Newsroom

Browse our newsroom (below) to learn more about the events and programs at Hanover Hospital, current announcements, accomplishments we have achieved, and the recognition we have received. You can also search this page for press releases about Hanover Hospital, as well as links to articles and videos about the hospital in the media.

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  • Hanover Hospital Earns “Top Performer” Recognition from The Joint Commission

    Date: 1/18/2016

    Hanover Hospital has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Hanover Hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, stroke and surgical care. Hanover Hospital is one of only 1,043...

  • Hanover Hospital’s Maternity Department Achieves Highmark Blue Distinction Specialty Care Program Recognition

    Date: 1/14/2016

    Congratulations to Dawn Osterling, Director, and the staff of Hanover Hospital’s Maternity Department, who recently achieved Highmark Blue Distinction Specialty Care Program recognition! Blue Distinction Specialty Care is a national designation program recognizing healthcare facilities that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality specialty care safely, effectively, and cost efficiently. Similar to other Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care programs, selection criteria for the Maternity Care p...

  • Congratulations to Annie Wilt, our January FOCUSED Award Winner

    Date: 1/14/2016

    Annie was nominated by a co-worker, and was “caught” role modeling all seven of the Standards of Performance!    Excerpt from Annie's nomination: "... I have seen her demonstrate all of the focused standards of performance towards her patients and coworkers. Annie was my preceptor during orientation. After orientation she has gone out of her way to answer many of my questions or to help with my patients...As a new nurse, the support is worth more than just a thank you...To Annie she is probably...

  • Register Now for the Next “Freedom From Smoking” Class

    Date: 1/5/2016

    You probably know about the harmful effects smoking has on your health, but did you know what it does to your skin? Smoking just one cigarette restricts blood flow, depriving the skin of the oxygen and nutrients it needs to thrive and heal. Some of the not-so-attractive skin-related consequences of smoking include premature aging, bags under the eyes, and permanent creases and lines around the mouth and a sallow complexion. Even worse, smoking increases the odds for developing squamous cell skin cancer a...

  • April Kalthof is December's DAISY Award Honoree!

    Date: 1/4/2016

    To be recognized as a DAISY Honoree, a nurse’s clinical skill and compassionate care exemplify the kind of nurse that our patients, their families, and our staff recognize as an outstanding role model. This nurse consistently meets all of the following criteria: • Exemplary Service • Compassionate Care • Commitment to Excellence • Advocacy Professionalism • Dedication by Consistently Going Above and Beyond April Kalthof, an RN on E-4, was recognized by a patient and his wife for the compassionate care sh...

  • January 2016 "On-Hold" Messages

    Date: 1/1/2016

    We care about your safety and well-being! During inclement weather conditions, such as snow, ice or flooding, call our Inclement Weather Hotline , 717-316-7100, for an up-to-date listing of delayed openings, cancellations and early closings of physician offices and outpatient and satellite services. Hanover Hospital is proud to offer interventional cardiovascular services . Patients are able to obtain procedures such as angioplasty and stents, right here in Hanover. For more information regarding Cardio...

  • Holiday Hours

    Date: 12/22/2015

    Our satellite facilities will observe the following holiday schedules... Express Care: Open normally (8 a.m.-8 p.m. every day, including holidays) Lab: Christmas Eve (Dec 24): Out-patient lab at the hospital will close at 4:30 p.m.; all other locations will close at noon Christmas Day (Dec 25): All locations are closed New Year's Eve (Dec 31): Out-patient lab at the hospital and at Hillside will close at 4:30 p.m.; all other locations will close at noon New Year's Day (Jan 1): All locations are closed I...

  • FREE Holiday Concert at the Eichelberger Performing Arts Center

    Date: 12/11/2015

    Gather your family and friends and join us as we celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year! Hanover Hospital is pleased to present a FREE holiday concert, “A Merry Li’l Christmas with Li’l Bit of Blue,” at 7:30 p.m., on Monday, December 21, 2015, at the Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, 195 Stock Street, Hanover, PA. A Merry Li’l Christmas with Li’l Bit of Blue is a 6-piece ensemble of Blue Moon Big Band featuring vocalist, Teresa Leonard. Blue Moon Big Band has performed throughout the Mid-Atla...

  • Congratulations to Kelsi Saubel, our December FOCUSED Award Winner

    Date: 12/10/2015

    Kelsi was nominated by a fellow employee and was “caught” role modeling the Friendly, Communicative, United, Empathetic and Devoted & Respectful Standards of Performance!    Excerpt from Kelsi's nomination: "On Saturday while I was working I had to go to E4 and do a timed draw specimen on a patient...While we were both with the patient, in the little bit of time I was there it became clear that the patient was feeling a little down about her current state. Kelsi asked questions to try and g...

  • December 2015 "On-Hold" Messages

    Date: 12/1/2015

    Has this happened to you? You are on hold and listening to Hanover Hospital’s “On-Hold” phone messages. Halfway through a message that interests you, the person you were waiting for is back on the line, but you’ve missed the remainder of the message – until now. View the messages for the current month, in their entirety, right here. (Click on title links for more information.)   Flu season is here, but it’s not too late to get vaccinated! Flu shots, including the Fluzone High Dose Vaccine for ages ...