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Thompson Lifts Flu-Related Visitor Restrictions

CANANDAIGUA – UR Medicine’s Thompson Health today lifted flu-related visitor restrictions that had been in place at both F.F. Thompson Hospital and the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center since late January.

It is now permissible for children 14 and under to visit, and there is no longer a limit on the number of visitors a patient or resident may have at any given time.
Monday, March 27, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (111)/Comments (0)/
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Diabetes Prevention/Management Class April 6

CANANDAIGUA  – On Thursday, April 6, UR Medicine’s Thompson Hospital will offer “Carbohydrate Counting & Menu Planning” for people with Type 2 diabetes.

The prevention/management class will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. in the conference rooms of the Constellation Center for Health & Healing at the hospital, 350 Parrish St. in Canandaigua.


Tuesday, March 14, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (90)/Comments (0)/
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Thompson Honors Eight Associates

CANANDAIGUA - The Service Excellence Team at UR Medicine’s Thompson Health recently announced the first quarter recipients of the health system’s Service Excellence Awards.
Monday, March 13, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (97)/Comments (0)/
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Thompson Among ‘150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare’ for Third Year Straight

CANANDAIGUA – For the third consecutive year, UR Medicine’s Thompson Health is on the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” list published by Becker’s Hospital Review, and is the only health system in western or central New York to be included.

This list includes U.S. hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgical centers and home health agencies as well as other types of healthcare-specific companies “committed to fulfilling missions, creating outstanding cultures and offering competitive benefits to their employees.” Hospitals of all sizes are included, with the Cleveland Clinic, the Mayo Clinic and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital among the larger ones.

Thursday, March 09, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (91)/Comments (0)/
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Thompson to Offer Free Vein Screenings March 28

CANANDAIGUA – The Diagnostic Imaging Department at UR Medicine’s Thompson Hospital, 350 Parrish St., will hold free varicose vein consultations on Tuesday, March 28, from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

These consultations, conducted by one of Thompson’s vein specialists, will be held by appointment only, with a limited number of appointments available. To schedule a free screening, call the Diagnostic Imaging Department at Thompson at (585) 396-6701.
Monday, March 06, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (86)/Comments (0)/
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Thompson Grant Applications due April 1

CANANDAIGUA – UR Medicine’s Thompson Health announces a call for applications for the 2017 spring cycle of the Mary Clark Thompson Health Grants. All local not-for-profit organizations whose programs improve the health and wellness of the community within Thompson’s service area are encouraged to apply by April 1 for funding through this opportunity offered by the F.F. Thompson Foundation.

Mary Clark Thompson’s spirit of community-minded philanthropy was the...

Thursday, February 23, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (111)/Comments (0)/
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Healing Pathways Program Begins Soon

CANANDAIGUA – “Healing Pathways,” a program offered by UR Medicine’s Thompson Health for those with ongoing illnesses or other sources of chronic stress, will begin soon, with the option of a Tuesday evening series or a Thursday afternoon series.

Tuesday sessions will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Feb. 28 through May 2, at Ferris Hills at West Lake on Peg Rayburn Drive in Canandaigua.  The Thursday sessions will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m., March 2...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (225)/Comments (0)/
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Ferris Hills to Host Free Global Affairs Discussions

CANANDAIGUA – Ferris Hills at West Lake, UR Medicine Thompson Health’s independent living community for seniors, will once again this year host Great Decisions, the nation’s longest-running global affairs education program. 

The eight-week series of group discussions – facilitated by content experts – will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursdays, beginning March 2 and concluding April 20. 

There is no cost to attend the one-hour...

Monday, February 20, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (100)/Comments (0)/
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Free Program on Back Health Set for Feb. 28

CANANDAIGUA – “Oh, My Healthy Back” will be held Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Constellation Center for Health and Healing at UR Medicine’s Thompson Hospital, 350 Parrish St., Canandaigua.

This class will teach individuals with lower back pain about their spine and management of pain.  Farley Wagner and Cheri Sidoti, both physical therapists and certified mechanical diagnostic therapists, teach the class. They will discuss
spinal anatomy,...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (388)/Comments (0)/
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‘Food Prescription’ Series Starts March 7 at Thompson

CANANDAIGUA – An upcoming five-week class series, “The Food Prescription,” will walk participants, step by step, to a whole-food, plant-based diet.

The series begins Tuesday, March 7, with a free introductory class, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Constellation Center for Health and Healing at UR Medicine’s Thompson Hospital, 350 Parrish St. Presented by Dr. Kerry Graff and Thompson’s Linda Rowsick, RD, CD-N, this class will cover how diet impacts your health and will...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017/Author: Anne Johnston/Number of views (254)/Comments (0)/
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