a Person be Both Fit & Fat?

Spirit of Women Offers Event to Tackle the Topic

As the American girth increases, “fit and fat?” is becoming a topic of interest by many who find themselves gaining weight. “Fit” and “fat” are not necessarily exclusive conditions. A person can be overweight, but still be physically fit, and physical fitness may actually counteract some damage that being overweight causes.

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