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 Services

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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Providing Help for Moms in Need

Welcoming a new baby into the world “should” be a joyous time. Yet, not every mom has that experience. If you’re feeling down, nervous, or easily angered you’re not alone. Many women wrestle with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Christine Kowaleski, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner certified in family, neonatal and psychiatric care, offers important advice for…

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DAISY Awards for Nursing Team and Nurse Leader

Each month, a DAISY Award is given out to a nominated nurse for exceptional care. These nurses represent the patient experience at Crouse and the Carepassion delivered to every patient. Once a year, we also award a DAISY to a nursing leader and team who exemplify the Crouse mission, vision and values and are models…

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