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CMH and Albany Med Affiliation Strengthens Cardiac Care for Columbia and Greene Counties

CMH cardiology offices in Valatie, Hudson and Catskill now offer seamless integration with specialized heart care services at Albany Med July 12, 2017 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y – Columbia Memorial Health and Albany Medical Center today announced that their affiliati...

Annual Hospital Ball raises $500,000 to support CMH

CMH supporters generated $100,000 in pledges for new Hospital beds during a special auction June 9, 2017 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATSKILL, N.Y – Nearly 350 guests attended The Columbia-Greene Hospital Foundation’s Annual Hospital Ball at The Historic Catskill Point on S...

CMH earns national Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for stroke care

National award highlights collaboration between CMH and local ambulance crews June 1, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Release HUDSON, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health recently earned the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for continued success in ensuring ...

Healthcare Consortium Leader Appointed to CMH Board of Trustees

Consortium Executive Director Claire Parde Named to CMH’s Governing Board    May 15, 2017 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health today announced that Ms. Claire Parde has been named as a new member of CMH’s Board of Trustees. As Executive Dir...

CMH set to honor longtime volunteer and philanthropist Anne Schomaker at Winter Blast on Feb. 4

Saturday night fundraiser at Club Helsinki will honor longtime volunteer and philanthropist Anne Schomaker with the newly created Clara Kellner Award Jan. 23, 2017 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. - Club Helsinki will be the place to be on Saturday, Feb. 4 at the seventh an...

Stissing Mountain High School Brass Choir Performs Carols at CMH Emergency Department

Nine high schoolers gave holiday concert for patients and staff at the hospital Dec. 22, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – The healing power of music was on display today at Columbia Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department. The Stissing Mountain High Schoo...

CMH Board of Trustees Chairwoman Wins Prestigious Statewide Award for Outstanding Leadership and Advocacy

Longtime Consultant and Chatham Resident Mary Gail Biebel Earns Award for “Creative and Principled” Leadership as Chairwoman    Sept. 22, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – The Healthcare Trustees of New York State (HTNYS) named Columbia Memorial Health Board ...

CMH’s Family Birth Place Earns State Health Department Award for Outstanding Care of New Moms

Award cites highest level achievement among hospitals statewide in protecting against severe bleeding and high blood pressure after childbirth Sept. 13, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health’s Family Birth Place was recently honored with a spe...

CMH invests nearly $1.2 million in state-of-the-art medical imaging equipment at renovated offices in Valatie

A range of new imaging equipment improves mammography, x-rays, CT scans and ultrasounds at convenient offices in Valatie July 26, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VALATIE, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health has completed major renovations at Valatie Medical Imaging that include a $1...

New York State Sen. Kathy Marchione joins local leaders to cut ribbon at new Rapid Care in Copake

New CMH Rapid Care center serves Copake and surrounding areas in Columbia and Dutchess County June 28, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York State Sen. Kathy Marchione joined leaders from Columbia Memorial Health and the town of Copake on Monday, June 27 to celebrate the openin...

CMH forms Cultural Care Advisory Group to promote community collaboration and improve healthcare

Group will advise CMH leadership on the needs of multi-cultural communities in Columbia and Greene Counties   June 16, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. –  Columbia Memorial Health has created a new Cultural Care Advisory Group (CCAG) composed of local volunteers a...

Annual Hospital Ball Raises Money to Support Emergency Department Expansion and Honors Longtime Volunteer

“Jewel in the Crown” Gala Event in Catskill Supports Hospital Expansion and Honors Board of Trustees Member Aven A. Kerr June 13, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Release CATSKILL, N.Y – The Columbia-Greene Hospital Foundation’s Annual Hospital Ball, “The Jewel in the Crown,” ...

Olana and CMH to offer free healthcare events featuring expert presentations and interactive walks through scenic locations

Pathways to Prevention series to be held from May to October 2016 at Wagon House Education Center May 4, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health and The Olana Partnership are teaming up again this summer to offer a series of valuable expert medica...

CMH opens new autism-friendly Rapid Care pediatric treatment room in Valatie

CMH opens new autism-friendly Rapid Care pediatric treatment room in Valatie Local families who use Rapid Care can get access to soothing treatment room with toys and iPads for autistic patients    April 14, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VALATIE, N.Y. –  Columbia Mem...

CMH expert Dr. Ramani speaks on Lyme and tick-borne diseases at Community College

March 11, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Columbia County Lyme Disease Task Force held an educational presentation this week on Lyme Disease and other tick-borne Diseases at Columbia-Greene Community College featuring Columbia Memorial Health Infectious Disease expert Dr. A. Rama...

