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08/04/15 Diabetes Support Group
Those affected by diabetes are invited to attend a free support group at St. Peter’s Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., in the Clinical Nutrition Conference Room.  (Please use the East Entrance.) A family member or support person is also welcome to attend.The Diabetes Support meets on the second Thursday of each month.  For more information, please call 444-2364.
08/04/15 Look Good, Feel Better Meets
St. Peter’s Hospital hosts “Look Good…Feel Better,” will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 3 – 5 p.m., at St. Peter’s Hospital, 2475 Broadway. Look Good…Feel Better is a free, non-medical, national public service program created to help individuals with cancer look good, improve their self-esteem, and thereby manage their treatment and recovery with greater confidence.  The group is
08/04/15 Better Breathers Support Group
“Better Breathers Club,” a support group for those with chronic lung disease and their loved ones, will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 2 – 3:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Hospital. The group is facilitated by St. Peter’s Hospital Chaplain Kim Pepper, assisted by guest speakers.  Please call 447-2409 for more information.  It is recommended that those attending use the Main Entrance of the
08/03/15 Security Additionon Women & Children's
Staff and visitors to the W & C Unit are now required to ring a buzzer or use their employee badge for access. The security doors are also under 24 hour video surveillance. SPH made the $96,000 investment in the new technology to provide security for staff, patients and the youngest members of our community. “We rarely see any problems,” says Health Unit Coordinator Carrie Scoles, “but having
08/03/15 Lab Receives Seal of Approval
Congratulations to the Laboratory staff, who  received the official Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission following their surprise survey in late April. The surveyor arrived a full three months early this year. During the inspection, the surveyor noted positively that the St. Peter's Lab had one third of the issues he normally sees in a lab this size (none affecting
08/03/15 Additional Radiologist Joins Staff
St. Peter’s Hospital welcomes new radiologist Chris Gabel, M.D.  Dr. Gabel earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Toledo College of Medicine, in Toledo, OH.  He completed a Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship at the University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital in  Rochester, NY.  He served as Chief Resident in Radiology at Rochester General Hospital.Dr.
08/03/15 St. Peter's Add Gastroenterologist
Gastroenterologist J. David Bohler, D.V.M., M.D., has joined St. Peter’s Medical Group.Dr. Bohler earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston, S.C., where he also completed a Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Gastroenterology.  Prior to earning his medical degree, Dr. Bohler completed a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
07/14/15 New Scanner Improves Cancer Care
Installation began last week in the Cancer Treatment Center for a new state-of-the art PET/CT scanner. Previously, patients and staff had to rely on a mobile scanning unit that visited SPH once a week. The new PET/CT scanner also eliminates the need for patients to be transported through the hospital from the CTC to DI, thus offering more comfort and privacy for patients. A PET/CT scan combines
06/30/15 Pete's Place Supervisor Retires
After 29 years of caring for kids of our community, longtime supervisor Jane Morell-Hart of Pete’s Place Daycare (located on the St. Peter’s Hospital campus) is retiring. Her last day is July 3.Jane Morell-Hart has been with St. Peter’s since November of 1986.  In that time, she has been instrumental in providing exceptional day care and educational opportunities for over 3,000 young
06/29/15 July Blood Drive
St. Peter’s Hospital will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, July 10,10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., in Conference Rooms 1, 2, 3.  Appointments can be made at www.redcrossblood.org, enter sponsor code: st.petes. Walk-ins are welcome, but the wait may be longer as those with appointments are given first priority. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of
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