CVPH Medical Center http://wamc.org en Hospital Union Holds Informational Picket http://wamc.org/post/hospital-union-holds-informational-picket <p></p><p></p><p>Members of the New York State Nurses Association at the largest hospital in Plattsburgh took their concerns over staffing and wages to the streets Thursday.&nbsp; Union members held an informational picket over stalled contract negotiations with the CVPH Medical Center. Fri, 03 May 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 63804 at http://wamc.org Hospital Union Holds Informational Picket Vermont Hospital Corporation Joins Forces with 2 NY Hospitals http://wamc.org/post/vermont-hospital-corporation-joins-forces-2-ny-hospitals <p></p><p>The corporate parents of two New York hospitals and two from Vermont are joining forces as part of a deal that officials say will improve health care services for patients at all four hospitals. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 22:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 54939 at http://wamc.org Vermont Hospital Corporation Joins Forces with 2 NY Hospitals Rural Hospitals Warn of Severe Consequences from Fiscal Cliff http://wamc.org/post/rural-hospitals-warn-severe-consequences-fiscal-cliff <p>Representatives from three health care systems in New York’s North Country are warning that there will be severe ramifications to health care if the nation goes over the fiscal cliff.<br> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 54316 at http://wamc.org Rural Hospitals Warn of Severe Consequences from Fiscal Cliff Hospital Announces Layoffs http://wamc.org/post/hospital-announces-layoffs <p>The largest hospital in New York’s North Country announced lay-offs on Wednesday.<br><br>The CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh says 17 employees, 9 from management and 8 hourly staff, have been laid off due to “help bolster the hospital’s financial position in 2013 and beyond.”<br><br>Those laid off are receiving severance pay and health insurance thru the end of the year and the hospital will assist them in finding new employment. &nbsp;<br><br>CVPH President Stevens Mundy said the hospital has initiated a number of measures to reduce expenses over the past few months.<br> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 22:10:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 51569 at http://wamc.org Hospital Announces Layoffs