In this changing and challenging era for health care, the public’s trust and confidence in and respect for River Hospital requires the commitment of each of us to uphold standards of excellence and ethical behavior.
River Hospital is committed to doing the right thing. This not only means we are striving to comply with all legal responsibilities, but ethical responsibilities as well. There are core values that are part of corporate compliance and these include respect for all persons, integrity, service, excellence & trust. We all have a responsibility to everyone we come in contact with and our community to act in a manner consistent with this statement, the values & principles it expresses and its supporting policies.
River Hospital recognizes the problem that fraud and other deliberate or accidental misconduct in the health care industry pose to society. River Hospital seeks to eliminate misconduct through the Corporate Compliance Program. River Hospital is committed to maintaining an effective Corporate Compliance Program in accordance with applicable law and guidance from state and federal health care authorities. The provisions within this Compliance Plan have been developed to create an effective Corporate Compliance Program. This Compliance Program is designed to prevent errors or misconduct; to detect errors or misconduct if they occur; and to enhance the reputation of River Hospital and its employees as ethical providers of health care services. Service in health care is the highest calling. Integrity and trust are essential to our services. Our patients are entitled to rely on that trust. They are to be treated at all times with respect and dignity.
The Corporate Compliance Program at River Hospital is a mandatory, self-monitoring program to assure our compliance with all federal, state and local laws applicable to healthcare. The Corporate Compliance Program is required to:
We deal with issues related to:
Melanie Barton, Corporate Compliance Officer
T: 315. 482.1115
By Mail: Corporate Compliance Officer
River Hospital, 4 Fuller Street Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-0221
NYS OMIG: 1-877-873-7283 (toll-free)
DHHS-OIG: 1-800-447-8477 (toll-free)
Welcome to the River Hospital Compliance resource page! If you have any questions or concerns about our compliance program please reach out to the Compliance Officer directly while we continue to build our compliance resource page.
River Hospital, Inc.
Compliance / Privacy Officer:
Melanie Barton, CHTS-IS
Accessible by boat and car, we pride ourselves on delivering high quality inpatient care, emergency services and outpatient services for routine and diagnostic testing. River Family Health Center offers a variety of primary care services, on premise, for the entire family. Our Ambulatory Surgical Unit offers same day surgery on an outpatient basis for a number of specialties. River Hospital Convenient Care offers same day non-emergency appointments