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Grand View Auxiliary Annual Meeting

June 12th, 2015

The Grand View Auxiliary presented Grand View Health a gift in the amount of $165,000 toward the five million dollar Well into the Future capital campaign, during the Auxiliary’s Annual Meeting held June 4 at Rising Sun Inn. Accepting the gift on behalf of Grand View Health Foundation was Brian… [ Read More ]

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Celebrating Cancer Survivorship Month

June 3rd, 2015

This June, Fox Chase Cancer Center and Grand View Health are celebrating Cancer Survivorship Month. A cancer survivor is defined as an individual who has been diagnosed with cancer, from the time of diagnosis throughout his/her life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 14… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Auxiliary 42nd Annual Golf Tournament

May 20th, 2015

The Grand View Auxiliary’s 42nd Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, August 7, 2015, at the Indian Valley Country Club in Telford. Shotgun start at 1:00 pm Proceeds benefit Grand View Health Event Details Online Registration Download a Registration Form Grand View Auxiliary Martha Otto, Tournament Chair 215-513-3935

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Dropless Cataract Surgery Added to Ocular Services at Grand View

May 20th, 2015

Grand View Health is now offering dropless cataract surgery as a new, convenient option for the surgical removal of a cataract. Recognizing the many benefits the dropless technique offers to the community, Grand View has teamed up with the board-certified ophthalmologists at Bucks-Mont Eye Associates in Sellersville to administer this… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Health Cancer Program Earns National Accreditation

May 19th, 2015

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Grand View Health. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain… [ Read More ]

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Know the Early Signs of Skin Cancer and How to Protect Skin from Sun Damage

May 18th, 2015

With sunny summer just around the corner, chances are you’ll be baring more of your skin. In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month this May, Fox Chase Cancer Center and Grand View Health seek to educate individuals on the early signs of skin cancer and how to protect their skin… [ Read More ]

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25th Ellis Greenspan Award Winner Announced

May 8th, 2015

Hospice staff nurse Melanie Mansley was recently named the 2015 Ellis Greenspan Memorial Award recipient. Mansley, joined Grand View in 2009 and was nominated by her coworkers and a patient’s family. The award was established in memory of Ellis Greenspan by his son, cardiologist Mitchell M. Greenspan, M.D. and other members… [ Read More ]

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3-D Breast Imaging Now Available

April 28th, 2015

Grand View Health now offers 3-D mammography technology for breast cancer screenings. Grand View obtained FDA approval for the newly-installed GE SenoClaire Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) System earlier this month. The technology uses a 3-D imaging technique with results proven superior to traditional 2-D mammography. The 3-D image provides greater visibility… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Health Introduces New Bariatric & Metabolic Institute

April 17th, 2015

We are pleased to introduce a new healthy weight loss program to Southeastern Pennsylvania – the Grand View Health Bariatric & Metabolic Institute. The program, led by Michael Fishman, MD, a fellowship- trained bariatric surgeon and Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, is designed to care for those who may… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Health First in State to Implant Pacemaker Recently Approved for Use in Full-Body MRI Scans

April 10th, 2015

Grand View Health doctors completed the first commercial implant of the BIOTRONIK Eluna ProMRI® pacemaker system in Pennsylvania, which was just approved for use in full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans by the FDA in March 2015. Millions of patients are presently implanted with pacemaker systems across the world, while… [ Read More ]

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New Lung Care Center Opens in Sellersville

April 3rd, 2015

Grand View Health recently announced the opening of the Lung Center. The Lung Center at Grand View Health offers the latest technologies for early detection and staging of cancers of the lung, early diagnosis of pulmonary nodules, laser therapy to destroy tumors within the airway, and stent placement in the… [ Read More ]

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“We Are Grand View Health” Media Campaign Launches

