Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Memo to EMS Agencies in Regards to Syringe Epinephrine Recall

A memo to EMS Agencies in regards to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s syringe epinephrine recall: TO: All EMS Agencies with Syringe Epinephrine Kits (aka Check & Inject Kits) Date: 12/19/18 FROM: North Country Regional Advisory Committee RE: Epi-safe syringes FDA recalled the epi-safe syringes because they consider the […]

pre-hospital course schedule

Faxton St. Luke’s Announces 2019 AHA Pre-Hospital Course Schedule

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, located in Utica, NY, has released its 2019 American Heart Association Pre-Hospital Course Schedule for emergency medical services (EMS) providers. Courses being offered include ACLS Original and Refresher trainings; PALS Original and Refresher trainings, and Health Care Provider CPR. Pre-registration is required for all courses and can […]

River Family Health Center

River Family Health Center Receives NYS PMCH 2017 Recognition

On January 7, 2019, River Family Health Center received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a New York State Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice at the 2017 standard, the most recent standard available. This recognition is given to practices across the state that meet a rigorous […]