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  • Total Wound Care Center is a Center of Excellence

    Date: 7/18/2018

    Congratulations to the Total Wound Care Center team for earning the Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Center of Excellence Award in recognition of excellent healing outcomes, high patient satisfaction rates, and outstanding clinical performance in 2017. To earn the honor of Center of Excellence from Healogics, a Center must achieve outstanding clinical outcomes for 24 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median...

  • Congratulations to Melissa Smeltzer, our June FOCUSED Award winner!

    Date: 6/11/2018

    Melissa was nominated by Melissa Nelson from Imaging – CT Scan, and was “caught” role modeling the Friendly, Communicative, Service-Oriented, Empathetic, and Devoted & Respectful Standards of Performance. Excerpt from her nomination: "There was an emergency room patient in need of a stat MRI scan after hours...I managed to get a hold of Melissa Smeltzer, who agreed to come in at such a late hour (for an exam that could take up to two hours to complete), even though she wasn’t required to do so. I bel...

  • Cherry Tree Rehab Flooring Replacement Scheduled

    Date: 6/11/2018

    Cherry Tree Rehab will be closed to patient care during the weeks of June 25 and July 2, due to flooring replacement. Staff and patients will temporarily be relocated to the Hillside Rehab/Medical Fitness Center, Suite 100, during that time. There will be some temporary modification of spaces at the Hillside location to accommodate the additional patients and staff. Some equipment from Cherry Tree will be temporarily relocated to Hillside to allow for the additional Cherry Tree patient care at that locat...

  • Melanoma: Fact Versus Myth

    Date: 6/4/2018

    Every year, roughly 76,000 Americans are diagnosed with invasive melanoma and 10,000 people die from it. It's more important than ever before to shield yourself from the sun. Who Is at Risk for Melanoma? What Is the Best Way to Protect Yourself Against Melanoma? Having a Lot of Moles Is a Sign of Melanoma: Myth or Fact? Think you know enough about your risk for melanoma?  Click button below for more information. Related Articles You Might Be Interested In:   Tanning Bed Risks: Myths and Facts A...

  • Congratulations to Mary Rogari, our May FOCUSED Award winner!

    Date: 5/18/2018

    Mary was nominated by a patient’s mother, and was “caught” role modeling the Friendly, United, Empathetic, and Devoted & Respectful Standards of Performance. Excerpt from her nomination: "Mary has been my son's occupational therapist for over a year. Her enthusiasm and genuineness are what stand out. She is so positive in her approach towards children. She has helped my son so much..." Click here to read the rest of the story and view pictures from her award presentation!

  • Robotic Surgery Community Demo

    Date: 5/14/2018

    UPMC Pinnacle Hanover now offers robotic assisted surgical options. We now offer the da Vinci® robotic-assisted system as a minimally invasive surgical option. This option allows trained surgeons to perform a wide range of complex operations through a few small incisions. As a result, patients can look forward to a shorter hospital stay, fewer complications, faster recovery, smaller incisions, and minimal scarring. Join us to see and learn more about the da Vinci® robotic-assisted system. Location: York...

  • 31st Annual Golf Tournament

    Date: 5/9/2018

    UPMC Pinnacle Hanover is pleased to announce that the 31st annual golf tournament will be held on Friday, August 3, 2018. This year’s tournament proceeds will be used to purchase equipment that will enhance our patients’ safety.  We have been blessed by the community’s generosity and support for this tournament over the past 30 years, and we are grateful for every dollar donated. Your donations enable us to provide excellent care to our community. Click for more details on the following: • 2018 Gol...

  • Community Multiphasic Blood Screening

    Date: 5/7/2018

    Registration for our June 1st screening ends:  May 13, 2018. This low-cost, comprehensive, multiphasic blood screening can assist your physician in the detection of health problems such as heart disease, kidney or liver disease, some forms of cancer, diabetes, muscle or bone disease, and anemia. 12 hours of fasting are required. AVAILABLE TESTS & COST: Multiphasic Blood Screen........$32.00 Thyroid Screen (TSH)............$12.00 Glyco Hemoglobin.................$15.00 Click here to registe...

  • Perinatal Loss Memorial Service

    Date: 4/26/2018

    UPMC Pinnacle Hanover and Panebaker Funeral Home, Inc. extend an invitation to a special memorial service for those who have experienced a pregnancy loss. Perinatal Loss Memorial Service Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018 Time: 11 a.m. Location:  Mount Olivet Cemetery, 725 Baltimore Street, Hanover, PA 17331 You are invited to be present with your friends and family to acknowledge your loss. A brief memorial service will be offered. Families are invited to bring a note to their loved one that will be plac...

  • Breakthrough Heart Treatments

    Date: 4/12/2018

    Many healthy people have a leaky heart valve, but a leaky valve can cause the heart to work harder, and if left untreated, can lead to heart failure. UPMC Pinnacle can help. Breakthrough advances in cardiovascular medicine are reducing the need for open heart surgery. Now, minimally invasive cardiac procedures reduce surgical risk, reduce recovery time, and enhance the quality of life. Learn about the latest options in valve disease treatment at a free seminar. Join doctors Mumtaz, Gada, Hodara, and Mans...