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Garnet Health announces a new name for the growing health system

The Garnet Health has approved a new name for the health system which is the corporate parent of Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Doctors, Orange Regional Medical Group, and the Garnet Health Foundation.  The new system name is Garnet Health. Scott Batulis, President & CEO said, “As a …

Family of Mary May Schmidt Donates Funds to Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills

The husband and family of Mary May Schmidt graciously donated funding in her memory and in honor of the caring and compassionate nurses in Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Oncology and Infusion Center. “We are very grateful to Mr. Schmidt for his generous donation, made in memory of his late wife, Mary May Schmidt, …

Grover M. Hermann Hospital Receives 2018 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® for Patient Experience in the Emergency Department

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills is proud to announce that the Grover M. Hermann Hospital has been named a 2018 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner for Patient Experience in the Emergency Department by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing healthcare organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance …

Garnet Health Receives 2018 Gold Level Baldridge PiPEx Award

The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Orange Regional Medical Group, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills, has been awarded the 2018 Gold Award for Achievement of Excellence by Partners in Performance Excellence (PiPEx). PiPEx provides organizations across Massachusetts, New York, …

Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary Honors Dorothy Schlegel for Service

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary recently honored Dorothy “Dottie” Schlegel for her years of service as President from 2007 to 2018. Under her leadership, the Auxiliary worked closely with Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer Roland “Boomer” Bojo to assist the hospital in several expansions, …

BOCES Health Occupations Program Offered at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills has partnered with Sullivan BOCES to launch a Career & Technical Education Health Occupations Suite at its Harris Campus. At the ribbon cutting ceremony, Jonathan Schiller, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Chief Operating Officer, welcomed elected officials, educators, and students, and discussed the importance of providing local training …

Garnet Health Medical Center and Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills to Host Free Diabetes Education Event

Diet Plan

The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center and Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, will present a free and informative diabetes program “Relax, Refocus, Refresh ” on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Garnet Health Medical Center’s Conference Center, at 707 East Main Street, Middletown. Space is limited …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Nationally Rated Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy Outcomes

Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy Outcomes 2019

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills is 5-star rated for Appendectomy outcomes according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals and the first third party organization to objectively rate hospital quality with a focus strictly on clinical outcomes. This achievement is part of new findings …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Provides Free Information Session on Pre-Diabetes and a New Free Diabetes Prevention Program

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills will provide a FREE information session on pre-diabetes risk and diabetes prevention from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018. The information sessions will take place at Garnet Health Doctors’s Monticello Office located at 38 Concord Road, in Monticello, NY. The information session is for the …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Holds Dedication Ceremony for the Addition of CuddleCot™ to its Birthing Center

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills recently held a dedication ceremony for the addition of a CuddleCot™ to its Birthing Center. For parents, parting with a stillborn baby is the first part of what can be a long and difficult grieving process. The CuddleCot™ device aims to make that journey a little easier. The CuddleCot™ is …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Supports Sullivan County Workplace Wellness Summit

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills is proud to announce the upcoming Sullivan County Workplace Wellness Summit being held on Friday, October 26, at 5 New Hope Community Drive located in Loch Sheldrake, NY. The program will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for our Workplace Wellness Summit This one-day training …

Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills Holds Garden Enhancement Fundraiser

Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills Facilities employee, Mike Ottino, was honored for nearly 40 years of service to CRMC, including maintenance of the Woodland Wildlings Garden, by Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Schiller and Wellness Coordinator Rebecca Quicksell.

The Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills held a fundraising event for the enhancement the Woodland Wildlings Garden on September 13, 2018 at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, in Harris NY. Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Schiller helped kick off the fundraiser by announcing his personal contribution of $5,000. “Charity …

Garnet Health Offers Health Records on iPhone

The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Orange Regional Medical Group, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills, today supports Health Records on iPhone, which brings together hospitals, clinics and the existing Apple Health app to make it easy for patients to see their available medical data from multiple providers whenever they …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Provides Free Pre-Diabetes Risk Assessments

Partners with Sullivan 180 to provide screenings as part of ongoing diabetes prevention program Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills will provide FREE pre-diabetes risk assessments at the Sullivan 180 Healthy Living Festival on September 23, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The festival will be held on the campus of SUNY Sullivan in Loch …

Dumisa Adams, MD Joins Garnet Health Doctors to Lead Gynecology Department

Dumisa Adams, MD, has joined Garnet Health Doctors to lead its Gynecology Department. She will see patients at the Monticello Office and will perform inpatient gynecological procedures at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills. In addition to its Monticello office, Garnet Health Doctors also has locations in Callicoon, Harris and Livingston Manor. “The addition of …

Eight Garnet Health Doctors Physicians Recognized as “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly

