Miners joins Telestroke

Conemaugh Miners Medical Center in Hastings has officially joined the Telestroke program introduced by Conemaugh Health System in 2016. The program helps save critical time for treatment of stroke patients.

Telestroke is a mobile telecommunications system that allows for quicker communication and connection from physicians to patients when a stroke alert is activated in the emergency room.

The technology includes a secure, two-way audio/visual link between neurologists and emergency room physicians and nurses caring for stroke patients at remote locations.

Quatrini Rafferty opens

Quatrini Rafferty PC has a new office location in the Executive House, 615 Howard Ave., Suite 210.

The expansion of Quatrini Rafferty into Altoona will allow the firm to more efficiently serve new and existing clients in Blair and surrounding counties.

With the acquisition of a fourth office location, the firm also adds Michael P. Routch to its family of attorneys. Routch will serve as the firm’s 15th attorney and will concentrate his practice in the areas of workers’ compensation, employment law, general civil litigation, real estate, commercial transactions and estate/succession planning.

Business hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The telephone number is 656-0065.


Business changes name

The Affordable Housing Division of S&A Homes has changed its name and its staff is transitioning to a related company.

All employees of the Affordable Housing Division are now employees of Poole Anderson Properties LLC, doing business as Gatesburg Road Development.

Poole Anderson Properties is owned by Poole Anderson Construction LLC, which is owned by the same ownership group as S&A Homes.

The location, people, address and telephone numbers remain the same.

The move was made to allow the company to market developments and skillsets via social media and internet via Gatesburg Road branding and to advance long-term goals.

Andy Haines, Cory Lovrak, Marj Kashella and Sara Haefeli remain with the company, in the same offices, at the same location, reporting to the same ownership.