Geisinger Muncy Medical Center is open to patients
“We couldn’t be more delighted to officially welcome patients to this new state-of-the-art hospital in Muncy,” said Tammy Anderer, administrative director of the North Central region of Geisinger. “This is an exciting step for Geisinger, Highmark Health and the community as members will no longer have to travel far for world class care – they can get it right here in Muncy. This historic project will make a significant difference in the care our neighbors receive.
The 120,000 square foot, three story facility includes an emergency room, clinical decision unit, intensive care unit, operating theaters, and primary and specialist care areas. Approximately 300 employees at Geisinger Medical Center Muncy will meet the routine and acute care needs of people living in Lycoming, Sullivan, Clinton and Tioga counties.
The medical center includes many state-of-the-art equipment such as the Clinical Decision Unit (CDU). Patients who require additional observation or testing, or those who need to be admitted, are transferred to the adjacent inpatient unit where they are treated accordingly.
The hospital’s 20 inpatient rooms are equipped with smart televisions displaying a digital whiteboard with real-time health information to improve communication with patients and better coordinate care. These smart TVs provide patients and families with TV content, hospital information and relaxation, all in one system.
For routine care, the facility includes a multi-specialist clinic with primary care for adults and pediatrics, orthopedics, cardiology, ophthalmology and women’s health services. Also available are specialized outreach services, imaging, laboratory and medical oncology services, in addition to chemotherapy preparation and general surgery.
“At Highmark Health, we work with a set of core behaviors, including putting the customer first,” said Brian Rinker, president of the market for Highmark, Eastern Pennsylvania. “Geisinger shares many of our core behaviors and, with the opening of this facility, we are offering our members and all residents of the North Central PA greater choice and improved access to high quality care. quality and cost effective – closer to home. “
Geisinger Muncy Medical Center accepts new patients. Plan by calling 800-230-4565.
To learn more about Geisinger Medical Center Muncy, visit go.geisinger.org/muncy.
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