Wellness Arts Committee to host free screening of “The Waiting Room” in Gettysburg Monday, May 19
The Wellness Arts Committee, composed of health care partners in southcentral Pennsylvania, will host a free screening of “The Waiting Room” at 7 p.m. May 19, 2014 at the Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg. The documentary is a behind-the-scenes look at an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients as they cope with the complexity of the nation’s public health care system. Tickets are free and open to the public; reserve yours at the Majestic Theater box office or by calling the theater at 717-337-8200. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; seating is limited.
A panel discussion featuring four health care experts will immediately follow the film. Speaking are Jenny Englerth, CEO of Family First Health; Eugene McElwee, D.O., medical director of WellSpan Ready Care; Lawrence Goldhahn, M.D., physician at WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital Emergency Department; and Adam Wasserman, M.D., physician at Gettysburg Family Practice.
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About Family First Health
Founded in 1970, York Health Corporation, now Family First Health, is a non-profit, federally qualified health center dedicated to providing a broad range of primary health, dental care and social services at its sites on South George Street in York, Hannah Penn Middle School, Lewisberry, Hanover and Gettysburg. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Family First Health offers a reduced fee program for the uninsured and accepts most other health insurances. For more information regarding the programs and services offered through Family First Health, please visit the website at www.familyfirsthealth.org. Se habla español.