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Influenza season begins

Dec 06, 2019

The New York State Department of Health announced this week that influenza is now prevalent in the state. While only one case of influenza B has been reported in the last week by the state, Olean General Hospital stresses the... [ learn more ]

OGH presents November Star Award

Dec 02, 2019

Chris Ogden, lead cook, food and nutrition services, received Olean General Hospital’s November Star Award. He started working as a food service aide in 2015 while still in high school. Ogden has served in numerous roles in the department... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Nov 25, 2019

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Dec. 3, 17, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Class – 9... [ learn more ]

OGH to offer Thanksgiving meals

Nov 22, 2019

Shaun Sulewski, sous chef, left, and Joe Drake, executive chef, prepare for Thanksgiving dinner at Olean General Hospital. Olean General Hospital plans to make the Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be home with their families. For... [ learn more ]

OGH moving forward with construction of new unit

Nov 20, 2019

Olean General Hospital is moving forward with construction of a new geriatric psychiatric unit. Approved last year by the New York State Department of Health, and in October by the New York State Office of Mental Health, construction will begin at... [ learn more ]

OGH presents October Star Award

Nov 08, 2019

Kim Murphey, secretary, nursing administration, received Olean General Hospital’s October Star Award. She started at OGH in 2014 as a secretary in the nursing office. Since then, she has worked in administration and supported numerous departments. Most recently she... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Oct 30, 2019

Diabetes Education Workshops – 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Nov. 2, 9, 16, Education Center, Olean General Hospital. This comprehensive program offers education to assist people with diabetes to better manage the disease. An order from a medical provider is required; most... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Oct 30, 2019

Diabetes Education Workshops – 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Nov. 2, 9, 16, Education Center, Olean General Hospital. This comprehensive program offers education to assist people with diabetes to better manage the disease. An order from a medical provider is required; most... [ learn more ]

OGH presents September Star Award

Oct 11, 2019

Samantha Foster, patient access representative, received Olean General Hospital’s September Star Award. Foster joined the patient access team at OGH in 2016. “Sam is a multitasker who helps out wherever she is needed. She has a large workload and completes... [ learn more ]

OGH holds Nurses' Fun Walk

Oct 11, 2019

The Olean General Hospital nursing retention and recruitment committee sponsored the third annual Nurses’ Fun Walk at Forness Field Sept. 21. The walk raised $430 for a new nursing student scholarship fund for employees furthering their nursing education.... [ learn more ]

OGH presents Nightingale Award

Oct 11, 2019

Heidi Coats, RN, clinical coordinator, quality measures, received the third quarter Nightingale Award at Olean General Hospital. Coats has been a nurse at OGH since 2006. She’s worked in ICU, as a documentation specialist and clinical coordinator. Her nomination included... [ learn more ]

OGH presents Golden Stethoscope Award

Oct 11, 2019

Gary Carl, MD, Olean General Hospital, was presented with the Golden Stethoscope Award at the medical staff’s September meeting. The award is a result of nominations from employees and is presented semi-annually to a physician who has exemplary relationships... [ learn more ]

Early detection is an important defense against breast cancer

Oct 09, 2019

by Rachel Raphael, M.D., F.A.C.S., general surgeon, Foothills Medical Group October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month We should take this month to understand the disease, its risks and symptoms. Statistics show a one in eight chance of a woman developing breast cancer,... [ learn more ]

OGH honors staff for years of service

Sep 27, 2019

Olean General Hospital honored its staff for their dedicated years of service to the hospital during an employee service award ceremony, Sept. 26 at Good Times of Olean. Those honored represent 1,195 years of combined service. “Every year, we welcome the... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Sep 19, 2019

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Oct. 1, 15, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshops – 6-9 p.m.,... [ learn more ]

OGH presents August Star Award

Sep 05, 2019

Mary Cygan, unit clerk, received Olean General Hospital’s August Star Award. She started working at OGH in 2018. “Mary goes above and beyond for her patients as well as her coworkers. She is an absolute joy to work with. She... [ learn more ]

Dr. Belle to present at OGH community breakfast

Sep 04, 2019

Olean General Hospital will present “Forgetfulness after 50; Is it dementia?” and “Dizziness and fear of falling in seniors” Sept. 18 at OGH’s education center. The presentation is part of the OGH’s Community Breakfast series. Presentations are free and open to... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Aug 30, 2019

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Sept. 3, 17, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers... [ learn more ]

OGH seeking volunteers

Aug 30, 2019

Olean General Hospital is seeking new volunteers to help in a variety of ways at the hospital. Volunteers, ages 14 and older, offer as little or as much time as they’d like. Some ways volunteers help include as VanGOGH drivers, greeters,... [ learn more ]

A Girl's Night Out to be held Oct. 3

Aug 22, 2019

The ninth annual A Girl’s Night Out will be held Oct. 3 at the Seneca Allegany Casino Event Center. Sponsored by the Olean General Hospital and Bradford Hospital foundations, the event features a health fair and screenings, dinner, and live and... [ learn more ]

OGH donates backpacks for area students

Aug 16, 2019

Olean General Hospital employees, from left, Judi Scott, Tracy Isaman, Julie Kolkowski, Julie Kenyon, Julie Becker, Roberta Truman, Paul Green, and Katie Watkins show backpacks and supplies which will be distributed to local elementary students in area school... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Jul 31, 2019

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Aug. 6, 20, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers... [ learn more ]

OGH presents July Star Award

Jul 31, 2019

Anne Milligan, patient accounts representative, received Olean General Hospital’s July Star Award. Milligan celebrated 30 years at OGH in July, starting her career at St. Francis Hospital in 1989. She is an outpatient Medicare biller and a mentor to... [ learn more ]

Marra named Outstanding Clinical Preceptor

Jul 22, 2019

Jeanine Marra, respiratory therapist at Olean General Hospital, was presented with the Outstanding Clinical Preceptor Award at the Erie Community College Respiratory Therapists Graduate Awards luncheon in Buffalo recently. The award, presented by the class of 2019, is given to a... [ learn more ]

OGH shines light on sun safety

Jul 03, 2019

Olean General Hospital’s Lexi Wilson, RN, is gearing up for her second year of educating youngsters about the dangers of sun exposure. In its ninth year, the sun safety program is part of the hospital’s Community Connections program and educates the... [ learn more ]

OGH Foundation welcomes new board members

Jul 03, 2019

The Olean General Hospital Foundation recently welcomed three new members to its board of directors. Newest to the board are Travis Baugh, Dina DiPasquale and Susanna Stitt. Baugh founded LifeCap Resources, LLC, a life science consulting company in 2006 where... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Jul 01, 2019

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 12:30-4 p.m., July 5; 12-4 p.m., July 12; 8 a.m.-12 p.m., 12:30-4 p.m., July 26, Olean General Hospital. To register, call 716/375-6217. Prepared Childbirth Class – 8 a.m.-4 p.m., July 6,... [ learn more ]

OGH presents Nightingale Award

Jun 28, 2019

Sadie Shaw, RN, received the Nightingale Award at Olean General Hospital. Shaw started her nursing career at OGH in 2016. “Sadie is very efficient, goal oriented and always willing to go the extra mile for her patients and also for... [ learn more ]

Strawberry Festival postponed

Jun 19, 2019

Due to the impending severe weather forecast for tomorrow, the Olean General Hospital Auxiliary’s Strawberry Festival has been postponed until Friday, June 21. Pre-orders will be delivered tomorrow, as scheduled. The Unyts blood drive will held tomorrow, as previously scheduled, from... [ learn more ]

Upper Allegheny Health System appoints new board members

Jun 19, 2019

The Upper Allegheny Health System Board of Directors recently elected three new board members. Daniel DeRose, Douglas Pisano, Ph.D., and Paul Ridley will each serve full three-year terms.UAHS is the parent organization of Olean General Hospital and Bradford... [ learn more ]

Volunteers prepare for annual Strawberry Festival

Jun 18, 2019

Olean General Hospital employee Junel Lapp helps hospital auxiliary volunteers prepare strawberries for the 33rd Annual Strawberry Festival which will be held rain or shine from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday at OGH. The auxiliary fundraiser will... [ learn more ]

OGH presents May Star Award

Jun 14, 2019

Sue Bentley, environmental services, received Olean General Hospital’s May Star Award. “Sue has always been an excellent team player and can be counted on to perform her job duties at a high level. She recently transferred to the floor... [ learn more ]

OGH welcomes children for Buddy’s First Visit

Jun 10, 2019

Kristin Clower, RN, and Cayla Thomas, ED technician, explain bike safety to students from Washington West Elementary School during Buddy’s First Visit at Olean General Hospital. Olean General Hospital welcomed students from Washington West, Allegany-Limestone and Eastview Elementary schools... [ learn more ]

Annual Strawberry Festival to be held at OGH

May 31, 2019

The 33rd annual Olean General Hospital Auxiliary Strawberry Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 20 on the front lawn at OGH. In addition to the more than 80 pounds of strawberries used to serve strawberry shortcake,... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

May 30, 2019

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., June 4, 18, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers... [ learn more ]

Foothills Medical Group welcomes general surgeon

May 28, 2019

Olean General Hospital announced the appointment of Rachel Raphael, MD, FACS, general surgeon, to its medical staff and the Foothills Medical Group. Dr. Raphael earned a medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine, completed a general surgery residency... [ learn more ]

Hospitals earn top safety scores

May 15, 2019

Olean General Hospital, a member of Upper Allegheny Health System and a Kaleida Health affiliate, has earned an ‘A’ for hospital safety in a spring 2019 hospital quality rating by The Leapfrog Group, a national, independent, non-profit rating organization which... [ learn more ]

OGH earns three-year PET accreditation

May 13, 2019

Olean General Hospital has been awarded a three-year reaccreditation in positron emission tomography (PET) as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality... [ learn more ]

OGH honors nurses at Hilal reception

May 10, 2019

Olean General Hospital honored its nursing staff during the 17th annual Hilal Nursing Recognition Program May 10 in conjunction with the hospital’s National Nurses Week activities. This event has been sponsored since 2002 by Drs. Ahmad and Naheed Hilal as an... [ learn more ]

OGH presents April Star Award

May 03, 2019

Bonnie Lyman, unit clerk, received Olean General Hospital’s April Star Award. “Bonnie is the glue that holds our floor together. She has been here for many years and helps out in any capacity. We are fortunate to have her... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital Foundation honors Drs. Hilal, Kothari

May 03, 2019

The Olean General Hospital Foundation honored two long time cardiologists who are retiring this year during a recent dinner at the Bartlett Country Club. For 35 years, Ahmad Hilal, MD, and Ashok Kothari, MD, cared for countless patients in... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

May 01, 2019

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., May 7, 21, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshops – 6-9 p.m.,... [ learn more ]

Love Your Neighbor makes community donation

Apr 25, 2019

The Love Your Neighbor organization recently made a donation of stuffed animals and books to the Olean General Hospital emergency department. The donated items will be given to comfort young patients at the hospital. Marshall and Jennifer Green, who founded the... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital earns sleep reaccreditation

Apr 19, 2019

The Sleep Disorders Center at Olean General Hospital recently earned a five-year reaccreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. To earn accreditation, standards set forth by the AASM must be met or exceeded. OGH and Bradford Regional Medical Center are... [ learn more ]

OGH honors volunteers

Apr 12, 2019

Joyce and Bob Moser and Roger Lord were among Olean General Hospital volunteers who received special recognition during the hospital’s volunteer dinner this week. Olean General Hospital honored its volunteers for their time and service to the hospital during... [ learn more ]

OGH earns ADA recognition

Apr 12, 2019

Olean General Hospital recently earned recognition from the American Diabetes Association for quality diabetes self-management education and support service (DSMES). OGH’s DSMES was originally recognized in 1993 and has continually maintained the standard which the ADA says is an essential component... [ learn more ]

OGH presents March Star Award

Apr 11, 2019

Josh Clayson, RN, second floor, received Olean General Hospital’s March Star Award. He joined OGH’s nursing staff in 2015. “Josh has been nominated for the Star Award several times. This month, he was nominated by a patient for his ability... [ learn more ]

OGH presents Nightingale Award

Apr 11, 2019

Jennifer Taylor-Johnson, RN, received the Nightingale Award at Olean General Hospital. Taylor-Johnson has been a nurse at OGH since 2018 after working at Bradford Regional Medical Center for 13 years. Her husband, Roger, is an RN in OGH’s emergency... [ learn more ]

Dr. Makhdom to lead OGH breakfast program

Apr 05, 2019

Olean General Hospital will present “Current advances in the treatment of knee and hip arthritis” April 16 at OGH’s education center. The presentation is part of the OGH’s Community Breakfast series. Presentations are free and open to the public.... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Mar 28, 2019

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., April 2, 16, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshops – 9:30 a.m.-12:30... [ learn more ]

OGH welcomes nurse practitioners

Mar 26, 2019

Olean General Hospital announced the addition of several new nurse practitioners to its specialty practices. Elizabeth Bless, NP, recently joined Foothills Medical Group’s pain management staff. Bless earned a nursing degree at Jamestown Community College, a master’s degree in... [ learn more ]

OGH to offer information for Diabetes Alert Day

Mar 16, 2019

Olean General Hospital’s certified diabetes educators will staff an informational table in the hospital’s main lobby from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 26 for the American Diabetes Association’s Alert Day. Held the fourth Tuesday of March, the day helps... [ learn more ]

OGH presents February Star Award

Mar 05, 2019

Jennifer Taylor Johnson, RN, 3B, received Olean General Hospital’s Feb¬ruary Star Award. She’s been a nurse at OGH since 2018 after working at Bradford Regional Medical Center for 13 years. “Jennifer is an absolute joy to be around. She makes... [ learn more ]

Bagazzoli named OGH chief nursing officer

Feb 28, 2019

Gail Bagazzoli, BSN, RN, has been appointed chief nursing officer at Olean General Hospital, a Kaleida Health facility and member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System. Bagazzoli will continue to serve as vice president of quality for UAHS,... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Feb 28, 2019

Prepared Childbirth Class – 8 a.m.-4 p.m., March 2, Education Center, Olean General Hospital. To register, call 716/375-6330 or email preparedchildbirth@ogh.org. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) – 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., March 5-6, Classroom 4, Olean General Hospital. To register, call... [ learn more ]

Pradhan named to UAHS board

Feb 27, 2019

The Upper Allegheny Health System Board of Directors elected Anil Pradhan, MD, to a three-year term. UAHS is the parent organization of Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, affiliates of Kaleida Health. Dr. Pradhan, a pediatrician at BRMC... [ learn more ]

OGH hosts critical care nurse training

Feb 18, 2019

Kristen Luttenberger, MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC, PCCN, APN-C, leads a critical care nursing certification training at Olean General Hospital Feb. 4-5. The course prepared 27 RNs who attended from OGH, Bradford Regional Medical Center and the region to sit for... [ learn more ]

OGH earns stroke designation

Feb 15, 2019

Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System and a Kaleida Health affiliate, has earned recognition by the New York State Department of Health as a designated stroke center. Stroke center designation means that care for stroke patients... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Feb 01, 2019

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Feb. 5, 19, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshops – 9 a.m.-12... [ learn more ]

OGH presents January Star Award

Feb 01, 2019

Joan Bell, administrative assistant, human resources, received Olean General Hospital’s January Star Award. Joan’s career has spanned 30 years during which time she has worked in multiple positions, including as social work department secretary, executive assistant to vice... [ learn more ]

OGH staff to recognize Go Red Day

Jan 30, 2019

Nutrition and diabetes staff at Olean General Hospital will provide heart healthy lifestyle information from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Feb. 1 in the hospital’s main lobby in recognition of National Go Red Day®. The event is free and open... [ learn more ]

OGH to restrict visitors due to influenza

Jan 29, 2019

Due to an increase in influenza cases, Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital are taking steps to protect their patients, visitors and staff by restricting visitors to those 17 and older (except obstetrics/maternity) until further notice. Anyone with respiratory... [ learn more ]

OGH announces partnership with Unyts

Jan 10, 2019

Unyts Community Blood Services, Buffalo NY, became the primary provider of blood products for Olean General Hospital Jan.1. “Olean General Hospital is pleased to partner with Unyts Community Blood Services for our blood product needs,” said William Mills, MD, senior vice... [ learn more ]

OGH welcomes first baby of 2019

Jan 04, 2019

Landen Edward VanCamp was the first baby born in 2019 at Olean General Hospital. He was born to Lacee Deibler and Brian VanCamp of Eldred, Pa., at 7:04 a.m., Jan. 2 and was 8 pounds, 1.5 oz., and... [ learn more ]

