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HealthAlliance Receives Key State Approval for $92 Million Hospital Transformation

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has received contingency approval from the New York State Department of Health for a transformative $92 million expansion and enhancement of HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus, HealthAlliance and WMCHealth announced today. The reimagined HealthAlliance Hospital will have a new, four-story tower and 437,000 square feet of space -- 100,000 square feet more than the hospital’s current conf...

Thu, Mar 8, 2018

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

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 ...

Tue, Dec 19, 2017

HealthAlliance Back in Empire BlueCross BlueShield Network

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...

Fri, Sep 1, 2017

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

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 ...

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Advanced Physician Services Opens Surgical Services Practice in Lake Katrine

Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s (WMCHealth) Advanced Physician Services (APS) celebrated the opening of a new medical practice in Lake Katrine Thursday that will make comprehensive surgical services easily accessible to patients in the mid-Hudson Valley. More than three dozen medical and business leaders attended t he ribbon-cutting ceremony for the practice, WMCHealth Physicians, which specializes in surgical services including general, vascular, thoracic, neurological and breast surgery, a...

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

HealthAlliance and WMCHealth Partner for the Betterment of Hudson Valley Healthcare

CONTACTS:  Andy LaGuardia, WMCHealth (914) 493-6532 andrew.laguardia@wmchealth.org   Lynn Nichols, HealthAlliance (845) 334-3116 lynn.nichols@hahv.org   HealthAlliance and WMCHealth Partner for the Betterment of Hudson Valley Healthcare HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Becomes the Latest Member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network KINGSTON, N.Y. (March 30, 2016) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley (HealthAllian...

Wed, Mar 30, 2016

State endorses HealthAlliance plans; awards $88.8 million toward capital projects

KINGSTON, N.Y., March 4, 2016 — HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley has received state support to transform its Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston into a single, state-of-the art hospital and to redevelop its Broadway Campus into a “medical village.” Albany Friday awarded $88,756,441, the second highest single award in the state, to HealthAlliance through a competitive process to help pay for the projects. Expected next steps include Kingston Planning Board approval of HealthAlliance’s architectural and c...

Fri, Mar 4, 2016

Westchester Medical Center and HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Announce Exploration of Affiliation

WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2015 – Westchester Medical Center (WMC) and HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley (HAHV) today announced that they have entered into exclusive discussions regarding an affiliation that would result in Westchester Medical Center becoming the sole corporate member of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley. “We are very pleased to have signed this letter of intent, formalizing our discussions,” said Kevin Ryan, Chair of the HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Board of Directors. “We l...

Mon, Jan 5, 2015

HealthAlliance Launches Online Patient Portal

Kingston, N.Y. – November 4, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce the launch of their Patient Portal, a website providing patients with secure online access to a summary of their personal hospital health record. The HealthAlliance Patient Portal is a password-protected website where our patients can view their personal health information such as medical history, lab and radiology results, medications, allergies and more. This free service is available to all patients who vis...

Tue, Nov 4, 2014

HealthAlliance Announces Partnership with Live Well Kingston

Kingston, N.Y. – June 10, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley ® is proud to announce their partnership with Live Well Kingston, a city-endorsed coalition coordinated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County focused on improving, promoting and supporting healthier lifestyle choices in Kingston. The coalition is building a better Kingston to walk, bike, eat and play. HealthAlliance is a founding partner of the coalition, providing sponsorship to support Live Well Kingston in its developmen...

Tue, Jun 10, 2014

HealthAlliance Takes Strides to Engage Community

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley touches the community by bringing health and wellness closer to you. In an effort to be transparent, HealthAlliance has developed the Community Health Page to share information on how HealthAlliance is providing care and the ways in which the organization impacts the community. View the Community Health Page and learn more about it here...

Thu, Apr 3, 2014

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Implements New "Autism-Friendly" Program at Broadway Campus Emergency Department

KINGSTON, N.Y. , Jan. 2, 2014 -- HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley's Broadway Campus Emergency Department is launching a dynamic new program to provide an "autism-friendly" experience for patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With autism affecting 1 in 88 children, according to Autism Speaks®, the commitment to addressing the specialized needs of Emergency Department patients with ASD is timely. Patients with autism react and communicate differently, requiring a special approach to creating a ...

Thu, Jan 2, 2014

HealthAlliance gets $6.5 million state grant

“Five years in health care is a whole other world,” said David Scarpino, three months in the job as president and chief executive officer at HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, the Kingston-based healthcare provider. “It’s no longer about bricks and mortar.”  

Fri, Nov 22, 2013

HealthAlliance Receives NYS Department of Health Support for Enhanced Regional Planning Approach

  HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley has been awarded a NYS DOH grant for $6.5 million. With this grant HAHV will be able to shift focus to the community, improving population health management, patient experiences and lowering costs. HealthAlliance held a press conference on November 20, 2013 to discuss the plans for, and details of the grant as well as what this means for the community.

Wed, Nov 20, 2013

Progress Toward Single-Campus Plans

On Feb. 7, HealthAlliance announced that it had reached an agreement with the Benedictine Sisters for use of the Mary's Ave. Campus, was partnering with design-build firm HBE Corporation, and was seeking funding from a variety of sources in both the private and public sectors.

Thu, Feb 7, 2013

HealthAlliance CEO David Lundquist Meets with Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo

Kingston, N.Y. – July 27, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley CEO David Lundquist recently met with City of Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo Friday at City Hall to review the latest preliminary plans for a single, full-service, nonsectarian community hospital located at Mary’s Avenue. Mutual concerns were discussed, with an ongoing commitment from each to work together to preserve and enhance the quality of services to the community. Lundquist said he looks forward to the organization’s continued coll...

Mon, Jul 30, 2012

Board of Directors Letter to the Editor

On July 30, the Board of Directors of HealthAlliance  had a letter to the editor published  in the  Daily Freeman  newspaper.

Mon, Jul 30, 2012

HealthAlliance Presents Single-Campus Solution to NYS Officials

Kingston, N.Y. – July 9, 2012 –HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® presented a preliminary recommendation to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the Office of Mental Health (OMH) today to use the Benedictine Hospital facility on Mary’s Avenue as a single, full-service, nonsectarian community hospital in Kingston, without limitations on reproductive services. HealthAlliance will be engaging in an ongoing dialogue with DOH and OMH on several important issues, including patient service conti...

Mon, Jul 9, 2012

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Exploring Campus Changes in Kingston to Improve Efficiency

Kingston, N.Y. – May 4, 2012 – In the face of ongoing financial challenges, HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is evaluating options necessary to reduce expenses and improve efficiency, including actively pursuing a single campus alternative in Kingston. The proposed changes will not affect the high quality of care offered to patients. HealthAlliance has worked diligently to achieve financial stability while improving the depth and breadth of services offered to our community since the Berger Commissi...

Wed, May 16, 2012