Jermyn, PA — On Friday, March 1, The Wright Center for Community Health celebrated the expansion of its Clarks Summit Practice with a ribbon cutting and open house. The updated office has doubled in size, now including 17 exam rooms, four dedicated behavioral health rooms and a remodeled resident learning area to enhance their training experience and increase care capacity.
The clinic’s growth is a testament to the dedicated team behind it and the organizational mission to provide high-quality, affordable healthcare for all ages. Long-time Wright Center for Community Health provider and community champion William Dempsey, MD, leads the practice as its Medical Director, supported by Susan Baroody, DO, who has been with the organization for more than ten years. Clinic manager Barbara Hull-Bouchard and Associate Vice President for Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Sheila Ford oversee clinical operations.
Photo 1: The Wright Center for Community Health executive leadership, board members and staff gather to cut the ribbon and celebrate the expanded Clarks Summit practice.
Row 1: Elaine Shepard, Danielle Mark, Dr. Linda Thomas-Hemak, Dr. Susan Baroody, Dr. William Dempsey, Dr. Jignesh Sheth, Mary Marrara, Ellen Walko
Row 2: Gail Cicerini, Dennis Hand, Patricia Desouza, William Waters, Sheila Ford, Barbara Hull-Bouchard
Photo 2: (L-R) Jignesh Sheth, MD; William Dempsey, MD; Susan Baroody, DO; Linda Thomas-Hemak, MD take time for a photo.
The Wright Center for Community Health provides healthcare services for children and adults through a “Patient-Centered Medical Home” model, a welcoming setting in which a patient’s healthcare team, led by a single trusted healthcare provider, works collectively to coordinate care and meet physical and mental health needs. The Wright Center for Community Health’s team is focused on innovations to make primary care more efficient, effective and satisfying to patients and providers. The Wright Center for Community Health’s clinics are located in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Clarks Summit and Jermyn.