Reducing readmissions
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 9:12 am

Excellus BlueCross/BlueShield recently paid their second installment of a three-year, $40,000 grant to Canton-Potsdam Hospital to fund a program to reduce readmissions for patients diagnosed with congestive heart failure by supporting patients in the transition from hospital based care to home. From left are Hospital Vice President for Clinical Services Deanna Page, Excellus Community and Regional Affairs Director Jacqueline Iacovelli, Hospital President and CEO David Acker, Excellus Regional President Dr. Arthur Vercillo, and Hospital Director of Cardiology and Imaging Services Diane Jay.