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  • Join Families across the Region September 18 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day

    Posted: 09/01/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 31, 2022) – Families from across the region are expected to attend Maria Fareri Children's Hospital's 18th Annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day September 18 for a day of fun-filled activities to support pediatric care in the Hudson Valley. Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day Supporting Maria Fareri Children's Hospital is September 18 Families are welcome to attend the free event featuring activities including face painting, crafts, carnival games, music, character ap...

  • WMCHealth’s Big 5: Races for Runners of All Levels will Support WMCHealth Hospitals

    Posted: 08/22/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 19, 2022) – Get your heart rate going and support healthcare as you race, jog or walk around and about WMCHealth's Valhalla campus September 18. The Big 5, Westchester Medical Center Health Network's fall active fundraiser supports a range of medical services while supplying the perfect opportunity to get fit and have fun.  The Healing Half Marathon , The Kyle Goldberg 10K , The Evan Lieberman 5K and the Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day will all be held Sunday, Septemb...

  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization Lab Now Open at MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 08/10/2022

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (August 10, 2022) – Cardiac care options have increased for residents of the Mid-Hudson region with the reopening of the Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Early diagnosis is critical in minimizing the effects of heart disease. In a cardiac catheterization laboratory, cardiologists evaluate how well a patient's heart is working and determine if the patient's arteries are c...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Now Providing Lifesaving Stroke Care Procedure

    Posted: 08/02/2022

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (August 3, 2022) — An advanced and potentially lifesaving procedure used in emergent stroke care is now being performed at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). The most devastating strokes are caused by blockages of large arteries in the brain, and thrombectomy is a minimally invasive procedure performed by endovascular neurosurgeons to remove those blockages and restore blood flow before permanent damage is done. Time is ...

  • Four WMCHealth Hospitals Recognized for Stroke Care Excellence

    Posted: 08/02/2022

    VALHALLA, NY (August 3, 2022) ― Four Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) hospitals have again been cited by national associations* for stroke care excellence. Westchester Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, MidHudson Regional Hospital and HealthAlliance Hospital have each earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines ® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for 2022. The award recognizes each hospital for its commitment to, and suc...

  • Wappingers Central School District Donates Special Rube Goldberg Machine to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 07/20/2022

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. (July 19, 2022) —  Wappingers Central School District is thrilled to have partnered with MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), on a special project. Students Show WMCHealth Representatives the Rube Goldberg Machine Kindergarten students from Fishkill Plains Elementary, grade four students from Oak Grove Elementary, and high school students from Roy C. Ketcham's Manufacturing class collaborated to create a Rube Gold...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Making Important Construction Progress on New and Expanded Inpatient Pediatrics Unit

    Posted: 07/20/2022

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (July 19, 2022) —  MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Health Network (WMCHealth), continues to make progress on the construction of a new Maria Fareri Children's Healthcare Services inpatient pediatrics unit at the hospital. The new inpatient pediatrics unit or "neighborhood" at MidHudson Regional Hospital will have 10 private rooms – double the amount of the hospital's current inpatient pediatrics neighborhood - with sleeping accommod...

  • Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro & WMCHealth Announce Creation of Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 06/28/2022

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (June 28, 2022) — Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced plans to create a Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at MidHudson Regional Hospital, leveraging private and public resources to establish a holistic approach to providing in-patient mental health services in Dutchess County. County Executive Molinaro previously announced that Dutchess County will provide $3 million in funding for the project, an ...

  • Music to Children’s Ears: Grant Helps Children’s Hospital Families Stay Connected through Music

    Posted: 06/02/2022

    VALHALLA N.Y. (June 2, 2022) – Whether the tunes are rock, rap, jazz or a bedtime lullaby, music is employed as a healing therapy at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). With $2,500 in support from the Million Dollar Roundtable Foundation (MDRT), the music therapy program at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital now extends beyond the walls of the hospital with the MusiConnection Initiative, a program that connects hospitalized children to f...

  • WMCHealth’s Gala 2022 to Honor Community Champions & Present Lifetime Achievement to Children’s Hospital Physician-in-Chief

    Posted: 05/27/2022

    VALHALLA , N.Y. (May 27, 2022) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network's (WMCHealth) 2022 Gala to be held at the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts in Katonah, NY on June 4 will salute 10 local organizations for their support of the Network during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, WMCHealth will recognize Michael Gewitz, MD, Executive Director, and William Russell McCurdy, Physician-in-Chief of WMCHealth's Maria Fareri Children's Hospital for his decades-long accomplishments in pediatric cardiolog...