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  • Congratulations to Marcia Hoff from Nuclear Medicine, our August FOCUSED Award winner!

    Date: 8/16/2018

    Marcia was nominated by her supervisor, Andrea Hetrick, and was “caught” role modeling ALL of the Standards of Performance. Excerpt from her nomination: "A patient received news that required surgery following testing. The patient was emotionally traumatized at what was to follow. Marcia made this patient feel at ease by staying by her side, calling family members for the patient, and even sharing tears with her...I can say Marcia is a focused employee who is passionate about her work and most importantl...

  • JoAnn Baum Memorial Fashion Show

    Date: 8/9/2018

    The Hanover Hospital Auxiliary is proud to present the JoAnn Baum Memorial Fashion Show , on Sunday, September 30, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. at the Hanover Country Club in Abbottstown. Held in JoAnn’s memory, the event proceeds will go toward UPMC Pinnacle Hanover's Pulmonary Department to enhance early lung cancer diagnoses. JoAnn Baum, who passed away in 2016, was a dedicated, long time member of the Hanover Hospital Auxiliary, and served in numerous capacities such as Auxiliary President and co-chair of the...

  • Golf Ball Drop Winners

    Date: 8/7/2018

    The Auxiliary is delighted to announce the winners of the Golf Ball Drop. Due to heavy rains, the golf tournament and golf ball drop were canceled. However, three numbered golf balls were drawn, with the first ball going to the Grand Prize winner (closest to the pin), second ball to the 'second closest to the pin', and third ball to 'farthest from the pin'. The winners are: Cody Barrett – $1,000 Joli Ecker – $500 Susan Gilbert – $250 Congratulations to our winners and special thanks to everyone who suppo...

  • Community Multiphasic Blood Screening

    Date: 8/6/2018

    This low-cost comprehensive multiphasic blood screening can assist your physician in the detection of health problems such as heart disease, kidney or liver disease, some forms of cancer, diabetes, muscle or bone disease, and anemia. Registration opened on August 6, 2018. Please note this is a one-day event. Registration will close when capacity is reached. The cost of the test is $32 and 12 hours fasting is required. The following optional screens are available for an additional charge: • Thyroid screen...

  • EveryWoman - July 2018 Issue

    Date: 7/30/2018

    EveryWoman, our newest publication for women, is published two times a year focusing on the issues every woman faces during her lifetime. Whether a young adult, professional, parent, grandparent, caregiver, spouse or friend, our magazine is for you. In this Issue: Birth Control Pills and Perimenopause How to Spot Skin Cancer Women Leaders: Inspired at Annual Summit And More! Click here to read the July 2018 issue of EveryWoman.

  • Online Tobacco Cessation Support Groups

    Date: 7/26/2018

    Did you know that support is only a click away for tobacco users, ex-tobacco users, family members and friends? UPMC Pinnacle now offers virtual support groups on Facebook that provide a general overview of tobacco use addiction, complications of use, benefits of quitting, treatment options, and resources. These groups serve to encourage and provide supportive tools for its members. Our support groups are a place for communication and for people to come together around a common issue, discuss topics, an...

  • Farm to Table – You are what you eat.

    Date: 7/23/2018

    Registration has closed. We are at capacity for this event. Farm to Table – You are what you eat. Thursday, September 6, 2018, 6 to 8 p.m. Adams County Arts Council, 125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg Join us for a free, delicious, and heart-healthy cooking event. Chef Subarna Sijapati, owner of Subarna’s Custom Catering, will conduct a cooking demonstration for heart-healthy meals using farm-to-table concept to create a four-course meal. Chef Sijapati is a graduate of the Art Institute of Colorado ...

  • Congratulations to the ICU team, our July FOCUSED Award winners!

    Date: 7/20/2018

    The ICU Team was nominated by an employee whose mother was a patient, and was “caught” role modeling ALL of the Standards of Performance. Excerpt from their nomination: "...Each staff member took extra effort to provide dignity and respect for her treatment, directing me and my sisters out of the room and into the waiting area when personal care was required. The staff constantly communicated to each other, what has been done and when needs to be done. The staff was concerned about me and my sisters, ask...

  • Total Wound Care Center is a Center of Excellence

    Date: 7/18/2018

    Congratulations to the Total Wound Care Center team for earning the Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Center of Excellence Award in recognition of excellent healing outcomes, high patient satisfaction rates, and outstanding clinical performance in 2017. To earn the honor of Center of Excellence from Healogics, a Center must achieve outstanding clinical outcomes for 24 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median...

  • Congratulations to Melissa Smeltzer, our June FOCUSED Award winner!

    Date: 6/11/2018

    Melissa was nominated by Melissa Nelson from Imaging – CT Scan, and was “caught” role modeling the Friendly, Communicative, Service-Oriented, Empathetic, and Devoted & Respectful Standards of Performance. Excerpt from her nomination: "There was an emergency room patient in need of a stat MRI scan after hours...I managed to get a hold of Melissa Smeltzer, who agreed to come in at such a late hour (for an exam that could take up to two hours to complete), even though she wasn’t required to do so. I bel...