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  • WMCHealth Launches New Ambulance Communications Technology to Support Prehospital Care for Seriously Ill and Injured Patients

    Posted: 05/01/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) launched a new communications technology at its network hospitals this week to provide the highest level of prehospital care and preparation for Hudson Valley patients while en route to the hospital’s emergency departments. WMCHealth – home to the only hospital in the Hudson Valley with a Level I trauma center for both children and adults at Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, and a Level II trauma center at M...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Spring Ball Raises Nearly $300,000 to Support Local Access to Advanced Healthcare

    Posted: 04/30/2018

    Suffern, NY (April 30, 2018) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)   recently held its 33 rd Annual Spring Ball and celebrated honorees, Cary Hirsch, MD, and Chestnut Ridge Transportation.   Approximately $300,000 was raised at the ball to benefit Good Samaritan Hospital. Proceeds will help the hospital further invest in state-of-the-art facilities, leading-edge technology and innovative services. The nearly 450 guests in attendance at...

  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Breaks Ground for Transformative Renovation Project

    Posted: 04/26/2018

    WATCH NOW:     PORT JERVIS, NY (April 26, 2018) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), along with the Bon Secours Charity Health System, welcomed local leaders and New York State officials to Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, for a special ceremony heralding the beginning of construction on a transformative $40 million hospital renovation project. The Investing in a Healthier Community project is expected to usher in a new era of healthcare in the Cit...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Hosts Conference On Opioid Addiction; Renames Turning Point

    Posted: 04/12/2018

    MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomed primary care providers, mental health and substance abuse practitioners, and community leaders to a daylong conference on the scope of opioid addiction in Dutchess County and the Hudson Valley. The event focused on providing clinicians with the practical skills to screen, engage, and treat patients dealing with an addiction to opioids. Since 2013, the hospitals of WMCHealth have been committed to...

  • Impacted by Organ Donation, Recipients, Donors and Families Join WMCHealth Hospitals to Celebrate Donate Life Month

    Posted: 04/06/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), home to the Hudson Valley region’s only transplant center, in Valhalla, will welcome former patients and families impacted by the gift of organ donation back to network campuses in April to observe national Donate Life Month and raise awareness about the critical need for organ donation locally and nationally. Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of WMCHealth performs kidney, liver, heart, pancreas, bone marrow and corneal transplants. The progr...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Completes $8 Million Renovation of Cooke Building Medical-Surgical Unit

    Posted: 03/20/2018

    MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has completed a major $8 million renovation of its medical-surgical unit in its six-story Cooke Building. The fully remade unit fuses emerging technologies and conveniences with an enhanced, reimagined experience for patients, visitors and caregivers. “This innovative renovation, with upgraded patient rooms, a new nurses station and the latest technologies, is the optimal environment to offer the best in ...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Welcomes Kelly Hutcheson, MD, MBA, as Director of Ophthalmology

    Posted: 03/15/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) welcomes ophthalmologist Kelly Hutcheson, MD, MBA, as the Director of Ophthalmology, responsible for the continued growth and development of the ophthalmology programs at Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and MidHudson Regional Hospital. Dr. Hutcheson also serves as Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at New York Medical College. In her new role, Dr. Hutcheson will lead the ophthalmology team, enhancing diagnostic and t...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Shares Sledding Safety Tips

    Posted: 03/08/2018

    Sledding is a fun wintertime activity for families, however those exhilarating slides down neighborhood hills send more than 20,000 children to emergency rooms each year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics*. With winter in full swing, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County,   is reminding parents, caregivers and snow-goers of all ages that sleddin...

  • WMCHealth Offers Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips In Wake of Winter Storms

    Posted: 03/08/2018

    In the wake of two blasts of winter weather across the Hudson Valley, Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), urges residents to take necessary safety precautions to prevent avoidable winter-weather emergencies.   Each year, more than 400 people in the United States die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including incidents related to portable generator use. Most ca...

  • HealthAlliance Receives Key State Approval for $92 Million Hospital Transformation

    Posted: 03/08/2018

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has received contingency approval from the New York State Department of Health for a transformative $92 million expansion and enhancement of HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus, HealthAlliance and WMCHealth announced today. The reimagined HealthAlliance Hospital will have a new, four-story tower and 437,000 square feet of space -- 100,000 square feet more than the hospital’s current conf...