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  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Center for Breast Health Receives National Accreditation for High-Quality Care and Treatment by NAPBC

    Posted: 06/19/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (June 19, 2018) - Patients seeking breast care have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in Rockland County. The Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been granted a three-year full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) , a program ad...

  • Girls’ Night Out Raises Funds to Benefit Women’s Health Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 06/18/2018

    WARWICK, N.Y. (June 18, 2018) –Nearly 200 women came together for Girls’ Night Out, a popular fundraising event for Women’s Health Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). It was held at Palacio Catering & Conference Center in Goshen. Caption:  Mary Leahy, MD, CEO of Bon Secours Charity Health System, speaking at the event  Girls Night Out, which raised nearly $30,000, featured a shopping suite that included raffle b...

  • Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation’s Board of Directors Welcomes Two New Members

    Posted: 06/11/2018

    WARWICK, NY (June 11, 2018) – Two prominent Warwick town residents have joined the Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation Board of Directors. Jessica Cardella serves on several Warwick community boards, including as Co-President of the Warwick Middle School board, and is a member of the Mount Peter Race Club and Warwick Girls Lacrosse boards. She has helped plan numerous school fundraisers and was the 2015-2016 PTA Co-President at Sanfordville Elementary School in Warwick. Michael McSweeney is a Financia...

  • 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...

  • Name the Linear Accelerator Contest Winners Announced

    Posted: 04/24/2018

    Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has announced the Winners of the “Name the Linear Accelerator Contest.” More than 300 high school students from all over Rockland County submitted entries. Two students tied for the first place award. The winning name was “HERB” -- acronym for High Energy Radiation Beam – was submitted by Christina Tenore of Suffern High School and Gerrit Stech of Clarkstown North High School. The Second Place winner was “Bea...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Achieves National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

    Posted: 03/26/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (March 26, 2018) - Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in Rockland County. Ramon Rivera, MD, FACS, Medical Director of Good Samaritan Hospital’s Surgical Weight Loss Institute, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMC Health), announced its bariatric surgical center h...

  • Investing In a Healthier Community: Bon Secours Community Hospital Receives State Approval for Transformative Project

    Posted: 03/14/2018

    PORT JERVIS, NY (March 2018) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), along with the Bon Secours Charity Health System, today announced approval from the New York State Department of Health to begin a transformative, $40 million project at Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, and its campus. At its completion, the Investing in a Healthier Community project is expected to usher in a new era of healthcare in the City of Port Jervis and its surrounding tristate-area co...

  • 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...