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View ArticleKathy and Bill Kwasniewski
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Thank You for Saving My Husband’s Life

Kathy Kwasniewski’s handwritten letter to the practitioners, nurses, and other patient care staff at Bassett Medical Center began with, “My very dear friends and heroes … I want to thank you for saving my husband’s life.” Kathy wrote those words, May 4, 2020, a week after her husband Bill was discharged following 28 days in the hospital because of COVID-19. 

May 27, 2020
View ArticleTommy Ibrahim, MD, MHA
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A Conversation with Tommy Ibrahim, MD, MHA, Incoming President and CEO, Bassett Healthcare Network

Learn more about the incoming president and CEO of Bassett Healthcare Network, Dr. Ibrahim, in this Q&A style conversation.

May 27, 2020
View ArticleSteven Heneghan, MD, Chief Clinical Officer
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Bassett Network's Resumption and Expansion of Services Trending Well

Bassett Healthcare Network announced on May 12 that the network was implementing a plan to restore the full range of health care services previously curtailed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Two weeks later, the return to full services appears to be on track.

May 27, 2020
View ArticleEmotional Support
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Bassett Healthcare Network Announces New Emotional Support Helpline: 607-322-0157

As phase one of reopening New York during COVID-19 unfolds, Bassett Healthcare Network has established a new dedicated emotional support helpline. Trained mental health professionals staff the emotional support helpline, and, if needed, they can connect the caller with follow-up professional help after the initial counseling call.

May 26, 2020
View ArticleTicks
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Ticks & Tick-Borne Diseases Community Lecture

Learn more about the myths and facts surrounding ticks and tick-borne diseases in this recorded community lecture presentation.

May 21, 2020
View ArticleTommy Ibrahim, MD, MHA
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Tommy Ibrahim, MD, MHA, Named President of the Bassett Healthcare Network

Dr. Ibrahim has held leadership positions within the health care industry for the past 14 years, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Executive for Integris Health System, a Top 25 health care system in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report, and the largest not-for-profit and state-owned health care system in Oklahoma.

May 20, 2020
View ArticleSafe Care
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Bassett Healthcare Network Outlines Plans to Resume Elective Outpatient Procedures & Restore Full Range of Services

Bassett Healthcare Network is resuming elective outpatient surgeries and non-urgent procedures. In addition, the network is planning and preparing for the restoration of the range of health care services previously curtailed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 12, 2020
View ArticleEmergency Care
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Don't Delay Emergency Care During COVID-19

“Unfortunately, other illnesses or injuries are still occurring, and should be assessed and managed in a timely manner,” says Dr. Mark Winther, chief of Emergency and Trauma Services for Bassett Healthcare Network.

May 1, 2020
View ArticleTake Extra Care of your Mental Health During COVID-19
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Take Extra Care of your Mental Health During COVID-19

It's perfectly understandable to be anxious during a situation like the one the world is in right now. But chronic stress isn't good for your body or mind. It’s important to take the time and follow the steps to help ease the pressure you’re feeling:

April 28, 2020
View ArticleStaying Active While Social Distancing
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Staying Active While Social Distancing

Just as we should normally, most of us should be getting between 2.5 to 5 hours of exercise a week, or 30 to 60 minutes a day. While many gyms and public gatherings are closed right now, you can still get the exercise you need right at home. Here are a few ideas to get your creativity flowing:

April 24, 2020
View ArticleKids playing
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Kids Stuck at Home? Keep them Busy with These Tips

Keeping yourself and your children at home is a great way to help stem the outbreak of COVID-19 and keep your family healthy; but it’s not always easy. Here are some ideas from the American Academy of Pediatrics and others to help keep your kids busy, happy, and connected:

April 22, 2020
View ArticleHow to Work Well from Home During COVID-19
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How to Work Well from Home During COVID-19

COVID-19 is continuing to disrupt our daily routines. For many of us, that includes working from home to help limit the spread of the virus. If you're new to telecommuting, these tips can help keep you productive, positive, and part of the team:

April 20, 2020