Staff at Guthrie Corning Hospital held an ugly sweater contest. First prize for an individual went to Joyce Lott from the Recovery Unit, first prize for a department was awarded to patient registration and the wound care team in a tie vote.
The Skilled Nursing Unit at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital hosted a Halloween party this month. Special thanks to Crystal Swackhamer and her daughter Miarah Leiser for providing residents with Halloween outfits, make up and accessories.
On Oct. 31, Guthrie Corning Hospital's patients were treated to care by our super staff dressed as some beloved superheroes. For the first annual "Superheros in Scrubs" costume contest event Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Superman, Spiderman, Wonder Woman, and even some new superheros, the Power Puff Infection Prevention Girls, helped to bring smiles and healing to the patients at the Hospital.
Guthrie Sayre Walk-In provider Veronica Williamson, NP appeared on the Today Show this week alongside her sister Jo Ann Jantz. Jo Ann's family orchestrated a surprise appearance on the show to honor her during her battle with breast cancer. The segment features a meeting with Jo Ann’s real life super hero.
Sayre American Legion Post 283 donated proceeds from their annual golf tournament, held July 2 at Tomasso's, to create the new Veteran Patient Assistance Fund at Guthrie. The fund assists Veterans who are current Guthrie patients, and their immediate family members, with unmet financial burdens resulting from serious or chronic medical conditions for which they are receiving care at Guthrie. Thank you to the American Legion for this generous donation.
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 features Dr. Scopelliti visiting a few different teams to talk about Guthrie’s recent Employee Opinion Survey. To view Dr. Scopelliti's monthly video within Guthrie (behind the firewall), click here.
On behalf of the Guthrie Gala Committee, thank you to the 350 guests whom attended the sold out 2016 Guthrie Gala, presented by Elderwood at Waverly, held on Sept. 10, and to each of the event’s generous sponsors. This year’s event proceeds will top $115,000 from over 80 very supportive sponsors and donors, making this a record setting year for the Gala.
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.
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 features a focus on Guthrie’s values and how they need to be at the heart of our decisions. To view Dr. Scopelliti's monthly video within Guthrie (behind the firewall), click here.