UHS Stay Healthy Summer 2013 Issue
Summer 2013
Healing powers

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy successfully treats radiation treatment complications

Fun in the sun

Keeping kids safe in the summertime

Life's a Marathon

Runner returns to ICU in triumph

Driven by Data

UHS and BU partnership reduces readmissions

Scope It Out

New videoendoscopy system

The Wait is Over

See Walk-In wait times online

In a Class by Itself

As a teaching hospital, UHS Wilson Medical Center helps lead the way

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Stop Bugging Me

Find out how to avoid the bugs, bees and pests that can cause unexpected reactions

WEB EXCLUSIVE: 5 Tips

Get five tips for helping your friend or loved one avoid a hospital readmission.

Combining Our Strengths

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

 

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UHS Stay Healthy Spring 2013 Issue
Spring 2013
Upper Management

UHS diabetes team helps patients live healthier lives

Women’s World

UHS cares for women at every age and every stage of their lives

World Famous

UHS pathology and laboratory services make their mark

Let’s Get Physical

UHS Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation on Vestal Parkway is now open

New ICU for You

UHS Wilson opens new intensive care unit

Welcome Home

UHS Primary Care Owego now open

Refresh Yourself

Mixto laser treatment rejuvenates the skin

Screenings for Women

Know when to test

Simple Steps for Living Well

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Special Cardiac 2013 Issue
Special Cardiac Issue 2013
Center of Attention

UHS chest pain center saves lives

A Picture of Health

UHS anticoagulation clinic helps outpatients maintain a healthy blood flow

Going for the Gold

UHS Wilson earns award from the american heart association

Advances in Cardiology

How UHS is keeping on the cutting edge of cardiac care

Where the Heart Is

Cardiac care in your community

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Cold weather raises your risk of heart attack

Moving Pictures

Real-time 3-D echocardiography enhances valve surgery

At Close Range

The delicate balance anticoagulation therapy requires

Keeping the Beat

Why chest pain center accreditation matters

Resources for Heart Health

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Fall 2013 Issue
Fall 2013
Less is More

New and safer minimally invasive gynecologic procedures

Close Call in the Country

UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital reduces turnaround times for heart attack victims

Home Addition

UHS Home Care to expand to three more counties

Primary Concerns

Enhanced and expanded primary care services key into patient needs

Get Well Soon

Inpatient physical rehabilitation

After-school Snacks

Peanut butter banana roll-ups recipe

Have a Safe Fall

The UHS Concussion Center

No Flue for You

Advances in the flu vaccine

Among the Best

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Special Cancer Issue 2013 Issue
Special Cancer Issue
Coffee Break

Five days of CyberKnife therapy cured prostate cancer for Walter Carmon

Quick Step

UHS Breast Center expedites answers from diagnosis through recovery

Cancer Champions

Triathletes donate their medals to patients challenging cancer

Body of Work

Pilot Cancer survivorship program cares for the whole person

Break the Habit

Smoking is a major preventable cause of cancer

More than Managing

Support group offers hope for lymphedema patients

Fore!

400 attend event with golf legend Nancy Lopez

Meet Dr. Bayne

David Bayne, MD, has joined UHS Urology

A Day Off from Cancer

Photos from the Cancer Survivors’ Celebration at the Binghamton Zoo

Web Exclusive: Unraveling History

Testing for the breast cancer gene

Our Cancer Team Stands Ready

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Winter 2014 Issue
Winter 2014
Game On

A comprehensive approach to getting back in the game

Joint Effort

Knee pain is no match for UHS joint replacement center

Brain Trust

UHS and Binghamton University research could pave way for Alzheimer’s test

Without Missing A Beat

New procedure significantly increases angioplasty success rates

Only the Best

Quality and safety results gain recognition

Stay Resolute

How to stick with your resolution to get fit in 2014

Steady as We Go

UHS and Broome County pilot nationwide fall-prevention program

Rocking Rehab

New Physical Therapy Center in Norwich

Honored to Serve

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Spring 2014 Issue
Spring 2014
The Right Mix

UHS providers coordinate care to help a toddler get needed services

Sawing Logs

Seep apnea proves no match for this powerhouse

"How Can We Help?"

