Training May Help Patients Challenged by High Drug Costs
University of Rochester Medical Center research suggests that a modest training session for doctors and their office staffs might encourage them to discuss drug costs with patients, potentially making it a routine and effective way to help assure patients are getting and taking their medications appropriately. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - May 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

New Multi-Institutional Partnership to Focus on Stroke Rehabilitation
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Burke Neurological Institute, and Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Empire State Development Corporation to speed the development of ground-breaking neurological treatments for those disabled from stroke. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - May 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Honors Physician and Advanced Practice Provider of the Year
Highland Hospital is honoring Ashish Boghani, M.D., FACP, FHM, as Physician of the Year, and Jessica Mahoney PA-C, as Advanced Practice Provider (APP) of the Year. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - May 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester Medical Center Join Forces to Launch Eastman Performing Arts Medicine
The Eastman School of Music and University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have unveiled a collaboration that ’s laying a foundation for clinicians, artists and researchers to innovate connections between health and the arts. The new initiative, Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM), unifies and expands existing clinical services, arts integration and research to transform arts-related health care deliv ery and scientific understanding of the interactions between the arts and health. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - May 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

8th Annual ‘Strollin’ for the Colon’ to Benefit Cancer Education, Research
UR Medicine ’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will sponsor the 8th annual Strollin’ for the Colon 5K Walk/Run at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Geneseo’s Village Park. Strollin’ for the Colon is a non-profit organization that promotes awareness of the life-saving benefits of screening and ra ises funds for research and education. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine Orthopaedics' New Victor Location Opens April 29
UR Medicine Orthopaedics and Thompson Health are partnering to deliver expansive orthopaedic and physical therapy services at a new office in Victor that opens April 29. The all-new, 21,000 square foot outpatient site will provide patients in Victor, Canandaigua and the Finger Lakes more convenient access to a wide range of orthopaedic services from Rochester-based specialists, as well as physical therapy and rehabilitation provided by Thompson Health experts. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 23, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Paul Levy to Step Down after Transformative Decade as Chair of Medicine
During his 10 years as Charles A. Dewey Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Paul Levy, M.D., has guided his faculty through the advent of electronic medical records, the implementation of a new compensation plan, the growth of regional and population health models of care and a host of other changes. Now it ’s time for one more change—one that he’ll preside over with the same steady leadership as all the others. Levy will step down as chair after his successor is found. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

URMC Celebrates a Decade of Community Health Improvement with Satcher Awards
Two University of Rochester Medical Center faculty members were recognized today for their contributions to community health in the Greater Rochester region at the 10th annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 19, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Norton Chosen to Lead SON Research Mission
Sally Norton, a nationally recognized expert in palliative care research, has been named the new associate dean for research at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Receives $1 Million Donation from the LeFrois Family
Highland Hospital is receiving a $1 million donation from the LeFrois family for its private bed modernization project. The generous donation was announced Saturday at the 13th Annual Highland Hospital Gala at the Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Researcher Earns $1 Million Grant to Lead Statewide LGBT Cultural Competency Training
The New York State Department of Health ’s AIDS Institute has awarded Brooke Levandowski, PhD, MPA of the UR Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology a five-year, $1 million grant for LGBT-Health, a program to provide cultural competency training to organizations across the state that provide health care and human services to th e LGBT community. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Study Examines Threshold of Home Health Care Services to Avoid Re-Hospitalization
An average of one to two home health physical therapy sessions per week can help lower the risk of re-hospitalization by up to 82 percent in older adults during a 60-day period, according to research findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 9, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Rochester River Run 5K Raises Much-Needed Funds for Transplant Patients at Strong
The Rochester River Run/Walk 5K —scheduled for Sunday, April 7 at Genesee Valley Park—is raising funds in support of patients who are awaiting or recovering from organ transplant surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

URMC to Lead $7M Study on Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder
The University of Rochester will be the coordinating site for a $7 million Department of Defense-funded study of early intervention for autism spectrum disorder, to evaluate which approaches can best help affected children and their families. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital ’s 13th Annual Gala is April 6
Highland Hospital ’s 2019 Gala will be held Saturday, April 6 at 6 p.m. at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Funds raised through the gala will support Highland’s private bed modernization project. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Listening to Family Stories Helps Cancer Researchers Identify Gaps in Care
Families of cancer patients described three distinct experiences — “We Pretty Much Knew,” “Beating the Odds,” and “Left to Die” — in the final weeks of their loved one’s life. Wilmot Cancer Institute researchers gathered these valuable perspectives, identified the problems, and plan to use the data for improving care at this difficult and emotio nally charged time. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

