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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Raised Over $80,000 During Culinary Event, Brunched by Corks & Forks to Advance Local Healthcare

    Posted: 11/26/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (November 26, 2018) – More than 200 healthcare providers and friends of Good Samaritan Hospital attended Good Samaritan Hospital’s Brunched by Corks & Forks fundraiser on November 18. Through the sold out event, over $80,000 was raised to support advances in facilities, equipment, technology, talent and programs at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. Six of the region’s most distinguished chefs donated their talent and time to offer guest...

  • WMCHealth Launches Community Taskforce to Serve Needs of Abuse and Trauma Victims in Westchester County

    Posted: 11/15/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the leading provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley, will launch the Victim Informed Care & Trauma Recovery (VICTR) Taskforce this week, to serve the needs of abuse victims and those impacted by trauma in Westchester County. The goal of this first-of-its-kind team is to collaborate with community partners to ensure a compassionate and streamlined approach to response and recovery for all victims. The VICTR Taskforce will bring tog...

  • St. Anthony Community Hospital Earns ACR Ultrasound Accreditation

    Posted: 10/29/2018

    The ultrasound team at St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), was recently granted reaccreditation for a two-year term by the American College of Radiology (ACR) in ultrasound imaging. Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help providers make accurate diagnoses. ACR accreditation is a gold seal that patients can rely on as an indicator of the highest level of...

  • WMCHealth Launches Hudson Valley Food for Life Council

    Posted: 10/17/2018

    Recognizing the role of food and good nutrition in staying healthy, fighting disease and promoting healing and general well-being, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is putting its weight behind a new initiative to address food policy issues in the Hudson Valley. Headed by powerhouse leaders in the food arena such as Feeding Westchester, Chef Peter X. Kelly of Xaviars Group, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, ShopRite, Pace University College of Health Professions, Westch...