Blog Archive

Coronavirus Links and Resources Apr 14th, 2020

There is a lot of information out there about Covid-19, and sometimes it is hard to know what is correct and helpful. Here are some pre-screened resources from our providers to help you understand your risks. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology has an FAQ for patients about pregnancy...

Telemedicine at The Women's Healthcare Group Mar 27th, 2020

We are open and seeing patients virtually and in the office!   WHY WE ARE OPEN As a medical office, we have been "strongly encouraged" to remain open, which we are doing in service to our patients. Many of our patients have health issues that should be addressed in the office...

Coronavirus and Covid-19 Update Mar 17th, 2020

The Women's Healthcare Group is working hard to respond quickly and effectively to developments in York County and around the world while maintaining our commitment to serving our patients safely and reliably. We would like to share what we have been doing in our practice to uphold that commitment:  PROTOCOLS...

National Heart Month Feb 4th, 2020

February is American Heart Month. Did you know that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, killing more women than all forms of cancer combined??? This month, we will focus on how to GO RED for women, including raising awareness and taking steps to ensure your best health....

Wash Your Hands! Dec 10th, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct 16th, 2019

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This disease affects 1 in 8 women. Stay tuned all month for information and action items to help you know your risk factors, understand your screenings, support other women, and get involved. For more information now, see: https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org    

Nurse Midwifery Week Oct 2nd, 2019

The Women's Healthcare Group is proud to have Certified Nurse Midwives as an integral part of our healthcare team. Kerry, Emily, and Michelle are compassionate, thorough, engaged and expert at what they do. 

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month Sep 20th, 2019

The Women's Healthcare Group is joining the cause to increase awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant. The U.S. Surgeon General advises pregnant women and women who are considering becoming pregnant to abstain from alcohol consumption to eliminate alcohol-exposed pregnancies,1 yet it is estimated that 40,000 babies are...

Private Practices are the Still the Best Choice Aug 12th, 2019

Read this article for details: https://health.usnews.com/health-care/for-better/articles/2018-10-30/why-private-practitioners-are-still-the-best-choice-for-consumers?fbclid=IwAR3uaeudJ7PLwFEGPzEhGyEVWnYzc9hXzxNF-Il_ibSMMSw3HEiIlFnO4vw    

Dr. Figdore Jul 30th, 2019

Even when Meg Figdore was small, she knew she wanted to be a physician. Read about her lovely journey here:  https://anitacherryhealthcare.blogspot.com/2018/09/meg-figdore-md-its-family-affair.html?fbclid=IwAR215wPNFKAuG9RZMaP0nGVsYNgRTMTL5pBFdcz2jkzFd_x1tFgleI4nwTk

HPV Vaccine Reduces Infections and Cancer Jul 26th, 2019

Are you protected? Is your child? According to recent data, use of the HPV vaccine has had a dramatic effect on the incidence of cancer and also infections (see NYT article here: https://www.nytimes.com/…/hea…/hpv-vaccine-warts-cancer.html). As we think about getting our kids geared up for school, make sure they have all the...

Employee of the Month Jul 3rd, 2019

Congratulations to our July Employee of the Month Tracy L.  Tracy is a Surgical Scheduler and Medical Office Specialist who does an outstanding team player and always puts the patient first.

Employee of the Month January 2019 - Lisa Durs Jan 8th, 2019

#SpotlightTuesday #EmployeeoftheMonth Congratulations to Lisa Durs, the January 2019 Employee of the Month. Lisa has worked at the Women’s Healthcare Group for 12 1/2 years as Triage Secretary. She enjoys interacting with patients by phone and enjoys being part of the Triage team.Her favorite things are reading, cooking, and trips...

December Employee of the Month - Buffy Saxman Dec 5th, 2018

#EmployeeoftheMonth Congratulations to Buffy Saxman, the Women’s Healthcare Group Employee of the Month for December! Buffy is a medical assistant currently working in the triage department. She also is handling the majority of our prescriptions. Buffy has been with WHCG for 17 years, previously working on the floor assisting with providers. She...

