Health Care

Apr 24, 2013

Bethany Village expands home care services to Cumberland County

At-home services previously offered only to residents of Bethany Village are now available to other Cumberland County residents, the nonprofit organization has announced.

Apr 24, 2013

DPW secretary frets over state Medicaid funding while financial analysis projects increased tax money

An arrangement that provides millions of dollars a year for Pennsylvania's Medicaid program may be in jeopardy, according to Beverly Mackereth, acting secretary of the Department of Public Welfare.

Apr 23, 2013

Summit Health chooses VP as new CEO

Patrick W. O'Donnell will replace Norman B. Epstein as president and chief executive officer of Summit Health on July 1, the Chambersburg-based nonprofit announced today.

Apr 23, 2013

Hampden Township medical facility owner pleads guilty to fraud

A doctor who owns two Hampden Township medical facilities is awaiting sentencing after entering guilty pleas to two separate sets of charges.

Apr 22, 2013

ER visits up at most local hospitals

Emergency department visits increased at all but two local hospitals from July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012, according to a newly released report from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Apr 19, 2013

Newsmakers: Senior care

Businesses featured this week: Conestoga View Nursing and Rehabilitation, Country Meadows Retirement Communities

Apr 19, 2013

Lancaster Heart & Stroke Foundation merges with Lancaster General Hospital

The Lancaster Heart & Stroke Foundation, a nonprofit founded 20 years ago by The Heart Group of Lancaster General Health, has merged with Lancaster General Hospital.

Apr 18, 2013

AmeriHealth Mercy becomes AmeriHealth Caritas

Both a Harrisburg-based Medicaid managed care plan and the Philadelphia company it is part of announced name changes this week involving the word “caritas,” which is Latin for “charity.”

Apr 15, 2013

Pa. nurses rallying to urge safe staffing legislation

Nurses are gathering in the Capitol Rotunda this morning to urge lawmakers to support what the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association calls major change: Safe staffing legislation.

Apr 15, 2013

Plan for the worst, health insurance brokers warn

Talking about upcoming health insurance renewals, local brokers have started using terms like “tsunami,” “scary math” and “significant increases.”

Apr 12, 2013

Newsmakers: Associations

Businesses featured this week: Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association

Apr 12, 2013


Businesses featured this week: Aecom Technical Services Inc., Buchart Horn Inc., Century Engineering Inc., Dawood Engineering Inc., Erdman Anthony, Gannett Fleming, HNTB Corp., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Inc., KS Engineers, Lutheran Home Care & Hospice, Mackin Engineering Co., Michael Baker Jr. Inc., Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc., Pennoni Associates, Rettew Ass[...]