October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men is the victim of domestic violence in her or his lifetime, as well as 1 in 7 adults in the United States who are the survivors of witnessing and/or being the recipient of child abuse.
Throughout the month of September, we continue visits to each of the clinics to introduce the new recruitment and retention campaign to all employees. You will have a chance to sign a creative display which will travel across the Guthrie system and will be installed in the Sumner Lobby. Upcoming locations include: Waverly, Athens, Wyalusing, Tunkhannock, Dushore, Ithaca, Sayre Clinic Locations and House of Hope, and Towanda locations. For the road show schedule, please click here.
On August 21st, with most of the nation following the eclipse, Danika Lisi decided to offer lemonade to thirsty eclipse-watchers. Danika, of Painted Post, set up a lemonade stand in her community and donated the proceeds to Guthrie Corning Hospital’s Cancer Center Fund, in honor of her father, a cancer survivor. Danika’s father also recently donated to the Cancer Center Fund during the annual Relay for Life. Our thanks to the Lisi family for their thoughtfulness and generosity.
Congratulations to recent graduates of the Radiology Technology Program at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital. The program is a full-time, two-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program. It is a collaborative program with Mansfield University’s Department of Health Sciences. Students spend the first semester on the University campus in Mansfield, Pa., and the remaining three semesters plus two summer sessions at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital where they complete classroom and clinical experience.
Employees (non-providers) across Guthrie have one more week to participate in the 2017 Employee Opinion Survey process. This survey is an important tool used to measure how employees feel about their work environment, their coworkers and manager, and about the Guthrie organization. This year’s survey is an abbreviated survey that consists of 15 Power Items, 6 Engagement Items, and any items that the specific unit or department had previously developed action plans around. Information from this year’s survey will be used to develop action plans that drive improvement across the system.
Philip J. Ryan, CPA, who has served as Interim CFO for the past four months, has agreed to accept the permanent position of The Guthrie Clinic's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective March 26. Phil came to Guthrie from Crozer-Keystone Health System after a 27-year career. As the Sr.
In this month’s CEO video, Dr. Scopelliti discusses Guthrie’s new brand campaign with Mary Ann Dougherty, VP for Strategic Planning and Marketing. Check it out to learn more about the campaign and preview the new commercials before they premier on television next week. Click below to view the video behind the Guthrie firewall or click here to view it on YouTube.
If you want to be in the know about important Guthrie topics, the monthly CEO video is a great place to start. Hear directly from Dr. Scopelliti and other senior leaders each month on hot topics from across Guthrie. This month’s video looks at the year ahead as we kick off 2017. To view Dr. Scopelliti's monthly video within Guthrie (behind the firewall), click here. To view it externally on YouTube, click here.
Two weeks ago, we asked staff to take part in a quiz about the new-look Friday Facts. The response was great – nearly 100 of you took the time to share your thoughts and offer suggestions on ways that we can make improvements to Guthrie’s weekly staff newsletter. Thank you!