Upstate hospital http://wrvo.org en Upstate Hospital receives Level 1 trauma center designation http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-hospital-receives-level-1-trauma-center-designation <p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:56:34 +0000 Ellen Abbott 53315 at http://wrvo.org Upstate Hospital receives Level 1 trauma center designation Former Upstate hospital president still on payroll, despite resignation http://wrvo.org/post/former-upstate-hospital-president-still-payroll-despite-resignation <p></p><p>Despite resigning as president of Upstate hospital amid questions about his compensation, Dr. David Smith is still being paid as a faculty member at the medical school.</p><p><a href="http://wrvo.org/post/suny-upstate-president-resigns-state-comptroller-announced-audit" target="_blank">When Dr. Smith resigned</a> as president of SUNY Upstate Medical University and University Hospital Nov. 15, he retained his status as a tenured professor of pediatrics. He’s been on medical leave from the position for over two months after undergoing back surgery.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:09:55 +0000 Ryan Delaney 50250 at http://wrvo.org Former Upstate hospital president still on payroll, despite resignation New prostate cancer diagnostic tool comes to region http://wrvo.org/post/new-prostate-cancer-diagnostic-tool-comes-region <p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:07:17 +0000 Ellen Abbott 49110 at http://wrvo.org New prostate cancer diagnostic tool comes to region 'Totalitarian' culture and pay questions at Upstate hospital http://wrvo.org/post/totalitarian-culture-and-pay-questions-upstate-hospital <p></p><p>In early November, Dr. David Smith resigned as president of the State University’s Upstate Medical University and University Hospital. Days before, the <a href="http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/198777/suny-investigating-extra-pay-for-upstate-medical-president/" target="_blank">Times Union in Albany had reported</a> Smith was close to leaving Syracuse’s biggest hospital to become president of Penn State University.</p><p>Instead, he’s found himself the subject of several investigations.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:37:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 48867 at http://wrvo.org 'Totalitarian' culture and pay questions at Upstate hospital While e-cigarettes gain popularity, FDA may start regulating products http://wrvo.org/post/while-e-cigarettes-gain-popularity-fda-may-start-regulating-products <p></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:04:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 47472 at http://wrvo.org While e-cigarettes gain popularity, FDA may start regulating products Lack of lung cancer advocacy hinders research dollars, improvements http://wrvo.org/post/lack-lung-cancer-advocacy-hinders-research-dollars-improvements <p></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:59:38 +0000 Ellen Abbott 47319 at http://wrvo.org Lack of lung cancer advocacy hinders research dollars, improvements News Briefs: Thursday, Nov. 14 http://wrvo.org/post/news-briefs-thursday-nov-14 <p><strong>SUNY Upstate VP retiring amid controversy</strong></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:53:20 +0000 WRVO News 47173 at http://wrvo.org News Briefs: Thursday, Nov. 14 SUNY Upstate president resigns; state comptroller announced audit http://wrvo.org/post/suny-upstate-president-resigns-state-comptroller-announced-audit <p>The president of SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse is resigning from his position after being placed on leave. Meanwhile, the state comptroller has announced an audit of SUNY Upstate.<br /><br />In a statement, Dr. David Smith says his resignation from the university is necessary "so that this great institution can move on to even greater success." Smith announced his resignation on Thursday.<br /> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:52:02 +0000 Gino Geruntino 46866 at http://wrvo.org SUNY Upstate president resigns; state comptroller announced audit Safe Sleep campaign stresses uncluttered cribs http://wrvo.org/post/safe-sleep-campaign-stresses-uncluttered-cribs <p></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:40:45 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46014 at http://wrvo.org Safe Sleep campaign stresses uncluttered cribs Upstate Medical University says new labs will promote brain research http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-medical-university-says-new-labs-will-promote-brain-research <p></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:59:40 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46050 at http://wrvo.org Upstate Medical University says new labs will promote brain research SUNY ESF to house sophisticated new research equipment http://wrvo.org/post/suny-esf-house-sophisticated-new-research-equipment <p></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:56:01 +0000 Ellen Abbott 44776 at http://wrvo.org