Welcome to Wayne Memorial Hospital

Wayne Memorial Hospital is a non-profit, community-controlled hospital based in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. We strive to offer the highest quality in inpatient and outpatient care in more than 30 medical specialties. 


What are our area's top health priorities? Click here:

Community Health Needs Assessment Summary 2016.pdf

Community Health Needs Assessment 2016 Report and Guide.pdf



Hear from one of our patients! Click on www.wmh.org/Patients__Visitors/emergency_department



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WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL complies with federal laws applicable to civil rights and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL does not exclude people or treat people differently because of their ethnic origin, color, nationality, age, disability or sex.  Note:  If you speak a language other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 9-570-253-8100 (TTY: 9-570-253-8100)    Language Assistance Services.pdf

Keystone Health Information Exchange –  Wayne Memorial Hospital participates in a service that allows some patient information to be securely moved electronically between physicians and other healthcare professionals. For more information on KeyHIE, click on this link. KeyHIE.pdf


 Find your baby on our web nursery! Click here  web_nursery


A handbook for you! Patient Visitor Guide.pdf

Need Affordable Health Insurance? Call our Enrollment Counselors at 570-251-6554 or 570-251-6569 for help.


Financial Assistance  -  Financial Aid Policy & Guidelines 2016.pdf   and  Financial Aid Application.pdf



Come volunteer with us. Make a difference at your community hospital. Call (570) 253-8100.


Are you or someone you know depressed?  Here are some websites recommended by our Behavioral Health Center. DepressionHelp.pdf 


Click on the following link for safe Nutrition Web Sites. NutritionWebSites.pdf


DISASTER PREPAREDNESS - ARE YOU PREPARED? VISIT www.readypa.org for ideas on putting together a readiness kit.


SAFE HAVEN FOR INFANTS - At Wayne Memorial Hospital, a newborn up to 28 days old can be left safely, no questions asked. Crib just inside Emergency Department doors. www.secretsafe.org


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Upcoming Events


Dates and Locations on Calendar of Events


Visit the Calendar of Events, under Community Services tab above, for more events/information.


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“Warm Hand-off” Program

Wayne Memorial Hospital

(Honesdale, December 1, 2016)… Wayne Memorial Hospital and the Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Commission are pleased to announce a “Warm Hand-off” program, a joint response to the growing need in our community to reduce overdose deaths.

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Standing Ovation for Jack Dennis PA Community Rural Health Leader of Year

Jack Dennis PA Community Rural Health Leader of Year(Honesdale, November 22, 2016)… More than 40 people stood up from their chairs to show their respect and applause for John “Jack” Dennis on Tuesday night, November 15th, when the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health presented Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Grants & Development Manager with its Community Rural Health Leader of the Year award.

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WMH Birthing Staff Honored by March of Dimes

Wayne Memorial Hospital New Beginnings

(Honesdale, November 17, 2016)... All smiles! Staff from the New Beginnings Birthing Suites accepted a thank-you plaque, marked “Day of Gratitude,” on November 16th from the March of Dimes.

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WMH Auxiliary 76th Annual Mistletoe Ball

Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

(Honesdale, November 14, 2016)…The Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is proud to announce its 76th annual Mistletoe Ball on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at Silver Birches in Tafton.

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Pumpkin and Santa Hats for New Beginnings

(Honesdale, November 4, 2016)…T’is the season for pumpkins, and this “li’l pumpkin” at Wayne Memorial Hospital deserved an appropriate hat – despite her name!

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Wayne Memorial Health Foundation Awards over $17,000

(Honesdale, October 20, 2016)…The Mini-Grant Committee of Wayne Memorial Health Foundation is aiding eight non-profit groups with funds collectively totaling over $17,000. The grants are offered to organizations focused on promoting positive health and wellbeing for residents of the Wayne Memorial Health System service area.

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(Honesdale, October 19, 2016)… Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Hospice Department will host a fall memorial service on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Grace Episcopal Church in Honesdale to remember hospice patients who have passed away in the last several months.

