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Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation to Host 40th Annual Golf Classic

The Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) Foundation has announced its 40th Annual Golf Classic will take place on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The annual event invites area golfers and sponsors to support the hospital’s mission of providing exceptional healthcare to the community. Proceeds from the Golf Classic will be used to renovate the Emergency Room …

Grover M. Hermann Hospital Named One of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the Country for a Second Year

National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Recognizes Grover M. Hermann Hospital

Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Grover M. Hermann Hospital in Callicoon, NY has been named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the country for Quality. This is the second year in a row that the Hospital has received this designation from the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Grover M. Hermann Hospital scored …

Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary to hold Annual Health, Children’s and Crafts Fair on Saturday, May 19

CRMC's Annual Health and Children's Fair

The Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary and Catskill Regional Medical Center are sponsoring the Annual Health, Children’s & Craft Fair at the Grover M. Hermann Hospital on Rt. 97 in Callicoon, NY on Saturday, May 19, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The fair will feature: Free health screenings Health information booths and presentations A …

Greater Hudson Valley Health System To Host Free Film Screening and Community Conversation About Combating Addiction in Our Communities

Reversing the Stigma

In honor of National Prevention Week from May 13 – 19, 2018, the Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Group and Orange Regional Medical Group, will host a film screening of “Reversing The Stigma” – real stories about combating addiction in New …

Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Skilled Nursing Unit & Adult Day Healthcare Program Offers a Free Community Health Fair

Adult Day Care Services in Sullivan County, New York.

Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Skilled Nursing Unit and Adult Day Healthcare Program will offer a free Heath Fair to the community in the Board Rooms of the Ambulatory Services Building located at 68 Harris-Bushville Road on Wednesday, May 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This event will offer door-prizes, raffle giveaways, free blood pressure …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Hosts Free ‘Look Good, Feel Better’ Program

Catskill Regional Medical Center

Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Care Services Department , in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, will host a free “Look Good, Feel Better” program on Tuesday, April 17 at 3:00 p.m. The program will be held at Catskill Regional Medical Center, located at 68 Harris-Bushville Road in Harris, New York, in the Laboratory conference …

New Providers Join Greater Hudson Valley Health System Medical Group

The Greater Hudson Valley Health System Medical Group is pleased to announce three new providers to its team: Brian W. Murphy, MD, Todd Jones, PA-C and Tess-Ann Brown, FNP-BC, MS, RN. Brian W. Murphy, MD – Palliative Care Dr. Murphy is a Palliative Care physician with Orange Regional Medical Group. He is Board-certified in Hospice …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Now Offers Video Electroencephalogram Services

Video EEG Monitoring scan testing the brain waves of a patient at Catskill Regional Medical Center.

Catskill Regional Medical Center is pleased to offer Video Electroencephalogram (VEEG) Services to adult inpatients. The VEEG Monitoring test is a specialized form of an electroencephalogram (EEG) test in which the inpatient is constantly monitored by video. This allows doctors to observe brainwave activity during the time a seizure is occurring. “This is a new service to our community,” …

Catskill Regional Medical Center RISE Program to Host 7th Annual RISE Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Event

7th Annual RISE Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

RISE, the Rape, Intervention, Services and Education Program at Catskill Regional Medical Center, announces its 7th Annual RISE Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® awareness and fundraising event. Part of an international campaign to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence, the event will be held on Thursday, April 26 at the Sullivan County Government …

Greater Hudson Valley Health System Accepts One of Only Seven World’s Most Ethical Company Awards Given to Non-Profit Healthcare Providers

Trish Manna, GHVHS Director of Compliance, Audit & HIPAA Privacy; Timothy Erblich, CEO of Ethisphere; Harriette Muir, GHVHS Compliance Audit Manager; Stephen Sugrue, GHVHS VP of Compliance, Audit & Real Estate; Scott Batulis, GHVHS President & CEO; Rolland Peacock, GHVHS Board of Directors Chair and Natasha Mele, Executive Assistant.

On March 13, representatives of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) proudly accepted one of only seven World’s Most Ethical Companies Awards, at the Ethisphere Honoree Gala held in New York City. The Greater Hudson Valley Health System, comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Group and Orange …

Catskill Regional Medical Group Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Catskill Regional Medical Group has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition

NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Catskill Regional Medical Group has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home standards emphasize the use …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Opens Pulmonary Function Testing Lab

Catskill Regional Medical Center announces the opening of its new Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) Lab at its hospital in Harris. This lab enables Catskill Regional’s team of Respiratory Therapists and Pulmonologists/Intensivists to continue to carry out the most advanced testing available. These tests are non-invasive and show how well the lungs are working. Pulmonary function …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Celebrates Certified Nurses Day

Certified Nurses Day

Catskill Regional Medical Center will celebrate Certified Nurses Day on March 19 by honoring its board certified nurses. Nurses will be recognized for their professionalism, leadership and commitment to excellence in patient care. “I commend our certified nurses for their commitment to their professional development and for providing exceptional patient care,” said Chief Nursing Officer, …

Heart-A-Thon Raises over $64,000 for Catskill Regional Medical Center

Catskill Regional Medical Center staff at the WSUL Heart-A-Thon.

