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Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Offers Free ‘Freedom from Smoking’ Workshop

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Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Community Health Department and Sullivan County Public Health, in conjunction with New Hope Community, will host a 7-week, 8 session ‘Freedom from Smoking’ Workshop from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The sessions will begin on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, and end on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, with one additional …

Providers Promoted Within the Garnet Health Doctors

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The Garnet Health Doctors is pleased to announce the following promotions: Aamir Gilani, MD, MPH, FCCP (Pulmonary/Critical Care) has been promoted to Medical Director for Medical Specialties, Garnet Health Doctors. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Gilani will oversee the Specialty Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers within the Garnet Health Doctors (Garnet Health). These …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills to Host Free Aromatherapy and Reiki Introductory Workshop

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Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills is pleased to offer an Aromatherapy and Reiki Introductory Workshop. The class will take place on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Community Health Education Center (located in the RISE Building behind the main hospital) at 68 Harris-Bushville Road, Harris NY. The workshop is …

Grover M. Hermann Hospital Receives Guardian of Excellence Award® For A Second Year

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Grover M. Hermann Hospital has received Press Ganey’s Guardian of Excellence Award® for Patient Experience in its Emergency Department for the second consecutive year. The Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized honor bestowed upon top-performing healthcare organizations who consistently sustain performance in the top 5% of all Press …

US News & World Report Names Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Among Best Hospitals in New York State for treatment of Heart Failure

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2019-20 in Heart Failure care by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. “This prestigious ranking from U.S. News & World Report measure how …

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 4, at 5 New Hope Community Drive located in Loch Sheldrake, NY. “Sullivan County and its leaders remain committed to improving the health and well-being of its employees and residents,” said Garnet Health …

Garnet Health Announces Behavioral Health Services Director of Social Work

The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Orange Regional Medical Group, Garnet Health Doctors, and Garnet Health Foundation, is pleased to announce Beth Sciortino, LCSW as Behavioral Health Services Director of Social Work for the Garnet Health. Ms. Sciortino has over 13 years of experience working in …

Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills Hosts Garden Enhancement Fundraiser

Jodi Goodman, CRMC Director of Patient Experience, Marie Kohl, CRMC Director of Development, Shirley Hornbeck, CRMC Auxiliary President and long-time volunteer who was honored for her service, including maintenance of the Woodland Wildlings Garden, and Jonathan Schiller, CRMC Chief Executive Officer.

The Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills held a fundraising event for the enhancement the Woodland Wildlings Garden on September 5, 2019 at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, in Harris NY. “The Woodland Wildlings Restoration Fund has been established to make the garden more accessible and a destination for health and renewal,” said Chief Executive …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills to Offer Free Mental Health First Aid Course

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills will host a two-day free Mental Health First Aid Course. The course will take place on September 23 and September 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Community Health Education Center located at 68 Harris Bushville Road, in Harris, NY. Mental Health …

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

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Eight physicians from the Garnet Health Doctors were selected as 2019 Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors.” “This prestigious list of talented physicians reflects the high quality of patient care provided at Orange Regional Medical Group and Garnet Health Doctors,” said Dr. Gerard Galarneau, President, Garnet Health Doctors. “We thank them for their commitment to the health …

New Providers Join Garnet Health Doctors

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The Garnet Health Doctors is pleased to announce the following new providers to its team: Zacharias Chasin, MD (Primary Care) obtained his medical degree from Ross University in Portsmouth, Dominica. He completed his Residency as Chief Resident in Family Medicine through the Institute for Family Health located in Kingston, NY. He received his Bachelor’s degree …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Provides Free Diabetes Prevention Program

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills will offer a free 12-month diabetes prevention program beginning September 12, 2019. Meetings will take place on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Community Health Education Center at 68 Harris-Bushville Road in Harris, NY. Prediabetes is a serious health condition where …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Unveils Renovated Adult Day Health Care Patio

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills recently celebrated the official opening of a newly-renovated patio adjacent to the Adult Day Health Care Program. The nearly $30,000 patio renovation project took two years and was made possible by hospital staff and community in-kind donations, volunteer work and the manual labor and support of local businesses and …

Garnet Health Announces Administrator of Quality/Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance

