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PEOPLE ON THE MOVE: ALLIED SERVICES SKILLED NURSING & REHAB CENTER

Stephen Jaditz, DO: Allied Services proudly announced Dr. Stephen Jaditz as the Medical Director of Allied Services Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Scranton. He graduated from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing family medicine in his home town of Clarks Summit since 1991. Dr. Jaditz [...]

By | 2017-12-13T11:17:43+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Allied Services celebrates newly renovated Carbondale Rehab Center

Allied Services Integrated Health System welcomed community partners, patients, staff and leadership to the newly renovated facility in Carbondale. The Carbondale Rehab Center is part of a network of 15 such outpatient rehabilitation centers operated by Allied Services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Allied Services hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting on Thursday, December 7th at the Carbondale Rehab [...]

By | 2017-12-08T10:39:20+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE: ALLIED SERVICES INTEGRATED HEALTH SYSTEM

Melissa Olsommer, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Consultant Pharmacist for Allied Services Pharmacy, recently earned the credential of Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).  Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is recognized as the gold standard for determining which pharmacists are qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels. Through rigorous standards, the BPS certified pharmacist stands [...]

By | 2017-12-06T10:49:37+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE: HEINZ REHABILITATION HOSPITAL

Allied Services Integrated Health System announced the appointment of a new member of their clinical team at Heinz Rehab Hospital in Wilkes-Barre Township. Dr. Martin Blidner takes over as Medical Director of Heinz Rehab Hospital from Dr. Greg Basting who retired earlier this year. The non-profit rehabilitation hospital provides post-acute care and physical rehabilitation for patients of [...]

By | 2017-11-28T11:29:21+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Allied Services Home Health ranked as Top Agency

For the tenth consecutive year, Allied Services Home Health received the HomeCare Elite™ status as one of the top 25% of home care agencies in the country. Allied Services Home Health has once again been named a Top Agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite according to a review of top-performing home health agencies in the United [...]

By | 2017-11-21T07:54:45+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Three Local Women Honored at Heinz Rehab Conference

On Thursday, October 19th, Allied Services Heinz Rehab Hospital hosted its 17th annual Spirituality and Disability Conference. This year’s topic was, “When the Time Comes: Exploring Hospice and Palliative Care.” Three local women were honored at this event for their role in helping improve the quality of life for persons in hospice/palliative care and their families. [...]

By | 2017-11-20T08:28:13+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

November is Home Care & Hospice Month

INDEPENDENCE AT HOME During November, the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the nation.

By | 2017-11-03T09:29:24+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Neil Armstrong Elementary raises more than $1,600 for children and adults with disabilities

Students, faculty, staff and parents gathered at Neil Armstrong Elementary in to celebrate the end of their annual fundraising efforts for WNEP's Ryan's Run. This year, the school raised $1645 in conjunction with an after-school running club for 5th and 6th graders. The club, which is in its 4th year, had 55 members this year, many of whom took [...]

By | 2017-10-31T11:27:34+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Allied Services recognizes employee excellence with Annual Charles Luger Memorial Employee Award

Allied Services recognizes employee excellence with Annual Charles Luger Memorial Employee Award Allied Services Integrated Health System recognized five of its employees at an annual awards ceremony held in the Graf Community Room at the Luger Rehab Center in Scranton. The Charles Luger Memorial Employee Award recognizes an employee or employees for their outstanding commitment and dedication [...]

By | 2017-10-24T11:51:45+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Allied Services employee earns Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse designation

Yvette Collins, RN, BSN, CHPN, Care Coordinator for Allied Services Community Based Palliative Care program earned the credential of Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN). Credentialed nurses must have 500 hours of hospice or and palliative nursing practice within a 12 month period and pass a competence-based Board. The certification indicates experience and competence in the [...]

By | 2017-10-24T11:41:10+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments