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HealthAlliance maternity department earns state’s highest obstetrical-delivery health award

KINGSTON, Nov. 19, 2014 — The maternity department of HealthAlliance Hospital’s Broadway campus earned the state’s highest mother and newborn health award for delivering every infant at full term for an entire year, unless an earlier delivery was medically necessary. The Quality Improvement Award — part of the state health department’s Perinatal Quality Collaborative Obstetrical […]

HealthAlliance Receives Award of Distinction for Newsletter in 2014 Communicator Awards

Kingston, N.Y. – Nov. 18, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley has won an “Award of Distinction” in the 2014 Communicator Awards by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts for their newsletter, HealthAlliance & You. HealthAlliance, in partnership with Krames StayWell, won the award in the print medical newsletter category. HealthAlliance & You […]

HealthAlliance Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition for Third Consecutive Year

Kingston, N.Y. – Nov. 14, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is proud to announce the HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Ave. Campus has been recognized for a third consecutive year as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission. HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus was recognized as part of The Joint […]

HealthAlliance conference focuses on integrating addictions, mental health

KINGSTON, Nov. 12, 2014 — In a daylong conference, HealthAlliance practitioners and partners explored emerging promising practices for integrating the delivery, management and organization of services for the treatment, care and rehabilitation of people with substance-abuse and mental-health disorders. The 20th annual “Addictions Medicine & Recovery Conference,” at the HealthAlliance Mary’s Avenue Campus Auditorium Nov. […]

HealthAlliance Launches Online Patient Portal

Kingston, N.Y. – November 4, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce the launch of their Patient Portal, a website providing patients with secure online access to a summary of their personal hospital health record. The HealthAlliance Patient Portal is a password-protected website where our patients can view their personal health […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center named leader in LGBT healthcare equality

MARGARETVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 — For the second straight year, Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville was named a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. Mountainside — a Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing home providing comprehensive skilled nursing 24 hours […]

HealthAlliance CEO to address healthcare changes

KINGSTON — HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Chief Executive Officer David Scarpino will speak at a YMCA public seminar 9:30 a.m. Oct. 15 about healthcare changes and how HealthAlliance is preparing for the future. The free hourlong talk will be held in the gymnasium of the YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County, 507 Broadway in […]

Community Needs Assessment Survey Available to Hudson Valley Residents

Kingston, N.Y. – September 22, 2014 – Residents of New York’s Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Sullivan, Ulster and Dutchess counties are invited to take a short survey about their health and the services they use. The goal of the survey is to learn more about the health care needs of the community to identify and […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Top-Ranked in State

MARGARETVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2014 — Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville has received a five-star quality rating — the best possible — from Medicare for the sixth straight time. Only a fifth of the more than 15,000 nursing homes nationwide have a five-star Medicare rating. Mountainside’s rating came after inspectors from the New York […]

Golf Classic Raises Over $53,000 for HealthAlliance Hospital

Highland, NY – August 11, 2014 – On August 6, 175 people assembled at Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland for the 14th Annual HealthAlliance Foundation and Capital District Physician’s Health Plan (CDPHP) Golf Classic. The tournament, held each year to support the healthcare programs and services of HealthAlliance Hospitals, raised over $53,000. Forty-one teams […]

No reason for chikungunya virus alarm in Ulster County, HealthAlliance specialist says

Kingston, N.Y. – August 5, 2014 – Residents should not be alarmed by a state report of an Ulster County case of the painful, mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, a HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® infectious-disease specialist said. “The case wasn’t transmitted here. The patient was in the Caribbean,” said Dr. Marc A. Tack, director of the […]

HealthAlliance Foundation Holds 14th Annual Golf Classic

Highland, N.Y. – July 11, 2014 – In less than a month, golfers from all over the county will come together at Apple Greens Golf Course for the 14th Annual HealthAlliance Foundation and Capital District Physician’s Health Plan (CDPHP) Golf Classic. Held on August 6, this 18-hole tournament is one of the HealthAlliance Foundation’s primary […]

HealthAlliance Wins National Advertising Award for Branding Advertisement

Kingston, N.Y. – July 8, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® has earned a 2014 Bronze Aster Award for the Dr. Corsones branding advertisement. The Aster Awards recognized outstanding healthcare marketing professionals for excellence in their advertising and marketing efforts in 2013. This is the third year in a row the HealthAlliance marketing department […]

HealthAlliance’s Center for Vascular Excellence the Only Provider in New York State with Peripheral Vascular Disease Certification from The Joint Commission

Kingston, N.Y. – July 1, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Center for Vascular Excellence has received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for peripheral vascular disease – the only provider in New York to earn this accreditation. The certification recognizes the Center’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s […]

HealthAlliance’s Center for Orthopedic Specialties Awarded Certification from The Joint Commission

Kingston, N.Y. – June 27, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Center for Orthopedic Specialties has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its hip and knee joint replacement programs by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification award recognizes the […]

Kingston Auxiliary Pledges $25,000 to HealthAlliance Foundation and Hospitals

Kingston, NY – June 24, 2014 – The Kingston Auxiliary of HealthAlliance Hospital and the HealthAlliance Foundation share a common goal: to support healthcare in Ulster County. On June 18th these organizations took a step toward achieving this goal at the Auxiliary’s annual spring luncheon. Auxiliary President Darlene Bover presented the HealthAlliance Foundation with a […]

HealthAlliance Foundation Contributes $365,000 to Community Health Initiatives

Kingston, NY – June 12, 2014 – Nursing education. State-of-the-art equipment. Wellness programs. Building upgrades. These are just a few of the initiatives funded by the HealthAlliance Foundation in 2014. So far this year, the Foundation has contributed $365,000 to improve healthcare and patient satisfaction at HealthAlliance Hospitals: Broadway and Mary’s Avenue Campuses, Woodland Pond […]

HealthAlliance Announces Partnership with Live Well Kingston

Kingston, N.Y. – June 10, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is proud to announce their partnership with Live Well Kingston, a city-endorsed coalition coordinated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County focused on improving, promoting and supporting healthier lifestyle choices in Kingston. The coalition is building a better Kingston to walk, bike, eat […]

Cheryl McKeever Joins HealthAlliance Foundation

Kingston, NY – May 15, 2014 – The HealthAlliance Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Cheryl McKeever to its staff. McKeever assumes the role of director of foundation relations and will be coordinating the many special events that comprise the Foundation’s main fundraising efforts on behalf of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®. “As […]

Benedictine Health Foundation Receives $20,000 Gift from Cross River Anesthesiologist Services, PC

Kingston, N.Y. – May 8, 2014 –The Benedictine Health Foundation is pleased to announce that Cross River Anesthesiologist Services, PC, contributed $20,000 to help acquire intubation equipment for the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on the Broadway Campus of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®. “The Benedictine Health Foundation is pleased to partner with Cross River Anesthesiologist […]

HealthAlliance Foundation Announces Tulip Ball Success

Kingston, N.Y. – May 5, 2014 – The HealthAlliance Foundation is pleased to announce the success of the 25th Annual Tulip Ball. With 430 people in attendance, the event raised $185,000 for HealthAlliance Hospitals’ patient care services and programs. “The HealthAlliance Foundation would like to thank all sponsors and individuals for attending this annual fundraising […]

Benedictine Health Foundation Supports Advanced Medical Technology at HealthAlliance

Kingston, N.Y. – May 2, 2014 – The Benedictine Health Foundation Board of Directors recently approved a gift of $29,000 to HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® for the purchase of 12 Wireless on Wheels (WOWS) laptop carts that offer secure, wireless technology, and are compatible with the hospitals’ new Electronic Medical Records (EMR) technology, Paragon. […]

Benedictine Health Foundation receives $10,000 Grant from Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation

Kingston, N.Y. – April 28, 2014 –The Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 grant to the Benedictine Health Foundation, Inc. in support of a new Comfort Room for inpatient Mental Health Services on the Mary’s Avenue Campus of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®. A comfort room is a private, tranquil area designed to […]

HealthAlliance’s Diabetes Education Center Re-Awarded American Diabetes Association Recognition

