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J U LY - O C TO B E R 2019
3 Former Olympic Gymnast Back on His Feet After a Stroke
Grand View Health is committed to leading the community to a healthier future. Grand View offers inpatient and outpatient services for cancer, cardiology, orthopaedics, surgery, women's health, Urgent Care and more. Grand View is a member of the Penn Cancer Network and under an additional strategic alliance, Grand View and Penn Medicine work jointly to develop innovative programs and initiatives to improve patient care.
4 New & Noteworthy New Grand View Health Orthopaedics Practice Location MRI at Harleysville Puts Your Comfort First Advanced Technology for Breast Cancer Surgery ‘Very Simple’ Answer to Concussion Recovery Grand View Imaging Opening in Lansdale 6 Back From Injury, Wrestler Patrick O’Neill Hits 100 Wins 7 How Pulmonary Rehab Keeps Ginger Active 8 Local Care Helps Tina Conquer Breast Cancer 10 Danielle Wouldn’t Consider Having Her Babies Anywhere Else 11 Community Health Events, programs, classes and support groups
Grand View Receives Top Grade ... Again!
15 Volunteer Spotlight
Grand View has earned an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group for the eighth consecutive grading cycle. The grade recognizes Grand View Hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.
The information provided in this publication is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment from a physician or healthcare provider. Some of the providers listed herein are neither employees nor agents of Grand View Health.
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Former Olympic Gymnast Back on His Feet After a Stroke Tim Darling is an athlete. A one-time Olympic-level gymnast, he was still doing handstands at the age of 59. That changed last November when a stroke left him unable to move the left side of his body.
While Tim has made great progress already, he still has one goal he plans to achieve. “I’m going to come back to Grand View and do a handstand,” he says. “There’s no doubt in my mind that I’ll do it.”
After several weeks in intensive care, Tim was transferred to Grand View Health’s Acute Rehabilitation Unit, which includes 14 private rooms and offers a higher level of rehabilitation for people recovering from stroke and other conditions. Tim and his wife Jessica chose Grand View because it was close to home, has a great reputation and offers everything Tim needed, like speech, occupational and physical therapies.
Grand View Hospital is certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center for its comprehensive approach to treating and helping people recover from stroke. Grand View also received a certificate of distinction by the American Stroke Association for Outstanding Achievement in stroke care.
“When I had a question, I always felt like I was being heard. Even with a lot of people coming and going, it felt like we had a whole team there just for us,” recalls Jessica. Tim was in the Acute Rehabilitation Unit for about a month where he says doctors, nurses, therapists and other hospital staff helped him regain his ability to walk, read and take care of himself.
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Tim believes being able to receive excellent care so close to home made all the difference in his recovery. “My wife was able to be with me every day. If I was struggling or having a hard time, I could call and she’d be here in a matter of minutes.”
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New & noteworthy
NEW GRAND VIEW HEALTH Orthopaedics Practice Location To better serve this rapidly-growing practice, Upper Bucks Orthopaedics is moving to the Sellersville Outpatient Center at 915 Lawn Avenue. The move will take place this summer. The office will have more rooms to visit with patients, modern amenities and ample parking. Also, relocation will allow for easier navigation tailored to the specific needs of orthopaedic patients.
patients as well as many other services.”
“We continue to strive for new ways to make care as convenient and comfortable as possible for our patients,” says Medical Director Paul Weidner MD. “We will continue to offer on-location services such as X-rays and ultrasound-guided injections for knee
• 270 Main Street | Harleysville • 410 S. Broad Street, Unit 4 | Lansdale • 99 N. West End Boulevard | Quakertown
Upper Bucks Orthopaedics at Grand View Health offers comprehensive care for knees, hips, shoulders, ankles, feet, wrists and hands and the spine. The practice also includes a robust Sports Medicine program. In addition to the Sellersville office, Upper Bucks Orthopaedics has three other convenient locations:
To make an appointment at any location, please call 215-257-3700.
