Pocono Health System Appoints New Board Officers


East Stroudsburg, PA – W. Andrew Worthington, President and CEO of Bushkill Group, Inc., was recently elected as Chair of the Pocono Health System/Pocono Medical Center (PHS/PMC) Board of Directors. Mr. Worthington will serve through June 30, 2015.

Joining Mr. Worthington in leadership positions are Dr. Andrew Forte, President of Forte, Inc., a family-owned company which operates Stroudsmoor Country Inn as Treasurer, and Charles Hannig, President/Broker for Spread Eagle Realty will serve another term as Secretary. “The entire PHS/PMC family thanks Mr. Worthington, Dr. Forte, and Mr. Hannig for their leadership and support as we continue to deliver world class care, close to home,” explains Kathleen E. Kuck, President and CEO of PHS/PMC.

Mr. Worthington is assuming his new role after Mr. Gary Olson, President and CEO of ESSA Bank & Trust served two terms as chair. “We acknowledge Mr. Olson for successfully leading our organization and always being a forward-thinking leader that generously gave of his time and talent as we continue to build a healthier community,” says Kathleen E. Kuck, President and CEO of PHS/PMC. “Our success as a health care system was largely due to his support, leadership, and deep commitment to this community.”