OGH presents December Star Award

Dec 27, 2018

Dalton Little, computer technician, information technology, received Olean General Hospital’s December Star Award. He started at OGH as an intern in 2015. The following year, he was hired as a customer support specialist and earlier this year, was promoted... [ learn more ]

OGH nurses adopt family for Christmas

Dec 24, 2018

Olean General Hospital’s second floor nursing team adopted a family in need from the Interfaith Caregiver Gift Tree program. This is the eighth year they’ve adopted a family and the team really enjoys being able to help those... [ learn more ]

OGH donors meet high tech simulator

Dec 21, 2018

At left, Sami Placer, system director, clinical education, perioperative services, Olean General Hospital, Bradford Regional Medical Center, demonstrates how “Paulie,” OGH’s new high tech simulator works to donors Laurie Branch and Greg Chiapuso. Also pictured, are Francesca Parry,... [ learn more ]

OGH to offer Christmas meals

Dec 20, 2018

Olean General Hospital, a Kaleida Health facility and member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, plans to make the Christmas holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be home with their families. For those who will be patients at OGH... [ learn more ]

OGH earns three-year cardiac rehab accreditation

Dec 14, 2018

Olean General Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in cardiac rehabilitation from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. AACVPR certifica¬tion demonstrates a commitment to improving the quality of life for patients by enhancing standards of care.... [ learn more ]

Highway Association donates to OGH

Dec 14, 2018

Pictured, from left, are Colleen Price, RN, pediatrics; Tom Benz, treasurer; Diane Metz, executive board member; Tina Gould, RN, clinical supervisor, ED; Sandra Watkins, RN, director, emergency services; Brad Hurley, president; Mike Fox; Caitlynn Barkley, RN, pediatrics; and... [ learn more ]

OGH presents Nightingale Award

Dec 12, 2018

Tenisha Murphy, RN, received the Night¬ingale Award at Olean General Hospital. She started her nursing career at OGH in 2016. “Tenisha has gone above and beyond for the care of her patients. She is an excellent nurse who has a... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Nov 30, 2018

Tree Lighting, Cookies, Book with Santa – 5:15-7:30 p.m., Dec. 4, Olean General Hospital. Carols and entertainment by the Olean High School choir and Neighborhood School of Dance, a Santa sighting and tree lighting ceremony at 5:15 outside the main... [ learn more ]

OGH presents Star Award

Nov 30, 2018

Walt Keim, RN, received Olean General Hospital’s November Star Award. “Walt was an RN in the ER here approximately 15years ago. He left, then returned to the hospital two years ago and we are all thankful that he did.... [ learn more ]

OGH to host tree lighting with Santa

Nov 16, 2018

Olean General Hospital will host a tree lighting, cookies and book with Santa from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m., Dec. 4. The event will begin with carols and entertainment by the Olean High School choir and Neighborhood School of Dance, a Santa... [ learn more ]

OGH to offer Thanksgiving meals

Nov 14, 2018

Olean General Hospital, a Kaleida Health facility and member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, plans to make the Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be home with their families. For those who will be patients at OGH... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Oct 31, 2018

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Nov. 6, 20, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshops – 9 a.m.-12... [ learn more ]

October Star Award

Oct 29, 2018

Micki Orcutt, RN, received Olean General Hospital’s October Star Award. Orcutt started working at OGH in 2002 as an aide. After becoming an RN, she found her calling in obstetrics. “Micki is a leader among her peers and excels in... [ learn more ]

OGH receives Mission: Lifeline Award from American Heart Association

Oct 26, 2018

For a second time, Olean General Hospital received the 2018 Mission: Lifeline® Silver Plus Award for outstanding success with the Mission Lifeline STEMI Program. The award is given by the American Heart Association of WNY for improving cardiac patient care and... [ learn more ]

OGH chapel embraces history, uniqueness

Oct 24, 2018

Tom Taylor and Pastor Vickie Hedlund stand next to the altar Taylor made 40 years ago which is now housed in the OGH chapel. Pastoral Care Week is Oct. 21-27 It’s been 40 years since Tom Taylor of Cuba was... [ learn more ]

Yaworsky named CIO to Know

Oct 23, 2018

For the second consecutive year, Jason Yaworsky, chief information officer, Twin Tier, Kaleida Health, was named to the list of 100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review. Those who lead a community hospital or... [ learn more ]

Dr. Tannebaum joins medical staff

Oct 19, 2018

Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Tannebaum, MD, general surgeon, to its medical staff and the Foothills Medical Group. Dr. Tannebaum earned a medical degree at Jefferson Medical... [ learn more ]

OGH's Lyn Nolan, kidney donor honored at A Girl's Night Out

Oct 12, 2018

Lyn Nolan, cardiac sonographer at Olean General Hospital, and her kidney donor, Chris Haines, a former OGH employee, were honored guests at the 2018 A Girl’s Night Out Oct. 4 at the Seneca Allegany Casino. During the event,... [ learn more ]

BRMC, OGH purchase high tech simulator mannequins

Oct 12, 2018

Sami Placer, UAHS system director, clinical education, perioperative services, demonstrates some of the clinical capabilities of the new Laerdal SimMan® 3G simulators which were recently purchased by BRMC and OGH. Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital,... [ learn more ]

Stop the Bleed sessions to be held this fall

Oct 12, 2018

Mercy Flight, a nonprofit organization committed to emergency medical care and transport, has teamed up with Olean General Hospital, Bradford Regional Medical Center, Southern Tier Health Care System Inc., St. Bonaventure University, and the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford to... [ learn more ]

Community Bank donates to OGH for Good Neighbor Day

Oct 01, 2018

Community Bank, N.A., donated children’s books, coloring kits and stuffed animals to Olean General Hospital in honor of National Good Neighbor Day, Sept. 28. Community Bank staff decided to donate to OGH to give back and help kids and... [ learn more ]

OGH staff honored for years of service

Sep 27, 2018

Olean General Hospital employees Lynn Laluk, Amy Wojcik and Denise O’Neil were among those honored for their years of service to the hospital. Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, honored its staff for their dedicated... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Sep 27, 2018

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Oct. 2, 16, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshops – 6-9 p.m.,... [ learn more ]

OGH presents September Star Award

Sep 26, 2018

Michael Dorenkamper received Olean General Hospital’s September Star Award. Dorenkamper has worked at OGH for 10 years, starting in the environmental services department. He currently works in materials management as a distribution technician. “Mike has done a wonderful job in... [ learn more ]

OGH presents Nightingale Award

Sep 21, 2018

Jan Rohwer, RN, recently received the Night¬ingale Award at Olean General Hospital. She started her nursing career at OGH in 2008. “Jan is an exceptional, caring nurse who thrives to do her best, keeping her patients’ welfare as the utmost... [ learn more ]

David Prince receives state award

Sep 17, 2018

David Prince received the Healthcare Trustees of New York State’s 2018 Trustee Leadership and Advocacy Award during its annual conference Sept. 15 in Saratoga Springs. Prince, an Upper Allegheny Health System board member since 2003, was recognized for... [ learn more ]

OGH approved for senior psychiatric unit

Sep 12, 2018

Olean General Hospital received state approval to move forward with its plans to open a geriatric psychiatric unit. The New York State Department of Health approved the request which OGH applied for in November. The plans include converting the hospital’s 15-bed... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Aug 29, 2018

Prepared Childbirth Class – 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 1, Education Center, Olean General Hospital. To register, call 716/375-6330 or email preparedchildbirth@ogh.org. Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Sept. 4, 18, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are... [ learn more ]

OGH hosts unique birthday party

Aug 24, 2018

Marjorie Congdon-Brent, in front, gathers with her children, from left, Daphne Congdon Castillo, Stephanie Ingalls, Matthew Congdon, Valerie Collins, Renee Congdon, during an 80th birthday party held Aug. 11 at Olean General Hospital. Marjorie Congdon-Brent never suspected a surprise... [ learn more ]

OGH staff donate backpacks to area schools

Aug 22, 2018

Olean General Hospital employees packed 250 backpacks this week with a variety of school supplies which will benefit area elementary students this school year. The donated backpacks will be distributed to students who might otherwise go without necessary school... [ learn more ]

OGH honors McHone

Aug 07, 2018

Olean General Hospital welcomed the Arnold S. McHone, Sr. family for a memorial dedication recently. The hospital unveiled a plaque in the emergency department and honored the McHone family for their generous donation which helped purchase a new,... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Aug 03, 2018

