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  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and Westchester Warriors Youth Hockey Program Unveil “Westchester Warriors Way”

    Posted: 01/15/2019

    Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, and the Westchester Warriors Youth Hockey Program unveiled Westchester Warriors Way – a new entrance to the expanded Center for Pediatric Oncology and Cellular Therapy at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. Since 2016, the Westchester Warriors Youth Hockey Program has partnered with Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital to fight children’s cancer, a mission started by Westchester Warriors Co-Founders Luis Panchame, Den...

  • WMCHealth Proudly Recognizes 261 Top Doctors

    Posted: 01/14/2019

    Allow us to introduce to you the 261 peer-selected Top Doctors in the WMCHealth Network who are Advancing Care across the Hudson Valley. Did your physician make the list? CLICK HERE to find out.

  • To Enhance the Care Experience, WMCHealth and Cerner Form Strategic Alliance

    Posted: 01/09/2019

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley, and Cerner, a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced a 10-year strategic alliance that will support WMCHealth in building upon its industry-leading care experience for its patients, their caregivers and workforce. Under the alliance, WMCHealth will roll out Cerner’s integrated electronic health record (EHR) system and services at its Valhalla...

  • Westchester Medical Center Performs More than 500 Minimally Invasive Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Procedures

    Posted: 01/03/2019

    VALHALLA, NY - (January 3, 2019) – The Heart and Vascular Institute at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently achieved a milestone of more than 500 transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures performed. TAVR is a minimally invasive alternative to open heart surgery used to treat patients with severe aortic stenosis. Aortic stenosis is the narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve which is the last valve in the heart before...

  • OB-GYN Dean L. Bloch, MD, Delivers First Babies, Twins, Since Returning to HealthAlliance Hospitals

    Posted: 12/20/2018

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), announces the arrival of the first babies delivered by OB-GYN Dean L. Bloch, MD, since his return to HealthAlliance as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The twin girls were delivered via cesarean section (C-Section) on Monday, November 26, 2018 at the Family Birth Place childbirth center at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus. “Delivering these first babies was very exc...

  • Kingston Planning Board Approves Plans for New $92 Million HealthAlliance Hospital

    Posted: 12/19/2018

    The Kingston Planning Board has given unanimous final approval to plans presented by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), to build a new $92 million HealthAlliance Hospital on Mary’s Avenue in the city of Kingston. The board’s approval, at its Monday night meeting, immediately followed a presentation by WMCHealth and HealthAlliance executives of the site’s architectural and construction plans. "We’re pleased to have received this sup...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Patients, Parents and Staff Star in Newest Music Video

    Posted: 12/13/2018

    More than 30,000 children benefit from Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital services each year. And we stand by each and every one of them! We hope you in enjoy this inspiring music video that celebrates the fortitude of our young patients and the staff dedicated to their care.

  • Hear Christmas Favorites Performed Live by Michael Dell and Maria Hickey

    Posted: 12/13/2018

    Enjoy the best of Christmas favorites, sung live by popular local singers Michael Dell and Maria Hickey, along with a holiday breakfast, at a free public event in the lobby lounge of the Courtyard by Marriott, 500 Frank Sottile Blvd. in the town of Ulster, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 19). The holiday music and breakfast celebration will be part of the monthly Seniors Health & Wellness Breakfast Club sponsored by HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston, members of the Westchester Medical Center...

  • Winding through Warwick Raises More Than $47,000 to Support St. Anthony Community Hospital, Schervier Pavilion And Mount Alverno Center

    Posted: 12/11/2018

    Warwick, N.Y. (December 10, 2018) – More than 550 people attended the Winding Through Warwick holiday house tour on December 1 to support St. Anthony Community Hospital, Schervier Pavilion and Mount Alverno Center, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). More than $47,000 was raised to support advances in care for patients and residents of these facilities. Seven distinguished homes were on the 2018 tour, uniquely decorated for the holidays in styles that complemented t...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Welcomes Paula Fessler, RN, MSN, MS, FNP-BC as Chief Nurse Executive

    Posted: 12/11/2018

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (December 11, 2018) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) welcomes Paula Fessler, RN, MSN, MS, FNP-BC, as Chief Nurse Executive for the health network’s Valhalla and Poughkeepsie campuses. In her new role, Fessler will oversee all nursing operations at WMCHealth’s flagship Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and the Behavioral Health Center in Valhalla, as well as MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie. Fessler brings to WMCHealth more than ...