Pictured left to right: James M. Hurley, MD; Steven E. Casey, MD; Ernest E. Cope III, MD; Paul L. Weidner, MD; James L. Bumgardner, MD; and John M. Minnich, MD
Grand View Sellersville Outpatient Center
MRI AT HARLEYSVILLE
Puts Your Comfort First Mood lighting, calming sounds and music, soothing visuals. Having an MRI at Grand View's Outpatient Center in Harleysville can seem almost like a day at the beach, literally. It is the patient care experience of the future. The modernized suite houses the region's only MAGNETOM Altea MRI by Siemans and is the state of the art in MRI technology. Videos, audio and lighting can all be customized so having your MRI while surrounding yourself with the sounds and scenes of the shore is just one of many experiences you can choose. The goal is to reduce anxiety all while delivering the highest-quality imaging. Weighing in at 4.2 tons, the new MRI was delivered in late May. It can accommodate larger patients up to 600 pounds and allows staff at Harleysville to now offer cardiac and breast MRI studies. To see a video of how it works, go to GVH.org/NewMRI. 4 HealthView | gvh.org
‘VERY SIMPLE’ ANSWER TO Concussion Recovery
When you or your child recover from a concussion, you face a key question: When is it safe to return to sports and other activities? The VSR (Very Simple Rehab) Sport System helps Grand View Health Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation experts make that decision more accurately.
for Breast Cancer Surgery Breast Surgeons at Grand View Health now use the SAVI SCOUT® radar to create a zero-radiation, wire-free solution for lumpectomy.
The system’s inVision technology measures a person’s ability to maintain a sharp and stable vision while actively moving the head. The NeuroGames technology within VSR Sport helps people regain their balance using five videogames. Patients “play” the games by shifting their center of gravity. To learn more, call our Physical Medicine and Rehab team at 215-453-3220.
In the past, surgeons used a wire to mark a tumor’s location inside the breast. This involved a second procedure the morning of the lumpectomy. The new technology improves the experience for patients. Instead of using a wire, SAVI SCOUT allows surgeons to use a reflector the size of a grain of rice to mark the tumor. The reflector can be placed inside a breast up to 30 days before surgery. With SAVI SCOUT, surgeons can locate the tumor within 1mm of accuracy.
GRAND VIEW IMAGING
Opening in Lansdale
This July, Grand View Health will be opening a new 3,000-square-foot imaging suite inside the well-known LMG Medical Building at the corners of Broad Street and Allentown Road, Lansdale. The suite brings 3-D mammography to people in the Lansdale area. It also offers X-rays, ultrasounds and DEXA scans. Schedule an imaging test at any Grand View Health location. Call 215-453-4100.
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Back From Injury, Wrestler Patrick O’Neill Hits 100 Wins After ranking seventh statewide in wrestling as a North Penn High School junior, Patrick O’Neill couldn’t wait to get back on the mat. So last July, just 13 days before his 18th birthday, the Lansdale teenager joined his buddies for a Tuesdaynight workout. He was wrestling a friend at a gym in Tylersport when he landed on top of his toes. Patrick’s left foot folded over his ankle. “I heard the snap, and my ankle dropped immediately,” he says. Patrick’s mom, Cindy, rushed him five minutes down the road to the Grand View Health emergency room (ER). “We got there around 10:15 p.m.,” Patrick says. He left the ER with crutches and an appointment to see orthopaedic surgeon Steven Casey, MD, with Upper Bucks Orthopaedics at Grand View Health, at 7 a.m. the next morning. Dr. Casey’s diagnosis: a fractured left posterior malleolus and damage to the ligament between the tibia and fibula. Six days later, Dr. Casey performed surgery to repair the ligament. For the next
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three months, Patrick progressed from crutches to a walking boot to physical therapy. “He was extremely committed to his rehabilitation, and that’s the key,” Dr. Casey says. “The harder you rehab after an injury, the better your result will be.”
