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Cuomo Names Dr. Hyman To Rural Health Council

Dr. Hyman
Dr. Hyman

COOPERSTOWN – Dr. Charles Hyman, Bassett Hospital chief of medicine, has been appointed by Governor Cuomo as a member of the state Rural Health Council for a term that extends through June of 2015.

The Rural Health Council makes recommendations to the state Office of Rural Health on such issues as the changing health care environment and its impact on rural health delivery; recruitment and retention of health care providers in rural communities; the financial viability of rural hospitals, and rural health networks as contributors to the health of the communities they serve.

Hyman, son of Anne Evans of Oneonta and stepson of Gerald Evans, has been physician-in-chief since 2008, succeeding Dr. Walter A. Franck.



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Putting the Community Back Into the Newspaper

Now through July 31st, new or lapsed annual subscribers to the hard copy “Freeman’s Journal” (which also includes unlimited access to, or electronically to, can also give back to one of their favorite Otsego County charitable organizations.

$5.00 of your subscription will be donated to the nonprofit of your choice:

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