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'What's Your Emergency?' - Upstate's Community campus to open new emergency unit for seniors

Upstate's Director of Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medicine Derek R Cooney, MD, FF/NREMT-P, FACEPA James Ciaccio, MD, FACEPDerek Cooney, MD is joined by James Ciaccio, MD to talk about a new geriatric emergency medicine unit called "GEM Care - senior emergency department".  The unit, led by Ciaccio, is housed in a dedicated section of the emergency department at Upstate University Hospital, Community campus, and will provide a calm, measured approach to care in a quiet environment specifically designed for seniors who may agitate or confuse easily, and may have trouble expressing themselves. 

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