The refreshed tobacco policy has been in effect at Guthrie Corning Hospital since July 1 and across the system since Sept. 1. Thank you to all who have supported this important initiative, and who are actively working to create a healthier environment for our patients, visitors, employees and the communities we serve.
Residents at the Personal Care home recently enjoyed an end of summer Hawaiian party. The event included a Hawaiian lunch as well as themed games, such as a pineapple toss. Residents learned a hula dance and wore flowers and leis. Thank you to Bev Brennr and Diane Bahr, who organized the party.
On Sept. 4, Guthrie will launch the third commercial in its latest Brand campaign to the public. The new spot, focusing on the convenience of online scheduling and eGuthrie, continues the story of the family we met in the Guthrie Now and Mayo Clinic Care Network commercials that debuted in the spring. Our very own Dr. Lee Meyers, lead physician of Family Medicine in Wellsboro, also makes an appearance. All three brand commercials will run on TV and radio for eight weeks this fall. The campaign also includes billboards and digital advertising. Please enjoy this sneak peek!
Guthrie physicians, Dr. Jeffery Alwine, sports medicine and Dr. Andrea Worley, pediatrics, spent some time talking about back to school, sports safety and answering patient questions during a live video on Facebook this week. Check out the Guthrie Health Facebook page to view the replay.
Guthrie’s refreshed tobacco policy goes into effect system-wide on September 1. To help everyone prepare, we have created a short and fun video outlining the major changes. The video also includes some sample interactions to help employees know what to say when requesting that a fellow employee, patient or visitor stop using tobacco at a Guthrie location. You can find the video on workplace in the Guthrie News group or by clicking here.
Volunteers from Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital attended their annual summer picnic in August. Thank you to each volunteer across all of Guthrie’s locations for the donation of service and time that they provide to help make Guthrie a great place to receive care.
Great work to all of the teams that had a hand in achieving PCMH Level 3 recognition at all Guthrie Primary Care locations. Learn more about what this recognition means in this brief video from Guthrie Medical Group President, Dr. Frederick Bloom.