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  • Winding through Warwick Raises More Than $47,000 to Support St. Anthony Community Hospital, Schervier Pavilion And Mount Alverno Center

    Posted: 12/11/2018

    Warwick, N.Y. (December 10, 2018) – More than 550 people attended the Winding Through Warwick holiday house tour on December 1 to support St. Anthony Community Hospital, Schervier Pavilion and Mount Alverno Center, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). More than $47,000 was raised to support advances in care for patients and residents of these facilities. Seven distinguished homes were on the 2018 tour, uniquely decorated for the holidays in styles that complemented t...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Welcomes Paula Fessler, RN, MSN, MS, FNP-BC as Chief Nurse Executive

    Posted: 12/11/2018

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (December 11, 2018) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) welcomes Paula Fessler, RN, MSN, MS, FNP-BC, as Chief Nurse Executive for the health network’s Valhalla and Poughkeepsie campuses. In her new role, Fessler will oversee all nursing operations at WMCHealth’s flagship Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and the Behavioral Health Center in Valhalla, as well as MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie. Fessler brings to WMCHealth more than ...

  • The Orange County Partnership Honors Bon Secours Community Hospital with their Quality of Life Award

    Posted: 12/11/2018

    Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), received the Quality of Life Award at the Orange County Partnership Annual Dinner for its $40 million Investing in a Healthier Community project. This transformative project is expected to usher in a new era of healthcare in the City of Port Jervis and its surrounding tristate-area community with facility and diagnostic equipment upgrades and the development of a “medical village” hub for local residen...

  • Margaretville Hospital Provides Flu Vaccines in Lobby Pharmacy

    Posted: 12/07/2018

    Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is offering opportunities for the community to receive flu vaccinations quickly and conveniently in the hospital’s lobby pharmacy. “It’s not too late in the season to get a flu shot and no appointment is needed,” says hospital Pharmacy Manager Randall Moore, RPh. “Our pharmacists will answer your questions and administer the vaccine.” The recent National Influenza Vaccination Week, observed December 2- 8, was ...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Girls' Night Out Raises Nearly $50,000 to Support Local Access to Advanced Breast Health

    Posted: 12/03/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (December 3, 2018)  – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently held its annual Girls’ Night Out event to raise funds for its nationally recognized Center for Breast Health. The evening was a celebration of camaraderie, strength and taking charge of one’s health. It included a high-end shopping experience, mini makeovers, a silent auction, raffles, dinner and more. Karen Karsif, MD, Medical Director of The Center for Breas...

  • Support Your Local WMCHealth Hospital Through the 2018 Chairman’s Holiday Match Challenge

    Posted: 11/30/2018

    Gifts donated to this campaign from Tuesday, November 27, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019 will be generously matched dollar for dollar (up to $50,000.00) by WMCHealth Chairman of the Board Mitchell Hochberg and Suzan Hochberg. That means your kind gift today will have twice the life-saving impact! Click here to support the local WMCHealth hospital(s) of your choice: Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Valhalla, NY Behavioral Health Center, Valhalla, NY MidHud...

  • Marathon Team Raises Nearly $50,000 for WMCHealth’s 10 Hospitals in the Hudson Valley

    Posted: 11/29/2018

    A special group of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees who competed in the 26.2-mile TCS New York City Marathon on November 4 raised nearly $50,000 for WMCHealth facilities across the Hudson Valley. The team’s 10 members – five nurses, a nurse manager, occupational therapist, psychiatry resident, nurse practitioner and the network’s executive vice president and chief administrative officer – helped raise funds for the life-changing and lifesaving care provided at each of WMCHe...

  • Next Steps: HealthAlliance Submits Plans for Transformative Expansion and Enhancement of Mary’s Avenue Campus

    Posted: 11/27/2018

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), reached the next milestone in its plan to transform healthcare delivery in Ulster County with the submission of architectural renderings and construction drawings to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) for its $92 million advancement of HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston. The submission of plans by HealthAlliance is a component of the DOH’s project approval process...

  • Free screening of ‘The American Nurse’ at Margaretville Central School Nov. 30 Honors Request by Mountainside Residential Care Center Centenarian

    Posted: 11/26/2018

    The public is invited to a special, free screening of the powerful, award-winning documentary “The American Nurse” at the Margaretville Central School auditorium, 415 Main St. in Margaretville, at 7 p.m. Nov. 30. The screening, sponsored by Mountainside Residential Care Center, operated by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), will be shown at the request of Mountainside resident Terry Cohen, who said the only present she wanted for he...

  • St. Josephs Place Named Among Best Nursing Homes in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report

    Posted: 11/26/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (November 26, 2018) – St. Josephs Place, located in and operated by Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has received U.S. News & World Report’s “high performance overall and high performance for short term rehabilitation” designations.   U.S. News & World Report is a leading expert in the evaluation and rating of healthcare providers across the country. Over 15,000 nursing homes and rehabilitation centers natio...