Early and Late Office Hours Nov 8th, 2018

The Women’s Healthcare Group is excited to announce that we are now offering late hours on Tuesdays and early morning hours on Fridays! Patients can be seen: Monday 8 am – 5:30 pmTuesday 8 am – 7:45 pmWednesday 9 am – 5:30 pmThursday 8 am – 5:30 pmFriday 7 am...

Employee of the Month - November 2018 Nov 6th, 2018

Meet Heather Lehr! Heather is a Surgical scheduler at the WHCG, and she loves it! She has been at the Women’s Healthcare Group for almost five years. She enjoys her coworkers and learning new things. Heather enjoys hanging out with her fur baby Bella, who is a 11 1/2 year...

Booth Event Winner Oct 24th, 2018

Congratulations to Rebecca McCaa. She stopped by the booth at the Leg Up Farm Event and won a $100 gift card to Home Goods! Loredana Craig had the privilege of awarding her prize, and Rebecca commented on all the great information she learned by visiting the booth and chatting with the...

Fall Fest 2018 at the Leg Up Farm Oct 10th, 2018

Join the WHCG at the 6TH ANNUAL FALL FESTOctober 13, 2018 – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Join us for the 6th annual Fall Fest at Leg Up Farm presented by Heritage Valley Federal Credit Union. Fall Fest is a free community event which features kid’s activities (including a trick-or-treat...

October 2018 Employee of the Month: Kelly Miller Oct 3rd, 2018

Congratulations to Kelly Miller, our October Employee of the Month! Kelly has been with WHCG since March of this year. Before that, she worked in medical offices both in PA and NC. Kelly and her husband have been married two years and are completely in love with their Welsh Corgi (who...

#YAYTEAM Sep 28th, 2018

#YAYTEAM For the staff lunch this month, we had everyone dress in their team colors or shirts. Along with supporting our favorite teams, we pitched in together for a delicious lunch of 4 different kinds of chili and hot dogs on a roller!

Meet Tara W! Patient Testimonial Sep 11th, 2018

I had an amazing experience during my pregnancy and I highly recommend Women’s Health Group. They were always very responsive to any health related or scheduling questions I had.  One person in particular made my time there very special. Loredana was a true blessing in my life. She helped me...

Dr. Hassinger in Belize Aug 16th, 2018

For the third time, WHCG’s own Dr. Kathryn Hassinger dedicated time and energy and resources to serving a medical mission to the underserved population of Patchikan, Belize. She was accompanied by her sister, Karen Bachman, a registered dietitian. They brought with them an ultrasound machine, which was donated to the...

Turning Point Golf Tournament Aug 13th, 2018

The Women’s Healthcare Group is privileged to serve the amazing women of York County and strives to be a positive force in the community. Here is our clinical coordinator, Britt M., at the Hole the WHCG sponsored at the golf tournament held by Turning Point. This is a fantastic non-profit...

August Employee of the Month Aug 1st, 2018

Congratulations to Tricia Zimmerman, the August Employee of the Month! Tricia joined WHCG in January 2017 and had 7 years prior experience in OB/GYN before joining the practice. She is newly engaged and has one cat. She enjoys going for walks, spending time with family and friends, and being outdoors....

WHCG Booth at the Best Wedding Showcase Jul 13th, 2018

Come visit the WHCG Booth at the Best Wedding Showcase being held in the Memorial Hall East of the York Expo Center on July 22. This is a great opportunity to learn all about what the #1 OB/GYN practice in York has to offer!

Tier One Status Jul 9th, 2018

Do you know that the Women’s Healthcare Group is a Tier 1 provider with WellSpan insurance (WellSpan Provider Network)? This means that employees or others with WellSpan insurance can see any provider or have lab and ultrasound services at the WHCG at no additional co-pay or cost–and often it is...

