Gem care http://waer.org en Upstate Unveils Emergency Department for Seniors http://waer.org/post/upstate-unveils-emergency-department-seniors <p>The future of medical care for senior citizens in Central New York took a big step in the right direction&nbsp; today as staff and patients&nbsp; gathered to officially open the area’s first geriatric emergency department at Upstate’s Community Campus.&nbsp; Emergency Medicine Director Jamie&nbsp;Ciaccio will help lead the new eight bed&nbsp;&nbsp;unit called Gem Care that will offer geriatric-specific equipment and emergency care to those 65 and older.&nbsp; With state of the art technology, Ciaccio says Gem Care’s staff members will work as a team to encourage quick and efficient discharg Thu, 27 Jun 2013 03:22:13 +0000 Scott Willis & Christian Bersani 4135 at http://waer.org Upstate Unveils Emergency Department for Seniors