Albany Medical Center, Albany NY

Selected news for Albany Medical Center, Albany NY, representing 4% of data collected since 10/2017. Recent stories appear in poststar.com and themilitant.com. This hospital/health system shares news with Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls NY, Andrew Cuomo, VMG Health, COVID-19 and dozens of others.

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12/26/2020 Births — Nov. 14 to Dec. 3 | Births | poststar.com poststar.com Births — Nov. 14 to Dec. 3 Dec 26, 2020 SaveSaratoga Hospital A daughter, Vivian Mae, to Drew and Allison TROMBLEY , Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 at 12:25 p.m., 6 pounds 4 ounces, 20.25 inches long.Maternal grandparents are Nancy Wolkonowski of Schenectady and Leonard J. Butler Jr. of Rochester. Maternal great-grandparent is Florence Wolkonowski of Rochester. Paternal grandparents are Michelle and Mark Miller of Hudson Falls, Bill Trombley ...
12/21/2020 Glens Falls Hospital sees surge in COVID-19 patients | Local | poststar.com poststar.com ... for 25 people with coronavirus. At the previous peak of the virus, the hospital had 12 patients at one time.One of the 25 patients is in intensive care. One patient was transferred from Albany Medical Center Hospital in an effort to keep that hospital from being overwhelmed.The rest of the patients are local people.In an indication of how quickly the caseload is growing, Glens Falls Hospital on ...
12/17/2020 Week XL: First COVID-19 vaccinations given as cases surge altamontenterprise.com ... hospitals.”Hospitals that are used to working individually, Cuomo said, have to work as part of a system so that patients can be transferred as needed. Earlier in the week, Ferdinand Venditti from Albany Medical Center , had said just such a system is already in place locally.The state’s health commissioner, Howard Zucker, sent a letter to hospital administrators on Wednesday, saying, “As you know, we are in ...
12/16/2020 The shot heard ‘round the world spotlightnews.com 0 Health care workers at Albany Medical Center Hospital started earlier this week and nursing home residents in Albany County are slated to get the first round of COVID-19 vaccination on Monday Dec. 21., marking local implementation of the largest coordinated governmental effort in recent memory. The logistics of administering the vaccine to nearly 330 million Americans is unprecedented, and made more complex by the urgency associated with the ...
12/16/2020 Ellis Hospital helps get COVID vaccines to Glens Falls Hospital staff news10.com ... COVID-19 vaccines in New York starting on Wednesday, thanks to some help from another hospital.According to hospital spokesman Ray Agnew, three hospitals in the Capital Region received the coronavirus vaccine this week; Albany Medical Center , St. Peter’s Hospital and Ellis Hospital. Although the vaccines are only at those three locations, practitioners from elsewhere can come and get vaccinated. A supply at Ellis Hospital was allocated for Glens ...
12/14/2020 First COVID vaccinations administered in Capital Region dailygazette.com First COVID vaccinations administered in Capital Region The Daily Gazette SECTIONS PHOTOGRAPHER: ERICA MILLER/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Respiratory therapist Jeffrey Rings receives the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine from registered nurse Patricia Meo at Albany Medical Center on Monday.Categories: -The Daily Gazette , News ALBANY — The first Capital Region resident was vaccinated against COVID-19 on Monday, a major milestone in a pandemic that has killed at least 443 people in ...
12/11/2020 Cases, hospitalizations and deaths increase, but Capital District bed capacity still solid spotlightnews.com ... the current level of cases and some room to spare should the surge continue.“We are very confident, as a group of hospitals, that we have this under control,” said Dr. Ferdinand Venditti, Albany Medical Center executive vice president for system care delivery. “We do see a path to caring for more COVID patients should the need arise and we do think that there is a good possibility the ...
12/11/2020 Local hospitalizations rising fast | Local | poststar.com poststar.com The number of people hospitalized with coronavirus at Glens Falls Hospital has nearly tripled in one week, from four last week to 10 on Friday.On Monday of last week, Glens Falls Hospital only had two coronavirus patients.At Saratoga Hospital, which has usually had more coronavirus patients than Glens Falls Hospital, the coronavirus patient loads doubled, from eight last week to 16 on Friday.Albany Medical Center Hospital has ...
12/10/2020 COVID positive test rates, hospitalization continue to rise in Capital Regoin dailygazette.com ... single unit of Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs. Two more elderly residents of the Eddy Heritage House in Troy died, and three more tested positive. On Thursday, the region’s largest hospital, Albany Medical Center , said it had 63 COVID-positive inpatients ranging from infancy to age 96. There are positive details within that total, however: Only two patients are so severely ill that they need to be ...
12/10/2020 Albany Med Director Confident in Hospitals' Response spectrumlocalnews.com With hospitalizations in Albany County at their highest level since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Albany Medical Center ’s general director answered a number of questions Thursday on what hospitals can handle right now, and what the vaccine rollout will look like in the region.Dr. Ferdinand Venditti of Albany Med joined County Executive Dan McCoy on Thursday, expressing confidence that area hospitals have the capacity for more ...
12/9/2020 Staffing struggle at the forefront of emergency hospital planning news10.com ... With overworked nurses and staff members contracting the virus themselves, staffing has become the main struggle for many hospitals in the Capital Region.“We’re just continually working with barebones,” Sara Thompson, an Albany Medical Center ICU nurse, said. ” I just, can’t even describe to you what it’s like to be locked in a room with a COVID patient who is acutely ill.”Thompson joined ...
12/9/2020 Vernon J. "Butch" Canape, Jr. | Obituaries | poststar.com poststar.com Feb. 12, 1940—Dec. 3, 2020BROADALBIN—Vernon J. “Butch” Canape, Jr., 80, of MacVean Road, Broadalbin passed away on Thursday December 3, 2020 at Albany Medical Center .He was born in Amsterdam on February 12, 1940 a son of Vernon and Madeline Canape and was a 1957 graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School. After graduation he enlisted in the Marine Corp. and later graduated from Barry University ...
12/9/2020 Annual Santa speedo sprint fundraising totals announced news10.com ALBANY, N.Y. ( NEWS10 ) – The 15th-Annual Santa Speedo Sprint, to benefit the Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Medical Center , announced the results of their virtual event. It was held on December 5 around the Capital Region.The Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy announced that the event raised $15,000. Of that amount, over $6,600 was raised by local celebrity Jennifer “JC” Colletti ...
12/8/2020 Sally M. Smith | Obituaries | poststar.com poststar.com WARRENSBURG—Sally M. Smith, 83, formerly of Warrensburg, passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Albany Medical Center following a long illness. Born June 10, 1937 in Warrensburg, she was the daughter of the late John and Hazel (Walsh) McElroy.She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a 1955 graduate of Warrensburg Central School.She married Franklyn Smith on May 25, 1957 at the Warrensburg First ...
12/8/2020 OSHA sends notices to Albany Med for COVID-19 investigation news10.com ALBANY, N.Y. ( NEWS10 ) — OSHA sent Albany Medical Center two notices demanding answers about COVID-19 protocol at the hospital involving personal protective equipment or employees who become sick with the coronavirus.The notices come days after the New York State Nurses Association filed an OSHA complaint against Albany Med. The complaint alleges the hospital forced nurses to use N95 masks repeatedly over a period of 20 shifts. Shifts can ...