• Golden Age of ConnextCare

    While ConnextCare in Pulaski is savoring its golden anniversary in 2019, it is also continuing its evolution as a major force on the regional health care scene.   From an economic development standpoint, Connext... Read More

  • Rome Memorial latest hospital to join Upstate's Telestroke Network

    Rome Memorial Hospital is the latest health care facility to sign on to participate in the Telestroke Network at Upstate University Hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke Center in Syracuse.   Through its Telestroke Network, Upstate Unive... Read More

  • Dingmans Acquire Fulton Medicine Place

    David and Tracy Dingman of Fulton, owners of The Medicine Place in Phoenix, recently acquired the Fulton Medicine Place from Frank and Fran Badagnani, who founded both businesses.   The Dingmans have owned the Phoenix store... Read More

  • Oswego Health Ranks Among Best in Treating Infection

    Oswego Health is tied for third best in a ranking of Upstate New York hospitals when it comes to effectively treating severe sepsis and septic shock.Sixty-two percent of patients received appropriate care for the infection at Oswego Health during t... Read More

  • NOCHSI Changes Name to Connextcare

    Northern Oswego County Health Services, Inc. has announced it has changed its name to ConnextCare.The health care network, which has served Oswego County residents since 1969, adopted the new name, ConnextCare, to better reflect its growth in staff... Read More

  • Oswego Health Foundation Announces New Officers, Member

    The Oswego Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the health system, has announced its officers and a new board member following its recent annual meeting.Elected chair was Barbara Bateman, who serves as the vice president-branch manager of NB... Read More

  • OH Awarded Grant to Transform Behavioral Health Services

    Oswego Health was recently awarded a $13 million grant from the New York State Department of Health that the health system will use to transform its behavioral health services in the county.“This is wonderful news for Oswego Health,” sa... Read More

  • Oswego Health Welcomes New President, CEO

    Oswego Health recently welcomed its new president and CEO, Michael Harlovic, to the health system and community.“The board and I believe the community will find Michael possesses the necessary leadership skills and experiences that will allow... Read More

  • Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton to Close

    Officials at Michaud Residential Health Services, an 89-bed nursing home located in Fulton, announced that they are pursuing a plan to cease operations and close within the year.   The New York State Department of Health has reviewed and... Read More

  • 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 164

Issue 164
October/November 2019

Cover Story

  • Cruse Control
  • Jeff Cruse takes over as top leader for Novelis’ Oswego Works


Linda Eagan

On The Job

What type of marketing do you find most effective?

Success Stories

The Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County

My Turn

Why President Trump Won’t Admit Mistakes


News Briefs on Local Businesses & Business People

Economic Trends

Oswego County IDA Recapitalizes Popular Loan Program

Last Page

Rodmon King