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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ten WMCHealth Runners “Go the Distance to Make a Difference” for Patients in TCS NYC Marathon on Nov. 4

    Posted: 10/17/2018

    A special group of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees who have trained for months to complete a 26.2 mile race of a lifetime at the TCS New York City Marathon on November 4 will run for their patients and their co-workers and support 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 – all...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Institute Earns Accreditation from Leading Medical Society

    Posted: 10/15/2018

    SUFFERN, NY (October 15, 2018) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is pleased to announce the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Institute has received a reaccreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). UHMS accreditation means the facility has met or exceeded the highest standards of care and patient safety through rigorous evaluation of the operations, including equipment, staff and training to ensure that the utmost quality ...

  • WMCHealth’s Master Chefs of the Hudson Valley: Corks & Forks Unites Chefs to Raise Funds for Hospitals in WMCHealth Network

    Posted: 10/12/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Master Chefs of the Hudson Valley: Corks & Forks dinner showcased the talents of seven master chefs from across the Hudson Valley for a good cause: supporting WMCHealth‘s10 hospitals in the Hudson Valley. Held at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park on September 30, the evening featured a six-course culinary feast prepared by some of the region’s top chefs. Organized by Chef Peter X. Kelly, Xaviars Restaurant Group, courses were prepared by Peter ...

  • Three WMCHealth Physicians Honored with Doctors of Distinction Awards

    Posted: 10/05/2018

    Three physicians from our Valhalla campus were recently recognized by the Westchester County Business Journal with Doctors of Distinction Awards in honor of their contributions to the field of medicine. Tanya Dutta, MD, a noninvasive cardiologist at Westchester Medical Center, and Boriana Parvez, MD, a neonatologist and the director of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s donor milk program, were both recognized with the Female Trailblazer award. The award highlights each doctor’s strides in empoweri...

  • WMCHealth Hospitals Raise Awareness During Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Events Across Hudson Valley

    Posted: 10/04/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), home to cancer institutes and cancer support resources in locations across the Hudson Valley, will host events and activities during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October to raise awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection and treatment. Each year, more than 250,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. The public is invited to join the WMCHealth Cancer Ins...

  • Maria Fareri Children's Hospital Represented at 8th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care

    Posted: 10/03/2018

    Recently, a group from Maria Fareri Chidren’s Hospital led by Linda Hurwitz, RN and Mary Delaney, LCSW-R attended the 8th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care in Baltimore. With them were Family Advisory Council members Megan Busenbark and Annmarie Shisler, who along with Mary presented The Journey of the Development and Growth of the Family Advisory Council at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital from its Inception to its 5th Year Anniversary .  During their hour-long discussi...

  • Warwick Health Foundation’s Golf & Tennis Classic Raises Funds To Benefit St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 10/02/2018

    WARWICK, N.Y. (October 2, 2018) – A total of $228,000 was raised at three golf and tennis events held for Bon Secours Charity Health System, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). St. Anthony Community Hospital’s Annual Golf & Tennis Classic was held on September 12. Through the classic, $45,000 was raised to benefit ongoing advances in healthcare on the Warwick Health Campus, which includes St. Anthony Community Hospital, Mount Alverno Center and Schervier Pavilion, ...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital and Sterling National Bank Golf and Tennis Classic Raises Funds to Support Local Access to Advanced Healthcare

    Posted: 10/02/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (October 2, 2018) – A total of $228,000 was raised at three golf and tennis events held for Bon Secours Charity Health System, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Enthusiasts came together to "play for a purpose" at the 29th Annual Good Samaritan Hospital and Sterling National Bank Golf and Tennis Classic. Through the classic, which was held at the Tuxedo Club in Tuxedo Park, N.Y. on September 17, $140,000 was raised. Proceeds from the event will support ...