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WMCHealth Commemorates ‘Donate Life Month’

By June 22, 2018 Health News

Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), home to the Hudson Valley’s only transplant center, observed national “Donate Life Month” in April by welcoming back former patients and families who have given or received the gift of organ donation.

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New Technology Supports Pre-Hospital Care for Seriously Ill and Injured Patients

By June 22, 2018 Health News

Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has launched a new technology at its hospitals to provide the highest level of pre-hospital care and preparation for Hudson Valley patients. Read More

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Teens Living “Vape-Free” Lives Partner With Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

By June 22, 2018 Health News

With a symbolic walk through a pair of giant lungs, teenagers from the Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth partnered with Westchester County and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), to raise awareness about the dangers of vaping, or using electronic cigarettes to inhale an aerosol. Read More

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New Cystic-Fibrosis Screening Test Helps Families Take Action

By June 22, 2018 Health News

Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is the only hospital in the New York-metropolitan area to provide the fastest and most precise genetic testing available for cystic fibrosis, a chronic and often fatal disease that affects the respiratory and digestive systems of children and young adults. Read More

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MidHudson Regional Hospital Addresses Opioid Epidemic, Renames Treatment Program

By June 22, 2018 Health News

MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), hosted a conference to address the epidemic of opioid addiction in Dutchess County and the Hudson Valley. Read More

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Innovative Cancer-Treatment Technology Receives Award-Winning Name

By June 22, 2018 Health News

Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has announced the winners of its “Name the Linear Accelerator Contest” from over 300 entries among high school students in Rockland County. Read More

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MidHudson Regional Hospital Completes Inpatient-Floor Renovation

By April 11, 2018 Health News

MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently completed a major $8 million renovation of patient rooms on the medical-surgical inpatient floor of its Cooke Building.  Read More

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WMCHealth’s Girls’ Night Out Honors Heart Survivors, Promotes Women’s Heart Health

By April 11, 2018 Health News

In February, heart disease survivors, supporters and care providers joined in full revelry at Girls’ Night Out in Tarrytown, to raise awareness of and support for heart health. The evening paid tribute to heart disease survivors and their supporters through their touching stories, with hospital team members joining their patients onstage to celebrate their recovery. By the end of the evening, this heartwarming event raised $80,000 for the WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute. Read More

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3D Imaging Debuts at Good Samaritan Hospital

By April 11, 2018 Health News

Image-guided therapy took a major leap forward in the Hudson Valley with the launch of a new 3D imaging platform at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the only hospital in the region with this game-changing equipment. Read More

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Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Awarded Reverification of Top Level trauma Status

By April 11, 2018 Health News

Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital recently received reverification of the hospitals’ Level I trauma statuses — the highest level awarded by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons — for both its adult and pediatric trauma centers. Read More

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