CMH Sleep Center Earns National Accreditation

Recognizing and treating sleep disorders can help people improve sleep and live healthier lives March 2, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GHENT, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health’s Twin County Sleep Center recently received the highest level of accreditation from the American...

Winter Blast Raises More Than $100,000 for CMH

Club Helsinki was packed wall-to-wall on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the sixth annual Winter Blast. The annual fundraiser supports Columbia Memorial Health. This year’s Winter Blast was presented by The Lofgren Agency Inc./Brad Peck Inc. and was held in honor of Board of Trustees Chairwoman Mary Gail Bieb...

Organizers expect Winter Blast to raise more than $100,000 for CMH

Saturday night fundraiser on Feb.6 at Club Helsinki will honor Board chairwoman Mary Gail Biebel Jan. 28, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. - Club Helsinki will be the place to be on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the sixth annual Winter Blast, a fundraiser to support Columbia Me...

Auxiliary volunteers donate $50,000 to CMH for Hospital improvements  

Gift from volunteer organization will be used for leading-edge medical equipment to improve patient experience Jan. 14, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – The Columbia Memorial Auxiliary recently made a $50,000 donation to Columbia Memorial Health for medical e...

CMH nurses earn certification for teaching new moms breastfeeding techniques

Certified Lactation Counselors promote breastfeeding, which helps babies avoid illness and provides mother-child bonding time Jan. 6, 2016 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. - Three nurses from Columbia Memorial Hospital’s Family Birth Place recently completed training to b...

Winter Blast generating strong support for CMH

Winter Blast is the annual February fundraiser to support Columbia Memorial Health and the 2016 event is now attracting many enthusiastic supporters, along with an amazing roster of sponsors. This year’s Winter Blast will be held on Saturday, February 6th at Club Helsinki in Hudson. The ...

Leading CMH surgeon earns prestigious board certification in urogynecology

CMH’s Women’s Minimally Invasive among leading specialty care centers in the region  Nov. 23, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health physician Edward Marici, D.O. is now among the region’s most experienced and accomplished specialists in ...

CMH to host free event at Olana on holiday foods that boost immune system health

Event on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m.at the Wagon House Education Center at Olana State Park   Nov. 4, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. - Maintaining a healthy diet during the holidays can be both rewarding and challenging. It requires an understanding of nutrition...

Columbia Memorial Health welcomes new primary and specialty care physicians 

New doctors offer services ranging from primary care to cardiology care in Columbia and Greene Counties Oct. 19, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health has welcomed a group of new physicians in recent months to enhance the quality, diversity and ...

CMH, ALBANY MED AFFILIATION RECEIVES FINAL STATE APPROVAL

Agreement Will Expand Local Access to Care; Improve Delivery System Efficiencies FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 8, 2015 HUDSON, N.Y - An agreement between Columbia Memorial Health (CMH) and Albany Medical Center (AMC) received final state approval today, marking the start of a new partnership tha...

CMH, ALBANY MED AFFILIATION RECEIVES PRELIMINARY STATE APPROVAL

Agreement Would Expand Local Access to Care; Improve Delivery System Efficiencies FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 29, 2015 HUDSON, N.Y. - An agreement between Columbia Memorial Health (CMH) and Albany Medical Center (AMC) has received preliminary state approval, moving Columbia and Greene countie...

CMH surgeons lead lecture and healthy hike for 25 attendees at unique Olana event 

New Pathways to Prevention series of events to be held in October and November at Wagon House Education Center Sept. 24, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health and The Olana Partnership staged the second in a series of events on Wednesday, Sept....

National healthcare research firm rates CMH as top-quality, low-cost hospital for second straight year

Award cites strong community support and smart financial management Sept. 23, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – A leading national health care research firm has recognized Columbia Memorial Hospital as a Five-Star Community Value Leadership Award Winner for achievin...

CMH surgeons featured at free event at Olana about joint pain relief

Tips for Getting Relief from Joint Pain with CMH Surgeons Dr. Christopher Gorczynski and Dr. Louis DiGiovanni Get Advice on How to Handle Joint Pain and an Overview of Treatment Options at Free Event on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at Olana Sept. 15, 2015 Media Release HUDSON, N.Y. – Two of Colu...

Olana and CMH team up for free healthcare events

New Pathways to Prevention series to be held in August, September, October and November at Wagon House Education Center will feature expert presentations and interactive walks through scenic locations Aug. 4, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Heal...

CMH Primary Care Centers Earn National Recognition for Excellent Patient Care

14 Care Centers Earn NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Distinction July 14, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently announced that 14 of Columbia Memorial Health’s primary and pediatric clinics received NCQA...

