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Geisinger Plans 2015 Centennial Events

Jan 19, 2015 03:53PM ● Published by Erica Shames

Above: members of groundbreaking party, for the George F. Geisinger Memorial Hospital in 1913, included founder Abigail Geisinger (in center with shovel).  

Highlights of Geisinger’s planned Centennial events in 2015 include:

  • unveiling of a time capsule sealed on Sept. 2, 1913
  • history display of Abigail Geisinger’s personal effects
  • documentary film, “Reinventing American Health Care,” written and narrated by health policy expert Susan Dentzer and produced by WVIA Public Media
  • a two-day symposium, “Geisinger, a Transformative Health System over the Past 100 Years,” slated for Sept. 24 and 25 on the campus of Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.  

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