St. James Hospital Gets 1.2 Million From State Health Dept.

St. James Receives 1.2 Million From State Health Department

June 9, 2014

HORNELL, NY – St James Hospital in Hornell has applied for 6.4 million from the New York State Health Department and gotten 1.2 million so far…Hornell Mayor Shawn Hogan calls this “wonderful news”.

Hospital spokesperson Kate Kreger noted that the funds will be used to support the operations of SJMH through early 2015, ensuring the continued, uninterrupted provision of local healthcare services while the organization transforms to a new ambulatory-focused
model of care delivery.

“We are very pleased that our application has been approved,” said Jennifer Sullivan, President &
CEO, St. James Mercy Hospital. “We have worked diligently in recent months with NYSDOH officials to
preserve healthcare services in Hornell. This award of IAAF funding clearly demonstrates the
commitment of the Department of Health to support rural healthcare delivery and the need to
transform to a sustainable model of care.”

Mayor Hogan and St. James CEO Jennifer Sullivan will be on the Newsmaker Show Tuesday morning, after the 8:30am news, on AM 1480 WLEA, to discuss these issues at length.