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  • The Power of the Family Advisory Council: Celebrating 10 Years of Success

    Posted: 02/15/2024

    In 2013, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital established the Family Advisory Council (FAC), a group consisting primarily of family members of patients, hospital staff, and administrative leadership, coming together as partners to advocate for patient needs, improve the quality of care, and enhance the experience of patients and their family members. As of today, the FAC has had over 30 family members and 10 hospital leaders participate and has gone above and beyond its original purpose.  In the past t...

  • Burn Center at Westchester Medical Center Verified by the American Burn Association

    Posted: 02/08/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 8, 2024) – The American Burn Association (ABA) has verified The Burn Center at Westchester Medical Center as an Adult and Pediatric Burn Center, after a rigorous and thorough review of Westchester Medical Center’s burn care program. With this verification, Westchester Medical Center is now home to the only verified burn care program in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and eastern New York State north of New York City. According to the ABA, there are almost 500,000 burn inju...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints William B. Pryor as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

    Posted: 01/29/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (January 29, 2024) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has named William B. Pryor to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. In his position, Pryor will oversee WMCHealth’s workforce recruitment, labor relations and workforce policies. As the Chief Human Resources Officer for WMCHealth and its 13,000 workforce members, Pryor’s priorities include recruitment and retention as well as new strategies for workforce communication and empl...

  • WMCHealth Elected by Peer Hospitals to Lead Statewide Association of Regional Perinatal Programs & Networks

    Posted: 01/24/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (January 24, 2024) – Solidifying its position as a leading voice for maternal-child health in New York State, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) began this month its four year-term as the organization leading the 17-member New York State Association of Regional Perinatal Programs & Networks (ARPPN). Under the direction of perinatal specialists at the Network’s Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital , WMCHealth was elected by peer hospita...

  • WMCHealth Mental Health Specialists to Provide Consultative Services at Andrus Through a New Community Partnership

    Posted: 10/26/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 26, 2023) – In a new partnership that will advance mental health services in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley, Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) behavioral health physicians will now provide care to children and adolescents at Andrus , which has a residence and school for K – 9 students that provides a range of preventive and restorative services for children and families across the tri-state area. For this community collaboration that will have a posi...

  • More than 200 WMCHealth Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Peers

    Posted: 10/16/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 13, 2023) –     More than 200 Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) physicians across a wide range of clinical specialties have been recognized as “Top Doctors” by their peers, according to a well-known healthcare research and consumer resource list. Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley Many of the cited doctors are members of the WMCHealth Physicians provider group, which includes the medical practices of Advanced Physicians Services and Bon Secours Medi...

  • WMCHealth Names Megan Baldwin Head of Government and Community Relations

    Posted: 10/11/2023

    Megan Baldwin, Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 11, 2023) - Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced three new additions to guide its Government and Community Relations efforts, to be led by Megan Baldwin, who joins the network as Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations. Baldwin will be supported by Thomas Scaglione, Vice President of Government and Community Relations, and Pavan Naidu, Director of Govern...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Joins Children’s Brain Tumor Network As Newest Member Institution

    Posted: 09/26/2023

    PHILADELPHIA, PA. , Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023  -  Children’s Brain Tumor Network (CBTN) welcomes Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital , member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) as a new member institution. CBTN membership now includes 34 leading institutions located across Europe, Asia, Australia and the United States. Dr. Jared Pisapia will serve as CBTN principal investigator for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. Dr. Pisapia is also a member of the CBTN Scientific Commit...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Names Former Patients as Youth Ambassadors

    Posted: 07/17/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (July 17, 2023) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital has named three former patients as its newest youth ambassadors. The children - all of whom underwent successful treatment for severe illnesses at WMCHealth’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital - will represent the thousands of seriously ill and injured children served annually by the hospital’s advanced pediatric services. A signature duty of the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital ambassadors will be to lead the hundreds-strong procession fo...

  • WMCHealth Names Anthony Frank as EVP and Chief Financial Officer

    Posted: 07/11/2023

    Valhalla, N.Y. (July 11, 2023) –– Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced that Anthony Frank has joined the network as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “Anthony is an experienced professional who will add tremendous value and vision with decades of tenure in the financial industry,” said Michael D. Israel, President and CEO, WMCHealth. “We are pleased to have Anthony on board and look forward to his leadership of WMCHealth’s financial operations.” With ...