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Aug. 7, 21, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshops – 6-9 p.m.,... [ learn more ]

OGH honors Catherine Fraser

Jul 02, 2018

Olean General Hospital honored Catherine Griffin Fraser June 28 with a plaque dedication near the hospital’s chapel. Fraser, who passed away in 2015 following a battle with lung disease, was remembered for her 26 years of service to... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Jun 28, 2018

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Class – 8 a.m.-1 p.m., July 3, Education Center, Olean General Hospital. To register, call 716/375-6217. Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., July 3, 17, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or... [ learn more ]

OGH Auxiliary prepares for Strawberry Festival

Jun 19, 2018

Olean General Hospital Auxiliary volunteers prepare strawberries for the 32nd Annual Strawberry Festival which will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday at OGH. The auxiliary fundraiser will feature strawberry shortcake, sausage sandwiches, hot dogs, Texas... [ learn more ]

Dice run proceeds benefit OGH

Jun 14, 2018

The Allegany American Legion Post 892 donated $2,175 as well as 75 stuffed animals to Olean General Hospital following the inaugural Big Bear Hug Teddy Bear Dice Run June 9. The funds will go toward supporting a fetal... [ learn more ]

UAHS, BRMC and OGH unveil new logos

Jun 11, 2018

Upper Allegheny Health System’s (UAHS) member hospitals, Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC) and Olean General Hospital (OGH), recently announced new logos to further reflect their affiliation with Kaleida Health. The logos reflect the health system’s connection to Kaleida... [ learn more ]

OGH donates medical supplies for Guatemala

Jun 08, 2018

Pictured, from left, are Laura Williams, RN, OGH, and JCC nursing instructor; Paul Green, Pharm. D., clinical pharmacy manager, OGH; Katie Watkins, RN, nurse manager, second floor, pediatrics, OGH; Laura Aylor, buyer, pharmacy, OGH. Olean General Hospital recently donated... [ learn more ]

OGH earns three-year mammography accreditation

Jun 07, 2018

Olean General Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of reaccreditation in mammography as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology. The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient... [ learn more ]

Annual Strawberry Festival to be held at OGH

Jun 01, 2018

The 32nd annual Olean General Hospital Auxiliary Strawberry Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 21 on the front lawn at OGH. In addition to the more than 80 pounds of strawberries used to serve strawberry shortcake,... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Jun 01, 2018

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – 8 a.m.-12 p.m., June 5, 29, Education Center, Olean General Hospital. To register, call 716/375-6217. Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., June 5, 19, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who... [ learn more ]

OGH welcomes children for Buddy’s First Visit

May 31, 2018

Heather Hale, RN, talks to students about visiting the emergency room during Buddy’s First Visit at Olean General Hospital. Olean General Hospital welcomed students from Washington West and Eastview Elementary schools recently for Buddy’s First Visit. In its fifth year,... [ learn more ]

OGH golf tournament raises $53,000 for cancer care

May 25, 2018

The Xanitos team, from left, Jason Wagner, Jeff Austin, Raphael Moore and Chris Carll took first place in the eighth annual Golf to Fight Cancer golf tournament May 16 at the Bartlett Country Club. The Olean General Hospital... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital honors nurses

May 11, 2018

Pictured, from left, are Melody Stuckey, RN; Rebecca Gilbert-Louser, technician; Dr. Naheed Hilal; Dr. Ahmad Hilal; Mickey Forness, RN; Lori Hamed, RN; Carrie Chapman, LPN. Olean General Hospital honored its nursing staff during the 16th annual Hilal Nursing... [ learn more ]

OGH community breakfast to outline vascular disease

May 03, 2018

Olean General Hospital will present “What you need to know about vascular disease and how it can change your life” May 15 at OGH’s education center. Sonya Noor, MD, FACS, an internally recognized endovascular surgeon and partner at Buffalo Endovascular and... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

May 01, 2018

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – 12:30 - 4 p.m., May 3, 18 and 8 a .m. - 12 p.m., May 8, 22, Education Center, Olean General Hospital. To register, call 716/375-6217. Diabetes Education Workshops – 1-4 p.m., May 9,... [ learn more ]

Finan to present report to community

Apr 11, 2018

Timothy J. Finan, president and chief executive officer, of Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, will present “A Report to the Community” Wednesday, April 25, at OGH’s education center. The report will highlight 2017... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Mar 30, 2018

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., April 3, 17, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital honors volunteers

Mar 15, 2018

Crystal Kling, volunteer services coordinator, OGH, center, thanks volunteers Stella Pancio and Marge Schaumleffel during the hospital’s volunteer appreciation dinner at Good Times of Olean. Olean General Hospital honored its volunteers for their time and service to the hospital... [ learn more ]

BRMC, OGH welcome orthopedic surgeon

Mar 06, 2018

Keith Wilkey, MD, orthopedic/spine surgeon, will join the medical staff at Bradford Regional Medical Center, Olean General Hospital and the Foothills Medical Group, effective March 26. Dr. Wilkey has 20 years of specialized orthopedic experience. He earned a... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Feb 27, 2018

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – 8 a.m.-4 p.m., March 2, Education Center, Olean General Hospital. To register, call 716/375-6217. Prepared Childbirth Class – 8 a.m.-4 p.m., March 3, Education Center, Olean General Hospital. To register, call 716/375-6330 or email... [ learn more ]

Pediatrician to offer evening appointments

Feb 05, 2018

Sri Nidhi Ganji, MD, pediatrics, will now offer some evening appointments to accommodate busy parents. Dr. Ganji, who joined the Olean General Hospital and Foothills Medical Group staff in September, will see patients from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mondays... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Jan 30, 2018

National Wear Red Day – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Feb. 2, main lobby, Olean General Hospital. Mary Fay, clinical nutrition, diabetes program manager, OGH, will offer information on women’s health and how healthy eating can improve heart health and... [ learn more ]

Hospitals restrict visitors due to influenza

Jan 08, 2018

Due to an increase in influenza cases, Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital are taking steps to protect their patients, visitors and staff by restricting visitors to those 17 and older (except obstetrics/maternity, siblings only) until further notice. Anyone... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Jan 04, 2018

Breast Cancer Support Group – 6 p.m., Jan 8. Open to those diagnosed with breast cancer and their family and friends to share support and experiences. For more information, call 716/375-7134. PEARS (pediatric emergency assessment recognition and stabilization) – 8 a.m.-2... [ learn more ]

OGH welcomes baby New Year

Jan 02, 2018

Vershawn Lavelle Marshall was the first baby born in 2018 at Olean General Hospital. He was born to Teresa Larkin and Vernon Marshall of Olean at 10:44 a.m., Jan. 1 and was 7 pounds, .5 oz., and 19.5... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Dec 28, 2017

Prepared Childbirth Class – 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Jan. 6, Olean General Hospital Education Center. To register, call 375-6330 or email preparedchildbirth@ogh.org. Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Providers – 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Jan. 8-9, Olean General Hospital Education Center. To register,... [ learn more ]

Santa visits OGH

Dec 28, 2017

Santa visited Olean General Hospital Dec. 21 where he took time out of his busy schedule to visit OGH’s patients and staff. His first stop was the obstetrics/maternity floor where he greeted Ruby Stayer, daughter of Matt and... [ learn more ]

Highway association donates toys to OGH

Dec 21, 2017

The Cattaraugus County Town Highway Superintendents Association donated a large box of toys and games to Olean General Hospital’s pediatric and emergency departments. Diane Metz, executive board member, said they collect and donate to various community organizations each year. This... [ learn more ]

OGH selected by DOH to combat growth of drug resistant infections

Dec 20, 2017

Olean General Hospital, a Kaleida Health facility and member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, was selected as one of eight hospitals to assist the New York State Department of Health in its work to prevent antibiotic resistant infections. CompleteRx,... [ learn more ]

OGH to offer Christmas meals

Dec 19, 2017

Olean General Hospital, a Kaleida Health facility and member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, plans to make the Christmas holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be home with their families. For those who will be patients at... [ learn more ]

OGH donates medical supplies for Uganda

Dec 14, 2017

At left, Zach Rodriguez, founder of Embrace It Africa, accepts a donation of medical supplies from Vi-Anne Antrum, chief nursing officer, vice president, patient care services, OGH, and Jeff Zewe, senior vice president, chief operating officer, OGH. Olean General... [ learn more ]