Kingston, N.Y. – April 25, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Diabetes Education Center received the American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for their quality diabetes self-management education program. The ADA Education Recognition Certificate ensures that educational programs have a staff of knowledgeable health professionals who provide participants with comprehensive information about diabetes management, […]

HealthAlliance Announces Addition of New Occupational Therapist

Kingston, N.Y. – April 23, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is proud to announce that occupational therapist, Marc Bartholdi, OTR/L, CHT has joined the outpatient physical and occupational therapy department. “We are very excited to have Marc on board with us,” said Kevin Rudolph, PT, FAAOMPT, manager of the outpatient physical and occupational […]

One of the Nation’s First “Autism-Friendly” Emergency Departments Provides Customized, Compassionate Care

Kingston, N.Y., April 10, 2014 – Emergency Medical Associates (EMA), Parsippany, N.J., recently partnered with HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Broadway Campus to develop a program to provide an “autism-friendly” experience in the emergency department (ED). “Patients with autism react and communicate differently, requiring a specialized approach to create a safe and supportive environment – […]

HealthAlliance Takes Strides to Engage the Community

Kingston, N.Y. – April 3, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is proud to announce the launch of the Community Health Page, a new section of the website offering information on how HealthAlliance is providing care and the ways in which the organization impacts the community. The Community Health Page includes details on the […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Announces 2014 Board of Directors and Members

Kingston, N.Y. – March 21, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce its slate of officers for the 2014-2015 Board of Directors: Chairperson Kevin Ryan; Vice Chairperson, Thomas Collins; Treasurer, Cynthia Lowe, CPA; Secretary, Nancy S. Davenport, Esq. New board leadership appointments went into effect on March 11, 2014. David Scarpino, […]

Five HealthAlliance Nurses Honored for Excellence in Nursing

Kingston, N.Y. – March 12, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® nominated five nurses to be honored for “Excellence in Nursing” by Hudson Valley Magazine: Sue Kehoe, Karen Ashe, Eric York, Margaret Marz and Evelyn Borchert. Hudson Valley Magazine recognizes all nominated nurses at an awards reception and pays tribute to the area’s top […]

HealthAlliance Foundation and HealthAlliance Hospital Auxiliary Provides RN.com Access to All Nurses

Kingston, N.Y. – March 6, 2014 – The HealthAlliance Foundation in conjunction with HealthAlliance Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to offer access to RN.com to all HealthAlliance Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses. RN.com is the industry’s leading nursing resource provider and helps advance the nursing profession with high-quality continuing education services. The website provides a […]

HealthAlliance’s Mary’s Avenue Campus Awarded Reaccreditation from the Joint Commission

Kingston, N.Y. – March 3, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Mary’s Avenue Campus has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes Mary’s Avenue Campus dedication to continued […]

HealthAlliance’s Mountainside Residential Care Center and Woodland Pond at New Paltz receive Five-Star Ratings in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes 2014” Issue

Kingston, N.Y. – February 26, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that both Mountainside Residential Care Center and Woodland Pond at New Paltz received a five-star rating in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Nursing Homes issue. Mountainside is receiving a five-star rating for the fourth year in a […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Earns Top Quintile Ranking

Margaretville, N.Y. – February 18, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s® Mountainside Residential Care Center was ranked in the top quintile of the New York State Nursing Home Quality Pool (NHQP) for 2013. The NHQP is a $50 million pool, funded by contributions from eligible nursing homes. The funds are redistributed to the nursing […]

HealthAlliance Foundation Announces Available Scholarships for 2014

Kingston, N.Y. – February 14, 2014 – The HealthAlliance Foundation is pleased to offer three scholarships to eligible high school seniors pursuing a degree in the health care field. The HealthAlliance Foundation Healthcare Scholarship provides $1,000 each year for a two or four year degree  Jane and David Lundquist Scholarship awards a one-time gift of […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Announces New Mobile Website

Kingston, N.Y. – February 7, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce the launch of their mobile website. The new site provides easy and comprehensive access to HealthAlliance information and key features from a smartphone or tablet. Furthermore, for those whose primary language is not English, the site also offers a […]

HealthAlliance Foundation Collaborates on Michael B. Finnegan Golf Classic

Kingston, N.Y. – February 6, 2014 – The HealthAlliance Foundation is proud to announce their collaboration on the Michael B. Finnegan Golf Classic (MBFGC). This year’s 33rd annual golf tournament will take place on June 13, 2014 at the Wiltwyck Golf Club in Kingston, New York. In the past, funds raised at the tournament were […]

Steffen Kraehmer Receives International Certified Fund Raising Executive Recertification

Kingston, N.Y. – February 6, 2014 – HealthAlliance Foundation is proud to announce that Executive Director Steffen Kraehmer has recently received his International Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) recertification. Mr. Kraehmer, who has worked as the Executive Director at the Foundation for 14 years, was initially awarded certification on June 1, 2004 and has continued […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Launches “HealthAlliance and You” Weekly Television Segment

Kingston, N.Y. – February 3, 2013 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is proud to announce their new weekly television segment airing throughout 2014 called “HealthAlliance & You.” The show will cover timely health and wellness issues of value to the community. The first episode will air February 5, 2014 with Doctors Paul and Holly […]

HealthAlliance Foundation Announces Board of Directors Officers and New Members for 2014

Kingston, N.Y. – January 30, 2014 – The HealthAlliance Foundation is pleased to announce its slate of officers for the Board of Directors:  Chairperson, Glenn Decker; First Vice Chairperson, Michael Kelley; Second Vice Chairperson, Mary Ann Hildebrandt; Treasurer, Rick Mantey; and Secretary, Thomasine Helsmoortel.  New board members announced for 2014 are: Beverly Lastig, Ann Williams, […]

HealthAlliance Foundation Announces Honorees for the 25th Annual Tulip Ball

Kingston, N.Y. – January 28, 2014 – The HealthAlliance Foundation is pleased to announce the honorees for the 25th Annual Tulip Ball, which will take place on Saturday, April 26, 2014at the Lazy Swan Golf and Country Club Village in Saugerties, N.Y. “On our 25th Anniversary of the Tulip Ball, we are so pleased to […]

HealthAlliance’s Mary’s Avenue Campus Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures’ Recognition from the Joint Commission

Kingston, N.Y. – January 23, 2014 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Mary’s Avenue Campus was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for surgical care in 2012 by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The hospital was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Implements New “Autism-Friendly” Program at Broadway Campus Emergency Department

Kingston, N.Y. – December 16, 2013 HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Broadway Campus Emergency Department is launching a dynamic new program to provide an “autism-friendly” experience for patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  With autism affecting 1 in 88 children, according to Autism Speaks®, the commitment to addressing the specialized needs of Emergency Department patients […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Receives NYS Department of Health Support for Enhanced Regional Planning Approach

Kingston, N.Y., – November 20, 2013 Representatives from HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Board of Directors and executive team presented the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) an updated plan for HealthAlliance’s ongoing consolidation efforts to ensure access to high quality healthcare in Ulster County. An initiative in the works since early summer, this […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Wins National Advertising Award for “Physician Spotlight” Series

July 17, 2013 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® has earned a 2013 Silver Aster Award for a promotional series titled “Physician Spotlight.” The Aster Awards recognize outstanding healthcare marketing professionals for excellence in their advertising and marketing efforts in 2012. Created by HealthAlliance’s marketing team for both print and the internet, the series placed […]

HealthAlliance Hospital Earns American Heart Association’s “Get With the Guidelines” Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

July 17, 2013 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Broadway Campus has received the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes HealthAlliance’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines. […]

Benedictine Health Foundation Enhances HealthAlliance’s Adolescent Partial Hospital Program with Audio/Video Equipment Grant

July 18, 2013 – The Benedictine Health Foundation recently provided a grant to the Adolescent Partial Hospital Program (APHP) at HealthAlliance to purchase AV/Media equipment. The new equipment will enhance the staff’s ability to connect with the youth they serve and help them develop the skills they need to achieve wellness. The APHP at HealthAlliance […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Named as “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by National Survey

