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5K Run and Walk planned to remember young girl’s life

A 5k run and walk is being planned to celebrate the life of a young girl from Tunkhannock. The Run to Remember will take place on Saturday, March 31st at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company in Tunkhannock. It will be hosted in memory of Kara Cook of Tunkhannock. In September 2017, Kara passed away after a third [...]

By | 2018-02-12T11:53:14+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

FNCB Donates Scholarship Funding to Allied Services dePaul School for Dyslexia  

FNCB Bank, locally-based for over 100 years, has announced a $7,500 Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donation to Allied Services in support of the dePaul School for Dyslexia. Since 2010, FNCB has contributed more than $1,400,000 to local educational and scholarship organizations through the EITC initiative. Allied Services dePaul School is committed to helping children [...]

By | 2018-01-31T10:36:34+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Passion for Palliation & End of Life Care – Laura Marion, RN, BSN, Director of Allied Services Hospice

Article Feature by NEPA 12 VITAL SIGNS April 30th marked the 12th anniversary of my father’s death due to metastatic pancreatic cancer at only 68 years old. My father, widely known as “The Captain” as he earned this rank in the Scranton Fire Dept., was my biggest fan and quite possibly, my toughest critic. Interestingly, my [...]

By | 2018-01-30T15:05:23+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: General News, Resources|0 Comments

Call the Doctor: Developing Healthy Habits

You’re never too young or too old to develop healthy habits. It is recommended that leading a healthy lifestyle should begin during childhood by learning what foods to eat and the importance of daily exercise. Recently, Obesity has been declared a national epidemic in the U.S.; this condition is a result of many factors that could [...]

By | 2018-01-08T08:22:46+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

URGENT NEWS: Inaction by Congress Triggers No-Exceptions Therapy Cap in 2018

REPOSTED from In a development that leaves patients and providers in the lurch, Congress has recessed without addressing the Medicare therapy cap in any meaningful way. The inaction is particularly disappointing for APTA and other stakeholders given that a bipartisan agreement had been reached to permanently end the hard cap. The bottom line: beginning on January [...]

By | 2017-12-28T08:12:38+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

The annual Adopt-a-Family program at Heinz Rehab Pediatric Center

The annual Adopt-a-Family program at Heinz Rehab Pediatric Center provides the opportunity for a few families served by our pediatric team to experience the many joys of the holiday season that they otherwise may not have been able to afford. Started roughly 20 years ago by Jean Fredmund, Assistant Director of Pediatric Physical Therapy at Allied [...]

By | 2017-12-22T10:04:35+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

The pelvic rehab program is delivered by Megan Horeis, PT, DPT, WCS.

The pelvic rehab program is delivered by Megan Horeis, PT, DPT, WCS. Treatment is discrete and compassionate, offering individualized recommendations and strategies. Megan Horeis, PT, DPT, WCS Megan is a physical therapist at Allied Services Luger Rehab Center in Scranton. She has more than 17 years experience in treating men and women of all ages with [...]

By | 2017-12-19T11:02:12+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments


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


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