Steven Casey, MD Orthopaedics
When wrestling season came, Patrick was ready. “Miss R (North Penn head athletic trainer Melissa Rosenberger with Grand View Health) helped me do stretches and strengthen my left ankle,” Patrick says. He earned his 100th career win at states in March and is on track to study (and wrestle) at Bloomsburg University this fall. “You can’t rush back from injuries,” he says. “If you stick with your rehab, you will be physically and mentally strong when you return.”
/ / Learn more about Grand View's Sports Medicine program. Visit gvh.org/sports-medicine.
How Pulmonary Rehab
When Ginger Joblin of Franconia Township was diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), she was devastated. “It’s depressing. It was daunting and scary,” Ginger remembers. She found herself staying at home and living a sedentary lifestyle. So, when her pulmonologist said pulmonary rehabilitation could help keep symptoms at bay and get her moving again, she thought she should give it a try. She’s glad she did. Pulmonary rehabilitation is an individually designed program of education, exercise and breathing retraining for people with pulmonary disease. Programs often include 24 sessions at 90 minutes per session.
Kim Ryan, RRT Pulmonary Rehabilitation
“People with chronic lung disease who do pulmonary rehab have better quality of life, they perform daily activities with more
ease and they have decreased hospital admissions,” says Grand View Health pulmonary rehabilitation specialist Kim Ryan. After starting pulmonary rehab seven years ago, Ginger learned how much more she could do even though she was on oxygen. Today’s she’s shopping, going to dinner with friends and enjoying life. “There are days I don’t want to go, or that I need to push myself to finish my workout,” she says. “But I keep going back because I know that it’s good for me and I really do feel better when it’s over.” In addition to treating people with COPD, pulmonary rehab also can help people manage asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis and environmental or occupational lung disease.
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“I needed to make sure I would be here for my kids." Local care helps Tina conquer breast cancer When Tina Hutnyck found a lump in her breast during a self-exam in May 2017, her stomach dropped. A single mom of two teenagers, Tina thought there was no way she could actually have breast cancer. But she knew she needed to get checked by her doctor to be sure. When the tests confirmed she had stage 2B breast cancer, Tina was stunned. “I was devastated, and I wondered how I could possibly get through this,” she remembers. 8 HealthView | gvh.org
Ultimately, Tina, a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner at Grand View OB-GYN Associates, chose to be cared for at Grand View. “I think the care available at Grand View is the best kept secret,” she says. “It’s as exceptional, if not better than, a big facility. You don’t feel like a number at Grand View, you feel like a person.” Receiving care close to home made it easier for Tina to be there for her children through eight rounds of chemotherapy
Breast Surgical Oncologist Monique Gary, DO, FACS, is Medical Director of Grand View Health's Oncology Program and Director of the Cancer Genetic Risk and Prevention Program. Fellowship-trained in a variety of breast surgical oncoplastic techniques and a Certified Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgeon, Dr. Gary takes a breast conservation approach to surgery whenever possible. She also specializes in nipplesparing mastectomies, which provide better cosmetic outcomes for patients. Dr. Gary is currently seeing patients at the Sellersville Outpatient Center, conveniently located near the hospital at 915 Lawn Avenue, in Sellersville. To schedule an appointment call Grand View Surgical Associates at 215-453-3400.
over the course of four months and a double mastectomy. “The coordination of care was amazing,” she says. “They did everything I needed right at Grand View.” Monique Gary, DO, Medical Director of Grand View Health’s Oncology Program, says Grand View is dedicated to exceptional care close to home. That means caring for the whole patient. A cancer diagnosis can impact every aspect of a person’s life. Grand View aims to ease the burden with support groups, nutrition experts, financial navigators and more. “We treat patients like family,” Dr. Gary says. “Every single doctor at Grand View takes that approach. We are a small community, and we make sure we do the very best for
our patients with unparalleled care and compassion.” Grand View also is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancers, a recognition that it provides the highest standard of care for breast cancer patients. Today Tina is cancer free and glad she chose Grand View to see her through one of the toughest challenges of her life. “They were thorough, kind and caring,” she says. “The support was amazing.”
