About Us

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Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a not-for-profit community healthcare facility certified for 94 beds. Its core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care are supplemented by outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Massena, Norfolk, Norwood, and Potsdam, NY, and by specialist care in over 25 different specialties, including a robust orthopedic surgery and sports medicine program and the Center for Cancer Care. As an affiliate with Gouverneur Hospital in Gouverneur, NY, CPH operates within the St. Lawrence Health System, a parent corporation formed to give structure and coherence to the coordination of care in Northern New York and to catalyze change in alignment with New York State's Triple Aim: improving health, enhancing quality, and reducing costs. With assistance from the New York State Doctors Across New York Program, and with oversight from Michael Maresca, Chief Medical Officer, CPH has more than doubled the size of its exceptionally talented medical staff to serve the needs of our rural region.

CPH offers state-of-the-art equipment, including the lowest-dose CT scanning in the region, 1.5 Tesla high-field open bore MRI, lithotripsy, Automated Breast Volume Scanning (ABVS) for visualization of dense breast tissue, 3D mammography, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging, and MRI Assisted Vacuum Biopsy. Many procedures using this technology are offered in more than one location. The Center for Cancer Care is equipped with an Elekta Synergy Linear Accelerator, one of the best available for image-guided radiation therapy, and a dedicated CT scanner for radiation therapy planning.

We are proud to partner with Clarkson University, St. Lawrence University, SUNY Canton, and SUNY Potsdam to prepare the healthcare workforce of tomorrow.

2016 Community Service Plan Update

2017 Community Service Plan Update

2016-2019 Community Health Needs Assessment

MISSION

To provide skilled, compassionate, cost-effective care that promotes wellness and meets community needs.

VISION
We are committed to continuous improvements that:  Meet the needs and expectations of our customers; provide or coordinate access to care; develop our skills and talents; provide the human resources, facilities, and equipment we need to serve our customers. We work effectively with others to improve the region's health care systems.

VALUES
Integrity-Guiding our actions by ethical commitments
Respect-Recognizing and responding to the value of others
Compassion-Providing excellent care with kindness
Professional-Acting with mature insight, sound judgment and high standards
Excellence-Commitment to quality, innovation and continuous improvement
 

 

 

 

 

What does quality healthcare mean to you?

To most patients and their families, it means adherence to the most rigorous, medically and scientifically verified standards available. We measure our processes against these standards, and we are dedicated to continuous improvement.

Recent News/Events
CPH's Partnering in Your Care Luncheon Series Continues November 12, 2018.
CPH's Partnering in Your Care Luncheon Series Continues November 12, 2018.
November 12, 2018
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Canton-Potsdam Hospital
50 Leroy Street, Potsdam, New York 13676
ph: 315-265-3300

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Health information on this website is intended as an informational and educational service. Provision of this information and educational service neither implies nor guarantees that a treatment, procedure, or healthcare service necessarily will be provided in whole or in part. Services are provided by Canton-Potsdam Hospital at its sole discretion consistent with the highest quality standards including but not limited to safety. For more information about whether a specific service or procedure is offered and/or is right for you, consult your care practitioner.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Canton-Potsdam Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click HERE to view a full version of the Nondiscrimination Statement. If you believe that Canton-Potsdam Hospital has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: Director of Patient Experience at 50 Leroy Street, Potsdam, NY 13676. You may file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf or by mail at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, D.C. 20201.

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