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March 23, 2018 healthy events calendar In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Announces Healthy Events for April

UPMC Susquehanna announces healthy events scheduled in April to benefit the health of our communities.

March 22, 2018 sherri Community Read Article

From the Heart: Local Artist Sherri Stager Debuts New Exhibit

Sherri Stager of Mansfield is grateful and excited to be sharing her heart’s passion through a new art exhibit at UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers + Sailors.

March 19, 2018 scans In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Awarded Advanced Primary Stroke Center Re-certification from Joint Commission

The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently re-certified UPMC Susquehanna with The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’

March 16, 2018 sleep Health & Wellness Read Article

Don’t Shortchange Your Sleep Bank

Sleep is just as important to your health and productivity as exercise and good nutrition. During sleep the immune system is bolstered, muscles heal, memory consolidates and hormones that regulate your appetite are released.

March 15, 2018 Diagonal Texture In The News A multidisciplinary team of employees focused on patient fall prevention and… Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Fall Safety Committee Recognized with State Patient Safety Award

A multidisciplinary team of employees focused on patient fall prevention and safety at UPMC Susquehanna’s Williamsport Regional Medical Center were recently named winners in the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority’s annual “I Am Patient Safety” Contest.

March 14, 2018 Colonoscopy In The News Read Article

What to Expect During a Colonoscopy

More than 140,000 new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed each year, making it the third most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

March 13, 2018 Nurses In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven Accepting Scholarship Applications

UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Lee & Bessie Graham Scholarship for Nurses.

March 9, 2018 farmers market In The News Read Article

Eating Locally Boosts More Than the Economy

With the growth of farm-to-table restaurants and farmer’s markets, eating locally is easier than ever

March 6, 2018 Cole Memorial In The News Read Article

Cole Memorial Joins UPMC Family and Becomes UPMC Cole

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, Cole Memorial is set for another historic year as it became UPMC Cole on March 1, 2018. After a decade-long relationship with UPMC Hamot, Cole Memorial, now UPMC Cole, officially becomes part of the UPMC.

March 5, 2018 colorectal awareness In The News Read Article

Colon Cancer Cases Are Increasing in Patients Under 50

Age fifty is the age when doctors recommend a first colonoscopy for most individuals with no family history or other risk factors for colon cancer.