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VOTE EARLY and STAY SAFE and HEALTHY

For  information on voter registration, checking your your registration status, requesting a mail-in ballot, and where you can drop off your mail-in ballot,  click here

FLU SHOTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE

Currently, flu shots are being offered on Wednesday and Friday afternoons by appointment only.  Please call the office or request an appointment for a flu shot by using the Patient Portal.  (Log into the portal and select Appointments, New Appointment).
Important Information:
Greenhouse Internists uses a third party vendor, Vaxcare, for our vaccines.  We can only administer vaccines that are covered in Vaxcare’s system.  For example, insurance plans such as Keystone First, Health Partners, and Amerihealth are not contracted with Vaxcare.  We will check your eligibility before scheduling your appointment.  If you are ineligible for a vaccine from Vaxcare, we recommend that you call your insurance company to verify your coverage and then go to a local pharmacy for the vaccine.

PRACTICE UPDATES

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Greenhouse Internists has made some changes in our office and in the way we provide medical care to our patients during this difficult time.  Click here to read more about our new office hours, office policies, and telehealth services.

COVID-19 PATIENT RESOURCES

Click the following links to learn more:
Caring for someone at home
Coronavirus Testing Sites
What to do if you are sick
Coronavirus Questions and Answers

COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR TRAVELERS

If you have traveled, or plan to travel, to an area where there are high amounts of COVID-19 cases, it is recommended that you stay at home for 14 days upon return to Pennsylvania.  Greenhouse Internists requires that you wait at least 14 days upon your return to PA before you can visit the office.  If you need to speak to a provider sooner for a health concern, you would need to schedule a telehealth appointment.   To see which states currently are considered high risk states, click here.

WELCOME NEW PROVIDERS 

Tryphena

Tryphena Hsi, CRNP, joined Greenhouse in March 2020.  She has worked as a Nurse Practitioner for over 7 years and has much experience in primary care and women’s health.  Most recently she practiced at Covenant House Health Services, where she provided primary care services to adult and geriatric patients with multiple chronic illnesses. Tryphena is passionate about patient education and empowering patients to make positive health changes. Tryphena is available to see patients for urgent and follow up needs in the office or by virtual visit.

Diane Fox

Diane Fox, CRNP, joins us with over 20 years as a Nurse Practitioner, with most of her experience in primary care.  She has her nursing degrees from La Salle and Penn State Universities. Most recently, she provided primary care to residents of Abramson Senior Care, managing acute and chronic conditions, as well as palliative and hospice care.  Diane is especially interested in geriatrics, palliative and advance care planning, and educating patients to help them make positive health behavior changes.  Outside of work, Diane enjoys lacrosse, baking, and spending time with her family and friends.

PRACTICE UPDATE

We would like to announce that Melissa Schiffman, MD will be leaving Greenhouse Internists, effective May 21, 2020 .  She has been a great asset to the practice and will be missed by both staff and patients.  Please click here to read a letter from Dr. Schiffman.

LAB UPDATE 

Effective January 1, 2019, Labcorp is Aetna’s preferred lab.  This means that if you need to get labs, patients with any insurance plan except Health Partners, will have orders sent to Labcorp to get their lab tests.  Patients with Health Partners insurance plan will continue to use Quest for their labs.

LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER

Click on your doctor’s photo below to read their bio.

Elizabeth Fabens

Elizabeth Fabens, MD 

Dan Peterson

Daniel Peterson, MD