Kelly Roth

The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Orange Regional Medical Group, Garnet Health Doctors, and Garnet Health Foundation, is pleased to announce Kelly Roth, RN, CPHQ, LSSGB as Garnet Health Administrator of Quality, Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance. In her new role, Ms. Roth provides leadership through oversight, …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Receives $12.9 Million in State Funding for Healthcare Enhancements

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Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills is pleased to announce that it has been granted $12.9 million in New York State funding through the Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program. “This is a terrific opportunity for Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills to strengthen and preserve access to high quality health care for the citizens …

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

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American Heart Association Award recognizes Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ commitment to quality stroke care Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills has received the 2019 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 …

New Providers Join Garnet Health Doctors

Charles Afful

The Garnet Health Doctors is pleased to announce the following new providers to its team: Charles Afful, MD (Behavioral Health) obtained his medical degree from Ross University in Dominica. Dr. Afful completed his Residency in General Psychiatry through the Columbia University Harlem Residency Program located in New York, New York. He is ECFMG Certified and …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills To Host Free Emergency Preparedness Training

Citizen Preparedness Corps

Program provides the knowledge and tools needed to prepare, respond and recover Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills will host the New York Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program, a free disaster preparedness training program, on August 1, 2019. The session will be offered at 1:00 p.m. and again at 4:00 p.m. in Board Room A …

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

Big Latch On

August is National Breastfeeding Month and Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills  invites nursing mothers to attend a Latch-On in the Garden event on August 1 at 11:00 a.m.. The gathering will be held in the Woodland Wildlings Garden, located behind Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Main Campus at 68 Harris-Bushville Road in Harris. …

Garnet Health Celebrates Pride Month

Embrace Diversity with Courage

On Sunday June 30, over 50 staff members of Garnet Health supported World Pride Month by participated in the World Pride Parade, held in New York City. Garnet Health LGBTQ+ Resource team was created to help share and spread the word on the System’s goal to become Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) certified. The Healthcare Equality …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Receives Town of Fallsburg Lions Club Donation

Lions Club Donation

At its annual dinner meeting on June 6, 2019, the Town of Fallsburg Lions Club presented Jonathan Schiller, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills CEO, with a $3,000 donation to the hospital. The Town of Fallsburg Lions Club is a nonprofit organization that has been a steady supporter of Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills. …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Grover M. Hermann Hospital Named Among the Country’s Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals for Quality and Patient Satisfaction

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Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Grover M. Hermann Hospital in Callicoon, NY has been named among the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) in the country for Best Practices in Quality and Patient Satisfaction by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Grover M. Hermann Hospital’s high scores and subsequent ranking among critical access hospitals …

Garnet Health Doctors Launches Measles Prevention Program

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The Garnet Health Doctors, comprised of Garnet Health Doctors and Orange Regional Medical Group, has launched a Measles Prevention Program to educate and help protect the community. Both Medical Group teams now offer consultations, providing the straight facts about measles in an effort to ease concerns from community members who are ‘well, but worried’ and …

Grover M. Hermann Hospital Begins Emergency Room Expansion and Renovations

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Patients and EMS personnel asked to enter through main lobby entrance Expansion and renovations are underway to the emergency room at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Grover M. Hermann Hospital in Callicoon, NY. Emergency room patients, including those brought to the hospital by ambulance, are asked to enter through the main lobby entrance. The expansion …

Garnet Health Announces Physician Liaison

Moira Mencher

Moira Mencher has joined the Garnet Health as physician liaison. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Orange Regional Medical Group, Garnet Health Doctors, and Garnet Health Foundation. As physician liaison, Ms. Mencher’s responsibilities include building and strengthening relationships with all community physicians and their staff. Ms. …

Garnet Health Announces Leadership Changes

The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Orange Regional Medical Group, Garnet Health Doctors, and Garnet Health Foundation, is pleased to announce the following changes to its leadership. Will Scheuermann has been promoted to Vice President, Revenue Strategy & Managed Care at Garnet Health. Mr. Scheuermann’s responsibilities …

