FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WCCHS Contact: Michael Corcimiglia, Acting CEO
(585) 786-8940, Ext. 4304
Contact: Julie Barry, Grants and Public
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 and Rehabilitation facility, located at 11 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris, NY.
The dialysis center is a joint venture, with Livingston and Wyoming County sharing a much needed service for both Counties.
The WCHDC has a capacity to treat six dialysis patients at one time. Dr. Edwin Anand, Dialysis Medical Director, stated, “We are excited to bring state of the art, safe, high quality dialysis to the area, so that our kidney patients can receive safe care and their dialysis treatment close to home, without the need to travel far.”
Dr. Anand is Board Certified in Internal Medicine/Nephrology and completed his fellowship in Nephrology at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Buffalo. Michael Corcimiglia, Acting CEO of WCCHS, stated, “We continue to expand services and are very pleased to join with Livingston County and offer dialysis services to the people of Wyoming County and the surrounding area.
Stephen Woodruff, Director of Long Term Care at the Livingston County Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, added, “This partnership will provide our residents the opportunity to get these lifesustaining treatments in the comfort of their own living space, in addition to providing the community with a medically necessary service on our beautiful campus. Through partnerships like this, we will continue to bring best-in-class services and procedures to residents here in Livingston County.”
Rebecca Ryan, Wyoming County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman, “We are very excited to open the Wyoming County Hospital Dialysis Center. This is will provide vital, quality care to both Wyoming and Livingston County residents. It is a perfect example of ‘shared services’ producing a state of the art facility with cost-savings and the utmost efficiency built in. This would not have been possible without the dedication, hard work and collaboration of the two county governments and Wyoming County Community Hospital.”
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Anand, please contact the WCCHS Specialty Clinic Office at (585) 786-1555.
About Wyoming County Community Health System
Wyoming County Community Health System has been serving Wyoming County and the surrounding area for over 100 years and continues its commitment of providing outstanding healthcare services for our rural community. WCCHS, a full service, County-owned health system comprised of a 62-bed acute-care hospital with a 138 bed Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw, N.Y., provides 24-hour emergency care, as well as a full range of specialty health care. Services include family medicine, orthopedics, women’s health, general surgery, mental health, ophthalmology, neurology, ENT, and a variety of other specialty services. WCCHS is the area’s first hospital to be nationally certified for advanced total hip and total knee replacement surgery and is accredited by The Joint Commission and the American College of Radiology. WCCHS has outpatient offices in Arcade, N.Y., that also offer a wide range of specialist clinics, diagnostics and treatment services.
About Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
The Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (LCCNR) offers 24-hour skilled nursing services ranging from short-term, post-acute rehabilitative care to traditional long-term care. Residents receive care in a manner that addresses the needs of the individual. Recognizing the potential in every individual, the LCCNR focuses on turning potential into ability, discomfort into comfort.