April 1st, 2015

This print, billboard and television campaign ushers in a new era – announcing our new name, Grand View Health, and our commitment to provide “health and healing—close to home” throughout the many communities we serve. Scroll down to view all of the television and print ads Initial waves of newspaper… [ Read More ]

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Remembering Jason Burkhart (1950-2015)

March 31st, 2015

Sunday evening, the Grand View family lost a colleague and friend with the passing of Jason Burkhart. He served as assistant manager of the Engineering/Maintenance Department and worked at Grand View since 1969 (a total of 46 years). Jason was a great ambassador for Grand View and loved his work…. [ Read More ]

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Honor a Caregiver – National Doctor’s Day 2015

March 30th, 2015

A Special Way To Say Thanks! President George H. W. Bush established National Doctor’s Day in 1991, stating “Physicians have enabled mankind to make significant strides in the ongoing struggle against disease.” Grand View Health is fortunate to have many compassionate men and women who care for our patients, and whose… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Wound Care Center Recognized With National Award for Clinical Excellence

March 24th, 2015

Grand View Health and the Grand View Wound Care Center celebrated the Center of Distinction Award. The award was given to the Grand View Wound Care Center by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Grand View achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including… [ Read More ]

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Helen Rahmer Receives Grand View Health’s LOVE Award

March 19th, 2015

Grand View Health presented the 2015 Life of Volunteer Excellence (LOVE) Award to Helen Rahmer. Rahmer has been part of Grand View Health’s volunteer program since 2002 and has contributed more than 3,900 hours of service. Her volunteer hours are spent supporting the information desk, as well as greeting and… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Health and Fox Chase Cancer Center Encourage Scheduling a Colonoscopy

March 17th, 2015

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Fox Chase Cancer Center and Grand View Health encourage individuals to take a charge of their health by scheduling a colonoscopy. Through regular screenings, colorectal cancer may be detected early – when it is most curable – or, in many people, completely… [ Read More ]

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Ellis Greenspan Memorial Award Nominations Due April 3rd

March 9th, 2015

Nominate a Deserving Nurse Today! Click Here to Download Nomination Form Nominations due by Friday, April 3, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. The Ellis Greenspan Memorial Award – Recognizing Nursing Excellence The Greenspan family and friends established the Ellis Greenspan Memorial Award in memory of their father, Ellis Greenspan, to recognize a… [ Read More ]

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Perkasie Students Donate Valentine’s Gifts

February 11th, 2015

Second graders at Guth Elementary School in Perkasie created more than 500 heart-shaped crayons that were recently donated to Grand View Health to be distributed to youngsters in the Pediatric Unit. Students brought in used crayons that were broken into small pieces, and put them into molds for melting. They… [ Read More ]

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Heart Health Fair 2015

February 9th, 2015

Thanks to everyone who participated in making the 2015 Heart Health Fair a success and for taking time out of your busy schedules to spend a Saturday at the Montgomery mall. Approximately 500 people passed through during the four hour event. We did 85 BMI Screenings, 106 Cholesterol Screenings, 100 Blood… [ Read More ]

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GVH Hosts Free Heart Health Fair at Montgomery Mall

January 23rd, 2015

Grand View Health will host a heart health fair on Saturday, February 7 in celebration of American Heart Month. The event will feature one-on-one discussions with some of the area’s leading cardiologists, free blood pressure checks and free cholesterol screenings. The event will also include CPR, lifestyle and fitness demonstrations… [ Read More ]

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Laura Cullen Appointed as General Counsel

January 22nd, 2015

Grand View Health announced the appointment of Laura A. Cullen, Esq., as general counsel. In this role, Cullen will be responsible for Grand View’s legal matters and oversight of its risk management activities. She will report directly to Jean M. Keeler, J.D., president and chief executive officer. Prior to joining… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Health Home Care Named a Top Agency of the 2014 HomeCare Elite

December 31st, 2014

Grand View Health today announced it has been named a Top Agency of the 2014 HomeCare Elite™, in recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its ninth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and highlights the top 100 and top… [ Read More ]

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Soccer Club Thanks Grand View Health

November 26th, 2014

Members of the Pennridge Yellowjackets Soccer Association presented a plaque to Grand View Health on Wednesday, Nov. 26, as a thank you for the organization’s sponsorship of the Concussion Awareness Soccer Tournament last June. Registration was free for the 35 youth teams that participated in the tournament, thanks in large… [ Read More ]

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Local Church Group Donates Gift Bags to Pediatrics

November 13th, 2014

Volunteers at Faith Church in Allentown recently delivered 115 care packages for patients of CHOP Pediatric Care at Grand View Hospital. The gift bags are filled with games, puzzles, coloring books, treats and much more. Barbara Hottle and Marilyn Meiners delivered the bags on behalf of Faith Church on Wednesday, November… [ Read More ]

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Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans

November 11th, 2014

As a strong community hospital, we have many veterans in our region, on our staff, and in our families. Addressing the unique needs of this group is a responsibility and an honor. With this in mind, Grand View Health is very excited about joining the Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council’s… [ Read More ]

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Fox Chase Cancer Center and Grand View Health Celebrate November as National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 5th, 2014

This November, Fox Chase Cancer Center and Grand View Health are celebrating National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more men and women in the United States die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. By far, it is the… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Health to Mark Veteran’s Day with Ceremony on Hospital Grounds

October 31st, 2014

To honor and thank those in the community who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, Grand View Health will host a Veteran’s Day celebration on Tuesday, November 11 at 11 a.m. at the flag pole in front of the hospital. All veterans, community members, hospital staff and physicians are… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Health Welcomes Wound Care Specialist

October 28th, 2014

Grand View Health is pleased to announce Devn Frandsen, DO, has joined Grand View Health as Medical Director of the Grand View Wound Care Center. Frandsen leads a team of wound care specialists at the Center, a member of the Healogics™ network, who will collaborate with a network of academic… [ Read More ]

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Exceptional Volunteers Recognized at Annual Luncheon

October 14th, 2014

Retiring volunteers of Grand View Health were recently honored at the annual Volunteer Luncheon. Honorees were recognized for their commitment to serving others, and their dedication to Grand View. This year’s group included volunteers such as Gladys Enright (17 years, 3,451 hours), Verna Nonnemaker (50 years, 23,523 hours), Elizabeth Hess… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Health Welcomes OB/GYN Amanda Michael, MD

October 13th, 2014

Grand View Health is pleased to announce Amanda Michael, MD, has joined Grand View OB/GYN Associates. Dr. Michael is accepting patients at the practice’s Quakertown Office, located at 99 North West End Blvd., Suite 104. Dr. Michael earned her medical degree from Drexel University. She completed both her internship and… [ Read More ]

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GVH Welcomes Surgical Oncologist James “Christopher” Watson

October 3rd, 2014

Grand View Health is pleased to announce that James “Christopher” Watson, M.D., F.A.C.S., has joined the team at Grand View Surgical Associates. A board-certified specialist in surgical oncology, Dr. Watson is accepting patients at the Grand View Health Sellersville Outpatient Center, located at 915 Lawn Avenue. Currently, Dr. Watson offers… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Hospital is Now Grand View Health

September 24th, 2014

At its annual meeting on September 16 and in celebration of the dawn of their second century in operation, Grand View Hospital announced their official name change to Grand View Health. The name change acknowledges the evolving nature of healthcare delivery in the 21st century and the integrated system-wide network… [ Read More ]

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Heart to Heart 5K

September 22nd, 2014

Runners of all ages turned out for the 14th annual Heart to Heart 5K race at Lake Lenape Park in Sellersville on Sunday, September 21. Organized by The Healthy Hearts Foundation, the race is dedicated to raising awareness for heart disease and encouraging heart healthy lifestyles in our community. This year’s… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Unveils New Progressive Care Unit

