EXCELLENCE STARTS HERE! Cortland Regional Medical Center is ranked #1 in New York State and 50th in the entire nation (out of more than 3,000 hospitals) by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for our high quality, value-based care. This is a direct result of our continuing efforts to make Cortland Regional Medical Center a leader in regional healthcare. Our growing medical staff delivers expert medical care close to home that rivals or exceeds many larger hospitals. We continue to expand our services with the recent additions of a nurse midwife practice, breast cancer care, hematology and oncology, and wound care center. And our personalized, compassionate approach to care helps our patients navigate the changes and challenges in healthcare today.
Cortland Regional Medical Center At a Glance
125 years in operation
Service area: 75,000 people throughout Cortland County and parts of seven other surrounding counties
Over 34,000 emergency and prompt care visits annually
Over 5,600 inpatient visits annually
Over 700 full time employees
Cortland Regional Medical Center is an acute care facility, licensed for 162 beds, that provides families with a broad range of services. These services include maternity, pediatrics, emergency, intensive care, laboratory, cardiology, surgery, imaging, pharmacy, medical/surgical, psychiatric, respiratory care, and rehabilitation. In 2010 over 5,600 residents receive care as inpatients at CRMC. An additional 34,200 used emergency care services, which includes our walk-in care facility, Prompt Care.
As part of the medical center’s initiative to provide services along the full continuum of care, CRMC opened an attached residential care facility in 1993. The Cortland Regional Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is home to 82 residents and also offers long-term care, adult day health care, short-term rehabilitation, and respite care programs.
A hallmark of our facility is our exceptional medical staff. Eighty-five physicians, the overwhelming majority of whom are board certified, are credentialed as members of our active, community, or consulting staff. They provide our community with access to a diversity of medical expertise that rivals many large urban hospitals. In addition to extensive Family Practice and Internal Medicine Departments, CRMC patients are treated by specialists in areas such as Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Gastroenterology, Urology, Orthopedics, General Surgery, OB/GYN, Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. These men and women could be practicing in communities with large metropolitan hospitals but chose to be here in Cortland, because they recognized the challenges, opportunities, and quality of life that this region has to offer.