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  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Offers Cold Weather Safety Tips as Temperatures Plummet

    Posted: 01/03/2018

    Temperatures are expected to drop to the frigid single digits this week, bringing with them serious health concerns such as hypothermia and frostbite, especially in young children, older adults, and  those who work outdoors. Westchester Medical Center Health Network reminds Hudson Valley residents to take the necessary precautions and offers cold-weather tips to help keep families safe during the forecasted plunge in temperatures.   “The key to staying safe during our colder winter days a...

  • HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus Earns Prestigious International Recognition for Highest Standard of Maternity Care

    Posted: 12/19/2017

    HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is now a designated “Baby-Friendly” birth facility recognized internationally for providing the highest standard of maternity care for mothers and babies. The Baby-Friendly designation -- given by Baby-Friendly USA, the U.S. authority for the global Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, sponsored by the World Health Organization and UNICEF -- signifies that HealthAlliance Hospital and its Family ...

  • At Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Former American Idol Judge Kara DioGuardi Announces December 3rd Tri-State Rocks Event

    Posted: 10/23/2017

    A Grammy-nominated performer and songwriter chose Maria Fareri Children's Hospital as the venue to announce the debut of a benefit vocal competition December 3rd at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester. Westchester native Kara DioGuardi, who was a judge for two seasons of Fox television's American Idol , said the inaugural Tri-State Rocks show is open to aspiring singers between the ages of 12 and 21 living in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.    The winner will receive a two-hour mentoring...

  • Our Commitment To Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

    Posted: 10/19/2017

    New York State’s Hudson Valley is a beautiful mosaic comprised of thriving communities rich in culture and diversity.  As we celebrate National Diversity Month, I wanted to reiterate Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s (WMCHealth) commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement by sharing the underlying principles that support our strategic efforts. At WMCHealth, we believe that diversity is defined broadly and encompasses a myriad of characteristics that make each patient, eac...

  • Mountainside Earns Women’s Choice Award as ‘America’s Best for Extended Care’

    Posted: 10/17/2017

    Mountainside Residential Care Center, operated by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has received the Women’s Choice Award for being one of “America’s Best for Extended Care.” The 82-bed skilled nursing facility, with 115 clinical, administrative and service staff, earned the 2017 “Women’s Choice Award: America’s Best for Extended Care” honor for providing exceptional and compassionate care to its residents. The award, given by Wom...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Susan Gerry, Kelly MacMillan and Mecca Santana to Leadership Positions

    Posted: 10/13/2017

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley region, recently appointed Susan Gerry as Senior Vice President for Strategic Alliances and Partnerships, Kelly MacMillan as Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Mecca Santana as Senior Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement. All three bring extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to their position...

  • Amy Hess Running New York City Marathon In Support of Patients at HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley

    Posted: 09/11/2017

    To support Amy, visit WMCHealth.org/GoAmy A special group of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees representing multiple healthcare professions and celebrating the cultural diversity of our region will compete in the TCS New York City Marathon on November 5 in support of  WMCHealth facilities across the Hudson Valley. The team’s 12 members – five registered nurses, a cardiac rehabilitation care manager, an oncology pharmacist, a physical therapist, an outpatient mental hea...

  • HealthAlliance Back in Empire BlueCross BlueShield Network

    Posted: 09/01/2017

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has rejoined the Empire BlueCross BlueShield health insurance network. The multiyear agreement, which went into effect Friday, lets patients covered by Empire BlueCross Blue Shield go to all HealthAlliance facilities for all healthcare services. This means all patients covered by Empire BlueCross Blue Shield are now in network at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital...

  • Telepsychiatry Brings Specialists to Delaware County Students via Innovative Mental Health Services Program

    Posted: 08/31/2017

    Delaware County students who previously had to travel long distances to access mental healthcare can now receive it in their own school through a new program provided by Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), that combines in-person therapy and a special telepsychiatry program. Students and their families in the Roxbury Central School District were the first to benefit from the program, which started there in June. The program has been available to ...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Experts Offer Safety Tips as Hudson Valley Families Head Back to School

    Posted: 08/28/2017

    As the summer draws to a close, parents and children in the Hudson Valley are turning their thoughts and preparations to the start of the new school year. Amidst the back to school shopping and gathering of school supplies, experts at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, are urging parents to remember the most important back to school focus – their children’s physical and emotional preparedness for the year ahead.  Pediatrician Rebekka Levis, ...