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WGH AUXILIARY BOARD HEALTH CARE SCHOLARSHIPS 2018 The Warren General Hospital Auxiliary is again awarding scholarships to Warren County residents currently enrolled full-time in courses leading to certification and/or licensure in a professional health care field. Two health care courses must be part of the curriculum each semester. The moneycan be used for tuition, room, board and/or books. Applicants denied scholarships in a previous year are encouraged to reapply if their status now meets the required criteria. To begin the scholarship application process, applicants must submit atypewrittenintroductoryletterthat includesthe following information:(1) interest in the health care field; (2) financial need; (3)experience, if any, in the health care field; (4) volunteer and employment experience; and (5)when and where training will take place. If all criteria are met, an official application will then be sent to the applicant. This information must be mailed to the Warren General Hospital
Warren General Hospital Auxiliary purchased two new pieces of equipment for Rehab Works this past year. A Hand Held Dynamometer is used to accurately assess strength and is important for return to play decisions after an athletic injury. A Leg Press is a device used to strengthen the lower extremities. Pictured using the Dynamometer is therapist Josh Lewis and patient Levi Hendrickson. Patient Dorothy Culbertson is shown using the Leg Press. Funds raised by the WGH Auxiliary make it possible to purchase much needed medical equipment. The Warren General Hospital Auxiliary GALA, Dance the Night Away at the Club, is now part of the history of the Auxiliary, but our appreciation to all of our generous and kind supporters is very much at the top of our minds. Attendees at this years GALA enjoyed a delicious dinner prepared by the Conewango Club and spent the evening sharing music, dancing and laughter with friends and co-workers. The benevolence of the businesses and individuals listed
Warren General Hospital announced today that an agreement in principle has been reached with Highmark Health, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and LECOM Health to establish an affiliation that will further enhance access to high-quality, high value health services in the communities of the Warren and surrounding regions. In this tentative agreement, Warren General Hospital will provide a membership interest to AHN and LECOM Health. The organizations expect to execute definitive agreements and secure regulatory approvals for their affiliation by the first quarter of 2018. Upon closing of the deal, Warren General will partner with AHN, Highmark Health and LECOM Health to further strengthen and expand the quality and scope of medical care it offers to the region. Today is an exciting new day for Warren General and our hundreds of dedicated and talented caregivers, said Rick Allen, President and CEO of Warren General Hospital. With our determination to remain independent, our Board of Directors
CONGRATULATION TO BOTH WINNERS! The 2017 Screening Center Raffle basket winner was Debbie Hunter (pictured). The employee basket was won by Wendy Gesaman (not pictured).
WARREN GENERAL HOSPITAL SAFE HAVEN All hospitals in Pennsylvania are Safe Havens including Warren General Hospital. We are here to protect your baby if you are not able to care for the baby properly. All you have to do is bring your newborn, (up to 28 days old), into the Hospital lobby and drop the baby off with any staff member. Thats all there is to it. As long as the baby is unharmed and the baby is not a victim of any crime, you will not be in any trouble. No one will ask you any questions; no one will judge you and no one will say a word about your baby. In fact, you dont even have to give your name or address. You can provide medical information about the baby. But you dont have to answer any questions. To speak to someone about the Safe Haven Program, call confidentially at 814-723-3300 extension 1681.
