The Wright Center Auxiliary to Host 2018 Designer Purse Bingo

The Wright Center Auxiliary will host its fourth annual Designer Purse Bingo on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at St. Michael’s Center, 403 Delaware Street, Jermyn. The event will start at 1 p.m. and guests will have an opportunity to win designer purses and additional prizes while enjoying an afternoon of fun. Tickets are $25 and […] Read more »

Meet Dr. Patrick Fox, National Family Medicine Resident, Washington

Progress and innovation drive Wright Center resident Dr. Patrick Fox. A former mechanical engineer now training in The Wright Center’s National Family Medicine Residency program at HealthPoint in Auburn, Washington, Dr. Fox chose family medicine because of its parallels to the engineering world. “You need to know a lot about everything,” he explains. A native of […] Read more »

Meet Dr. William Dempsey, Medical Director and Family Medicine Doctor

For over 35 years, Dr. William Dempsey has delivered quality healthcare in Northeast PA. In his current role, Dr. Dempsey cares for adults and children, and in October, oversaw The Wright Center for Primary Care Clarks Summit’s expansion into providing pediatric services. Dr. Dempsey works hand in hand with The Wright Center’s new Pediatrician, Certified […] Read more »

Community Comes Together to Fall into Health at Annual Health Fair and 5k

The Wright Center for Primary Care hosted its Annual Fall into Health Fair and 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, October 1, 2017. The event included a morning full of activities and helpful health-related information, including blood pressure screenings, BMI screenings, nutrition information, massage therapy, a children’s obstacle course, pumpkin decorating and face painting, along with the […] Read more »

Inter-Professional Collaboration between Wilkes University, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and The Wright Center Results in National Recognition

Wilkes University’s Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with The Wright Center and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, will be recognized at the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Innovations in Teaching Competition. The unique, collaborative partnership with The Wright Center and Wilkes University promotes integration of inter-professional development opportunities into experiential and didactic […] Read more »

Linda Thomas-Hemak, MD and Terri Lacey, RN Highlight the Partnership of the Behavioral Health Initiative to Combat Psychiatrist Shortage

A 2015 white paper published by a physician staffing firm called it a “silent shortage.” In a country gripped by the grim phenomenon dubbed “deaths of despair,” “it” is a severe and under-appreciated shortage of the very people with the skills and knowledge necessary to reverse the trend. Our region, like the rest of the […] Read more »

Meet Michael Lilly, VISTA Member

For over 50 years, AmeriCorps has been living their mission of lifting people out of poverty. The Wright Center has been awarded sponsorship of four Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) members annually for a period of three years.  VISTAs will contribute to various service lines within the organization, with the goal of improving and […] Read more »