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Rhinebeck hospital’s 20th annual gala honors 2 longtime local physicians

Posted: 6/10/2019

Two esteemed local physicians, Dr. Russell Tigges and Dr. Mark Zunich, were recognized at Northern Dutchess Hospital’s gala on Saturday, June 8, at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. With about 400 attendees, the 20th annual Starlight Ball raised about $100,000 to support the hospital’s mission to provide the best possible care for patients and their families. An orthopedic surgeon, Tigges is on the hospital medical staff and is a physician with Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County. Originally from Io...

Rhinebeck, Sharon hospitals receive Wound Care recognition

Posted: 5/22/2019

Northern Dutchess Hospital and Sharon Hospital recently received national recognition for high standards of patient care in wound healing. The Wound Care Center at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY, was one of 29 in the nation to earn the President’s Circle Center of Excellence for exceeding quality and patient satisfaction metrics since 2013, when the center joined the Healogics Inc. network of about 700 facilities. Healogics is a Jacksonville, Fla.-based company that works with hospitals to ...

Northern Dutchess Hospital hosts ’50s party to honor cancer survivors

Posted: 5/21/2019

Poodle skirts and slicked-back hair will be all the rage at the Northern Dutchess Hospital’s ’50s -themed Cancer Survivors Day celebration at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2, in the hospital’s cafeteria, 6511 Springbrook Ave. There will be ice cream sundaes, soda floats, music and other activities. All are welcome, including anyone with cancer, family, friends and care providers. This is an annual, national event that brings people together to share their stories, connect with other survivors, celebrate milest...

Scrumptious Taste of Rhinebeck raises nearly $26,000 for hospital

Posted: 5/8/2019

Northern Dutchess Hospital received about $26,000 from the 20th annual Taste of Rhinebeck, a culinary festival and competition that drew hundreds to the village center and showcased the creative talents of the local food scene. On Tuesday, April 30, nearly two dozen walkable locations offered samples of small plates, desserts and beverages. Attracting about 450 people, votes were cast on what was the most palate-pleasing. The crowd favorites included a cookie dough Oreo sandwich from Samuel’s Sweets Sho...

Take-back events for unwanted medications held April 27

Posted: 4/23/2019

Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue and can lead to accidental poisoning, misuse and overdose, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. To address this crucial public-safety concern, local law enforcement and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY, Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY, and Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Conn., will team up to help community members dispose of unwanted prescription, over-the-count...

Log fitness, win prizes during the spring Get Fit Challenge

Posted: 4/22/2019

Track fitness for prize eligibility, compete to stay motivated and achieve health goals with the Get Fit Challenge from April 27 to June 8. The six-week challenge is a community wellness program founded five years ago by Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY, Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY, and Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Conn. Prizes include a spa package for two, sporting goods and Get Fit apparel. “Get Fit is always something I look forwa...

Health Quest Community Education announces training programs for May

Posted: 4/10/2019

May classes are as follows: American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course Saturday, May 4, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sharon Hospital, Sharon, Conn. Cost: $225 Call 845-475-9742 to register This course uses a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency respiratory and cardiac arrest management. This course is for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies. You must be currently certified as a BLS Healthcare Provide...

Plant sale supports healthcare in northern Dutchess communit

Posted: 4/10/2019

A Mother’s Day plant sale fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, and Thursday, May 9, to benefit Northern Dutchess Hospital and its affiliated skilled nursing facility. The annual sale will take place in the lobby of the hospital, 6511 Springbrook Ave. An additional sale will be held on Wednesday in the lobby of Thompson House, 6525 Springbrook Ave. Shoppers can choose from a wide selection of annuals in small and large sizes. Also, perennials, hanging baskets, patio planters, v...

Northern Dutchess Hospital hosts Balance Day on May 16

Posted: 4/5/2019

Join Northern Dutchess Hospital for a Body in Harmony balance day, on Thursday, May 16, at the hospital’s Center for Healthy Aging, 6529 Springbrook Ave. Private appointments can be made between 10 a.m. and noon. Each one- to two-hour-long appointment includes a physical examination by a geriatric medicine physician, a medication review by a pharmacist and a balance and gait assessment with a physical therapist. A licensed social worker will also be available if needed to discuss how to cope with fears ...

Health Quest sets out to boost participation in clinical trials with IBM Watson

Posted: 3/21/2019

Use of IBM Watson for Clinical Trial Matching expands Health Quest’s use of AI Health Quest and IBM Watson Health have entered an agreement that will leverage the power of artificial intelligence (AI) with the goal of increasing participation in clinical trials. Health Quest will deploy IBM Watson for Clinical Trial Matching, a cognitive computing system that matches patients to clinical trials for which they may be eligible, throughout its hospitals. IBM Watson for Clinical Trial Matching helps clinici...

