Healthcare News

Careworks provider Kelly Longenberger Warunek, PA-C, is featured in a segment on WNEP-TV’s Healthwatch:  Julie Sidoni, “Flu Shots and Pregnancy,” Oct. 26, 2017

Joe Sylvester, “Geisinger takes aim at zero wait times,” The Daily Item, Sept. 30, 2017.

Jon O’Connell, “Careworks urgent care clinics roll out online scheduling,” the Times-Tribune, February 14, 2017.

Careworks provider Katlyn Rushing, PA-C, is featured in a segment on WBRE-TV:  Mark Hiller, “Fighting a fever:  When to Seek Medical Attention,” Jan. 17, 2017.

Careworks provider Lia Crispell, CRNP, quoted in the Press-Enterprise article:  “Geisinger Careworks provides convenient affordable walk-in care,” June 18, 2016. (link not available)

Careworks mentioned in The  Sarah Scinto, “Geisinger’s Pittston facility natural next step,” April 3, 2016.

Steve Tracy, Careworks Associate Vice President, is quoted in The Times-Tribune article:  Clayton Over, “Urgent care clinics see huge increase,” March 13, 2016.

Mike Haynes, Careworks Administrative Director, is quoted in The Citizens’ Voice article:  Jim Dino, “Geisinger to open new Mountain Top facility next week,” Oct. 16, 2015.

Steve Tracy, Careworks Associate Vice President, is quoted in Pennsylvania Business Central article:  Brock Pronko, “Geisinger walk-in clinics find a new niche in State College,” Aug. 21, 2015.

Carol L. Cummings, “New site provides walk-in service,” Lewistown Sentinel, May 5, 2015.

Steve Tracy, Careworks Associate Vice President, is featured in Managed Care article:  Richard Mark Kirkner, “Retail Gets Some Respect,” March 2015.

Steve Tracy, Careworks Associate Vice President, is quoted in The Citizens’ Voice article:  Denise Allabaugh, “More clinics extending hours as trend for walk-in medical care continues,” April 19, 2015.

Mike Reuther, “No appointment needed.  Geisinger offers after-hour clinic in Clinton County,” Williamsport Sun-Gazette, February 4, 2014

Careworks featured on WNEP TV:  Shauna McNally, “New Walk-In Medical Clinic Open In Hazleton,” January 5, 2014.

Careworks CEO, Ken Berndt, is quoted in Daily Item article:  Robert Stoneback, “Geisinger to open 20 to 25 Careworks clinics, creating 125 new jobs,” Sept. 26, 2012

Careworks provider, Ken Dotson, is quoted in a Pocono Record article:  Andrea B. Reiter, “How to keep your kid out of the ER,” April, 8, 2011.

Jerry Lynott, “Take as needed.  On-site medical care serves Lowe’s employees,” The Times Leader, November 15, 2009.

Denise Allabaugh, “Geisinger Health System open primary care clinic inside Lowe’s distribution center in Pittston,” the Times-Tribune, November 7, 2009.

Weis health clinics taking new insurance,” Pocono Record, November 8, 2009.

The New York Times spotlights Geisinger Careworks:  Milt Freudenheim, “Hospitals Begin to Move Into Supermarkets,” The New York Times, May 12, 2009.

Careworks mentioned in HFMA:  “How Are You Getting into Retail Health?,” HFMA, April 2008, p. 6.

Careworks is featured in Fast Company:  Ellen McGirt, “Fast-Food Medicine,” Fast Company, September 2007, p. 37.

Healthcare Leadership spotlights Geisinger Careworks:  Molly Rowe, “Retail Decisions,” Health Leaders, September 2007, p. 43.

The Wall Street Journal highlights Careworks:  Laura Landro, “Hospitals, Doctors Venture Into Walk-In Clinics,” The Wall Street Journal, July 26, 2006.

Press Releases

Geisinger Careworks Opens Urgent Care Clinic in Wilkes-Barre (4/6/18)

New Geisinger walk-in clinic opens in Shamokin Dam plaza (3/23/14)

Geisinger Careworks After-Hours to open in Mount Pocono (1/27/14)

New Geisinger Careworks Clinic Opens in Nanticoke (1/14/14)

Geisinger Careworks After Hours Opens in Tunkhannock (1/7/14)

Geisinger Careworks Hazleton Walk-In Clinic Opens in Staples Plaza (1/3/14)

Geisinger Careworks After-Hours now open at Geisinger-Lock Haven (12/30/13)

Geisinger Careworks in Stroudsburg Set to Close (11/27/13)

Geisinger Careworks State College to open September 23 (9/16/13)

Geisinger Careworks Walk-In Clinic to Open June 6 in Carbondale, Public Invited to Open House on Saturday, July 13 (6/5/13)

Careworks Bloomsburg hosts open house (4/26/13)

