SUNY Upstate http://waer.org en Portable Ultrasound Machines Can Help EMS Professionals Diagnose Injuries http://waer.org/post/portable-ultrasound-machines-can-help-ems-professionals-diagnose-injuries <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most Central New Y</span>orkers probably picture an ultrasound machine as large unit in a dark room at a hospital or doctor's office. Tue, 20 May 2014 03:24:51 +0000 Scott Willis 18466 at http://waer.org Portable Ultrasound Machines Can Help EMS Professionals Diagnose Injuries Upstate Hospital Streamlines Patient Data to Provide More Efficient Health Care http://waer.org/post/upstate-hospital-streamlines-patient-data-provide-more-efficient-health-care-0 <div>Upstate University Hospital is hoping to save time and money for both its health care centers and its patients through technology. The institution has reached a milestone implementing Electronic Medical Records. &nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 09 May 2014 22:42:33 +0000 Chris Bolt 18025 at http://waer.org Upstate Hospital Streamlines Patient Data to Provide More Efficient Health Care Limited Pay Just One Problem Facing Low-Wage Workers http://waer.org/post/limited-pay-just-one-problem-facing-low-wage-workers <p>For low-wage workers in Syracuse…dangerous working conditions, high turnover and the inability to raise any concerns are part of their day-to-day life. <a href="http://ohccupstate.org/">SUNY Upstate's Occupatio</a></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:26:40 +0000 Chris Bolt & Sean Farrell 17529 at http://waer.org Limited Pay Just One Problem Facing Low-Wage Workers Dozens of Upstate Medical Students Learn Their Residency Assignment on "Match Day" http://waer.org/post/dozens-upstate-medical-students-learn-their-residency-assignment-match-day <div>The waiting and anxiety is over for about 150 fourth-year SUNY Upstate medical school students Friday who learned where they’ll begin their residencies. &nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They opened envelopes as part of the annual rite of passage called “match day.” &nbsp;The students we spoke to all received their first choices. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:39:15 +0000 Scott Willis & John Smith 15815 at http://waer.org Dozens of Upstate Medical Students Learn Their Residency Assignment on "Match Day" Shortage of Chemical Used to Sterilize Surgical Equipment http://waer.org/post/shortage-chemical-used-sterilize-surgical-equipment <div>Syracuse-area hospitals say they’re facing a shortage of a crucial sterilization product that could delay surgeries. &nbsp; There appears to be a major disruption in the supply chain of a biologic known as Sterrad&nbsp;biologic indicator made by Advanced Sterilization Products, which is used to sterilize surgical equipment and tools.&nbsp;</div><div>The hospitals alerted Senator Chuck Schumer of the problem. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 03:49:58 +0000 Scott Willis 15619 at http://waer.org Shortage of Chemical Used to Sterilize Surgical Equipment