A torn ACL during a basketball game. A concussion as a result of an accident. Speech therapy after a stroke. Injury and issues arise from everyday activities. Driving long distances to see specialists or find good care adds to the stress and can even worsen symptoms. But its not like you dictate where the hospitalsare located, so what do you do? exceptional care, exceptionally close Fortunately, Warren General Hospital and local hospitals like it remove this added concern. There is no need to travel to a major medical center when you can get exceptional care, exceptionally close at a local facility. Our capabilities and specialties rival big-name hospitals and our doctor to patient ratio is much lower. In fact, according to U.S. News World Report, a local hospital may prove to be a better option. How so? Patient-Centered Care To the local hospital, you are more than a patient number. You are a person, a member of the community. Smaller facilities create an atmosphere of home with
Pennsylvania State Employees Information Warren General Hospital, through a cooperative effort with ACL/Quest Diagnostics, is now able to provide laboratory services to Pennsylvania State Employees and Retirees enrolled in the Aetna PEBTF PPO and the Blue Sheild PEBTF PPO program. Pa State Employees, families and retirees participating in the Aetna Custom HMO insurance program are out of network at Warren General. However, you can now have your lab work drawn at Warren General through the Quest draw site. Your tests will be done by a Quest laboratory and billed at in-network rates. Employees needing lab work can go to the Warren General Hospital registration area as always. A few notes: You will need to have your insurance card with you. Your insurance information must be sent to Quest Diagnostics with your specimen to avoid out of network costs. You will be asked to complete an insurance information form to send with your samples. Notify the registration clerk that
Congratulations! To Warren General Hospital for getting voted the 2017 Warren Times Observer newspaper Readers Choice Favorite in 2017. Also, congratulations to our WGH Rehabworks Department voted the best Physical Therapy Center and WGH Home Healthcare Department being voted favorite Home Healthcare Agency Runner-Up. Warren Medical Groups Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Jenafer McKown was voted favorite as well. Thank you, Warren Community, for your continued support of our mission and vision at Warren General Hospital!
Lonnie Heeter, CRNP WMG now accepting patients at 103 St. Clair Street, Warren, PA 16365. Call (814) 723-1212 for an appointment.
Warren General Hospital has expanded its Walk-In Care Service to included Youngsville, PA now. Hours are Noon - 4:00 pm (No appointments needed) Mon/Tues/Wed Location: Youngsville Medical Building 400 East main Street Youngsville, PA
We had all four of our children at Warren General Hospital. We had a good experience and we have recommended the hospital to our friends who are expecting children. It was a great environment and we had a good relationship with the staff. We didnt feel like a number and they seemed happy to help and made us feel a part of the decision process in a relaxed setting. ~ Donnie Tonya Rosie Donnie attended the MMR School of Discipleship program 2000-2002, works as the Marketing Director for Miracle Mountain Ranch in Spring Creek, PA.In 2010 he graduated with Bachelors of Science in Business at Edinboro University of PA. Tonya teaches several history classes online for The Potters School, and is busy with three young boys. She is a 2005 graduate of Malone University with a degree in Integrated Social Studies, and just finished her Masters Degree in Middle and Secondary Instruction from Edinboro University. They have three sons and one daughter; George, born in December 2010, Cole, born in
Together, Leukemia Lymphoma Society and Subaru are spreading hope, love, and warmth to cancer patients through small gestures of hope. LLS and Subaru are donating over 38,000 blankets and messages of hope, written by Subaru customers, to patients across the country, and donate arts crafts kits to children battling cancer. Sean Ellsworth, of Ed Shults of Warren, is pictured here with cancer survivor James Phillips along with Terry Cook, WGH Cancer Center Director. Brenda Bidwell and Angela Austin from the Leukemia Lymphoma Society help deliver the blankets and arts craft kits for children with cancer.
Warren General Hospital Named National 2017 Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital iVantage Health Analytics index measured the 8 pillars of hospital strength to give Warren General Hospital a high ranking among 4,000 national rural hospitals.
Free Speech and Language screenings for children offered at Warren General Hospitals RehabWorks Department at the parent/guardians convenience. They are available to any age and the child will be assessed in areas of listening, understanding, and speaking. They are short 15 minute screenings. Children with undiagnosed speech and language deficits have a higher chance of having difficulties in the educational setting later in life. Children are growing and learning very rapidly from birth to 5, which makes early intervention crucial to age-appropriate development. Theresa Cook -- Speech/Language Pathologist at WGH RehabWorks To register for these free screenings contact Theresa Cook, our new Speech/Language Pathologist, at 814-726-4070.
Diabetes Education Classes are free to the public and will be held the 1st Wednesday of every month from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, in Conference Room C at WGH. The first class is starting on Wednesday Februarys 1st, 2017. Presenters are: Agnes McKenna, Registered Dietitian, Stephanie Dipenti, WGH Staff Pharmacist and Deb Whitton, PTA For more information call Agnes McKenna at: 814-723-4973 extension 1803