Northern Dutchess Hospital offers new moms support group

Posted: 3/19/2019

A Postpartum Support Group will meet at noon the first and third Wednesday of every month at Northern Dutchess Hospital. The next program meets on April 3 in the cafeteria conference center, 6511 Springbrook Ave. The group is for mothers who experience depression, anxiety, irritability or other mood swings in the first year following childbirth. “It is a forum for discussion, fellowship, support and a safe space to share stories and help each other through the postpartum period,” said Hadas Liebermann, ...

Northern Dutchess Hospital program helps adults prevent diabetes

Posted: 3/13/2019

A condition called prediabetes is the body’s way of warning about stroke, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, according to Roufia Payman, a nutrition counselor at Northern Dutchess Hospital. “You can reverse prediabetes simply by losing a few pounds,” she said. Payman and fitness trainer Marie Monroe coach the hospital’s National Diabetes Prevention Program, founded in 2014. The next program starts Monday, April 1, in the cafeteria conference room at the hospital’s Rhinebeck campus, 6511 Springbrook Ave....

Last day of April marks Taste of Rhinebeck food festival

Posted: 3/6/2019

It only happens once a year: The village businesses open their doors and chefs line up along the streets to showcase their appetizers, entrees, beverages and desserts — all for a good cause. The 15th annual Taste of Rhinebeck food festival, fundraiser and culinary competition returns at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the village’s center. The culinary crawl features about 20 restaurants, spirit shops and specialty food retailers within a four-block radius. “Rhinebeck is the perfect setting for a food and ...

Health Quest Community Education announces March training programs

Posted: 2/19/2019

March classes are as follows: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Renewal Course Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY Cost: $75 (includes textbook), $60 (excludes text). Call 845-475-9742 to register The AHA’s BLS Provider Renewal Course is designed for those who are currently certified and need to renew an existing BLS certification. This abridged renewal course is for experienced providers. It teaches both single-rescuer and team...

Get heart smart at Northern Dutchess Hospital’s February lunch and learn

Posted: 1/23/2019

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Learn how to make healthy choices and manage your heart health at Northern Dutchess Hospital’s Heart-Healthy Lunch and Learn. The no-cost, educational Heart Month event is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the hospital’s cafeteria conference room, 6511 Springbrook Ave. A nutritious meal will be served while the audience hears from a cardiologist about risk factors, advanced treatments, blood pressure guidelines...

Babies compete in Super Crawl Feb. 2 in Rhinebeck

Posted: 1/18/2019

Diaper-clad competitors will wiggle on their hands and knees to victory on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Northern Dutchess Hospital, during Q92.1 FM’s annual Super Crawl. The adorable baby race is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the hospital’s cafeteria and conference rooms, at 6511 Springbrook Ave. Northern Dutchess Hospital’s Neugarten Family Birth Center and Health Quest Medical Practice are sponsors of iHeartMedia’s Q92.1 FM community crawling competition. Any child, age 6 months to 1 year, is eligible to race. The...

Health Quest Community Education announces training programs for February

Posted: 1/14/2019

February classes are as follows: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Renewal Course Saturday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sharon Hospital, Sharon, Conn. Cost: $165 (includes textbook), $125 (excludes text) Call 845-475-9742 to register This is a recertification of the ACLS course. You must have an ACLS certification to take this course. Completion results in a two-year ACLS certification from the American Heart Association. A textbook (March 2016 edition of AHA ACLS) is required and AHA allows stud...

Health Quest Community Education announces training programs for January

Posted: 12/14/2018

January classes are as follows: American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Combination Course Saturday, Jan. 5, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CPR AED only: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; First Aid only: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sharon Hospital, Sharon, Conn. Cost: $75, $60 (CPR AED only), $60 (First Aid only) Call 845-475-9742 to register This course covers basic first aid, CPR techniques, maneuvers for choking victims and how to use an automated external defibrillator. Instruction provided for adult, child a...

Northern Dutchess Hospital hosts community talent show on Dec. 17

Posted: 12/6/2018

The Center for Healthy Aging at Northern Dutchess Hospital will host a Community Talent Show from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, in the hospital’s cafeteria conference room, 6511 Springbrook Ave. The free event welcomes people of all ages to either participate or be part of the audience at this fun-filled, year-end celebration. Musicians, poets, writers, jugglers, comedians, magicians and artists of all kinds are encouraged to participate. This event is also an opportunity for seniors to come togeth...

NDH Mother’s Club hosts fundraiser at Rhinebeck playhouse

Posted: 12/5/2018

Join the Northern Dutchess Hospital Mothers’ Club as it celebrates the holidays with a Holiday Fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308. The event is open to the public and tickets include a dress rehearsal performance of “A Christmas Carol,” cheese boards, light fare, non-alcoholic beverages and a silent auction. Ticket prices are as follows: $40 per person in advance. $75 per couple. $20 per student. $10 for children 12 and under. $45 ...

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