A message from the UCM Medical Director

 

The following is a message from the United Concierge Medical Services (UCM) Chief Medical Officer, Mike Bibighaus, M.D.

"Hello, As Chief Medical Officer at United Concierge Medicine, I wanted to take a moment to share some thoughts directly with you in regard to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Fundamentally, I'd like to share a message of diligence and calm — and to assure you of our deep commitment to providing emergency medical care to our patients.

Cool kicks

United Helpers is pleased to offer employees an opportunity to order from Shoes for Crews with a $15 discount on the first pair of shoes for the year.! The remaining balance will be deducted from the next two payrolls.

Shoes for Crews offers slip-resistant, causal, work, and athletic styles. For all styles, color options, and sizes, please visit www.shoesforcrews.com. If you are interested in ordering a pair, please complete the order form and send it to Kelly Ward at Management Company. 

Ladouceur Awards Rescheduled

The Society of the United Helpers has rescheduled the presentation of the Wayne N. Ladouceur Award. The 2020 Award will be presented to Patrick Flagg, Medication-certified Direct Support Professional and United Helpers Behavioral Health and Life Skills' employee on Friday, March 13th at 4 pm at the BHLS Complex in Ogdensburg. 

UH Six on SUNY Canton Dean's List

Congratulations to six UH Employees Nursing students who were named to the fall 2019 Dean's List at SUNY Canton! It's not easy to manage work and school and to earn this designation, students need to earn a GPA above 3.25. 

Congrats to: 

Joseph Mack, United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care, Canton

Calli Thomas, United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care, Canton

Lindsey Toms, United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care, Canton

Crystal Crosbie, United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care, Ogdensburg

Don't Pass on Strong Passwords

Don’t pass on strong passwords

Passwords! What a headache, especially when people worry about password safety. Sometimes it seems like that in order to be safe, your password must contain letters, numbers, punctuation, emojis, colors and at least one Egyptian hieroglyph.

But the truth is that it’s easier to create a long, strong, safe password than most people think. Let’s take a quick look at a few tips for making a password that will keep your account safe.

Truly Impressed!

OGDENSBURG – United Concierge Medicine (UCM) is now available to all employees of United Helpers and their families to use free of charge.

Human Resources Manager Michelle Matthews said that all employees who were hired by United Helpers prior to December were automatically enrolled in the program. New hires are being added each week.

Society Honors 2020 Ladouceur Winner

Patrick Flagg, Medication-certified Direct Support Professional and United Helpers Behavioral Health and Life Skills' employee has been selected by the Society of the United Helpers as the 2020 Wayne N. Ladouceur Award recipient.

Best-selling author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek authored a book titled “Leaders Eat Last,” detailing a philosophy that “real leaders” care about the well-being of others over themselves.

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Society Awards Fannie Frank Award!

Deborah LaRock, a United Helpers employee for more than 27 years, has been selected as UH’s first Fannie Frank Distinguished CNA!

 

Dr. Edward I. and Mrs. Barbara K. Gordon worked with UH’s Society office to create this endowment as a tribute to Dr. Gordon’s grandmother, who immigrated to New York from Poland more than 100 years ago. “Now, her name will live on forever,” Dr. Gordon says.

 

The criteria that Deb achieved in order to receive the $1,000 cash award are:

· A remarkably caring demeanor

· Remarkably competent care

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