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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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Health care safety issues

The healthcare system of the United States is a loosely structured system composed of many parts (hospital, outpatient, rehabilitation centers, nursing home, insurance payers, etc.) that do not directly communicate within one centralized, nationwide information system.

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CRMC to host Heart-a-Thon

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) announces the 40th annual 98.3 WSUL Heart-A-Thon, benefitting Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Cardio-Pulmonary Department. This year’s Heart-A-Thon will take place on Friday, February 23, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Woodland Garden Café, located on the hospital’s ground floor.

Blood drive at Sullivan West

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the cafeteria of Sullivan West High School on Wednesday, February 21 from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event is especially important because so far this winter, people have been deterred from coming out to give blood by frigid weather and snow days.

Bon Secours receives accreditation for obesity-related programs

PORT JERVIS, NY — Bon Secours Community Hospital’s Surgical Weight Loss Institute, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMC Health), has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), a joint program of the American College of Sur



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