New Providers Join Garnet Health Doctors

The Garnet Health Doctors is pleased to announce the following new providers to its team: Samuel Abourbih, MD, FRCSC Samuel Abourbih, MD, FRCSC (Urology) obtained his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed his residency in Urology at McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada. He has a Fellowship in Endourology, Laparoscopy and …

Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills Announces 41st Annual Golf Classic

CRMC Golf Classic

The Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Foundation has announced the 41st Annual Golf Classic will take place on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon, N.Y. The generous support of participating golfers, private and corporate sponsors helps the hospital continue its mission to provide exceptional healthcare to the community. Proceeds …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Appoints Chief Medical Officer

Chris Roman

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills is pleased to announce that Garnet Health Doctors Physician, Christopher Roman, DO has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer. “Dr. Roman’s commitment to his profession is a testament to our mission of improving the healthcare of our community by providing exceptional patient care,” said Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Schiller. …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills to Host Film “Screenagers”

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Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills will host the film “Screenagers” during Screen Free Week (April 29 – May 1). The film will be shown at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at SUNY Sullivan’s Seelig Theater located at 112 College Road in Loch Sheldrake, NY. Registration is required. To register, visit www.bit.ly/ScreenagersSullivan.  We …

Garnet Health Doctors Earns Accreditation from the Urgent Care Association

Accredited Urgent Care Center

Garnet Health Doctors Urgent Care, part of the Garnet Health, with locations in Middletown and Monticello, has received the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers – accreditation through the Urgent Care Association (UCA). Both Orange Regional and Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Urgent Care facilities have met all of the Urgent Care Association’s established standards …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills to Host a Free Birth & Baby Fest for Local Moms-to-Be

Participants at the 2018 Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills Birth & Baby Fest were inspired and informed by numerous local service providers in support of their healthy pregnancies and deliveries.

A day of education to inform expecting families of various helpful programs Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills will host its Birth & Baby Fest, on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, 68 Harris-Bushville Road, in Harris, NY. The event is free for all …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills to Participate in National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16

National Healthcare Decisions Day

A day to educate and empower the public on the importance of advance care planning. Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision-making – an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of April 16 …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Appoints Director of Development

Marie Kohl

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills recently appointed Marie Kohl as Director of Development. Ms. Kohl works closely with the Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills and the Callicoon Auxiliary to support philanthropy for the organization. “Our Foundation and Auxiliary have strong traditions and support from community volunteers,” said Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Schiller. “Adding Ms. …

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Celebrates Certified Nurses Day

Celebrate Certified Nurses

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. “Our certified nurses’ commitment to their professional development help our mission of providing exceptional patient care,” said Chief Nursing Officer, …

Garnet Health Doctors Now Offers Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Services

Garnet Health Doctors

Catskill Regional Medical Group (Garnet Health Doctors) now offers pulmonology, critical care and sleep medicine services. Our expert group of Board-certified physicians Murali Krishna, MD, Aamir Gilani, MD, Samer El Zarif, MD and Karthika Linga, MD now provide their critical care, inpatient and outpatient pulmonary services at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills. Murali G. Krishna, MD, FCCP …

Garnet Health Appoints New Board Member

Phillip Massengill

The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills and Garnet Health Medical Center, is pleased to announce newly appointed Board of Directors Member Dr. Phillip Massengill. Dr. Massengill joined the Medical Staff at Orange Regional’s Horton Campus in 2006. He is a partner at ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP in Middletown, New …

Bethel Medical Family Practice Becomes Garnet Health Doctors – Bethel Garnet Health Doctors Opens Fifth Location in Sullivan County

Bethel Office Group

Garnet Health Doctors announces its newest facility, located at 1522 State Route 17B in White Lake, New York. Garnet Health Doctors – Bethel, is the fifth location for Garnet Health Doctors with existing offices in Harris, Livingston Manor, Monticello and Callicoon. Garnet Health Doctors has added Dr. Imran Ahmed and his staff from Bethel Medical …

Garnet Health Named One of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere for the Second Time

World's Most Ethical Companies

Recognition honors those companies who recognize their critical role to influence and drive positive change in the business community and societies around the world. The Garnet Health, comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Orange Regional Medical Group, Garnet Health Doctors and Garnet Health Foundation, has been recognized by the …