Archive for Healthcare

AHA Heartsaver Classes at NCC

Jan 29, 2015 No Comments

February is American Heart Month, and Northampton Community College’s Center for Business & Industry is offering American Heart Association Heartsaver classes!  Sadly, less than 8% of people who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital survive. Effective bystander CPR, provided

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VNA/Hospice Becomes Subsidiary of Pocono Health System

May 14, 2014 No Comments

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (May 8, 2014) –VNA/Hospice has officially become the sixth operating subsidiary under the Pocono Health System (PHS) umbrella. This partnership will result in coordinated and integrated care to all of the patients they serve. This includes patients …

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Pocono Medical Center Providing Resources To Help Community Heal after Ross Township Tragedy

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (August 8, 2013) – In recent years, public shootings have shaken our nation and many communities. There was the 2011 Tucson, Arizona shooting, 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting, and 2012 Newtown, Connecticut shooting. In all of these shootings, …

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Pocono Medical Center Selects TeamHealth To Enhance The Patient Experience

Aug 02, 2013 No Comments

East Stroudsburg, PA – Pocono Medical Center (PMC) demonstrated its commitment to exceptional patient care by partnering with TeamHealth, one of the nation’s leading providers of Emergency Department and Hospital Medicine staffing and management services. Under this integrated arrangement, TeamHealth …

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PMC’s BioMedical Department is the Best of 2013

Jul 26, 2013 No Comments

East Stroudsburg, PA – Pocono Medical Center (PMC) has been recognized as one of the “BEST OF 2013 BIOMEDICAL DEPARTMENTS” in the 24 x 7 Magazine. This magazine is focused on technology and service solutions for Biomedical departments.

“We are …

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Johns Hopkins Trained Dermatologist Joins Pocono Health System

May 22, 2013 No Comments

East Stroudsburg, PA – Pocono Health System has welcomed a dermatologist to its family of healthcare providers. Clemens Esche, MD completed his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

“The arrival of Dr. Esche brings to our community a …

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Pocono Health System Influenza Update

Jan 08, 2013 No Comments

East Stroudsburg, PA – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has indicated that nationally influenza activity is elevated and continues to increase across most key indicators. Thirty-one states including Pennsylvania are reporting widespread geographic influenza activity meaning at …

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