Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

Nine WMCHealth Runners Go the Distance at a NYC Marathon

By December 27, 2018 Health News

A special and athletic group of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees ran on behalf of their patients and co-workers at the TCS New York City Marathon on November 4. Read More

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A Night Out to Support the Center for Breast Health

By December 27, 2018 Health News

Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently held its annual Girls’ Night Out event, raising approximately $47,000 to support its nationally recognized Center for Breast Health.  Read More

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Vampire Ball Features Spooky Fun to Support HealthAlliance

By December 27, 2018 Health News

Attendees enjoyed a frightfully good time at HealthAlliance’s 6th Annual Vampire Ball Halloween Extravaganza, held at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory. The event included dinner, dancing, live entertainment, a costume contest and silent auction. Read More

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WMCHealth Marks Cardiac Care Milestone

By December 27, 2018 Health News

The WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently achieved a milestone of more than 500 transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures performed. Read More

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What injuries are most commonly associated with skiing? Will a helmet help prevent injuries when I sled or ski?

By December 27, 2018 Just the Facts

According to Paul Llobet, MD, Chief Medical Officer of HealthAlliance Hospitals, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), unpredictable terrain and changing weather heighten the risk of injuries on the slopes. Read More

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What is snow blindness – and is it serious?

By December 27, 2018 Just the Facts

“Snow blindness, also known as photokeratitis, is a painful condition of the cornea that’s similar to a sunburn,” says Adam Jacobson, MD, Chief Resident in the Department of Ophthalmology at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Read More

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Attentive Action at MidHudson Regional Hospital Saves a Life

By December 27, 2018 Features

Timothy Watson always trusted the care he received at MidHudson Regional Hospital. One day, that care displayed extra heart.

By Melissa F. Pheterson

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Fellow Cyclists and First-Rate Clinical Care Saved This Man’s Life During a Ride

By December 27, 2018 Features

The medical knowledge of his fellow cyclists, paired with top-tier care at HealthAlliance Hospital, helped save Oscar Hernandez’s life.

By Melissa F. Pheterson

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Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Offers a Lifetime of Cardiac Care

By December 27, 2018 Features

A patient-focused program at the hospital maintains care as kids with heart disease grow up.

By Debra Bresnan

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Heart Surgery at Age 96? No Problem!

By December 27, 2018 Features

Rockland County resident Oscar White and a state-of-the-art cardiac procedure prove age is just a number.

By Lisa Cesarano

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