Press Releases

FULTON COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER EARNS NUCLEAR MEDICINE ACCREDITATION BY THE IAC.

susan ecenbarger - Wednesday, December 21, 2016
MCCONNELLSBURG, PA. December 14, 2016-- (LOCAL MEDIA) – Early detection of life threatening heart disorders, stroke and other diseases is possible through the use of nuclear cardiology procedures performed within hospitals, outpatient centers and physicians’ offices. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every...

Hanover Hospital Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation

Susan Ecenbarger - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Hanover Hospital has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR).  The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer. In order to receive this elite distinction, facilities must be...

Hanover Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Suite Receives $2 million RACP Grant

Susan Ecenbarger - Friday, October 28, 2016
Hanover – On Friday, October 28, 2016, Hanover Hospital and its public partner, Hanover Borough, received notice from Senator Rich Alloway (R-33) of a $2 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant from the Governor’s Office of the Budget. The RACP grant was applied for by the Hanover Borough, on behalf of the Hospital, to support the Hospital’s new...

Hanover Hospital Named Blue Distinction Center + for Knee and Hip Replacement℠

S. Ecenbarger - Monday, February 15, 2016
 Capital Blue Cross has named Hanover Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+, for Knee and Hip Replacement.  The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care – which expanded recently to include more robust quality measures...

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

S. Ecenbarger - Friday, January 15, 2016
Hanover Hospital announced today that it 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...

Chambersburg Hospital plans for Level II NICU

S. Ecenbarger - Monday, December 7, 2015
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (December 3, 2015) – Chambersburg Hospital has announced plans to open a Level II Newborn Intensive Care Unit within Family Birthing Services this January. President and CEO of Summit Health, Pat O’Donnell said this addition to Chambersburg Hospital will offer a service that’s much needed in the community. “Having a NICU at Chambersburg Hospital will...

Chambersburg Hospital’s stroke services honored

S. Ecenbarger - Friday, November 27, 2015
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (November 25, 2015) – Chambersburg Hospital’s stroke services have received the Get With The Guidelines®– Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for their treatment of stroke Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke is an in-hospital program for improving stroke care by promoting consistent adherence to the latest...

Chambersburg Hospital receives award for heart failure care

S. Ecenbarger - Friday, November 27, 2015
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (November 27, 2015) – Chambersburg Hospital’s cardiology services have received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation for their treatment of heart failure patients. Chambersburg Hospital earned the award by meeting specific quality...

Chambersburg Hospital honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award

S> Ecenbarger - Thursday, November 19, 2015
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (November 18, 2015) – Members of the Chambersburg Hospital cardiology program were presented with the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement earlier this week.  The team was made aware they received the award earlier this year. “The Chambersburg Hospital...

Waynesboro Hospital earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition

S. Ecenbarger - Wednesday, November 18, 2015
WAYNESBORO, Pa. (November 17, 2015) – Waynesboro 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. The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for...