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"I wouldn’t consider having my babies anywhere else." For Danielle Besch, Grand View Health feels like home. She was born at the hospital and grew up in the local area. That’s why she chose to have both her babies here, even though she now lives an hour away. “We drove past plenty of hospitals on our way to give birth, but I wouldn’t consider having my babies anywhere but Grand View,” she says. Besch had her first baby, Spencer, via emergency cesarean section at Grand View in 2016. Even though she says it was a nervewracking experience, everyone, from the doctors to the nurses, put her at ease and took such great care of her and her son. So, when she was expecting her second baby two years later, she knew it was worth the drive to deliver at Grand View. “I knew if something were to go wrong again the second time around, I would be in good hands at Grand View,” she says. Her son, Tyler, was born at Grand View in 2018, and Danielle says once again she received excellent care. The jury’s still out on whether Danielle and her husband will have
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a third baby, but one thing is for sure: “If we do decide to have one more baby, it will definitely be at Grand View.” The Birth & Family Center includes a Labor and Delivery unit with spa showers and a family waiting area, a Post-Partum unit and a Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for premature infants. Moms and babies receive 24/7 care from Grand View Health physicians and nurses, and from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia neonatologists and physicians as needed.
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Community health Events | Programs | Classes | Support Groups To register: Visit gvh.org/classes or call 215-453-4300 Registration is required up to 24 hours in advance. Classes are free unless otherwise noted.
Bariatrics (weight-loss surgery) Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You? Learn if you’re a candidate for bariatric surgery, and which procedure may be best for you. Bariatric Surgeon Michael Fishman, MD and Bariatric Clinical Coordinator Jacqueline Zipay, CRNP Second Thursday of the month | 5-6 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First Floor Conference Room Bariatric Surgery Support Group Get inspired and motivated by bariatric surgery patients, and get helpful tips from our nutrition, exercise and behavioral specialists. New topics monthly. First Thursday of the month | 5-6 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First Floor Conference Room One-on-One Bariatric Surgery Consultation Understand the risks, benefits and alternatives of various weight-loss procedures directly from a bariatric surgeon. Most major insurances accepted. Grand View Surgical Associates | 215-453-3400
Bone and joint/orthopaedic health Dealing with Sports Injuries Learn recommendations for practical ways to get “back in the game” when injuries have you sidelined. Refreshments provided. Sports Medicine Physician Dale Bautista, MD Wednesday, August 14 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First Floor Conference Room Regain Flexibility in Your Hip or Knee Explore non-surgical options (medications, injections, physical therapy, weight loss and exercise) and robotic surgical procedures that may bring you relief from arthritic joint stiffness. Refreshments provided. Orthopaedic Surgeon Paul L. Weidner, MD and GVH Joint Center Coordinator Janice Hunsberger, RN Friday, September 13 | 1-2 p.m. or Friday, October 11 | 1-2 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First Floor Conference Room
Combating Ankle Ailments and Injuries Get sound advice for dealing with tendonitis, ligament injuries and soft tissue damage of the ankle. Refreshments provided. Orthopaedic Surgeon Steven E. Casey, MD Wednesday, August 28 | Noon-1 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First Floor Conference Room Understanding Neck Pain and Cervical Discs If you are living with degenerative disc disease or a herniated disc in the neck, learn about treatment options from non-surgical to advances in cervical disc replacement. Refreshments provided. Orthopaedic Surgeon Earnest E. Cope III, MD Tuesday, July 23 | Noon-1 p.m. GVH Community Education Center
Cancer Cancer Support Group Verbalize your concerns about cancer with others who are going through a cancer journey. Patients, families and caregivers welcome. First Wednesday of the month | 10-11 a.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First Floor Conference Room GVH Oncology Social Worker | 215-453-4137 Breast Cancer Support Group Handling a breast cancer diagnosis is challenging and it can be helpful to talk with people facing similar circumstances. Patients, families and caregivers welcome. First Monday of the month | 4-5 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First Floor Conference Room GVH Oncology Social Worker | 215-453-4137
Diabetes Diabetes Self-Management Training Learn about meal planning, medications, exercise and lifestyle adjustments in this American Diabetes Association-recognized series of classes (a one-on-one introductory session and four two-hour small group sessions). For people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. GVH Nutrition Services | 215-453-3094 or 215-453-4194 | gvh.org/diabetes