Danville Careworks expands it hours (12/12/12)

Geisinger, Careworks opening walk-in clinic in Scranton A new walk-in clinic in Scranton will soon open its doors. (11/29/12)

Geisinger Careworks opening urgent care clinic in Danville Geisinger Careworks Urgent Care will open an urgent care clinic in Danville in September. (7/20/12)

 Careworks Convenient Healthcare Appoints New CEO Careworks Convenient Healthcare, a service of Geisinger Health System, recentlynamed Kenneth J. Berndt its chief executive officer. (5/14/12)

Geisinger Expands Hours at Tannerville Careworks Clinic Careworks Convenient Healthcare clinic, 1575 State Route 611 Tannersville Plaza, Tannersville, PA, has expanded its service hours. (3/23/12)

After-Hours Urgent Care Opens in Mountain Top Two new Geisinger urgent care centers will open in Luzerne County next week. (12/30/11)

Careworks Opens After-Hours Clinic in Dallas Geisinger Careworks After-Hours Care – a partnership between Careworks Convenient Healthcare, Geisinger Health Plan and Geisinger Health System – has opened an after-hours urgent care clinic in Dallas. (7/5/11)

Careworks Convenient Healthcare appoints interim CEO Steve Christensen was recently appointed interim chief executive office of Careworks Convenient Healthcare. (4/8/2011)

Flu vaccines available at Careworks clinics Flu vaccines are now available at Geisinger Health System’s Careworks clinics in northeast and southeast Pennsylvania. (10/25/10)

First annual National Convenient Care Clinic Week Aug. 2 through 6 Aug. 2 through 6 will mark the first annual National Convenient Care Clinic Week, which recognizes convenient care clinics across the nation. (8/2/2010)

Careworks clinics now accept AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plan (NEPA) The Medicaid health plan, serving more than 100,000 members in northeast and southcentral Pennsylvania, now provides members with covered access to Careworks clinicians. (6/10/2010)

Careworks clinics now accept AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plan (Lehigh Valley) The Medicaid health plan, serving more than 100,000 members in northeast and southcentral Pennsylvania, now provides members with covered access to Careworks clinicians. (6/20/2010)

Geisinger’s Careworks director receives award Trish Brent, Careworks Convenient Healthcare director, was presented with the 2009 Tokar Manager of Distinction Award. (5/5/10)

Careworks wins website design award Careworks Convenient Healthcare received an Honor of Distinction for Best Site Design at the eHealthcare Leadership Awards. (11/2/09)

Geisinger and Lowe’s open innovative worksite health clinic Geisinger’s Careworks and Geisinger Health Plan announced the opening of a worksite primary care clinic in the Lowe’s regional distribution center in Pittston. (11/2/09)

Careworks clinics in select Weis Markets now accept First Priority insurance Careworks, walk-in clinics operated by Geisinger Health System, is now a participating provider with First Priority insurance. (10/22/09)

Geisinger Careworks retail clinic featured in New York Times New York Times report Milt Freudenheim, accompanied by a staff photographer, interviewed staff and patients at the Careworks Convenient Healthcare site in Allentown. (5/14/09)

Convenient Care Association Forms Round-Table for Health Systems Operating Convenient Care Clinics As the number of convenient care clinics across the country steadily increases, more and more hospitals and health systems are exploring this relatively new health care trend. (3/16/09)

Retail clinics in line with Obama’s health reform President Barack Obama is committed to pursuing significant healthcare reform in 2009. Dean Lin, chief executive officer of Careworks Convenient Healthcare™ retail clinics, sees innovative delivery models like Careworks as a vital part of the solution. (2/10/09)

With flu season about to peak, it’s time to get vaccinated With flu season about to peak, a Geisinger Careworks clinician reminds people that there is still time to get vaccinated. (2/3/09)

Careworks announces retail clinic alliance between two of Pennsylvania’s largest physician-led academic health systems Careworks Convenient Healthcare (Careworks) today announced an alliance with Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) to operate retail-based health clinics (retail clinics) in Allentown and Schnecksville, Pennsylvania. (9/15/08)

Careworks health clinics receive high customer satisfaction scores Ninety-nine percent of the people who have used the healthcare services provided at CareWorks healthcare clinics said they would recommend it to their family and friends according to the most recent customer satisfaction survey results. (2/29/08)

Geisinger celebrates opening of walk-in medical clinics inside Weis Markets Geisinger Health System and Weis Markets recently celebrated the opening of their two newest CareWorks Convenient Healthcare clinics at Mr. Z’s superstore in Tannersville, PA, and Stroudsburg, PA, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. (9/13/07)

Geisinger opens fourth walk-in medical clinic inside Weis Markets Geisinger Health System and Weis Markets announce the opening of their CareWorks Convenient Healthcare clinic at Mr. Z’s superstore in Tannersville, PA. (8/31/07)

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