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  • Good Samaritan Hospital Opens Brand New Orthopedic Surgery Center

    Posted: 08/20/2019

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (August 20, 2019) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has completed a comprehensive upgrade to its Orthopedic Surgery Center. The hospital held a ceremony today heralding the official opening of the new unit, which offers a new level of patient experience to the region and fosters a specialized, patient-first approach to orthopedic care. From left, Michael Hoblin, Chief of Staff, Rockland County Executive Ed Day’s office;  ...

  • Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA to Lead Obstetrics & Gynecology Programs at Westchester Medical Center Health Network & New York Medical College

    Posted: 07/12/2019

    Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA, has been appointed Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at academic affiliate New York Medical College (NYMC), where he is currently a Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Tedjarati currently also serves as Chief Clinical Integration Officer at WMCHealth, responsible for...

  • WMCHealth and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Announce New Agreement

    Posted: 07/11/2019

    Effective immediately, WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers will rejoin Empire BlueCross BlueShield’s network of participating providers under a new, three-year agreement, retroactive to June 1. That means that all Empire members who received covered health care services from WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers on or after June 1 will receive coverage for these services at the in-network level of benefits. Those WMCHealth hospitals, facilities and providers covered under the new agreeme...

  • Bon Secours Charity Health System Laboratories Receive Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

    Posted: 06/25/2019

    The laboratories of Bon Secours Charity Health System’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis; and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), have been recognized by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in recognition of their overall excellence and adherence to safety standards. The on-site evaluation and CAP accreditation process is designed...

  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Hosts Community Health Fair

    Posted: 06/12/2019

    Port Jervis, NY (June 8) – Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomed everyone in the local community recently to a free Community Health Fair. The informative event, with its theme, “Getting to know you, getting to know us,” featured free food and refreshments along with 20 stations where visitors were able to learn how to take care of their own health. Courtesy blood pressure, heart rate and blood oxygen healthcare assessments were a...

  • Girls’ Night Out Raises More Than $30,000 to Benefit Women’s Health Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 06/06/2019

    Warwick, N.Y. (June 7, 2019) – St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently held its second annual Girls’ Night Out fundraising event. Nearly 250 local women, healthcare staff and friends of St. Anthony Community Hospital came together at the Red Tail Lodge at Mountain Creek in Vernon, New Jersey to support the hospital’s women’s health services. More than $30,000 was raised during the event. Keynote speaker Patricia Pollio, MD, OB/GYN a...

  • St. Anthony Community Hospital Kicks Off $10 Million Renovation of Radiology Department

    Posted: 06/06/2019

    Warwick, N.Y. (June 6, 2019) – St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is undergoing an extensive upgrade of its Radiology Department that will deliver faster and more accurate diagnoses. The $10 million project is expected to significantly increase the size of the current Radiology Department with three newly renovated rooms. The suite enhancements will accommodate new X-ray, CT and MRI equipment that will accompany a new ultrasound machine...

  • $220,000 Raised At Good Samaritan Hospital’s Spring Ball to Support Ongoing Investments In Healthcare

    Posted: 05/28/2019

    Suffern, N.Y. (May 28, 2019) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently held its 34th annual Spring Ball. Healthcare providers, community leaders and friends of Good Samaritan Hospital were among the 350 guests who attended the event at Edgewood Country Club in River Vale, New Jersey. The gala raised $220,000 in support of Good Samaritan Hospital’s investments in state-of-the-art facilities, leading-edge technologies and innovative services...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Partnerships and Community Investments Promote Healthier Communities

    Posted: 05/22/2019

      Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Performing Provider System (PPS) and its Center for Regional Healthcare Innovation (CRHI ) have made significant progress to date with partnerships and investments in community initiatives that close gaps in access to healthcare resources and create sustainable, healthier communities at the grassroots level.   The WMCHealth PPS was established to participate in New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, a statewide p...

  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Mental Health Unit During Mental Health Month

    Posted: 05/13/2019

    PORT JERVIS, NY (May 13, 2019) – Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), celebrated the 25th anniversary of its mental health unit and recognized the work of its behavioral health staff in commemoration of Mental Health Month in May. The hospital provides behavioral health services for Port Jervis and the entire tristate area, including all of Orange County, the surrounding counties and adjacent states. Guest speakers during the celebration ...