New Study Reshapes Understanding of How the Brain Recovers from Injury
Each year, approximately 265,000 Americans have a stroke that causes visual impairment. New research, which appears in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, sheds light on how the damage in the brain caused by a stroke can lead to permanent vision impairment. The findings could provide researchers with a blueprint to better identify which areas of vision are recoverable, facilitating the development of more effective interventions to encourage vision recovery. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

URMC Recognized by American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer
URMC is only the sixth institution in the country and the only one in New York and the Northeast to receive this accreditation so far. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Leaders of 1199SEIU, URMC Urge Restoration of Cuts to Teaching Hospitals
Leaders of the 1199SEIU Healthcare Workers East, which represents nearly 1,500 employees at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), will join the medical center ’s CEO in urging state leaders to restore a proposed budget cut that would cost URMC $4.1 million next year. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Match Day Ceremony Informs UR Medical Students Where They Will Head for Residency Training
Nearly 100 soon-to-be physicians from the UR School of Medicine and Dentistry got the results Friday of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), which matches the preference of students with the preferences of residency programs. The annual Match Day ceremony is the culmination of four years of medical school and reveals where students will be going to begin their careers in medicine. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medical Students Preparing to Meet their Match
Fourth-year medical students here and around the country will find out Friday where they will spend the next several years in training for their first jobs as physicians. At noon on March 15, during an emotion-filled Match Day event coordinated by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), approximately 100 students from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry will simultaneously open sealed envelopes to learn where they ’re headed for their residencies. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Offers Implantable Device as Cutting Edge Treatment for Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Highland Hospital is now the first hospital in the Rochester region to offer an implantable device called a hypoglossal nerve stimulator (Inspire ®) as a treatment for patients who suffer from moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Dyson Day Lecture Lecture to Unveil Results of Literacy Program in RCSD
Students in the Rochester City School District enrolled in a new literacy program showed twice as much progress as their peers, according to a recent study by Carol St. George, Ed.D., associate professor and director of the literacy education program at the University of Rochester ’s Warner School. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Fitness Trackers Keep Cancer Survivors on the Move
A new study shows that activity trackers such as pedometers and smartphone apps are linked to improved step counts and exercise engagement for cancer survivors. The devices have the appeal of being convenient, home-based, and unsupervised, and they may help with accuracy of exercise logs and in some cases can serve as a communications tool for healthcare teams. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

New Study Links Electronic Cigarettes and Wheezing in Adults
People who vaped were nearly twice as likely to experience wheezing compared to people who didn ’t regularly use tobacco products, according to a study published in the journal Tobacco Control. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Not All Sleep is Equal When It Comes to Cleaning the Brain
New research shows how the depth of sleep can impact our brain ’s ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins. Because sleep often becomes increasingly lighter and more disrupted as we become older, the study reinforces and potentially explains the links between aging, sleep deprivation, and heightened risk for Alzheimer’s disease. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Soybean Oil or Fish Oil? This Study ’s Result Surprised Wilmot Cancer Researchers
Investigators discovered, unexpectedly, that soybean oil was better than fish oil for reducing cancer-related fatigue in breast cancer survivors. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Opens New Highland Women ’s Health Practice Location
Highland Hospital is proud to announce the opening of a new Highland Women ’s Health practice, located at 800 Ayrault Rd., Suite 100 inside the Perinton Medical Center. An open house celebration will be held for the general public on March 13 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Grant Marks Two Decades of NIH Support for Muscular Dystrophy Research
The University of Rochester Medical Center has received $8 million from the National Institutes of Health to support pioneering research on muscular dystrophy. The grant, which is a renewal of URMC ’s Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center, will fund ongoing work to investigate the genetic mechanisms and progression of this complex multi-system disease, research that has led scientists to the threshold of potential new therapies for myotonic dystrophy. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Strong Memorial Ranked Among Top Centers for Heart Pumps, Survival
Frank Rosinski ’s heart stopped three times and doctors were able to revive him. Doctors immediately transferred the Greece man to Strong Memorial Hospital for heart failure care by Upstate New York’s largest and most experienced team. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Imaging Sciences Department Develops Radiology Training Program for Future Zambian Doctors
The University of Rochester employs about 80 radiologists; the country of Zambia has one. A collaboration between Michael Potchen, M.D., professor in the Department of Imaging Sciences, URMC Imaging residents, and the Zambian Ministry of Health aims to address this disparity by training Zambian medical school graduates in radiology. This endeavor is unique in that, while Potchen is the attending physician overseeing the project, URMC Imaging residents are actually running the program. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