Foothills Medical Group welcomes primary care physician

Dec 12, 2017

Olean General Hospital has announced the appointment of Aparna Ramchandran, MD, family medicine, to its medical staff and the Foothills Medical Group, effective Dec. 26. Dr. Ramchandran, who grew up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, completed a residency at... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Nov 30, 2017

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Dec. 5, 19, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 375-7481. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers... [ learn more ]

OGH to offer Thanksgiving meals

Nov 17, 2017

Olean General Hospital, a Kaleida Health facility and member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, plans to make the Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be home with their families. For those who will be patients at... [ learn more ]

Foothills Medical Group earns PCMH recognition

Nov 17, 2017

Foothills Medical Group received Patient Centered Medical Home recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its patient centered, quality and coordinated care. Earning PCMH recognition means those practices use a model of primary care that combines... [ learn more ]

Publication of patient names to end

Nov 07, 2017

Effective Nov. 17, Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital, member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, will end the practice of offering local newspapers the names of patients admitted and discharged from the hospitals and the names of... [ learn more ]

OGH staff celebrate giving campaign with decorating contest

Nov 06, 2017

Staff at Olean General Hospital got creative with the hospital’s employee campaign this year. While soliciting funds from employees to help fund new Staxi wheelchairs and kick off the hospital’s new enhanced cardiac and vascular program, departments participated... [ learn more ]

Ask Design Jewelers makes Breast Cancer Awareness Month donation

Nov 01, 2017

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ask Design Jewelers championed a community challenge where if they received a total of 1,200 Facebook likes during the month of October, the jewelry store would make a $500 gift to the Mildred... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Oct 23, 2017

Diabetes Education Workshop – 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Nov. 1, 8, 15, Olean General Hospital Education Center. This comprehensive program offers education to assist people with diabetes to better manage the disease. An order from a medical provider is required; most... [ learn more ]

OGH Community Breakfast program to offer opioid update

Oct 18, 2017

Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, will present an opioid epidemic update during its final 2017 Community Breakfast series program Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the Education Center at OGH. Led by Bradford Regional Medical Center behavioral... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Oct 09, 2017

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) – 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Oct. 24, Classroom 4, Olean General Hospital. To register, call 716/375-6217. Basic Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Providers – 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Oct. 25, Olean General Hospital Education Center. To register,... [ learn more ]

A Girl's Night Out

Oct 06, 2017

Motivational speaker Valorie Burton entertains more than 600 women during the seventh annual A Girl’s Night Out at the Seneca Allegany Casino Oct. 5. The Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center foundations held the sold out... [ learn more ]

Buffalo Endovascular opening OGH office

Oct 03, 2017

Olean General Hospital has announced that Buffalo Endovascular and Vascular Surgical Associates opened a new office at OGH Oct., 3, 2017. BEVSA’s practice is focused on surgical care and treatment of disorders that affect the arteries and veins including peripheral arterial... [ learn more ]

OGH to provide free TV service

Sep 29, 2017

Olean General Hospital staff members gathered to celebrate and thank the Ferris Charitable Operating Foundation, Inc. and the Ferris family for their $100,000 gift commitment which will allow OGH to offer free television services to every patient beginning... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Sep 29, 2017

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Oct. 3, 17, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshop – 6-9 p.m.,... [ learn more ]

Pain specialist joins Foothills Medical Group

Sep 26, 2017

Foothills Medical Group, Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center  announced the appointment of Javaid Malik, MD, a specialist in pain medicine, effective Oct. 5. Dr. Malik has 20 years of pain management experience and most recently... [ learn more ]

OGH to discontinue valet parking

Sep 25, 2017

Citing underutilization and the availability of more convenient parking at the hospital, Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, is discontinuing its valet parking program, effective Oct. 27. “The valet parking program has been a nice convenience.... [ learn more ]

OGH staff honored for years of service

Sep 22, 2017

Lynn Carlson, LPN, is recognized by Timothy J. Finan, president and chief executive officer, for 50 years of dedicated service to Olean General Hospital during an employee service awards ceremony Sept. 21. Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper... [ learn more ]

Pediatrician joins OGH’s Foothills Medical Group

Sep 14, 2017

Olean General Hospital has announced the appointment of Sri Nidhi Ganji, MD, pediatrics, to its medical staff and the Foothills Medical Group, effective Sept. 25. Dr. Ganji, who grew up in Hamilton, Ontario, most recently served as pediatric... [ learn more ]

OGH continues Community Breakfast Series on Kaleida affiliation

Sep 11, 2017

Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, will kick off the fall segment of its Community Breakfast series in October. “A Conversation with the CEOs” will be led by Timothy J. Finan, president, chief executive officer, UAHS,... [ learn more ]

OGH implements free telephone access for patients

Sep 05, 2017

Olean General Hospital, member of Upper Allegheny Health System, now provides free telephone service for inpatients.In the past, patients were charged for phone service if they chose to make calls while they were in the hospital. Patients will now... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Sep 01, 2017

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Sept. 5, 19, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 375-7481. Breastfeeding Class – 6-9 p.m., Sept.... [ learn more ]

Danielle Kwakye-Berko, MD, joins OGH’s Foothills Medical Group

Aug 29, 2017

Olean General Hospital has announced the appointment of Danielle Kwakye-Berko, MD, internal medicine, to its medical staff and the Foothills Medical Group. Dr. Kwakye-Berko has more than 15 years of experience as a primary care physician. Most recently,... [ learn more ]

Delevan Health and Dental Center celebrates five years of service

Aug 25, 2017

The Delevan Health and Dental Center celebrated its fifth anniversary Aug. 25. The center’s staff, along with officials from Olean General Hospital celebrated the occasion with a pizza luncheon. The $1.4 million, 7,500 square-foot, center, at 38 N.... [ learn more ]

OGH donates backpacks for area students

Aug 24, 2017

Olean General Hospital, a member of Upper Allegheny Health System, packed 200 backpacks this week with a variety of school supplies which will benefit area students in grades K through 5 this school year. The donated backpacks will... [ learn more ]

Yaworsky named CIO to Know

Aug 11, 2017

Jason Yaworsky, senior vice president, chief information officer, Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital, Bradford Regional Medical Center, was named to the list of100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know 2017 by Becker’s Hospital Review. Those who lead... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Aug 11, 2017

Pediatric Advanced Life Support – 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Aug. 22-23, Olean General Hospital Classroom 4. To register, call 716/375-6217. Friends and Family CPR – 1-3 p.m., Aug. 24 . Olean General Hospital Education Center. This free course is for those... [ learn more ]

OGH's Wound Center celebrates 10 years

Aug 10, 2017

The center’s staff, pictured from left, include Arthur Goldstein, MD, Pierre Dionne, MD, Michele Cone, RN, WCC, Dodie Sturdevant, program manager, April Crisafulli, RN, WCC, Rebecca Wilber, CHS, Tammy Sheeley, RN. Not pictured, Safi Malik, MD, and Rabie... [ learn more ]

Jackson named OGH Foundation president

Aug 09, 2017

Steven Jackson, currently regional executive director for YMCA of the Twin Tiers, has been appointed president of the Olean General Hospital Foundation, effective Oct. 13. “Steve has a strong background in both operations and development as well as marketing... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Jul 27, 2017

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., Aug. 1, 15, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshop – 6-9 p.m.,... [ learn more ]

OGH earns gold level national safe sleep certification

Jul 25, 2017

Olean General Hospital was recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a Gold Safe Sleep Champion, the highest designation, for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. OGH is one of five hospitals... [ learn more ]

UAHS named Most Wired

Jul 10, 2017

For the second consecutive year, Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), representing member hospitals Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital, has been named to the nation’s list of Most Wired® hospitals and health systems by the American... [ learn more ]

OGH to secure OB entry

Jun 29, 2017

For the safety and security of its youngest patients and their families, Olean General Hospital is initiating secured entry to its OB/GYN, maternity floor. As of July 3, the entrance to the fourth floor unit will be locked at all times.... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Jun 29, 2017

Pediatric Advanced Life Support – 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., July 5, Olean General Hospital Classroom 4. To register, call 716/375-6217. PEARS (pediatric emergency assessment recognition and stabilization) – 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 6, Olean General Hospital Education Center. To register, call... [ learn more ]

Annual Strawberry Festival to be held at OGH

Jun 06, 2017

The 31st annual Olean General Hospital Auxiliary Strawberry Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 15 on the front lawn at OGH. In addition to the more than 80 pounds of strawberries used to serve strawberry shortcake,... [ learn more ]

