SIH Celebrates Diwali

Diwali 2023

Diwali, a vibrant and colorful festival, involves activities such as preparing sweets and savories and lighting oil lamps around the home during the entire five-day festival.

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Radiation Oncology Earns National Accreditation

Lori Cohen, radiation oncology manager, and Michael Little, MD, radiation oncologist at the SIH Cancer Institute.
The radiation oncology department at the SIH Cancer Institute is among only 250 programs nationally to receive Apex Accreditation Program for Excellence ©, a gold standard in patient safety, from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). The achievement followed a rigorous internal process.
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SIH Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

"I feel like within this community, we're here to support each other no matter what you believe, no matter what you follow, no matter your religious beliefs, we're here to support you."
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SIH Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Fabricio Gamboa
Hispanic Heritage Month serves as a reminder to all people in all countries through the Americas about not only the history, but also the current challenges and conditions Indigenous people face to this day.
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Learning to Walk Again

Terry Horn at SIH Outpatient Rehabilitation in Harrisburg
"I've been able to walk maybe 20 feet or so, with crutches, and that's a wonderful start. I haven't been able to do that in over a year or so, I'm tickled to death...tickled to death."
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SIH Removing COVID Vaccination Requirement as Condition of Employment

Beginning Saturday, July 1, 2023, SIH will no longer require COVID vaccination as a condition of employment. The decision comes with the official end of the public health emergency and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reversal of the vaccination requirement. SIH will also cease asymptomatic pre-admission COVID testing on July 1.
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Cardiologist Shares Signs of Cardiac Emergencies

"Our job is to help patients understand what to look for in case if they suspect a patient having cardiac arrest," Dr. Mirza said. The interventional cardiologist with SIH Prairie Heart Institute recently spoke with a class of men and women in Carbondale. They were part of the SIH Second Act program. 
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