The Trauma Center at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital treats patients with life-threatening injuries, many caused by motor vehicle crashes. Distracted driving contributes to a large number of motor vehicle-related injuries.
We are pleased to welcome Scott Silvestri, MBA, as Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Scott joins Guthrie from Coshocton County Memorial Hospital in Coshocton, Ohio where he served as Chief Financial Officer. Scott possesses unique experience as a hospital and health system financial leader based upon his 21 years of experience in the field. Please make him feel very welcome!
Guthrie and Hanger Clinic hosted a special presentation for staff this week focused on the recovery journey of a local teacher who received trauma services at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital. The event featured former trauma patient Jeremiah Serfas of Sayre, Pa. and Guthrie vascular surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Sampson. They both spoke about the 2011 accident that brought Serfas to Guthrie, its immediate aftermath, and Serfas’ ongoing recovery.
The Guthrie Clinic Pharmacy has recently started a new prescription delivery service for inpatients at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, called 'Meds to Beds'. Patients admitted to the hospital can have the medications prescribed by their physician delivered straight to their room before they are discharged. The 'Meds to Beds' program aims to reduce readmissions to the hospital by ensuring our patients are able to take their medications as prescribed.
Each month, we are highlighting a key military date and featuring the story of a service member or veteran connected to Guthrie whose story relates to that date.
On August 1, 1907 the very first iteration of the US Air Force was formed as a division of the US Army by an act of Congress. This division would become a separate military branch in 1947, and has since become the largest of the world's air forces.
Volunteer Services at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital is in need of large paper clips. The Volunteer Services Department does many jobs for departments throughout the Sayre campus that require paper clips. If you to have any extra large paperclips in your area, please send them to Volunteer Services.
Congratulations to Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Emergency Department nurses, Tasha Tambeau and Kathy Crockett, who recently obtained their Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN). Both completed an extensive examination given by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing to receive the certificate.
Fidelity is offering more one-on-one sessions for Guthrie employees, except for Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital employees who are not yet receiving Fidelity retirement services and Guthrie Corning Hospital collective bargaining unit. Click here to see upcoming dates for Sayre, Corning, Troy, Big Flats, Med Supply Depot in Sayre and Guthrie Home Health/Hospice.