The Emergency Department at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital would like to thank teacher Ashley Koopmann and Sayre Area High School art students for the great job they did bringing some festive designs to the Emergency Department. Students spent two mornings in the ED and did an amazing job with festive window paintings throughout the department. Patients, visitors and staff alike have enjoyed the winter themed designs.
The launch of the Patient Access Revenue Cycle (PARC) project is just around the corner and training is in full swing. Many people across Guthrie are involved in making this project a success. Take a look at this video from Paul VerValin and Bert Robles for more on what’s happening now and at launch.
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.