Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 -- Now is a time of great change in the American healthcare system. Access has become a national imperative, and new policies and practices are being developed to create a value-based system focused on patient outcomes. Traditional roles of point-of-care providers are also evolving, and there is increased dependence on interprofessional teams and information technology. Additionally, advances in life sciences are providing new and sophisticated therapies and diagnostics that enable the dream of personalized medicine.
Read more: "One Good Story" Shines Light On ACPHS Students and Alumni
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 -- There are 500 children regionally between the ages of 1-21 in need of loving foster homes. Bill Marszalek, executive program director for foster care, spoke with WNYT NewsChannel 13's Asa Stackel today about “Give Hope a Home,” an initiative to educate Capital Region residents about regional foster parenting opportunities. Clck here to watch the segment.
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 -- Officials from the City of Troy gathered at the Troy Atrium this afternoon to award a $15,000 check from the Troy Turkey Trot to the event’s two charities, the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and Joseph's House and Shelter, a Troy-based not- for-profit whose mission is to prevent and alleviate homelessness.
Read more: Troy Turkey Trot Donates $15,000 to Event Charities, Sets Food Donation Record!
Friday, Nov. 29, 2018 — As the countdown to the festive season begins, community members are invited to get into the holiday spirit by attending a winter wonderland celebration Monday, Dec. 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Barnwell (3230 Church St, Valatie, N.Y.).
Read more: The Grand at Barnwell to Host 12/10 Winter Wonderland Celebration
Wenesday, Nov. 28, 2018 – Utica’s Heritage Health Care Center has been selected as a finalist for the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Business of the Year awards.
Read more: Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce Names Heritage Health Care Center 2018 Business of the Year Finalist
Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 — With temperatures hovering around 8 degrees and wind chills near zero, more than 6,400 runners from 40 states and five nations gathered for a heaping helping of fun, family and fitness this morning at the 71st running of the Troy Turkey Trot.
Read more: 6,425 Brave Freezing Conditions To Compete In 71st Troy Turkey Trot
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 -- Officials from the City of Troy, Pioneer Bank, Joseph's House and Shelter and the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York gathered in the Troy Atrium today to launch the official countdown to the 71st Troy Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
Read more: Countdown On to 71st Troy Turkey Trot
Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 — Officials at The Grand Healthcare System today announced that the company has been appointed receiver of two failing Buffalo nursing homes, Emerald South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (1175 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209) and Emerald North Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, which is located at 1205 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209.
Read more: The Grand Healthcare System Appointed Receiver of Buffalo Nursing Homes
Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 -- In this short video which we shot and edited, Mark Quandt, executive director of the Regional Food Bank of NENY, talks about his organization and how donations from participants taking part in the 71st annual Troy Turkey Trot help the organization accomplish its mission. Based in Latham, N.Y., the Food Bank serves more than 1,000 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other charitable feeding programs in 23 counties of upstate New York. It helps to feed nearly 300,000 people annually!
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 -- George Fink, 91, of Selkirk, a resident at The Grand Healthcare System's The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Barnwell, got a lifelong wish to drive a tank fulfilled today when The Grand Healthcare System partnered with Sunny Hill Resort & Golf Course in Greenville to let him get behind the controls of their 1984 M548 personnel carrier with .50 caliber turret.
Read more: Valatie Nursing Home Resident Realizes Dream of Driving Tank!