Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
Population: 68,091 :: Service Area: 216,775
Located less than 70 miles from Pittsburgh, PA and just three hours from Washington, DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center offers a variety of services to local communities. As a Conemaugh Health System hospital, Conemaugh Memorial strives for Excellence. Every Patient. Every Time. through its CARING values, focusing on Compassion, Always Putting the Patient First, Respect, Innovation, No Excuses and Great Attitude.
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Conemaugh Health System, is the most technologically sophisticated hospital between Pittsburgh and Hershey.
Conemaugh Memorial holds the highest level of care designations for Neonatal Care (Level 3) and Trauma Care (Level 1). Advanced technology includes robotic-assisted surgery, state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, fetal echocardiography lab, Phillips Hybrid Operating Room, interventional radiology laboratories and diagnostic imaging.
Conemaugh Memorial is acknowledged by U.S. News and World Report as a Best Hospital for Central Pennsylvania, with recognition for high performance in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery and Pulmonology. Conemaugh Memorial is also recognized by the American Heart Association with the Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement award; and recognized by HealthGrades as a distinguished hospital with clinical outcomes among the top 5% in the nation: 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007.
Dedicated to training tomorrow's professionals, Conemaugh Memorial offers educational opportunities including seven medical residency programs and PharmD residency, doctoral psychology internship, School of Nursing, five Allied Health programs, Level 1 Accredited Medical Skills Simulation Lab and non-clinical internship experiences.
The city of Johnstown is home to high-performing schools and safe, affordable neighborhoods that make working, living and raising a family in west central Pennsylvania special. The region is alive with music and the performing arts including the Johnstown Symphony and the Johnstown Concert Ballet. Opportunities for educational advancement are prevalent including the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Saint Francis University, Mount Aloysius College, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, and Cambria-Rowe Business College. Previously an industrial community, Johnstown was known for 'modernized steel production' producing of millions of tons of steel for railroads, warships, bridges and common nails. Many of the steel industry's greatest advances were forged in Johnstown, including the Bessemer process and the three-high rolling mill. Johnstown gained national attention in May 1889 when the South Fork dam broke causing a devastating flood taking 2,209 lives. In years following the flood, immigrants still arriving in Johnstown brought customs, religions and cuisines of their homelands, all of which contributed to the now heritage-rich character of the city.
Hiking, biking and running trails through woods and across streams are prevalent in Johnstown, PA. Four-season recreation is prevalent including winter activities at some of the most acclaimed resorts on the East Coast, and summer fun throughout the community including heritage and craft festivals, and attractions like nearby Idlewild Park & SoakZone, voted Best Children's Park. Johnstown is home to the All-American Amateur Baseball Association Tournament held each summer, the Johnstown Tomahawks - member of the North American Hockey League, the World's Steepest Vehicular Inclined Plane, and interactive museums that celebrate the area's heritage.