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  • Physician’s Research Yields New Protocols for Dog-Bite Treatment at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 04/11/2019

    VALHALLA, NY - (April 11, 2019) – New guidelines to treat children who are the victims of dog bites have been devised at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the only all-specialty pediatric facility in the Hudson Valley. The rate of dog bites continues to rise among children, and WMCHealth plastic surgeons are at the forefront of initial management and outcome of these injuries nationally. The study, conducted by Kaveh Alizadeh, MD,...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Expands Telemedicine Offerings with Launch of eNeonatology Program in Kingston

    Posted: 04/04/2019

    Babies delivered at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), can now benefit from the expertise of neonatologists at the Level IV Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU) — the highest level possible — at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital , also a member of WMCHealth, in Valhalla, through the health network’s new eNeonatology telemedicine program. WMCHealth’s eNeonatology and resuscitation program — the first neon...

  • 11-Year Old Treated for Traumatic Brain Injury at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Named CMN Hospitals Hudson Valley Champion

    Posted: 04/03/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 3, 2018) – Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has named 11-year-old Emilié Saltzman as the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Hudson Valley Champion. After being thrown from her horse during a lesson in 2015 and suffering severe brain injuries, Emilié has shown determination in her journey back to recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury. After spending a week on life support, and four months in rehabilitation...

  • Meet Children's Miracle Network Hospitals National Champions, Shane and Eli Williams from Woodbourne, NY

    Posted: 03/18/2019

    Shane and Eli Williams, from Woodbourne, NY,  survived third-degree burns and serious fractures after an off-road vehicle accident. Thanks to their bravery and the timely care they received at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, the Williams brothers have made a phenomenal recovery. When Shane and Eli were admitted to Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, they underwent multiple surgeries. Shane had suffered a shattered eye socket and a broken nose. He also had a 4-inch wound on his right arm where his b...

  • Meet Our 2019 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Hudson Valley Champion, 11-year-old Emilie Saltzman from Hopewell Junction, NY

    Posted: 03/18/2019

      On October 14, 2015, seven-year old Emilie was enjoying a horseback riding lesson with her sister, Ella. In an instant, a pleasant experience turned near tragic when Emilie was thrown from the horse, which caused her to stop breathing and lose consciousness. Family rushed to her aid and administered CPR to resuscitate her.   Soon after, Emilie was airlifted to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital , and placed on life support. The doctors at the hospital diagnosed Emilie with several severe brain...

  • WMCHealth Launches Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness

    Posted: 03/07/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 7, 2019) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced the launch of the Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness, a comprehensive network service devoted to providing women living in and around the Hudson Valley with high-quality, comprehensive, multidisciplinary care as close to their homes as possible. The Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness will deliver to Hudson Valley families the convenience of women’s health services at WMCHealth communi...

  • Three Westchester Medical Center Health Network Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Promote Safe Sleep Practices

    Posted: 03/04/2019

    Three Westchester Medical Center Health Network Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Promote Safe Sleep Practices Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus Earn New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) Safe Sleep Project’s Quality Improvement Award   VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 4, 2019) – Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston – all me...

  • WMCHealth’s Girls’ Night Out Honors Heart Disease Survivors and Raises Awareness about Women’s Heart Health

    Posted: 02/26/2019

    VALHALLA, NY- (February 25, 2019) – Girls’ Night Out, a heartwarming evening featuring tributes to heart disease survivors and their supporters, raised awareness about women’s heart health, as well as hope that new advances in cardiology will save more lives in the future. The event, a fundraiser for the Westchester Medical Center Health Network Heart & Vascular Institute, drew about 350 people to the Doral Arrowwood Hotel and Conference Center in Rye Brook on February 8. It paid tribute to female h...

  • 14th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon For The Kids Raises $300,000 to Support Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and its Advanced Pediatric Services

    Posted: 02/13/2019

    The community showed its support for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital - and the seriously ill and injured children under its care – once again by generously donating $300,000 to the hospital during the 100.7 WHUD Radiothon For the Kids. Thanks to the outpouring of support of 100.7 WHUD listeners throughout the Hudson Valley and contributions from community partners like ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., Saw Mill Auto Sales and All Aboard Childcare Education Center, donations from this year’s fundraiser will ...

  • New Protocols for Dog-Bite Treatments Receive National Recognition

    Posted: 02/05/2019

    Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the only all-specialty pediatric facility in the Hudson Valley, has devised new guidelines to treat dog bites. The regimens result from a research study named “best published paper” in North America in 2018 by Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open, a rigorously peer-reviewed international journal focusing on global plastic and reconstructive surgery. The study was conducted by Kaveh Ali...