News:  Chelsey Zimmerman, PA-C

News: Chelsey Zimmerman, PA-C

Please welcome IRMC Physician Group OB/GYN physician assistant, Chelsey Zimmerman. Chelsey Zimmerman is a certified physician assistant from Cowansville, Pa., who earned her master of physician assistant studies degree from Gannon University in Erie, Pa. Throughout her education, Chelsey gained clinical experience in a variety specialties, which include internal medicine, dermatology, pediatrics, general surgery, endocrinology,…

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Healthy Living:  Allergy Prevention

Healthy Living: Allergy Prevention

Spring has sprung, which means allergy season is upon us. Millions of people struggle with seasonal allergies every year due to excess amounts of pollen and mold in the air. To minimize allergy symptoms: Close windows during the night to prevent pollen or mold from drifting into your home Close car windows when traveling Try…

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News:  Quit the Sit

News: Quit the Sit

Join IRMC Physician Group physiatrist, Dr. Lanvin Taylor, for “Quit the Sit!” The presentation will focus on the hidden health issues a sedentary lifestyle can cause. Date:  Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Time:  6:00 p.m. Location:  Rustic Lodge, 2199 Oakland Ave., Indiana, Pa.  15701 No admission! Call 724-357-8088 to reserve your seat! Event Flyer

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Healthy Living:  Overactive Bladder Symptoms

Healthy Living: Overactive Bladder Symptoms

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a condition that affects 40 percent of women and 30 percent of men. The chance of developing this condition typically increases with age. Common OAB symptoms include: A consistent urge to urinate or the inability to control urination Urinating more than eight times daily An uncontrollable urge to urinate spontaneously, especially…

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News:  Welcome Tiffany Wissinger, CRNP

News: Welcome Tiffany Wissinger, CRNP

IRMC Physician Group is excited to introduce certified registered nurse practitioner, Tiffany Wissinger. Tiffany Wissinger is a certified registered nurse practitioner from Hagerstown, Md., who earned her master’s of science degree in family nursing from the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. After receiving her master’s, Tiffany gained experience in multiple clinical settings and specialties,…

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News:  Financial Assistance Program

News: Financial Assistance Program

Beginning April 1, 2017, IRMC Physician Group’s We Care program and IRMC’s ICare program will merge and will be renamed Financial Assistance Program. The Financial Assistance Program is available for patients who do not have insurance, are underinsured, or ask about financial assistance. Patients using IPG’s We Care services will continue to do so until…

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Healthy Living:  Lupus Signs and Symptoms

Healthy Living: Lupus Signs and Symptoms

Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that attacks the body’s tissues and organs. The disease typically affects joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, the brain, heart, and lungs. Although no two lupus cases are alike, common signs and symptoms include: Fatigue and fever Joint pain, stiffness, and swelling A butterfly-shaped facial rash covering the cheeks and…

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News:  Job Opportunities

News: Job Opportunities

IRMC Physician Group is searching for Certified Medical Assistants and Licensed Practical Nurses. We have several full-time positions available, which include health benefits and competitive pay. If you’re interested please, apply online at http://www.indianarmc.org/careers/, or contact Indiana Regional Medical Center’s Human Resource Department at 724-357-7049.

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NEWS:  IUP Health Fair

NEWS: IUP Health Fair

IRMC Physician Group will attend the 2017 IUP Health Fair. Date:  Thursday, March 23, 2017 Time:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Location:  Sutton Blue Room, 1011 South Drive, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa.  15701 The fair is free and open to the public. Wellness screenings will also be available, including blood pressure, bone density,…

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Healthy Living:  Peripheral Arterial Disease

Healthy Living: Peripheral Arterial Disease

IRMC Physician Group is offering FREE Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) Screenings for those who may be at risk for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). PAD is a condition that causes the body’s veins to harden, which can clog arteries supplying the legs with blood. The condition affects approximately 8 million Americans every year and causes pain, disability,…

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News:  Implant Innovation

News: Implant Innovation

An Indiana Regional Medical Center Physician Group podiatrist is utilizing three-dimensional-printing technology to perform more effective foot and ankle procedures. Podiatrist, Dr. Nihar Ghate, 33, of Indiana, Pa., is helping lead foot and ankle revision surgery in a new direction with assistance from customized, patient-specific titanium bone implants. “I do a lot of revision and…

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News:  Endocrinology Services

News: Endocrinology Services

Endocrinology refers to the specialized treatment of the endocrine system, its diseases, and hormones. IRMC Physician Group’s endocrinology team is trained to diagnose, treat, and prevent a variety of endocrine-related conditions. The endocrine system is a series of glands that produce and secrete hormones that the body uses for numerous functions. Common conditions treated by our…

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