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  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Partnerships and Community Investments Promote Healthier Communities

    Posted: 05/22/2019

      Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Performing Provider System (PPS) and its Center for Regional Healthcare Innovation (CRHI ) have made significant progress to date with partnerships and investments in community initiatives that close gaps in access to healthcare resources and create sustainable, healthier communities at the grassroots level.   The WMCHealth PPS was established to participate in New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, a statewide p...

  • Three Free Community Screenings of ‘The American Nurse’ at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus Offered in Celebration of National Nurses Week

    Posted: 04/29/2019

    The public is invited to three free screenings of the award-winning documentary “The American Nurse” in honor of National Nurses Week in the auditorium of HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus, 75 Mary’s Ave. in Kingston, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ). The screenings will take place on May 8 at 8 a.m., May 9 at 7:30 p.m. and May 10 at 2 p.m. The screenings are open to all members of the community, including HealthAlliance nursing staff members and Ulster...

  • Advanced Family Medicine Welcomes Family Physician Harlan Rozenberg, DO, to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 04/22/2019

    MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), welcomes local family physician Harlan Rozenberg, DO, to Advanced Family Medicine in Poughkeepsie. Dr. Rozenberg practices at the hospital, at 1 Webster Ave., Suite 202, with family physicians Robert C. Holland , MD, FAAP, and J. Keith Festa, MD , MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Associate Director of Medical Affairs. The office phone number is 845-244-8500. Originally from Mamaroneck, N.Y., Dr. Rozenberg ...

  • Midwives Elizabeth Pickett, MS, LM, and Barbara Smith-Foy, MS, LM, Join Advanced OB-GYN Associates in Kingston to Run Prenatal Care

    Posted: 04/16/2019

    Advanced OB-GYN Associates, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomes midwives Elizabeth Pickett, MS, LM, and Barbara Smith-Foy, MS, LM, to the practice’s Kingston office, led by Dean Bloch, MD, Chairman of the HealthAlliance Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Kingston practice is Advanced OB-GYN Associates’ first comprehensive midwifery practice caring for patients throughout pregnancy, as both outpatients and inpatients. Midwife-assisted deliver...

  • Advanced Family Medicine Welcomes Longtime Local Family Physician Robert C. Holland, MD, to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 04/15/2019

    MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), welcomes longtime local family physician Robert C. Holland, MD, FAAP, to Advanced Family Medicine in Poughkeepsie. Dr. Holland practices at the hospital, at 1 Webster Ave., Suite 202, with family physician J. Keith Festa, MD, MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Associate Director of Medical Affairs. The office phone number is 845-244-8500. Originally from Poughkeepsie, Dr. Holland has practiced family medicin...

  • J. Keith Festa, MD, Returns to MidHudson Regional Hospital, Named Associate Director of Medical Affairs

    Posted: 04/09/2019

    MidHudson Regional Hospital , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), welcomes local family physician J. Keith Festa, MD, back to the hospital in Poughkeepsie. In his new role as Associate Director of Medical Affairs, Dr. Festa is a critical member of the administrative team, working closely with all clinical directors, medical staff members, community physicians and all hospital staff members to continue strengthening MidHudson Regional Hospital’s commitment to the comm...

  • 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...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Girls’ Night Out Event Draws 200 Women to Celebrate Women’s Heart Health

    Posted: 04/01/2019

    Nearly 200 people attended Girls’ Night Out, a fun, invigorating evening celebrating women’s triumphs over heart and vascular disease, on March 7 at the Grand Hotel in Poughkeepsie. Proceeds from the event benefited the WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth).  The annual event was an evening of celebration, inspiration and education featuring shopping, mini-makeovers, a delectable meal and entertai...

  • HealthAlliance Hospitals Partner to Provide Free Skin Cancer Screenings

    Posted: 03/25/2019

    Free melanoma and other skin cancer screenings will be available to the public on April 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Advanced Dermatology, 315 Grant Ave. in Lake Katrine, in partnership with HealthAlliance Hospitals , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). The painless, quick visual exams — performed by Kenneth T. Kircher, DO, FAOCD, a board-certified dermatologist and member of the HealthAlliance medical staff, along with Lia Basso, PA-C, and Emily O'Carroll, PA-C — will ...

  • 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...