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  • Free Kidney Screening
    Free Kidney Screening
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jeremy Morlock716-529-4393jmorlock@kfwny.org Free Kidney Health Screening in Warsaw is August 30 The Kidney Foundation of Western New York will offer a free community kidney health screening on Tuesday, August 30. The event will take place from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at St. Michael RC Church, 171...
  • WCCHS Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer
    WCCHS Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer
    Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) is very pleased to announce that Mark Wright will be joining the health system as Chief Financial Officer on June 6, 2022. Mark has extensive healthcare leadership experience with more than 30 years in healthcare finance. Most recently, he served as the...
  • WCCHS Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer
    WCCHS Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer
    Warsaw, New York, May 25, 2022 – Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) is very pleased to announce that David Kobis will be joining the health system as Chief Executive Officer on May 31, 2022. A native of Western New York, David has more than 30 years...
  • WCCHS Announces Opening of Dialysis Center
    WCCHS Announces Opening of Dialysis Center
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM ANNOUNCES OPENING OF LIVINGSTON COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER Warsaw, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2022 – Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) announces the opening of the Wyoming County Hospital Dialysis Center (WCHDC) located on the first floor of the Livingston County Center for Nursing...
  • WCCHS Receives Complete Compliance Status for Mammography Quality Standards after MQSA Inspection
    WCCHS Receives Complete Compliance Status for Mammography Quality Standards after MQSA Inspection
    WCCHS received complete compliance status and renewal of certification by the Food and Drug Administration after a recent onsite MQSA (Mammography Quality Standards Act) inspection. We are proud of our mammography services team for once again receiving exceptional results during this annual inspection. What is MQSA?MQSA stands...
  • DR. SALMAN ABBASEY JOINS THE WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM PRIMARY MEDICINE TEAM
    DR. SALMAN ABBASEY JOINS THE WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM PRIMARY MEDICINE TEAM
    Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) announced the addition of Dr. Salman Abbasey, MD to its staff as of September 1, 2021. Dr. Abbasey, a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician, has moved his practice previously located in Geneseo, NY to 1 Parker Lane, Perry, NY. Dr. Abbasey...
  • WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM OPENS NEW MEDICAL OFFICE IN PERRY, NY
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM OPENS NEW MEDICAL OFFICE IN PERRY, NY
    The Wyoming County Family Medicine – Warsaw office has moved to a Perry. The newly remodeled 3,700 square-foot Wyoming County Family Medicine – Perry office recently opened its doors providing comprehensive outpatient care that includes family medicine and obstetrics and gynecologic treatment. The facility features 6 exam...
  • BLOOD DRIVE - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12TH
    BLOOD DRIVE – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12TH
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  • WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM REOPENING OF ELECTIVE PROCEDURES
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM REOPENING OF ELECTIVE PROCEDURES
    In accordance with State and Regional Orders along with Department of Health Directives, Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) plans to resume elective surgeries as of May 4, 2020. According to Orthopedic Surgeon and Chief Medical Officer, “We have taken unprecedented measures to protect the safety of...
  • WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM WORRIES THE CORONAVIRUS IS KEEPING PATIENTS AWAY FROM THE HOSPITAL AS EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS DROP
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM WORRIES THE CORONAVIRUS IS KEEPING PATIENTS AWAY FROM THE HOSPITAL AS EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS DROP
    The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed our lives over the past few weeks.  There has been a healthy fear for the potential spread of this virus throughout the community and everyone has been doing their part to stay home and reduce the spread.  Indicators show that so...
  • WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM INVESTS IN UVC DISINFECTION ROBOT TO HELP FIGHT INFECTIONS - TRU-D SMARTUVC ELIMINATES GERMS WITH CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM INVESTS IN UVC DISINFECTION ROBOT TO HELP FIGHT INFECTIONS – TRU-D SMARTUVC ELIMINATES GERMS WITH CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY
    Patients and staff at Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) are benefiting from innovative technology that disinfects patient rooms, operating rooms, and clinical areas with UVC energy. Tru-D, now part of PDI’s market-leading infection prevention solutions, is a germ-eliminating UVC disinfection robot that has recently been added...
  • Wyoming County Community Health System Launches Telehealth Solutions
    Wyoming County Community Health System Launches Telehealth Solutions
    At Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS), our highest priority is the safety and health of our patients and staff.  In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have adjusted our approach to care and are pleased to bring the benefits of telehealth solutions to our patients. Through...
