Catskill Regional Medical Center is focused on providing the highest quality care to residents of Sullivan County and neighboring communities through its Centers of Excellence (see CRMC's Mission & Vision). The sole community provider of healthcare in Sullivan County, CRMC offers the most technologically up-to-date methods of diagnosis and treatment at its campuses in Harris and Callicoon and at its family health centers in Harris, Liberty, Woodridge and Wurtsboro. CRMC's dedication to the continuous improvement of patient care is reflected by its accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Catskill Regional Medical Center has made a commitment to deliver patient-centered healthcare in a healing environment. Patients, patients' families, healthcare workers and members of the community are provided access to information, education, training and research in an atmosphere of TLC.
The CRMC Cancer Program holds the highest rating of the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons in all areas including program management, clinical management, inpatient/outpatient care, support services, research, quality management, quality improvement, cancer data management, public education, professional education and staff support.
The Laboratories at the Callicoon and the Harris divisions of CRMC have received accreditations by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists. The medical laboratories are part of a select group of laboratories that have been evaluated and found to be in compliance with the rigorous CAP accreditation standards designed to help ensure quality patient care. The American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) has formally accredited the laboratories' blood bank. CRMC's blood bank is one of approximately 2,000 AABB-accredited facilities worldwide. AABB-accredited facilities collect virtually all of America's blood supply and transfuse more than 80% of the blood that is used nationally for patient care.
Web-based imaging, ultrasound upgrades and digital angiography services were part of a $2,000,000 upgrade at CRMC and the Women's Health Center located at 60 Jefferson Street, Suite I, Monticello, NY. The Mammography Services Department at the Women's Health Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology.
The CRMC Skilled Nursing Unit, a hospital-based nursing home, offers skilled and custodial care. On-site laboratory, radiology, pharmacy and emergency room services provide timely medical care for the unit's residents.
The Upstate Rehabilitation Medicine Center at CRMC in Harris provides inpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy to patients after serious illness or injury. The educational and medical services offered at the center enable patients to attain maximal function, a sense of well-being and a personally satisfying level of independence in preparation for their discharge from the unit.
The Center for Rehabilitation Services provides individualized programs of physical, occupational and speech therapy for inpatients and outpatients. Each program is designed upon the recommendation of the patient's physician and is based on the patient's medical condition and mobility.
The CRMC Center for Diabetes Education is recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education. A board certified endocrinologist, registered dietitians, a clinical exercise physiologist and certified diabetes nurse educators provide a total outpatient program of diabetes education including nutritional counseling, blood sugar monitoring, use of medication, exercise, complications and other individual topics.
Board certified surgeons, a family nurse practitioner, licensed practical nurses and a certified wound care nurse provide state-of-the-art wound healing services at the CRMC Center for Wound Care. Team members work with primary care providers to provide continuity of care for patients.
Catskill Regional Medical Center offers all types of general, vascular and thoracic surgery at its Center for Surgical Services. Board certified surgeons perform a variety of procedures including breast, gastro-intestinal, abdominal, oncologic and vascular surgeries.
CRMC's Managed Access Program, funded by a grant from the New York State Department of Health, offers health care services to adults in Sullivan County. The program is staffed by a registered nurse and social workers who develop individual care plans which can be appropriate alternatives to placement in nursing or adult homes. Professional assistance, health education, falls prevention and case management are provided to help adults meet their medical needs.
The Catskill Regional Medical Center's Adult Day Services provides social and medical adult day care services for the elderly and for handicapped adults. A registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, registered dietitian, social worker, pharmacist and certified nursing assistant offer a caring environment of physical, mental and social activities enabling people to remain in their homes.
The Maternity Center at the hospital's Harris campus will be undergoing a major renovation project this year. The renovation has been planned to ensure that the center continues to provide the highest level of personal care to expectant mothers and their families.
Other Centers of Excellence at CRMC include the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, the Bio-Chemical Dependency Center, the Mental Health Unit, the Ambulatory Surgery Center, the Center for Infectious Diseases, the Cardio-Pulmonary Center and the Health Information Library.
The hospital also dedicates itself to outreach programs in the community including the Sullivan County Cancer Screening Program, the Catskill Adolescent Teen Services, the Healthy Heart Consortium, the Tobacco Cessation Coalition and other health educational programs.
Women and Heart Disease, Women's Wellness Day, Men's Health Day and Breast Health Awareness are some of the programs the hospital hosts for the community each year. These programs, open to all at no charge, provide important health and wellness information to women, men and families.
CRMC's Complementary Medicine Center offers a variety of classes to the community including Hatha Yoga and T'ai Chi.