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Community Health Centers: Who We Are and What We Do

Published: Aug 28 2018 | Under: General Health Administration Prevention Technology | Tags:

You’ll often hear the term “Community Health Center” from Primary Health Network. However, we’re only one of over 1,300 community health centers throughout the country! PHN isn’t a hospital, and it’s not a part of any local hospital systems. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and we provide healthcare with the mission of […]

My PHN: Information on the Go

Published: Jul 16 2018 | Under: General Health Administration Healthy Tips Lifestyle Technology | Tags:

Many of our patients are familiar with our sites, services, and other resources. But did you know that information is now available right in the palm of your hand? PHN introduces “My PHN,” a new mobile app that allows you to access a wide variety of PHN information without having to do anything more than […]

Going on Vacation: Planning for Safety

Published: Jul 13 2018 | Under: General Health Health Administration Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety | Tags:

This time of year, many of us plan on taking a vacation. Usually, this means travelling, whether it’s across the country, across the ocean, or across town. We’ll have activities planned, places to sightsee, and maybe even have restaurants picked out. However, in all this planning, do you have one for safety?

PHN Welcomes Dr. Jere Wagner

Published: May 17 2018 | Under: Health Health Administration Medicine Physicians | Tags:

Primary Health Network (PHN), announced the addition of Jere Wagner, MD to Shamokin Community Health Center. Dr. Wagner is a leading physician in the Shamokin community. Most recently, Dr. Wagner was an emergency care physician at Geisinger-Shamokin Community Hospital and has dedicated his career to increasing access to care for patients. He is looking forward […]

Provider Spotlight – Courtney Slagle, PA-C

Published: Feb 8 2017 | Under: General Health Health Administration Physicians | Tags:

Certified physician assistant Courtney Slagle has been affiliated with Primary Health Network since September of 2012. She recently moved from our Hoffman Memorial Medical Center location in Clarion County to Autumn Street Health Center in Beaver County, where she provides family medicine services full-time.Courtney earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Master of […]


Published: Apr 14 2016 | Under: General Health Health Administration | Tags: , , , ,

Primary Health Network (PHN) has earned its 6th consecutive Gold Seal of Approval through the Joint Commission for Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health, and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Accreditations by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally-recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing […]

Primary Health Network Appoints George Garrow, MD as Chief Medical Officer

Sharon, PA April 6, 2016- Primary Health Network (PHN), an emerging leader in the healthcare industry, announced the appointment of George Garrow, MD, as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of their organization. Dr. Garrow is a leading physician in the community and renowned oncologist. Most recently, Dr. Garrow was the Director of Medical Oncology at Sharon […]

Off to the Future: Even Healthy Young Adults Need Vaccines

Published: Aug 18 2015 | Under: Health Health Administration | Tags: , , ,

The Primary Health Network Celebrates National Immunization Awareness MonthThink you outgrew the need for vaccines when you graduated from high school and moved out of your parents’ house? Not so. Every year, thousands of young adults in the U. S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from diseases that could have been […]

Wayne Primary Care Under New Ownership

Erie, Pa — On February 2, 2015, The Primary Health Network (PHN) will assume the operations of Wayne Primary Care, located inside of Wayne Elementary School at 650 East Avenue, Erie, PA. Wayne Primary Care is currently operated by UPMC Hamot.Working with UPMC Hamot was important to PHN in order to improve access to convenient […]

Rochester Health Center Opens January 2nd, 2015

Published: Jan 5 2015 | Under: Health Administration Physicians | Tags: ,

Sharon, Pa — On January 2, 2015, the much anticipated Primary Health Network’s (PHN) Rochester Health Center opens its behavioral health practice. It is located on the third floor of what was previously the Heritage Valley Staunton Clinic at 176 Virginia Avenue in Rochester, PA.Behavioral Health services will began on January 2, 2015 with the […]

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