SPHP in the News

WRGB: Doctor Weighs in on Overdose Spike

May 29, 2020

WRGB/CBS6 interviewed Jason Kirby, D.O.. MBA, medical director of addiction and recovery services at St. Peter's Health Partners, for its story on a recent spate of drug overdoses in the Capital Region. Dr. Kirby stressed that help is available for those struggling with addiction.  [...]

WNYT: Doctors Warn New Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome is Not Common Childhood Illness

May 28, 2020

Arthur Gran, M.D., of Troy Infectious Disease, a practice of St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates, was interviewed by WNYT for its story on the multi-system inflammatory syndrome affecting children in the late stages of recovery from COVID-19. Dr. Gran discussed the difference between the Kawasaki-like illness and Coxsackie virus, a common childhood illness. [...]

WTEN: As Shutdown Persists, Substance Abuse on the Rise

May 27, 2020

Jason Kirby, D.O., MBA, was interviewed by WTEN/News 10 for its story on the rise of substance abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Kirby discussed how St. Peter's Health Partners is using telemedicine to reach patients and help them continue, or begin, their recovery. [...]
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