SUNY ESF to house sophisticated new research equipment Geriatric ER at Upstate University Hospital helping more seniors http://wrvo.org/post/geriatric-er-upstate-university-hospital-helping-more-seniors <p></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:05:21 +0000 Ellen Abbott 44647 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse's Golisano Hospital using laser technology to treat brain tumors http://wrvo.org/post/syracuses-golisano-hospital-using-laser-technology-treat-brain-tumors <p></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:16:18 +0000 Ellen Abbott 44555 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse's Golisano Hospital using laser technology to treat brain tumors Upstate schools work to reduce bullying http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-schools-work-reduce-bullying <p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:52:03 +0000 Ellen Abbott 42484 at http://wrvo.org Upstate hospitals get mixed reviews in 2013 report card http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-hospitals-get-mixed-reviews-2013-report-card <p>Four hospitals in upstate New York have been given poor grades and put on a "watch list" by a private health care watchdog group.</p><p>The Niagara Health Quality Coalition has been ranking New York state’s best and worst hospitals for a decade, and the <a href="http://www.myhealthfinder.com/newyork13/index.php" target="_blank">latest report card</a> released on Sunday shows a mixed bag in upstate New York.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:16:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Kate O'Connell 42468 at http://wrvo.org Upstate hospitals get mixed reviews in 2013 report card Logeun's Crossing brings COR Development, Upstate Medical University together http://wrvo.org/post/logeuns-crossing-brings-cor-development-upstate-medical-university-together <p>It's been almost two years since the ground breaking of the Logeun's Crossing project on Syracuse's east side.<br><br>Upstate Medical University is combining forces with COR Development to turn 14 acres of blighted properties off of East Fayette Street into a mix of residential, retail, office and educational space. COR President Steve Aiello says they've finished tearing down the old Kennedy Square apartment complex, and can start working on the basic framework of the new neighborhood.<br> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:50:42 +0000 Ellen Abbott 41433 at http://wrvo.org Logeun's Crossing brings COR Development, Upstate Medical University together Operation Medicine Spoon launches in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/operation-medicine-spoon-launches-syracuse <p>The Upstate New York Poison Center wants to make sure parents are giving their children the proper doses of medicine.<br><br>A recent study shows that 40 percent of parents are giving their child the wrong amount of medicine, something that can lead to a possible overdose. The reason? They are using a teaspoon out of the kitchen drawer as a measuring tool, instead of a calibrated medicine spoon, according to Upstate Poison Center Communication Director Gail Banach.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:10:31 +0000 Ellen Abbott 41087 at http://wrvo.org Operation Medicine Spoon launches in Syracuse Long-time area obstetrician retires http://wrvo.org/post/long-time-area-obstetrician-retires <p>A central New York physician who helped deliver more than 8,000 babies is retiring.&nbsp; Dr. Richard Aubrey has seen the medical world change dramatically since he began his career as an obstetrician 50 years ago.</p><p>When Dr. Aubrey started delivering babies in the early 1960s, the rates for Caesarean section was between five and seven percent, and when you performed one, it was under a lot of scrutiny. Now the rate is between 35 and 36 percent, for a number of reasons.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:54:23 +0000 Ellen Abbott 40706 at http://wrvo.org Long-time area obstetrician retires Upstate University Hospital home to new toxicology staff http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-university-hospital-home-new-toxicology-staff <p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:49:38 +0000 Ellen 40383 at http://wrvo.org Upstate University Hospital home to new toxicology staff Upstate University Hospital offers seniors calmer ER experience http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-university-hospital-offers-seniors-calmer-er-experience <p></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 13:26:21 +0000 Ellen Abbott 40152 at http://wrvo.org Upstate University Hospital offers seniors calmer ER experience Central New York colleges win SUNY 2020 grant http://wrvo.org/post/central-new-york-colleges-win-suny-2020-grant <p>A group of central New York public colleges is among the winners of the governor's second round of the SUNY 2020 Challenge Grant program.