November 23, 2014 8:55 AM ET

Healthcare Providers and Services

Company Overview of Geisinger Health System

Company Overview

Geisinger Health System offers healthcare services. The company owns and operates medical centers, outpatient clinics, hospitals, health research centers, and children’s and rehabilitation hospitals. It focuses on cancer treatment, heart services, neurosciences, orthopaedics, pediatrics, transplants, and women's health. The company also develops and implements healthcare models including ProvenHealth Navigator and ProvenCare. Additionally, it offers research and clinical trial, blood conservation, outpatient surgery, and care management services. Geisinger Health System was formerly known as George F. Geisinger Memorial Hospital. The company was founded in 1915 and is based in Danville, Penn...

100 North Academy Avenue

Danville, PA 17822-4910

United States

Founded in 1915

Phone:

570-271-6211

Key Executives for Geisinger Health System

President and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 69
Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer
Executive Vice President of Insurance Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Geisinger Health System Key Developments

Aetna and Geisinger Health System Reach New Agreement

Aetna and Geisinger Health System announced that they have signed a five-year contract that provides Aetna members with in-network access to all Geisinger facilities in Pennsylvania. Under the agreement, Geisinger also renewed its existing contract with Coventry, which was acquired by Aetna in 2013. Members of all Aetna and Coventry commercial plans will be able to receive care, at in-network benefits, from Geisinger Medical Center and its Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital campus, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital, and Geisinger- Lewistown Hospital. In addition to Geisinger's six acute care hospitals, all Geisinger physician clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, skilled nursing facilities and ancillary home health and hospice services in Pennsylvania will be part of Aetna's commercial network. The agreement adds approximately 1,100 physicians to that network, and gives Aetna direct contracts with providers in all 67 Pennsylvania counties.

Geisinger Health System and Highmark Reach Agreement on Five-Year Contract

Geisinger Health System and Highmark Inc. announced an agreement on a five-year contract extension through 2019. Under the new contract, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville and Geisinger Clinic physicians will remain network providers for Highmark's indemnity and managed care members, and will continue to participate in networks currently under contract. Highmark will issue direct communications to its members, group customers, health care providers and producers to inform them that Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Clinic physicians will remain network providers.

Geisinger Health System Appoints Steven Youso as Executive Vice President, August 4, 2014

Geisinger Health Plan Inc. appointed Steven Youso as executive vice president of insurance operations of Geisinger Health System. He will start his new duties on Aug. 4. Davis will continue in his consulting role with xG Health Solutions. Youso previously served as chief administrative officer at Security Health Plan.

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