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  • WMCHealth Launches Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness

    Posted: 03/07/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 7, 2019) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced the launch of the Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness, a comprehensive network service devoted to providing women living in and around the Hudson Valley with high-quality, comprehensive, multidisciplinary care as close to their homes as possible. The Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness will deliver to Hudson Valley families the convenience of women’s health services at WMCHealth communi...

  • Paul Hochenberg to Retire as Executive Director of MidHudson Regional Hospital After 45-Year Healthcare Career in the Hudson Valley

    Posted: 03/06/2019

    Paul Hochenberg, Executive Director of MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), has announced plans to retire later this year after years of dedicated service to the 243-bed Poughkeepsie hospital and the health network. "Paul has been instrumental in the rebirth of MidHudson Regional Hospital and its role as a force in the community it serves,” said Michael D. Israel, President and CEO of WMCHealth. “From day one, Paul focused on the historic ...

  • Three Westchester Medical Center Health Network Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Promote Safe Sleep Practices

    Posted: 03/04/2019

    Three Westchester Medical Center Health Network Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Promote Safe Sleep Practices Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus Earn New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) Safe Sleep Project’s Quality Improvement Award   VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 4, 2019) – Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston – all me...

  • Khurram Farooq, MD, Joins Margaretville Hospital as Hospitalist

    Posted: 02/27/2019

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomes Khurram Farooq, MD, as a hospitalist at WMCHealth’s Margaretville Hospital . Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Farooq focuses on the general medical care of hospitalized patients, providing medical continuity throughout patient stays. He also communicates closely with patients’ primary care providers at admission, during the hospital stays and at discharge to ensure that those provi...

  • WMCHealth Heart & Vascular Institute Welcomes Interventional Cardiologist Falak B. Shah, MD to HealthAlliance Hospital

    Posted: 02/26/2019

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network Heart & Vascular Institute welcomes interventional cardiologist Falak B. Shah, MD, FACC, FSCAI, to the Institute’s cardiology team in Kingston. In his new role as director of HealthAlliance Hospital’s cardiac catheterization laboratory, Dr. Shah oversees a lab that provides a variety of cardiac procedures performed by highly skilled board-certified cardiologists and specialty-trained nurses and radiologic technologists. A cardiac catheterization examines...

  • WMCHealth’s Girls’ Night Out Honors Heart Disease Survivors and Raises Awareness about Women’s Heart Health

    Posted: 02/26/2019

    VALHALLA, NY- (February 25, 2019) – Girls’ Night Out, a heartwarming evening featuring tributes to heart disease survivors and their supporters, raised awareness about women’s heart health, as well as hope that new advances in cardiology will save more lives in the future. The event, a fundraiser for the Westchester Medical Center Health Network Heart & Vascular Institute, drew about 350 people to the Doral Arrowwood Hotel and Conference Center in Rye Brook on February 8. It paid tribute to female h...

  • WMCHealth Heart & Vascular Institute Welcomes Cardiologist Louis I. Heller, MD, to HealthAlliance Hospital

    Posted: 02/11/2019

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Heart & Vascular Institute welcomes cardiologist Louis I. Heller, MD, FACC, FSCAI, to the Institute’s cardiology team in Kingston. Dr. Heller joins cardiologists Ellis W. Lader, MD, FACC, and Aneta D. Dimova, MD, FACC , at the Institute’s offices at 111 Mary’s Ave. at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus. The office phone number is 845-339-3663. Dr. Heller sees adult patients in Kingston for a wide range of conditions, including high blood pre...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital and HealthAlliance Hospital Promote 30-minute ER Pledge

    Posted: 02/08/2019

    When an emergency strikes, you want access to physicians who are board-certified in emergency medicine and backed by a full-service hospital, but what about the wait? Now, when you visit the emergency rooms of HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus or MidHudson Regional Hospital , members of Westchester Medical Center Health Network, you’ll be seen by a member of our care team within 30 minutes. That’s fast. That’s FAST E.R . To learn more, visit HealthAlliance Hospital/ER30 or  MidHudson Regiona...

  • HealthAlliance Hospitals and Margaretville Hospital Certified for Meeting Globally Established Standards of Safety and Quality

    Posted: 02/07/2019

    The two HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), have each earned a certification indicating they meet or exceed globally established standards for safe, reliable, high-quality healthcare that satisfies patient needs and lowers healthcare costs. These certifications to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system — new to hospitals but embraced by industries worldwide to improve safety, qual...

  • WMCHealth Proudly Recognizes 261 Top Doctors

    Posted: 01/14/2019

    Allow us to introduce to you the 261 peer-selected Top Doctors in the WMCHealth Network who are Advancing Care across the Hudson Valley. Did your physician make the list? CLICK HERE to find out.