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.
10/28/2013 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...
10/4/2013 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...
9/30/2013 11:00 AM EDT
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).
9/25/2013 6:00 PM EDT
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.
9/24/2013 11:00 AM EDT
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...
9/16/2013 9:00 AM EDT
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...
9/16/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Geisinger Health System (GHS), Danville, Pa., and Holy Spirit Health System, Camp Hill, Pa., announced today the signing of a letter of intent to explore ways the healthcare organizations can work together to benefit healthcare in southcentral...
9/9/2013 11:30 AM EDT
Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling that human genes cannot be patented is a major victory for patients.
6/14/2013 1:00 PM EDT
2/11/2013 1:30 PM EST
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...
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