September 12th, 2014

On Thursday, September 11, Grand View Hospital unveiled its new progressive care unit. This expansion forms a fourth nursing unit for the Progressive Care Unit. The addition creates a total of 49 private Progressive Care beds as well as 12 semi-private beds. Along with the rest of the Progressive Care… [ Read More ]

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Auxiliary Golf Tournament Raises More Than $30,000 to Support Grand View Hospital

August 8th, 2014

During the Grand View Hospital Auxiliary’s 41st Annual Golf Tournament at the Indian Valley Country Club on Friday, August 1, they raised more than $30,000 to support Grand View Hospital. The tournament, jointly sponsored by Univest and Sodexo, hosted 131 golfers including business professionals, physicians, employees, friends and supporters of… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Hospital Named One of Healthcare’s Most Wired 2014

July 29th, 2014

Grand View Hospital has been named one of America’s “Most Wired” hospitals for a fourth consecutive year, according to the results in the 2014 Most Wired Survey in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) magazine. The survey found that the nation’s Most Wired hospitals are doing tremendous… [ Read More ]

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Cutting-Edge Cancer Treatment Technology

July 16th, 2014

By: J. Mark Horne, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer | Grand View took an exciting step in advancing cancer treatment technology on June 18. On that Wednesday morning, Bucks County’s first hospital became the first hospital in Pennsylvania to offer the latest in precision radiation treatment when a patient… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Hospital First in State to Implant New Dual-Chamber Pacemaker FDA-Approved for MRI Scan

June 3rd, 2014

Grand View Hospital doctors recently completed the first commercial implant of an Entovis ProMRI®, a pacing system that is FDA-approved for use with MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans, in Pennsylvania. The device, a pacemaker system developed by BIOTRONIK, is one of the first pacemakers in the U.S. with MR-conditional labeling,… [ Read More ]

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Bing Miller Receives Grand View Hospital’s LOVE Award

June 2nd, 2014

Grand View Hospital recently presented the 2014 Life of Volunteer Excellence (LOVE) Award to Bing Miller. Miller has been part of Grand View Hospital’s volunteer program since 2011 and has contributed more than 1,400 hours of service. His volunteer hours are spent greeting visitors at the information desk or driving… [ Read More ]

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Special Donation from Willow Dale Elementary Brings Joy to Pediatric Patients

May 29th, 2014

Students in Maria Mahaffey’s fifth grade class at Willow Dale Elementary School recently donated 20 Build-A-Bears to the pediatric care unit at Grand View Hospital. Mahaffey, a fifth grade teacher at Willow Dale, commented, “We are very excited to be able to make kids a little more happy while they are… [ Read More ]

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Faith Christian Academy “Pink Out” Benefits Grand View Hospital

May 28th, 2014

Grand View Hospital recently received a $2,000 donation from Faith Christian Academy’s softball team. The fundraising activities planned by the team included a dinner in which Zorro’s Mexican Grill in Quakertown donated 15% of its proceeds to the team’s efforts and a change collection at the school. The funds will… [ Read More ]

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Grand View Hospital Health and Wellness Center Opens at Genesis Fitness Centre

May 19th, 2014

Grand View Hospital announced the opening of its Health and Wellness Center located at Genesis Fitness Centre in Harleysville. Julian Hauck, owner of Genesis Fitness Centre, commented, “We are pleased to welcome Grand View Hospital and provide our members with increased accessibility to their complementary services.” The new center offers… [ Read More ]

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Ellis Greenspan Memorial Award Presented to Heather Evers

May 8th, 2014

Grand View Hospital announced Heather Evers, R.N., C.R.R.N., as the recipient of the 2014 Ellis Greenspan Memorial Award. Evers, who joined Grand View in 1996, is a staff nurse who cares for patients on the Acute Rehabilitation Unit. After accepting her award she said, “I couldn’t do what I do every day without… [ Read More ]

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