URMC Designated as a Duchenne Care Center
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing care and research for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has named the University of Rochester Medical Center a Certified Duchenne Care Center. This program of leading centers, created in 2014 by PPMD, reviews and recognizes clinics nationwide for their outstanding neuromuscular programs. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Puerto Rican Children with Asthma Less Likely to Use Inhalers than Mexican American Children
Puerto Rican children were more likely to have poor or decreasing use of inhaled medication needed to control their asthma than Mexican American children, according to a new study by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 9, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine, Community Pediatricians Team Up to Encourage Vaccinations
In the wake of the measles cases that have arisen in the Rochester area over the past several weeks, pediatricians throughout the region have collaborated on a video in the hopes of spreading awareness about the benefits of vaccination. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Medical Students to Host Immigrant and Migrant Worker Conference Feb. 23
Students from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry will shed light on social and health issues facing immigrant and migrant farmworkers at the “Im/migrant Worker Conference: Health Care Barriers and Solutions,” on Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the School’s Sarah Flaum Atrium. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR, China Announce Creation of Suicide Prevention Center in Shenzhen
The University of Rochester and Shenzhen Kangning Hospital in China will collaborate to develop the Shenzhen-Rochester Collaborating Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Watch for Wilmot during 2019 Super Bowl
UR Medicine ’s Wilmot Cancer Institute will be featured in a commercial that will air during the 2019 Super Bowl, which starts at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3. The ad highlights several key facts about Wilmot that benefit patients and the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. It is expected to air before/during h alf-time. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

ABCD Study Completes Enrollment, Already Making Impact on Community
More than 300 Rochester-area children are participating in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). The federally funded project officially completed enrollment last month with 11,874 total children, ages nine and 10, participating nationwide. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine Implements Flu Restrictions to Help Stop Spread
With influenza now prevalent in our community, UR Medicine is taking the following steps to help limit the spread and best protect patients and staff at Strong Memorial Hospital, Highland Hospital, Golisano Children ’s Hospital, and Wilmot Cancer Center: (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

2018 URMC Board Excellence Awards Honor Inspiring Individuals, Teams
Thirteen individuals and four teams were honored by the University of Rochester Medical Center Board for excellence in their roles and the superior care given to their patients and colleagues each day. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 24, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Rochester, Syracuse Health Systems Form Venture to Focus on Population Health
Extending prior strategic partnerships, and following more than 18 months of development work, leaders of St. Joseph ’s Health in Syracuse, N.Y., and the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) today announced formation of a new organization to work with health systems across the state. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 24, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine A Leader in Stroke Prevention with Less Invasive Technique
UR Medicine is helping prevent life-threatening strokes with a minimally invasive technique to open blocked carotid arteries. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 23, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

FLDRN Sees Organ Donation Impact Reach All-Time High in 2018
Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network coordinated more organ donations and life-saving transplants in 2018 than any other year in the organization ’s 32-year history. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Breastmilk Sugars Differ in Pregnant Women on Probiotics
The complex sugars found in human breastmilk, long believed to be fixed in their composition, may change in women who are taking probiotics. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Growing Number of Nurse Practitioners Providing Primary Care Offsetting Physician Shortages in Underserved Communities
A growing number of nurse practitioners are providing primary care in low-income and rural areas where physician supply is low, according to findings from a study led by University of Rochester School of Nursing researchers. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Area Residents to Get Online Access to Health-Care Providers ’ Visit Notes
Hundreds of thousands of area residents will soon have fast, secure online access to the office-visit notes written by their health-care providers, through a collaborative initiative between UR Medicine and Rochester Regional Health. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Julie Riccio, M.D., Appointed Highland Hospital Chief of Pediatric Medicine
Julie Riccio, M.D., has been appointed as the new Chief of Pediatric Medicine at Highland Hospital. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 9, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR School of Nursing Offering Full Tuition Coverage to UR Employees for Select Programs
The University of Rochester School of Nursing announced a new pilot program supporting the ongoing education of University of Rochester employees.The UR School of Nursing Tuition Grant will supplement the University ’s existing employee tuition benefits to cover the full cost of tuition for UR employees who apply and enroll as new students in select degree programs between the spring 2019 and summer 2020 semesters. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Whether You Feel 73 or 37, Age Perception Alone Does Not Spur Treatment Decisions
One 80-year-old patient told Wilmot Cancer Institute investigators that he felt 20. A 74-year-old who felt like he was 40 had a goal of outliving his 90-year-old father. But for these vibrant older adults, age was only one of the complex factors influencing their decisions to receive chemotherapy, a study found. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Becomes First Hospital in Upstate New York to Receive Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation
Highland Hospital ’s Emergency Department is the first in upstate New York to receive the silver standard - Level 2 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA), which recognizes emergency departments that provide excellent care for older adults. The designation is granted by The American College of Emergenc y Physicians (ACEP), with support from The Gary and Mary West Health Institute and John A. Hartford Foundation. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 17, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news