Beginning Monday, Feb. 27, the entrance to the vendor parking lot on Guthrie’s Sayre campus will be closed for construction work being completed along the side of the facilities building. Vendors who wish to access the lot will be able to do so from the Weight Loss Center parking lot. Signage will be in place during the closure.
Guthrie will implement a new Purchase Order Vendor policy beginning on March 1. Over the past few months, the Purchasing team has been working hard to identify improvements, implement efficiencies and increase the convenience of making purchases at Guthrie. The goal of these improvements is to streamline processes and make it easier and more convenient for employees and vendors to complete transactions. Part of the new process will require a Purchase Order (PO) to be in place for any goods and services provided to Guthrie before an invoice will be paid.
Cancer Center Benefit Luncheon – Feb. 17 - A benefit luncheon in support of Guthrie’s Survivor’s Day event will be held on Feb. 17 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Cancer Center Conference room on 5 Red in Sayre. Lunch will include a meatball sub, chips, dessert and a drink for $6.00. All proceeds will benefit the Survivor's Day celebration to be held in June.
Guthrie Foundation has announced that the following study is open to enrollment at the Sayre Campus: SERENITY - Phase II study for Moderate to Severely Active Crohn’s Disease, protocol I6T-MC-AMAG, sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company. The principal investigator is Thomas McDonald, M.D. and the research coordinators are Irmgard Lewis, CCPR and Katherine Hoey, R.N. For information call 800-836-0388 or 570-887-5415.
We have become aware of a scam in which a caller calls Guthrie offices and asks for updated contact information. After receiving this information, they send a bill for listing that Guthrie location in some type of book or directory. To avoid these bills, we ask that if you receive a call requesting updated contact information, please inform the caller that you are unable to provide that information and hang up the phone.
In order to assist patients, visitors and staff with vehicle related problems, Guthrie Safety and Security would like to announce a partnership with Huckles Towing and Recovery of Waverly NY. This partnership is a 24/7 Vehicle Assistance Program. (VAP) This program consists of the following:
Jump starts related to battery problems
Vehicle Lock Outs
If you or a patient or visitor on the Guthrie Sayre Campus experience any of the above vehicle issues, please contact Guthrie Security a 570-887-4207 for assistance.
The seventh annual Hot Topics in Primary Care Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 25 from 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Patterson Auditorium on Guthrie's Sayre Campus. This symposium is most relevant for physicians involved in the practice of general medicine. This includes general interests, hospitalists, sub-specialists in internal medicine, family physicians, general practitioners, and residents and fellows in internal medicine and family medicine.
PARC Go-Live – Feb. 11 – The Patient Access Revenue Cycle (PARC) project will go live during an overnight downtime from Friday, Feb. 10 into Saturday, Feb. 11. After this time, IDX will no longer be used to register and schedule patients, and new Epic modules for registration, scheduling, and billing will be in full use. Beginning with the downtime, a command center will be open 24/7 and can be reached at 570-887-7199 or email@example.com.
You may have seen someone walking the halls and ask yourself, “I wonder what they do here?” The answer is simple; almost anything! Our volunteers are a wonderful group of people who bring a wide variety of skills and another level of compassion to serve our patients at each of our Guthrie hospitals. They generously donate their time to assist patients and staff performing various tasks.
On Feb. 17, the Facilities team will begin weekend construction work on the roof of the Sayre Clinic building. They will be closing the North Entrance of the building during this work to allow for a crane. During this time, the North Entrance will be closed, and cannot be accessed. Emergency Department patients will still be able to access the ED through its main entrance, but all other patients, staff and visitors should use the South Entrance during this work period. Signage will be put in place to help direct patients and visitors, and Security staff will also be on hand.