Kristen True to Lead the UVM Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s Ticonderoga Campus
Elizabethtown, NY – Kristen True has been selected as the new site operations director for the University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s Ticonderoga Campus.
“Kristen brings many years of experience in business and health care,” said John Remillard, president of the UVM Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital. “Equally important is her commitment to the Ticonderoga community. It is clear that Kristen loves where she lives and works.”
“I am thrilled to join this outstanding organization and help connect my neighbors with the services and programs available at the Ticonderoga campus,” said Ms. True. “We are so fortunate to have access to high-quality care right here in our community, especially at a time when rural hospitals across the country are struggling to keep their doors open.”
Ms. True served as administrator and social work director for Elderwood Village at Ticonderoga before joining the UVM Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital. She is vice president on the board of directors for the Mental Health Association in Essex County. A native of Mineville, Ms. True lived in Plattsburgh, New Hampshire, and Maine before settling in Ticonderoga with her family.
The UVM Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s Ticonderoga Campus offers high-quality care and access to all the benefits of the UVM Health Network. The recently-remodeled 24-hour emergency department is staffed with an expanded care team, including emergency medicine physicians from the UVM Medical Center. The campus also hosts a number of specialty physicians throughout the month. To learn more about the emergency department or outpatient laboratory, radiology, infusion, and specialty clinics, please visit www.ech.org/Health-Centers/Ticonderoga-Campus.
About Elizabethtown Community Hospital
The University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital is a designated critical access hospital and the primary health care provider serving the 39,000 people who live, work and vacation in Essex County, NY and the surrounding region.
Elizabethtown Community Hospital is transforming rural health care at its main campus in Elizabethtown, NY, at a new emergency department and outpatient center at the former Moses Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga, NY, and at six community-based primary health care centers located throughout the region. The hospital is one of the community’s largest employers with 383 employees.
Across the Elizabethtown and Ticonderoga campuses, the hospital maintains two 24-hour emergency rooms, a 25-bed inpatient unit, physical therapy, laboratory, and digital radiology departments, and a variety of specialty physician clinics on a weekly and monthly basis.
Elizabethtown Community Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed and certified by the New York State Department of Health and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
About The University of Vermont Health Network
The University of Vermont Health Network is an academic health system that is comprised of six affiliate hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group, and a home health agency. We serve the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives. Our partners include:
▪ The University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group
▪ The University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital
▪ The University of Vermont Health Network – Porter Medical Center
▪ The University of Vermont Health Network – Home Health and Hospice
Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by our academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of our hospitals remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.