New York hospital weighing applying for grant to modernize ASC, other facilities — 3 insights

Lowville, N.Y.-based Lewis County General Hospital is holding a community engagement meeting to seek input on a grant application it'll use to modernize its ASC, Watertown Daily Times reports.

Here's what you should know:

1. Hospital administration plans to apply for a statewide grant to build a new health and wellness center, modernize its ASC and intensive care unit and relocate its Adult Day Health Care Center.

2. The community meeting will be held to gather input on how to "further develop the grant proposal."

3. Hospital CEO Gerald Cayer said, "The purpose [of the grant] is to strengthen and protect continued access to healthcare in the community, increase access for local surgical care and enhance patient care."

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