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  • WMCHealth, HealthAlliance Hospital and NYSNA Reach a Three-Year Contract Agreement

    Posted: 03/13/2023

    Kingston, N.Y.  — Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) announced a new ratified three-year collective bargaining agreement that will benefit more than 200 nurses at HealthAlliance Hospital. The agreement, which is the result of a strong working relationship and commitment to bargaining in good faith, significantly increases nurse wages, establishes and enforces concrete staffing ratios, preserves excellent existing healthcare and pe...

  • WMCHealth Awards RUPCO $1.3 Million for Home Rehabilitation Project in the City of Kingston

    Posted: 03/08/2023

    KINGSTON, NY –  Building on its successes as a catalyst for economic development throughout the Hudson Valley, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has granted $1.3 million to RUPCO to advance the “Home Regen Project.” Short for regeneration, the project scope includes the rehabilitation of 10 vacant homes in the City of Kingston, which is expected to create homeownership opportunities for low-moderate income first-time homebuyers earning 60 percent - 80 percent of the Area Med...

  • For American Heart Month, HealthAlliance Hospital Celebrates 100+ Lifesaving Procedures Performed at Advanced Service Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

    Posted: 02/21/2023

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (February 21, 2023) — Heart specialists at HealthAlliance Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), have already performed more than 100 lifesaving cardiac procedures in patients with acute heart attacks since HealthAlliance Hospital's launch of advanced service cardiac catheterization laboratory services at the hospital less than two years ago. More than 700 procedures have been performed in the laboratory in total with more than 60 procedures - inc...

  • New York State and WMCHealth Usher in New Era of Healthcare in Ulster County with Opening of Reimagined HealthAlliance Hospital

    Posted: 12/13/2022

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (December 13, 2022) - Today, Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado joined community influencers and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) leadership for a ceremony celebrating the scheduled December 14, 2022, opening of the new HealthAlliance Hospital on Mary's Avenue in Kingston, N.Y. Highlights of the new HealthAlliance Hospital include a new, two-story, 79,000-square-foot building adjoining the hospital's legacy structure, as well as a full renovation of 48,000 square fee...

  • Margaretville Hospital Opioid Overdose Prevention Program Surpasses Significant Milestone; 100 Potentially Fatal Overdoses Reversed in One Year

    Posted: 11/02/2022

    MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. (November 2, 2022) — One hundred potentially fatal opioid overdoses were reversed in the past year because of a Delaware County substance use disorder treatment and education program led by Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). The overdose reversals were possible due to the public availability and usage awareness of Narcan, a medication used in the emergency treatment of an opioid overdose. The Margaretville Hospital addiction...

  • More Precise Diagnoses, Efficient Monitoring and Comfortable Patient Experiences are Hallmarks of Advanced Medical Technologies in the New HealthAlliance Hospital

    Posted: 10/26/2022

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (October 25, 2022) - HealthAlliance Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) a global leader in health technology, held a ceremonial signing today commemorating a partnership that is delivering advanced medical technologies to the new HealthAlliance Hospital and the communities the hospital serves in and around Kingston.   The Philips health technologies at HealthAlliance Hospital will help medical imaging technicia...

  • Keeping Families Together: Margaretville Hospital Leads Effort to Support New and Expecting Parents Challenged with Addiction

    Posted: 09/12/2022

    MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. (September 12, 2022)  - Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is leading a comprehensive program that supports expecting and newborn parents challenged with addiction while helping to prevent substance use disorders among people of childbearing age. Margaretville Hospital directs the Catskills Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Consortium, which features pre-pregnancy education, peer counseling, medication-a...

  • Join Families across the Region September 18 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day

    Posted: 09/01/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 31, 2022) – Families from across the region are expected to attend Maria Fareri Children's Hospital's 18th Annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day September 18 for a day of fun-filled activities to support pediatric care in the Hudson Valley. Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day Supporting Maria Fareri Children's Hospital is September 18 Families are welcome to attend the free event featuring activities including face painting, crafts, carnival games, music, character ap...

  • WMCHealth’s Big 5: Races for Runners of All Levels will Support WMCHealth Hospitals

    Posted: 08/22/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 19, 2022) – Get your heart rate going and support healthcare as you race, jog or walk around and about WMCHealth's Valhalla campus September 18. The Big 5, Westchester Medical Center Health Network's fall active fundraiser supports a range of medical services while supplying the perfect opportunity to get fit and have fun.  The Healing Half Marathon , The Kyle Goldberg 10K , The Evan Lieberman 5K and the Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day will all be held Sunday, Septemb...

  • Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro & WMCHealth Announce Creation of Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 06/28/2022

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (June 28, 2022) — Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced plans to create a Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at MidHudson Regional Hospital, leveraging private and public resources to establish a holistic approach to providing in-patient mental health services in Dutchess County. County Executive Molinaro previously announced that Dutchess County will provide $3 million in funding for the project, an ...