CVPH: A History

February, 2019

The story goes that on Christmas Day in 1922, Mr. and Mrs. William Miner, wealthy philanthropists from Chazy, NY, were having dinner with their good friends, Dr. and Mrs. Cassius Silver. The discussion, as it nearly always did, turned to the state of health care in the North Country. Dr. Silver said he’d like to read more


2019 Business Confidence Remains Strong

February, 2019

The North Country Chamber of Commerce recently conducted its Annual Issue Survey, providing a snapshot of the business community’s opinions on a number of federal and state issues as well as our annual Business Confidence Index. The index is a combination of those in the business community who expect their business activity to be up read more


Buying Peace of Mind

February, 2019

Health insurance serves a critically important need in people’s lives but there can still be a myriad of out-of-pocket expenses, especially when something unexpected happens. Aflac provides supplemental coverage to help with expenses health insurance doesn’t cover. Founded in 1955 Aflac has grown and expanded coverage options for more than 60 years. Today, the company has read more


Help Is Here

February, 2019

The Champlain Valley Family Center Recovery Campus in Schuyler Falls is a collaborative effort between he New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York State Office of General Services. It is an Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services certified program read more


And the Answer Is …

February, 2019

Have you ever sat in front of your television and done Q&A with a game show host? If so, Literacy Volunteers has an exciting opportunity for you. On Saturday March 2nd more than two dozen teams will compete in the 27th annual Literacy Challenge. Champlain Centre will host; Sunrise Rotary Club members will serve as read more


Partnering for Primary Care

February, 2019

Imagine your favorite medical TV drama for a moment. Picture a scene where a woman is rushed to the Emergency Department in severe respiratory distress – she can’t breathe. She’s treated by a team of highly qualified physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists and returns home. The back story, revealed later in the episode, is that read more


Sally Meisenheimer

February, 2019

HOMETOWN: Delmar, NY until 6th grade, then Plattsburgh, NY FAMILY: High school sweetheart-turned-husband Rob; adult children Beck, Anna, and Reinhart EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Health from SUNY Cortland OCCUPATION: New York State contract counselor, Mediator at the Rural Law Center COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Adult Sunday school teacher, First Presbyterian Church Sally Meisenheimer spent the first read more


Curaleaf: The Science of Healing

February, 2019

Cannabis: a word loaded with different meanings for different people. Cannabis is the botanical term for a large family of plants. The term marijuana often refers to cannabis used for recreational purposes, while hemp generally refers to cannabis grown as a fiber crop for clothing, insulation and biodegradable plastics. Another important use of cannabis is read more


Vision for the Future

February, 2019

For more than four decades Eye Care for the Adirondacks has been meeting the vision needs of the North Country. Dr. Kjell Dahlen founded the practice in 1978 and since 1980 operated the practice with Dr. Ben Vilbert. In October of 2016 the doctors sold the practice and retired from surgery. Dr. Dahlen still sees read more


Not Just a Hospital

February, 2019

Armed with an understanding that the changing landscape of healthcare requires innovation, bridge building and an unwavering commitment to patient-focused care, Michelle LeBeau, RN, MHRM, believes that both the Alice Hyde Medical Center and Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) teams have what it takes to navigate this new dynamic. President of both the Malone and read more