Guthrie remains committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our patients, staff and visitors. We continue to closely monitor the prevalence of COVID-19 in our community and follow state and federal guidelines in order to safely care for our patients. Although Pennsylvania and New York have relaxed visitation restrictions for health care systems, the states give the final authority on establishing visitation guidelines to each health care facility.
In light of the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, many events have been canceled or will be rescheduled for a later date. Click here for an updated list of postponed and canceled events.
The OnBase system will undergo routine maintenance on Saturday, June 20 beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at 10:30 a.m. The system will be available during this time however, you may experience some system performance delays.
The 18th annual Golf for Guthrie Hospice is set to take place today, Friday, June 19, at Shepard Hills Country Club. The mission of the tournament is to raise funds for Hospice, which provides end-of-life services for patients throughout the region – regardless of ability to pay – and offers bereavement services in the community.
Guthrie is committed to providing the high quality of care our employees have come to expect with their Guthrie benefits. Beginning July 1, Guthrie will offer EAP benefits through a new partner - SupportLinc, administered by CuraLinc Healthcare.
SupportLinc will replace our existing NexGen services offered by eni and will offer the core benefits employees have come to know and expect from Guthrie EAP.
Additionally, you will experience increased value through high-touch service management, including:
Dawn Clover, Manager, Guthrie Employee Assistance Program, is offering virtual support groups for Guthrie employees to discuss issues, challenges, and concerns during this unprecedented time. Each support group will take place online through Microsoft Teams. The groups are informal and welcoming and will provide dialogue and peer support.
Online education may have ended, but regular physical activity is still important during the summer. Guthrie has partnered with GoNoodle on a free, online resource called Good Energy at Home. Good Energy includes premium content and learning materials that are used in four-out-of-five U.S. elementary schools. These movement and mindfulness videos are accompanied by downloadable learning resources and ideas for off-screen activities for families to do at home.
Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Wound Care Center has received the President’s Circle award, presented by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services.
The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 92 percent within 28 median days to heal.
Out of all eligible Centers across the United States, less than 30 were honored with this award nationwide.
A total of 14 scholarships were awarded in Guthrie’s Annual Health Professions and Employee Scholarship Programs.
Four scholarships were given to children of Guthrie employees with no restrictions on academic career interest, while the remaining 10 scholarships were given to students throughout the region whose academic endeavors will be directly related to health care. All students will receive $650 a year for four years for undergraduate studies. This year’s winners are listed below.