Guthrie Medical Group recently received the 2015 United Healthcare PATH Excellence in Patient Service Award. This award was in recognition of the quality of service Guthrie providers gave their patients in 2015. In recognition of its successful efforts with Medicare Advantage patients in particular, Guthrie also earned a quality incentive of over $300,000. Over the past year, Guthrie has successfully achieved the PATH programs performance metrics, with the majority being measured at a five star rating.
Last week Guthrie celebrated National Healthcare Foodservice Workers Week by recognizing food service workers at each of our four hospitals. Thank you to all the food and nutrition workers at Guthrie who work hard to keep patients and staff well-nourished and healthy!
The Towanda food service team at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital
As part of Guthrie’s recognition of Veteran’s Day in November, a “Thank a Veteran” form is now available for staff. Click here to submit your word of thanks to a Guthrie veteran. The messages will be compiled and sent to Guthrie’s Veterans on Veteran’s Day. Please submit your thank you notes before Nov. 1.
Guthrie’s Dr. Rodrigo Samodal, a family medicine physician in Guthrie’s Big Flats and Watkins Glen practices, was awarded the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The degree was conferred on Dr. Samodal and more than 140 family physicians during a convocation Sept. 23, in conjunction with the AAFP's annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.
In honor of Veterans Day Nov. 11, Guthrie is collecting a "Tribute to the Troops" honoring employees or their family members who are serving or have served in the armed forces. This tribute will be posted on the announcements page on Guthrie’s Intranet as well as in Friday Facts on Nov. 11.
As part of Guthrie’s recognition of Veteran’s Day in November, a new “Thank a Veteran” form is now available for staff. Click here to submit your word of thanks to a Guthrie veteran. The messages will be compiled and sent to Guthrie’s Veterans on Veteran’s Day. Please submit your thank you notes before Nov. 1.
Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital has been named a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association. This recognition means that the communities of the Twin Tiers now have access to nationally accredited stroke care.