Upstate People

Sally Ramsden has been named director of quality and risk services. Previously, Ramsden served as director of quality, where she was responsible for all quality and metric reporting and assisted colleagues with implementing strategies to increase performance in select measures. Her role included oversight for both the risk management and the patient relations departments, as well as patient satisfaction, regulatory reporting and the accreditation. She joined Upstate in July 2011 during the acquisition of the Community Campus and has continued in the role of director of quality services, with a focus on performance improvement and the peer review process. In her new role as director of quality and risk services, Ramsden will integrate these services across Upstate University Hospital and Community campuses.

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Coverage of the 10th birthday party celebration and announcement of $3 million gift from Tom Golisano to establish the Golisano Center for Special News includes: CNYCentral, NewsChannel 9, Spectrum News,, CNY Business Journal.

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