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  • More than 250 WMCHealth Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Peers

    Posted: 10/20/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 20, 2020) –     More than 250 Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) physicians across a wide range of clinical specialties have been recognized as “Top Doctors” by their peers, according to a well-known healthcare research and consumer resource list published in Westchester and Hudson Valley magazines. WMCHealth clinical specialists recognized as “Top Doctors” can be found via a search on the websites of Westchester a nd Hudson Valley magazines. Advancin...

  • WMCHealth Physicians Opens Advanced ENT Services Practice

    Posted: 10/05/2020

      VALHALLA N.Y. (October 5, 2020) —   Advanced ENT Services is the newest practice within WMCHealth Physicians, the medical group of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ). The 10-office practice provides a wide range of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) primary care and specialty services throughout the Hudson Valley as well as the Bronx. Services include primary ear, nose and throat care, including treatment for hearing loss and therapy for balance problems and, thro...

  • Four WMCHealth Hospitals Earn Awards for Stroke Care Excellence

    Posted: 08/17/2020

    VALHALLA, NY - (August 18, 2020) ― Four member hospitals of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) – Westchester Medical Center, in Valhalla, NY; Good Samaritan Hospital, in Suffern, NY; MidHudson Regional Hospital, in Poughkeepsie, NY; and HealthAlliance Hospital, in Kingston, NY – have earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines ® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes each hospital for its commitment to, an...

  • A Message from Michael D. Israel, WMCHealth President and Chief Executive Officer

    Posted: 08/05/2020

    For over 100 years, the WMCHealth Network has served the Hudson Valley. We are proud of our long tradition of ensuring access to care for all, regardless of who you are, where you come from or your ability to pay. Our environments are safe and protected and they are inclusive and welcoming to all. Now, more than ever, we ask that you don't delay care. We are here to help you.

  • WMCHealth's Maria Fareri Children's Hospital and MidHudson Regional Hospital Bring World Renowned Pediatric Care Services to the Mid-Hudson Valley

    Posted: 07/15/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. and POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (July 15, 2020) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announces the establishment of onsite, dedicated pediatric services at MidHudson Regional Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY, under the auspices of the Network's Maria Fareri Children's Hospital (MFCH). The new MFCH pediatric center of the region's only children's hospital will provide pediatric emergency room services as well as inpatient care. Expected to be fully operational by late summer 2020, the ...

  • Westchester Medical Center Certified as the Only Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Hudson Valley

    Posted: 07/10/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (July 21, 2020) – Westchester Medical Center has been certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, a designation that represents the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area*. With this certification, Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is now the only hospital in New York’s Hudson Valley region recognized by the New York State Department of Health as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Centers for...

  • WMCHealth Updates Visitation Guidelines at Network Hospitals

    Posted: 06/24/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (June 22, 2020) – Updated visitation guidelines are going into effect at all Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ) hospitals that enable patient visitation for up to two support persons, designated by the patient or healthcare proxy. WMCHealth worked closely with the New York State Department of Health on the visitation update, which is in alignment with all state guidelines and helps ensure the safety of our patients, their caregivers, our workforce members, and the com...

  • Grand Street Medical Associates Joins WMCHealth Physicians

    Posted: 06/15/2020

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (June 15, 2020) —   Kingston’s Grand Street Medical Associates is now part of WMCHealth Physicians, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ).   The practice, now called WMCHealth Physicians at Kingston, provides primary care and specialty healthcare services to the community, including asthma care, family medicine, diabetes management, ophthalmology, COVID-19 diagnostic testing and more.   The practice office is open, accepts new patients, tak...

  • Convenient Online Scheduling for COVID-19 Antibody & Diagnostic Test Appointments

    Posted: 06/12/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (June 12, 2020) –   Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) offers a convenient online appointment scheduling service for COVID-19 antibody and diagnostic tests, via WMCHealth.org/Testing . Community members requesting an appointment online will be contacted by a WMCHealth representative within 72 hours, and scheduled at one of several convenient locations in the Hudson Valley. Members of the public can also schedule COVID-19 antibody and diagnostic appointments by call...

  • Rock Drilling and Blasting to Begin Friday as Part of HealthAlliance Hospital Expansion and Enhancement Project

    Posted: 06/11/2020

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (June 11, 2020) – HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is issuing courtesy announcements to surrounding businesses and neighborhoods that rock drilling and blasting necessary as part of the expansion and enhancement project for HealthAlliance Hospital on Mary’s Avenue will begin Friday, June 12 and continue for approximately one month. These activities are part of the project’s site preparation process and are expected ...