Maternity Center at Oswego Health to Purchase New State-of-The-Art Fetal Monitoring System

Posted on October 28, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                 Contact: Jamie Leszczynski
                                                                                                                                                                (315) 349-5601
                                                                                                                                                               
jleszczynski@oswegohealth.org

 

Maternity Center at Oswego Health Receives Grant from Community Foundation
to Purchase New State-of-The-Art Fetal Monitoring System

(Oswego, NY: October 27, 2021) –Delivering an average of 500 babies per year, caring for mom and her unborn child is the main priority for the Maternity Center at Oswego Health. In addition to experienced registered nurses, physicians, and midwives, the staff relies on the latest state-of-the-art technology to assist in the delivery process and thanks to a recent $5,000 grant from the Women’s Fund of Central New York, a brand new GCX MS Series Fetal Monitor Cart has been purchased.

The GCX MC Series Fetal Monitor Cart Core Kit combines fetal heart rate monitoring, electronic fetal monitoring, and EMR hardware on a single bedside cart, consolidating technology while minimizing footprint within the room. It can be easily configured, allowing for repositioning of drawers, monitors, shelves, and IT hardware. The cart features a drawer with a cutout for papers and dividers to organize supplies. Its flip cover makes objects visible when the drawer is closed. This kit includes a top crown with a VHM-25 interface and dual worksurface LED task lights to create the ideal lighting for caregivers without disrupting a patient in critical care environments.

“We are thrilled to have the support of the Women’s Fund of CNY as this new technology will make a significant impact on our laboring mothers and streamline monitoring for our providers,” stated Director of Women’s Services, Jessica Leaf, RN.

The grant was awarded to the Oswego Health Foundation through the Women’s Fund of Central New York, which funds innovative projects that make a significant impact on women and girls in Central New York. The Women’s Fund is an affiliate fund of the Central New York Community Foundation.

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About Oswego Health
The mission of Oswego Health is to provide accessible, quality care and improve the health of residents throughout Oswego County. As a nonprofit healthcare system that was established in 1881, Oswego Health is proud to continue to be one of Oswego County’s largest employers. More than 1,200 employees spread throughout its 17 locations, work for the Oswego Health system, which includes the 164-bed community hospital, a 32-bed psychiatric acute-care facility with multiple outpatient behavioral health service locations, The Manor at Seneca Hill, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility, and Springside at Seneca Hill, an independent retirement community.  The health system also operates Oswego Health Home Care, the only hospital-based certified home healthcare agency in the County as well as two outpatient centers, 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. In addition, Oswego Health includes the Oswego Health captive professional corporation, 

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