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Published on November 27, 2019

NYCM Insurance commits $100,000 to UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital capital campaign

UHS Chenango Memorial’s capital campaign is closer to its goal thanks to a commitment from one of the region’s largest insurers.

Officials from NYCM Insurance presented a ceremonial check in the amount of $100,000 to campaign leaders at the Norwich hospital on Tuesday.

“NYCM Insurance is proud to offer our support to UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital and their initiative to increase the amount of care they can provide to patients in the area,” President & CEO V. Daniel Robinson said during the presentation. “NYCM is dedicated to giving back to our community, it’s who we are, and, therefore, we are honored to be part of this project.”

Headquartered in Edmeston, the property and casualty insurer employs 850 regionally.

“Corporately, we have a great dedication to wellness. With our second largest office, as well as many employees and customers living in Chenango County, it provides us with peace of mind knowing NYCM families will soon have greater access to a walk in center and broader diagnostic imaging,” Robinson said.

Dr. Drake Lamen, President and CEO of UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital, thanked NYCM Insurance for its campaign commitment and the leadership role the company plays in both its industry and the region.

“We are grateful for NYCM’s support and the important role they play in our regional business community,” Lamen said. “We feel fortunate that they have chosen to support our project at a time when they are also investing in their own infrastructure.”

According to Lamen, funds raised with the capital campaign will support construction of a new Emergency Room and Walk-In Center, as well as strategic investments in Diagnostic Imaging and infrastructure to support the growth of future services at UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital. The work is part of the first phase of the hospital’s Chenango Medical Neighborhood Plan.

“This is the largest concentrated investment in our hospital in fifty years, and only the fourth time in our history that we’ve reached out to the community with a capital campaign,” Lamen said. “The response has been humbling, and we’re very grateful to NYCM Insurance and all those who have stepped forward to generously support this fundraising effort.”

According to Lamen, the hospital will continue to solicit support for the 2019 Chenango Medical Neighborhood Capital Campaign through the end of the year. For more information, contact Melissa Stagnaro, Director of Fundraising and Business Development at UHS Chenango Memorial, at (607) 337-4183 or via email at melissa.stagnaro@nyuhs.org.

NYCM Insurance is a property and casualty insurance carrier that has been providing coverage to residents and businesses in New York since 1899. Headquartered in Edmeston, NY, the company was founded by VanNess D. Robinson, and is currently under the direction of his great grandson, V. Daniel Robinson II. With a team of over 850 employees, and a network of 1,200 independent agents, NYCM is dedicated to providing superior service and a quality customer experience to their over 525,000 customers. To learn more about NYCM, visit www.nycm.com.

UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital is a member of United Health Services, a locally owned not-for-profit 916-bed hospital and health care system serving the Greater Binghamton region from more than 40 locations around New York’s Southern Tier.

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