Oswego Health Board Member, Katie Toomey, Elected to Serve on the Healthcare Trustees of New York State’s Board of Governors

Posted on January 16, 2023

Oswego Health Board Member, Katie Toomey, Elected to Serve on the
Healthcare Trustees of New York State’s Board of Governors 

 

(Oswego, NY – January 17, 2023) Transforming healthcare at the State level, Oswego Health is proud to share that board member, Katie Toomey, has been elected to serve on the Healthcare Trustees of New York State’s (HTNYS) Board of Governors for a three-year term. 

 

The HTNYS board of governors aims to strengthen the healthcare system of New York State through improved leadership and involvement by healthcare trustees. These volunteer governors guide HTNYS programs such as workforce development and government relations.

 

Toomey serves on the Oswego Health board of directors and the Oswego Health Foundation board. She is also the Vice President of Member Engagement for CenterState CEO where she provides leadership and strategic guidance to its 2,000+ members.

 

President & CEO of Oswego Health, Michael C. Backus shares, “As an independent, non-profit hospital health system, Oswego Health is proud to be led by our volunteer board of directors who each give their time and talents to support healthcare in our local community.  Katie, along with our other seventeen board members, plays a critical role in all our strategic decisions.  Taking her talents to the state level will emphasize the good work done by the tremendous caregivers at Oswego Health and help further our efforts to expand services throughout Central New York.”

 

“I am honored to continue to provide strategic support to Oswego Health as they are a critical partner in strengthening our community,” said Katie Toomey, vice president of Member engagement at CenterState CEO. “The economic trajectory of our region is changing and with that will come new residents. It’s imperative that we have the tools and resources needed to support this growth and serve these new patients. My involvement with Oswego Health has been an incredibly rewarding aspect of my career and I look forward to making connections, learning and advocate for health care in Central New York.”

To learn more about Oswego Health, visit www.oswegohealth.org/

 

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 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 132-bed community Oswego 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, Physician Care P.C., providing physician services in orthopedics, cardiology, ENT, gastroenterology, breast care, audiology, general surgery, bariatrics, and primary care. For more information about Oswego Health, please visit our website at  www.oswegohealth.org

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