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  • New Spectral CT Imaging Technology at Westchester Medical Center Captures Patient Scans Faster with Enhanced Clarity than 
Conventional CT Imaging for More Accurate Disease Diagnosis

    Posted: 10/14/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (October 14, 2021) — Medical imaging is a crucial tool in disease identification and diagnosis. Now, medical imaging specialists at Westchester Medical Center can capture inpatient scans fast and with enhanced clarity with a new spectral computed tomography imaging system.   Westchester Medical Center’s new Philips Spectral Computed Tomography (CT) 7500 captures high quality scans with more information than conventional CT imaging. High quality images with spectral data acquired by th...

  • Screenings and Treatment for Genetic and Metabolic Conditions for Children and Adults Now Available through WMCHealth

    Posted: 10/07/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (October 12, 2021) — WMCHealth Physicians, the medical group of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is now assisting families and individuals with the initial diagnosis and long-term treatment of genetic and metabolic conditions, such as phenylketonuria (PKU), lysosomal disorders and Pompe disease through WMCHealth Physicians’ Advanced Medical Genetics.   Advanced Medical Genetics is an established team of physicians, nurse practitioners, dietitians and other bo...

  • New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Appoint 
Tracey Milligan, MD to Lead Neurology Programs

    Posted: 09/30/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (September 30, 2021) – Tracey A. Milligan, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Neurology at New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine and the Director of Neurology for Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and MidHudson Regional Hospital, each of which are members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth).      Dr. Milligan comes to the Hudson Valley from Boston, where she served as an associate professor at Harvar...

  • Free Car Seat Safety Check

    Posted: 09/21/2021

    Saturday, October 16, 2021 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Installing and using your child’s car seat can be complicated. But learning to properly use and install your safety seat can help you prevent serious injury and disability to your child. That’s why pediatric nurses at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, in partnership with Empress EMS, encourage local parents and parents-to-be to join us at a FREE car seat check-up event. Certified technicians will: Provide recommendations on car sea...

  • After Undergoing Stem Cell Transplant to Combat Sickle Cell Disease Girl, 7, Named 
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Ambassador

    Posted: 09/20/2021

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 20, 2021) -- Seven year-old Camryn Kellam was cheered by her family and her care team from M a r i a Fa r e r i C h il d r en ’ s H osp i t a l during a recent ceremony in which she was presented with an official sash designating her as a hospital ambassador for the  G o t he Di s t ance Virtual W al k .   Camryn was born with Sickle Cell Disease and underwent a successful stem cell transplant at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in March 2020. Camryn’s oldest sister, ...

  • Pediatric and Adult Advanced ENT Services Now Offered in Fishkill

    Posted: 08/05/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (August 5, 2021)  — Specialized ear, nose and throat (ENT) services for children and adults are being offered by WMCHealth Advanced ENT Services at a new office in Fishkill, NY. Also known as otolaryngologists, WMCHealth’s ENT specialists utilize the latest equipment and techniques to diagnose and treat ear, nose, and throat issues including hearing loss and vestibular therapy for balance issues. In addition, WMCHealth Advanced ENT Services provides both inpatient and ambulatory care ...

  • Elected Officials Join WMCHealth to Host Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic Friday in New Rochelle


    Posted: 07/23/2021

    VALHALLA, NY (July 22, 2021) – U.S. Congressman Jamaal Bowman, New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, New York State Senator Shelley Mayer, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, New Rochelle City Councilwoman Yadira Ramos-Herbert and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) are encouraging residents of New Rochelle and its surrounding areas to get the COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic to be held Friday, July 23 outside the Wash and Shop Laundromat at 467 North Avenue...

  • HealthAlliance Opens Ulster County’s Only Advanced Service Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

    Posted: 07/12/2021

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (July 12, 2021) – Fulfilling a promise to deliver more advanced services to Ulster County and surrounding areas, WMCHealth today announced the opening of a new cardiac catheterization laboratory at HealthAlliance Hospital on Broadway in Kingston. The new laboratory offers emergent and preventative solutions for blocked arteries, irregular heartbeats and coronary heart disease, services never before available in Ulster County. The service operates under the direction of WMCHealth’s compreh...

  • Free Car Seat Safety Check

    Posted: 07/07/2021

    Installing your child’s car seat can be complicated. But learning to properly install and use your safety seat can help you prevent serious injury and disability to your child. That’s why pediatric nurses at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, in partnership with Empress EMS, encourage local parents and parents-to-be to join us at a FREE car seat safety check event. Certified technicians will: Provide recommendations on car seats that are best for your vehicle and child  (infan...

  • Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee Replacement Surgery Now Offered at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 06/08/2021

    WARWICK, N.Y. (June 8, 2021) ― St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, now offers robotic-arm assisted total knee replacement procedures. Robotic-arm assisted surgery assists surgeons by making implant placement more precise and aligned with each patient’s unique anatomy.   This personalized precision can reduce surgical discomfort for the patient, speed recovery times and increase the longevity of the implant.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , join...