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Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Crouse Hospital’s Addiction Treatment Services Program

    Syracuse, NY – Crouse Hospital’s Addiction Treatment Services (ATS), the largest hospital-based addiction treatment program in Central New York, has received a grant of $100,000 from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation. The grant will enable Crouse to expand programs first supported by the Cabrini Foundation in 2021/2022. The funding will support staff positions,…

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Senator Chuck Schumer Secures $1 Million to Enhance Access to Emergency Services

Senator Chuck Schumer was in Syracuse on January 5 to announce federal funding to support CNY healthcare initiatives. Leaders from regional healthcare providers attended the event, held at OCC. Crouse will receive $1 million, which will be used to enhance access to emergency services through the Rapid Evaluation Unit of Crouse’s Pomeroy Emergency Services Department.…

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Pomeroy College of Nursing Honors December 2022 Graduates During Convocation Ceremony

The Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital held a Convocation Ceremony recently to recognize and honor its December graduates. Dean Patricia Morgan opened the ceremony before Remarks from Lynne Shopiro ’82, Crouse interim chief nursing officer, and the Graduate Address by Ethan Spellicy, on behalf of his fellow grads. Ryan Barker led the Alpha…

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Leapfrog Group Releases National Patient Safety Scores for U.S. Hospitals

Syracuse, NY – Crouse Hospital has received a ‘B’ safety score for fall 2022 from The Leapfrog Group, a national distinction recognizing the hospital’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only rating focused exclusively on hospital safety. Its A, B, C, D or F…

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Plan of Safe Care Workshops Planned for Oct. 19, 21 and 25

Crouse Health, the area’s leading provider of addiction treatment services and maternity care, has partnered with Syracuse University’s Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health to present the Plan of Safe Care workshop. Subject experts will present the material via Zoom from noon to 1:30 p.m. on three dates during October: Wednesday, Oct.…

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Crouse Health Pioneers Single Incision Robotic Surgery with Acquisition of SP da Vinci Robot

Syracuse, NY – Crouse Health is the only hospital in Central New York to acquire the innovative da Vinci SP (Single Port) system, which provides surgeons with robotic-assisted technology designed for access to tissue in the body with greater precision and enhanced mobility. The da Vinci SP’s innovative design enables single port placement and optimal…

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Crouse Designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality Bariatric Surgery Facility

Crouse Health has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Bariatric Surgery Facility for treating individuals living with morbid, or extreme, obesity. Facilities are selected for consistently delivering evidence-based, safe care. “We are proud of our bariatric surgery program’s reputation throughout the region for excellence in weight-loss surgery,” says Seth Kronenberg, MD, Chief Operating Officer/Chief…

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State University of New York Upstate Medical University and Crouse Health System File COPA Application

Date of Posting: 7/13/2022 State University of New York Upstate Medical University and Crouse Health System File COPA Application A COPA (Certificate of Public Advantage) application has been submitted by State University of New York Upstate Medical University (“SUNY Upstate”) and Crouse Health System, Inc. (“Crouse”) (the “Parties”) in connection with an Asset Purchase Agreement…

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Two Crouse Employees Receive Joan Fernbach Kingson Award

Congratulations to Bridget Busia and Ryan Courtright, the recipients of the 2022 Joan Fernbach Kingson Award. Bridget, a Nursing Assistant on 6 South Irving, was nominated for her mentorship, friendly disposition and strong sense of teamwork. Her nomination said: “Bridget joined the unit in 2021, when the nursing assistant team was undergoing a lot of…

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Crouse Health Nationally Recognized for Its Commitment to Providing High-Quality Stroke Care

Crouse Health has received the American Heart/Stroke Association’s GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced disability. Crouse is the only area hospital to receive this award…

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Crouse to Host Two On-Site Recruitment Events

Crouse Health will host two in-person recruitment events for open positions this month. The first will be for careers in Addiction Treatment Services, at an on-site event at the Pomeroy Treatment Center, 2775 Erie Blvd. East, on Wednesday, June 8, from 1-4 p.m. Recruiters, hiring managers and team members will be available to talk to…

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Crouse Raises Awareness for Maternal Mental Health Month

