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  • St. Anthony Community Hospital Introduces New High-Speed, Low-Dose CT Diagnostic Technology

    Posted: 01/11/2021

    WARWICK, N.Y. (January 11, 2021) – A new, low-dose computed tomography (CT) scanner is now available at St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth).  CT, sometimes referred to as a “CAT” scan, is a fast, non-invasive diagnostic tool doctors can use to see inside the body.  A CT scanner combines X-ray with advanced computer processing technology to create detailed images of internal structures and organs.  Images from a CT scan are ...

  • First Baby of 2021 Born at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 01/04/2021

    WARWICK, N.Y. (January 3, 2021 ) -- Congratulations to Alison and Dan Sheinowitz of Warwick, NY on the delivery of the first baby of 2021 born at St. Anthony Community Hospital. B aby girl Avalynn was born at 10:16 a.m. on January 3 and weighs six pounds four ounces and is 19 inches long. Pictured are parents Dan and Allison Sheinowitz with their baby girl Avalynn.

  • First Baby of 2021 at Good Samaritan Hospital

    Posted: 01/02/2021

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (January 1, 2021) – Congratulations to Esther and Moshe Grohman of Monroe, NY, on the delivery of the first baby of 2021 born at Good Samaritan Hospital. Good Samaritan Hospital is a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Baby Boy Grohman was born at 1:11 a.m. New Year’s Day. He weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. Esther Grohman and her son, the first baby of 2021 born at Good Samaritan Hospital

  • Thousands of Children are Injured Each Year While Sledding - Don't Let Safety Slip Away!

    Posted: 12/18/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (December 18, 2020) – 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 a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics . With a winter storm bringing significant snowfall amounts to our area, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, is reminding parents, caregivers and snow-goers of all ages that sledding injuries are preventable, if the...

  • $1.6 Million Donated in Support of WMCHealth Stronger Together Benefit

    Posted: 12/01/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (December 1, 2020) – Through the generosity and thoughtfulness of supporters, sponsors and the community at large, $1.6 million was raised for Westchester Medical Center Health Network hospitals (WMCHealth) during the WMCHealth Stronger Together benefit. The streamed event, supporting the life-changing and lifesaving care and services of WMCHealth hospitals, remains available for viewing at WMCHealthStrongerTogether.org where donations to can be made through December 15. WMCHealth Stronge...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Launches the First Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Program in Rockland and Orange Counties

    Posted: 11/16/2020

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (November 16, 2020) – Aortic stenosis , which narrows the heart’s valve opening and obstructs blood flow to the rest of the body, can lead to debilitating symptoms such as difficulty breathing, fatigue, chest pain as well as a shortened lifespan.  For patients who suffer from this condition, an alternative to open-heart surgery is now available.   TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) is being offered at Good Samaritan Hospital , a member of the Westchester Medical Center...

  • 16th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon for the Kids to Support

    Posted: 11/16/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 16, 2020) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is once again teaming up with 100.7 WHUD for the 16 th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon for the Kids (Radiothon). For the health and safety of all Radiothon participants as well as current Maria Fareri Children Hospital families and workforce members, this year’s Radiothon event will be hosted from the 100.7 WHUD studios rather than the hospital’s lobby. All donations w...

  • WMCHealth to Celebrate All Healthcare Heroes During Virtual Benefit

    Posted: 11/11/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 10, 2020) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) will recognize the heroism of its workforce, thank the community for its unwavering support and celebrate the fortitude of its patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic during the WMCHealth Stronger Together Benefit scheduled for November 12. The event will stream at WMCHealthStrongerTogether.org at 7 p.m. and there is no cost to watch. Proceeds from the virtual benefit will support the life-changing and lifes...

  • More than 250 WMCHealth Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Peers

    Posted: 10/20/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 20, 2020) –     More than 250 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 published in Westchester and Hudson Valley magazines. WMCHealth clinical specialists recognized as “Top Doctors” can be found via a search on the websites of Westchester a nd Hudson Valley magazines. Advancin...

  • WMCHealth Physicians Opens Advanced ENT Services Practice

    Posted: 10/05/2020

      VALHALLA N.Y. (October 5, 2020) —   Advanced ENT Services is the newest practice within WMCHealth Physicians, the medical group of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ). The 10-office practice provides a wide range of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) primary care and specialty services throughout the Hudson Valley as well as the Bronx. Services include primary ear, nose and throat care, including treatment for hearing loss and therapy for balance problems and, thro...