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  • 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...

  • Same-Day Cardiology and Heart Disease Prevention Programs Saving Lives at Westchester Medical Center

    Posted: 02/05/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 5, 2024) – Fern, a Westchester County resident, awoke recently with excruciating pain. It passed and she didn’t think much of it until the headaches started and persisted. Finally, knowing that she had a history of heart disease in her family, Fern decided to see a cardiologist, but she couldn’t get an appointment. Then a friend told her about Westchester Medical Center’s Same-Day Cardiology program . Fern called and got an appointment the very next day. “It’s a good thing I did...

  • 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...

  • Increase In COVID-19 and Flu Cases During Holidays Leads to Public Health Initiative for Drive-Thru Vaccine Center at Westchester Medical Center

    Posted: 12/26/2023

    WHAT: With the holiday season in full swing and social gatherings bringing people together , the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is reopening its drive-thru vaccination center at Westchester Medical Center.  WMCHealth will offer COVID-19 and influenza vaccines for community members ages 12 and older as well as Mpox vaccines for community members 18 years of age and older . WHEN:   Starting the week of December 18, WMCHealth will offer vaccinations at the Network’s drive-t...

  • Saving Time, Saving Lives: HealthAlliance Hospital Now Serving Community as Level III Trauma Center

    Posted: 11/13/2023

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (November 13, 2023) – Residents of Ulster County and its surrounding communities now have access to a new and convenient option for trauma services, one that is expected to lessen patient transfers, expedite care during the crucial early moments after injury, and operate under the auspices of the Hudson Valley region’s premier trauma service network. The New York State Department of Health’s (NYSDOH) recent designation of HealthAlliance Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center...

  • WMCHealth Now Providing Orthopedic and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services at Westchester Community Health Center in Mount Vernon

    Posted: 11/08/2023

    VALHALLA N.Y. (November 8, 2023) –  Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is continuing its effort to increase healthcare access and equity for all through a new partnership with the Westchester Community Health Center, formerly known as Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center. Through this partnership, patients of Westchester Community Health Center can receive care from a WMCHealth physical medicine doctor (physiatrist) and WMCHealth orthopedic surgeon at a location convenient for...

  • 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...