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  • 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.

  • 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...

  • The Orange County Partnership Honors Bon Secours Community Hospital with their Quality of Life Award

    Posted: 12/11/2018

    Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), received the Quality of Life Award at the Orange County Partnership Annual Dinner for its $40 million Investing in a Healthier Community project. This transformative project is expected to usher in a new era of healthcare in the City of Port Jervis and its surrounding tristate-area community with facility and diagnostic equipment upgrades and the development of a “medical village” hub for local residen...

  • Margaretville Hospital Provides Flu Vaccines in Lobby Pharmacy

    Posted: 12/07/2018

    Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is offering opportunities for the community to receive flu vaccinations quickly and conveniently in the hospital’s lobby pharmacy. “It’s not too late in the season to get a flu shot and no appointment is needed,” says hospital Pharmacy Manager Randall Moore, RPh. “Our pharmacists will answer your questions and administer the vaccine.” The recent National Influenza Vaccination Week, observed December 2- 8, was ...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Girls' Night Out Raises Nearly $50,000 to Support Local Access to Advanced Breast Health

    Posted: 12/03/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (December 3, 2018)  – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently held its annual Girls’ Night Out event to raise funds for its nationally recognized Center for Breast Health. The evening was a celebration of camaraderie, strength and taking charge of one’s health. It included a high-end shopping experience, mini makeovers, a silent auction, raffles, dinner and more. Karen Karsif, MD, Medical Director of The Center for Breas...