Samaritan Medical Center to resolve parking issues due to addition

WATERTOWN — Samaritan Medical Center officials are already working on solving some parking issues associated with the hospital’s proposed $10 million expansion project that would place its maternity ward and pediatric units on the same floor. [Read more…]

October 2015 20 Questions: On Leadership

On leadership

Lessons and advice from north country leaders

Since NNY Business began publishing monthly in December 2010, we have featured a wide-ranging, in-depth interview with a different north country business or leader 11 times a year, skipping December for our 20 Under 40 emerging leaders issue. Our 54 featured interviews to date have not been limited to the for-profit sector. We’ve sat down with nonprofit and not-for-profit leaders, and educational and health care leaders. The 20 questions that follow are the best of leadership from nearly five years of interviews. [Read more…]

Growth through forethought

Thomas H. Carman, president and CEO of Samaritan Medical Center, outlines how the Watertown hospital has made it through the economic downturn by having a sustainable business model. Photo by Norm Johnston.

Hospital chief believes steady, strategic planning helped navigate in tough times

The Samaritan Medical Center campus has been in a constant state of flux for more than five years, adding a parking garage, new pavilion, connector to Samaritan Keep Home and dozens of interior renovations, costing in total more than $61 million. We sat down with Samaritan President and CEO, Thomas H. Carman to find out how the hospital has been able to achieve such growth in a dicey economic climate.

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