July 19, 2013 – Mountainside Residential Care Center (MRCC) has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” in the Healthcare Equality Index 2013, an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization. MRCC earned top marks for […]

Kingston Hospital Foundation Transitions to “HealthAlliance Foundation”

Kingston, N.Y., – July 8, 2013 – The Kingston Hospital Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the organizational transition to becoming the HealthAlliance Foundation.  The purpose of the Foundation is to support HealthAlliance’s mission of “exceptional healthcare close to home.” The HealthAlliance Foundation continues its development efforts for the HealthAllianceHospital on Broadway and […]

Kingston Hospital Auxiliary and Foundation Hold Annual Spring Luncheon

Thirteen individuals were presented scholarships at the Kingston Hospital Auxiliary’s Spring luncheon held at the Wiltwyck Golf Club on Wednesday, June 19th. The Auxiliary awarded four one-time scholarships of $1,000 each to Lynette Ebert, Precious Hill, Brooke Hines and Dominick Marino, all children of employees of HealthAlliance Hospital’s Broadway Campus. Anthony Harris received an Auxiliary […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Announces Board of Directors and Members for 2013

Kingston, N.Y., – March 27, 2013 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce its slate of officers for the Board of Directors for 2013 – 2014: Chairperson, Kevin Ryan; Vice Chairperson, Cynthia Lowe, CPA; Treasurer, Craig Sickler, CPA; Secretary, Nancy S. Davenport, Esq. The bi-annual board leadership appointments became effective on the […]

U.S. News & World Report Rates Mountainside Residential Care Center Five Stars in “Best Nursing Homes 2013” Issue

Margaretville, N.Y., – March 18, 2013 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that Mountainside Residential Care Center received a 5-star rating in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Nursing Homes issue for the third year in a row. The rating was based on data from “Nursing Home Compare,” an online […]

Kingston Hospital Foundation Announces Available Scholarships

Kingston, N.Y., – Feb. 25, 2013 – The Kingston Hospital Foundation is proud to offer three healthcare education and training scholarships, available to graduating seniors entering the health care field from Ulster County and surrounding communities: Kingston Hospital Foundation Health Care Scholarship affords the recipient $1,000/year for a two or four year degree Jane & […]

Klock Kingston Foundation Supports Cancer Care

Kingston, N.Y. – February 14, 2013 – The Klock Kingston Foundation recently awarded the Benedictine Health Foundation a grant of $20,000 to support the cancer programs and services offered by HealthAlliance Hospital at their Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston, formerly Benedictine Hospital.  The grant will fund the cancer center’s future needs including the purchase of […]

Progress in HealthAlliance’s Single-Campus Plans

Kingston, N.Y. – Feb. 7, 2013 – To offer the best care and patient experience possible, HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is progressing in its goal of transforming its Benedictine and Kingston Hospital campuses into a single, full-service secular hospital without limitations on reproductive services. The Benedictine Sisters have officially reached an agreement with HealthAlliance […]

Kingston Hospital Foundation Announces Honorees for 24th Annual Tulip Ball

Kingston, N.Y., – Feb. 5, 2012 – The Kingston Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the honorees for the 24th Annual Tulip Ball, which will be held on April 20 at The Lazy Swan Golf & Country Club Village in Saugerties, N.Y. The HealthAlliance Honoree is Thomas W. Jacobi, a volunteer in the healthcare sector […]

HealthAlliance Recognizes Excellence in Nursing with Clinical Advancement Program

Kingston, N.Y., – Jan. 24, 2013 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Coordinating Council for Shared Governance is pleased to announce the acceptance of 29 RNs into the Clinical Advancement Program, designed to recognize and reward excellence in clinical nurses who prefer to pursue their careers in direct patient care. An awards ceremony was held […]

Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation Awards Grant to Support Breast Cancer Outreach Program

Kingston, N.Y. – Dec. 20, 2012 – The Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation awarded a grant in the amount of $15,000 to the Benedictine Health Foundation to support a new initiative, the Breast Education and Breast Outreach Program (BEBOP), which was developed by the staff of the Fern Feldman Anolick Center for Breast Health and the […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® to Observe National Healthcare Quality Week Oct. 14 to 20

Kingston, N.Y. – Oct. 12, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce its participation in National Healthcare Quality Week from Oct. 14 to 20. The week highlights the impact of healthcare quality and patient safety professionals, and their importance in improving patient care outcomes and healthcare delivery systems. David Lundquist, CEO […]

HealthAlliance Celebrates “New Era of Nursing” at Seminar

Kingston, N.Y., – Oct. 1, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® introduced a professional practice model called “shared governance” at its first annual Nursing Seminar for staff from Benedictine, Kingston and Margaretville Hospitals on September 25. Shared governance is an organizational model where the majority of patient-care decisions are made by nurses at the […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Retains Five-Star Rating

Margaretville, N.Y., – Sept. 28, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce its Mountainside Residential Care Center campus has received zero direct care-related deficiencies from the Department of Health for the fifth year in a row. The accomplishment ensures Mountainside will retain its 5-Star rating from Medicare’s “Nursing Home Compare” that […]

HealthAlliance’s Benedictine Hospital Campus Named ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures’ by the Joint Commission

Kingston, N.Y. – Sept. 19, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Benedictine Hospital campus was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for surgical care by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The hospital was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes […]

Two HealthAlliance Employees Earn Oncology Rehabilitation Certification

Kingston, N.Y., – July 31, 2012 – Two members of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department, Leslie Tompkins, OTR/L, and Richard Van Norstrand, PT, recently earned Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation (STAR) program certification for being trained in internationally recognized best practices in oncology rehabilitation. STAR Program patients receive rehabilitation medicine therapies […]

HealthAlliance CEO David Lundquist Meets with Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo

Kingston, N.Y. – July 27, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley CEO David Lundquist recently met with City of Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo Friday at City Hall to review the latest preliminary plans for a single, full-service, nonsectarian community hospital located at Mary’s Avenue. Mutual concerns were discussed, with an ongoing commitment from each […]

Consumer Reports: HealthAlliance’s Benedictine Hospital Ranks 2nd in State for Patient Safety

Kingston, N.Y. – July 12, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce that its Benedictine Hospital facility earned the second highest safety score among 120 New York State hospitals ranked in the August 2012 issue of Consumer Reports. Scores were calculated based on publicly reported metrics for infections, readmissions, communication, scanning, […]

HealthAlliance Presents Single-Campus Solution to NYS Officials

Kingston, N.Y. – July 9, 2012 –HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® presented a preliminary recommendation to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the Office of Mental Health (OMH) today to use the Benedictine Hospital facility on Mary’s Avenue as a single, full-service, nonsectarian community hospital in Kingston, without limitations on reproductive services. […]

Nine HealthAlliance Employees Join HealthAlliance’s Certified Language Interpreter Program

Kingston, N.Y. – June 11, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that employees Elva Arroyo-Schlecht, Freddy Carrasquillo, Felix Castro, Jeanne Eckles, Maricela Estrada, Jenny Jarrette, Dulce Lopez, Rosie McLaughlin, Claudia Quintanilla have joined its Certified Language Interpreter program. All nine completed a two-day training program at HealthAlliance’s Benedictine Hospital campus […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Wins National Advertising Award

Kingston, N.Y., – June 6, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® has earned a 2012 Silver Aster Award for its radio advertisement titled “Time Matters, and So Do You.” The Aster Awards recognize outstanding healthcare marketing professionals for excellence in their advertising and marketing efforts in 2011. Created in partnership with Ashworth Creative, the […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Stroke Center Earns “Get With the Guidelines” Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Kingston, N.Y., – May 29, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Stroke Center at its Kingston Hospital campus has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s “Get With the Guidelines®“ Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To […]

HealthAlliance Receives National Best Practice Partner Award for “Care Enhancement Team” Program