UHS auxiliaries are busy making a difference

Treat Yourself

Give yourself the gift of health this Mother’s Day

Local Flavor

More primary care options in Delaware, Chenango counties

Play It Safe

Ease back into your outdoor fitness regimen to avoid injury

On the Move

UHS Home Care – Norwich now in Eaton Center

A Well-Coordinated Team

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Spring 2014 Issue
Summer 2014
Putting Care on the Map

UHS Primary Care is close and convenient

Safe at Home

UHS Home Care expands services

A Tiny Menace

Don’t let ticks ruin your summer

The Right Prescription

UHS pharmacies combine convenience and safety

A Leap Forward

New technology aids breast cancer prognosis and treatment plans

UHS at Your Fingertips

The new uhs.net makes finding the information you need easier

Oatmeal Pecan Waffles Recipe

Pecan-studded waffles topped with seasonal berries

Quality Care, Where You Live

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Special Cancer 2014 Issue
Special Cancer Issue 2014
Step by Step

Coordinated breast care at UHS reduces wait times and anxiety

Route to Recovery

Dedicated nurse coordinators guide patients through treatment

Wit and Wisdom

Golf legend Nancy Lopez kicks off tournament with local women

Now Playing in 3-D

Newest mammogram technology now available at UHS Breast Center

Top Tier in the Southern Tier

UHS Breast Center accreditation speaks to its quality

No More Film"

Digital mammography is now the norm at UHS

By the Numbers

How UHS compares in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment

A Reputation for Quality

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Special Cardiac 2015 Issue
Special Cardiac Issue 2015
Under One Umbrella

Introducing the UHS Heart Institute

A New Solution

UHS first in the Binghamton area to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Lighten Up

6 tips for cooking lighter

Close to the Heart

UHS heart institute connects far-flung patients to world-class care

Every Step of the Way

UHS Cardiac Rehabilitation helps heart patients recover

Go for the Gold

UHS ranks highly in treatment of heart failure

Heart at Home

Program helps cardiac patients remain healthy and independent

Heart to Heart

Melody Barton, RN, provides one-on-one support to help heart patients thrive

Our Hearts Are in Our Work

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Spring 2013 Issue
Spring 2015
In Full Swing

UHS weight management programs offer surgical and lifestyle solutions

Life Lessons
UHS orthopedic specialists put patients’ bones and joints back together after traumatic injuries

One Step at a Time

Take a walk with UHS at your side

Climbing the Family Tree

How well do you know your family health history?

Picture Perfect
3D mammography reduces repeat screenings

Comforts for Home
Useful ideas from the showroom

Rediscovering Your Get‑up‑and‑Go

Tips for starting and maintaining an active lifestyle after bariatric surgery

Know Your Risks
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Should your screening schedule change?

We Can Help with Your Commitment

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Summer Issue
Summer 2015
Big-City Care, Small-Town Doctors

Rural patients enjoy advantages of UHS SYSTEM

Sunny Days are Here Again!
Tips to help you enjoy a healthier and safer summer

On the Upswing

A place for patients not quite ready to leave the hospital

The Ideal Family

UHS Senior Living at Ideal marks its 25th anniversary

Featured Speakers
UHS experts present at White House-sponsored fall prevention symposium

HEARTSafe
UHS mobilizes in-house team if someone has heart attack

Be a Locavore

6 reasons to eat locally this summer

More Sunny Days

Tips on avoiding bug-borne infections and sunburns

Letter from the Chmielewski daughters

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Staying the Course for Quality Care

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Fall/Cancer 2015 Issue
Fall/Cancer 2015
Ahead of the Game

Should you consider lung cancer screening?

Circle of Support
Specialized services make a difference for those receiving cancer care

Check It Out

Colorectal cancer screening saves lives

Groundbreaking

New UHS comprehensive orthopedics center to consolidate care

Cancer Council
Patients and families invited to provide input on cancer care at UHS

By the Numbers
Colorectal cancer diagnoses at UHS

A New Dimension

New 3D guidance system aids breast biopsies

Seal of Approval

UHS Breast Center re-accredited

A Healthy Lifestyle

UHS Stay Healthy Kids sets families up for a lifetime of good health

Reach Out and Read

Doctor opens world of books to kids

Kick Butts

You can quit smoking with support

You’re Not Facing Cancer Alone

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Special Cardiac 2016 Issue
Special Cardiac Issue 2016
Pump It Up

