Photo Submitted – L-R: Shelley Cole, Heidi Camardello, Nicole Eckler, Renee Dingman

Little Falls Hospital is pleased to announce that Renee Dingman, RN, Inpatient Unit, is the recipient of the Zero Harm Hero Award. Renee has been with Little Falls Hospital, part of the Bassett Healthcare Network, since August 2020.

Colleagues that nominated her, describe her this way: “… Renee is a team player and always tries to seek out nurses or aides that need extra assistance. Renee provides a teach-back method to demonstrate quality education and patient safety to her colleagues. Renee is always willing to help everyone and anyone. When she has finished her own work, she will assist the next shift to dispense medications. Renee is always helping. I cannot express what an amazing nurse she is. She deserves the Zer0 Harm Hero Award.

The goal for Little Falls Hospital is to ensure that extraordinary care is being delivered to every patient. The Zero Harm Hero Award was created to help promote an already strong culture of quality, safety, and patient satisfaction, assuring high-reliability care for our patients, staff, and visitors. This award recognizes any Little Falls Hospital employee who demonstrates a commitment to this work.

About Little Falls Hospital
Little Falls Hospital, an affiliate of Bassett Healthcare Network, is an inpatient 25-bed acute care hospital. It is Herkimer County’s only provider of acute inpatient medical care, emergency care, short-term inpatient rehabilitation, and many other diagnostic and therapeutic services. The mission of Little Falls Hospital is to offer high-quality care with compassion, to all who need our services.

About Bassett Healthcare Network
Bassett Healthcare Network is an integrated health system that provides care and services to people living in a 5,600 square mile region in upstate New York. The organization includes five corporately affiliated hospitals, over two dozen community-based health centers, 21 school-based health centers, two skilled nursing facilities, and other health partners in related fields. Bassett Medical Center, the foundation of the network, is a 180-bed acute care inpatient teaching hospital located in Cooperstown, NY. To learn more about services available throughout the Bassett Healthcare Network, visit Follow Bassett on Facebook and Twitter at and