Oswego Health Recognizes Board Members Who are Stepping Down

OSWEGO – Oswego Health honored three board members who are stepping down and also thanked its outgoing board chair, during the health system’s annual meeting held June 25.

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Among those honored are seated from left Chris Burritt, who served for 18 years as a member of an Oswego Health board, including several terms as vice chair for the Oswego Health board; and Thomas Schneider, whose tenure included 22 years as an Oswego Health board member, including serving as Oswego Health board chair from 2011 to 2014.

Standing at left is Adam Gagas, outgoing board chair for the past two years, who remains on the voluntary board.

Standing at right is Oswego Health President and CEO Michael Harlovic.

Missing is Micheal Stephens, MD, who is also leaving the board after serving for five years, most recently as vice chair.

Several years ago, Oswego Health combined its affiliate boards of governance into a single mirrored Oswego Health Board for more efficient operation.

Oswego Health is a nonprofit health care system that includes Oswego Hospital, a 164-bed community hospital providing acute medical, emergency, surgical, maternity and behavioral health care.

It also operates outpatient centers located throughout Oswego County, including the Fulton Medical Center, offering urgent care, lab, medical imaging, physical therapy and occupational health services; and the Central Square Medical Center, offering urgent care, lab, medical imaging and physical therapy services.

The health system also operates The Manor at Seneca Hill, a skilled nursing facility that provides complete rehabilitation services and an adult day health services program; Springside at Seneca Hill, an independent retirement community, and Oswego Health Home Care, the only hospital-based certified home health care agency in Oswego County.

In addition, Oswego Health includes the Oswego Health captive professional corporation, Physician Care P.C., providing physician services in orthopedics, cardiology, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), general surgery, bariatrics and primary care.