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Garnet Health Announces Leadership Changes

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December 29, 2021
Press Release
Spokesman:  Rob Lee, Executive Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications
(845) 333-2391
 
December 29, 2021 – For Immediate Release:
Garnet Health Announces Leadership Changes
 
Middletown, NY – Garnet Health, which includes Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills, is pleased to announce the following leadership changes.
 
Theresa Dering has joined Garnet Health as Administrative Director of Laboratory Services. In her new role, Ms. Dering has oversight for all laboratory service for Garnet Health Medical Center and Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills including operations, planning for future expansion of services and across-system alignment of practices. She was previously Administrator of Laboratory Services at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, NY.
 
Dana Hendrickson has been promoted to Administrator of Clinical Applications for Garnet Health. In her new role, Ms. Hendrickson develops operations, medical affairs and information services to support Epic, the System’s electronic health record system. She also oversees the Epic clinical application teams for both inpatient and outpatient care and the laboratory and Epic system training teams. Ms. Hendricks joined the organization in 2001 and was previously Director of Epic Ambulatory.
 
Kathleen Pagani, PHR, SHRM-CP has been promoted to system level Human Resources Administrator. In her new role, Ms. Pagani oversees all Employee and Labor Relations across the System including continued oversight of HR Operations for Garnet Health Doctors. She joined the organization in 2001 and was previously Human Resources Administrator for Garnet Health Medical Center and Garnet Health Doctors.
 
Yesenia Ramos, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP has been promoted to Director of Human Resources Operations for Garnet Health Medical Center. In her new role, Ms. Ramos oversees Human Resources Business Partners, Human Resources Associates and Human Resources Information Systems. She joined the organization in 2015 as a Human Resources Business Partner and was previously Manager of Human Resources Operations.
 
Nelson Sit has been promoted to Manager of Emergency Management for Garnet Health. In his new role, Mr. Sit oversees emergency management training for the system. He is also Garnet Health’s liaison to outside healthcare agencies including the Greater New York Health Association, Healthcare Association of New York State, the New York State Department of Health and the Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition. Mr. Sit joined the organization in 2016 and was previously a Lead Armed Security Officer.
 
 
To learn more about career opportunities at Garnet Health, visit garnethealth.org/careers.
 
About Garnet Health
Garnet Health is a New York State, not-for-profit Corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles northwest of New York City. It is the corporate parent of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.
Providing healthcare to approximately 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Garnet Health provides services by more than 4,000 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members and is recognized by Ethisphere as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. An academic affiliate of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Garnet Health retains compassionate professionals who continually strive toward the hospital’s mission to improve the health of our community by providing exceptional health care. To learn more about Garnet Health, visit garnethealth.org
 
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