Crouse Health is raising awareness for Maternal Mental Health Month by giving out purple hats to all babies born this May in our Kienzle Family Maternity Center. One in seven moms and one in 10 dads suffer from postpartum depression. As the Central New York leader in deliveries, with nearly 4,000 births annually, Crouse Health’s…

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Treatment Now Available at the Pomeroy Treatment Center at Crouse Health

Crouse Health now offers Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) treatment at the Pomeroy Treatment Center at 2775 Erie Blvd. E., Syracuse. TMS is an FDA-approved, non-invasive, outpatient treatment using magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression. This is typically used where other treatments for depression, such as anti-depressants, have…

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Crouse Hospital Receives New York State Obstetric Hemorrhage Project 2021 Quality Improvement Award

The New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) has awarded Crouse Health’s Kienzle Family Maternity Center with the New York State Obstetric Hemorrhage Project 2021 Quality Improvement Award. This award recognizes Crouse’s participation in the NYS Obstetric Hemorrhage Project and the dedicated work to meet the project’s goal of assessing at least 85% of patients on admission to…

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Upstate Medical University Seeks Approval to Acquire Crouse Health

Building on Collective Strengths: Two Respected Community Organizations Coming Together Crouse Health and SUNY Upstate Medical University jointly announced today their intention to bring the two healthcare systems together to enhance care delivery to Central New Yorkers. Under the proposed combination, Upstate Medical University will acquire the operations of Crouse Hospital, which will become part…

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Crouse Health Partners with Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Nuclear Medicine to offer Advanced Certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology

Crouse Health and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MSCPHS) School of Nuclear Medicine have partnered to provide local health professionals an opportunity to become a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist. Designed for students located in the Upstate New York region who hold an associate’s degree in medical imaging or a bachelor’s degree in…

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Crouse Health Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

Crouse Health has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. For the first time, Crouse has also received the Association’s Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll award. To qualify for…

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Innovative “Shockwave” Technology Gives New Hope to Crouse Health Patients with Heart Disease

Crouse Health is now offering patients with severely calcified coronary artery disease a new, minimally invasive treatment option that uses sonic pressure to safely break up calcium blockages that can reduce blood flow to the heart. The shockwave technology, also known as intravascular lithotripsy or IVL, enables physicians to fracture the calcium deposits using sonic pressure…

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Crouse Health Named Age-Friendly Health System

Crouse Health is one of just 37 New York State healthcare facilities — and the only one in Central New York —to be designated an Age-Friendly Health System by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) recently announced the hospitals, ambulatory practices, post-acute care facilities and federally qualified…

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NYS Attorney General visits Pomeroy Treatment Center at Crouse Health

State Attorney General Letitia James brought her statewide Heal New York tour to Syracuse Tuesday, delivering nearly $37 million to the region to combat the opioid epidemic. The nearly $1.5 billion being distributed statewide comes from different settlements negotiated by her office following the March 2019 lawsuit against manufacturers and distributors of the painkillers. James…

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Crouse Earns National Stroke Care Recognition

Crouse Health is one of just five hospitals in New York State — and the only one in the entire upstate New York region — to have received the American Heart Association’s GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally…

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Crouse Health Physician Viren Kaul, MD, Named 2021 NYACP Laureate Award Recipient

The New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NYACP) has selected Viren Kaul, MD, FACP, FCCP, a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician at Crouse Health, as a 2021 Laureate Award winner. The accolade is designed to honor those Fellows and Masters of the College who have demonstrated, by their example and conduct,…

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Crouse Health Named Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence

Stephen J. Thomas, MD, and Andrea Call, PharmD The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has named Crouse Health an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence. Crouse joins an elite group of designated institutions across the United States that are dedicated to raising standards that define excellence in the practice and implementation of antimicrobial stewardship, which…

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Crouse Health Marks Opening of New Addiction Treatment Center

>> Video: What ATS Means to Patients, Our Community >>  YourCare: Addiction Treatment Services – Special Edition >>  ATS Clothing Closet: Crouse Hospital Auxiliary Project Since 1963, Crouse Health has been helping individuals and families take back their lives and experience a fresh start, free from drugs and alcohol. Following a year of construction, Crouse…

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