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  • Wappingers Central School District Donates Special Rube Goldberg Machine to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 07/20/2022

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. (July 19, 2022) —  Wappingers Central School District is thrilled to have partnered with MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), on a special project. Students Show WMCHealth Representatives the Rube Goldberg Machine Kindergarten students from Fishkill Plains Elementary, grade four students from Oak Grove Elementary, and high school students from Roy C. Ketcham's Manufacturing class collaborated to create a Rube Gold...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Making Important Construction Progress on New and Expanded Inpatient Pediatrics Unit

    Posted: 07/20/2022

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (July 19, 2022) —  MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Health Network (WMCHealth), continues to make progress on the construction of a new Maria Fareri Children's Healthcare Services inpatient pediatrics unit at the hospital. The new inpatient pediatrics unit or "neighborhood" at MidHudson Regional Hospital will have 10 private rooms – double the amount of the hospital's current inpatient pediatrics neighborhood - with sleeping accommod...

  • WMCHealth’s Gala 2022 Honors Community Champions & Presents Lifetime Achievement to Children’s Hospital Physician-in-Chief

    Posted: 07/06/2022

    VALHALLA , N.Y. (July 6, 2022) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network's (WMCHealth) 2022 Gala at the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts in Katonah June 4 saluted 10 local organizations for their support of the Network during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, WMCHealth recognized Michael Gewitz, MD, Executive Director, and William Russell McCurdy Physician-in-Chief of WMCHealth's Maria Fareri Children's Hospital for his decades-long accomplishments in pediatric cardiology and in children's he...

  • Music to Children’s Ears: Grant Helps Children’s Hospital Families Stay Connected through Music

    Posted: 06/02/2022

    VALHALLA N.Y. (June 2, 2022) – Whether the tunes are rock, rap, jazz or a bedtime lullaby, music is employed as a healing therapy at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). With $2,500 in support from the Million Dollar Roundtable Foundation (MDRT), the music therapy program at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital now extends beyond the walls of the hospital with the MusiConnection Initiative, a program that connects hospitalized children to f...

  • WMCHealth and the American Heart Association Combine Forces to Combat Heart Disease and Promote Health Equity in the Hudson Valley

    Posted: 06/01/2022

    WESTCHESTER, NY, June 1, 2022 – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has joined forces with the American Heart Association (AHA) of Westchester County and the Hudson Valley to advance health equity as it relates to cardiovascular disease and other areas of healthcare where health disparities exist.   Working together, the AHA and WMCHealth will engage in educational and hands on programming that raises heart disease and stroke treatment awareness and prevention, as well equitab...

  • WMCHealth’s Gala 2022 to Honor Community Champions & Present Lifetime Achievement to Children’s Hospital Physician-in-Chief

    Posted: 05/27/2022

    VALHALLA , N.Y. (May 27, 2022) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network's (WMCHealth) 2022 Gala to be held at the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts in Katonah, NY on June 4 will salute 10 local organizations for their support of the Network during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, WMCHealth will recognize Michael Gewitz, MD, Executive Director, and William Russell McCurdy, Physician-in-Chief of WMCHealth's Maria Fareri Children's Hospital for his decades-long accomplishments in pediatric cardiolog...

  • As Trauma Cases Reach Record Levels, Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Receive Level I Trauma Center Reverification for Adults and Children

    Posted: 04/27/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 27, 2022) – Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital will continue to be lifesaving resources for trauma victims with the recent reverification of the hospitals' Level I adult and pediatric trauma designations by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The reverifications come at a crucial time as trauma cases have risen steadily at the hospitals for the past three years with a notable spike in the summer of 2020, after the COVID-19...

  • WMCHealth Appoints Pair to Senior Leadership Positions

    Posted: 04/05/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 5, 2022) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has appointed Matilde Roman as Senior Vice President, Chief Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer and John Brand as Senior Vice President for Marketing and Communications. Matilde Roman Roman brings extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to her new position at WMCHealth. The Network’s mission is to provide the highest quality care for all and in her new role, Roman will develop strategic...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Named Official Hospital Partner of the Hudson Valley Renegades

    Posted: 03/16/2022

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. (March 16, 2021) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the Hudson Valley Renegades, the High-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, announced today a major partnership making WMCHealth the inaugural Official Hospital Partner of the Renegades. “Our organizations are cornerstone brands of the Hudson Valley and touchstones for life events for residents of the communities we serve,” said Michael Israel, President and CEO, Westchester Medical Center Health Network. ...

  • Community Donated $70,000 to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital During Westchester’s Winter Wonderland

    Posted: 03/10/2022

    VALHALLA N.Y. (March 10, 2022) – Representatives from the Westchester Parks Foundation came to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), to present proceeds from a community fundraiser at Westchester’s 2021 Winter Wonderland holiday event. A total of $70,000 was raised and will support the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy program at the hospital. Westchester Parks Foundation (WPF); Christine LaPorta, Deputy Executive Director WPF; Jane S...