Open house held at Regional Hospital’s Orthopedic Institute

December 27th, 2016 9:44 am

Commonwealth Health Regional Hospital of Scranton recently held an open house at its newly restructured Orthopedic Institute. Regional Hospital was the first facility in Pennsylvania to be certified in hip, knee and shoulder replacement, receiving the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission and the first in the national to receive all four advanced certifications. From left, Ruth Baker and Nicole Kovalchik, registered nurses; Heidi Bockelkamp, director of rehabilitation services, Keyser Avenue Outpatient Center and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine; Joi Siebecker, orthopedic coordinator; Maggie Lipperini, executive director of orthopedics and neurosciences, and Marlynn Barrett, certified nursing assistant. photo