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“Blue Santa” Spreads Holiday Cheer at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

By February 6, 2019 Health News

As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care 

A convoy of emergency service vehicles surrounded Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), in Valhalla and flashed waves of lights as support for children battling serious medical conditions this past holiday season. Children, their families and staff waved back with lights of their own, creating a spectacular light show during a special holiday edition of ”Good Night Lights“ at the hospital. Read More

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HealthAlliance Hospital Expansion and Renovation Gets Approval

By February 6, 2019 Health News

As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care 

The Kingston Planning Board gave unanimous final approval to plans presented by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), to build a new $92 million HealthAlliance Hospital on the Mary’s Avenue campus. Read More

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WMCHealth Launches VICTR Taskforce to Help Abuse and Trauma Victims

By February 6, 2019 Health News

As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care 

Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) launched the Victim Informed Care & Trauma Recovery (VICTR) Taskforce in late 2018 to help serve the needs of abuse victims and those impacted by trauma in Westchester County. The Taskforce will bring together community partners to ensure a compassionate and streamlined approach to response and recovery for all victims. Read More

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Ringing in a New Beginning After Radiation Treatments at Good Samaritan Hospital

By February 6, 2019 Health News

As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care 

After receiving a final radiation treatment at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) in Suffern, cancer patients can now mark the milestone by tugging a rope to ring the “New Beginning Bell” in the Radiation Oncology Unit. The bell begins a celebration marking the completion of a patient’s treatments. Read More

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This WMC Program Provides Services to Empower Survivors of Sexual Assault

By February 6, 2019 Features

The Sexual Assault Abuse and Victims Empowerment (SAAVE) program at Westchester Medical Center meets needs and supports healing.

By Melissa F. Pheterson
As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care 
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HealthAlliance’s Ambitious Expansion Project Makes Notable Progress

By February 6, 2019 Features

The Healthy Neighborhood Initiative, the largest-ever healthcare construction project in Ulster County, achieves key milestones.

By Lisa Cesarano
As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care  Read More

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Events Around the Hudson Valley – March, April

By February 6, 2019 Events

As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care 

MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Girls’ Night Out

MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is having its annual Girls’ Night Out at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel this year. Raising funds for the WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute, Girls’ Night Out includes dinner, raffles, a comedian, an eclectic shopping suite and mini-makeovers. A physician from MidHudson Regional Hospital also will give valuable heart-health advice. To learn more, visit MidHudsonRegional.org/gno. Read More

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Watch: Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Debuts Music Video

By February 6, 2019 Health News

Pediatric patients, parents and staff at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla recently were featured in a new Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) music video, showcasing the important and life-saving work, as well as the compassionate care of patients, that takes place at the region’s advanced care pediatric hospital. Read More

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MidHudson Regional Hospital Receives Top Honor at Dutchess Business Awards

By February 6, 2019 Health News

As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care 

MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), in Poughkeepsie, recently accepted the Grand Award, Business of the Year, at the 20th Annual Think Dutchess Business Excellence Awards reception. Read More

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St. Josephs Place Recognized as One of Nation’s Top Nursing Homes

By February 6, 2019 Health News

As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care 

St. Josephs Place, located in Port Jervis and operated by Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently received U.S. News & World Report’s “high performance overall and high performance for short-term rehabilitation” designations. Read More

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