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Events | Programs | Classes | Support Groups
Expectant parents and parenting Labor and Delivery Preparation Class Learn the signs of labor, coping techniques and the role of your support person, along with medical procedures and medication options. Early registration recommended so you may attend on or about your 32nd week of pregnancy. Choose one of three options: Option 1 First and second Monday of the month, two-part series | 6-8:30 p.m. | GVH Conference Room 1L First Floor, Hospital | $85 per family Option 2 Third and fourth Wednesday of the month, two-part series | 6-8:30 p.m. | GVH Conference Room 1L First Floor, Hospital | $85 per family Option 3 Third Saturday of the month | 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. GVH Conference Room 1L First Floor, Hospital $85 per family | Please bring lunch. Tiny Wonders: Newborn Care Get skills to soothe your baby, know when to call the doctor, and learn what to expect in the hospital and during the first few weeks with your newborn. Presented by a pediatrician and nurse educator and recommended for after the 34th week of pregnancy. Second Tuesday of the month | 6:30-8:30 p.m. GVH Conference Room 1L First Floor, Hospital $25 per family Breastfeeding ABCâ€™s Learn techniques for breastfeeding success, including getting started, latching methods and pumping. Recommended for after the 34th week of pregnancy. Instructed by a certified lactation consultant. Support partners welcome. Fourth Thursday of the month | 6:30-8:30 p.m. GVH Conference Room 1L, Hospital First Floor $25 per family Focus on Motherhood Learn the importance of regular prenatal care, breathing and relaxation techniques, what to expect during labor and more. Designed for pregnant teens and young adults (12-24 years old), fathers-to-be and their families. Check website for dates, times and locations. Register at maternitycarecoalition.org or 215-348-9770
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Parent Support Network Interact with new and experienced parents and build confidence. Your baby and support team are welcome. Second Friday of the month | 1-2:30 p.m. GVH Conference Room 1L First Floor, Hospital The Birth & Family Center Tours Tour the Grand View Health Labor and Delivery and Postnatal Care Unit, and learn about couplet care, rooming in, security practices and family nap times. Recommended during the 30th to 34th week of pregnancy. First and third Saturday and Sunday of the month 3:30-4:30 p.m. | Tour begins in hospital main lobby GVH Central Scheduling to register | 215-453-4100 Keeping Baby Safe: Car Seat Checks Learn the proper way to install and remove a car seat base and insert. Taught by a trained technician. Availability is limited. Third Tuesday of the month | 5-8 p.m. in one-hour increments | GVH Ambulance Bay (located directly behind hospital, near water tower) Grandparenting Today Join other expectant grandparents and learn how to help your child thrive as a parent while making the most of your time with your grandchild. Birth & Family Center tour is included. Saturday, August 3 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. GVH Conference Room 1L First Floor, Hospital $15 per couple Super Siblings (Ages 3 â€“ 10) Help big brother(s) or sister(s) ages 3-10 learn baby basics and newborn care through stories and activities. Birth & Family center tour included. Check website for dates and times. GVH Conference Room 1L First Floor, Hospital
Heart and vascular health Protect Yourself from Stroke Learn how to prevent a stroke (80 percent of strokes can be prevented!) and explore how Grand View Health can help rebuild the life of stroke survivors through physical, occupational and speech therapy. GVH Stroke and Heart Failure Navigator Karen Lynott, MSN Friday, September 6 or Friday, November 1 1 - 2 p.m. | GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center First Floor Conference Room
To register: Visit gvh.org/classes
Atrial Fibrillation: Know Your Heart Explore the symptoms, risks and treatments surrounding AFib, a rapid and irregular heartbeat that can increase your risk for stroke. GVH Stroke and Heart Failure Navigator Karen Lynott, MSN Monday, October 7 | 1-2 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center First Floor Conference Room Heart Failure: Reduce Your Risk Learn the causes, symptoms, treatment and management of heart failure, and how you can reduce your risk factors. GVH Stroke and Heart Failure Navigator Karen Lynott, MSN Saturday, October 5 | 1-2 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center First Floor Conference Room Grand View Health Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Strengthen your heart and develop healthy habits after recovering from a heart attack, coronary bypass surgery or other heart-related condition. Most major insurances accepted. Monday, Wednesday and Friday | 7 a.m.-6 p.m. GVH Cardiac Rehabilitation | 215-453-3260
Lung health Breathe Easy: Prevent Lung Disease Get educated about the symptoms and prevention for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis or asthma. GVH Respiratory Therapist Kim Ryan, RRT Thursday, October 3 | 1-2 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center First Floor Conference Room
