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EXCLUSIVE: Rochester Regional Health hospitals recognized for approach to caring for those who are elderly

Rochester Regional Health suspending elective surgeries at most hospitals
Two Rochester Regional Health hospitals, Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic and Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, are being recognized for how they approach geriatric surgery. They have achieved Level 1 Comprehensive Excellence status from the Geriatric Surgery ... more
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‘TRIPLE THREAT’: Rochester Regional Health expert says flu, RSV, and COVID-19 creating strain across Finger Lakes

Rochester Regional Health suspending elective surgeries at most hospitals
Cold and flu season is here, and with that comes other respiratory viruses like RSV. This season hospitals and medical offices are seeing more cases of RSV and the flu than they have in recent ... more
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How many times have hospitals in the Finger Lakes had to divert patients?

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Last week Rochester General Hospital made headlines when its emergency department was forced to go on diversion. This means it had to turn away non-life threatening situations. It was temporary, and within hours of the ... more
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Unvaccinated healthcare workers who used religious exemption have until Monday to get COVID vaccine

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Health systems across the region will have to get employees vaccinated immediately, or face consequences of the state's vaccine mandate. After weeks of uncertainty around the September mandate requiring all healthcare workers at large healthcare ... more
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Rochester General Hospital adding beds, greatly expanding emergency department as shortage mounts

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Rochester General Hospital is expanding its hospital to enhance emergency room care. The hospital giant will build a structure outside of the emergency department in Rochester to expand care. Hospital officials announced the change on ... more
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Major employers say hospital workers will be terminated if they don’t get COVID vaccine by September 27

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Finger Lakes-area hospitals are moving forward with their plans to require all healthcare workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the coming weeks. It's a statewide mandate that has sparked concern among some that staff ... more
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Hospitals say virus still persists for those not vaccinated

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Hospitals say they're still dealing with the impacts of Covid-19 despite progress being made toward the virus. The University of Rochester Medical Center doctors are seeing two to five new patients admitted each day with ... more
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Clifton Springs, Newark-Wayne hospitals adjusting visitation starting Monday

A number of local hospitals are increasing visitation, as cases of COVID-19 in the Finger Lakes deceases. Effective Monday, April 5, visitation at Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital, Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, and ... more
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Rochester Regional Health CEO to retire in July

Rochester Regional Health President & CEO Eric Bieber, MD, has announced that he plans to retire in July. Now the Rochester Regional Board of Directors will be tasked with conducting a search for his successor ... more
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Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks
One of the nursing homes operated by Rochester Regional Health here in the Finger Lakes saw the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. As of January 22 there had been 108 cases of COVID-19 among residents ... more
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Rochester Regional Health, St. Lawrence Health System obtain needed approvals for partnership

Rochester Regional Health, St. Lawrence Health System obtain needed approvals for partnership
Rochester Regional Health and St. Lawrence Health System announced that they have obtained all regulatory approvals and finalized an affiliation between the two. It will allow St. Lawrence Health System to continue to elevate the ... more
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DEBRIEF: Why is it important to get flu shot during Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

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Dr. Steven Schulz says getting a flu shot is even more important this year, than it has been in the past. He's the Pediatric Medical Director for Rochester Regional Health's Monroe County practices, as well ... more
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