Annual Hospital Ball Helps Raise More Than $590,000 For CMH

Donors and Columbia Memorial Health Medical Staff Give Back at Masquerade Gala Event June 15, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATSKILL, N.Y – The Columbia-Greene Hospital Foundation’s Annual Hospital Ball held on a beautiful Saturday evening at a scenic Hudson Riv...

Celebrating Mother’s Day with a Special Breastfeeding Awareness Event

May 8, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON - The Columbia-Greene Breastfeeding Coalition helped celebrate Mother’s Day with a special Breastfeeding Awareness event on Thursday at the Columbia Memorial Health campus in Hudson. The Breastfeeding Coalition is working in supp...

CMH to Cut Ribbon on Unique and New State-of-the-Art Pediatrics Clinic in Catskill’s Greene Medical Arts Building

Event on Saturday, May 9 Will Feature Book Signing By Famed Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Hudson Talbott Each Exam Room of New Facility Adorned With Larger-Than-Life Images From Talbott’s Works May 1, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y – Columbia Memorial He...

CMH Dental Van coming to Windham

April 2, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WINDHAM - The Columbia Memorial Health Mobile Dental Van is coming to Windham. The Mobile Dental Van will be at WAJ Central School beginning Tuesday, April 7. Services are open to K through 12th Graders, as well as residents of the Windham-...

Columbia Memorial Health achieves successful, measurable results toward its ‘green’ goals

March 18, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y – Columbia Memorial Health was recently recognized by a national company known for its “green” healthcare waste stream solutions for a seven-year commitment to a program that reduces potentially harmful environmental outcome...

Smiles all around at CMH’s pediatrics office thanks to staff from the Coxsackie Correctional Facility

March 17, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATSKILL, N.Y. – The Make a Difference Day Committee from the Coxsackie Correctional Facility joined doctors from Columbia Memorial Pediatrics in Catskill recently to donate teddy bears and games for young patients. The committee from the c...

An activist and movie star on stage in Hudson to benefit CMH

March 16, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. - Academy Award winning Actor Richard Dreyfuss joined friend and celebrated writer David Black Sunday night at Helsinki Hudson for a special Q & A session to benefit Columbia Memorial Health’s charitable foundation. ...

Popular primary care office moves into state-or-the-art new space at CMH campus in Hudson

Jan. 30, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – A popular primary care center located within Columbia Memorial Health’s Hospital Campus has moved into new, state-of-the-art offices inside the Hudson River Bank & Trust Foundation Medical Office Building. Columbia Me...

CMH Employee of the Month earns unique physical therapy certification

Staff member becomes second certified Women’s Health Physical Therapist in the state Jan. 19, 2015 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. –  Columbia Memorial Health is pleased to announce that Physical Therapist Lauren Papa from CMH Rehabilitation has been named as the Dece...

Donors help deliver first autism-friendly emergency care room in the Capital Region as a holiday gift to Columbia Memorial

Donors help deliver first autism-friendly emergency care room in the Capital Region as a holiday gift to Columbia Memorial Local families tour the new Emergency Department room at a special Monday event Dec. 15, 2014 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. –  Columbia Memori...

Columbia Memorial Health, U.S. Rep. Gibson and Veterans Affairs announce agreement to improve and expand service for veterans in Columbia and Greene Counties

V.A. care clinic at Catskill’s Greene Medical Arts center to be improved and expanded Dec. 18, 2014 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. – Columbia Memorial Health, U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs unveiled a new agreement today to renovate ...

Kaaterskill Care to join network of nursing homes owned by management group

Kaaterskill Care to join network of nursing homes owned by management group Premiere Healthcare Management Plans Major Renovations at Kaaterskill Care; Has Strong Track Record of Quality Resident Care and Staff Retention Dec. 2, 2014 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATSKILL - Kaaters...

CMH opens new, state-of-the-art pediatric offices in Catskill

CMH opens new, state-of-the-art pediatric offices in Catskill  Sept. 5, 2014 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CATSKILL, N.Y. - An exciting new era for pediatric care in Greene County has begun. After more than $1 million in investments, the newly renovated and expanded Columbia Memo...

Columbia Memorial, Albany Medical Center Take First Steps Toward Strategic Affiliation

July 8, 2014 News & Events Columbia Memorial, Albany Medical Center Take First Steps Toward Strategic Affiliation Building on Shared Goal of Better Coordinated, More Efficient Patient Care Columbia Memorial and Albany Medical Center today announced that they have begun a process desi...

