Dr. Joseph Geskey, DO/MBA, is Elected by the American Health Council for Best in Medicine

NEW YORK, July 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The current Vice President of Medical Affairs at Ohio Health Doctors Hospital, Dr. Joseph Geskey has been selected as one of “America’s Best Doctors” in Ohio for his 18 years within the healthcare industry, with contributions and expertise in Chronic Disease Management, treating patients who possess limited health literacy.

Dr. Geskey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Kings College, an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, and a DO in Osteopathic Medicine from the University of New England. His major areas of study included Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and was the first in his family to achieve a degree in higher education. Dr. Geskey took it upon himself to pursue a career in medicine after experiencing his father go through cancer, his cognitive functions declining as a result.

At Ohio Health, Dr. Geskey performs day to day quality treatments for the hospital’s clinical patients with deficient healthcare literacy, as well as working within internal medicine and pediatrics. Currently, he conducts nationally recognized in-home education visits for these same patients, reducing 30-day readmission rates for patients with COPD and CHF by 40 percent.

Professional associations which Dr. Geskey is a part of include The American College of Physicians, The American Academy of Pediatrics, The American Society of Hospital Medicine, and The American Association for Physician Leadership.

Dr. Geskey is making it a professional goal of his to continue developing national curriculum, and addressing his patients’ need for affordable care. He cites his marriage and fatherhood as personal achievements, and enjoys exercising and writing in his spare time.

About the American Health Council:

The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org

Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring “America’s Best Doctors and Nurses,” as well as the nation’s best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.

For more information, please contact: Elizabeth Moore American Health Council Hauppauge, NY United States Phone: 1-212-390-0214 Email: media@americanhealthcouncil.org

Source:American Health Council