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Crozer-Keystone Welcomes New Cardiothoracic Surgeon Charles Geller, M.D. 

The Crozer-Keystone Health Network is pleased to announce that Charles M. Geller, M.D. has joined the practice of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons of Delaware County and is accepting new patients.

As Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery for the Crozer-Keystone Health System, Dr. Geller specializes in complex adult cardiac surgery.

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DCMH Awarded Recertification for Advanced Primary Stroke Program

In the case of a stroke, quick, precise treatment in a state-of-the-art setting is critical. Delaware County Memorial Hospital was again recognized as a Disease-Specific Care Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, setting it among the elite providers of complex stroke care.

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United Way Campaign is Under Way

Our United Way campaign officially started on Oct. 20 and will continue through Nov. 14. This year we have made it very easy to pledge your gift, by creating a link through the United Way’s eZ-Pledge software at http://bit.ly/uw14-15. It is safe and secure, and it only takes 2-3 minutes to make your pledge once an account is created. Plus, if you have given previously, your recent history should be displayed after you log into your account. Please remember to have your employee ID # available before you log in as this will be a required step for those pledging for the first time or if your history does not display automatically.

United Way is a great community partner for our health system and they provide wonderful leadership that drives measurable, lasting impact locally that none of us can achieve alone. I am asking for your pledge, and encourage you to visit www.uwgpsnj.org to learn about their Impact Fund including the Delaware County Impact Fund (Code 34), Education Fund (Code 11), Income Fund (Code 100), Health Fund (Code 101) and Basic Needs Fund (Code 48108). Of course, you also can choose to direct your pledge to other impact partners that include our Crozer-Chester Foundation (Code 49443). United Way offers leadership step-up programs for those capable of pledging at a higher level of financial commitment. To learn more about these details, visit www.unitedforimpact.org/leadership.

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 Saturdays, Nov. 15 and Dec. 13. Cost is $65 per person. Call (610) 394-1877 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, Nov. 8 and Dec. 20. Cost is $55 per person or $80 per couple. Call (610) 394-1877 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 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturdays, Nov. 1 and Dec. 6. Cost is $55 per person or $80 per couple. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.

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