Press Releases

St. Joseph’s Health Recognized as 5-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery by Healthgrades

kelly quinn - Tuesday, August 24, 2021
St. Joseph’s Health Recognized as 5-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery by Healthgrades St. Joseph’s Health is the only hospital in Syracuse to receive this award for the 4th year in a row   Syracuse, NY  (August 24, 2021) – St. Joseph’s Health today announced that it is a 5-star recipient for Vaginal Delivery as recognized by Healthgrades,...

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield addresses health disparities in upstate New York with new Health...

Edward Byrnes - Tuesday, August 17, 2021
  Excellus BlueCross BlueShield addresses health disparities in upstate New York with new Health Equity Awards Nonprofit organizations are invited to apply beginning August 17   SYRACUSE, NY – Recognizing structural racism as a driving force of health inequities and a barrier to its goal of health equity, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield invites nonprofit...

Excellus BCBS named to the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion ®

Aida Byrne - Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Excellus BCBS named to the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion ®   Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is pleased to be named to the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion after receiving a top score of 100 percent on the 2021 Disability Equality Index (DEI), a national benchmarking survey by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with...

The Center for Wound Healing at Oswego Health Recognized with National President’s Circle Award for...

Jamie Leszczynski - Monday, July 12, 2021
The Center for Wound Healing at Oswego Health Recognized with National President’s Circle Award for Clinical Excellence in Patient Satisfaction and Clinical Outcomes  Oswego Health physicians, leaders, and clinicians gathered to celebrate the President’s Circle award, which was given to The Center for Wound Healing. The Center along with only 15 others around the country were...

Excellus BCBS, Camping World collaborate on Make-A-Wish reveal event

Edward Byrnes - Friday, July 2, 2021
  Excellus BCBS, Camping World collaborate on Make-A-Wish reveal event Camping wishes come true for five young dreamers   SYRACUSE, NY – Excellus BlueCross BlueShield was proud to participate in a special Make-A-Wish reveal held on Friday, June 25 at Camping World in Syracuse. This event was generously supported by Camping World and Excellus BCBS.  The reveal...

Oneida Health Hospital Earns Highest Quality Rating

Kevin Prosser - Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Oneida Health Hospital Earns Highest Quality Rating  – Oneida Health Hospital has received a five-star rating for overall quality of care from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in its recently released 2021 hospital rankings annual report. Oneida Health Hospital is one of only seven hospitals in the entire state to receive CMS’ coveted five-star rating. CMS...

Alzheimer's in CNY doesn’t need to be so “agitating”

crystal destefano - Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Alzheimer's in CNY doesn’t need to be so “agitating”   Syracuse, NY (June 8, 2021) – Central New Yorkers will have something new to celebrate during this year’s Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, which began June 1st.   Clarity Clinical Research in East Syracuse is part of a new national research study of an investigational oral...

St. Joseph’s Health Names New System Controller

kelly quinn - Thursday, June 3, 2021
  St. Joseph’s Health Names New System Controller     Syracuse, NY — (June 3, 2021) St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Corinne English, CPA, to, Director, Financial Services: System Controller effective June 1, 2021. In this role, Corinne will oversee and manage the finance department and be instrumental in all...

St. Joseph’s Health Introduces New Technology for Heart Failure Patients

kelly quinn - Wednesday, May 12, 2021
  St. Joseph’s Health Introduces New Technology for Heart Failure Patients   Syracuse, N.Y. (May 12, 2021) – St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to introduce a new cutting-edge technology to its Cardiovascular Institute - the CardioMEMS™ HF System. This tool will help St. Joseph’s Health cardiologists monitor and treat heart failure (HF) patients. St....

Excellus BCBS announces James R. Reed as president and chief executive officer

Edward Byrnes - Monday, May 3, 2021
Excellus BCBS announces James R. Reed as president and chief executive officer SYRACUSE, NY – Excellus BlueCross BlueShield announced today that James R. Reed has been appointed chief executive officer of the $6.2 billion health plan and its parent company, The Lifetime Healthcare Companies. Reed has been serving as president and CEO-elect since July 2020 and succeeds...