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 »

The Wright Center Patient Engagement Council to Host Caring Hearts Panel Discussion and Dinner

​The Wright Center Patient Engagement Council (PEC) will be hosting a Caring Hearts Panel Discussion and Dinner on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at La Buona Vita, 200 Reilly Street, Dunmore. The event will begin at 4pm with a panel discussion led by Linda Thomas-Hemak, M.D., President and CEO of The Wright Center; Lear Von Koch, M.D.; Linda Barrasse, M.D.;  Dipti […] 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 »