On July 2, the Tri-Metropolis ValleyCats introduced that St. Peter’s Well being Companions (SPHP) will function the crew’s official healthcare supplier for the 2021 season. This relationship will ship first-class medical care to ValleyCats gamers whereas reinforcing St. Peter’s mission to offer well being care to the complete Capital Area neighborhood.
Establishing a medical partnership was seen as a prime precedence for the ValleyCats because the group transitions from their affiliation with the Houston Astros to a extra unbiased format as a member of an MLB Associate League. The ValleyCats formally started their first season within the Frontier League on Might 27th however the basis for a profitable 12 months on the sector started a number of weeks earlier when gamers met with crew medical doctors Thomas Chattathil, M.D., CAQ, and Matthew Brennan, M.D.
Drs. Chattathil and Brennan are based mostly out of Cohoes Household Care, 55 Mohawk Avenue in Cohoes, a household drugs apply within the St. Peter’s Well being Companions Medical Associates community. This partnership offers the crew with a variety of medical companies, together with entry physicals, evaluations, imaging, bodily remedy, and extra. Drs. Chattathil and Brennan will proceed to work intently with Tri-Metropolis’s Head Athletic Coach, Johan Mussa, to keep up participant well being and maximize on-field efficiency.
“We’re thrilled to be working with St. Peter’s Well being Companions to assist our athletes this season,” stated ValleyCats President, Rick Murphy. “St. Peter’s gives an incredible breadth of assets throughout the area which makes it simpler to look after our gamers round their busy, in-season schedule.”
“Supporting the well being of the neighborhood is St. Peter’s Well being Companions’ Mission and our biggest precedence. We’re happy to assist the ValleyCats neighborhood as their official medical supplier and well being care sponsor for the 2021 season,” stated Kellie Valenti, MBA-H, FACHE, president of St. Peter’s Well being Companions Medical Associates (SPHPMA). “We take nice pleasure in our community of physicians and practices all through the Capital Area, like Cohoes Household Medication the place Drs. Chattathil and Brennan present knowledgeable, compassionate care. Our main care physicians are right here to not solely deal with people in instances of harm and sickness, but in addition to offer care and counsel throughout wellness visits, making certain individuals can work, play, and dwell their lives to the fullest.”
ValleyCats crew members may even be receiving bodily rehabilitation companies by way of SPHP’s Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. This side of the crew’s care, which is able to embrace entry to a full continuum of rehabilitative companies, can be overseen by Matthew Sonagere, DO, Sunnyview’s chief medical officer. It’s all a part of SPHP’s dedication to serving because the ValleyCats’ and the Capital Area’s one-stop well being care supplier – an built-in system offering complete main and emergency care, medical imaging, and bodily remedy companies.
This partnership demonstrates St. Peter’s Well being Companions dedication to serving the Capital Area neighborhood and can embrace a wide range of collaborations with the crew, each on the ballpark and past this season. To have a good time the July 4th weekend, St. Peter’s and the ValleyCats acknowledged Dr. Tom Triscari with a ceremonial first pitch.
Dr. Triscari is a longtime season ticket holder with the ValleyCats and a latest participant in St. Peter’s Well being Companions’ Diabetes Prevention Program. Triscari is a veteran of the USA Air Drive, having served with distinction from 1977 to 1995. He retired from energetic responsibility with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and labored as a school member at R.P.I. for over 20 years. Triscari’s profession has included work in data expertise at each the regional and nationwide stage.
St. Peter’s Well being Companions Medical Associates is among the Capital Area’s largest multi-specialty doctor teams, with practically 700 physicians and superior practitioners in additional than 100 apply areas. It’s affiliated with St. Peter’s Well being Companions – the area’s largest and most complete not-for-profit community of high-quality, superior medical care, main care, rehabilitation, and senior companies. Go to www.sphp.com for extra data.