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Changes after bariatric surgery go beyond weight loss

Lower Salford resident Janessa McCracken had a sleeve gastrectomy one year ago at Grand View Health and lost 150 pounds. Now she wants to help support others going through bariatric surgery. Read More >> (please note, you may need a subscription to read the full story). Watch video interview here. 

Grand View Health Opens First Urgent Care Center

Grand View Health is expanding its services with the opening of its first urgent care center. Grand View Urgent Care, which recently opened in Kulpsville, near Quakertown, is an alternative for patients who have illnesses or injuries that do not require a visit to the hospital emergency room or who… [ Read More ]

Jean M. Keeler, JD interviewed for Lehigh Valley Business “Healthcare Update”

Grand View Health President and CEO, Jean M. Keeler, JD, was recently interviewed for the annual Lehigh Valley Business “Healthcare Update” supplement. In an exclusive Q&A titled, “Ask the CEO: The Need to Build Hospitals,” Jean was asked the following question: With the trend toward shorter stays and fewer overnight… [ Read More ]

Battle For Independence

Some community hospitals in the region have decided not to join a larger health system. Here are three that have sidestepped the merger mania. Read More >>

Grand View Hospital surgeon helping to build comprehensive breast health program

Dr. Monique Gary can identify with many of her patients. The fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist has a family history of breast and ovarian cancer. Her mother died of ovarian cancer at age 29, when Gary was 7, and her grandmother had breast cancer twice. Read More >> (please note, you may… [ Read More ]

Grand View Hospital Auxiliary in West Rockhill holds Festival of Lights

Grand View Hospital Auxiliary held its 32nd Annual Festival of Lights on Wednesday in West Rockhill. The night honored those who gave to the hospital, newborns, cancer survivors and those who have passed on. Read more >>

Emerging Technology Put Focus on Patients, CEOs Say

Jean Keeler, president and CEO of Grand View Health, was featured in the story title “Emerging Technology Put Focus on Patients, CEOs Say” of the Lehigh Valley Business’ supplement Healthcare Update. See it here: LVB – Healthcare Insert

Faster, Safer, Accurate

Jane Loveless, vice president and chief information officer at Grand View Health was featured in the story titled “Fast, Safer, Accurate” of the Lehigh Valley Business’ supplement Healthcare Update. See it here: LVB – Health Update

Changing Healthcare System Stresses Importance Of Ongoing Learning

Kathleen M. Burkey, RN, MSN, oversees all nursing services and marketing as the chief nursing officer, vice president of Patient Care Services at Grand View Health. Grand View is a private, non-profit hospital in Sellersville, PA. Burkey acquired her Master of Science in Nursing from Gwynedd-Mercy College and Bachelors of… [ Read More ]

To your Health: Dropless cataract surgery easier, less costly for seniors

A shot in the eye versus several weeks of three different eye drops. The thought may be a bit intense, but if the shot is not felt and money is saved by not having to buy expensive eye drops, the scales will dip to the first option for a lot… [ Read More ]

‘Get Fit with a Doc’ teams Grand View doctors with community for walks at West Rockhill’s James Park

Walking 30 minutes a day at least five times a week is best, but it doesn’t have to be that much to help improve your health, Dr. Miroslawa Jablonski-Cohen told participants about to take part in the May 7 “Get Fit with a Doc” walk at James Memorial Park on… [ Read More ]

Future of health care: innovation and personalized medicine

The health care industry last year underwent a dramatic change as it weathered through the integral stages of the most historic piece of federal health care reform since Medicare in the 1960s. Known as the Affordable Care Act – or Obamacare – the 2010 law brought on its most significant… [ Read More ]

Grand View opens Bariatric Surgery Center

Grand View Health has created a new bariatric program to offer weight-loss surgery and related services to patients suffering from obesity and obesity-related illnesses. The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, led by surgeon Dr. Michael Fishman, officially opened earlier this month in West Rockhill with its first surgeries, but had been… [ Read More ]

Grand View’s ‘father of orthopedics’ retires after 50 years

As children, Richard Godshall and his brother would ride their bikes around their Franconia neighborhood, collecting donations for Grand View Hospital. “Grand View Hospital, at the time, was our hospital,” said Godshall, whose father, Enos, was on the hospital board. “Nobody thought of going to Philadelphia. If they had to… [ Read More ]

Bucks County’s Grand View Hospital changes name

Once the only hospital in Bucks County a century ago, Grand View Hospital in Sellersville has a new name. At its annual meeting this month and in celebration of its second century in operation, Grand View Hospital announced it is now Grand View Health. The move acknowledges the evolving nature of… [ Read More ]

Grand View Hospital announces name change

Grand View Hospital announced it was changing the name of its network to Grand View Health at the organization’s annual business meeting Tuesday night, to keep with what leadership said is changing times for health care. Jean Keeler, president and CEO of Grand View, told an audience of about 100 invitees that the decision… [ Read More ]

Women at the Wheel: Q&A With the Female Leadership Team of Grand View Hospital

Grand View Hospital and Health Foundation in Sellersville, Pa., is home to one of the more unique governance structures in today’s healthcare landscape: Its president and CEO, CIO, CMO, CNO and chair of the board are all women. The female hospital executive is still somewhat rare in American society, despite… [ Read More ]

Some hospital pension funds in critical condition

Pension funds are probably not among the top five worries for most nonprofit hospital executives, but a Standard & Poor’s report this week showed a negative trend that could be trouble for financially struggling hospitals. The pension funds in the S&P study had, on average, 69.4 percent of the money… [ Read More ]

Fmr. Phillies Pitcher Jamie Moyer Talks About Living Healthy at GVH

A man who helped the Phillies win a title in 2008 is talking to people about the importance of staying healthy. Jamie Moyer returned home to help Grand View Hospital celebrate 100 years in business. “I had a dream as a little boy which I’m sure a lot of kids… [ Read More ]

A CEO for a New Century at Grand View Hospital

One hundred years ago, a group of doctors had a grand vision: Build a hospital in Upper Bucks County so residents of the largely rural area didn’t have to make the miles-long trek into the city when they fell ill or were hurt. In 1913, they opened Grand View Hospital… [ Read More ]

It’s been a good stretch for Grand View Hospital

Grand View Hospital in Sellersville this week announced a trio of certifications that should boost the confidence of patients considering joint replacement or treatment for heart failure or stroke. The Joint Commission, the national accreditation agency, gave its nod of approval for Grand View’s performance, the hospital announced this week…. [ Read More ]

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