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Moses Taylor Hospital Opens New Pediatric Unit

SCRANTON, Pa. — Commonwealth Health Moses Taylor Hospital unveiled its new pediatric wing with the promise of bringing much-needed specialty care to Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The new 18-bed unit, the first of its kind in the area, boasts a colorful décor and features a Ronald McDonald House lounge and play room. The unit is staffed

From left, State Rep. Marty Flynn; Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick O’Malley; Richard Bradshaw, executive director of the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton; Scranton Mayor William Courtright; Reverend Dan Jones, pastoral care coordinator of Moses Taylor Hospital; Cor Catena, CEO, Commonwealth Health; Stanley Blondek, M.D., pediatrician; Mikhail Mirer, M.D., pediatric hospitalist, Penn State Hershey; Ron Ziobro, assistant CEO, Moses Taylor; Doug Allen, chairman, Moses Taylor Board of Trustees and Justin Davis, CEO, holding his daughter Serafina.

From left, State Rep. Marty Flynn; Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick O’Malley; Richard Bradshaw, executive director of the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton; Scranton Mayor William Courtright; Reverend Dan Jones, pastoral care coordinator of Moses Taylor Hospital; Cor Catena, CEO, Commonwealth Health; Stanley Blondek, M.D., pediatrician; Mikhail Mirer, M.D., pediatric hospitalist, Penn State Hershey; Ron Ziobro, assistant CEO, Moses Taylor; Doug Allen, chairman, Moses Taylor Board of Trustees and Justin Davis, CEO, holding his daughter Serafina.

round-the-clock by board-certified pediatric hospitalists through an agreement between Commonwealth Health and Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.

The Commonwealth Health/Penn State Hershey alliance will expand in March to include pediatric neurology and cardiology at Moses Taylor. The opening of the wing coincides with the 25th anniversary of pediatric services at Moses Taylor which began offering the service on Jan. 31, 1990.

 

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Posted February 26, 2015

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