Kingston, N.Y., – May 24, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Benedictine and Kingston Hospital campuses have been recognized with a Best Practice Partner award for their “Care Enhancement Team” program. The Care Enhancement Team (CET), formed in 2009, is responsible for coaching and educating staff throughout the HealthAlliance hospitals to achieve the highest […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Exploring Campus Changes in Kingston to Improve Efficiency

Kingston, N.Y. – May 4, 2012 – In the face of ongoing financial challenges, HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is evaluating options necessary to reduce expenses and improve efficiency, including actively pursuing a single campus alternative in Kingston. The proposed changes will not affect the high quality of care offered to patients. HealthAlliance has worked […]

JoAnne Parisian Appointed to Benedictine Health Foundation’s Board of Directors

Kingston, N.Y. – May 11, 2012 – The Benedictine Health Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of JoAnne Kerbert Parisian to the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Parisian has served as an Accountant for HITS, Inc. at its headquarters in Saugerties since 2003.  HITS, Inc. is a special events management company primarily focused on producing […]

HealthAlliance’s Dialysis Center Recognized as a “Five-Diamond” Patient Safety Program

Kingston, N.Y. – May 9, 2012 – The HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Dialysis Center was recently recognized by the End Stage Renal Disease Network of New York for demonstrating best practices in patient safety, achieving the highest level in the Network’s “Five-Diamond Approach” patient safety program. The Dialysis Center is one of only 16 […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Joins State Gold STAMP Program

Margaretville, N.Y., – May 3, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that Mountainside Residential Care Center is participating in the Gold Success Through Assessment, Management and Prevention (STAMP) Program to Reduce Pressure Ulcers. The program is a coalition of organizations that provide evidence-based education and resources to improve the assessment, […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Hosting Teddy Bear Clinics for Local Students

Kingston, N.Y., – April 25, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is hosting a series of Teddy Bear Clinics for local elementary school students in its Kingston Hospital campus’ Emergency Department. The clinics are sponsored jointly by HealthAlliance, The Kingston Hospital Foundation and Emergency Medical Associates. Clinics held on April 12 and 19 had […]

Benedictine Hospital Auxiliary Recognized by Healthcare Association of New York State

Kingston, N.Y., – April 23, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is proud to announce that the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) has named the Benedictine Hospital Auxiliary as one of 47 recipients of the 2011 Auxiliary Advocacy Recognition, which recognizes auxiliaries that have committed significant time and effort to serving as […]

HAHV Recognizes Outstanding Social Worker, Elise Lark and Honorary Social Worker, Allen Nace

Kingston, N.Y., – April 20, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® recently recognized Elise Lark, LCSW with its third annual HealthAlliance Social Worker of the Year Award and Allen Nace, LMHC, CASAC, CCCJS with an Honorary Social Worker award. Ms. Lark is a social worker with the Benedictine Hospital campus’ Oncology Support Program at […]

Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center Donates Over $83k for New Equipment

Margaretville, N.Y., – April. 17, 2012 – The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center recently donated $83,449 to purchase a SonoSite Ultrasound device and a MUSE Electrocardiology Information System. The funds donated were raised through the Auxiliary’s annual Harvest Moon Ball events of 2010 and 2011. Roberta Scism, a radiology technologist at […]

Benedictine Health Foundation Funds Advanced Technology for the Center for Breast Health

Kingston, N.Y. – April 17, 2012 – The Benedictine Health Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has approved a funding request of $587,000 for advanced diagnostic and biopsy technology called Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI). The new Fern Feldman Center for Breast Health located on the Benedictine Hospital campus will be the only […]

Two HealthAlliance Employees Become Certified Language Interpreters

Kingston, N.Y. – March 22, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that Radiology Manager Lowell Fley and Unit Clerk Eduardo Porras from its Benedictine Hospital campus have become its first two certified staff interpreters. Fley and Porras completed a training program at Dutchess Community College titled “Introduction to Medical Interpreting,” […]

The Kingston Hospital Foundation Announces 23rd Annual Tulip Ball

Kingston, N.Y., – March 22, 2012 –The Kingston Hospital Foundation’s 23rd Annual Tulip Ball will be held on Saturday, April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern in Saugerties, N.Y. This year’s honoree is Thomas A. Collins, chairman of the Kingston Hospital Board of Trustees. Patricia and Paul Johnson will receive […]

HealthAlliance Adds New Gamma Imaging Technology to Kingston Hospital Campus

Kingston, N.Y. – Mar. 21, 2012 –HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce the installation of a new dual head Symbia “S” Gamma Imaging Camera in the Nuclear Medicine department of its Kingston Hospital campus. The camera, manufactured by Siemens, is used for imaging specific organs within the body and interpreting their level […]

HealthAlliance Now Offers Weight Management Program

Kingston, N.Y., – March 20, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is now offering a comprehensive outpatient weight management program through individualized counseling and classes at the Diabetes Education Center, at 37 Albany Avenue in Kingston. Patients work with HealthAlliance’s Registered Dietitians certified by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to meet their weight […]

HealthAlliance’s Parrish Receives EMS Educator of Excellence Award

Kingston, N.Y., – March 16, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that its Director of Safety and Emergency Management Richard Parrish, NREMT-P, HEM, CIC was named the latest recipient of the annual Emergency Management Services Educator of Excellence Award by the New York State EMS Council. Mr. Parrish has served […]

Dyson Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to the Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund

Kingston, N.Y. – Mar. 14, 2012 – The Dyson Foundation recently awarded a grant of $50,000 to the Benedictine Health Foundation for the benefit of the Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund at Benedictine Hospital. Working in partnership with the Gruner Family and the Thomas A. Dee Cancer Center at Benedictine Hospital, the Benedictine Health […]

Physician Assistant Second at Margaretville Hospital Emergency Department to Earn Certificate of Added Qualifications

Margaretville, N.Y., – March 7, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce Stephen D. Carson, RPA-C recently became among the first PAs in the nation to earn a new Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Emergency Medicine from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Carson works in the […]

U.S. News & World Report Gives Mountainside Residential Care Center Five Stars in “Best Nursing Homes 2012” Issue

Margaretville, N.Y., – Feb 16, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that Mountainside Residential Care Center received a 5-star rating in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes 2012 issue. The rating was based on data from “Nursing Home Compare,” a national report prepared by the Centers for Medicare […]

Margaretville Hospital Offering Bone Density Scanning

Margaretville, N.Y., – Feb. 15, 2012 – Margaretville Hospital’s Radiology Department is once again offering Bone Density scanning, as part of a continuing commitment to invest in quality healthcare for the community. The new machine is equipped with a picture archiving and communication system (PACS), so results can be read by radiologists immediately. The test […]

HealthAlliance Using New System to Help Improve Heart Attack Patient Outcomes

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is using a new technological system to help improve heart attack patient outcomes. The LIFENET System, from Physio-Control, Inc., is the first web-based data network that provides emergency medical services and hospital teams with a new tool to improve clinical and operational efficiencies. HealthAlliance’s goal is to reduce time to […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Elects Unified Set of Medical Officers and Physician Department Chairs for 2012

Kingston, N.Y., – Feb. 10, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that the medical staffs of Benedictine Hospital and Kingston Hospital have elected a unified set of medical officers and physician department chairs. The new officers are Martin Cascio, M.D., President; Mark Josefski, M.D., Vice President; Fabio Danisi, M.D., Secretary; […]

Margaretville Physician Assistant Among First in Nation to Earn Specialty Credential

Margaretville, N.Y., – Feb. 6, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce certified physician assistant Eileen King recently became one of the first PAs to earn a new specialty credential from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). King works in the recently expanded and renovated Emergency Department at […]

HealthAlliance’s Wound Healing Center Moves to Roomier Location

Kingston, N.Y., – Jan 20, 2012 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Wound Healing Center will hold a free Open House event from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7 at its new location on the Lower Broadway Level of Kingston Hospital. Tours of the Center and its hyperbaric chambers will be available and […]

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) – Benedictine Hospital

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) recently celebrated their one-year anniversary in becoming a combined unit for Benedictine and The Kingston Hospitals. PM&R focuses on assisting patients and their families with the transition fro the acute care setting to home. This is a comprehensive interdisciplinary program comprised of healthcare personnel who are trained and experienced in […]

