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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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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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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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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 Hospitals Welcome 18 New Year’s Babies

By February 6, 2019 Health News

As seen in the March/April issue of Advancing Care 

Four hospital birthing centers in the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) welcomed their own Babies New Year, as 18 newborns entered the world on New Year’s Day. 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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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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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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Wines of the World Benefit Supports Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

By December 27, 2018 Health News

Hundreds of supporters gathered at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase for the annual Wines of the World event benefiting Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Read More

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Remodeled Sleep Center Guides Patients to Restful, Healthy Slumber

By December 27, 2018 Health News

For area residents who struggle with insomnia and other sleep disorders, the newly remodeled Sleep Center at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), can provide expert, personalized solutions for a healthy night’s sleep. Read More

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