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LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital Awarded Funds to Begin Psychiatry Residency Program

LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital Awarded Funds to Begin Psychiatry Residency Program

ERIE, PA (July 15, 2024) – LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital received a three-year, $750,000 grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for a new rural track residency program in psychiatry. The funds for this program are part of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to establish new residency programs in rural communities to increase the number of providers serving rural communities. Corry Memorial Hospital is one of just...Read More »

LECOM Health Selected by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Test Medicare Dementia Care Model

LECOM Health Selected by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Test Medicare Dementia Care Model

Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model Aims to Increase Care Coordination, Support for Caregivers Erie, Pa. (July 10, 2024) – Today, LECOM Health announced they have been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in a new Medicare alternative payment model designed to support people living with dementia and their caregivers. Under CMS’ Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model, LECOM Health will be one of almost 400 participants...Read More »

LECOM Health Cardiologist to Perform First in Class Groundbreaking FDA-Approved Therapy for Treatment of Resistant Hypertension

LECOM Health Cardiologist to Perform First in Class Groundbreaking FDA-Approved Therapy for Treatment of Resistant Hypertension

ERIE, Pa. (April 25, 2024) – LECOM Health is pleased to announce the treatment of the first five patients with a new renal denervation (RDN) procedure, now offered for certain patients with high blood pressure. Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Symplicity Spyral™ renal denervation (RDN) system – involves a minimally invasive procedure that targets nerves near the kidneys that can become overactive and cause high blood pressure. Matthew C. Becker, M.D., Chairman...Read More »

Dr. Christopher Buzas: Plan Appropriately to Safely Experience the Solar Eclipse

Dr. Christopher Buzas: Plan Appropriately to Safely Experience the Solar Eclipse

With the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8, proper eye protection is paramount to ensuring a safe viewing experience and to get the most out of your day. LECOM Health Ophthalmologist Christopher Buzas, D.O., of LECOM Health Eye Care Center, says wearing the proper eye protection is key to making sure your eyes are safe during the total experience. Read the article below, and then watch this edition of LECOM Health Matters, where Dr. Buzas...Read More »

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