JC Blair Nurse Anethetists Recognized Week of Jan 21-27
Huntingdon, PA, 1/22/18 -- Nurse anesthetists across the country will educate the public on how they make a difference to their patients and the U.S. healthcare system during the 19th annual National CRNA Week observance January 21-27, 2018.
This year’s theme, “Every Breath, Every Beat, Every Second, We Are There” reflects how CRNAs dedicate themselves to each of their patients before, during and after surgery. CRNAs stay with their patients throughout their procedure to ensure the safest anesthesia experience possible.
J.C. Blair Invites Community to Town Hall Meeting
Huntingdon, PA (1/22/18) –The board and administration of J.C. Blair Health System, Inc., a UPMC PinnacleHealth Affiliate, extends an invitation to area residents to attend a community town hall meeting this Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the J.C. Blair Education Center, located at 860 Bryan Street, on the hospital campus in Huntingdon. Hospital President and CEO Adam Dimm and Board Chair Fred Price will share an overview of the health system’s progress over the past four years, where the system is today, and options for the future.
J.C. Blair Names Executive Vice President
Huntingdon, PA (1/18/2018) – J.C. Blair Health System, Inc. in Huntingdon is pleased to welcome Joseph Myers to its leadership team as the health system’s new executive vice president. “Joe brings a nice mix of skills and knowledge to this position, both fiscal and operational, and he understands healthcare,” said J.C. Blair President and CEO Adam Dimm in making the announcement. Myers started his new position December 18.
J.C. Blair Restricts Visitation Due to Influenza
Huntingdon, PA, 1/10/18 –The administration and staff at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon is asking the community to restrict visitation to the Hospital, due to the number of people with influenza and the contagious nature of the flu. The hospital is modifying its visitation policy temporarily to protect patients, staff and the community.
Effective immediately, restrictions include:
Marklesburg Church Donates Jared Boxes to J.C. Blair
Huntingdon, PA (12/21/2017) – St. Mathews Lutheran Church Pastor Jennifer Soltis and parishioner Vicky Huggler donated ‘Jared Boxes’ to be given to pediatric patients at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon. Receiving the gifts are J.C. Blair medical/surgical nurses Gail Anders and Stephanie Stratton.
Tobacco Cessation Program Starts Dec 14
Huntingdon, PA (12/7/2017) – For many folks, this is the time of year for baking, shopping and making holiday preparations. Much emphasis is placed on helping and giving to others. One way we can give to others and help ourselves at the same time is to make positive changes to improve our own health.
Pulmonologist Joins JC Blair Medical Staff
Huntingdon, PA (11/13/2017) – J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon is pleased to announce the appointment of pulmonologist Robert Gillio, M.D. to its medical staff. Dr. Gillio will serve as the medical director for the health system’s new Pulmonary Care Center in which he will oversee a new program of lung disease education, prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment. Fellowship trained at the Mayo Clinic, he brings years of clinical experience, having practiced in Pittsburgh, Lancaster, and Penn State Hershey. He complements pulmonologist Jeff Ratner, M.D.
J.C. Blair Invites Community to Annual Breakfast Meeting
The Board of Directors of the J.C. Blair Health System, Inc., a PinnacleHealth Affiliate, extends an invitation to area residents to attend the 2017 Annual Community Meeting on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. in the J.C. Blair Education Center on the Hospital’s campus in Huntingdon. The meeting will feature hospital leadership sharing highlights of the past fiscal year and plans for the future.
JC Blair Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Ask the Experts about Breast Health at Wear Pink Day Luncheon Oct 20
Ob/Gyn Joins JC Blair Medical Staff
Huntingdon, PA (9/18/2017) – J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon is pleased to announce the appointment of obstetrician/gynecologist Diane Adams, D.O., FACOOG, to its medical staff. Dr. Adams joined Broad Top Area Medical Center’s Women’s Care Center in August. She brings specialized skills in minimally invasive hysterectomy and advanced surgical techniques which complements the obstetrics and gynecology team of Ralph Aldinger, D.O., and Romona Shope, CRNP.