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  • Freedom From Smoking: Quit Course, Winter Sessions Begin

    Date: 1/18/2018

    Whether you are ready to quit today or in the near future, learn about proven ways to stop smoking and determine which method is best for you. Click here to view/print flyer (pdf). Nicotine, the active substance in cigarettes and other tobacco products, is as addictive as any hard drug, such as heroin or cocaine. But, if you want a chance at breathing more easily and living a full quality of life, you have to quit. When you are ready to do it, you have resources available to help you succeed! UPMC Pinnac...

  • NEW! HMG Multi-Specialty Center NOW OPEN.

    Date: 1/8/2018

    Hanover Medical Group has opened a new location in Gettysburg on January 8, 2018. The HMG Multi-Specialty Center is located at 20 Expedition Trail, Suite 203 in Gettysburg. The practice will offer heart and vascular, endocrinology and ob-gyn services. The physicians and providers you trust will be rotating through this practice. We are excited to provide expanded services to the Gettysburg and surrounding communities. All practices are accepting new patients. Click here to learn more about the Gettysburg...

  • COMING SOON: Robotic Surgery!

    Date: 1/3/2018

    UPMC Pinnacle Hanover will soon be offering the da Vinci® system as a minimally invasive surgical option. The da Vinci® System has brought minimally invasive surgery to more than 3 million patients worldwide. da Vinci® technology is changing the experience of surgery for people right here in central Pennsylvania.  With the da Vinci® Surgical System, surgeons operate through just a few small incisions. The da Vinci® System features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and tiny wristed instrum...

  • Happy and Healthy Holidays

    Date: 12/21/2017

    UPMC Pinnacle Hanover wishes you the happiest and healthiest holiday season. Make your new year's resolution to get in shape and keep your resolution by joining our Medical Fitness Center . Kick off the new year with a program designed to promote health and fitness to individuals with medical conditions as well as those seeking general conditioning. From teens to seniors, the center provides individualized, medically supervised, exercise and nutrition programs. Located in the Hillside Medical Center, our...

  • Register Now for the Next “Freedom From Smoking” Quit Course

    Date: 12/20/2017

    Whether you are ready to quit today or in the near future, learn about proven ways to stop smoking and determine which method is best for you. Click here to view/print flyer (pdf). Nicotine, the active substance in cigarettes and other tobacco products, is as addictive as any hard drug, such as heroin or cocaine. But, if you want a chance at breathing more easily and living a full quality of life, you have to quit. When you are ready to do it, you have resources available to help you succeed! UPMC Pinnac...

  • Convenient Online Medical Visits With Healthlynk

    Date: 12/18/2017

    With the hustle-and-bustle of the holidays, who has time to sit around waiting for a doctors appointment. Save time and gas with Healthlynk, UPMC Pinnacle Hanover's convenient way to get an online medical visit with no appointment necessary. Healthlynk provides easy access to medical professionals via your desktop, mobile device, or tablet. There's no worry about exposure to others' illnesses, as you'll have a secure, private connection from the comfort of your own home or office. Prescriptions, lab, and...

  • Congrats to Christina Spahr, December 2017 FOCUSED Award winner!

    Date: 12/14/2017

    Christina was nominated by Cathy Torgeson from E4 and was “caught” role modeling ALL of the Standards of Performance. Christina won the FOCUSED Award in November 2014, thus she is the FIRST person in the organization to have won the award TWICE! Excerpt from her nomination: “Christina went out of her way to boost the spirits of a long term patient on E4 who is waiting for placement. She not only bought Halloween and fall decorations, but took time out of her day to decorate the patient's entire room...” ...

  • Tips to Keep Your Holiday Stress Free

    Date: 12/14/2017

    Reconnecting with friends and family, shopping, and celebrations... the holidays can be a joyful time but they can also be a source of stress or trigger depression. It could be pressure to buy and give gifts or money worries, and there never seems to be enough time to get everything done. What triggers stress for you during the holidays? Identify and focus on one or two things to help reduce stress. Here are some tips: Know your budget and stick to it. Lack of money is one of the biggest causes of stres...

  • Medical Minute - Flu Vaccine

    Date: 11/30/2017

    The flu is nothing to sneeze at. It can cause significant amounts of lost time at work or school and even lead to hospitalization. Pregnant women, young children, older people, and people with certain medical conditions are at increased risk of serious flu-related complications. The influenza virus mutates each year, so getting vaccinated is important to make sure you have immunity. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older, and it is safe. Vaccines have been given to hundreds...

  • Congrats to Amanda Myers, November 2017 FOCUSED Award winner!

    Date: 11/22/2017

    Amanda was nominated by Valerie Bogdan, a float pool RN, and was “caught” role modeling the Friendly, United, and Empathetic Standards of Performance. Excerpt from her nomination: “... Recently on PCU, we had a female patient who suffered from a stroke. 5 days later, the patients’ husband, also suffered from a stroke. He was admitted to the same floor, just a few rooms down ... Amanda went above and beyond as charge nurse, as she switched his room to a larger room so his wife and family could all be toge...