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.

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Spotlight on Social Work

By: Laurie Clark

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

By: Crouse News

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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Could You Have Post-COVID-19 Syndrome?

By: Crouse News

For many, getting through a COVID-19 infection was hard enough. Now, a number of people are experiencing post-COVID symptoms weeks or even months later. Also known as long-haul COVID, this after-period can be quite debilitating. Head-to-Toe Symptoms While it has its own name, post-COVID is not the first time symptoms linger post-infection. “This can happen…

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Providing Help for Moms in Need

By: Crouse News

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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