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Times Union: Hospitals Limit Non-Urgent Surgery as Coronavirus Surges in Albany Area

December 23, 2020

Leaders from several regional hospitals held a news conference on December 22, 2020, to update the community on the COVID-19 pandemic including vaccination efforts, record hospitalizations, and a pause on non-urgent surgeries. Steven Hanks, M.D., chief clinical officer for St. Peter's Health Partners, appeared in the Times Union's coverage of the event.  [...]

WTEN: Local Hospitals Place Restrictions on Visitors

November 10, 2020

Steven Hanks, M.D., chief clinical officer for SPHP, appeared on WTEN to discuss new visitor restrictions now in place at SPHP acute care facilities. The restrictions were implemented on November 7 in response to an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations. [...]

WAMC: Medical Monday – Breast Cancer with Dr. Ajaz Khan

October 27, 2020

Ajaz Khan, M.D., medical director of medical oncology at St. Peter's Health Partners, appeared on WAMC's Medical Monday. Dr. Khan discussed the latest treatments for breast cancer, the importance of regular mammograms, and male breast cancer. [...]

Samaritan Bariatric and Metabolic Care Welcomes Jenna Hume

October 14, 2020

Jenna Hume, FNP-BC, has joined Samaritan Bariatric and Metabolic Care, a practice of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates. A board-certified nurse practitioner, Hume practices nutrition with a focus on metabolic disease for weight loss. [...]

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 9, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender, or background. If you, or someone you know, is suffering, reach out for help. You can call the Crisis Unit at Samaritan Hospital, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 518-271-3540, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255). [...]
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