Albany Medical Center Hospital General Director Ferdinand Venditti | WAMC

Albany Medical Center Hospital General Director Ferdinand Venditti

Albany Med CEO & President Dr. Dennis McKenna
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Leaders of Capital Region hospitals gathered at Albany Medical Center Tuesday afternoon to give an update on COVID-19 and vaccine distribution efforts.

October 2020: ICU Nurse Jennifer Bejo says single-use N95 respirators are being “decontaminated” for reuse at AMC.
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Nurses at Albany Medical Center have decided to hold a one-day walkout in their contract dispute with the hospital. Albany Med officials says they are prepared.

Medical leaders and the media practice social distancing during a press conference at Albany Med.
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The first coronavirus patients from the greater New York City area have begun arriving upstate.

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Albany Medical Center says it’s enhancing  preparedness efforts related to the novel coronavirus.

Ellis Medicine's vice president and chief medical officer Dr. David Liebers addresses reporters as Incoming Albany Med President and CEO Dr. Dennis McKenna looks on.
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Responding to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, hospitals across the region have collaborated on a coronavirus preparedness plan.