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Area hospitals taking extra flu precautions

ALBANY – Visitation guidelines are being implemented at several regional hospitals to protect patients from influenza and other infectious diseases. These actions are being taken in response to increasing numbers of cases of influenza across the state and in this region,…

Dr. Michael Jakubowski, a Niskayuna resident, has been honored with a Distinguished Service Award for his 39 year career in anesthesiology. 
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.

Niskayuna Doctor Honored

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Dr. Michael Jakubowski’s career may have been dedicated to putting patients to sleep, but his passion for the profession is far from dull. This is, in part, why Jakubowski was honored with the…

Ellis Hospital Registered Nurse Denise D'Avella voices her opinion at a rally at the Hampton Inn on State Street in Schenectady Thursday, August 20, 2015. (Peter Barber/Gazette Photographer)

Nurses praise new deal with Ellis Hospital

BY KYLE ADAMS Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — More than 700 nurses at Ellis Medicine in Schenectady and Bellevue Woman’s Center in Niskayuna now have more control over their work assignments, as well as significant raises, thanks to a contract signed…

Paul A. Milton President & CEO of Ellis Medicine in his Nott Street office Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

New era ahead for acting Ellis CEO

BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Ellis Medicine’s last CEO saw Schenectady through closing a beloved hospital, saving the region’s only women’s hospital from shutdown and consolidating staff and services at three facilities into one neat, cohesive hospital system….


Ex-Ellis CEO ‘not going out to pasture’

BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — On the day James Connolly was to interview for a position leading the largest hospital in Schenectady County, he put on his best blue suit and showed up early to the hospital to…

At an awards ceremony Oct. 29, representatives from the American Heart Association presented Ellis Hospital staff with an award for excellent stroke care. 

Shown from left are: Michele Sellie of Ellis Medicine, Jeff Winacott of Ellis Medicine, Margie Panetta of Ellis Medicine, Zainab Magdon-Ismail of the American Heart Association, Richard Brooks of Ellis Medicine, and Joanne McDonough of Ellis Medicine. 

Photo courtesy of Ellis Hospital

Ellis again recognized for quality of stroke care

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — A tingle in one arm, blurred vision, dizziness, or confusion: Taken alone, these experiences can be nothing. In combination, they often signal a stroke. “It’s a terrible thing,” said Dr. Richard Brooks, chief…