HealthAlliance Now Offers Medical Nutrition Therapy

Kingston, N.Y., – Jan. 6, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Dialysis and Diabetes Education Center is now providing outpatient Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT). MNT consists of evidence-based diagnostic, counseling and therapeutic services, designed to help CKD patients learn to balance food choices for kidney disease. Rachel Carron, program coordinator […]

Margaretville Hospital Named to Top 100 Critical Access Hospital List

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Margaretville Hospital campus has been named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the country. The announcement was made during the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) 10th annual Critical Access Hospital Conference, which attracted 650 rural hospital leaders to Kansas City, Mo. Sandy Horan, the Executive Director […]

HealthAlliance Receives Honor for Improving Emergency Room Wait Times

Kingston, N.Y., – Dec. 15, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce that it received Honorable Mention for the 2011 The Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association Quality and Patient Safety Award in the Hospital Division or Unit category for its “30 Minute Arrival to Provider” program in a ceremony on Monday, Dec. […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Center for Breast Health Officially Opens

Kingston, N.Y., – Dec. 5, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that the new consolidated Fern Feldman Anolick Center for Breast Health in the Thomas A. Dee Cancer Center at Benedictine Hospital is now open to patients. The new location combines services provided by the existing Fern Feldman Anolick Breast […]

Kingston Hospital Re-Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission

Kingston, N.Y., – Dec. 5, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that its Kingston Hospital campus has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for hospital accreditation by demonstrating continued compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation lasts […]

HealthAlliance Partners with Mobile Life Support Services in “Toys-for-Tots” Program

Kingston, N.Y., – Nov. 30, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is proud to partner with Mobile Life Support Services to support the United States Marine Corps Toys-for-Tots program, and to help provide toys to many needy children for the Holidays. Drop boxes are located in the main lobbies of both Benedictine and Kingston […]


Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center Auxiliary Receives 2011 Auxiliary of the Year Award

The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) presented its 2011 Auxiliary of the Year Award to the Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center (Small Hospital Category) during an October 25th luncheon at HANYS’ Annual Institute for Health Care Auxiliaries and Volunteer Leaders at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany, […]

The Fern Feldman Anolick Center for Breast Health Receives Grant from Klock Kingston Foundation

The Klock Kingston Foundation recently awarded the Benedictine Health Foundation a grant of $20,000 to support the new Center for Breast Health at Benedictine Hospital, a member of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley. The new Center scheduled to open in December, consolidates the health services that were provided by the Fern Feldman Anolick Breast Center […]

Benedictine Hospital Hosts Open House for New Center for Breast Health

Kingston, N.Y., – Nov. 18, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Benedictine Hospital campus hosted a public Open House of its newly consolidated Fern Feldman Anolick Center for Breast Health in the Thomas A. Dee Cancer Center at 111 Mary’s Avenue in Kingston on Thursday, Nov. 10th. “We are thankful for the support of […]

Benedictine Hospital’s Center for Vascular Excellence Adds New Imaging Technology

Kingston, N.Y., – Nov. 18, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Benedictine Hospital campus’ Center for Vascular Excellence has added a new ceiling-mounted angiography system that provides physicians with highly detailed images of patients’ blood vessels during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Siemens Medical Solutions designed the fully digital Artis Zee C-Arm to enable physicians […]

Kingston Lions Club Foundation Supports New Infusion Therapy Center at Benedictine Hospital

Kingston, N.Y. – Nov. 14, 2011 – The Kingston Lions Club Foundation recently donated $1,500 to the Benedictine Health Foundation to purchase a new recliner for the new Infusion Therapy Center located on the Benedictine Hospital campus, which opened in October 2011.   The new Center offers services such as: chemotherapy, IV therapy, injections/vaccines, blood product […]

Benedictine Health Foundation Honors St. Benedict Award Recipients

The Benedictine Health Foundation will hold its 42nd annual Winter’s Eve Gala to honor 2011 St. Benedict Award recipients, Phyllis Parikh and Marc A. Tack, D.O. The celebration will take place on Friday, December 9th, at the new Diamond Mills Hotel and Tavern located in Saugerties, N.Y.   The St. Benedict Award is presented to members […]

Margaretville Hospital Receives Grant for Nutritional Wellness for Kids Program

Margaretville, N.Y., – Oct 26, 2011 – The Margaretville Hospital campus of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley has received a $3,000 Multiplan Rural Health Outreach Grant to help fund its “Nutritional Wellness for Kids” program. Pamela Buono, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, a Certified Diabetes Educator, will visit Margaretville Central School monthly to engage children on […]

Margaretville Hospital Receives National Gold Seal of Approval™ for Laboratory Services

Margaretville, N.Y., – Oct. 25, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce its Margaretville Hospital campus has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with the national standards for health care quality and safety in laboratories. The accreditation award recognizes Margaretville Hospital dedication to continuous […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® First in New York to Receive Breast Cancer Care “Gold Seal of Approval”

Kingston, N.Y., – Oct. 25, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for their Breast Cancer Care program. The program is the first in New York State and sixth in the nation to receive the certification, which recognizes dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Receives Second Consecutive 5-Star Rating

Margaretville, N.Y., – Oct.21, 2011 – Mountainside Residential Care Center is pleased to announce they have received a second consecutive 5-Star rating from Medicare’s “Nursing Home Compare” and are in the top 10% of nursing homes nationwide. The rating system helps consumers, families and caregivers compare nursing homes and is based on data gathered from […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® to Observe National Healthcare Quality Week Oct. 17 to 21

Kingston, N.Y. – Oct. 13, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce its participation in National Healthcare Quality Week from Oct. 17 to 21. The week highlights the influence of healthcare quality professionals in achieving improved patient care outcomes and healthcare delivery systems. The National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) is […]

Autumn Garden Party to Benefit Helen & Amos Newcombe Intensive Care Unit and the Linda Young Ovarian Cancer Support Center at HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley

Kingston, N.Y., – Sept 15, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce an Autumn Garden Party benefiting the newly renovated Helen & Amos Newcombe Intensive Care Unit at Kingston Hospital and the Linda Young Ovarian Cancer Support Program at Benedictine Hospital. The Autumn Garden Party will be held from 3 to […]

Eighth Annual “Bike for Cancer Care” Supports Cancer Fund

Kingston, N.Y. – Sept. 9, 2011 – The Benedictine Health Foundation will hold the 8th Annual Bike for Cancer Care on Sunday, September 18, 2011, to support the Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund. The event will start and finish at Dietz Stadium in Kingston, and will feature a new Bike Rodeo for children ages […]

Benedictine Health Foundation Announces new Board Member

The Benedictine Health Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Crews to the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Crews is Operations Manager for Eventive Marketing based in New York City, a leading experiential marketing company that specializes in the conceptualization, development and execution of innovative brand marketing programs and retail activation strategies.  Prior to […]

Rondout Savings Bank Supports Breast Center Campaign at Benedictine

Kingston, N.Y. – Aug. 30, 2011 – Rondout Savings Bank recently presented a check in the amount of $10,000 to Benedictine Hospital, a member of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, to support the new Center for Breast Health. Jim Davenport, the President and CEO of Rondout Saving Bank, said the donation is part of their […]

Benedictine Hospital Re-Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission

Kingston, N.Y., – Aug  25, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that its Benedictine Hospital campus has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for hospital accreditation by demonstrating continued compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation lasts […]

HealthAlliance Offers New Vascular Treatment Option For Dialysis Patients

Kingston, N.Y., – Aug. 8, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce its adoption of a novel device for hemodialysis patients whose central venous systems cannot support a traditional fistula or graft. The HERO® Vascular Access Device, produced since 2008 by Hemosphere, Inc., has been used successfully on patients at HealthAlliance’s […]

Sue Adams, Lee Austin to be Honored as Top Citizens by Margaretville Hospital/MRCC Auxiliary

Margaretville, N.Y., – August 16, 2011 – The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will honor Sue Adams and Lee Austin as its 2011 Citizens of the Year at its annual Harvest Moon Ball on Saturday, October 15 at the Hanah Mountain Resort in Margaretville. Ms. Adams and Mr. Austin both served […]

Margaretville Hospital Held Open House August 4

Margaretville, N.Y., – Aug. 4, 2011 – The Margaretville Hospital campus of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley held a free Open House event for the public on Thursday, August 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 42084 State Highway 28, Margaretville, N.Y. Available tours included the new and improved Emergency Department, the radiology department’s […]

First Incisionless Surgery to Treat Reflux in Ulster County Offered by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®

Kingston, N.Y. – July 26, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce the availability of a new, incisionless procedure called Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). The procedure is an effective solution for patients who traditionally would need invasive surgery or daily medications to manage their condition. […]

Dropping Body Temperature Raises Odds of Survival for Kingston Hospital’s Cardiac Arrest Patients

Kingston, N.Y., – July 5, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce its use of hypothermic resuscitation for cardiac arrest patients at its Kingston Hospital campus Emergency Department and accredited Chest Pain Center. The new protocol is clinically proven to improve survival rates while reducing the damage done by ischemic brain […]

Kingston Hospital’s Hyperbaric Oxygen Center Receives Accreditation from Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society

Kingston, N.Y., – July 6, 2011 – The Hyperbaric Oxygen Center at HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Kingston Hospital campus has been accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), the leading authority in Hyperbaric Medicine. Kingston Hospital is one of only six hospitals in the state to earn this accreditation, and one of 121 […]

Pat Delameter Named Delaware County EMS Educator of the Year

Margaretville, N.Y., – June 29, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce that Pat Delameter, the Manager of Emergency Medical Services at its Margaretville Hospital campus, received recognition as the Delaware County EMS Educator of the Year. She has worked with the Margaretville Hospital Ambulance Service for 30 years, progressing from […]

Benedictine Hospital Celebrates Opening of New Pre-Surgical Testing Unit, Plans for Future

Kingston, N.Y. – June 7, 2011 – Benedictine Hospital, a member of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®, completed the first stage of its 2011 Project Plan for Growth with the opening of a new Pre-Surgical Testing Unit (PST). To celebrate this occasion and unveil plans for a new Infusion Therapy Center and Center for Breast […]

Margaretville Hospital Physician and Surgeon Dr. Abrahao Retiring After 34 Years

Margaretville, N.Y., – June 13, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Margaretville Hospital campus is saying goodbye to Dr. Humberto Abrahao, who served for 34 years as a General Surgeon and Family Practice Physician in the area. Marilyn Donnelly, Margaretville Hospital’s Director of Nursing Services, said Dr. Abrahao is a very special doctor who […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Launches New Website

Kingston, N.Y., – June 7, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® took another step in the integration of its Benedictine Hospital, Kingston Hospital, Margaretville Hospital, Mountainside Residential Care Center and Woodland Pond at New Paltz campuses with the launch of its new website. Located at www.hahv.org, the website makes it easy for patients to […]

The Margaretville Health Foundation Welcomes Christopher Criswell of Margaretville and New York City as its new Treasurer

Heather Brighton, Chair of the Margaretville Health Foundation, is pleased to announce that Christopher Criswell has joined the Margaretville Health Foundation Board of Directors.  Mr. Criswell is a Senior Vice President with the Corporate Finance Division of Mizuho Corporate Bank (USA) in Manhattan. Mr. Criswell began his banking career in San Francisco in 1977 after […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Kingston Hospital Campus Renews Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Kingston, N.Y., – June 7, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Kingston Hospital campus received full Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) on May 18. The honor marks the fourth consecutive year of Kingston Hospital having the Hudson Valley’s only Accredited Chest Pain Center. “We have excellent physicians, […]

The Kingston Hospital Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners

Kingston, N.Y., – June 7, 2011 –The Kingston Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce its Foundation scholarship winners for 2011. Conner Hicks is the recipient of The Kingston Hospital Foundation’s Healthcare Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 a year for four years. Conner is a senior at Saugerties High School and will be attending the College […]

Benedictine Health Foundation to Hold 11th Annual Golf Tournament

Kingston, N.Y. – June 3, 2011 – The Benedictine Health Foundation’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament, The Richard L. Petro Memorial, will be held at Wiltwyck Golf Club in Kingston on from 11 a.m. to 6:15 p.m., Monday, June 27, 2011. The tournament features 18 holes of golf, a special gift for each player, refreshments on […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®’s Family Birth Place Celebrates Second Anniversary

Kingston, N.Y., – June 1, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® will observe the second anniversary of The Family Birth Place at its Kingston Hospital campus on June 4. The department was formed after the alignment of Benedictine and Kingston Hospitals through HealthAlliance in 2009 combined duplicated services between the two hospitals. In two […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Offering All-Day Therapeutic Recreation Activities for Residents

Margaretville, N.Y. – May 2, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that Mountainside Residential Care Center now provides all-day access to therapeutic recreation activities for its residents. A dedicated recreation room and physical and occupational therapy (PT/OT) room were conceptualized and designed by a group of staff and residents, who […]

Dedicated Recreation/PT/OT Room – Mountainside Residential Care Center

Mountainside Residential Care Center now provides all-day access to therapeutic recreation activities for its residents. Dedicated rooms were designed by a group of staff and residents, who now have more choices for activities. The recreation room has several stations, including crafts, board games, jigsaw puzzles, a television with DVD player and a Nintendo Wii with […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Adds Intravenous and Wound Therapy for Residents

Margaretville, N.Y. – Apr. 25, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce the availability of intravenous (IV) antibiotic therapy and wound vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy at Mountainside Residential Care Center. Both therapies will allow residents to stay in the facility to receive treatment, eliminating the stress and discomfort of being moved […]

On the Move: Two HealthAlliance Employees Honored by United Way

Kingston, N.Y. – Apr. 14, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that two of its employees were honored by the United Way of Ulster County at a ceremony on Wednesday, March 30. Amy McAden from the Kingston Hospital campus and Laura Robinson from the Benedictine Hospital campus were two of […]

National Study: Benedictine Hospital Among Top 5% in Nation for Patient Safety

Kingston, N.Y. – Apr. 8, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s® Benedictine Hospital campus was recently identified as a recipient of the 2011 HealthGrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™, indicating that its patient safety ratings are in the top 5% of U.S. hospitals. In a new study released by HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted source […]

Margaretville Hospital Hosting Spring Health Fair on Apr. 29

Margaretville, N.Y.  – Apr. 20, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce a Spring Health Fair on Friday, Apr. 29 from 7 a.m. to noon at its Margaretville Hospital campus, 42084 Highway 28, Margaretville, N.Y. Cholesterol screening will be available from 7 to 10 a.m., for which ten to twelve hours […]

Benedictine Health Foundation Announces New Board Member

Kingston, N.Y. – Mar. 23, 2011 – Hurley resident Mary Hakim has been appointed to the governing board of the Benedictine Health Foundation. Kingston, N.Y. – Mar. 23, 2011 – Hurley resident Mary Hakim has been appointed to the governing board of the Benedictine Health Foundation. Hakim is a licensed Investment Advisor Representative with Raymond James Financial […]

HealthAlliance Names Thayer Case Social Worker of the Year

Kingston, N.Y. – March 22, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® presented Thayer Case, LMSW with the second annual HealthAlliance Social Worker of the Year Award. Mr. Case is a social worker on the Mountainside Residential Care Center campus. In honor of Social Worker Month, HealthAlliance recognizes a social worker who brings distinction to […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Administrator Philip Mehl Named “New Administrator of the Year”

Margaretville, N.Y. – Mar. 11, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that the New York Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators (NYCACHCA) named Philip Mehl, Administrator of Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, NY, as the “New Administrator of the Year.” The award is given annually to […]

Klock Foundation Funds New Infusion Therapy Center at Benedictine Hospital

Kingston, N.Y. – Mar. 3, 2011 – The Klock Foundation recently awarded the Benedictine Health Foundation a grant of $20,000 to help fund the construction of a state-of-the-art Infusion Therapy Center at Benedictine Hospital, which is scheduled to open in the summer of 2011. The new Infusion Therapy Center will be an integral part of […]

Kingston Hospital Foundation Announces 22nd Annual Tulip Ball

Kingston, N.Y., – Mar. 3, 2011 – The Kingston Hospital Foundation will hold its 2011 Tulip Ball on April 30th at 6 p.m., at Wiltwyck Golf Club in Kingston, NY. The event’s honoree is Dr. Donald C. Katt, President of SUNY-Ulster in Stone Ridge. Dennis M. Larios will receive the 6th annual Lifetime Achievement Award, […]

Benedictine Health Foundation Announces Slate of Officers and Board Members for 2011

Kingston, N.Y. – Feb. 16, 2011 – The Benedictine Health Foundation in Kingston is pleased to announce their slate of officers for 2011: Chairperson, Sister Mary Feehan, O.S.B., Benedictine Hospital; President, Bernard A. Feeney, III, Ulster Savings Bank; Vice President; Richard H. Gillette, Gillette Creamery; Treasurer, Julie H. Krieger, M&T Bank; and Secretary, Daniel J. […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Chooses Cyracom, LLC for Patient and Document Translation

Kingston, N.Y. – Feb. 21, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce it is retaining the healthcare translation services of Cyracom, LLC. The company is exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Foundation for translating patient/provider conversations and medical documents in over 150 languages. The program is being funded entirely by a […]

U.S. News & World Report Gives Mountainside Residential Care Center Five Stars in “Best Nursing Homes 2011” Issue

Margaretville, N.Y. – Feb. 18, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that Mountainside Residential Care Center received a 5-star rating in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes 2011 issue. The rating was based on data from “Nursing Home Compare,” a national report prepared by the Centers for Medicare […]

Sandra Horan Named Executive Director of Margaretville Hospital

Margaretville, NY – Feb. 14, 2011 – Sandra A. Horan, RN has been named the executive director of Margaretville Hospital, effective immediately. Ms. Horan was appointed interim executive director on October 11, 2010. “I look forward to continuing to work with our physicians, nurses, technicians and staff to ensure that patients have the most positive […]

Margaretville Hospital Adds Stress Echocardiogram to Cardiac Services

Margaretville, NY – Feb. 11, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce that stress echocardiogram testing is once again available on its Margaretville Hospital campus, adding to an ever-expanding array of diagnostic imaging services offered there. The new stress echocardiogram device was manufactured by GE Medical and was financed entirely through […]

HealthAlliance Helps Build a Wheelchair Ramp for Nurse’s Son

Kingston, NY – Jan. 27, 2011 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® employees and several local businesses donated their time and expertise to build an elaborate home wheelchair ramp for registered nurse Anita Williamson and her eight year old son, who was born with spina bifida. The system was completed just in time for Christmas. […]

A Better Choice Fuel Service “Thinks Pink” to Raise Funds for the Oncology Support Program at HealthAlliance

Kingston, NY – Jan. 26, 2011 – The Benedictine Health Foundation has received a generous donation from A Better Choice Fuel Service to benefit the Oncology Support Program at HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley®. The local, family-owned heating oil company unveiled their Pink Fuel Oil Truck in October to support breast cancer awareness, and to […]

The Dr. Joseph and Esther B. Hartman Sleep Center – Benedictine Hospital

For the approximately one-third of Americans who suffer from some type of sleep disorder, the peaceful slumber of a good night’s sleep is an illusive dream. Whether it is difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or being excessively sleepy during the day, The Dr. Joseph and Esther B. Hartman Sleep Center at the Benedictine Hospital Campus […]

The Family Birth Place – Kingston Hospital

We believe that every woman is entitled to a joyful and healthy birth experience. We believe in providing a range of choices for the expectant women of our community who have different needs and know what they want. We are committed to providing a secure, yet family-friendly environment where the well-being of our mothers and […]

The Center for Orthopedic Specialties – Benedictine Hospital

The Center for Orthopedic Specialties provides quality, comprehensive orthopedic care. Our board certified and fellowship trained physicians and staff specialize in surgical and non-surgical treatment of the knee, shoulder, hip, spine, hand, elbow, foot and ankle. The Orthopedic Team offers the most advanced and effective treatments in orthopedics, sports medicine, preventative medicine and surgery. They […]

HealthAlliance Helps Seniors Continue to Live Independently with the Philips Lifeline Medical Alert Service

Kingston, NY – Dec. 10, 2010 – Kingston Hospital has been providing the Lifeline Service to Ulster and Dutchess County for over 20 years. Each holiday season we find that while the holidays are a festive time of year, it is also a stressful time. Families get together during the holidays and realize that their […]

HealthAlliance Nurses Receive Designation of Certified Breast Patient Navigator

Kingston, NY – Nov. 3, 2010 – The National Consortium of Breast Center (NCBC) announced Judy Lukaszewski, BSN, RN, BC, FCN, CBPN-C and Mary Martin, RT ( R) (M), CRA, CBDT, CBPN-C received the designation of Certified Breast Patient Navigator through the completion of the NCBC’s Breast Patient Navigator Certification Program. This certification program validates […]

Bike for Cancer Raises $95,000

Kingston, NY – Oct. 27, 2010 – Over 350 riders turned out to show their support of the 7th Annual Bike for Cancer Care held on Sunday, September 26th, to benefit the Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund. The event featured a 5-, 25- and 50-mile ride throughout Ulster County. At the end of the […]

New CT Scanner Arrives at Margaretville Hospital

Margaretville, NY – Oct. 19, 2010 – A brand new CT scanner was delivered to Margaretville Hospital on October 15 and will be put into service by October 25. The GE 16-Slice BrightSpeed Elite Select Scanner includes upgraded software that provides images equivalent to those of a 50-slice scanner, among the most sophisticated available. The […]

Cardinal Health Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley

Kingston, NY – Oct. 15, 2010 – The Cardinal Health Foundation announced that, for the third consecutive year, it has awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to help U.S. hospitals, health systems and community health clinics improve the efficiency and quality of care. HealthAlliance is one of 40 organizations in 25 states to […]

Margaretville Hospital Growing Strong

Margaretville, NY – Sep. 21, 2010 – Margaretville Hospital has announced several exciting changes over the last few years in efforts to provide the highest quality health care to the community. Edmond Morache, executive director, Margaretville Hospital, has led the initiatives to build the new emergency department increasing the number of beds and renovating a […]

Kingston Hospital Receives American Stroke Association’s Stroke Gold Plus Performance Award

Kingston, NY – Sep. 8, 2010 – Kingston Hospital, a member of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, has received the 2009 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes HealthAlliance’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To […]

Barbara Klassen Recipient of Ulster County YWCA’s Tribute to Women

Kingston, NY – Sep. 7, 2010 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce that Barbara Klassen, Executive Director of the Benedictine Health Foundation, has been selected as a recipient of the Ulster County YWCA’s “Tribute to Women” award for her work in healthcare fundraising and administration. Klassen began her career in the […]

Dyson Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to the Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund

Kingston, NY – Jul. 26, 2010 – The Dyson Foundation recently awarded a grant of $50,000 to the Benedictine Health Foundation for the benefit of the Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund at Benedictine Hospital. Working in partnership with the Gruner Family and the Thomas A. Dee Cancer Center at Benedictine Hospital, the Benedictine Health […]

HealthAlliance Names Beth Howard Social Worker of the Year

Kingston, NY – Jul. 19, 2010 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley announced Beth Howard, LMSW with the first HealthAlliance Social Worker of the Year Award. Ms. Howard is a social worker for the Mental Health Department located at Benedictine Hospital campus. In honor of Social Worker Month which was in May, HealthAlliance created a […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Receives 2010 Pinnacle Award

Kingston, NY – Jul. 13, 2010 – The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) presented its highest award recognizing quality improvement and patient to four health care provider institutions: Beth Israel medical Center, Catholic Health Services of Long Island, Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic, and Mountainside Residential Care Center. The 2010 Pinnacle Award winner […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Receives Grant from Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation

Kingston, NY – Jul. 7, 2010 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley was recently awarded a $20,000 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation. The grant supports capital equipment projects at Benedictine and Kingston Hospitals. The Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation was created by the Trustees of Ulster Savings Bank in 2003 as a means to […]

Margaretville Hospital Puts 4WD Ambulance Into Service

Margaretville, NY – Jul. 7, 2010 – Margaretville Hospital has put its first four-wheel-drive ambulance into service. The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center raised $120,000 to purchase the 2010 Ford ambulance. The vehicle was delivered on June 18 and personnel then began the process of equipping the vehicle for duty. Auxiliary […]

Area Groups Urge Smokers to Call Quickline

Kingston, NY – Jul. 2, 2010 – TFAC of Ulster County, Tri-County Cessation Center, SmokeFree Dutchess and HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley are urging smokers to talk to their doctors, or to call the New York State Smokers’ Quitline for help giving up their deadly addiction, as the state cigarette excise tax increases by $1.60 […]

Philip Mehl Receives ACHCA Facility Leadership Award

Kingston, NY – Jul. 2, 2010 – The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) honored Philip Mehl, Administrator of Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, N.Y. with the 2010 American College of Health Care Administrator’s Facility Leadership Award. The award was presented on Monday, May 17, 2010, during the awards banquet at ACHCA’s 44th […]

This Independence Day, Celebrate Freedom from Tobacco Addiction

Kingston, NY – Jul. 1, 2010 – Are you ready to claim independence, from smoking, this Fourth of July? If you quit smoking now, you’ll have plenty to celebrate each time Independence Day rolls around, including a healthier you, more quality time with your loved ones and extra money in your pocket. “The Fourth of […]

Benedictine Hospital Cancer Program Receives Three Year Accreditation

Kingston, NY – Jun. 22, 2010 – A facility receives a Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation following the on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor during which the facility demonstrates a Commendation level of compliance with one or more standards that represent the full scope of the cancer program (cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical services, […]

The Family Birth Place Receives Honor

Kingston, NY – Jun. 18, 2010 – The Family Birth Place at Kingston Hospital, member of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, received the Certificate of Excellence Award from the NYS Department of Health for their Hepatitis B immunization program. The award recognized efforts to prevent perinatal transmission of the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B is […]

Enriched Housing and Memory Care Opens at Woodland Pond

New Paltz, NY – Jun. 17, 2010 – Woodland Pond at New Paltz announced they received New York State Department of Health approval to open the Enriched Housing Program and the Specialized Memory Care Program. Both programs are part of the Health Center at Woodland Pond which sits on 83 acres in New Paltz, N.Y. […]

Consumer Reports gives Kingston Hospital Perfect Rating for Preventing Central-line Infections

Kingston, NY – Jun. 7, 2010 –  Consumer Reports gives Kingston Hospital, a member of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a perfect rating for preventing central-line infections in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). As stated by Consumer Reports they “collected and compared central-line infection data for intensive-care units at 926 hospitals in 43 states….105 hospitals […]

The Family Birth Place is One Year Old

Kingston, NY – Jun. 2, 2010 –  The Family Birth Place of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is celebrating its first birthday as the new combined maternity unit of Kingston Hospital and Benedictine Hospital. To celebrate this joyous occasion HealthAlliance is hosting a birthday party on Saturday, June 5th from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. […]

Mountainside Residential Care Center Receives 5-Star Rating

Margaretville, NY – May 27, 2010 – Mountainside Residential Care Center is pleased to announce they have received a 5-Star rating from Medicare “Nursing Home Compare” and places them in the top 10% of nursing homes nationwide. The rating system helps consumers, families and caregivers compare nursing homes. The overall quality rating system is based […]

Margaretville Hospital to Host Open House

Margaretville, NY – May 20, 2010 – Margaretville Hospital is hosting an open house for its newly expanded Emergency Department on Friday, May 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Margaretville Hospital on Route 28 in Margaretville. Community members will have the opportunity to see the renovations that nearly doubled the Emergency Department’s square […]

Kingston Hospital Lifeline® Program Introduces Breakthrough Medical Alert Service

Kingston, NY – Apr. 29, 2010 – Kingston Hospital Lifeline, member of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, introduced the new Lifeline with AutoAlert Service, an enhanced medical alert service. This integrated solution offers an added layer of protection by combining the industry-leading Lifeline medical alert service with automatic fall detection capabilities. Lifeline with AutoAlert features […]

First Orthopedic Spine Surgeries Performed at the Center for Orthopedic Specialties at Benedictine Hospital

Kingston, NY – Mar. 29, 2010 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is pleased to announce the first orthopedic spinal surgeries performed at the Center for Orthopedic Specialties on the Benedictine Hospital Campus. The first procedure performed was an Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion which is a procedure for the treatment of degenerative spine conditions and […]

HealthAlliance Celebrates Their One Year Anniversary

Kingston, NY – Mar. 12, 2010 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley celebrated their one year anniversary at Wiltwyck Golf Club on March 11th. It has been one year since the HealthAlliance became the active parent of Benedictine, Kingston and Margaretville Hospitals, Mountainside Residential Care Center and Woodland Pond at New Paltz. Joining the festivities […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Announces Appointment of Vice President of Quality and Performance Improvement

Kingston, NY – Jan. 14, 2010 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce the appointment of Vice President of Quality and Performance Improvement, Ms. Catherine Ostroski, RN, MSN. Ms. Ostroski brings a wealth of leadership experience in the Quality Assurance field. Most recently, as the Director of Health Care Delivery and Process […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® Announces Appointment of Chief Medical Officer

Kingston, NY – Nov. 20, 2009 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chief Medical Officer, Frank Ehrlich, M.D. Prior to joining HealthAlliance, Dr. Ehrlich was Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, N.J. Dr. Ehrlich recruited many physicians in specialized areas and […]

Fern Feldman Anolick Breast Center at Benedictine Hospital Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Kingston, NY – Nov. 12, 2009 – The Fern Feldman Anolick Breast Center at the Benedictine Hospital Campus of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley® has been designated ‘Breast Imaging Center of Excellence’ by the Commission on Quality and Safety and the Commission on Breast Imaging. This center is accredited in Mammography, Stereoptactic Breast Biopsy, Breast […]

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley™ and The Solar Energy Consortium awarded Federal Funding for Energy Conservation Projects

Kingston, NY – Oct. 14, 2009 – Federal grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services is coming to the region for The Solar Energy Consortium (TSEC) in conjunction with HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley™. The funding will be used for new energy conservation and carbon emissions reduction projects involving renewable solar energy […]

The Wound Healing Center at Kingston Hospital Expands Services with New Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Kingston, NY – Aug. 24, 2009 – Today marks the official opening of the new Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO) service offered by the Wound Healing Center at Kingston Hospital, member of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley™. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO) is a medical treatment that increases the amount of oxygen in the patient’s blood, allowing […]

Kingston Hospital Performs First Pacemakers Equipped with Wireless Technology in the Hudson Valley

Kingston, NY – Jul. 31, 2009 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley™ is pleased to announce the first pacemaker implementation procedure performed with wireless technology in the Hudson Valley at Kingston Hospital campus. The procedure was performed by Dr. Jeffrey Hatter on July 24th. A pacemaker is a medical device which uses electrical impulses, delivered […]

First Delivery at the New Family Birth Place

Kingston, NY – June 9, 2009 – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is proud to announce the official opening of the new unit “The Family Birth Place” located at Kingston Hospital campus. The Kingston Hospital Birthing Unit closed its door on the third floor and moved the unit to the luxurious state-of-the-art facility to the […]

United Hospital Fund Honored Local Hospital Trustees

Kingston, NY – May 28, 2009 – The United Hospital Fund presented Distinguished Trustee Awards to 39 trustees from metropolitan area hospitals at a luncheon on May 8 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. The honorees were recognized for their leadership, generosity and extraordinary service to not-for-profit and municipal hospitals in New York City and nearby communities. […]