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Jul 06, 2021

A recent patient complained of shortness of breath and thought he had a cold he just couldn't shake. Tests revealed his heart was pumping at about 15-20 percent of its capacity. He was admitted to Mount Nittany Medical Center and diagnosed with heart failure, meaning his heart was no longer pumping enough blood to meet his body's needs for blood and oxygen. Like most patients diagnosed with heart failure, he assumed the worst.

Jun 30, 2021

When a patient arrived at Mount Nittany Heath – Mifflin County for a pre-admission COVID swab, rather than coming into the facility, the patient pulled around to the side of the building where the drive-thru COVID test collection site is located. The practice was not doing drive-thru COVID testing at the time, so that side of the parking lot was vacant.

Jun 10, 2021

During Mount Nittany Medical Center's medical staff semi-annual meeting last December, Wayne Sebastianelli, MD, was celebrated for his 20 years of service, 16 of which he served as chief of staff. Mount Nittany Medical Center's medical staff encompasses all physicians with admitting privileges to treat patients at the Medical Center.

May 30, 2021

With a focus on delivering compassionate care of the highest quality and safety for every patient, every time, Mount Nittany Health is proud to be nationally recognized with top honors in clinical care, patient safety and overall performance across the health system.

Apr 22, 2021

One of the many examples of Mount Nittany Health’s commitment to provide exceptional care is the Joseph V. and Suzanne P. Paterno Women and Children’s Unit, the largest unit in the region, with dedicated medical and nursing teams, serving women's healthcare, pediatric patients and welcoming more than 1,300 newborns every year.

Mar 11, 2021

This year, while it was not possible to physically gather, Mount Nittany Health Foundation, in conjunction with the Charity Ball committee – co-chaired by Gina Woskob and Tracie Doucette – invited community members to join them in making a difference in the lives of area children through gifts to the Center.

Dec 21, 2020

Mount Nittany Health administered its first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccinations to Mount Nittany Medical Center direct care staff last Friday, December 18.

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