It’s Tick Season: Be Tick Aware

BY KATHRYN RUSCITTO, ADVISOR Ticks can carry a variety of illnesses. The past few years, we are seeing new varieties of ticks with higher infection rates. The diseases they carry are often missed or mistaken for other illness and can quickly turn dangerous. According to Dr. Kristopher Paolino, MD, assistant professor of medicine and assistant … Read more

Auburn Community Hospital Awarded $21M Grant By New York State

Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation III Program Supports Essential Health Care Services. Auburn Community Hospital (ACH) has been awarded a $21 million Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Grant. ACH applied for $21 million dollars to fund two major projects that address significant community health care needs. Auburn will use the funding to develop an outpatient … Read more

Seven Steps To Medicaid Compliance Program Readiness

By Maureen Dunn McGlynn The mission of the New York Office of The Medical Inspector General (OMIG) includes enhancing the integrity of the Medicaid program by preventing and detecting fraudulent, abusive and wasteful practices within the Medicaid program. Pursuant to this mission, New York implemented compliance program requirements in 2009. Recently, amended regulations were adopted … Read more

Medical Malpractice Insurance Expert Provides Tailored Risk Protection For Physicians

Jenn Negley, Vice President, National Healthcare Practice at Risk Strategies By Becca Taurisano For the past 30 years, Jenn Negley has worked in medical malpractice insurance, currently serving as Vice President of the National Healthcare Practice at Risk Strategies, a top, national independent specialty insurance brokerage firm. Along the way, she learned every facet of … Read more