On February 23, Catskill Regional Medical Center partnered with WSUL for the 40th Annual WSUL Heart-A-Thon in the Woodland Garden Café located at Catskill Regional Medical Center. WSUL broadcasted live from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The annual event raised more than $64,000. “We would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the community …

Catskill Regional Medical Center to provide Free Informational Sessions During Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and Catskill Regional Medical Center wants to remind the community of the importance and effectiveness of colon cancer screenings. On March 1, 2 and 5, Catskill Regional’s Cancer Services Program Leader, Priscilla Rennison, will be conducting free public education and targeted outreach sessions at the Sullivan County Government Center. …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Debuts New and Advanced CT Scanner

Leadership and staff cutting the ribbon at the Ribbon Cutting for the new CT Scanner at CRMC.

Hospital leadership, clinicians, board members and supporters gathered at Catskill Regional Medical Center recently to celebrate the addition of a new Computerized Tomography (CT) system. The SOMATOM Definition AS is a single source CT that can maximize clinical outcomes for patients while minimizing the radiation dose. This unique CT utilizes state-of-the-art technology to produce the …

Catskill Regional Medical Group Urgent Care Receives National Certification

Catskill Regional Medical Center Urgent Care located at 38 Concord Rd, in Monticello, New York has been awarded the Certified Urgent Care Center Category 2 designation by the Urgent Care Association of America as part of the 2018 Q1 term.

Becomes the only urgent care facility in Sullivan County certified by Urgent Care Association of America Catskill Regional Medical Group Urgent Care has received the Certified Urgent Care designation, distinguishing it as a Certified Urgent Care Category 2 facility. Opened in May of 2017, Catskill Regional Urgent Care is a state-of-the-art facility that provides access …

Catskill Regional Medical Group Now Offers Fluoride Tooth Varnishing for Children

Monticello Primary Care office dedicates Saturday, February 24, 8:30 a.m. to noon, for its fluoride tooth varnishing efforts. Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) Primary Care now offers fluoride tooth varnishing services to children at its three locations in Monticello, Livingston Manor and Callicoon. To help working parents, CRMG’s Monticello office at 38 Concord Road will dedicate …

Greater Hudson Valley Health System Named One of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies® By the Ethisphere Institute

2. Catskill Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System, one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies

Recognition honors those who operate with purpose and incorporate  integrity into their ecosystems. The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Group and Orange Regional Medical Group, and the Catskill Regional and Orange Regional Medical Center Foundations, has been recognized by the Ethisphere …

How Catskill Regional Medical Center Is Helping Seniors Continue To Live At Home

Adult Day Health Care program provides affordable, personalized alternative to nursing homes  Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) program is designed to keep individuals over age 50 living at home and in their communities safely. The ADHC program, provided at Catskill Regional in Harris, operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to …

Catskill Regional Medical Center to Host 40th Annual 98.3 WSUL Heart-A-Thon

Event proceeds to provide state-of-the-art cardiology training and patient care equipment. Catskill Regional Medical Center announces the 40th Annual 98.3 WSUL Heart-A-Thon, benefiting Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Cardio-Pulmonary Department. This year’s Heart-A-Thon will take place on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Woodland Garden Café, located on the Hospital’s …

Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader

Catskill Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the certification of its cardiac rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Catskill Regional was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life of our patients by enhancing standards of care. “Providing safe, high-quality care to our community is our …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Holds Healthy Food Drive to Support Local Families

Catskill Regional Medical Center, in partnership with Eat Smart New York – a Cornell Cooperative Extension program, is collecting healthy food donations from December 4 – 15, 2017. The Nourish Your Neighbor healthy food drive promotes local change that makes it easier for our neighbors living and working in Sullivan County to eat well. Food …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Holds Veterans Day Tribute and Permanent Employee Veterans Display Unveiled

Permanent employee Veterans display, entitled the “Hallway of Heroes,” on the first floor of the hospital.

