Put Protective Eye Gear in Your Weekend Plans

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Written By MGP Member Melvin E. Wagner, M.D.

Board Certified Ophthalmologist at Stoken Wagner Ophthalmic Associates

 

Making plans for some home projects this weekend? Be sure to include protective eye gear on your shopping list if you don’t already own some. While most people believe eye injuries occur mainly in the workplace, more than half of all eye injuries happen at home--in the kitchen, garage and yard--where protective eye gear is worn at your discretion.

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Partners in Women’s Healthcare, P.C. (PIWH) Participating in the Harrisburg Breast Cancer Walk

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Partners in Women’s Healthcare, P.C. (PIWH) is a participant in the Harrisburg Breast Cancer Walk event on City Island. Our team name is “Jans Friends”. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, October 21, 2017.

The American Cancer Society provides services to patients each year in Pennsylvania through our community programs. The money raised in the community is spent on:

  • Early Detection and Prevention Education Programs
  • Patient Service Programs
  • Research Programs

See our Team Page by going to makingstrides.acsevents.org. Click on “Donate” or “Join A Walk”, search by Team Name and enter Jans Friends.

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New Partnership Expands Health Care Choice and Lowers Costs for Patients and Employers

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Safa Farzin, MD, Medical Group of Pennsylvania Chief Executive Officer

There are now new options for central Pennsylvania businesses trying to hold down insurance costs while assuring options for quality health care for their employees. A strategic partnership between the Medical Group of Pennsylvania (MGP) and Highmark was announced on September 8, 2017. This partnership and Highmark’s True Performance Plus program will open the door for patients to receive quality health care, often at a lower cost, from independent physician practices that will now be in-network providers.

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