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  • Medical Minute - Flu Vaccine

    Date: 11/30/2017

    The flu is nothing to sneeze at. It can cause significant amounts of lost time at work or school and even lead to hospitalization. Pregnant women, young children, older people, and people with certain medical conditions are at increased risk of serious flu-related complications. The influenza virus mutates each year, so getting vaccinated is important to make sure you have immunity. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older, and it is safe. Vaccines have been given to hundreds...

  • Congrats to Amanda Myers, November 2017 FOCUSED Award winner!

    Date: 11/22/2017

    Amanda was nominated by Valerie Bogdan, a float pool RN, and was “caught” role modeling the Friendly, United, and Empathetic Standards of Performance. Excerpt from her nomination: “... Recently on PCU, we had a female patient who suffered from a stroke. 5 days later, the patients’ husband, also suffered from a stroke. He was admitted to the same floor, just a few rooms down ... Amanda went above and beyond as charge nurse, as she switched his room to a larger room so his wife and family could all be toge...

  • $5 Jewelry Sale

    Date: 11/21/2017

    Come and see the fabulous new jewelry – perfect for some last minute Christmas shopping. All jewelry, accessories, and other small gifts at the sale are all for sale at the affordable price of $5 per item. This year's sale now includes Saturday, and is at a new location: The Markets at Hanover, 1649 Broadway, Hanover! In addition to the $5 Jewelry sale, each day has a special event. Thursday, November 30, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. — including Children's Santa Shop from 5 to 7 p.m.: enjoy a visit with Santa and mi...

  • HealthLynk

    Date: 10/25/2017

    Talk about convenient! UPMC Pinnacle Hanover now offers Healthlynk . 24/7 online medical visits with no appointment necessary. From your smart phone, tablet, or computer - at home or work, you can securely connect online with your Healthlynk medical professional for a diagnosis or when appropriate, a prescription, lab, or x-ray order. Skip exposure to others' illnesses and save on time and gas. Visit Healthlynk.org from your computer, or download the app for use on smart phones or tablets. There is a fe...

  • Congratulations to Becky Sterner, our October 2017 FOCUSED Award winner!

    Date: 10/20/2017

    Rebecca (Becky) Sterner was nominated by her coworker, Donna, and was “caught” role modeling the Friendly, Owner-minded, United, Service-oriented, Empathetic and Devoted & respectful Standards of Performance. Excerpt from her nomination: "I am nominating Rebecca (Becky) Sterner for this FOCUSED award because she exemplified what we all work so hard to accomplish. I had a patient in the CT Scan area who was on home oxygen. She had left her house that morning thinking she was going to a routine doctor'...

  • Christina Spahr - CARNATION Care Award Winner

    Date: 9/28/2017

    Congratulations to Christina Spahr, the September 2017 winner of the CARNATION Care Award. Awarded quarterly, the CARNATION Care Award honors nursing support team members, who are the “front line” staff in our hospital and work closely with patients, family and other staff to provide safe care during their hospital stay. They build positive relationships with patients and families, which can be key to a successful recovery. "...Christina is always providing respectful and compassionate care with a positi...

  • Chris Ribot is our September DAISY Award Honoree!

    Date: 9/21/2017

    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 Chris Ribot, RN, Nursing Supervisor, was nominated by the M4 staff for her willingness to go above ...

  • Congratulations to Amanda McNeal, our September 2017 FOCUSED Award winner!

    Date: 9/19/2017

    Amanda was nominated by Kathy Raber from the Lab who was her patient, and was “caught” role modeling ALL of the Standards of Performance. Excerpt from her nomination: “...My husband said my nurse for the night was Amanda McNeal...I was still really outof it so I don’t know what all I was hooked up to but there would be one alarm going off then shortly after that a second alarm would sound. Followed by Amanda rubbing my arm and saying ‘breathe Kathy’. I would take one or two breaths then fall back asleep....

  • "In The Bag" Purse Sale

    Date: 9/19/2017

    Friday, September 22, 2017 Time: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Featuring a vast selection of authentic brand name and designer handbags at 30-60% off department store prices. “In the Bag” also features luggage, briefcases and small leather goods for women and men. Cash, check and charge will be accepted. For information or directions please call (717) 316-2281. Click here to view/print flyer. (pdf) Location: Conference Room A check and charge will be accepted. For information or directions please call (717) 316...

  • UPMC Pinnacle Completes Affiliation with Hanover HealthCare PLUS

    Date: 9/1/2017

    The UPMC Pinnacle Board of Directors announced today that UPMC Pinnacle has completed its affiliation with Hanover Healthcare PLUS (HHCP), the parent company Hanover Hospital, after receiving all necessary regulatory approvals. The effective date is September 1. “We are honored to welcome Hanover HealthCare PLUS and its employees to UPMC Pinnacle,” said Philip Guarneschelli, president and CEO of UPMC Pinnacle. “Its medical staff and employees are dedicated to their patients, and we are delighted to join ...