Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley
Presented by Westchester Medical Center
  • New Lease on Life

    In December 2017, Abigail Dopico suffered a brain injury so severe, it was uncertain if she would live. …

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  • Look Out, World!

    A Hopewell Junction girl who suffered traumatic brain injuries is thriving, thanks to expert care at WMCHealth and …

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  • A Heavenly Match

    A Kingston woman receives the ultimate gift of friendship from a fellow church member — and expert care and support from WMCHealth.

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  • The Path to Healing

    After suffering a severe leg injury, a Claverack man comes to appreciate the outstanding level of care available …

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Anna Riley Is Our Little Diva

By August 20, 2019 Features

A mother and a NICU nurse each shares her account of how an infant with a rare skin condition received unique and life-saving care at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.

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This Milton Man Survived Gangrene — Without Surgery

By July 10, 2019 Features

When gangrene threatened his foot, state-of-the-art wound-healing techniques saved Pat Bishop.

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WMC’s New Ambulatory Care Pavilion Is a Healing Environment, Close to Home

By July 9, 2019 Uncategorized

The new Ambulatory Care Pavilion at Westchester Medical Center offers an enhanced environment of care for the patients and visitors of WMCHealth.

By Lisa Cesarano
As seen in the July/August issue of Advancing Care

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This Altruistic Kidney Transplant Is the Ultimate Gift of Friendship

By July 9, 2019 Features

A Kingston woman finds a heavenly match in her fellow church goer.

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An Outstanding Level of Care Put This Claverack Man on the Path to Healing

By July 9, 2019 Features

After suffering a severe leg injury, a Claverack man comes to appreciate the outstanding level of care available at HealthAlliance Hospitals.

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Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Devises New Treatment Guidelines for Pediatric Dog-Bite Victims

By July 9, 2019 Health News

As seen in the July/August issue of Advancing Care

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) in Valhalla and the only all-specialty pediatric facility in the Hudson Valley, recently devised a series of guidelines to treat children who are the victims of dog bites.

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WMCHealth’s Spring Events Raise Funds and Spirits

By July 9, 2019 Uncategorized

As seen in the July/August issue of Advancing Care

The 40th Annual Westchester Medical Center Gala

Held at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, the 40th Annual Westchester Medical Center Gala celebrated the 15th birthday of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, the only all-specialty children’s hospital in the Hudson Valley.

Pictured above: (from left) Michael Gewitz, MD, William Russell McCurdy Physician-in-Chief, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital; Michael Israel, President and CEO, WMCHealth; Mitchell Hochberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Westchester County Healthcare Corporation; and twins Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho with their parents, Laurilin and Abel.

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Events Around the Hudson Valley – July, August

By July 9, 2019 Events

HealthAlliance Foundation Golf Classic – August 7

This 18-hole, four-person scramble at Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland includes a continental breakfast prior to tee-off, lunch and beverages on the course, a late-afternoon barbecue buffet, and contests and prizes.

Proceeds benefit HealthAlliance Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). For details, go to FoundationUpdate.org/events/healthalliance-golf-classic/.

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Volunteer to Support Sexual Assault Survivors With This Westchester Medical Center Program

By July 9, 2019 Health News

As seen in the July/August issue of Advancing Care.

Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is seeking volunteers to play a vital, supportive role in its SAAVE (Sexual Assault, Abuse and Victims Empowerment) program.

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New Telemedicine Program Links Newborns in Kingston to Top Neonatologists in Valhalla

By July 9, 2019 Health News

As seen in the July/August issue of Advancing Care

Through video telemedicine, a neonatologist at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital can be virtually present, on request, at the bedside to assess the newborn and work closely with the HealthAlliance care team on-site.

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