Crouse Connects

Crouse isn’t just about healthcare. We’re about what we believe sets us apart: Carepassion™ .

We always say we’re not a ‘perfect’ hospital. But our physicians, nurses, providers and staff strive to listen to each patient and family member’s feelings and needs with the respect and dignity you deserve.

Our CrouseConnects blog is designed to talk about some of the ways we connect and do just that. How we work on achieving clinical advances that help us provide the best in patient care for our community and region. And how we try to tend to the “little things” — parking, getting around and dining, for example — to make anyone’s visit or stay at Crouse more welcoming and comfortable.

Category Archives: Crouse News

Maternity Experience Exceptional: DAISY Award Honoree

Thank you to Matt Sourwine, and his wife Taylor, who nominated OB nurse Amma Chanthabounmy, RN, (center) for a DAISY Award for Nursing Excellence. The award was presented to her today by (left to right) Betty O’Connor, director of Women and Infants Services; Interim Chief Nursing Officer Lynne Shopiro; Brynne Stockton; and Val Acker. Matt’s…

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Patient Races Towards Weight Loss Goal with the Help of Bariatric Surgery at Crouse Health

Erin Felix was determined to run a marathon before her 40th birthday. Overweight since childhood, Felix had still always been physically active, says the wife and mother of three from Phoenix, New York. “I feel like I’ve been on a diet all of my life, but I always made sure I was eating the right…

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Spotlight on Social Work

The Crouse Social Work team, comprised of 17 social workers, is an essential part of the patient experience, interacting with patients, families and the entire care team. Our social workers are advocates for patients, but they also help patients advocate for themselves. “Their every interaction impacts the patient experience and Crouse social workers are acutely…

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Sean Virginia, RN, is the Latest DAISY Award Recipient

Congratulations to the latest DAISY Award recipient, Sean Virginia, BSN, RN, from our 6 North Irving Unit. Sean was nominated by Linda Kurz, a Health Unit Coordinator in the NICU, who found herself in Sean’s care after suffering a right frontal lobe cerebrovascular accident in April. Linda has been a Crouse employee for 41 years,…

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