On August 17, almost 62 years ago, Executive Order 10631 - Code of Conduct for Members of the Armed Forces of the United States was prescribed by president Dwight D. Eisenhower. Today, every member of the armed forces of the United States is expected to embody the standards set out in this code, which is an important part of U.S. military doctrine and tradition.
Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2017-18 in Hip and Knee Replacement by U.S. News & World Report.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28th year, are part of U.S. News’ patient portal, designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.
The Tioga County Department of Health recently recognized Guthrie Waverly Clinic for Excellence in Public Health for increasing Hepatitis B immunization rates. Immunizations are considered a Top Ten Public Health Achievement. Congratulations to the Guthrie Waverly team!
Members of the 1961 Class of the Robert Packer School of Nursing gathered at the Sayre House of Hope recently to present a gift in memory of their classmate, Sandra Eldred Curry Heavlow, who passed away in May of this year following a brief illness. Marie Retter of Sayre, a member of the class said, "Sandy was always a caring nurse and would have been proud to see her life work remembered in this way." Representing the class of 1961 were Carolyn Canfield Kennedy, Margene Bennett Nittinger, Julie Amacher Obrien, Gail Noldy Roley and Marie Bendt Retter.
Back Pain Centers of America, which connects people searching for solutions to their neck and back pain with a reputable physician in their area, announces that the Guthrie Spine Center is the winner of the 2017 Awards of Excellence for the Patient Growth Award. This award recognizes the practices which have demonstrated high growth and healthy growth in a calendar year.
Guthrie has been recognized as one of the nation’s Most Wired hospitals, according to the results of the 2017 Most Wired Survey released by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
Congratulations to all 25 of Guthrie’s primary care locations! They have all received notification that they have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for their efforts under the 2014 guidelines for a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). Guthrie was previously recognized under the NCQA 2011 Standards
June 1946 marked the initial award of the contract to build the B-52 Bomber to Boeing. The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber, which was designed and built by Boeing. It has been operated by the United States Air Force since the 1950s. During his time in the Air Force, Jim Osborn of Guthrie information services serviced and maintained these bombers.
Guthrie has received reaccreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for its vascular labs in Owego, Corning Centerway, Ithaca, Troy, Sayre, Big Flats, Wellsboro and Towanda. This accreditation demonstrates Guthrie’s ongoing commitment to providing quality patient care in vascular testing.