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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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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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HealthAlliance and Margaretville Hospitals Earn Top Safety Certification

By April 18, 2019 Health News

As seen in the May/June 2019 issue of Advancing Care

The two HealthAlliance hospitals in Kingston and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville — all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) — recently earned a certification for meeting or exceeding globally established standards for safe, reliable, high-quality healthcare that satisfies patient needs and reduces healthcare costs. Read More

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Bon Secours Community Hospital Honored for Healthier Community Project

By April 18, 2019 Health News

As seen in the May/June 2019 issue of Advancing Care 

Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), received the Quality of Life Award at the Orange County Partnership Annual Dinner. The Port Jervis-based hospital was honored for its $40 million “Investing in a Healthier Community” project, which is expected to usher in a new era of healthcare in the city and surrounding tristate area. Read More

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Local Youth Hockey Players Help Unveil ‘Westchester Warriors Way’

By April 18, 2019 Health News

As seen in the May/June 2019 issue of Advancing Care

Youth hockey players joined Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital to unveil “Westchester Warriors Way,” the new entrance to the hospital’s Center for Pediatric Oncology and Cellular Therapy. Read More

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Good Samaritan Earns Top Rating from Healthgrades

By April 18, 2019 Health News

As seen in the May/June 2019 issue of Advancing Care 

Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Health Network (WMCHealth), recently became one of only two hospitals in Orange and Rockland Counties to receive the 2018 and 2019 Five-Star rating for Coronary Intervention, along with the Coronary Intervention Excellence Award from Healthgrades. Read More

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WMCHealth Hospitals Earn Safe Infant Sleep Award

By April 18, 2019 Health News

As seen in the May/June 2019 issue of Advancing Care 

Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston – all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) – were recently recognized with the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) Safe Sleep Project’s Quality Improvement Award. The award recognizes awareness and parent education efforts to improve safe sleep practices and reduce sleep-related infant deaths. Read More

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WMCHealth Announces Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness

By April 18, 2019 Health News

As seen in the May/June 2019 issue of Advancing Care 

Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently launched the Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness, a comprehensive service devoted to providing women living in and around the Hudson Valley with high-quality, comprehensive, multidisciplinary care as close to their homes as possible.  Read More

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Girls’ Night Out Events Celebrate Female Heart and Vascular Patients

By April 18, 2019 Health News

As seen in the May/June 2019 issue of Advancing Care 

During two recent Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) Girls’ Night Out fundraisers – one in Westchester and one in Dutchess County – hundreds of women gathered for an evening of friends and fun to benefit the WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute.  Read More

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