Documentary celebrates history, future of Geisinger

WILKES-BARRE TIMES LEADER: Reinventing American Healthcare, a documentary profiling Geisinger Health System’s celebration of their 100 year history, premiered Monday, providing opportunity to both look back on its history and ahead to its future.

The one-hour film, produced by WVIA and written and narrated by Susan Dentzer, senior policy advisor to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, highlights the transformation of Geisinger from a small, rural hospital to a nationally recognized health system…

“We’ve learned by changing our approach to healthcare, we can capture 30 to 40 percent of value that has been lost,” said [Dr. Glenn Steele, president and chief executive officer]. “We are changing behaviors on the part of patients, providers and insurance.”… (more)