Senior health AARP Smart Driver™ Course Looking to refine your driving skills and develop safe, defensive driving techniques? Pennsylvania residents 55 and older may receive an auto insurance discount after completing this twopart course held in a classroom. Driving test not required. Saturday, August 3 and August 10, or Saturday, October 5 and 12 9:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. | GVH Conference Room A, Second Floor, Hospital | $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members
AARP Smart Driver™ Renewal Course If you have taken AARP’s Smart Driver™ course within the past three years, you are eligible to take its four-hour renewal course. Participants may continue to receive an auto insurance discount upon completion. Saturday, July 6 or September 7 9:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. | GVH Conference Room A, Second Floor, Hospital | $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members Steady Now: Balance and Falls Risk Learn ways to manage vertigo, imbalance or dizziness, conditions often associated with innerear problems. GVH Vestibular Therapist Jill Fontana Friday, September 27 | 2-3:30 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center First Floor Conference Room
Wellness and healthy lifestyle Blood Drive: Give Locally! Save a life. Become a blood donor. Consider donating during our GVH-wide Miller Keystone Blood Center drives. Friday, August 23 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | GVH Community Education Center, Hospital campus Register at giveapint.org, Sponsor Code: 6404 Babysitting 101 Help young adolescents (11-14 year old) become qualified and responsible babysitters. Taught by experienced and trained facilitators who teach childcare and emergency basics. Friday, July 12 or August 16 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | GVH Conference Room A Second Floor, Hospital | $85 | Register at maternitycarecoalition.org or 215-348-9770 CPR and First Aid Courses Certified CPR and first aid courses for healthcare professionals, as well as non-certified community members, are held at Grand View Health through Abington Community Health. Course topics range from lifesaving adult and pediatric CPR to choking relief. Registration is required. Check website for dates and course offerings GVH Nursing Education Room, Fourth Floor, Hospital | Fee varies by class Register at abingtonhealth.org/classes-events or 215-361-6708
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Events | Programs | Classes | Support Groups
To register: Visit gvh.org/classes
Wellness and healthy lifestyle
Lose 50-in-50 Get nutritional menus delivered to your email inbox weekly over 50 weeks in this virtual weightloss program designed by our registered dietitians. Register once at gvh.org/events/category/class/ lose-50-in-50
Female Pelvic Disorders Information Session If you leak when you laugh, cough or sneeze, you’re not alone. And you don’t have to live with it. Luis Espaillat, MD, board-certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, will explain your options available at Grand View Health for treating these problems and help you get back to enjoying a more active lifestyle. Refreshments provided. Chief of Urogynecology, Luis Espaillat, MD Thursday August 22 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. or Tuesday, October 8 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center, First Floor Conference Room
Get Fit With a Doc Walk with community members and Grand View Health doctors and staff. Bring family, friends and a water bottle on this 30-minute wellness walk. Second and fourth Thursday each month through October 24 at 5:30 p.m. Check website for dates James Memorial Park, Sellersville Lifestyle Fitness Center Start a new exercise journey or enhance your routine with a fitness program designed to help you meet your goals. Learn how to develop healthy lifestyle habits and reduce risk factors for chronic conditions. Fitness center membership required. GVH Cardiac Rehabilitation | GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center | 215-453-3260 Nutrition Counseling Our registered dietitians at Grand View Health offer individual counseling services to help you set personal, achievable goals while improving your overall health. One-on-one counseling will help you make healthy food choices, learn proper portion sizes, modify eating behaviors and assist with health issues such as controlling diabetes, weight management, heart health and more. Most major insurance plans accepted. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call 215-453-4633. Quit Smoking: Clearing the Air This five week series, provided by Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership (BCHIP), is designed to help you quit smoking and addresses behavior modification, nicotine addiction, tobacco education, relapse prevention and peer-group support. Mondays, October 7-November 4 | 7-8:30 p.m. GVH Conference Room A, Second Floor, Hospital Grand View Support Groups Get help coping with a new diagnosis or existing condition. See a full list of support groups and private consultations at gvh.org/support-groups.
