SARANAC LAKE –Several innovative, staff-driven projects recently took center stage at Adirondack Health for enhancements in the outcome and quality of care provided to patients and living center residents.
SARANAC LAKE – Long-time local physician Dr. George S. Cook continues to play an active role serving the healthcare needs of the North Country.
SARANAC LAKE – Adirondack Health is offering area high school-aged athletes a Fundamental Agility and Speed Training (FAST) program under the guidance of Certified Athletic Trainer Dino Angelopoulos, specifically designed to focus on balance, coordination and mobility to enhance agility and speed.
SARANAC LAKE – Adirondack Health’s Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Department is offering a summer strength training program for area high school athletes called SPEED Training, designed to build a base for training with a focus on proper technique to develop strength and power.
SARANAC LAKE – Students like Gabriels resident Andrew James are well on their way of realizing the dream of a healthcare career, thanks to a scholarship program offered by the Adirondack Health Foundation.
SARANAC LAKE – As a U.S. Army veteran, William Lyon was eligible to receive the specialized care offered at a skilled nursing facility. The challenge he faced was that none of the nursing homes in northern New York were approved by the U.S.
SARANAC LAKE – Don’t let pain or injury prevent you from enjoying the health benefits of running. Adirondack Health can help you run longer, faster and as pain free as possible.
SARANAC LAKE – Adirondack Health is taking precautions to protect newborns from the recent local increase in flu and flu-like illnesses by restricting visitors to the Stafford New Life birthing center at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
SARANAC LAKE – Adirondack Health recently elevated Linda McClarigan to the organization’s top patient care position of Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Ms. McClarigan transitioned from interim CNO to her current leadership appointment in mid-December 2013. A Registered Nurse with over 35 years of progressive patient care experience, Ms. McClarigan holds...
SARANAC LAKE – Nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes. Start the new year on a high note by learning how to take charge by enrolling in Adirondack Health’s six-week comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education Program.
SARANAC LAKE –Adirondack Health welcomed the first baby of 2014 at 7:56 a.m. on Jan. 2.Joseph was born to Cynthia and Jon Gorgas of Ray Brook, and joins a sister and brother at home. Joseph weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 and three-quarters inches long.To mark the milestone,...
SARANAC LAKE – Under the guidance of Adirondack Health staff, six local high school seniors are building a healthcare career resume by applying classroom work to hands-on experience.
SARANAC LAKE – A nurse on the Medical Floor at Adirondack Medical Center has been named the 2013 recipient of the Meghan E. Handler Excellence in Nursing Award.
SARANAC LAKE – Adirondack Health is proud to welcome Dr. James G. Merrick to the region where he will provide asthma and allergy care to patients of all ages.
SARANAC LAKE – A year of academics and clinical rotations under the guidance of Adirondack Health professionals has begun for 12 regional high school seniors participating in the New Vision program. Now in its eleventh year, New Vision is a program of BOCES of Franklin, Essex and Hamilton counties that...
SARANAC LAKE – Adirondack Health and Lake Placid Sports Medicine have joined the U.S. Olympic Committee’s National Medical Network, an affiliation of national and regional medical centers that provide care to elite U.S. athletes. Through the network athletes receive orthopedic care, primary medical and dental care, neurosurgery and more.
SARANAC LAKE - Expanded pain management services are now available to residents and visitors of the Adirondacks and northern New York.
SARANAC LAKE – Adirondack Health welcomes the newest member of its medical staff, Dr. Peter B. Koppenheffer.
SARANAC LAKE - A group of enthusiastic eighth and ninth graders now have a broader perspective of the many challenging opportunities that await them should they choose a career in healthcare.
SARANAC LAKE - The vibrant and inspiring work of the Adirondack Artists' Guild is once again being featured in the halls of Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
SARANAC LAKE - A gift from Lake Placid High School students will help support patients receiving treatment from the Merrill Oncology Center at Adirondack Medical Center.
SARANAC LAKE - Sign up now for summer outdoor fitness sessions, taking place from 6:30 -7:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Friday from July 9 - Aug. 30 on the Olympic Oval in front of the Lake Placid High School.
SARANAC LAKE - New measures to enhance safety and privacy for patients and visitors at Adirondack Medical Center, a member of Adirondack Health, will be going into effect on Monday, July 1.
SARANAC LAKE - Before family, friends and supporters, 13 area high school students graduated from the New Vision program recently during a packed ceremony held in the Redfield Board Room at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Health is offering area high school-aged athletes a Fundamental Agility and Speed Training (FAST) program under the guidance of Certified Athletic Trainer Dino Angelopoulos.
SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Health-s Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Department is offering a six-week summer program for area high school athletes, designed to build a base for training with a focus on proper technique to develop strength and power.
SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Health's community health centers are among the first in New York to partner with the State Smokers' Quitline to help patients who want to kick the habit.
SARANAC LAKE - David Narreau, of Plattsburgh, was at Adirondack Medical Center for a surgical procedure on his birthday, but that did not stop staff in the Ambulatory Surgical Unit from celebrating his special day. Following his procedure, the staff sang "Happy Birthday" to David and gave him a blueberry...
SARANAC LAKE - Residents and visitors have a new option for pediatric and primary care in Saranac Lake.
SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Health was presented with the Adirondack Park Excellence in Building Design award for its Medical Office Building located in Tupper Lake.
SARANAC LAKE - Diabetes is a manageable disease for those who have the knowledge needed to take charge of their own care. Important aspects of that care include following a healthy meal plan, monitoring blood glucose levels and maintaining an active physical lifestyle.
SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Health has once again been recognized for its commitment to high national standards for health care quality and patient safety in hospitals by earning the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval.
SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Health is proud to welcome Elena Vega-Castro, who is the new Assistant Vice President of Long Term Care at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake.
SARANAC LAKE - Since its launch in 2009, the Hospitalist Program at Adirondack Health has grown to four physicians and a physician assistant who now provide 24-hour care for patients during their hospital stay.
SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Health has appointed Dr. John Broderick to the executive leadership position of Chief Medical Officer.
SARANAC LAKE - Diabetes is a manageable disease for those who have the knowledge needed to take charge of their own care.
Patient Care Director Linda McClarigan, left, and Dr. Elizabeth Buck, right, presented the Meghan E. Handler Excellence in Nursing award to Lisa Frechette, a registered nurse on the Medical Floor at Adirondack Medical Center.