Press Releases

Local company joins international entity, triples clinical trial opportunities for Central New...

lucy wang - Friday, June 24, 2022
Local company joins international entity, triples clinical trial opportunities for Central New Yorkers   East Syracuse-based Clarity Clinical Research has joined Velocity Clinical Research, the leading international integrated clinical site business. Clarity is now “Velocity Clinical Research Syracuse” after the acquisition at the end of 2021, which has led to an influx...

Cycle Your Worries Away

Nicole Chidsey - Monday, June 20, 2022
Cycle Your Worries Away World Bicycle Day was celebrated earlier this month on June 3 to “recognize the versatility and uniqueness of the bicycle, as well as its reliability and sustainability as a mode of transportation.” On April 12, 2018, the resolution declaring June 3 as World Bicycle Day was unanimously adopted by all 193 member states of the UN General Assembly....

Cervical cancer screening saves lives

Edward Byrnes - Thursday, June 9, 2022
Cervical cancer screening saves lives    In New York state, 20 percent of individuals who are eligible for cervical cancer screening are not following the screening guidelines, despite the evidence that screening saves lives.   A review of data by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield found that, since 1976, the number of cases of cervical cancer diagnosed in New York state has...

Transition of Leadership for Oswego Health, Backus to Become President and CEO in 2023

Jamie Leszczynski - Thursday, June 2, 2022
Transition of Leadership for Oswego Health, Backus to Become President and CEO in 2023. The Oswego Health Board of Directors is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2023, with the retirement of Michael Harlovic, Michael Backus will be the health system’s new President and CEO.   Since 2017, Harlovic has overseen the strategic, executive, and operational guidance for...

Dr. Aaron Bianco Recently Performed his 400th Sacroiliac Joint Fusion

Brittany Koch - Friday, May 20, 2022
Dr. Aaron Bianco Recently Performed his 400th Sacroiliac Joint Fusion By Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Posted: 5/20/2022     Dr. Aaron Bianco recently completed his 400th sacroiliac (SI) joint fusion procedure using the iFuse Implant System® (iFuse). iFuse, the only SI joint fusion device with multiple RCTs and prospective clinical publications, is used to treat...

Auburn Community Hospital Receives High Marks for Patient Safety ACH is 1 of 16 Hospitals in New...

Matt Chadderdon - Thursday, May 12, 2022
Auburn Community Hospital Receives High Marks for Patient Safety ACH is 1 of 16 Hospitals in New York State to earn a Grade of “B”  – Every year, hospitals across the country demonstrate their commitment to transparency and quality improvement through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Founded in 2000, the Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization driving a movement...

Auburn Orthopedic Specialists (AOS) Introduces New Non-Operative Option for Managing Knee Pain

Matt Chadderdon - Thursday, April 21, 2022
Matt Chadderdon Thursday, April 21, 2022 AOS is the first Orthopedic Practice in the area to offer a non-operative option for knee arthritis and post-operative pain reducing the need for narcotics or other pain medications. Auburn Orthopedic Specialists (AOS) is now offering a non-operative option for knee arthritis pain and a pre-operative treatment prior to knee replacement to help...

Auburn Orthopedic Specialists (AOS) Introduces New Non-Operative Option for Managing Knee Pain

Matt Chadderdon - Thursday, April 21, 2022
AOS is the first Orthopedic Practice in the area to offer a non-operative option for knee arthritis and post-operative pain reducing the need for narcotics or other pain medications. Auburn Orthopedic Specialists (AOS) is now offering a non-operative option for knee arthritis pain and a pre-operative treatment prior to knee replacement to help with post-operative pain and will also help reduce...

Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Nicole Chidsey - Friday, April 15, 2022
Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Celebrates National Volunteer Week SOS Employees Have a “Volunteer Passport” to Help at Local Organizations   East Syracuse, NY – Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS) is pleased to announce it will recognize National Volunteer Week by offering employees a “Volunteer Passport” which grants them paid time off of...

Lives are saved through organ donation – register today

Edward Byrnes - Friday, March 25, 2022
Lives are saved through organ donation – register today SYRACUSE, NY - More than 8,500 New York state residents are waiting for an organ transplant that can save their life, according to a review of state data by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. Unfortunately, time will run out for around 500 of them, as that is the average number of New Yorkers who die each year before a compatible...