BRMC and OGH take the final step of integration process

Jun 05, 2017

In 2009 Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital came together under a common parent organization with the creation of Upper Allegheny Health System. The integration of the two hospitals under UAHS was pursued to secure and enhance healthcare... [ learn more ]

OGH welcomes children for Buddy’s First Visit

May 23, 2017

Olean General Hospital welcomed students from East View Elementary School recently for Buddy’s First Visit. In its fourth year, Buddy’s First Visit welcomes young children to the emergency room to show them what to expect should they be there as a... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital honors nurses

May 12, 2017

Olean General Hospital honored its nursing staff during the 15th annual Hilal Nursing Recognition Program May 12 in conjunction with the hospital’s National Nurses Week activities. This event has been sponsored since 2005 by Drs. Ahmad and Naheed Hilal as an... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Apr 28, 2017

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., May 2, 16, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Diabetes Education Workshops – 9 a.m.... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital honors volunteers

Apr 28, 2017

The Little Genesee Quilters volunteer their time at Olean General Hospital and have made and donated approximately 175 quilts over the last two years. Olean General Hospital honored its volunteers for their time and service to the hospital during... [ learn more ]

OGH to present program on e-health

Apr 24, 2017

Olean General Hospital will present “E-health – what does it mean to you and your family” Wednesday, May 3 at OGH’s education center. In a world of paperless healthcare, this program will outline electronic health records, patient portals and e-health. Jason... [ learn more ]

BRMC, OGH lab staff honored

Apr 21, 2017

Pictured, in front, is Dineen Mohr; middle row, Amy Johnson, Jennifer Faulkner, Kelly Moonan, Brittany Baer; and in back, Melissa Sinks, Kimberly Slocum, Sue Everetts, Laurie Mann. Associated Clinical Laboratories, who contracts with Upper Allegheny Health System member hospitals... [ learn more ]

OGH, STHCS work to keep infants safer

Apr 14, 2017

Penny Payne, RN, shows Christina Bliss how to use a sleep sack on her third child, Isabella, before leaving Olean General Hospital. Losing an infant is a pain no parent wants to think about and Olean General Hospital and... [ learn more ]

Marasco elected to Upper Allegheny Health System board

Mar 31, 2017

Upper Allegheny Health System elected Julie Marasco to the health system’s board of directors at its March 29 meeting. Marasco is region president of Northwest. As a member of the UAHS board of directors, she will also serve on... [ learn more ]

OGH community calendar

Mar 31, 2017

Total Joint Replacement Class – 10 a.m., April 4, 18, Olean General Hospital. Sessions provide information for those who are scheduled or are considering joint replacement surgery. For more information, or to register, call 716/375-7481. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers... [ learn more ]

OGH to present program on sexual assault

Mar 22, 2017

Olean General Hospital will present “What everyone should know about sexual assault” Wednesday, April 5 at OGH’s education center. Presented by Denise O’Neil, MSN, BSN, RN, SANE-A, senior director, patient care services, OGH; Donna Kahm, president and chief executive officer,... [ learn more ]

UAHS, Kaleida Health affiliation moves forward

Mar 09, 2017

The New York State Public Health and Health Planning Council has approved the active parent model for Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) and Kaleida Health. Under terms of the proposal, Kaleida Health will become the parent organization of UAHS. UAHS and... [ learn more ]

March community calendar

Mar 01, 2017

Prepared Childbirth Class – 8 a.m.-4 p.m., March 4, Olean General Hospital Education Center. To register, call 375-6330 or email preparedchildbirth@ogh.org. PEARS (pediatric emergency assessment recognition and stabilization) – 8 a.m.-3 p.m., March 7, Olean General Hospital Education Center. To register,... [ learn more ]

Finan to present report to the community

Feb 28, 2017

Timothy J. Finan, president and chief executive officer, of Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, will present “A Report to the Community” Wednesday, March 15, at OGH’s education center. The report will highlight 2016... [ learn more ]

OGH, SBU to honor cancer survivors at Pink Game

Feb 01, 2017

Olean General Hospital will celebrate cancer survivors at the St. Bonaventure Women's Basketball Pink Game, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m., at the Reilly Center. All cancer survivors and their families are invited to a pregame celebration at 6 p.m. in the... [ learn more ]

Make changes for a healthier heart

Feb 01, 2017

February is American Heart Month, presenting the opportunity to raise awareness about heart disease and encourage people to take preventive steps to decrease their risk of having a heart attack. We know that 600,000 people will die of heart disease... [ learn more ]

February community calendar

Feb 01, 2017

Nutrition and Women’s Health for Heart Month – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Feb. 1, OGH main lobby. St. Bonaventure Women's Basketball Pink Game, 7 p.m., Feb. 7 at the Reilly Center. All cancer survivors and their families are invited to... [ learn more ]

UAHS, Kaleida clear first hurdle for affiliation

Jan 26, 2017

The New York State Department of Health Committee on Establishment and Project Review today voted to approve the active parent model for Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) and Kaleida Health. UAHS’ certificate of need (CON) application will now move for final... [ learn more ]

Dr. Javed named to state board of trustees

Jan 10, 2017

Muhammed Javed, MD, longtime board member of Upper Allegheny Health System and a specialist in nephrology, has been elected to the governing board of the HealthCare Trustees of New York State. Dr. Javed’s three-year term began Jan. 1. Dr.... [ learn more ]

OGH honors Ben Schwabenbauer

Dec 29, 2016

Olean General Hospital honored Ben Schwabenbauer Dec. 28 at the Mildred Milliman Radiation Medicine Center, a premier affiliate of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, with a plaque in his memory. The plaque, noting how Ben was a... [ learn more ]

Dental staff give smiles in multiple ways

Dec 22, 2016

The staff at the Delevan Health and Dental Center gave a recent patient more than one reason to smile this holiday season. Staff members became close to the patient after multiple visits to complete his denture work. They learned his bicycle... [ learn more ]

OGH to offer Christmas meals

Dec 20, 2016

Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, plans to make the Christmas holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be home with their families. For those who will be patients at OGH on Christmas day, the hospital... [ learn more ]

Family practice, pediatric provider to join Delevan Health Center

Dec 08, 2016

Peter Coggiola, FNP, will join the Delevan Health Center, part of the Foothills Medical Group and Olean General Hospital, starting Dec. 12. He will accept new and returning pediatric and adult patients. For appointments, call 716/707-7040. Coggiola has more than... [ learn more ]

New lab opens at Delevan Health and Dental Center

Dec 08, 2016

Olean General Hospital and Foothills Medical Group announced a new laboratory services site is open at the Delevan Health and Dental Center, 38 N. Main St., Delevan. The Laboratory Service Center is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30... [ learn more ]

Becker named to Ring of Stars

Nov 21, 2016

Julie Becker, general manager, food and nutrition services at Upper Allegheny Health Systems, with member hospitals Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, was honored by Aramark, the hospitals’ food service provider. Becker was named to Aramark Healthcare’s Ring of... [ learn more ]

OGH to offer Thanksgiving meals

Nov 21, 2016

Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, plans to make the Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be home with their families. For those who will be patients at OGH on Thanksgiving, the hospital will... [ learn more ]

Get Smart about Antibiotics

Nov 18, 2016

by Paul T. Green, Pharm.D., MHA, BCPSClinical Manager, Pharmacy, Upper Allegheny Health System, Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared this past week, November 14 – 18, 2016, as Get... [ learn more ]

OGH, BRMC want physicians to come “Home for the Holidays”

Nov 17, 2016

Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, are gearing up their “Home for the Holidays” physician referral program. The hospitals are enlisting community members so that doctors may be encouraged to “come home”... [ learn more ]

OGH’s subacute rehab earns certification

Nov 15, 2016

Olean General Hospital’s (OGH) subacute rehabilitation unit has been recertified as a Functional Independent Measure (FIM) credentialed facility by Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation at the University of Buffalo. FIM, a nationally accepted scale, is used to measure the functional... [ learn more ]

OGH to present program on CPR and choking

Oct 25, 2016

Olean General Hospital will present “Adult CPR and Choking” Wednesday, November 2 at the Education Center at OGH. The program will outline what to do in an emergency situation, how to perform CPR and what to do if someone is choking.... [ learn more ]

OGH staff honored for years of service

Oct 12, 2016

Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, honored its staff for their dedicated years of service to the hospital during an employee service award ceremony, October 12 at Premier Banquet Center. Those honored represent 1,490 years of... [ learn more ]

