Welcome to the Patient Education Center! We created the Patient Education Center to help you lead a healthier lifestyle and make informed health care choices.

Video Library

View Streaming Videos Lourdes is pleased to introduce streaming videos on a variety of topics of interest to our patients.

These short videos will give insight into our services, facilities and care providers. Currently we are featuring just a few videos, but will be adding more very soon.

View the Videos

Document Library

Visit the Document Library Our Document Library gives you access to printed materials that are available for many of our services. Included are patient guides for services or procedures that you may have questions about.

Download a copy for yourself or to share with family and friends.

Visit the Document Library

HealthClicks Newsletters

HealthClicks Newsletters provide useful health information on a variety of topics, with new issues released each month! Subscribe to HealthClicks to be notified by email when new issues are available.

Best of the Web

Featured Site

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.

Best of Web

Best of the Web Sites

Confused by the deluge of healthcare information on the web? Lourdes is here to clear up the confusion. We've reviewed hundreds of sites to find the ones worth your time. Visit Best of the Web for links to some of the most useful healthcare websites.

Joint Commission Gold Seal

Lourdes has been awarded the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

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Lourdes has received
Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence

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Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer

New York State Desginated Stroke Center

Lourdes is a New York State Designated Stroke Center

One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery

One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement