• New Leader Takes Reins at Oswego Health

    Michael Harlovic is the new president and CEO at Oswego Health.Harlovic was approved unanimously by the members of the Oswego Health board and will begin working on July 3.Harlovic arrives at Oswego Health with more than 31 years of health care exp... Read More

  • Telemedicine Trends Upward in Health Care Sector

    The best is yet to come.With modern technology advancing at a whirlwind pace, it’s no wonder it is dramatically impacting the world of health care.Dr. Isabelle Bichindaritz is an associate professor and director of biomedical informatics̷... Read More

  • Hospital-Acquired Conditions Oswego Gets High Marks

    Oswego Health is receiving rave reviews for its efforts at controlling hospital-acquired conditions.OH is even outperforming its neighbors in Onondaga County — including Upstate University Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, an... Read More

  • Young Entrepreneur Sets Sights on Hearing Loss

    Jacob Reisch has been wearing hearing aids and visiting more than 150 senior living communities since graduating from Cornell University earlier this year.  “You definitely feel the stigma,” said the 25-year-old Geneva native who has... Read More

  • Is There a Hospitalist in the House?

    Michael Alcasid and his wife Marie Margaret Castillo-Alcasid have a lot in common.They are both from the Philippines and went through quite similar medical training paths to become doctors.In addition, they both practice as hospitalists at Oswego Hea... Read More

  • Farnham: Opiates Reign Supreme Among Addicts

    New Farnham Family Services’ Executive Director Eric Bresee is stepping into his new role amidst a drug epidemic.Farnham, which is celebrating its 45th year, reports that 2015 was the first year that heroin and opiates overtook alcohol and mari... Read More

  • When Urgency Means Seeing a Doctor

    More than 40 million Americans suffer from urinary incontinence (UI). Despite the alarming statistics, many patients feel uncomfortable talking about it, even with their physician. For those who suffer from UI it can be embarrassing and often debilit... Read More

  • Dynamic Duo

    “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: Nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not: Unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: The world is full of educated derel... Read More

  • Need a Doctor? Head to Price Chopper in Fulton

    Price Chopper in Fulton was selected as one of four locations across New York state to pilot Doctor on Demand, a new video telemedicine program that will allow customers to remotely meet with a board-certified physician right in the store. The traffi... Read More

Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 149

Issue 149
April/May 2017

Cover Story

  • John Cerniglia
  • Main concern is about matching physician with hospital, community

  • Stacy Varre
  • No. 1 priority is offering a high level of customer service

  • Christopher Mitchell
  • Recruiting the right physicians can take months, sometimes years, hundreds of communications and many meetings

  • Deborah Tuttle
  • Unlike other hospitals in the area, SUNY Upstate relies on each department to recruit its own physicians


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