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Garnet Health Announces Manager of Physician Relations and Community Health

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October 06, 2020
Garnet Health Announces Manager of Physician Relations and Community Health
Middletown, NY- Garnet Health, formerly the Greater Hudson Valley Health System, is pleased to announce that Moira Mencher, MBA, has been promoted to Manager of Physician Relations and Community Health.

Ms. Mencher joined Garnet Health as Physician Liaison in 2019 and has developed an effective Physician Relations Program that promotes working relationships between Garnet Health, members of the medical staff, their office staff and physicians within the community. Ms. Mencher has also worked closely with the Community Health Department to include physicians in community health initiatives.

In her new role, Ms. Mencher oversees physician relations and community health, and is facilitating the synergy of these two departments. She works with community organizations in Sullivan and Orange Counties to integrate and align Garnet Health System’s Community Health programs with community health initiatives as outlined by each county’s Community Health Needs Assessment and the System’s Corporate Community Health Plan.

Additionally, Ms. Mencher collaborates with community partners to improve the health of Sullivan and Orange Counties through innovations in education, patient care, research, community and physician engagement. She provides integrated research, planning and leadership in the development of community health initiatives and identifies community health program grant funding opportunities.

Ms. Mencher previously worked at Good Samaritan Hospital as a healthcare analyst. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication and a Master of Business Administration Degree in human resources and healthcare management.
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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 – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Medical Center Foundation and Garnet Health – Catskills Foundation. 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 and 2018 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

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