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Crozer-Keystone Health Network Welcomes New Chief of Hospitalist Medicine

Crozer-Keystone Health System recently welcomed board-certified hospitalist Onyeka Okonkwo, M.D. as the new chief of the Hospitalist Medicine for the health system. In this role, she will responsible for overseeing the hospitalist programs at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Springfield Hospital and Taylor Hospital.

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Crozer-Keystone Middletown Practice Offers Weekend Convenience Hours

The Crozer-Keystone Middletown practice, 176 S. New Middletown Road, Media, will offer primary care convenience hours on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., beginning Saturday Feb. 6.

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Crozer-Keystone’s HAN Fertility Center Adds New Location in Havertown

Crozer-Keystone’s HAN Fertility Center, led by medical director Albert El-Roeiy, M.D., recently opened a new office in Havertown, Pa. Located at 2010 West Chester Pike, Suite 350, the office offers greater accessibility to residents of the Main Line and surrounding communities who now do not have to travel far for individualized and specialized fertility care.

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Crozer-Chester Medical Library

The Crozer-Chester Medical Library has relocated from the 5th Floor to the Ground Floor, North Wing. The library is accessible to all Crozer-Keystone employees via badge access. The library is staffed Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. A study area with access to the hospital network is also available for staff physians and residents. For question, call (610) 447-2600.

MaryAnne Leonard, CRNP, MSN, DNP Joins Crozer-Keystone Home Health and Hospice as Clinical Nurse Practitioner Specialist

Please join us in welcoming MaryAnne Leonard to Crozer-Keystone Home Health and Hospice as Clinical Nurse Practitioner Specialist. In her role, MaryAnne will use her adult and geriatric nurse practitioner certification and extensive clinical experience to further develop our chronic and end-stage cardiac and respiratory home health and hospice disease management programs, in collaboration with each patient’s physician.

Please call Crozer-Keystone Home Health and Hospice at (610) 284-0700 to request assistance for patients with cardiac or respiratory diseases who may benefit from home health or hospice care.

Taylor Hospital Blood Drive

New Jersey Blood Services, a Division of the New York Blood Center, will host a blood drive on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in Classrooms A, B & C at Taylor Hospital.

Make your appointment to donate blood by visiting https://Tinyurl.com/TaylorHospital. Please bring ID and eat before donating. Walk-ins are welcome.

For eligibility information please call 1-800-933-2566 or visit www.nybloodcenter.org.

Discounts on Harlem Globetrotters and Circus Tickets

The Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating their 90th anniversary, and their current tour will make a stop in Philadelphia on March 6 and 12. Crozer-Keystone employees can save up to $11 per ticket on select seating. Visit WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com/discounts and enter group code CROZER to purchase tickets.

In addition, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be in town Feb. 17-21. Crozer-Keystone employees can save up to $5 on select performances at the Wells Fargo Center. Visit WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com/discounts and enter group code GRPCrozer to purchase tickets.

If you have any questions or need more information about either event, please send an email to Jessica South at jessica_south@comcastspectacor.com.

Crozer-Keystone Employees can Earn a Free Month at the Healthplex by Referring a New Member by Jan. 31

Refer a co-worker today and earn a free month of membership dues when they join the Healthplex as a new member! You will receive a free month of dues for referring a primary or associate member and he/she signs up for a one-year membership between now and Jan. 31, 2016. The free month/s will be applied starting in February 2016. *Restrictions apply. Contact our Membership team today at (610) 938-2555.

Experience the Difference at the Healthplex Sports Club for Just $59 per Month! Join today for $0 enrollment fee.

Crozer-Keystone employees and their spouses who sign a one-year contract and agree to a convenient payroll deduction are now eligible for a monthly fee of just $59 a month. First-time users of the club can get a free one-week trial pass. Join by Jan. 31 and pay no enrollment fee!

Plus, employees and spouses who are enrolled in the CKHS Advantage, Advantage PLUS or Indemnity Medical Plan can earn up to $400 in reimbursements annually, reducing the rate to as low as $25.67 per month. Click here to download the details and reimbursement form [PDF].

How do I get started?

Call 610-938-2555 to speak with a Membership representative. Or visit the club, which is located in Healthplex Pavilion I next to Springfield Hospital. Visit www.healthplex.net to learn more.

Stroke Support Group

Crozer-Keystone offers a free monthly Stroke Support Group at DCMH and Taylor to provide support, information and a sense of community to those who have suffered from stroke and their family members.

Topics will vary, but may include emotional support, nutrition, secondary stroke prevention, communication, rehabilitation, community resources, medication and caregiver support. We also provide tips, tools and facts that will help people to cope with post-stroke changes.

The group meets next on Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 2:30-4 p.m. in the PM&R Dining Room at DCMH (2nd floor of the main hospital) and Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the 4th floor Rehab Café at Taylor.

Please call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258) to register.

Upcoming CPR & Babysitting Courses

Healthline Services is pleased to offer the following CPR classes and “Safe Sitter” Babysitting program:

CPR (BLS for Healthcare Providers)

This program includes modules on adult one-rescue CPR, adult two-rescue CPR, infant and child CPR, and adult and pediatric obstructed-airway techniques.

Program will be held from 9a.m. to 2p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturday, Feb. 20. Cost is $65 per person. Call (610) 394-1877 or email anne.carson@crozer.org to register.

CPR (Heartsaver AED: Adult and Pediatric)

This program is for lay persons and includes modules on adult one-rescue CPR, infant and child CPR, and adult and pediatric obstructed-airway techniques.

Program will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturdays, Jan. 16 and Feb. 27. Cost is $55 per person or $80 per couple. Call (610) 394-1877 or email anne.carson@crozer.org to register.

“Safe Sitter” Babysitting Program

“Safe Sitter” is a one-day course available to youths 11 years and older. The program teaches them how to care for infants and young children. Taught by certified instructors, SafeSitter thoroughly covers the basics of child care. Students learn about, practice and role play in an array of topics including:

  • Safety precautions
  • Rescue breathing techniques
  • Care for a choking infant or child
  • How to recognize emergencies
  • Calling for emergency help

Program will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Meeting Room A at DCMH on Monday, Jan. 18. Cost is $50 per person. Call (610) 394-1877 or email anne.carson@crozer.org to register.

The Journal

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