July Employee of the Month Jul 9th, 2018

Congratulations to Jennifer Whitacre, the July Employee of the Month for WHCG! Jennifer joined WHCG in November 2017. She has been married for 18 years and has 2 sons and a dog. She enjoys the outdoors, gardening, and going on walks. For relaxation, she loves spending time with family and...

June Employee of the Month May 31st, 2018

Congratulations to the June #EmployeeoftheMonth, Mary Ann Santiago! She’s been with the WHCG for 14 years. She has two lovely kids and a wonderful husband and just recently became a grandmother of a beautiful little girl. She loves spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys going to...

May 13-19 Women's Health Week May 17th, 2018

This week is National Women’s Health Week. Do you need help meeting your health goals? Scheduling your annual well-woman visit is a great first step! You and your doctor can come up with a plan that works for you. Schedule your visit today with one of the amazing providers at...

May Employee of the Month May 2nd, 2018

Natalie Lawton, RN joined WHCG as a Triage nurse in 2014 after working in a variety of OB GYN settings since 1999. She is married with two daughters. She is an avid animal lover with 2 dogs and 2 cats. Natalie lives in York Twp and enjoys music, cooking, gardening,...

April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month 2018 Apr 13th, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): There are 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections (also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases) in the US every year The medical costs for these new cases are $16 billion Adding the new cases each year with existing...

April Employee of the Month Apr 6th, 2018

Congratulations to Becca Shaffer, the first to be recognized in our new “Employee of the Month” Program. Becca has worked at the WHCG for almost 5 yrs now. She is a certified medical assistant/phlebotomist. She has a boyfriend of 5 yrs and 2 cats named Cash and Gretchen. This past...

March for Babies on May 6 Mar 29th, 2018

The Women’s Healthcare Group is participating in the March for Babies walk on May 6th.  We are proud to be sponsoring a team in this effort led by the March of Dimes to raise funds and awareness. Funds raised in March for Babies support research and programs that help moms have...

Friday, March 30 Early Closing Mar 28th, 2018

On Good Friday, March 30, our offices will be closing at 12:30. We wish everyone a happy and healthy Easter weekend.

Office Closures Nov 21st, 2017

The WHCG office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (11/23/17), Christmas Day (11/25/17), and New Year’s Day (1/1/18). We will also be closing the office after the last patients at 3:30 on Friday, December 22nd. We wish everyone a joyous holiday season!

Toys for Tots Nov 10th, 2017

UPDATE: TOYS FOR TOTS WAS A HUGE SUCCESS! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR EVERYONE WHO DONATED A TOY FOR A LOCAL CHILD IN NEED. BECAUSE OF YOUR GENEROSITY, WE WERE ABLE TO BRIGHTEN THE HOLIDAYS FOR MANY LOCAL FAMILIES!   This holiday season, the Women’s Healthcare Group is proud to...

Food Donation Collection Nov 10th, 2017

This holiday season, the WHCG is proud to participate in a Food Drive collection to benefit local food pantries. Please bring your donations to our office, and we will distribute them to help brighten the holidays of local families. The collection will continue until December 19. Thank you for your...

20th Annual Women's Show on October 7 & 8 Sep 18th, 2017

Please join WHCG at our booth at the Annual Women’s Show! This event is held in Memorial Hall of the York Expo Center, and over the past 19 years has become the largest event of its kind in southeastern Pennsylvania. We look forward to seeing you on October 7th and...

Five Star Service May 21st, 2017

Everyone’s familiar with the concept of five-star restaurants and hotels which is a designation that denotes superb/excellent service. At the Women’s Healthcare Group we plan to deliver Five-Star Service to all our patients. It starts the moment you call for an appointment and your entire patient experience with us including:...

The Women's Healthcare Group & Drs. May Grant Associates Join Forces May 21st, 2017

“The Women’s Healthcare Group and Drs. May Grant Associates are joining forces to provide a larger independent OB/GYN provider network to women of all ages,” says the Chief Operations Officer for Susquehanna Valley Women’s Health Care and Practice Administrator for WHCG. “Both our practices are committed to the independent provider...