Eight physicians from the Garnet Health Doctors have been selected as 2018 Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors.” “I am proud that so many of our physicians were included in this prestigious list. It reflects the high quality of patient care provided at Orange Regional Medical Group and Garnet Health Doctors,” said Dr. Gerard Galarneau, President, Garnet …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Appoints Clinical Director of Medical Surgical Services

Ashley Miller

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills recently appointed Ashley Miller as Clinical Director of Medical Surgical services. Ms. Miller oversees the 2 West and 5 East medical surgical units at the Harris Campus. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Wilkes University and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree in Nursing Administration from Pennsylvania State …

Garnet Health Announces Chief Financial Officer

The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Orange Regional Medical Group, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills, is pleased to announce James P. Grigg as the System’s new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Grigg has been Garnet Health’s Interim Chief Financial Officer …

New Providers Join Garnet Health Doctors

The Garnet Health Doctors is pleased to announce three new providers to its team: Mitul Patel, MD – Cardiology Dr. Patel received his Medical Degree from the Medical University of Lublin in Lublin, Poland. Dr. Patel completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Mercy Hospital St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his Fellowship Training …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Receives National Accreditation From DNV GL

Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills has a national accreditation from DNV – GL Healthcare,

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills is pleased to announce it was issued full accreditation by DNV Healthcare Inc. / NIAHO® under deeming authority from CMS. By earning accreditation, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare …

7th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Event Raises Funds and Awareness for RISE of Sullivan County

7th Annual RISE Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

The 7th Annual RISE Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event took place at the Sullivan County Government Center in Monticello and raised funds for Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ RISE Program – Rape, Intervention, Services & Education of Sullivan County. The event is a locally organized offshoot of the International Men’s March to …

Garnet Health To Host Film Screening and Community Conversation about Combating Addiction in New York State

film screening of “Reversing The Stigma”

The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Doctors and Orange Regional Medical Group, in conjunction with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, will host a film screening of “Reversing The Stigma” – real stories about combatting addiction in New York …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Hosts Latch-On in the Garden Event Supporting National Breastfeeding Month

Latch on in the Garden for Breastfeeding awareness month.

August is National Breastfeeding Month! Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills in collaboration with the Sullivan County Breastfeeding Coalition are inviting nursing mothers to come together on Thursday, August 2, at 11:00 a.m. for the Latch-On in the Garden event. The gathering will be held in the Woodland Wildlings Garden, which is located behind Garnet …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

American Heart Association Award recognizes Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ commitment to quality stroke care Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according …

Garnet Health Doctors Adds Gastroenterology to its Growing Services

Garnet Health Doctors now offers Gastroenterology services as part of its specialty care. The Gastroenterology Department at Garnet Health Doctors led by Kasim Kazbay, MD has physicians and healthcare providers who are trained to investigate the digestive system and diagnose its disorders. Gastroenterologists perform a number of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including colonoscopy, endoscopy, endoscopic …

Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills to Host 40th Annual Golf Classic

The Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills 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 …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ R.I.S.E. Program Seeks Volunteers

7th Annual RISE Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

The R.I.S.E. – Rape Intervention Services and Education Program at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills is seeking volunteers. Volunteer training starts on Monday, June 25, 2018 from 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. “We welcome anyone who has a few hours a month to dedicate,” said RISE Program Manager Debbie O’Malley. “We are looking for creative self-starters …

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

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ 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 …

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 Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills 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 …

Garnet Health 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 Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Doctors and Orange Regional Medical Group, will host a film screening of “Reversing The Stigma” – real stories about combating addiction in New York State The …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Skilled Nursing Unit & Adult Day Healthcare Program Offers a Free Community Health Fair

Adult Day Care Services in Sullivan County, New York.

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ 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 …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Hosts Free ‘Look Good, Feel Better’ Program

Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ 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 Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, located at 68 Harris-Bushville Road in Harris, New York, …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Now Offers Video Electroencephalogram Services

Video EEG Monitoring scan testing the brain waves of a patient at Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills.

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills 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 …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills 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 Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, 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 …

Garnet Health 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 Garnet Health proudly accepted one of only seven World’s Most Ethical Companies Awards, at the Ethisphere Honoree Gala held in New York City. The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Doctors and Orange Regional Medical Group, has been recognized …

Garnet Health Doctors Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Garnet Health Doctors 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 Garnet Health Doctors 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 of …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Opens Pulmonary Function Testing Lab

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills announces the opening of its new Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) Lab at its hospital in Harris. This lab enables Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ 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 …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Celebrates Certified Nurses Day

Certified Nurses Day

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills 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 …

Heart-A-Thon Raises over $64,000 for Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills

Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills staff at the WSUL Heart-A-Thon.

On February 23, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills partnered with WSUL for the 40th Annual WSUL Heart-A-Thon in the Woodland Garden Café located at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills. 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 …