Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley
Presented by Westchester Medical Center

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments for Gastroesophageal Reflux

By August 29, 2020 Features

What you need to know about GERD, heartburn, and acid reflux.

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Embolization May Be the Key to Treating 2 Major Health Issues

By August 29, 2020 Features

This noninvasive procedure can address several life-disruptive conditions in women and men.

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After Collapsing, This Man Woke up a Month Later With a New Heart

By August 28, 2020 Features

A seemingly healthy 40-year-old man suffered a massive heart attack, which rendered him unconscious.

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A Kindergartner With Aplastic Anemia Is Saved By Her Younger Sister

By August 28, 2020 Features

As her daughter fought for survival, one mother faced a life-altering choice that was also her family’s best chance.

By Melissa Pheterson
As seen in the September 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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How to Recognize and Treat PTSD

By August 28, 2020 Just the Facts

As seen in the September 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, affects 10 percent of women and 4 percent of men.
The COVID-19 pandemic, notes Stephen Ferrando, MD, Director of Psychiatry at Westchester Medical Center, has been traumatic for many across the New York area and beyond.

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What To Do If You’re in an Abusive Relationship

By August 28, 2020 Just the Facts

As seen in the September 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

Westchester Medical Center’s Sexual Assault, Abuse and Victims Empowerment (SAAVE) Program is always here for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and misconduct, says Licia Sandberg, the program’s Senior Director.

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WMCHealth Physicians: Advanced ENT Services Offers Comprehensive Care Across the Region

By August 26, 2020 Health News

WMCHealth recently incorporated ENT Faculty Practice into WMCHealth Physicians; it is now known as Advanced ENT Services.

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Expansion and Enhancement Projects Progress in Port Jervis and Kingston

By August 26, 2020 Health News

As seen in the September 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

In Port Jervis, at Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, progress on Phase 1 of the Medical Village project is well underway and, at press time, the new, expanded Emergency Department, Laboratory and Bariatric Unit were scheduled to open soon.

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World-Class Pediatric Care Services Now Offered at MidHudson Regional Hospital

By August 26, 2020 Health News

As seen in the September 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

WMCHealth is opening on-site dedicated pediatric services at MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, under the auspices of the Network’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. 

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St. Anthony Community Hospital Offers 3D Mammograms

By August 26, 2020 Health News

As seen in the September 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

Warwick-based St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, now offers 3D mammography exams. These exams use advanced breast tomosynthesis technology that can significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, while decreasing the likelihood that a woman will be asked to return for additional follow-up tests, according to the American Cancer Society.

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