  • Resident of WCCHS Skilled Nursing Facility Dies From COVID-19
    Resident of WCCHS Skilled Nursing Facility Dies From COVID-19
    This morning, one of the two COVID-19 positive residents at the Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) skilled nursing facility has died. The patient had been cared for in isolation since being tested. From Joseph McTernan, CEO of WCCHS, “Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the resident. As...
  • Residents at the Skilled Nursing Facility Test Positive for COVID-19
    Residents at the Skilled Nursing Facility Test Positive for COVID-19
    This morning, Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) received notice from the New York State Department of Health that two (2) residents of the Skilled Nursing Facility have tested positive for COVID-19. The residents have been cared for in isolation since being tested. With assistance from the New York State...
  • SKILLED NURSING FACILITY RECEIVES TOP RATING FOR RESIDENT CARE
    SKILLED NURSING FACILITY RECEIVES TOP RATING FOR RESIDENT CARE
    Once again, the county’s Skilled Nursing Facility has achieved a five-star rating for quality of resident care as part of the latest Nursing Home Compare from Medicare.gov. The Wyoming County Community Health System announced the news Wednesday, Jan. 29. The SNF has achieved a possible five-out-of-five rating...
  • DONALD T. EICHENAUER TO RETIRE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM AND BE REPLACED BY JOSEPH L. McTERNAN
    DONALD T. EICHENAUER TO RETIRE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM AND BE REPLACED BY JOSEPH L. McTERNAN
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  • WCCHS OPENS  FAMILY PRACTICE SERVICES IN ARCADE
    WCCHS OPENS FAMILY PRACTICE SERVICES IN ARCADE
    Providers, staff, management, and members of WCCHS Board of Managers gathered last week to commemorate the opening of Wyoming County Community Health System’s Family Practice Services in Arcade, NY. WCCHS’s family medicine practice is accepting new patients at both Arcade locations and its new location in Warsaw,...
  • WCCHS PROMOTED CONNIE ALMETER
    WCCHS PROMOTED CONNIE ALMETER
    Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) announced the establishment of the position of Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), as well as the promotion of Connie Almeter to this position at its June 25, 2019 meeting. As our organization has grown and expanded services the important role across the organization...
  • WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM EXPANDS HOSPITALIST PROGRAM
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM EXPANDS HOSPITALIST PROGRAM
    Warsaw, New York, June 4, 2019 – WCCHS announces it has expanded its Hospitalist program.  The WCCHS Hospitalist services are provided by Western New York Physicians, PLLC and the program is led by Rania Karam-Bayoumi, MD who is a full time provider at WCCHS.   Hospitalists programs...
  • Wyoming County Community Health System Introduces New Orthopedic Provider
    Wyoming County Community Health System Introduces New Orthopedic Provider
    Warsaw,New York, April 8, 2019 – This week, WCCHS introduced David Privitera M.D. as itsnewest addition to the medical staff.  Dr. Privitera,who is Board Certified in Orthopedics, will be joining WCCHS’s orthopedic team. Dr. Privitera earned his medicaldoctorate from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons andcompleted his residency...
  • WCCHS Nationally Certified In Advanced Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement
    WCCHS Nationally Certified In Advanced Total Hip And Total Knee Replacement
    Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) today announced it has been awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that...
  • Bolstered by growing surgical revenue, Warsaw hospital preps for $10M expansion
    Bolstered by growing surgical revenue, Warsaw hospital preps for $10M expansion
    After closing out its first profitable year in five years, Wyoming County Community Hospital has begun prepping for a $10 million expansion. The hospital ended 2018 with a $3 million surplus on revenue of $65 million. That’s compared to 2017, when it had just $56 million in...
  • WARSAW — What does the presence of a new, state-of-the-art piece of radiology equipment at Wyoming County Community Health System mean for the local community? “…That patient should come to Warsaw for imaging,” Peggy Morgan Hise, director of radiology outpatient services, chuckled around 1 p.m. on Wednesday...
  • Horse and buggy delivers 10-foot blue spruce to Wyoming County health facility
    Horse and buggy delivers 10-foot blue spruce to Wyoming County health facility
    WARSAW — With the recent delivery of massive trees — the sturdy kind that don’t mind the snow — to businesses and organizations across Wyoming County, it’s certainly beginning to look a lot like Christmas. But perhaps nowhere so much as the Wyoming County Community Health System’s...
  • Wyoming County Community Health System Decreases Medication Errors
    Wyoming County Community Health System Decreases Medication Errors
    Medication-related complications due to error are a serious concern for hospitals dedicated to maintaining patient safety. These preventable errors can increase the length of stay for patients and healthcare costs for the hospital. Aiming to reduce instances of medication error, Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) began a robust...