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EXCELA ENHANCES ROBOT-ASSISTED SURGERY CAPABILITIES

Friday, January 17, 2020

LATROBE, PA, January 17, 2020For more than a decade, surgeons at Excela Health have been performing robot-assisted surgery at Excela Latrobe Hospital.  A recent upgrade to the hospital’s da Vinci® Surgical System ensures the latest tools and techniques are available to Excela Health patients across the health system.

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EXCELA HEALTH RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS DESIGNATION FOR NURSING EXCELLENCE

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

GREENSBURG, Pa., January 15, 2020 … Excela Health announced today that it has achieved Magnet recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, strong collaboration and teamwork, and superiority in patient care. The honor was bestowed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® and distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. read more ...




EXCELA HEALTH FAMILY ADDITIONS MATERNITY CENTER RECOGNIZED FOR ACHIEVING HIGHEST STANDARDS IN BREAST

Monday, December 30, 2019

            GREENSBURG, Pa., December 30, 2019 … The Family Additions Maternity Center at Excela Health is one of 20 birthing centers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and one of only two in the Southwest Region to have met the evidence-based quality measures to be recognized by the Department of Health with Keystone 10 honors. read more ...




EXCELA HEALTH APPOINTS PERMANENT CEO

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

GREENSBURG, Pa., December 10, 2019 … Officials at Excela Health today announced that John Sphon has been appointed permanent Chief Executive Officer of Excela Health after serving as the System’s acting CEO since April.  According to Teresa Petrick, Chair of Excela’s Board of Trustees, the appointment of Mr. Sphon secures the talent of a seasoned and accomplished healthcare executive for the organization.

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EXCELA HEALTH HEART & VASCULAR CENTER ADDS QUARTET OF SPECIALISTS

Monday, October 28, 2019

GREENSBURG, Pa., October 28, 2019 … Excela Health has recruited two distinguished cardiothoracic surgeons and two interventional cardiologists to its Heart & Vascular Center based at Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg. All four offer extensive experience in their areas of expertise to the residents of Westmoreland County and surrounding counties, and enhance the level of heart care already available at Excela Health, They bring the complement of cardiovascular specialists to 17 serving patients across Excela’s service area.

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EXCELA HEALTH RECOGNIZED BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT AMONG NATION’S TOP PERFORMING HOSPITALS

Monday, October 21, 2019

GREENSBURG, PA, October 21, 2019 …Excela Health has once again received national recognition for clinical expertise and high quality patient care, ranked among the top performing hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 2019-20.

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EXCELA HEALTH BOARD OF TRUSTEES SEEK FRESH PERSPECTIVE

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

GREENSBURG, PA, April 5, 2019 …Healthcare as an industry has been on an accelerated path for the past decade, with greater regulatory interventions, information technology breakthroughs and an increased call to find low-cost, high-quality solutions to population health management.

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SPRING CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON HELPING CHILDREN GRIEVE

Monday, April 8, 2019

LATROBE, Pa.  … It Takes A Neighborhood is the overarching theme for a free May conference focused on responding to children who are grieving sponsored by Excela Health Home Care & Hospice in partnership with The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media, and Seton Hill University.

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EXCELA HEALTH, WESTMORELAND/FRICK FOUNDATION PRESENT BLACK TIE FOR HOPE

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

GREENSBURG, PA … This year’s signature fund-raising event hosted by Westmoreland/Frick Hospital Foundation also raises hope for patients in need of cancer care. Join Excela Health and the foundation as they present Black Tie for Hope, a Casino Night, 6 p.m., Saturday, March 30, Greensburg Country Club, 309 Pleasant Valley Road, Jeannette, to benefit state-of-the-art oncology services for the community.

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EXCELA HEALTH APPOINTS PERMANENT CEO

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

GREENSBURG, Pa., December 10, 2019 … Officials at Excela Health today announced that John Sphon has been appointed permanent Chief Executive Officer of Excela Health after serving as the System’s acting CEO since April.  According to Teresa Petrick, Chair of Excela’s Board of Trustees, the appointment of Mr. Sphon secures the talent of a seasoned and accomplished healthcare executive for the organization. read more ...