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Bassett Healthcare Network Welcomes Dr. Vanessa Goyes Ruiz

Dr. Vanessa Goyes Ruiz, an endocrinologist, will primarily treat patients at Cobleskill Regional Hospital.

November 25, 2020
View ArticleBassett Medical Center in Cooperstown
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Bassett Healthcare Network Tightens Visitor Restrictions Amid Regional and Statewide Surge in Cases

Bassett Healthcare Network is tightening visitor restrictions at all of its hospitals and nursing homes as COVID-19 cases continue to rise regionally and statewide. Effective Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, only individuals considered essential to the medical care of a patient will be allowed at Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown; A.O. Fox Hospital, Oneonta; Little Falls Hospital, Cobleskill Regional Hospital, and O’Connor Hospital in Delhi.

November 18, 2020
View ArticleCOVID-19 Safety Precautions
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Bassett Healthcare Network Cautions Public about Travel, Holiday Gatherings as COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

Bassett Healthcare Network is cautioning the public about plans for travel and gathering with loved ones ahead of the upcoming holiday season.

November 17, 2020
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Bassett Welcomes Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Suthanya Sornprom, an infectious disease specialist, recently joined the Bassett Healthcare Network.

November 17, 2020
View ArticlePictured: Dr. Tommy Ibrahim, President and CEO of Bassett Healthcare Network
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Bassett Healthcare Network Appoints Chief Physician Executive and Chief Nurse Executive

Dr. Tommy Ibrahim, president and CEO of Bassett Healthcare Network, announces two additional appointments to the system's executive leadership team.

November 2, 2020
View ArticleAmbulatory Intensive Pharmacotherapeutics benefits patients
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Innovative Program Expands the Patient Care Benefits of Bassett's Ambulatory Intensive Pharmacotherapeutic Program

Bassett Healthcare Network is expanding a program that began in 2016 to provide comprehensive medication reviews for patients in the outpatient setting. The Ambulatory Intensive Pharmacotherapeutics (AIP) program originated in 2016 as an in-house project to benefit Bassett employees insured under the Bassett PPO plan.

October 30, 2020
View ArticlePictured: Dr. Anush Patel, Medical Oncologist & Hematologist
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Lung Cancer: The Best Cure Is Prevention and Early Detection

Five years ago, a stage four lung cancer diagnosis meant a life expectancy of six to nine months. Now, with personalized therapy and new drug developments, many people are living four to five years and longer.

October 29, 2020
View ArticleMedicaid Health Home
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Bassett Redesignated a Medicaid Health Home

Bassett Healthcare Network has been redesignated a Level 4 Medicaid Health Home, a designation Bassett has maintained for six years.

October 29, 2020
View ArticlePictured: Dawn Helstrom, Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC)
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Bassett Healthcare Network's Pilot Program to Reduce Unnecessary Emergency Dental Visits Earns National Attention

Bassett Healthcare Network has gained national attention with an innovative community health initiative that is successfully connecting patients to dental homes, diminishing unnecessary emergency department visits, and providing resources to underserved populations.

October 29, 2020
View ArticleStay Home, Stay Safe
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Who Needs to Isolate or Quarantine? And for How Long?

Isolation is for people who have COVID-19. Quarantine is for people who may have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19. Learn more about the differences and recommendations.

October 27, 2020
View ArticleImmunity via Health care
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COVID-19 and Immunity: What we Know so Far

If you've had COVID-19 and have recovered, are you now immune? "Maybe," according to health experts, but it's still unclear how strong that protection is, or how long it lasts. Learn more:

October 27, 2020
View ArticleCorey Heller, Chief People and Diversity Officer
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Bassett Healthcare Network Appoints Chief People and Diversity Officer

Corey Heller, a global human resources (HR) executive with diverse and extensive leadership experience within and outside of health care, has been appointed senior vice president and chief people and diversity officer for Bassett Healthcare Network.

October 21, 2020