Columbia Memorial supports special Breastfeeding Coalition event to mark Mother’s Day

May 9, 2014 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Coalition team has been working together for three years to support mothers who choose to breastfeed their babies and help them overcome challenges. Members of the Coalition include Columbia Memorial, Columbia County Department of Public H...

Columbia Memorial’s Dr. Ramani speaks on Lyme Disease at Community College

May 19, 2014 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia Memorial’s Dr. A. Ramani is a Lyme Disease expert and chairman of the Columbia County Lyme Disease Task Force. In recognition of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, the Columbia County Lyme Disease Task Force recently held an ed...

Three Columbia Memorial doctors honored in regional Top Doc list

May 23, 2014 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y - Three doctors in the Columbia Memorial healthcare system are featured as Top Doctors in Hudson Valley Magazine’s newly released annual round-up of outstanding local physicians. The Top Doctors list is compiled by ...

Columbia Memorial’s Dr. Marici at special event for women on Thursday, Aug. 7 in Hudson

July 29, 2014 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. - Columbia Memorial has got some good news for women dealing with urinary incontinence or managing conditions like a dropped bladder. Columbia Memorial’s Women’s Minimally Invasive Center was created specifically ...

National health care research firm rates Columbia Memorial as top-quality, low-cost hospital

July 30, 2014 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON, N.Y. - A leading national health care research firm recently recognized Columbia Memorial as a Five-Star Community Value Leadership Award Winner for achieving a series of high rankings as a top-quality, low-cost health care provider. Clev...

2013

Bringing warmth to a harrowing task

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Grateful for support

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Cairo home awaits Greene’s child advocacy center

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Kevin McClaron, June 2013 Employee of the Month

Kevin McClaron, a Mental Health Assistant in the Emergency Services department is the June 2013 Employee of the Month at Columbia Memorial Hospital. As a Mental Health Assistant, Kevin works in a fast-paced demanding environment. He takes a comforting approach to patient care. He alwa...

Kelly Transue, May 2013 Employee of the Month

Kelly Transue, a Registered Nurse in the Ambulatory Surgery department is the May 2013 Employee of the Month at Columbia Memorial Hospital. The news of her title was primarily received with astonishment. "I thought I was going down to a safety meeting, but it turned out I was going to a meeting to ...

Kimberly Cooper - April 2013 Employee of the Month

Columbia Memorial Hospital announces Kimberly Cooper, as the April 2013 Employee of the Month. She was nominated for her outstanding work at the Callan Family Care Center where she is a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Kimberly has been an LPN for the Callan Family Care Center since ...

Bryan Melino, January 2013 Employee of the Month

Bryan Melino, the Employee of the Month for January 2013 was nominated for his outstanding knowledge of technical applications, strong commitment to helping others, and taking the initiative to ensure that all project needs are met. Bryan began working for Columbia Memorial in July 20...

Wayne Linthicum, Daisy Award winner for the 1st Quarter, 2013

Wayne Linthicum, an X-ray/CAT scan Technologist received the Daisy Award for the 1st Quarter, 2013. Wayne welcomes each patient with his humorous and cheerful personality. His believes it's his main duty is to ensure the patient is smiling by the end of each procedure. "I like to all...

Columbia Memorial Hospital announced today the purchase of the Greene Medical Arts Center (GMAC) building in Catskill

A spokesperson for Columbia Memorial Hospital announced today the purchase of the Greene Medical Arts Center (GMAC) building in Catskill. The transaction was completed on December 31st 2012. The Greene Medical Arts Center building has over 110,000 square feet of space and is situated ...

Tina Johnson, February 2013 Employee of the Month

Tina Johnson, a Financial Counselor in the Patient Accounting Department at Columbia Memorial Hospital, was named Employee of the Month for February 2013. Tina started her career with Columbia Memorial Hospital two years ago and was recently promoted to Financial Counselor in the Pati...

Tham Doan, March 2013 Employee of the Month

Tham Doan, the March 2013 Employee of the Month was nominated for her excellent work and contributions to the Food and Nutrition Department of Columbia Memorial as a Dietary Aide/Salad Prep. Tham's ability to come up with attractive, inventive caterings and garnishes around the hospit...

Hasmukh Harde, MD, and Connie Signor, PNP were recognized and honored by the Department of Health

The Columbia Memorial Pediatrics team of Hasmukh Harde, MD, and Connie Signor, PNP were recognized and honored by the Department of Health today, after posting a completion rate of 91% for immunization of 2 year olds in the year 2012. Both Dr. Harde and Connie Signor, PNP were presente...

Columbia Memorial Hospital has announced the one year anniversary of the opening of its Rapid Care Center

Hudson, NY (January 15, 2013) - Columbia Memorial Hospital has announced the one year anniversary of the opening of its Rapid Care Center. Located on Route 9 in the Ocean State Job Lot Plaza, the Rapid Care Center offers medical services for illnesses and injuries that require urgent a...

