The Wright Center Patient Engagement Council Celebrates a Successful Caring Hearts Panel Discussion and Dinner

The Wright Center Patient Engagement Council (PEC) hosted a Caring Hearts Panel Discussion and Dinner on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Genetti Manor, Dickson City. The event featured a panel discussion led by well-recognized local physicians: Linda Thomas-Hemak, M.D.; Lear Von Koch, M.D.; Dipti Pancholy, M.D.; and Samir Pancholy, M.D. Paola Giangiacomo of WVIA moderated […] Read more »

Patient Engagement Council Announces Community Initiatives and Inaugural Event

As an integral component of The Wright Center’s patient engagement initiative, the Patient Engagement Council (PEC) was founded in March of 2016 to support the partnership between patients and their healthcare providers. The PEC is focused on patient education, patient education and patient advocacy and was founded on the belief that patients are the number […] Read more »

The Wright Center for Primary Care Designated as an American Association of Diabetes Educators Accredited Program Site

The Wright Center for Primary Care Mid Valley was recently named an accredited diabetes education program site by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). The program, “Wright Steps for Healthy Living,” will provide residents in Lackawanna, Wayne and Pike counties with increased access to critical diabetes education services. Diabetes education is a collaborative process […] Read more »

The Wright Center Hosted its Annual Community “Fall into Health” Fair and 5K Walk/Run

The Wright Center for Primary Care hosted its annual community “Fall into Health” Fair and 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, October 16, 2016. The event included a morning full of activities and helpful health-related information, including blood pressure screenings, BMI screenings, vision screenings, an obstacle course, nutrition information, and pumpkin decorating, along with the annual 5K […] Read more »

The Wright Center Hosts Governor Tom Wolf as he Addresses the Commonwealth’s Center of Excellence Initiative

The Wright Center is honored to have hosted Governor Tom Wolf as he has addressed his most recent designation of 25 Centers of Excellence in The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We are honored to have been selected in this most recent round. To read about this impactful initiative, see the press release below. From the office […] Read more »

Medicare Announces Participants for a New Initiative to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

The Wright Center has been chosen to participate in CMS’s The Million Hearts® CVD Risk Reduction Model, a randomized controlled trial that seeks to bridge a gap in cardiovascular care. To read the full details about this exciting initiative, see the press release below. July 21, 2016 Medicare announces participants for a new initiative to […] Read more »

Julio Ramos, MD, FACR, FACP, Named Designated Institutional Official for The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education

Julio A. Ramos, MD, FACR, FACP, has been named Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Ramos completed his residency with The Wright Center (then the Scranton-Temple Residency Program) in 2000 and stayed on as faculty for the organization’s residency programs before pursuing a Rheumatology Fellowship with Geisinger Medical […] Read more »