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  • 16th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon for the Kids to Support

    Posted: 11/16/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 16, 2020) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is once again teaming up with 100.7 WHUD for the 16 th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon for the Kids (Radiothon). For the health and safety of all Radiothon participants as well as current Maria Fareri Children Hospital families and workforce members, this year’s Radiothon event will be hosted from the 100.7 WHUD studios rather than the hospital’s lobby. All donations w...

  • WMCHealth to Celebrate All Healthcare Heroes During Virtual Benefit

    Posted: 11/11/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 10, 2020) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) will recognize the heroism of its workforce, thank the community for its unwavering support and celebrate the fortitude of its patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic during the WMCHealth Stronger Together Benefit scheduled for November 12. The event will stream at WMCHealthStrongerTogether.org at 7 p.m. and there is no cost to watch. Proceeds from the virtual benefit will support the life-changing and lifes...

  • WMCHealth Launches Post-COVID-19 Recovery Program to Aid Those with Lingering Symptoms

    Posted: 10/22/2020

    VALHALLA N.Y. (October 22, 2020) – An increasing number of people who became ill from the coronavirus have physical, mental and emotional symptoms that linger well after an initial infection* -- health issues that are sometimes referred to as “post-COVID syndrome.” The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has established a Post-COVID-19 Recovery Program for those who have had, or suspect they had, a COVID-19 infection and continue to have health issues. The multidisciplinary program giv...

  • Infection Prevention & Control Team Recognized

    Posted: 10/21/2020

    It’s Infection Prevention week and we are calling special attention to members of our Infection Prevention and Control team, which has been dedicated to supporting our organization through the COVID-19 pandemic.  Appropriately, the team was recognized as “Heroes of Infection Prevention” by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) in honor of their efforts to advance infection control operations and processes in their field. We congratulate them on this rec...

  • More than 250 WMCHealth Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Peers

    Posted: 10/20/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 20, 2020) –     More than 250 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 published in Westchester and Hudson Valley magazines. WMCHealth clinical specialists recognized as “Top Doctors” can be found via a search on the websites of Westchester a nd Hudson Valley magazines. Advancin...

  • WMCHealth Physicians Opens Advanced ENT Services Practice

    Posted: 10/05/2020

      VALHALLA N.Y. (October 5, 2020) —   Advanced ENT Services is the newest practice within WMCHealth Physicians, the medical group of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ). The 10-office practice provides a wide range of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) primary care and specialty services throughout the Hudson Valley as well as the Bronx. Services include primary ear, nose and throat care, including treatment for hearing loss and therapy for balance problems and, thro...

  • Westchester Medical Center Reaches 300th Heart Transplant Volume Among Top Fifteen Percent Worldwide

    Posted: 09/11/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 11, 2020) – Recently, the heart transplant team at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), performed its 300th heart transplant. The Westchester Cardiac Transplant Program, the only such program in the Hudson Valley, is comprised of a comprehensive team of specialists, including heart failure and transplant cardiologists and cardiac surgeons specializing in mechanical cardiac assist devices and heart transplantation...

  • Pediatric Emergency and Inpatient Services Now Open at MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 09/02/2020

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (September 2, 2020) – A pediatric emergency room and inpatient care services are now open at MidHudson Regional Hospital, in association with Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, the Hudson Valley’s only acute care children’s hospital. Both organizations are members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). The new services will be known as Maria Fareri Children’s Healthcare Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital. The new emergency room and inpatient services will he...

  • Four WMCHealth Hospitals Earn Awards for Stroke Care Excellence

    Posted: 08/17/2020

    VALHALLA, NY - (August 18, 2020) ― Four member hospitals of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) – Westchester Medical Center, in Valhalla, NY; Good Samaritan Hospital, in Suffern, NY; MidHudson Regional Hospital, in Poughkeepsie, NY; and HealthAlliance Hospital, in Kingston, NY – have earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines ® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes each hospital for its commitment to, an...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Appoints Former Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Patient as Children’s Hospital Ambassador

    Posted: 08/07/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 6, 2020) –  Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has appointed Jorden Hutchins, 8, as an official hospital ambassador for its 16 th Annual Go the Distance fundraising event . Hutchins received his official ambassador sash during a special ceremony at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, which was attended by his family and members of the hospital’s pediatric care team. Jorden Hutchins, 8 In May, Hutchins was in ...