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Eyes on Diabetes – Come to a Taste-In

(Honesdale, October 10, 2016)…If you have diabetes and find the holidays especially challenging when it comes to food, you might want to check out the Diabetes Taste-In on Sunday, November 13th at Ladore Lodge, 398 South Street, Waymart from 1 pm to 3 pm.

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Wayne Memorial Hospital Helipad

(Honesdale, October 17, 2016)…More than 200 adults, many of them first responders, and children turned out for a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony October 16th, marking the completion of Wayne Memorial Hospital’s helipad at 1839 Fair Avenue, Honesdale.

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Neurologist Julianne O’Boyle, MD Speaking Engagements

Dr. Julianne O'BoyleHonesdale, PA (October 13, 2016)—Honesdale neurologist, Julianne O’Boyle, MD, will be speaking on the topics of Parkinson’s disease, Stroke Awareness and Alzheimer’s Awareness throughout the month of November. The free presentations, all open to the general public, are scheduled as follows:

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(Honesdale, October 4, 2016)…Wayne Memorial Hospital is advising its employees and the public that the pedestrian bridge across the Lackawaxen River will be removed on Friday, October 7th, for extensive repairs.

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Wayne Memorial Hospital Donates to Walk of Honor

(Honesdale, September 26, 2016)… Noting that Wayne Memorial Hospital began back in 1920 as a memorial to Wayne County veterans who had lost their lives in World War I, the hospital’s current Chief Executive Officer David Hoff was honored to be asked to sponsor one of 17 podiums at the new Wayne County Walk of Honor.

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Grief Support Workshops at Wayne Memorial Hospital

(Honesdale, August 23, 2016)… At some point, everyone experiences loss and grief. Coping with grief is a process. It can also be a challenge. This fall, Wayne Memorial’s Social Services Department and Chaplaincy program are offering a free workshop on the grieving process.

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Pediatrician Emily Nebzydoski, MD, Joins Highland Physicians

Dr, Emily NebzydoskiHonesdale, PA (August 22, 2016)—Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC), is pleased to announce that Emily Nebzydoski, MD, board-eligible pediatrician, has joined the staff of providers at the Highland Physicians Family Health Center, 1839 Fair Avenue in Honesdale. Dr. Nebzydoski treats children from newborn up to age 18. 

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KateBryant New Wayne Memorial Health Foundation Member

(Honesdale, August 3, 2016)… “Wayne Memorial provides our friends and neighbors with a vital resource within Wayne and Pike counties,” says Kate Bryant, the newest member of the Board of Trustees of Wayne Memorial Health Foundation. Bryant, currently the Chief Financial Officer of The Honesdale National Bank, officially became the 18th member of the board in June.

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WMH Offers Bill-Paying Help

(Honesdale, July 19, 2016)…If you’re having difficulty paying a hospital bill, you’re not alone. Wayne Memorial Hospital offers several payment options, including a new AutoPay installment plan that allows patients to pay down their entire bill over the course of many months.

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Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Chronic Disease Specialists Top 2016 Health Needs Survey

Wayne Memorial Hospital Hearth Needs Assessment

(Honesdale, July 6, 2016)… Mental/behavioral health, substance abuse, programs for grandparents raising grandchildren, tick-borne diseases and chronic disease specialists were among the significant health needs revealed by a comprehensive four-month study of Wayne and Pike Counties and the Carbondale Area in Lackawanna County.

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Close to 400 Turn Out for OPEN HOUSE

Heart & Vascular Center Wayne Memorial Hospital(Honesdale, May 23, 2016)… Close to 400 people showed up to help Wayne Memorial Hospital celebrate a potentially life-saving new service, a cardiac catheterization laboratory, on May 19th.

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WMH Auxiliary Tops Own Record

Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary(Honesdale, April 21, 2016)… “This is evidence!” Wayne Memorial Hospital CEO David Hoff pointed to the whopping amount of $150,000 donated by the hospital’s Auxiliary to the hospital on April 15th.

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Connecting Community & Healthcare


In-School Walking Program 2014/2015

Walking Program Application.pdf 


Together for Health School Program -- Helping Our Youth Choose Healthy Lifestyles - ongoing program with 9th and 11th graders in the Wayne Highlands, Wallenpaupack and Western Wayne School Districts.

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