</p><p>The state's College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Upstate Medical University and Onondaga Community College in Syracuse and SUNY Oswego teamed up for the program.</p><p>They were awarded $15 million to start an institute of environmental health and medicine.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 09:34:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 38974 at http://wrvo.org SUNY program aims to boost entrepreneurship in region http://wrvo.org/post/suny-program-aims-boost-entrepreneurship-region <p>The SUNY Research Foundation will give funds to several of its institutions to help foster entrepreneurship, including the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and Upstate Medical University. Thu, 09 May 2013 20:33:58 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 37531 at http://wrvo.org SUNY program aims to boost entrepreneurship in region Researchers to gather in Syracuse to discuss emerging threat of Dengue fever http://wrvo.org/post/researchers-gather-syracuse-discuss-emerging-threat-dengue-fever <p>Biomedical researchers from across the world will converge in Syracuse Friday to discuss a disease that is usually associated with tropical climates. Dengue fever, which is one of the leading causes of illness and death in the tropics, has turned up in the United States. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:17:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 36715 at http://wrvo.org Events like Boston Marathon bombing can have psychological effect on everyone http://wrvo.org/post/events-boston-marathon-bombing-can-have-psychological-effect-everyone <p>Central and northern New York may be hundreds of miles from Boston, but there is still a psychological fallout for people in this region and across the country from the marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt.&nbsp; Fri, 19 Apr 2013 20:19:55 +0000 Ellen Abbott 36503 at http://wrvo.org Research study could lead to new test for colon cancer http://wrvo.org/post/research-study-could-lead-new-test-colon-cancer <p>Researchers at Upstate Medical Center are helping in a nationwide study that could change the way people are screened for colon cancer, and the potential to change the way one of the most dreaded medical screening tests is used. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:34:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 36169 at http://wrvo.org Research study could lead to new test for colon cancer Local health experts promote workplace wellness programs http://wrvo.org/post/local-health-experts-promote-workplace-wellness-programs <p>Stickley, Audi and Co. could be a poster child for workplace wellness. The 900 employees at the Manlius furniture making company lost a collective 2,600 pounds during its last round of a Biggest Loser contest, inspired by the popular TV show. Sat, 30 Mar 2013 09:34:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 35493 at http://wrvo.org Upstate Hospital requesting more funding from state http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-hospital-requesting-more-funding-state <p>SUNY is asking the state for up to $185 million to stabilize its two public teaching hospitals. Most of the cash is needed for the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. But Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse also needs millions. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:58:46 +0000 Ellen Abbott 33513 at http://wrvo.org Upstate Hospital requesting more funding from state Patients leave their mark on Upstate Cancer Center http://wrvo.org/post/patients-leave-their-mark-upstate-cancer-center <p>Some central New York cancer patients have signed their name to the new Upstate Cancer Center being to built next to University Hospital in Syracuse. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:44:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 32915 at http://wrvo.org Patients leave their mark on Upstate Cancer Center New York state now requires notification of dense breast tissue http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-state-now-requires-notification-dense-breast-tissue <p>Letters have started going out from radiologists to women, after normal mammograms, to alert them to a condition that might make it harder for doctors to find breast cancer. &nbsp;A state initiative called the "Breast Density Inform" bill ultimately may force women to have a deeper discussion with their doctors about their risk factors for breast cancer. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:58:42 +0000 Ellen Abbott 32249 at http://wrvo.org New York state now requires notification of dense breast tissue Upstate Medical to work with other universities on MS treatment http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-medical-work-other-universities-ms-treatment <p>A consortium of three upstate medical schools is to receive $12.1 million in funding to try to create a treatment for people living with multiple sclerosis. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 15:00:32 +0000 Kate O'Connell 31376 at http://wrvo.org