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Visitor Restrictions Aim to Stop Spread of Flu

Jan 18, 2017

As our community, like much of the country, grapples with high levels of flu activity, we're taking the following measures to limit its spread and best protect patients and staff at Highland Hospital.

Highland Hospital Doctor to Lead American Hospital Association’s Section for Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation Council

Jan 12, 2017

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has announced that Daniel Mendelson, M.S., M.D., FACP, AGSF, CMD, will be chair of the AHA’s Section for Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation Council. Dr. Mendelson is the Associate Chief of Medicine and Director of Palliative Care for Highland Hospital.

Highland Hospital Geriatric Fracture Program Achieves Premier Recertification

Jan 05, 2017

Highland’s Geriatric Fracture Care Program has been recertified by the International Geriatric Fracture Society (IGFS). It has received the highest level of recertification available, Premier Level Status, through the IGFS CORE Certification Program. In achieving this recognition, Highland joins a small collection of trailblazing fracture care programs in the United States that have achieved this designation.

Highland Hospital Proud to Announce First Baby of 2017

Jan 04, 2017

Highland Hospital is proud to announce the birth of the first baby in Monroe County in 2017, Ryan Pokhrel. Ryan was born at 12:04 a.m. on 1/1/2017 weighing 6 lbs. 15.5 oz. He is the first child for both his mother Beda Chuhan and father Rohit Pokhrel.

Dr. Finkelstein and Dr. Lyons join Highland Hospital Anesthesiology Leadership

Dec 28, 2016

Steven M. Finkelstein, M.D., has been appointed as Highland Hospital’s next Chief of Anesthesiology beginning January 1, 2017. Dr. Finkelstein follows Gregory Previte, M.D., who served as our Chief of Anesthesiology for the past three years.