Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA USA

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xG Health Solutions Hires Sales and Business Development Executive, Expands Leadership Team


To further accelerate its growth, xG Health Solutions™ today appointed Andrew Blackmon as its chief sales and business development officer.
27-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Merger of Lewistown Hospital and Geisinger Health System Approved


The full merger and integration of Lewistown Hospital into Geisinger Health System has received final approval from the Pennsylvania Attorney General and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
28-Oct-2013 5:00 PM EDT

Geisinger Receives Award from Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to Study Communication of Genomic Lab Results

Geisinger Health System’s Genomic Medicine Institute has been approved to receive a $1.4 million research award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study how best to share genomic lab results with patients. The study...
4-Oct-2013 2:55 PM EDT

Geisinger Institute for Advanced Application to Advance Innovative Solutions, Transform Health Care Delivery

Geisinger Health System has announced the formation of the Geisinger Institute for Advanced Application (GIAA) that will utilize Geisinger’s unique model and cross-disciplinary expertise to make significant, tangible contributions to improving...
30-Sep-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Geisinger Genomics Researchers Take Leading Role in Clinical Genome Project

Four Geisinger Health System researchers have taken center stage in the national arena of genomics thanks to new funding from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), an arm of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
25-Sep-2013 6:00 PM EDT

Geisinger Genomics Director Says EHRs Key to Effective use of Genetic Information

Insights of several research teams actively engaged in integrating genomic medicine into the electronic health record are featured in the October 2013 issue of Genetics in Medicine.
24-Sep-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Exposure to Pig Farms and Manure Fertilizers Associated with MRSA Infections

Researchers from Geisinger’s Henry Hood Center for Health Research and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have for the first time found an association between living in proximity to high-density livestock production and...
16-Sep-2013 9:00 AM EDT

Study Provides Score System to Predict Likelihood of Diabetes Remission After Weight-Loss Surgery

Geisinger researchers have developed a simple scoring system (DiaRem), based on four readily available preoperative patient characteristics, that can predict which candidates for gastric bypass surgery are likely to achieve Type 2 diabetes remission...
16-Sep-2013 9:00 AM EDT

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Geisinger Health System Chief Scientific Officer Lauds Supreme Court Ruling on Human Gene Patenting


Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling that human genes cannot be patented is a major victory for patients.
14-Jun-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Geisinger PTSD Expert Available to Speak on Military Suicide Rate

11-Feb-2013 1:30 PM EST

Geisinger Heart Expert Interview to Appear on ReachMD, XM 160


Peter B. Berger, MD, Director of Geisinger's Center for Clinical Studies and an interventional cardiologist at Geisinger's Heart Institute, is featured on Reach MD's Heart Matters program, at XM Satellite Radio Channel 160, beginning Monday, January...
5-Jan-2009 1:00 PM EST

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