2016-06-24

Jaewon Ryu, M.D., J.D., named Geisinger chief medical officer



Danville, PA – Jaewon Ryu, M.D., J.D., has been named executive vice president and chief medical officer at Geisinger Health System. He will join the organization in this role at the end of September. A board certified emergency medicine physician, Ryu joins Geisinger from Humana in Louisville, Kentucky where he was president of integrated care delivery. Originally from Chicago, Ryu […]

PHAN issues statement on proposed rates for 2017 Health Insurance Plans



HARRI SBURG , PA – The Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID) posted preliminary rate information for 2017 health insurance plans sold in the individual and small group markets, which includes the Health Insurance Marketplace (HealthCare. gov), in Pennsylvania. Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace this year will begin Nov. 1 and continue through Jan. 31. Antoinette Kraus, director of the […]

NSSC accepts energy- efficiency award on behalf of industry partner



Williamsp ort, PA – The Northwest Energy Efficiency Council, national sponsor of the Building Operator Certification program that trains and certifies workers in best practices for energy efficiency, has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a 2016 Energy Star Award. Pennsylvania College of Technology’s National Sustainable Structures Center is part of the network of licensed providers nationwide […]

Cook Family supports JC Blair ER eye care room



Huntingdon, PA – After 40 years of serving the Huntingdon community as an optometrist, Dr. John Cook and his wife Carol are extending their community- minded spirit to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital with a contribution of $25,000 to sponsor a state-of-the-art eye exam room in the newly refurbished Emergency Department. “I can’t think of anything better suited to us than […]

Karen Cherinka, CRN P, joins Mount Nittany Physician Group



State College, PA – Mount Nittany Health is pleased to announce the addition of Karen Cherinka, CRNP, to the Family Medicine practice at Mount Nittany Health – Penns Valley. Cherinka received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Penn State Worthington Scranton, and her Master of Science in nursing form Graceland University in Missouri. She is a member of Sigma […]

Horner appointed business development officer at Kish Bank



Bellefonte, PA – Kish Bank has announced the appointment of Terry Horner as vice president and business development officer. Horner’s banking career has spanned over 40 years in the Centre County area. He comes to Kish from M&T Bank, where his position as a multi-site commercial branch manager allowed him to assist customers in the Bellefonte area with their commercial […]

Brennan makes Becker’s Hospital Review’s ‘CFOs to Know’ 2016 list



Danville, PA – Kevin Brennan, CPA, FHFMA, executive vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO) of Geisinger Health System (GHS), has been named to the Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2016 list of “150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know,” which recognizes high-performing financial strategists in the hospital industry. It is the fourth time he has made the list. […]

AccuWeather appoints Steven Hickson as chief financial officer



State College, PA – AccuWeather has announced the appointment of Steven Hickson as chief financial officer. Hickson brings global media and management experience to guide continued record growth at AccuWeather. In his management role at AccuWeather, Hickson directs all financial responsibilities and stewardship and is a member of the company’s executive team, overseeing AccuWeather’s leadership and continued expansion as the […]

Steve D. Lowden, PE named geotechnical lead for Larson Design Group



Montoursville, PA – Steve D. Lowden is a registered professional civil engineer with over 25 years of experience as a geotechnical engineer, project manager, department manager and director of geotechnical services. Lowden is a member of several professional organizations including as the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Geo-Institute and the American Society of Highway Engineers. He earned a Bachelor of […]

Marty Muchnok named president of First National Insurance Agency



PITT SBURGH , PA – F.N.B. Corporation announced the naming of Marty Muchnok as president of its insurance subsidiary, First National Insurance Agency, LLC. Muchnok will transition into his new role upon the retirement of Dwight “Whitey” Kollmeier in June 2016. As president, Muchnok will be responsible for the overall growth and profitability of the agency in all lines of […]