OGH Auxiliary Earns 2010 Auxiliary Advocacy Recognition
Posted on: 06/03/2011
The Olean General Hospital (OGH) Auxiliary was named one of 53 recipients of the Healthcare Association of New York State’s (HANYS) 2010 Auxiliary Advocacy Recognition, which acknowledges auxiliaries that have committed significant time and effort as advocates for their respective health care facilities and communities.
“The OGH Auxiliary works diligently to support the hospital’s mission of providing excellent care in response to the health care needs of the community,” said Timothy J. Finan, president and CEO of Upper Allegheny Health System and member hospitals Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital. “I’m pleased that our auxiliary staff members have been recognized by HANYS for their exemplary service to the hospital and to our valued patients.”
In receiving Auxiliary Advocacy Recognition, the OGH Auxiliary met specific guidelines set forth by HANYS, including participation in HANYS’ legislative letter-writing campaign and various community outreach activities.
The Healthcare Association of New York State is the only statewide hospital and continuing care organization in New York State, representing more than 550 non-profit and public hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies and other health care organizations. The association works to advance the health of individuals and communities by providing leadership, representation and service to health care providers and systems across the state.
Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital are members of Upper Allegheny Health System. For more information about Olean General Hospital, visit www.ogh.org.
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