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LIBERTY, NY — A course titled “Living Healthy, Living Well,” a free evidence-based program from the Self-Management Resource Center developed by Stanford University, will be held on Thursdays from May 10 to June 14. Sessions will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd.

CRMC offers VEEG service

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center will now offer video electroencephalogram (VEEG) services to adult inpatients with seizure or other brain disorders. The VEEG monitoring test is a specialized form of an electroencephalogram (EEG) test in which the inpatient is constantly monitored by video.

CRMC opens pulmonary function lab

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has opened a new pulmonary function testing lab at its hospital in Harris. The lab enables CRMC’s team of respiratory therapists and pulmonologists/intensivists to carry out the most advanced testing available. The tests are non-invasive and show how well the lungs are working.


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Wayne Memorial Hospital’s new 3D digital mammography system is flanked by Charles Barax, MD, medical director Imaging Services, and radiologic mammography technicians Tiffany Shaffer and Maripat Connor. 

NEPA gets its first 3-D mammography at WMH

HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) has a new three-dimensional digital mammography system, the Senographe Pristina from GE. It addresses patients’ two greatest concerns, according to Wayne Memorial’s Medical Director of Imaging Services: radiation exposure and comfort.

GHVHS honored for ethics

MIDDLETOWN, NY — The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprising Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Group and Orange Regional Medical Group, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, a

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