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  • Dutchess County EMS Council Recognizes MidHudson Regional Hospital ED Nurses, Trauma Surgeon

    Posted: 07/24/2017

    The Emergency Department nursing team and a veteran trauma surgeon at the Level II trauma center of MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), were recognized for extraordinary medical excellence by the Dutchess County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council. The honors came two months after MidHudson Regional Hospital passed a rigorous, peer review process by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), which verified the hospital’s George T. Whalen ...

  • The VanderWoudes Go to Washington

    Posted: 07/11/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (July 11, 2017) – The VanderWoude family from Larchmont, New York will be on Capitol Hill Thursday, July 13, as part of the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day effort.  Polly and Dan VanderWoude are heading to Washington, D.C., spurred by their own experiences. The younger of their two children, Olivia, was diagnosed as an infant with Aicardi Syndrome, a rare condition caused by a genetic mutation that limits physical and cognitive development. When the family moved...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Encourages Safe Celebrations this Fourth of July Holiday

    Posted: 06/29/2017

    Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks often go hand in hand, but fireworks – especially those that are illegal – can be extremely dangerous and can cause serious injuries. Each year, thousands of adults and children are treated at hospitals across the United States for serious burns, amputations, and other significant injuries resulting from the use of fireworks. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) encourages all residents to leave the fireworks to the professionals this Fourth...

  • Work of Noted Artist Now Adorns Walls at Westchester Medical Center

    Posted: 06/22/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (June 22, 2017) – As Pride month nears an end, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and The LOFT LGBT Community Services Center in White Plains celebrated the relationship between the two organizations with the dedication of an original and notable work of art that is now gracing the walls of the network’s flagship facility, Westchester Medical Center, for patients, their caregivers and staff to appreciate. Representatives of WMCHealth and The LOFT, along with members...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Advanced Physician Services Opens Surgical Services Practice in Lake Katrine

    Posted: 06/15/2017

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s (WMCHealth) Advanced Physician Services (APS) celebrated the opening of a new medical practice in Lake Katrine Thursday that will make comprehensive surgical services easily accessible to patients in the mid-Hudson Valley. More than three dozen medical and business leaders attended t he ribbon-cutting ceremony for the practice, WMCHealth Physicians, which specializes in surgical services including general, vascular, thoracic, neurological and breast surgery, a...

  • New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Health Network Announce Long-Term, Academic Affiliation Agreement

    Posted: 05/17/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y., May 17, 2017 — New York Medical College (NYMC) and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced a long-term, Academic Affiliation Agreement (AAA) that will serve to strengthen the academic medicine programs as well as the clinical care and research practices of both NYMC and WMCHealth. Under the agreement, hospitals on the Valhalla campus of WMCHealth – its flagship Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and Behavioral Health Center - wi...

  • Breast Surgeon Zoe Weinstein, MD, Joins Westchester Medical Center Health Network Staff, Will Practice in Kingston and Poughkeepsie

    Posted: 05/16/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 16, 2017) – Zoe Weinstein, MD, a board-certified breast surgeon practicing in the mid-Hudson Valley for more than a decade, has joined the medical staff of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), with privileges at member hospitals HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston and MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie. Prior to joining WMCHealth, Dr. Weinstein was in private practice for nearly 20 years and has served as Medical Director of the Fer...

  • Westchester Medical Center’s Advanced Physician Services Welcomes University Orthopaedics’ Physicians, Launches WMCHealth Advanced Orthopaedics

    Posted: 04/25/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 19, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center’s Advanced Physician Services (APS) recently announced the addition of an orthopaedic service line to the physician services group’s suite of offerings as University Orthopaedics’ physicians joined the newly formed APS Advanced Orthopaedics. APS Advanced Orthopaedics offers a gamut of services for all patients, ranging from infants to adults, including surgical and nonsurgical treatments for sports medicine, hand and upper extremity, joint rep...

  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Hosts End of Season Luncheon for Walking Group

    Posted: 04/20/2017

    PORT JERVIS, NY  – (November 30) On November 28, members of  “Get Fit Port Jervis,” a community walking initiative created by Bon Secours Community Hospital, celebrated their “End of the Walking Group Season” luncheon.  The event has been provided courtesy of the hospital in its cafeteria each year since the group formed in May of 2014. The Walking Group was conceived and is currently led by Karen Little, MSPT, Physical Therapist, of Bon Secours Community Hospital’s Physical Rehabilitatio...

  • The Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital Introduces 3D Mammography

    Posted: 04/20/2017

    SUFFERN , N.Y. (October 20, 2016) --  T he Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital  is  now  offering   Genius™   3D   M AMMOGRAPHY ™ exams.  Utilizing advanced  breast   tomosynthesis  technology, 3D exams are  clinically  proven   to significantly increase   the   detection   of   breast   cancers,   while   simultaneously   decreasing   the   number   of women  ...