Jun 03, 2013 — Last month, North Country Public Radio launched an ongoing series where we're talking in-depth with some of the region's health care leaders.
This is a time of huge transition for the industry -- and huge pressure on rural hospitals, nursing homes, home-health programs and ambulance squads.
That's meant some big changes, including a decision last year by CVPH Hospital and the Elizabethtown Community Hospital to join an umbrella company headed by Fletcher Allen Hospital in Burlington, Vermont.
Stephens Mundy is CEO of CVPH and serves as executive vice president for Northern New York for the new organization called Fletcher Allen Partners. He sat down last week with Brian Mann. Go to full article
NY Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines (Source: Brian Mann)
Jan 30, 2009 — Earlier this month, we reported on a new pilot program aimed at reforming healthcare in the North Country. A consortium of hospitals, doctors and state officials hope to make medical care better and more affordable by focusing on primary and preventative care. More details of the "Adirondack Medical Home" pilot project were unveiled at a press conference yesterday in Plattsburgh. In this first of a two-part report, Brian Mann looks at some of the problems that these reforms are meant to fix. Go to full article
Jan 05, 2004 — The staff at CVPH Medical Center is looking at ways to reduce the time people spend in the hospital to help free up beds for new patients coming into the facility. It's a trend being seen at hospitals nationwide. Jody Tosti has more. Go to full article