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  • More than 200 WMCHealth Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Peers

    Posted: 10/16/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 13, 2023) –     More than 200 Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) physicians across a wide range of clinical specialties have been recognized as “Top Doctors” by their peers, according to a well-known healthcare research and consumer resource list. Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley Many of the cited doctors are members of the WMCHealth Physicians provider group, which includes the medical practices of Advanced Physicians Services and Bon Secours Medi...

  • WMCHealth Names Megan Baldwin Head of Government and Community Relations

    Posted: 10/11/2023

    Megan Baldwin, Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 11, 2023) - Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced three new additions to guide its Government and Community Relations efforts, to be led by Megan Baldwin, who joins the network as Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations. Baldwin will be supported by Thomas Scaglione, Vice President of Government and Community Relations, and Pavan Naidu, Director of Govern...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Names Former Patients as Youth Ambassadors

    Posted: 07/17/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (July 17, 2023) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital has named three former patients as its newest youth ambassadors. The children - all of whom underwent successful treatment for severe illnesses at WMCHealth’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital - will represent the thousands of seriously ill and injured children served annually by the hospital’s advanced pediatric services. A signature duty of the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital ambassadors will be to lead the hundreds-strong procession fo...

  • WMCHealth Names Anthony Frank as EVP and Chief Financial Officer

    Posted: 07/11/2023

    Valhalla, N.Y. (July 11, 2023) –– Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced that Anthony Frank has joined the network as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “Anthony is an experienced professional who will add tremendous value and vision with decades of tenure in the financial industry,” said Michael D. Israel, President and CEO, WMCHealth. “We are pleased to have Anthony on board and look forward to his leadership of WMCHealth’s financial operations.” With ...

  • WMCHealth Launches Center to Advance Women’s Health Equity

    Posted: 06/29/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (June 29, 2023) –– Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced the launch of its Center for Women’s Health Equity, a new care program that will address the social, economic, cultural and racial determinants of health that can result in increased maternal morbidity and mortality among women across the Hudson Valley. Supported by a $750,000 New York State grant secured by New York State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and with the support of New York State Senate Majority...

  • Air Quality: Tips To Limit Your Risk

    Posted: 06/07/2023

    Given the issues with air quality as a result of the Canadian fires, Rachelle J. Lodescar, MD , a burn surgeon for the Westchester Medical Center Burn Center, recommends these tips to limit your risk during this public health crisis:  Avoid any unnecessary time outdoors, especially higher-risk groups such as children, the elderly, pregnant women, immunocompromised individuals and those with underlying heart or respiratory conditions If necessary to be outdoors, avoid strenuous activities or exercis...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Now a Certified Center for Lifesaving Stroke Care Procedure

    Posted: 05/09/2023

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (May 10, 2023) — After a rigorous review of services MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, is now certified in thrombectomy, an advanced and potentially lifesaving procedure used in emergent stroke care Blockages of large arteries in the brain cause devastating strokes, and thrombectomy is a minimally invasive procedure performed by endovascular neurosurgeons to remove blockages and restore blood flow before permanent damage is done. T...

  • New, Larger Inpatient Pediatrics Unit Now Open Closer to Home in Poughkeepsie

    Posted: 01/24/2023

    Highlights: As community hospitals across the nation reduce or shutter inpatient pediatric services, WMCHealth invests in community-based children's healthcare with the opening of a new, larger pediatric inpatient unit at MidHudson Regional Hospital. New inpatient pediatrics "neighborhood" doubles the number of inpatient pediatric beds available at MidHudson Regional Hospital. MidHudson Regional Hospital pediatric services offer seamless transfer of children in need of more advanced care to WMCHealth's ...

  • New York State and WMCHealth Usher in New Era of Healthcare in Ulster County with Opening of Reimagined HealthAlliance Hospital

    Posted: 12/13/2022

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (December 13, 2022) - Today, Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado joined community influencers and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) leadership for a ceremony celebrating the scheduled December 14, 2022, opening of the new HealthAlliance Hospital on Mary's Avenue in Kingston, N.Y. Highlights of the new HealthAlliance Hospital include a new, two-story, 79,000-square-foot building adjoining the hospital's legacy structure, as well as a full renovation of 48,000 square fee...

  • 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...