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The healthcare system of the United States is a loosely structured system composed of many parts (hospital, outpatient, rehabilitation centers, nursing home, insurance payers, etc.) that do not directly communicate within one centralized, nationwide information system.


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CRMC to host Heart-a-Thon

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) announces the 40th annual 98.3 WSUL Heart-A-Thon, benefitting Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Cardio-Pulmonary Department. This year’s Heart-A-Thon will take place on Friday, February 23, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Woodland Garden Café, located on the hospital’s ground floor.

Blood drive at Sullivan West

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the cafeteria of Sullivan West High School on Wednesday, February 21 from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event is especially important because so far this winter, people have been deterred from coming out to give blood by frigid weather and snow days.

Bon Secours receives accreditation for obesity-related programs

PORT JERVIS, NY — Bon Secours Community Hospital’s Surgical Weight Loss Institute, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMC Health), has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), a joint program of the American College of Sur


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Dr. Lisa Medvetz, bariatric surgeon, is seen at a free weight-loss seminar last fall. She will be offering another one February 7 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

WMCHC announces Honesdale Bariatrics

HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers has announced the establishment of Honesdale Bariatrics, a weight-loss program offered by Honesdale Surgical Associates and Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers.

Looking Back 2/1

In 1846, Jacob Faatz, a member of the pioneer glassmaking family in Wayne County, founded The Tracyville Glass Works alongside the Delaware & Hudson Canal about two miles east of Honesdale (now part of Honesdale Borough). The canal provided convenient transportation to the lucrative New York City market.

Narrowsburg News 2/1

When I first came to Narrowsburg in 2004, the Narrowsburg Central School was about to close, and word on the street was that there were no more kids in Narrowsburg. Anyone who wanted a family had moved. That struck me as odd.

Lake Huntington News 2/1

Don’t ask. My sinus and ear are still in pain, so I’ll be going back to the doctor on Friday. In the months of February and March, I will be at the TownHall on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursays from 4 to 7 p.m. collecting taxes.

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