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The Changing Face of Telehealth

How The Virtual Medicine Boom Has Improved Access to Care at Columbia Memorial Health
In the face of a daunting global pandemic, Columbia Memorial Health has assembled an easily accessible telehealth system to put your mind at ease.

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Telemedicine Comes of Age

The Upsides and Downsides of our Telehealth Moment
It’s plain to see that telemedicine is having an explosive moment. While virtual healthcare is not new, we’ve seen a 13,000 percent increase in telehealth since the pandemic started, and the model is likely here to stay.

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Women's Health 101

Understanding the Full Spectrum of Care
Understanding the Full Spectrum of Care

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Why You Might Need a Bone Density Scan

At Columbia Memorial Health, bone densitometry is a vital tool in preventative care
Completed in 10 minutes with all your clothes on, the bone density scan is an easy way to check the strength of your bones and detect early signs of osteoperosis. Bone thinning is often associated with menopause, making women to be at increased risk. This scan forms part of Columbia Memorial Health's preventative treatment approach.

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General Practitioner Spotlight: Dr. Elizabeth Costley

A spotlight on Dr. Elizabeth Costley, Chronogrammies winner in the Health and Wellness category.

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Columbia Memorial Health's ER Is a Vital Community Resource Amid the Pandemic

Columbia Memorial Health in Hudson prepared for a wave of coronavirus patients that never hit.

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Bringing Better Spine Care to the Hudson Valley

Inside Columbia Memorial Health’s Spine and Neurosurgery Program
As part of their partnership with Albany Med, Columbia Memorial Health is now better positioned than ever to serve a community increasingly afflicted by age-related illnesses of the spine. Since the partnership began over a year ago, two neurosurgeons have joined the neurosurgery and spine team at Columbia Memorial Health. Combined with their established pain management program and physical therapy centers, Columbia Memorial Health now offers a full range of spine care, which includes minimally invasive surgery at its Hudson facility.

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What's the Difference Between Rapid Care and the ER?

A Time and Money-Saving Distinction
Dr. Michael Weisberg, Chief of Emergency Medicine at Columbia Memorial Health in Hudson plays the key role in opening several Rapid Care centers in order to alleviate overcrowding, increased wait times at the ER, and costly bills for non-emergency treatments.

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The Spectrum of Care: Autism-Friendly Services at Columbia Memorial Health

Columbia Memorial Health's Emergency Department and their Rapid Care centers in Copake and Valatie have dedicated rooms for patients with autism, who might struggle with the high stimulation of the surrounding clinical environment. These rooms feature lower furniture, calming paint colors, sensory blankets, and iPads to help ease communication.

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Columbia Memorial Hospital Rolls Out 3D Breast Biopsy Technology

As part of their continuing effort to invest in new medical technologies, Columbia Memorial Hospital has rolled out cutting-edge 3d breast biopsy technology, which complements their existing 3D mammography capabilities and offering Hudson Valley patients state-of-the art screening and breast cancer detection services.

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Movement Without Borders: Yoga, Pilates, Dance @ PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

Movement Without Borders: Yoga, Pilates, Dance

Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. & 12-1 p.m. Continues through Sept. 15 — Invigorating, adventurous 70-minute sessions, open to all ages and levels, focused on...
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Family Class! Intro to Watercolor Painting: African Savannah with Shanna

Thu., Aug. 5, 5:30 p.m. — In this class students will learn to make a variegated wash and...

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