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  • Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA to Lead Obstetrics & Gynecology Programs at Westchester Medical Center Health Network & New York Medical College

    Posted: 07/12/2019

    Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA, has been appointed Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at academic affiliate New York Medical College (NYMC), where he is currently a Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Tedjarati currently also serves as Chief Clinical Integration Officer at WMCHealth, responsible for...

  • WMCHealth and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Announce New Agreement

    Posted: 07/11/2019

    Effective immediately, WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers will rejoin Empire BlueCross BlueShield’s network of participating providers under a new, three-year agreement, retroactive to June 1. That means that all Empire members who received covered health care services from WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers on or after June 1 will receive coverage for these services at the in-network level of benefits. Those WMCHealth hospitals, facilities and providers covered under the new agreeme...

  • John Bonavita-Goldman, MD, Joins HealthAlliance Board of Directors

    Posted: 06/20/2019

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (June 18, 2019) — John Bonavita-Goldman, MD, FACR, of Kingston has joined the board of directors of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Dr. Bonavita-Goldman has also served on the HealthAlliance Foundation board for three years and will continue in that role. He also serves on the Ulster Community College Foundation board, the Ulster County Planning Board and the Kingston Zoning Board of Appeals. A retired board-certi...

  • Peter Panzica, MD, Joins Westchester Medical Center Health Network as Director of Anesthesiology and New York Medical College as Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology

    Posted: 06/17/2019

      The Westchester Medical Center Health Network   (WMCHealth) and academic affiliate New York Medical College recently named anesthesiologist Peter Panzica, MD, as Director of Anesthesiology for WMCHealth’s Valhalla and Poughkeepsie campuses, as well as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and associate professor of anesthesiology at New York Medical College. Dr. Panzica  will oversee all anesthesiology services at Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in...

  • New York State Department of Health Grants HealthAlliance Full Approval for $92.9 Million Hospital Transformation

    Posted: 06/12/2019

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (June 12, 2019) – After a thorough review of plans to transform healthcare delivery in Ulster County and surrounding Hudson Valley communities, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) has granted full project approval to HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley (HealthAlliance), a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), for the significant expansion and enhancement of its hospital on Mary’s Avenue in the City of Kingston. The DOH approval of HealthAlliance’s ...

  • Longtime Local Orthopedic Surgeon William O. Thompson, MD, Joins WMCHealth’s Advanced Orthopaedics in Poughkeepsie

    Posted: 06/07/2019

    Longtime local orthopedic surgeon William O. Thompson, MD, FAAOS, has joined to the Poughkeepsie office of Advanced Orthopaedics, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ). Dr. Thompson — certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine by the ABOS — practices at the Advanced Orthopaedics office in MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Atrium, 1 Webster Ave., Suite 5...

  • HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Welcomes Michael Doyle, MD, MBA, CPE as Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer

    Posted: 06/07/2019

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ) recently named Michael Doyle, MD, MBA, CPE, to the health network’s leadership team as Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley . Doyle will provide leadership and work collaboratively with hospital teams at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston, Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, and all mem...

  • 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 ...