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Catskill Regional Medical Center held a special tribute and unveiled a permanent employee Veterans display, entitled the “Hallway of Heroes,” on the first floor of the hospital. The display showcases Catskill Regional employees who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. Photos of veterans and their short …

Town of Fallsburg Lions Club Donates Funds to Catskill Regional Medical Center

At its annual dinner meeting on October 19, 2017, the Town of Fallsburg Lions Club Members Robert Kaplan, Nathan Steingart and Lions Club President, Steve Vegliante, presented Catskill Regional Medical Center CEO Jonathan Schiller (above) with a $3,000 donation to the hospital. The Town of Fallsburg Lions Club is a nonprofit organization that has been …

Orange Regional Medical Center and Catskill Regional Medical Center to Host Free Diabetes Education Event

Orange Regional Medical Center and Catskill Regional Medical Center will present a free and informative diabetes program, “Hello, Diabetes Calling”, on Saturday, November 18 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The seminar will take place at Orange Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Building, located at 707 East Main Street in Middletown. According to the American Diabetes …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

2017 Get with the Guidelines Silver Plus Award

American Heart Association Award recognizes commitment to quality stroke care Catskill Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based …

GHVHS Donates Medical Supplies to Hurricane Relief in Houston, Texas

The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center, donated several pallets of supplies to Houston, Texas for hurricane relief in conjunction with Liberty Rotary Club and Operation Endeavor. The donations, from each hospital, consisted of four pallets and included masks, gowns, decontamination covers, school supplies; …

Mikhail Itingen, DO Joins Catskill Regional Medical Group’s Orthopedics Department and the Orthopedic Surgical Team at Catskill Regional Medical Center

Mikhail Itingen, DO Orthopedic Surgeon at Catskill Regional Medical Group

Mikhail Itingen, DO, has joined Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) to provide orthopedic care at his Harris office. Dr. Mikhail Itingen will also perform surgery as part of the orthopedic surgery team at Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC). “Dr. Itingen is a tremendous addition to our team,” said Catskill Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Schiller. “Adding …

Becker’s Hospital Review Names Dr. Gerard Galarneau Among Top Physician Leaders to Know in 2017

Becker’s Hospital Review has named Dr. Gerard Galarneau in the 2017 edition of its Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems list. The list features hospital and health system presidents and CEOs who also hold medical degrees. These physicians have accomplished clinical careers, giving them unique insight into the healthcare industry. Dr. Galarneau is President …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Receives National Accreditation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

Catskill Regional Medical Center

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has given accreditation to the cancer program at Catskill Regional Medical Center. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed the CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain …

David Morcos, DO Joins Catskill Regional Medical Group’s Primary Care Department

David Morcos, MD

David Morcos, DO, has joined Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) to provide primary care at the Livingston Manor and Monticello offices. “The addition of Dr. Morcos to our team further enhances our mission to provide comprehensive clinical care to our patients,” said Catskill Regional Medical Group Director of Primary Care, Dr. Lauren Roman. About David …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Appoints Obstetrical Department Clinical Manager

Toni Duncan

Catskill Regional Medical Center recently appointed Antonia Duncan, RN, BS to the position of Obstetrical Department Clinical Manager. Mrs. Duncan has been with Catskill Regional Medical Center since 2011. After gaining valuable Medical Surgical experience, Mrs. Duncan found her nursing niche in the Obstetrical Department. In May 2016, Mrs. Duncan transferred to the Nursing Professional …

Rafik A. Elsabrout, MD joins Catskill Regional Medical Group

Rafik Elsabrout

Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) is pleased to announce the addition of Rafik A. Elsabrout, MD, general surgeon, to its Surgery Department. In addition to being part of CRMG, Dr. Elsabrout also performs general surgery at Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC). “We are very excited that Dr. Elsabrout has brought his skills and talent to …

Grover M. Hermann Hospital Named One of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the Country

Top 20 Critical Access Hospital for Quality

Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Grover M. Hermann Hospital in Callicoon, New York was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the country for Quality. Grover M. Hermann Hospital scored best among critical access hospitals on iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength Index™. The rankings were recently announced by the National Rural …

Catskill Regional Medical Center Named A Most Wired® Hospital

HealthCare's Most Wired Winner 2017

  Catskill Regional Medical Center has been nationally recognized as a Most Wired® Hospital for 2017 by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. Catskill Regional is one of only 36 hospitals across New York State to be awarded Most Wired® status. According to results of the 19th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released …

Greater Hudson Valley Health System Names Dr. Gerard Galarneau Medical Group President

Gerard Galarneau, MD

  The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional Medical Group and Orange Regional Medical Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerard Galarneau, MD to a new role as President of the GHVHS Medical Group. In addition, Dr. Galarneau will continue to …

Jonathan Schiller Named CEO of Catskill Regional Medical Center

Jonathan Schiller

The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Schiller to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC). He will assume the role on June 26 from current CRMC CEO Gerard Galarneau, …