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Team WMCHealth Runs New York City Marathon

By August 21, 2018 Events, Health News

Ten Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees will “go the distance” by running in the annual TCS New York City Marathon on November 4 to support patients cared for at the network’s 10 hospitals. First place or last, running a marathon is about going the distance, even when your body is telling you to quit.  Read More

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WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute Welcomes New Cardiologists to Kingston

By August 21, 2018 Health News

The WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute recently opened an office for patients at network affiliate HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus. As part of the expansion, WMCHealth welcomed two longtime Kingston cardiologists to the Institute’s team: Ellis W. Lader, MD, and Aneta D. Dimova, MD. Read More

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St. Anthony Community Hospital’s Cardiac Services Earn Accreditation

By August 21, 2018 Health News

Diagnostic cardiac services at St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), have been granted accreditation for three years by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in a key area of echocardiography, one of the most widely used diagnostic tools in cardiology. IAC accreditation is a seal of approval that indicates consistent quality care, state-of-the-art equipment and a dedication to continuous improvement. Read More

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WMC’s Annual Gala Raises Funds and Honors ShopRite Supermarkets

By August 21, 2018 Health News

Held at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, the 39th Annual Westchester Medical Center Gala featured performances by Broadway performers and benefited Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and the Behavioral Health Center, all members of WMCHealth, located on its flagship campus in Valhalla. Read More

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Good Samaritan Hospital Opens Obstetrics Emergency Department

By August 21, 2018 Health News

Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has opened a dedicated Obstetrics Emergency Department that offers high-quality, specialized labor and delivery care around the clock to expectant mothers and families. Read More

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Maria’s Garden Offers Respite at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

By August 21, 2018 Health News

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), hosted a dedication ceremony for Maria’s Garden, a landscaped area of respite for patients and families. Read More

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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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