Press Releases

Conemaugh Memorial Receives an “A” for Patient Safety in Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

October 31, 2017

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Conemaugh Memorial was one of 832 awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S.

Conemaugh Health System Selects Fifth Aspiring Leader Class

October 20, 2017

Conemaugh Health System recently selected 17 employees to participate in its in-house Aspiring Leader Program (ALP). The one-year program is designed to provide additional education and experience for employees who aspire to grow into leadership roles within the organization.

Conemaugh Memorial Welcomes Two Hospitalists

October 20, 2017

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center welcomes two hospitalists to provide care for inpatients at its main campus on Franklin Street, Johnstown. Ryan Harris, DO and Najwa Pervin, MD join Apogee Physicians to coordinate care of inpatients and provide communication to each patient’s primary care physician and care team.

Conemaugh Memorial Hosts Addiction Crisis Summit 2017

October 20, 2017

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center hosted a free healthcare professional opportunity on the national addiction crisis, and a free educational opportunity to the public focused on non-opioid options for pain management.

Trauma Surgeon Joins Conemaugh Memorial’s Level One program

October 12, 2017

Dr. Michael Sleet, board certified in surgery and surgical critical care, has joined Conemaugh Physician Group - Surgery and is now caring for surgical patients and trauma patients at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center’s Level One Trauma Center.

Physician Assistant Joins Orthopedic Team

October 5, 2017

Johnstown native Emery Mock, ATC, PA-C, has joined Western Pennsylvania Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and will now be seeing patients at the office and during rounds at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.

Conemaugh Physician Group Welcomes Gastroenterologist

September 28, 2017

Conemaugh Physician Group – Gastroenterology is pleased to welcome Mayurathan Kesavan, MD to its practice. Dr. Kesavan joins the practice of Dr. Gebran Abboud and Dr. Vani Paleti and will see patients over the age of 18. Dr. Kesavan is board certified in Internal Medicine.

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