Albany Medical Center http://wamc.org en Court Date For NY Woman Accused In One Fund Scam http://wamc.org/post/court-date-ny-woman-accused-one-fund-scam <p>The case of a New York woman accused of scamming almost half a million dollars from the Boston Marathon bombing victims fund is heading back to court this week.</p><p>Prosecutors said Audrea Gause, 26, of Troy got a $480,000 check from the One Fund after using faked medical records to claim she was treated at Boston Medical Center and Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y., for traumatic brain injury suffered in the April 15 bombings.</p><p>Gause has pleaded not guilty to the charges.</p><p>Gause is facing a hearing on her case on Wednesday in Suffolk Superior Court.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:40:38 +0000 Jaired Crofut 78927 at http://wamc.org Court Date For NY Woman Accused In One Fund Scam Shine A Light Lung Cancer Vigil http://wamc.org/post/shine-light-lung-cancer-vigil <p></p><p>More than 90 communities across the&nbsp;country take part in the<a href="http://www.lungcanceralliance.org/shinealightonlungcancer/"> Lung Cancer Alliance's Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigi</a>l throughout the month of November. A Vigil at Albany Medical Center - Hilton Garden Inn will take place Thursday night, November 14th at 5:30pm.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Alliance is looking to advocate for public health dollars for research for cheap, widely available early detection like a blood&nbsp;or urine tests, and provide patient support services. And they look to triple lung cancer survivorship by 2020. Joining us to tell us more:</span></p><p>Dr. Hilton Hossanah is here, he is a Thoracic Surgeon and Assistant Professor at Albany Medical Center. We also welcome Betsy McPhail:&nbsp; She built a network of support as a caregiver, which gave her the support she needed to get through.&nbsp;Her 20's something sister was diagnosed and died from lung cancer. And Phyllis Goldstein is Director of Lung Cancer Alliance New York and a never smoker survivor who found the path of advocacy to honor the death of her best friend and her father to lung cancer.</p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & 77493 at http://wamc.org Shine A Light Lung Cancer Vigil Municipalities Court Public Opinion http://wamc.org/post/municipalities-court-public-opinion <p></p><p>Residents of two Capital Region municipalities have a chance to weigh in on issues impacting their communities tonight.</p><p>Albany Medical Center&#39;s $110 million plan to replace two city blocks in Park South with new residential, commercial and retail space is up for discussion at tonight&#39;s Common Council meeting at Albany City Hall.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:22:16 +0000 Dave Lucas 75068 at http://wamc.org Municipalities Court Public Opinion Trooper Shoots Armed Man At Suburban Albany Home http://wamc.org/post/trooper-shoots-armed-man-suburban-albany-home <p></p><p></p><p>Authorities say a 43-year-old man is expected to recover after being shot by a New York State trooper when he refused orders to drop a rifle during a confrontation at his suburban Albany home.</p><p>Police say troopers responded to a 911 call around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday reporting a man with a gun at a home in the Saratoga County town of Clifton Park, 10 miles north of Albany.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 11:12:39 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70893 at http://wamc.org Trooper Shoots Armed Man At Suburban Albany Home Lundquist Resigns As HealthAlliance President http://wamc.org/post/lundquist-resigns-healthalliance-president <p>KINGSTON – The HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley president and CEO since November 2008, David Lundquist, has resigned from the Kingston-based organization.</p><p>Lundquist’s resignation was in effect Tuesday, July 23.&nbsp; The hospital board accepted it on Thursday.</p><p>Along with the board of directors’ announcement of his stepping down, it announced the appointment of David Scarpino as acting president and CEO.</p><p>Scarpino joined Kingston Hospital in 2006 as chief financial officer, and in 2009 was appointed chief financial officer of HealthAlliance.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:19:08 +0000 Hank Gross 70061 at http://wamc.org Lundquist Resigns As HealthAlliance President Albany Med Expansion: Park South http://wamc.org/post/albany-med-expansion-park-south <div><p>Albany Medical Center has revealed the finishing phase of its ongoing 500-million dollar neighborhood revitalization &nbsp;plan. When the old neighborhood surrounding Albany Med is completely rebuilt, it will cap&nbsp;what officials call "the transformation of New Scotland Corridor" - becoming a new community.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:43:11 +0000 Dave Lucas 69835 at http://wamc.org Albany Med Expansion: Park South Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Drs. Matthew Adamo and Timothy Lynch : 3/25/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-medical-monday-drs-matthew-adamo-and-timothy-lynch-32513 <p>Joining us today on Medical Monday to discuss neurological issues, specifically the treatment and surgical interventions for epilepsy are Drs. Matthew Adamo and Timothy Lynch of Albany Medical Center.<br><br>Dr. Matthew Adamo specializes in general and pediatric neurosurgery, including surgical treatment for epilepsy, brain and spinal cord tumors, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries and congenital and developmental abnormalities, such as spina bifida.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 19:00:00 +0000 60610 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Drs. Matthew Adamo and Timothy Lynch : 3/25/13 Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Gary Siskin : 1/28/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-medical-monday-dr-gary-siskin-12813 <p></p><p>Today on Medical Monday, to answer your questions on radiology and related issues of is Dr. Gary Siskind, professor and chair of radiology at Albany Medical Center.</p><p>A graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York, he completed his residency in radiology at Kings County Hospital Center, in Brooklyn.</p><p>Also in practice with Community Care Physicians, Dr. Siskin is a certified diplomate of the American Board of Radiology, through which he also has a certificate of added qualification in vascular and interventional radiology. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 56645 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Gary Siskin : 1/28/13 Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Drs. Alan Boulos and Colum Amory : 11/12/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-medical-monday-drs-alan-boulos-and-colum-amory-111212 <p>On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop – stoke symptoms and treatment with Dr. Alan Boulos and Dr. Colum Amory of Albany Medical Center.</p><p>Dr. Alan Boulos is chief of the division of neurosurgery, director of the neurovascular section, and associate professor of neurosurgery and radiology at Albany Med. He specializes in the surgical and endovascular management of cerebrovascular disorders of the brain and spine including stroke and cerebral aneurysm,.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:00:00 +0000 51848 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Medical Monday with Dr. Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo : 8/20/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-medical-monday-dr-kirsi-jarvinen-seppo-82012 <p>Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop to discuss allergies is <a href="http://www.amc.edu/physiciandirectory/index.cfm?event=showPhysicianDetail&amp;med_prof_rec_no=16742">Dr. Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo</a>, of the Allergy and Asthma Center at Albany Medical Center.</p><p>An assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics at Albany Medical Center, and assistant professor in the Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease at Albany Medical College, she specializes in food allergies, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, asthma, drug allergy and allergy testing.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 19:00:00 +0000 46083 at http://wamc.org