Know these numbers by heart

Breathing Easy
Minimally invasive procedure relieves cardiomyopathy symptoms

Recipe for Heart Health

Spaghetti with turkey meat sauce

Time is Tight

Learn heart attack symptoms and get help fast

Investment in Technology
Catheterization lab and electrophysiology lab renovations

An Abundance of Expertise
Fellowship program in cardiology to begin July 2016

Back in Action

Cardiac rehabilitation is key to a full recovery

Resources for the Heart

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Summer 2016 Issue
Summer Issue 2016
Better Every Day

UHS Center for Advanced Wound Care provides a path to healing

Gut Instincts
UHS offers cutting-edge tests and treatments for gastrointestinal disorders

Gardening Without Pain

5 tips for proper ergonomics

Welcome Back

Surgeon returns to UHS after stint as a gentleman farmer

Two by 2
Get your child tested for lead

Brain Trust
Top neurosurgery group joins UHS

10,000 Hearts Healed

Cardiac rehabilitation is key to a full recovery

Pain in the Rear

UHS surgeon has wise advice about embarrassing conditions

On the Lookout

The wound and diabetes connection

We’re Building on Our Strengths

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Special 2016 Issue
Special Orthopedic Issue 2016
Hitting It Out of the Park

Baseball pro turns to UHS for shoulder surgery

Back to Work
Chiropractic care a proven option

Heads Up

UHS Concussion Center leads the way

Under One Roof

UHS Orthopedic Center now open

On the Attack
Fighting back against rheumatoid arthritis

An orthopedic center like no other

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Special Cancer Issue 2016
Special Cancer Issue 2016
Know Your Risk

Understanding breast cancer risk can help you make informed screening and prevention choices

Out of the Rough

A patient-centered, multidisciplinary approach to cancer care

Helping Children Cope

Children’s cancer support group now available

Reintroducing Hope
UHS program helps patients fight cancer-related fatigue

Outreach
UHS efforts to prevent cancer in the community

80 by 18
UHS participates in colorectal cancer screening initiative

Support for Living
Palliative Care Program expanded to include outpatient services

Cancer caregivers need support, too

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Special Cardiac 2017
Special Cardiac Issue 2017
A Steady Beat

Ablation procedure for atrial fibrillation now available at UHS

Signs of Trouble
Heart attack symptoms are not always what you’d think

Recipe for Health

Slow-cooker pulled chicken

A Healthy Relationship

Heart Failure Clinic launched in the hospital

Big-Hearted
UHS Heart & Vascular Institute expands

Is It a Heart Attack?
UHS Chest Pain Center earns special accreditation

Far and Wide
Cardiac services available in outlying areas

Check It Out
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Hearts in Good Hands

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Spring 2017
Spring Issue 2017
Raising the Bar

UHS redefines primary care to reflect changing consumer preferences

A Leg Up
Outpatient procedures treat peripheral artery disease before it worsens

Journey Through Cancer

Art by UHS patient to be featured on Lilly website

Words that Heal

Language can ease the stigma of substance use disorders

Be PrEPared
Medication can reduce risk of HIV

A Patriot Among Us
UHS supervisor Tom Polhamus receives Patriot Award

Check It Out
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Making an Impact

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Summer 2017
Summer Issue 2017
Making a Difference

UHS Neurosurgery rivals world-class large academic medical centers

Relief at Last
Busy grandmother finds solution to disabling pain

Sunny Days

4 tips to prevent summer sunburns

In a Tangle

Aneurysms aren’t the ‘ticking time bombs’ they are thought to be

Beat the Rush
Schedule your child's back-to-school physical today

A Watchful Eye
UHS introduces ‘Watchman’ to curb stroke risk

Recipe for Health
Start the day with a power bowl

Improving Always

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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UHS Stay Healthy Special Opioid 2017
Special Opioid Issue 2017
Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

Addiction treatment helps pregnant women recover and babies thrive

Front Line
UHS confronts the opioid epidemic with wraparound services

No Limits

UHS expands its medication assisted opioid treatment program

Making History

The evolution of UHS’ substance use treatment services

Opportunity for Treatment
Programs for opioid users in the criminal justice system

Our Approach to the Opioid Epidemic
By Peter Ronan, MD, medical director of Addiction Medicine at UHS

All Are Welcome
How UHS Wilson Medical Center’s Perinatal Center supports mothers in recovery

In Our Backyard

A letter from Matthew J. Salanger, president and CEO, UHS

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