Information Technology (IT)

The OCH “IT” Department is invaluable to the organization. Some of their functions/responsibilities include: 24/7 Customer Support Security Audits HIPAA Security Officer Policy and Procedures System Upgrades/Updates EMR Committee Representation 240 support requests per month Attestations CMR Meaningful Use New Employee Orientation They also have connections to NYS DOH, HEALTHeLINK, Clario, Macr Helix, Capturenet, Roches-ter … Continued

Surgical Services

From January—July 2017 the surgical services dept. provided 720 OR procedures, 700 anesthesia cases, 548 EGD’s and colonoscopies and 228 general surgeries. ASU (Ambulatory Surgical Unit) is where people are cared for before their surgery and sometimes immediately following. Patients are interviewed, and receive IVs if needed. They also meet with the surgeon and anesthesia … Continued

Ask your healthcare provider about FIT

Who should be screened for colon cancer? · Most people should start screening tests at age 50. · If you or a family member has had colon cancer or polyps, you may need to start earlier. What is FIT? · FIT stands for Fecal Immunochemical Test (fee-kuhl-im-you-no-KIM-uh-kuhl). · FIT is a take-home, stool-screening test for … Continued