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  • ShopRite: Donate To Celebrate!

    Posted: 02/20/2018

    From February 18 to March 3 , ShopRite Supermarkets in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster & Westchester Counties will host " Donate to Celebrate Happy, Healthy Children ," a fundraising effort for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital! Whether you are shopping for the week or just stopping in for a gallon of milk, please consider making a contribution at the register. Donations will help our hospital in its continuing mission to provide the very best care for children in our region. Participating...

  • Free Pancakes at IHOP February 27!

    Posted: 02/20/2018

    WHAT: For the 13th consecutive year, IHOP® restaurants nationwide will offer each guest one free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day in an effort to raise awareness and funds for charitable organizations like Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, is the children’s hospital for New York’s Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, Connecticut and our local Children’s Miracle Network Hos...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Appoints Gudrun Aspelund, MD, as Chief of Pediatric Surgery Division

    Posted: 02/07/2018

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 6, 2018) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently welcomed pediatric surgeon Gudrun Aspelund, MD, as Chief of Pediatric Surgery. In her new role, Dr. Aspelund will lead the growth of the pediatric surgery division as it continues to provide the highest quality surgical care to pediatric patients and their families. Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital is the go-to hospital for advanced pediatric care in the H...

  • 13th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon For The Kids Raises More Than $348,000 to Support Lifesaving Care at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 02/05/2018

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 5, 2018) – The 13th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon For The Kids was a “lucky” effort for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, and the children under its care with more than $348,000 donated through corporate and community efforts. Thanks to the outpouring of support throughout the Hudson Valley and generous contributions from community partners ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., Saw Mill Auto Sales and iPic Theater in Dobbs Ferry, d...

  • Sophia’s Journey Through a Life-Changing Heart Defect

    Posted: 01/23/2018

    By Ali Jackson-Jolley For expectant parents Paul and Christina Pinto of Pelham, a routine 16-week ultrasound turned their world upside-down. The screening revealed that their baby, Sophia, suffered from a congenital heart defect called hypoplastic right heart syndrome. The condition is marked by the underdevelopment of the valves controlling the passage of blood from the body through the heart into the lungs and the right-side pumping chamber... To continue reading Sophia's story on AdvancingCareHV.com, ...

  • Seven WMCHealth Employees are First Graduates of KeyBank School at Work Program to Promote Career Advancement

    Posted: 01/16/2018

    Seven employees at Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, both members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), were the first to graduate from a new workforce development program made possible through a $100,000 grant from the KeyBank Foundation. The program is designed to help employees move up the career ladder in the healthcare field. Current entry-level employees recently completed an 8-month, 12-module program to provide them with the skills needed to...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Offers Cold Weather Safety Tips as Temperatures Plummet

    Posted: 01/03/2018

    Temperatures are expected to drop to the frigid single digits this week, bringing with them serious health concerns such as hypothermia and frostbite, especially in young children, older adults, and  those who work outdoors. Westchester Medical Center Health Network reminds Hudson Valley residents to take the necessary precautions and offers cold-weather tips to help keep families safe during the forecasted plunge in temperatures.   “The key to staying safe during our colder winter days a...

  • The 13th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon For The Kids Brings the Hudson Valley Community Together

    Posted: 12/19/2017
  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Roberto Bergamaschi, MD, as Chief of Colorectal Surgery

    Posted: 12/07/2017

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) welcomes colorectal surgeon Roberto Bergamaschi, MD, PhD, as Chief of Colorectal Surgery for the health network’s Valhalla and Poughkeepsie campuses. Dr. Bergamaschi will oversee all colorectal surgery services at WMCHealth’s flagship Westchester Medical Center, as well as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and MidHudson Regional Hospital. Dr. Bergamaschi brings to the department of surgery a wealth of expertise in colorectal surgery and diseases of th...

  • Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Gift

    Posted: 11/30/2017

    Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital's Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy department bridges the gap between home and the hospital by providing developmental and age-appropriate activities designed to help hospitalized children understand and adapt to the hospital experience. We can only help children and families at holiday time because of the kindness of individuals like you. Any hospitalization can be stressful, but spending a holiday in the hospital can be very upsetting for children and families...