Conemaugh Meyersdale Launches Hospitalist Program

March 1, 2021

Meyersdale, PA – Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center recently launched a new hospitalist program to enhance the care and service it provides the community.  Hospitalists are fully certified, trained providers who work full-time at the hospital providing comprehensive and immediate evaluation, care and treatment to hospitalized patients. 

Leading the program will be Zeke Feyock, MSN, APRN, FNP-C and Sarah Piscatello, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, two nurse practitioners who previously worked as hospitalists at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown. As hospitalists, Feyock and Piscatello will not replace patients’ primary care providers; rather, they will work in close communication and partnership with primary care providers to ensure their patients receive timely and effective treatment.

Prior to joining the hospitalist team, Zeke Feyock worked as a registered nurse in the emergency department, intensive care unit (ICU) and telemetry departments at Memorial. Feyock graduated from the Conemaugh School of Nursing before receiving his Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Grand Canyon University and his Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certification at Chamberlain College of Nursing.  

In addition to work as a hospitalist, Sarah Piscatello worked in critical care and progressive care departments at Memorial. Like Feyock, Piscatello attended the Conemaugh School of Nursing. She holds a BSN and MSN and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification from the University of Pittsburgh.

“Hospitalists have a tremendous impact on the quality of care hospitals are able to provide patients,” said Heather Smith, chief executive officer of Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center. “They have a deep understanding of the special needs of hospitalized patients, and they are specifically trained to help address those needs.  We are excited to add this service to the hospital and know that it will benefit patients and the community for years to come.”