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View ArticleDr. Erik Riesenfeld & Maureen Kuhn, NP
Bassett News

Dr. Erik Riesenfeld and Maureen Kuhn, NP, Recipients of Walter A. Franck Physician Excellence Award and Advanced Practice Clinical Award of Excellence

Bassett Healthcare Network is proud to announce the 2021 recipients of the Walter A. Franck Physician Excellence Award and the Advanced Practice Clinical Award of Excellence. These awards are among the network’s highest honors.

August 5, 2021
View ArticleDr. Samuel Badalian
Bassett News

Dr. Samuel Badalian Receives Prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have selected Dr. Samuel Badalian, chief of Women’s Health at Bassett Healthcare Network, to receive a Fulbright award for the 2021–22 academic year.

August 4, 2021
View ArticleFamily Cooking Together
Health & Wellness

Invite your Kids into the Kitchen

Do you want your children to be adventurous eaters? Invite them into the kitchen to help you cook. Kids who help their parents cook are more likely to try all the foods you prepare, even if they don't embrace them right away. Here are some tips for enlisting their help:

August 2, 2021
View ArticleSunhat and Sunscreen at the Beach
Health & Wellness

Everyone Needs to Wear Sunscreen

Are you going outside today? Then you should wear sunscreen. Why? Because sunscreen protects your skin from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays, which are present even on cloudy days. These rays not only can cause skin cancer, they also can trigger wrinkles, skin sagging, and age spots.

August 2, 2021
View ArticleThe Bassett Research Institute Team
Bassett News

Bassett Research Institute Helps Otsego County System of Care Achieve Excellence

This past spring, Otsego County System of Care (SOC) received high accolades from New York State Office of Mental Health for its work improving young people's access to mental health services with the help of Bassett Research Institute (BRI).

August 2, 2021
View ArticleWoman with a Vaccine Card, Vaccinated Against Delta Variant
COVID-19 Resources

The Delta Variant: What you Need to Know

The Delta variant of the coronavirus, known as B.1.617.2, is raising some concerns among health experts. Here's what to know to help keep yourself and your loved ones safe.

August 2, 2021
View ArticleQuit Smoking without Vaping
Pulmonary Medicine

Rethinking Vaping: There are Better Ways to Quit Smoking

If you're trying to quit smoking, switching to vaping might seem like a good idea. After all, it's not the same thing as inhaling burned tobacco, right? That's true. But vaping is not without health risks. The aerosols from these products could expose you to potentially harmful chemicals and particles.

August 2, 2021
View ArticleThe Watson Healing and Caring Room
Bassett News

Bassett Healthcare Network Recognized for Care Excellence by Watson Caring Science Institute

In June, the Watson Caring Science Institute (WCSI) named Bassett Healthcare Network one of its National Caring Science Affiliate Systems.

July 30, 2021
View ArticleSenator Michelle Hinchey at Valley Health Services
Long-Term Care

Valley Health Services Honors Senator Hinchey for Work to Address Dementia Care Needs in the Mohawk Valley

Valley Health Services (VHS) held a reception on July 13, 2021 at their skilled nursing facility in Herkimer to honor NYS Senator Michelle Hinchey for her work to secure critical funding for dementia-related needs for care and services in the Mohawk Valley Region.

July 30, 2021
View ArticleDrs. Kanica Yashi, Juan Jose Delgado Hurtado,  and Brian White
Bassett News

Bassett Awards the 2020 Streck Fellowships in Health Policy and Management

Drs. Kanica Yashi, Juan Jose Delgado Hurtado, and Brian White have been awarded the 2020 Streck Fellowship in Health Policy and Management.

July 23, 2021
View ArticleF. Bjørnson Stock
Chronic Condition Care

Living Well: Taking Control of Your Chronic Condition

"I panicked," admits F. Bjørnson Stock, a retired teacher from Cherry Valley, when asked about his recent diabetes diagnosis. "Almost all of the illnesses I've had in the past have been acute. I could take medication, visit my doctor, or see a specialist and make the illness go away. This will never go away." In just a short time, Living Well's materials have transformed Stock's approach to his health.

July 22, 2021
View ArticleA.O. Fox Hospital Entrance
Bassett News

A.O. Fox Auxiliary Awards Joanne Burdick Scholarships to Area Graduates

A.O. Fox Auxiliary has named Morgan Boldt of Smyrna, NY and Megan Scriver of South New Berlin as the recipients of the 2021 Joanne Burdick Scholarships. The $2,000 awards will help them pursue majors in the health care field. 

July 13, 2021