Rochester Regional Health in the News: This Week’s Highlights Including March of Dimes, Opioid Addiction and More

Rochester Regional Health continues to be highlighted in the local news regarding a variety of topics. In case you missed the coverage, below is a brief sampling of recent news stories featuring our employees, initiatives, and health system.

  • Last year we announced the $20M gift commitment in support of the construction of a new 312,000 square-foot building on the Rochester General Hospital campus. Plans for construction of the Sands-Constellation Center for Critical Care were featured in the Democrat & Chronicle on April 20.
  • Rochester Regional is thrilled to once again be supporting March of Dimes and the Rochester and Finger Lakes March for Babies. Eugene Toy, M.D., our Chief Obstetrics and Gynecology, was a guest on WHEC TV and discussed why he is a co-chair of the event and the importance of improving the health of babies in our community.
  • Mark Winsberg, M.D., chemical dependency clinical director,  was interviewed about opioid addiction by News 8 WROC Rochester on April 22. Dr. Winsberg explains that the disease of addiction does not give up easily, and  that opioid addiction in particular is extremely difficult to get under control.
  • Neurologist Mary Dombovy, M.D., was a guest on News 8 WROC Rochester during their “Heart Health” feature on April 19. Dr. Dombovy gave advice on how to recognize signs of stroke and emphasized the urgency of seeking immediate medical care if you are experiencing any of the FAST stroke symptoms.