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  • 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...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Establishes Pediatric Emergency Service

    Posted: 09/08/2020

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (September 8, 2020) – Good Samaritan Hospital , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has established dedicated pediatric services in its Emergency Department (ED). Pediatric emergency medicine specialists are now available onsite to treat children from birth to age 21 . The new Good Samaritan Hospital pediatric emergency services are located within the main ED, where wait times are well below the national average*.   The hospital has launched a 30 Min...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Celebrates Coronavirus Survivor

    Posted: 09/07/2020
  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Completes the Latest Phase in the Transformative $40 Million Medical Village Project

    Posted: 08/26/2020

    PORT JERVIS, NY (August 26, 2020) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and the Bon Secours Charity Health System announced the completion of three critical departments, which are part of the Investing in a Healthier Community Medical Village project at Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of WMCHealth. Fast and Expert Emergency Care   The latest phase of the expansion of the Emergency Department (ED) has been completed.   It includes the creation of 14 patient bays,...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital and Three Other WMCHealth Hospitals Earn Awards for Stroke Care Excellence

    Posted: 08/17/2020

    VALHALLA, NY - (August 17, 2020) ― Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY and three other member hospitals of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) – Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY; MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY; and HealthAlliance Hospital in Kingston, NY – have earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines ® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes each hospital for its commitment ...

  • A Message from Michael D. Israel, WMCHealth President and Chief Executive Officer

    Posted: 08/05/2020

    For over 100 years, the WMCHealth Network has served the Hudson Valley. We are proud of our long tradition of ensuring access to care for all, regardless of who you are, where you come from or your ability to pay. Our environments are safe and protected and they are inclusive and welcoming to all. Now, more than ever, we ask that you don't delay care. We are here to help you.