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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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Crouse Health Receives New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) 2020 Enteral Nutrition Quality Improvement Award

The New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) has awarded Crouse Health’s Kienzle Family Maternity Center with the Enteral Nutrition Improvement Project 2020 Quality Improvement Award. This award recognizes Crouse’s participation in the project and the dedicated work to support optimization of early enteral nutrition and minimization of postnatal growth restriction in newborns of less…

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Minnie Yao, RN, Receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Congratulations to our latest DAISY Award recipient, Minnie Yao, RN, from our 5 South Irving Unit. Minnie was nominated by a patient who noted her passion and empathy for her work, patients and profession. “Minnie goes above and beyond her assigned duties,” the nomination read. “Even when she was not assigned as my nurse, she…

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Wound/Ostomy Nurse Receives DAISY Award

Patricia Stewart, RN, from our Wound/Ostomy team, is the latest recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Patricia was nominated by a patient who felt that Patricia acted as an advocate and “exceptional support” during a difficult time. The patient wrote: “Even though I was not ready to see or hear about my ostomy…

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Crouse Medical Imaging Installs the Latest in Digital Radiography Technology

Crouse Health’s Medical Imaging team has completed a strategic initiative to update 100% of its diagnostic x-ray equipment to the most advanced technology available, known as digital radiography (DR). The hospital’s Diagnostic X-ray Department and Crouse Medical Imaging are now comprised of Philips DigitalDiagnost C90 VS equipment. DR allows X-ray images to be captured directly…

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American College of Emergency Physicians Recognizes Crouse Health’s Emergency Department for Improving Outcomes of Sepsis and Stroke Care

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has recognized Crouse Health’s Pomeroy Emergency Services Department in its Emergency Quality Network (E-QUAL) Honor Roll for leading the way for how the nation cares for emergency services patients. Crouse’s emergency services team was recognized for improving outcomes for sepsis patients and for high performance in acute stroke…

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Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Awards $125,000 to Crouse Health for Addiction Treatment Services

Grant to help expand treatment services to individuals with substance use disorder to support recovery journey.

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Crouse Medical Practice Neurosurgery Moves to New Location in New Hartford

Crouse Medical Practice Neurosurgery has moved to a new location to expand its services for Utica-area patients. The new office is located at 555 French Rd., Building 2 – Suite 102, in New Hartford. “We are pleased to continue to serve the needs of neurosurgery patients in the Utica area at our new location,” says…

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Crouse Health Expands Laboratory Service with New Camillus Location

Internist Associates of CNY Clinical Laboratory, affiliated with Crouse Health, has expanded its lab services in Central New York with a fifth location, now open in Camillus. The lab is located at 5417 West Genesee St. (corner of Knowell Rd.), located within the same office suite as Crouse Medical Practice. The lab’s hours are Monday…

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Regional Hospitals Collaborate for World Stroke Day

Crouse Health, Mohawk Valley Health System, Samaritan Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Health, and Upstate University Hospital have joined forces to raise awareness of the signs of stroke and when to seek help in recognition of World Stroke Day, Oct. 29. The five hospitals—all members of the CNY Regional Stroke Advisory Council—have collaborated in the creation…

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DAISY Award for Team and Team Leader

The DAISY Award is a way to honor a nurse each month for extraordinary care. At Crouse, DAISY Award recipients personify Carepassion and the patient experience. Once a year, we also honor a nursing team and nurse leader who exemplify the Crouse mission, vision and values and are role models of collaboration and teamwork. For…

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Crouse Health Earns National Stroke and Heart Failure Achievement Awards

Crouse Health has earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke ‘Gold Plus’ Quality Achievement Award and the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure ‘Gold Plus’ Quality Achievement Award. Crouse is the only Central New York hospital to be awarded the Honor Role Elite Plus designation for stroke care.…

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Juli and Juli Boeheim Foundation Awards Grant to Crouse

Crouse Health Foundation has received a grant of $10,000 from the Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation to help support some of the costs of keeping areas safe and protected from COVID-19, specifically in the hospital’s Kienzle Family Maternity Center and Baker Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Increased costs during the pandemic include providing personal protective…

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American College of Emergency Physicians Recognizes Crouse Health’s Emergency Department for Improving Outcomes of Opioids, Sepsis and Chest Pain

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has recognized Crouse Health’s Pomeroy Emergency Services Department in its Emergency Quality Network (E-QUAL) Honor Roll for leading the way for how the nation cares for emergency services patients. Just 192 emergency departments across the United States — out of 5,200 — were named to the 2019 E-QUAL…

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Red Cross Blood Drives in Central New York During Summer 2020

Each year, Crouse Health hosts four quarterly American Red Cross blood drives at the hospital to increase blood product supplies for our community members who may need blood. At this time, during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to host drives at the hospital. Instead, we are encouraging Central New Yorkers to continue to donate…

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Crouse has Resumed Outpatient Elective Surgeries and Procedures

On Thursday, May 7, Crouse Health resumed outpatient elective surgeries and procedures following criteria set by Executive Order 202.10 issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Crouse had temporarily halted elective procedures on March 17 — days ahead of a state mandate calling for cancellation — for the safety of patients, staff and visitors and to create…

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Suburban Propane Partners, LP, Announces COVID-19 Charitable Initiative with Chick-fil-A Cicero for Crouse Health

Whippany, NJ – April 27, 2020 – Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SPH), a nationwide distributor of propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity, today announced a charitable initiative with Chick-fil-A Cicero in the Greater Syracuse, NY, area to deliver 1,250 complete meals, enough to…

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Crouse Health Requests Mobile Devices to Connect Patients with Families

Please donate your new or used technology devices to help our patients communicate with their loved ones. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the state mandated visitation restrictions, Crouse Health has a significant number of patients who are not allowed visitors at this time. We also have Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) families, living both locally and…

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Crouse NICU Nurse Receives DAISY Award

Having a baby should be a joyous experience for a parent, but it can become stressful and scary if your baby is born early and has to spend time in the NICU. That was the case for one mom, whose son was born at Crouse at 37 weeks and 6 days. He has a severe…

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