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Hospital Sleep Disorders Center gets accreditation

Health The Sleep Disorders Center at Rome Memorial Hospital has earned a five-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The Academy assesses sleep medicine facilities to ensure that those in the field of sleep medicine provide excellent healthcare and enhance the awareness of sleep as an important element for health, public safety and the quality of life. “By... 4:00pm 08/21/17

Registration starts for nature center’s ‘Wild Goose Chase’

Health Runners and walkers may go on a “Wild Goose Chase” for the second annual 5K along the trails of Rogers Center in Sherburne at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. Those who pre-register for the “Wild Goose Chase” by Aug. 31 will save $5 and are guaranteed a free T-shirt. After Sept. 13, potential participants will need to wait until Sept. 16 for “Day Of” registrations at the event... 4:00pm 08/21/17

Spots available in Sherrill bowling leagues

Health SHERRILL — The Sherrill Community Activity Center, 139 E. Hamilton Road, is hosting adult and youth bowling leagues from September through April. The Wednesday and Thursday night women’s leagues, and Thursday morning and Friday night couples’ leagues are looking for teams. Call 315-363-6525 for details. Aug. 22, 6 p.m.: Tuesday mixed league, three person teams; Friday and... 4:00pm 08/21/17

Students explore health careers at RMH

Health Rome Memorial Hospital’s three-day Health Care Academy program introduced 17 students from nine schools to an array of health care careers. “The students had an opportunity to meet with health care workers from numerous departments throughout the hospital, talk about their jobs and see them in action in addition to participating in hands-on activities,” said Julie Chrysler,... 4:00pm 08/14/17

St. E’s picks environmental services director

Health Dave Gogola has been named director of environmental services at the St. Elizabeth campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System. He is responsible for the management and oversight of the Environmental Services Department, including linen distribution. For the last two years, Gogola has served as the evening housekeeping supervisor at the St. Elizabeth campus and has 15 years’... 4:00pm 08/14/17

MVHS adds da Vinci Si Surgical System

Health Mohawk Valley Health System recently acquired a da Vinci Si Surgical System to enhance operating room capabilities. Surgeons at the St. Elizabeth campus, Utica, are currently using the system for urological surgery, with plans to expand to include surgeries in the areas of gynecologic, thoracic, cardiac and general surgery. The system’s 3D-HD vision system gives surgeons a... 4:00pm 08/14/17