2012

Keeping athletes safe

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A card carrying “hipster”

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Safe Sitter Course

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Columbia Memorial’s growth plan ensures top patient care

"We haven't even had time to take a breath," said Columbia Memorial Hospital CEO Jane Ehrlich. "In our goal to be better, we have experienced one of the fastest growth spurts in the hospital'shistory, yet one of the most rewarding in terms of national and state rankings and outcomes for our patien...

Columbia Memorial opens new Valatie offices for family care practices

Kinderhook Medical Care and Valatie Family Care, affiliates of Columbia Memorial Hospital, have moved their offices from the Valatie Medical Arts Building to a new facility at the Ocean State Job Lots Plaza on Route 9 in Valatie. The practices of Brian Daggett, MD, Elizabeth Ho...

Columbia Memorial Rehab offers sports enhancement program

Columbia Memorial Rehabilitation Services will offer a new program to enhance athletic performance for individual athletes and teams, according to Corey Smith ATC, PTA, CSCS, program coordinator. The program is designed to not only rehabilitate sport specific injuries, but to offer sport performan...

Columbia Memorial Hospital’s Mobile Dental Services Visits Taconic Hills Elementary

February is National Children's Dental Health Month. Sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA), it is a good annual reminder to children, parents and caregivers of the importance of good oral health habits. Columbia Memorial Hospital's mobile dental unit visit...

Celebrate Your Doctor on National Doctors’ Day

(Hudson, NY) This month, celebrate your favorite doctor on Doctor's Day ~ a national day of recognition honoring the important role that doctors play in our lives. Mary Carey, is the Manager of the Resident and Family Services Department at Kaaterskill Care in Jefferson Heights, Catskill and has...

Mobile Dental Services for Columbia and Greene Counties

Columbia Memorial Hospitals Mobile Dental Health Services Program is a recipient of the New York State Dental Foundation Give Kids a Smile Award, in recognition of its efforts to improve the oral health needs of children in Columbia and Greene Counties. The Board of the Foundation ...

Columbia Memorial Hospital’s Annual Ball Honors President & CEO, Jane Ehrlich

  (Hudson, NY) Nearly 500 Columbia Memorial Hospital supporters, members of the medical staff and hospital administrators joined together for a wonderful night at the 24th annual Columbia Memorial Hospital Ball. This year's host for the evening was Marlene Brody, a long-tim...

New menus, nutritious food, at Columbia Memorial

A trio of food specialists have turned food service at Columbia Memorial's Paul and Clara Kellner Cafe upside down, in a good way. They are tackling patient food as well, to ensure optimum nutrition and taste satisfaction. Institutional food tasting good? There's an oxymoron. We norma...

Columbia Memorial Rehabilitation features on-going art exhibits

Believeing that art is therapeutic and enhances patient physical rehabilitation, the staff at Columbia Memorials Rehabilitation have established an art/rehab initiative. "At Columbia Memorials Rehabilitation we practice Physical and Occupational therapy as healing arts,"said Anna-Mari...

Hands to work; heart to newborns

Apparently, at 102 years of age, Mrs. Eileen O'Sullivan of Claverack has a lot of time on her hands. And Columbia Memorial Hospital's Family Birth Place is the lucky recipient of her heartfelt handiwork. Sullivan's daughter presented The Family Birth Place recently with a bag full of ten soft...

Shanakae Paul, Daisy Award winner for the 4th Quarter, 2012

The Columbia Memorial Daisy Award is the reflection of an employee's great clinical skill, leadership, strong patient care, and compassion for our patients and their families. The quarterly award honors an employee who continuously exhibits the characteristics of hard work, reliability...

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Winter Blast generating strong support for CMH

Winter Blast is the annual February fundraiser to support Columbia Memorial Health and the 2016 event is now attracting many enthusiastic supporters, along with an amazing roster of sponsors. This year’s Winter Blast will be held on Saturday, February 6th at Club Helsinki in Hudson. The ...

Did You Know You’re A Hero?

Your gifts are helping thousands of patients and families every year. Because of you and your generosity, Columbia Memorial is expanding its services throughout Columbia and Greene counties to provide the very best medical care to everyone who needs it. Here are a few examples of what your donat...

Will You Remember Us?

Your gifts can keep on giving. Are you looking for a ways to support CMH 10, 20, even 50 years from now? You may want to consider adding a charitable bequest to your will. It’s easy. And it could be by far the biggest gift you’ll ever make. What is the best way to set up my bequest? We ...

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