A partnership among Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Keystone College, King's College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Penn State Worthington Scranton, The Wright Center, University of Scranton, and Wilkes University.


April 2016:As an update to the Lackawanna and Luzerne County Community Health Needs Assessment, The Institute analyzed the survey data for the total female cohort to produce a report on women's health needs. The report can be downloaded here .

January 2013:The 2012 Lackawanna and Luzerne County Community Health Needs Assessment was prepared during 2012 utilizing data from a regional household survey of residents, focus groups, interviews, and secondary data. The study evaluates health status, patient perception, the new regional healthcare systems and the economic impact of outmigration of care. The study was released at a major community event coordinated by the study's sponser: Healthy Northeast PA Initiative. The presentation can be view here.