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  • Stringent Infection Prevention Protocols in Place for Novel Coronavirus

    Posted: 01/31/2020

    News concerning the novel coronavirus has heightened public health concerns and WMCHealth hospitals and medical practices have taken the necessary steps to protect patients, visitors and our workforce. WMCHealth hospitals follow stringent infection prevention protocols. We routinely train our care teams in these protocols, and protocol adherence is monitored closely by infection prevention specialists. Additionally, we have multilingual signs at key facility entry points asking visitors to share their p...

  • Margaretville Hospital Invites Public to 4-County Addiction Action Summit on Opioid Crisis

    Posted: 01/16/2020

    MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. (Jan. 16, 2020) — Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), invites the public to participate in a free, four-county summit on January 24 to exchange ideas about how to deter opioid misuse in the Catskills and how to help people deeply touched by the crisis. The summit will be held at the MTC Community Center, 61 Academy St. in Margaretville, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The second Addiction Action Summit, led by Margaretville Hospital...

  • WMCHealth is home to 273 of the Hudson Valley’s TOP DOCTORS.

    Posted: 11/07/2019

    Please CLICK HERE for list of doctors (pdf).

  • Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Joins Celebration as HealthAlliance Breaks Ground on $92.9 Million Hospital Expansion

    Posted: 10/24/2019

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (Oct. 24, 2019) — New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined community influencers and hospital leadership as HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), broke ground on a $92.9 million, 127,000-square-foot expansion and enhancement of its hospital on Mary’s Avenue in the City of Kingston. The groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of construction of a new hospital building, along with an extensive renovation of...

  • Mountainside Residents to Give Folkloric Dance Recital, Free and Open to Public, Oct. 26

    Posted: 10/16/2019

    MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. (Oct. 16, 2019) -- Residents of Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, operated by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), will give a free public recital of folkloric dances at the Open Eye Theater in Margaretville at 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Reservations are strongly encouraged. The recital will culminate six months of dance training that the 10 Mountainside residents received from dance educator Columbine M...

  • HealthAlliance Golf Classic Raises $38,000 to Support Essential Programs and Services in Kingston

    Posted: 09/27/2019

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (Sept. 27, 2019) — The 19th annual HealthAlliance Golf Classic, held at the Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland, raised nearly $38,000 to support healthcare programs and services at HealthAlliance Hospitals, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), in Kingston. The tournament attracted 32 teams and more than 130 players and fans who enjoyed fun contests, including for the “longest drive,” “closest to the pin,” and “hole in one,” where the player driving the b...

  • Eleven Members of WMCHealth Workforce to Compete in TCS New York City Marathon

    Posted: 09/25/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 25, 2019) – Fueled by their commitment to Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) patients, a dedicated group of 11 WMCHealth workforce members will compete in the TCS New York City Marathon November 3. Each runner has his or her own motivation and has taken up the marathon challenge in support of the life-changing and lifesaving care provided to patients at WMCHealth hospitals across the Hudson Valley. Six are running a marathon for the first time. Team WMCHealth...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Urges Patients To Take Caution During Fall Prevention Awareness Month

    Posted: 09/19/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 18, 2019) – Trips and slips are no laughing matter, as falls in the home are the number one reason for hospital visits nationwide. At Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the only Level I adult and pediatric trauma center in the Hudson Valley, falls have been the most common injury-related hospitalization for a consecutive 15 years, making up more than 40 percent of all trauma admissions. September is Fall Pre...

  • HealthAlliance Welcomes Paul B. Donovan, MD, and Riolin C. Andrade, MD, to Advanced Oncology and Hematology Associates

    Posted: 09/10/2019

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (Sept. 10, 2019) — HealthAlliance Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomes longtime Kingston hematologist–oncologist Paul B. Donovan , MD, and long-serving medical oncologist Riolin C. Andrade , MD, to WMCHealth’s new Advanced Oncology & Hematology Associates specialty practice on the Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston. The doctors, who have both practiced in Kingston since 1986 and been on the HealthAlliance medical staff since that time...

  • Multiple WMCHealth Hospitals Recognized with National Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Programs

    Posted: 08/26/2019

    VALHALLA, NY - (August 26, 2019) ― Four hospitals within the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award recognition. The awards recognize the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Westchester Medical Center, the ...