My Journey to Antibiotic Stewardship (in a small, rural hospital) by Michael Stearns, RPh, CASAC, Director of Pharmacy

“Michael Stearns, RPh, is director of pharmacy at Ellenville Regional Hospital in Ellenville, NY. He notes that in recent years, the hospital participated in the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services program, which highlighted the need for effective patient-provider liaisons and improved communication and better management of antibiotic prescriptions. …Click here to read more

2017 Annual Gala and Silent Auction

On October 14, 2017, the Ellenville Regional Hospital Foundation hosted its annual Gala and Silent Auction at the White Wolf Restaurant and Lounge in Napanoch, NY. This year’s honoree was Dr. Walter Sperling, who has dedicated over 50 years caring for the residents and summer guests of Ellenville. The event, which raised almost $80,000, was …Click here to read more

The Great American Smokeout is November 16th

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout event. Wear red to show your support on November 16th. Encourage someone you know to use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that …Click here to read more

Employee of the Month: October 2017

Congratulations to Frank Ficsor, Maintenance Mechanic, our October Employee of the Month! Frank is the best! He is always pleasant and friendly, smiling and kind to anyone he sees. Frank is always willing to help – he doesn’t forget what you need and will come back if he can’t help at the moment. He will …Click here to read more