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Windber Hospice receives horse show donation

WINDBER, PA - The Greater Johnstown Saddle Club and Golden Star Horse Farm presented a check in the amount of $15,000 to Windber Hospice from their 16th Annual Benefit Horse Show that was held on August 19 and 20 at the Greater Johnstown Saddle Club More...

City Hospitals Auxiliary contributes to UPMC Susquehanna’s Stop the Bleed campaign

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Members of the City Hospitals Auxiliary at UPMC Susquehanna recently made a $25,000 contribution to UPMC Susquehanna’s Stop the Bleed campaign.   More...

People

Conemaugh Memorial welcomes two hospitalists

JOHNSTOWN, PA – Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center welcomes two hospitalists to provide care for inpatients at its main campus on Franklin Street, Johnstown.  Ryan Harris, DO, and Najwa Pervin, MD join Apogee Physicians to coordinate care o More...

Kaiser new head of newborn medicine at Penn State Children’s Hospital

HERSHEY, PA - Following a national search, Dr. Jeffrey R. Kaiser has been named chief of the Division of Newborn Medicine at Penn State Children’s Hospital.  More...

Excela Health welcomes new director to human resources

GREENSBURG, PA - Excela Health welcomes Katelyn Printz as director of employee relations at Westmoreland Hospital. Printz comes to Excela from UPMC St. Margaret Hospital where her most recent position was manager of human resources.  More...

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Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital receives $40,000 from Pink Zone

LEWISTOWN, Pa. – Pennsylvania Pink Zone recently presented a $40,000 check to Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital as part of its effort to help with improving breast cancer awareness and treatments in the community.  More...

Conemaugh Memorial hosts Addiction Crisis Summit

Johnstown, PA - Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center hosted a free healthcare professional opportunity on the national addiction crisis and a free educational opportunity to the public focused on non- opioid options for pain management.  More...

Medicare Advantage plan premiums will lower slightly next year

On Oct. 1, UPMC Health Plan released its statewide Medicare Advantage plan rates for 2018. Members in most of UPMC’s six for Life Advantage plans will see their monthly premiums reduced by $2 to $14 next year. More...

Community (County Spotlight)

New downtown businesses, growing annual events bode well for the Juniata River Valley

Spotlight on Mifflin and Juniata counties

Juniata and Mifflin counties have long held onto businesses and manufacturers that are proven steady economic drivers. Companies like Kish Bank, Philips Ultrasound, Nittany Paper and First Quality make up the economic foundation for the region. More...

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