Grand View Auxiliary events 46th Annual Golf Tournament Calling all golfers! Join us for lunch, a round of golf with friends, and a delicious dinner. Friday August 2 | 1 p.m. Shotgun Start Indian Valley Country Club Reservation required and can be made online at gvh.org/golf or 215-513-3935 Vacation Raffle - Sale begins August 2 Buy a raffle ticket and enter to win a $4,000 voucher for a vacation of your choice and $1,000 spending money! Tickets available at the Corner Cupboard Gift Shop, GVH Hospital or by calling the Auxiliary at 215-453-4381. You do not need to be present to win. $10 each, or 3 for $25.00 | Drawing to be held Thursday, January 2, 2020 | 2 p.m. | Grand View Hospital Cafeteria | For more details, visit gvh.org/raffle or call 215-453-4381. 36th Annual Festival of Lights Illuminate the trees in front of the hospital this holiday season by making a contribution to honor a person or organization, memorialize someone special, recognize a cancer survivor, or celebrate the birth of a baby. Wednesday, December 4 | 7 p.m. | Dedication ceremony with holiday music and tree lighting | GVH Hospital, Main Lobby | For more information, visit gvh.org/FOL or call 215-453-4381. For information on events or membership, call the Auxiliary at 215-453-4381 or visit gvh.org/auxiliary
Information and cancellations Registration and pre-payment are required for select programs. If a program is canceled due to minimum class size, a refund will be issued, or reasonable accommodations will be made to enroll you in a future session. In the event of inclement weather, cancellations will be announced on: gvh.org and Grand View Health’s Facebook Page. For further information call 215-453-4300. 14 HealthView | gvh.org
Volunteer Spotlight When Tony Glass’ wife needed acute rehabilitation care several years ago, Tony visited her often. He also made lifelong friends with all of her caregivers on the Acute Rehabilitation Unit. After Tony’s wife passed away at home, Tony returned to the unit, talked with staff, and played his guitar for patients. He eventually joined the Grand View Health team as an official volunteer. Just a few months back, Tony celebrated another milestone—his 90th birthday. And the Acute Rehabilitation Unit staff threw a big surprise party to celebrate! Watch a video of Tony at his birthday party. Visit Facebook.com/ GrandViewHealth.
Join the Grand View Volunteer Team and make a difference
Available positions include: • Friendly visitors • Gift shop • Golf cart driver • Information desk • Library cart • Supply and distribution aids • Thrift Shop processors and cashiers • Greeters
All volunteer positions are important to our healthcare system. Assignments are based on individual skills, interests and the hospital’s needs.
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Grand View Health's volunteer department provides the hospital with capable, dependable, trained volunteers to assist hospital staff with serving patients, their families and visitors. Combined, our volunteers provide support to more than 40 departments.
Help us give back to the community: gvh.org/give
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Learn more about the procedure and the benefits from Dr. Weidner and Marjorie at: gvh.org/knee.
Board-certified orthopaedic surgeon Paul Weidner, MD and his colleagues at Grand View Health use the MakoÂŽ Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery System to perform more precise surgery that may lead to less pain and quicker recovery after surgery.
Catering company owner, Marjorie, is back on her feet cooking for clients, thanks to robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery.
is improving recovery times.
Discover How Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement Surgery