In a slightly scary press release today, Adirondack Health says it’s taking precautions after a recent area outbreak of flu and flu-like illnesses by ” restricting visitors” to the Stafford New Life birthing center at Adirondack...
One of the North Country’s largest employers says it will cut 18 full time employees and cut the hours of another 15 full- and part-time staff.
The move at Adirondack Health follows on the heels of lay-off and cutbacks at other medical...
This statement was released Thursday by Adirondack Health CEO Chandler Ralph, whose hospitals, clinics and nursing homes provide healthcare to much of the Adirondack North Country:
“Today’s ruling from the Supreme Court affirms the...
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Yesterday–Thursday, July 21–Chandler Ralph, President and CEO of Adirondack Medical Center, announced the new name and brand for the institution and its services: Adirondack Health…Leading...
Lake Placid, NY, May 06, 2014 — The emergency room in Lake Placid, operated by Adirondack Health, will be the first in New York state to operate on a part-time basis, under a new plan approved by the New York State Department of Health.
The change from 24/7 care to a facility that will be staffed 15 hours each day was announced on Monday. Go to full article
Adirondack Health has proposed converting its around-the-clock emergency room in Lake Placid to a 12-hour urgent care center as a cost-cutting move. Photo: Mark Kurtz
Jun 25, 2013 — A bill that would have allowed Adirondack Health to run a part-time emergency room at its Lake Placid hospital didn't survive the end of the legislative session in Albany.
A Senate bill was approved Thursday night, but the Assembly version never made it to the floor for a vote before that chamber adjourned late Friday night.
The legislation had its critics, but supporters saw it as a possible compromise between a hospital looking to cut costs and a community wanting to keep its ER open. Go to full article
Adirondack Health CEO Chandler Ralph, center, at a public meeting May 1 on the proposed conversion of the Adirondack Medical Center-Lake Placid emergency room to an urgent care center, held at Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Stan Urban, left, is chair of Adirondack Health's Board of Trustees; to the right is Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Broderick. Photo: Chris Knight via Adirondack Daily Enterprise
May 08, 2013 — Adirondack Health will host the second of two public meetings tonight on a controversial plan to convert the emergency room at its Lake Placid hospital to an urgent care center.
At the first meeting last week, representatives of the Saranac Lake-based hospital faced a hostile crowd. Many people said the change would leave the community vulnerable and put a strain on the emergency medical service system. Adirondack health officials say a decision could come at the end of the month. Go to full article