OGH welcomes new chief nursing officer

Oct 07, 2016

Olean General Hospital announced the appointment of Vi-Anne Antrum, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, as chief nursing officer. In her position, Antrum will oversee all aspects of the hospital’s nursing division. She comes to OGH with nearly 20 years of nursing... [ learn more ]

New lab system shows impressive results

Oct 03, 2016

The laboratories at Olean General Hospital (OGH) and Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC), member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, are seeing increased accuracy and improved turnaround time in laboratory testing thanks to a new auto verification process. Auto verification utilizes... [ learn more ]

OGH receives donation from MJ Painting

Sep 29, 2016

Olean General Hospital received a generous commitment from MJ Painting Contractor Corp. this week. While the $10,000 donation will go to the hospital’s area of greatest need, the family noted a fondness for maternity, cardiac and cancer care. A plaque will... [ learn more ]

OGH to present program on advance directives

Sep 27, 2016

Olean General Hospital will present “Advance Directives” Wednesday, October 5 at the Education Center at OGH. Presented by Joy Lavelle, admissions coordinator, the Pavilion at BRMC, the program will outline how to express healthcare related wishes ahead of time should a... [ learn more ]

OGH to light October pink for breast cancer awareness

Sep 22, 2016

Olean General Hospital encourages people to light their porches pink during October for breast cancer awareness month. OGH is selling pink light bulbs at the hospital’s gift shop and at the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce for $5 each (cash... [ learn more ]

OGH, Cattaraugus County conduct community survey

Sep 20, 2016

Participating with organizations across the community, Olean General Hospital (OGH) and the Cattaraugus County Health Department (CCHD) are in the process of conducting a community health survey as part of its recently launched Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The assessment takes... [ learn more ]

OGH offers new, specialized blood purification treatments

Sep 13, 2016

Olean General Hospital is offering specialized blood purification treatments that previously required local patients to travel to larger tertiary centers in Buffalo, Cleveland or Rochester, thanks to generous benefactors. The equipment at OGH provides therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE), also called plasmapheresis,... [ learn more ]

OGH parking lot to be repaved

Aug 30, 2016

Thursday, September 1 and Friday September 2, the visitors parking lot along Main Street on the east side of Olean General Hospital will be closed for repaving work. Visitor parking will be available at the rear of the hospital. The... [ learn more ]

Neurologist to join OGH medical staff

Aug 26, 2016

Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, has announced the appointment of neurologist Vaijayantee Belle, MD, to its medical staff. She will begin seeing patients September 19. Her office is located at the Mildred Milliman Outpatient Surgery Center,... [ learn more ]

OGH to present program on addiction

Aug 19, 2016

Olean General Hospital will present “Addiction…it’s not a choice” Wednesday, September 7 at the Education Center at OGH. Presented by Bradford Regional Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Services staff members Jacqueline Shine-Dixon, MBA, BS, CCSM, CCDP, system director, and Mary Anne Polucci... [ learn more ]

OGH donates backpacks for area students

Aug 18, 2016

Olean General Hospital packed 276 backpacks this week with a variety of school supplies which will benefit area students in grades K through 5 this school year. The donated backpacks will be distributed to students who might otherwise go without necessary... [ learn more ]

Trans Am, OGH, Olean Fire and EMS receive Heart Association awards

Jul 21, 2016

Olean General Hospital (member of Upper Allegheny Health System), Trans Am Ambulance Services, Inc., and City of Olean Bureau of Fire and EMS will receive 2016 Mission: Lifeline®® Awards for their outstanding success within the Mission Lifeline® STEMI Program, July... [ learn more ]

OGH, Cuba Memorial to Offer Expanded Lab Service Hours

Jul 14, 2016

The outpatient laboratory service center at Cuba Memorial Hospital will begin offering expanded hours later this month under a new agreement between Cuba Memorial Hospital (CMH) and Olean General Hospital (OGH). Under the agreement, Olean General Hospital, member hospital of... [ learn more ]

OGH earns Joint Commission accreditation

Jul 13, 2016

Olean General Hospital recently earned hospital reaccreditation from The Joint Commission. In order to earn accreditation, a team of Joint Commission surveyors conducted an unannounced, rigorous onsite survey, evaluating compliance with hospital standards related to emergency management, environment of care, infection... [ learn more ]

UAHS among Most Wired health systems in nation

Jul 06, 2016

Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) representing member hospitals Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital, has been named to the nation’s list of Most Wired® hospitals and health systems by the American Hospital Association’s Health Care Forum. The recognition is... [ learn more ]

OGH earns full accreditation in Chest Pain Center and Percutaneous Cardiac Intervention

Jul 05, 2016

Olean General Hospital’s Chest Pain Center has earned a full three-year accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) for chest pain and treatment of patients with Acute Coronary syndrome and in Percutaneous Cardiac Intervention (PCI). The hospital earned... [ learn more ]

Stromecki receives quality award

Jun 17, 2016

Alicia Stromecki, a phlebotomist at Olean General Hospital, received the 2016 Dr. Mary Ellen Reitz Quality Award. The award is presented by Associated Clinical Labs, the company that manages laboratory services at OGH, to someone who exemplifies quality values by... [ learn more ]

Zonta recognized by OGH

Jun 09, 2016

Members of Zonta Club of Olean were recently recognized by the Olean General Hospital Foundation and the director of the Mildred Milliman Radiation Center, a premier affiliate of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, for contributing over $13,000 to help provide state-of-the-art... [ learn more ]

30th Annual Strawberry Festival to be held June 16

Jun 08, 2016

The 30th annual Olean General Hospital Auxiliary Strawberry Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 16 on the front lawn at OGH. In addition to the more than 80 pounds of strawberries used to serve strawberry shortcake,... [ learn more ]

Students visit OGH for Buddy's First Visit

Jun 07, 2016

Mickey Forness, RN, at Olean General Hospital talks to students from Washington West Elementary School during a visit to the hospital’s emergency department June 7. Three classes from Washington West visited OGH during the week for “Buddy’s First Visit,” a program... [ learn more ]

Finan to discuss affiliation with Kaleida Health

May 25, 2016

Timothy J. Finan, president and chief executive officer, of Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, will present “Affiliation with Kaleida Health” Wednesday, June 1, in the Education Center at OGH. Finan will discuss the recent... [ learn more ]

Upper Allegheny, Kaleida Health to affiliate

May 24, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - May 25, 2016 Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) has signed a letter of intent to affiliate with the Kaleida Health system, a move that is designed to strengthen and enhance healthcare in Southwestern New... [ learn more ]

Electrophysiology Program Approved for Olean General

May 12, 2016

A joint Certificate of Need between Kaleida Health and Olean General Hospital (OGH) to establish an electrophysiology program (EP) at OGH has been approved by the New York State Department of Health. The EP program will enable physicians to treat... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital honors nurses

May 06, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - May 7, 2016 Olean General Hospital honored its nursing staff during the 14th annual Hilal Nursing Recognition Program May 6 in conjunction with the hospital’s National Nurses Week activities. This event has been sponsored since... [ learn more ]

OGH honors volunteers

Apr 12, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - 4/21/16 Olean General Hospital honored its volunteers for their time and service to the hospital during a recognition dinner April 12, which was held during National Volunteer Week. The hospital recognized 150 active volunteers who... [ learn more ]

Finan to present report to the community

Mar 28, 2016

Timothy J. Finan, president and chief executive officer, of Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, will present “A Report to the Community” Wednesday, April 6, in the Education Center at OGH. The report will... [ learn more ]

Olean General only WNY hospital to earn accreditation with distinction

Mar 25, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - 3/27/16 The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Olean General Hospital (OGH) has received a special four year accreditation with distinction for its hyperbaric oxygen services from the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical... [ learn more ]

Girl Scouts donate gift basket to baby at OGH in honor of 104th birthday

Mar 15, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - 3/22/16 Richard Whitney, RN, obstetrics nurse manager at Olean General Hospital, presents a gift basket to new mom Lacy Porter and her daughter, Kylie Gilmore, on behalf of the Portville Girl Scout Troop 10167.... [ learn more ]

OGH earns ultrasound accreditation

Mar 07, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - 3/15/16 Olean General Hospital, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology... [ learn more ]

Sleep is the center of everyday wellness - Sleep Awareness Week - March 6-13, 2016

