Regardless of the causes for the warming of our environment, public health officials are very aware of how environmental changes lead to catastrophic health problems for a population because of drought or flooding, starvation from crop failures, or effects of increasing environmental pollution leading to a rise in respiratory problems, such as a
ELDRED, NY — Volunteers of all ages, from states across the U.S., will participate in the 10th annual Human Line of Hope Across America on Sunday, September 10. The event benefits the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which aims to cure childhood cancer. The first Human Line of Hope was created in 2008 by Lou Monteleone in Eldred.
HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) recently appointed Antonia Duncan, RN, BS to the position of obstetrical department clinical manager.
MONTICELLO, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) has added Rafik A. El-Sabrout, MD, general surgeon, to its surgery department. In addition to being part of CRMG, Dr. El-Sabrout also performs general surgery at Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC).
HARRIS, NY — David Morcos, doctor of osteopathic medicine, has joined Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) to provide primary care at the Livingston Manor and Monticello offices. Morcos received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, FL.
HONESDALE, PA —Wayne Memorial is relocating two services from the Stourbridge Professional Complex: Wayne Memorial Rehabilitation Services and Wayne Memorial Home Health & Hospice.
This year, it feels like the Hudson Valley and Catskills skipped springtime and dove headlong into the dog days of summer. As the temperatures rise, so does the potential for heat-related illnesses.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital plans to start building a new patient tower on its main campus in September. The structure will house 50 private patient rooms and subsume a portion of the current upper parking lot.
MIDDLETOWN, NY — Crystal Run Healthcare has been voted Best Family Practice, Best Cosmetic Surgeon-Dr. Sandra Sacks, Best Hearing Aid Center, Best Occupational Therapist and Best Weight Loss Center in the Times Herald-Record Readers’ Choice Awards for 2017.
CALLICOON, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Grover M. Hermann Hospital was recently named one of 20 top Best Practice Recipients—Quality nationwide. The rankings were based on scores from iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength Index™. They were announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA).