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 »

The Wright Center Selected as Finalist for 2016 SAGE Awards

October 2016 | The Wright Center has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence (SAGE) Awards, which will take place on November 9th. The Wright Center is a finalist for the Excellence in Leadership Award and is also a contender for the People’s Choice Award. To cast your […] Read more »

Wright Center Team Selected to Showcase Research at the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Annual Conference

Dr. Samir Pancholy, Dr. Sindu Chandran, Dr. Sandhya Reddy and Dr. Anurag Bajaj presented their abstracts at the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) annual conference in Orlando, FL on May 5 and 6.  Additionally, Dr. Bajaj’s meta-analysis on staged versus concomitant percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), […] Read more »

The Wright Center Accepts HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award

Since 1994, the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence has recognized outstanding achievement of organizations that have utilized Health Information Technology (HIT) to substantially improve patient outcomes while achieving return on investment.  Members of our Wright Center team attended the HIMSS Awards Gala on Thursday, March 3 to accept the 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award and […] Read more »

Case Study | Increasing Early Detection of Youth Behavioral Risk, Improving Care Delivery and Addressing Suicide within Multiple Patient-Centered Medical Home Settings by Empowering Provider Teams and Integrating Risk Screenings into EHR-Driven Clinical Workflow

Organization: The Wright Center for Primary Care Topic: The integration of the United States’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Agency’s Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention in Primary Care program into The Wright Center’s primary care medical home Teaching Health Centers in Northeast Pennsylvania Date of Success Story: 2008-2016 Care and Related Service Setting: […] Read more »