Mar 07, 2016

Achieving a work-life balance is difficult and stressful for a lot people. Between careers, school, families, and activities, the stress of everyday life often puts adequate sleep on the backburner for people. Not getting enough zzzs is more detrimental to a... [ learn more ]

OGH works to keep ER wait times down

Mar 02, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - 3/3/16 When people are sick or injured, the last thing they want to do is wait for long periods of time in a hospital emergency room. ER wait times are a frequent complaint among patients... [ learn more ]

Dr. Fiorentino appointed to UAHS board

Feb 25, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - 2/27/16 Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) elected Lisa Fiorentino, Ph.D, R.N., to the health system’s Board of Directors at its February 24 meeting. Dr. Fiorentino is Director of the Center for Rural Health Practice... [ learn more ]

OGH to host community breakfast series

Feb 17, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - 2/26/16, 3/3/16 Olean General Hospital will host a new community breakfast series to inform the community of the quality of care and accomplishments happening at the hospital. This year’s schedule includes new and interesting topics... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital earns pharmacy awards

Feb 04, 2016

printed in the Olean Times Herald - 2/19/16, 3/15/16 CompleteRx, which provides pharmacy services to Olean General Hospital, recently presented awards to Ashley Halloran, pharmacy director, and the department for their outstanding work. The department received the Performance Improvement Award for their... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center recognize McDowell, re-elect board members

Jan 29, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 1/29/16 The Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center board of directors recognized Richard McDowell, Ph.D., president emeritus, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, as he announced he is stepping... [ learn more ]

Heart Healthy Expo to be held Feb. 13

Jan 28, 2016

Olean General Hospital will host numerous events in February in recognition of National Heart Month. The Healthy Heart Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., February 13 at Good Times of Olean. Co-hosted by WPIG and Good Times,... [ learn more ]

OGH to honor cancer survivors at Bona's Pink Game

Jan 28, 2016

Olean General Hospital will celebrate cancer survivors at the St. Bonaventure Women's Basketball Pink Game, Wednesday, February 10 at 7 p.m., at the Reilly Center. All cancer survivors and their families are invited to a pregame celebration at 6 p.m. in... [ learn more ]

Independent Living Lab open house held

Jan 28, 2016

Olean General Hospital held an open house Wednesday, officially opening its Independent Living Lab. The new 450 square foot space is located in the hospital’s subacute rehabilitation unit and helps patients practice independent living skills in a therapy environment before... [ learn more ]

OGH and BRMC Introduce New Communications Tool

Dec 18, 2015

printed in the Olean Times Herald - 12/29/15   OGH and BRMC Introduce New Communications Tool Enhances Language Assistance  Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospitals of Upper... [ learn more ]

Quality Efforts Showing Results at BRMC and OGH

Dec 18, 2015

Quality Efforts Showing Results at BRMC and OGH The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that for fiscal year 2016, 758 hospitals were penalized under the Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) reduction program, costing them $364 million in... [ learn more ]

OGH Opens New Independent Living Lab

Dec 01, 2015

Olean General Hospital (OGH) opened the doors to its new patient Independent Living Laboratory on November 20. The 450 sq. ft. room is part of the hospital’s Subacute Rehabilitation Unit and is designed... [ learn more ]

OGH and BRMC Add High Tech Weapons to Combat Hospital Infections

Nov 10, 2015

Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC) and Olean General Hospital (OGH), member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, have acquired the latest in advanced ultraviolet technology to create a safer environment for patients and staff. The newly purchased Clorox Healthcare Optimum-UV System... [ learn more ]

Gundlah Dental Center Welcomes Experienced Dentist

Oct 26, 2015

Dr. Pamela Nordland, a 36 year veteran of private practice has joined the dental team at Gundlah Dental Center at Olean General Hospital. As the long-term sole practitioner and owner of her... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital Nurse Receives Annual Achievement Award from Emergency Nurses Association

Oct 19, 2015

Olean General Hospital is pleased to announce that Jacquelyn Glendinning, RN, is the recipient of the Emergency Nurses Association’s Barbara A. Foley Quality, Safety and Injury Prevention Award. The Barbara A.... [ learn more ]

New Dentist at Delevan Health and Dental Center

Sep 29, 2015

David Cappuccio, DDS, joined the dental team at the Delevan Health and Dental Center, October 1. Dr. Cappuccio joins Jane Ogembo, DDS and is now accepting new patients. A resident of... [ learn more ]

OGH DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAM MERITS ADA RECOGNITION

Mar 05, 2015

The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the Olean General Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Education program. The program was the first “recognized” program west of the Hudson in New... [ learn more ]

Upper Allegheny Health System Elects Board Officers

Jan 30, 2015

Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), parent company of Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, elected its 2015 Board of Directors Officers at the organization’s annual meeting January 28. Five Board members were re-elected to three-year terms. The new officers... [ learn more ]

Two of 600 Hearts at Olean General Hospital

Nov 06, 2014

When it comes to a heart attack, doctors and nurses often use the phrase “time is muscle”. Medical experts say the quicker you get to a hospital with cardiac capabilities during a... [ learn more ]

UAHS Welcomes Bill Purcell to Cutco Theater for Obesity Discussion

Mar 06, 2014

The Upper Allegheny Health System and member hospitals Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital will welcome William “Bill” Purcell to the Jamestown Community College Cutco Theater on Wednesday, March 19 to address the growing nationwide obesity problem. Purcell... [ learn more ]

Upper Allegheny Health System appoints new Vice President of Quality

Mar 06, 2014

Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) has announced the appointment of Gail A. Bagazzoli, BSN, RN, to serve as Vice President of Quality for UAHS and member hospitals Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital. Her responsibilities will include oversight... [ learn more ]

OGH Offering Dental Care to Kids

Feb 28, 2014

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Supported by the American Dental Association (ADA), the intent of Dental Month is to raise awareness about the importance of children’s oral health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),... [ learn more ]

Jane A. Ogembo, DDS, MPH Joins Dental Team

Nov 11, 2013

Olean General Hospital (OGH) announced that Jane A. Ogembo, DDS has joined the dental team at the Delevan Health Center and is now accepting new patients. Dr. Ogembo joins Dr. Thomas Sabuda, DDS, at the Center’s dentistry practice. Dr. Ogembo has... [ learn more ]

OGH Illuminates Hospital in Red for New Heart Program

Oct 16, 2013

Nearly 20,000 red LED mini bulb lights will be set a glow with the flip of a switch Thursday evening at Olean General Hospital (OGH) in celebration of the hospital’s Heart Program that encompasses both the recently accredited Chest Pain... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital Celebrating Advances in Heart Care With 500 People Forming A People Heart Picture

Sep 13, 2013

Nearly 500 employees, physicians, volunteers of Olean General Hospital (OGH) as well as Emergency Medical Services, gathered to form a giant “living” heart on the front lawn of the... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital Earns New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center

Aug 01, 2013

Olean General Hospital (OGH) has earned accreditation for its Chest Pain Center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an international organization dedicated to eliminating... [ learn more ]

More Accolades for Olean General Hospital

Jul 18, 2013

In April, Olean General Hospital (OGH) was recognized by Healthgrades as one of the nation’s top hospitals for patient safety. This week, Olean General Hospital was named by U.S. News & World Report in its... [ learn more ]

Olean General Hospital Ranked in Top 5% of American Hospitals for Patient Safety

Apr 12, 2013

Olean, NY – Olean General Hospital (OGH), a member of Upper Allegheny Health System, announced today that it has achieved Healthgrades’ 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, according to Healthgrades, the nation’s leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare... [ learn more ]

Hospitals will begin to feel the impact of sequestration April 1

Mar 29, 2013

As the clock ticks toward April 1, hospitals in the region and across the country are preparing to see dramatic cutbacks in Medicare reimbursement - the fallout that will result from sequestration - and what some hospital administrators see as... [ learn more ]

Peter T. Bliss, D.M.D., Oral Surgeon joins Dental program at the Gundlah Dental Center

Mar 13, 2013

Olean General Hospital (OGH) announced that Peter T. Bliss, D.M.D. is now accepting new patients at the Gundlah Dental Center at Olean General Hospital. Dr. Bliss earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, as... [ learn more ]

Finan to Present Report to the Community

Mar 15, 2019

Timothy J. Finan, president and chief executive officer, of Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, will present “A Report to the Community” Wednesday, April 3, at OGH’s education center. The report will highlight 2018 activity... [ learn more ]

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