We are pleased to announce Joseph Choi, MD, PhD as Chairman of Orthopaedics and Chief of the Musculoskeletal service line. Dr. Choi is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who has been with Guthrie since 2009 and has demonstrated his commitment to the Guthrie Orthopaedics team after years of dedicated service and leadership in the department. Congratulations to Dr.
We are pleased to announce the second annual Veterans Day Poppy Display Competition. Each department in the organization will receive 50 red poppies. You are being challenged to create a display, with those poppies, which can be placed in break rooms or patient waiting areas to honor either employees in your team who are current or retired veterans, or who have family members in the military. This year's theme is “She Served”, a salute to female veterans, past and present.
As the seasons change and kids are getting back into the swing of the school schedule, take a minute to register for Guthrie Now. It’s an easy way to visit with a provider on the go from a smart phone, tablet, or computer. Registration is free and staff members who have the Guthrie Network Advantage plan can visit with a provider on Guthrie Now for a $15 copay. Watch this video to learn more.
We are pleased to announce Sherri Paul as the new Senior Director, Oncology Service Line. Sherri has worked for Guthrie since 2007. Her most recent role was as the Manager, Corning Cancer & Infusion Center at Guthrie Corning Hospital. Congratulations to Sherri on her new role.
Community members are invited to a special health screening event at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital in September. Attendees can receive a variety of informational and diagnostic tests at discounted rates during the event from 6 - 9 a.m. on Sept 15-17.
The event will offer a number of tests that can help identify a range of health problems. Available tests include:
Guthrie HealthWorks Wellness & Fitness Center has a two-week offer to help you get fit and healthy this fall. When you register for a 12-month membership from Sept. 19 - 30, you receive the following benefits:
Club benefits begin immediately
No dues until November
No sign-up fee
New members can take advantage of this two-week special, by calling Guthrie HealthWorks at 607-937-5555 or stop by the facility at 9768 Liberty Drive in Painted Post, N.Y. Click here to learn more.
The Cancer Center at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital will host a Leukemia and Lymphoma Dinner on Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. at the Best Western in Sayre. Registration and refreshments will begin at 5 p.m. The event will feature a presentation by Dr. Bradley Lash and dinner at 6 p.m. Pre-registration is required but there is no cost to participants. To register, please contact Cyndi Klose: 717-652-6520 or email@example.com.
A newly renovated area at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital is now open for interventional pain services.
This new space will allow for the expansion of Guthrie's interventional pain services in Towanda. Guthrie providers are now seeing patients for office visits and procedures on Wednesdays and Fridays. Guthrie’s interventional pain management program provides minimally invasive, non-surgical techniques and treatment options for patients with chronic pain.
Fall Sports Injuries – Management, Diagnoses & Prevention will be held Sept. 20 from 5 - 6 p.m. at Hotel Ithaca on Cayuga St. in Ithaca, N.Y. Guthrie’s Dr. Bruce Greene will go over the management, diagnoses and prevention of common sports injuries. This seminar is open to athletes, parents, and coaches and is free, although registration is required.