Author: steele_richard@guthrie.org

Lifelong Owego Resident Honors His Parents & Highlights Guthrie’s Safe Haven
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Lifelong Owego Resident Honors His Parents & Highlights Guthrie’s Safe Haven

The Abandoned Infant Protection Act states that any parent may leave a newborn baby, no older than 30 days, in the care of an appropriate facility such as a hospital or a police station without fear of criminal liability. Out of fear or shame or other extenuating circumstances, some mothers abandon their baby only hours...

Ribbon-Cutting for Renzi Cancer Center at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center
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Ribbon-Cutting for Renzi Cancer Center at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center

Guthrie unveiled the future of comprehensive cancer care, the Renzi Cancer Center at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center. The $10.6 million facility will revolutionize cancer care in the region by bringing radiation and medical oncology services, as well as support services, together under one roof. “Guthrie looks forward to enhancing the care provided to patients in...

Guthrie Welcomes New President and CEO, Edmund Sabanegh, MD, MBA
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Guthrie Welcomes New President and CEO, Edmund Sabanegh, MD, MBA

Guthrie welcomes Dr. Edmund Sabanegh as the system’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Dr. Joseph Scopelliti, who retired this month after more than a decade in leadership at Guthrie. Dr. Sabanegh joins Guthrie after more than a decade of leadership at the Cleveland Clinic, where, as President of the health system’s Main...

Cortland Memorial Foundation Golf Classic a Success
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Cortland Memorial Foundation Golf Classic a Success

18 holes at Cortland Country Club for the 18th Annual Cortland Memorial Foundation (CMF) Golf Classic. CMF and its sponsors raised more than $47,000 at this year’s tournament, held on Monday, Aug. 9. The funds provide support to Guthrie Cortland Medical Center for equipment and programs that enhance patient care, promote health education, and improve the...

Guthrie Celebrates the Success of General Surgery Program
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Guthrie Celebrates the Success of General Surgery Program

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital has a long tradition of surgical education. Guthrie’s founder, Dr. Donald Guthrie, was one of the 13 original founding members of the American Board of Surgery in 1937.  Now, more than 80 years later, Guthrie has a very successful General Surgery Residency program, qualifying graduates to go on to some of...

Guthrie Names New SVP-Chief Information Officer
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Guthrie Names New SVP-Chief Information Officer

Terri Couts, MHA, RN, has been named SVP-Chief Information Officer for Guthrie, effective August 8, 2021. As the current VP-Epic Program, Clinical Systems and Integration, Terri has provided exceptional leadership for several projects since joining Guthrie in 2016. She led Guthrie to achieve Epic STARS 10 status, placing Guthrie among a group of less than...

Hope Endures Despite 2021 Guthrie Gala Cancelation
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Hope Endures Despite 2021 Guthrie Gala Cancelation

Due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, Guthrie Gala 2021 is canceled, but the Sayre House of Hope, which benefits each year from the Gala, still needs community support to fulfill its important mission. The “Hope Endures” campaign for the Sayre House of Hope offers community members a way to support this essential...

Guthrie Welcomes New EVP and Chief Nursing Officer
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Guthrie Welcomes New EVP and Chief Nursing Officer

Guthrie welcomes Debra “Deb” Raupers, RN, who returns to Guthrie as our new EVP and Chief Nursing Officer. Deb’s start date will be Monday, July 19. Deb is a Senior Nurse Executive with over 30 years of diverse health care experience. She is a leader with demonstrated ability to improve patient safety and quality outcomes while...