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  • New York State Department of Health Grants HealthAlliance Full Approval for $92.9 Million Hospital Transformation

    Posted: 06/12/2019

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (June 12, 2019) – After a thorough review of plans to transform healthcare delivery in Ulster County and surrounding Hudson Valley communities, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) has granted full project approval to HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley (HealthAlliance), a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), for the significant expansion and enhancement of its hospital on Mary’s Avenue in the City of Kingston. The DOH approval of HealthAlliance’s ...

  • Longtime Local Orthopedic Surgeon William O. Thompson, MD, Joins WMCHealth’s Advanced Orthopaedics in Poughkeepsie

    Posted: 06/07/2019

    Longtime local orthopedic surgeon William O. Thompson, MD, FAAOS, has joined to the Poughkeepsie office of Advanced Orthopaedics, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ). Dr. Thompson — certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine by the ABOS — practices at the Advanced Orthopaedics office in MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Atrium, 1 Webster Ave., Suite 5...

  • HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Welcomes Michael Doyle, MD, MBA, CPE as Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer

    Posted: 06/07/2019

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ) recently named Michael Doyle, MD, MBA, CPE, to the health network’s leadership team as Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley . Doyle will provide leadership and work collaboratively with hospital teams at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston, Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, and all mem...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Partnerships and Community Investments Promote Healthier Communities

    Posted: 05/22/2019

      Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Performing Provider System (PPS) and its Center for Regional Healthcare Innovation (CRHI ) have made significant progress to date with partnerships and investments in community initiatives that close gaps in access to healthcare resources and create sustainable, healthier communities at the grassroots level.   The WMCHealth PPS was established to participate in New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, a statewide p...

  • Three Free Community Screenings of ‘The American Nurse’ at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus Offered in Celebration of National Nurses Week

    Posted: 04/29/2019

    The public is invited to three free screenings of the award-winning documentary “The American Nurse” in honor of National Nurses Week in the auditorium of HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus, 75 Mary’s Ave. in Kingston, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ). The screenings will take place on May 8 at 8 a.m., May 9 at 7:30 p.m. and May 10 at 2 p.m. The screenings are open to all members of the community, including HealthAlliance nursing staff members and Ulster...

  • Advanced Family Medicine Welcomes Family Physician Harlan Rozenberg, DO, to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 04/22/2019

    MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), welcomes local family physician Harlan Rozenberg, DO, to Advanced Family Medicine in Poughkeepsie. Dr. Rozenberg practices at the hospital, at 1 Webster Ave., Suite 202, with family physicians Robert C. Holland , MD, FAAP, and J. Keith Festa, MD , MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Associate Director of Medical Affairs. The office phone number is 845-244-8500. Originally from Mamaroneck, N.Y., Dr. Rozenberg ...

  • Midwives Elizabeth Pickett, MS, LM, and Barbara Smith-Foy, MS, LM, Join Advanced OB-GYN Associates in Kingston to Run Prenatal Care

    Posted: 04/16/2019

    Advanced OB-GYN Associates, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomes midwives Elizabeth Pickett, MS, LM, and Barbara Smith-Foy, MS, LM, to the practice’s Kingston office, led by Dean Bloch, MD, Chairman of the HealthAlliance Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Kingston practice is Advanced OB-GYN Associates’ first comprehensive midwifery practice caring for patients throughout pregnancy, as both outpatients and inpatients. Midwife-assisted deliver...

  • Advanced Family Medicine Welcomes Longtime Local Family Physician Robert C. Holland, MD, to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 04/15/2019

    MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), welcomes longtime local family physician Robert C. Holland, MD, FAAP, to Advanced Family Medicine in Poughkeepsie. Dr. Holland practices at the hospital, at 1 Webster Ave., Suite 202, with family physician J. Keith Festa, MD, MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Associate Director of Medical Affairs. The office phone number is 845-244-8500. Originally from Poughkeepsie, Dr. Holland has practiced family medicin...

  • J. Keith Festa, MD, Returns to MidHudson Regional Hospital, Named Associate Director of Medical Affairs

    Posted: 04/09/2019

    MidHudson Regional Hospital , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), welcomes local family physician J. Keith Festa, MD, back to the hospital in Poughkeepsie. In his new role as Associate Director of Medical Affairs, Dr. Festa is a critical member of the administrative team, working closely with all clinical directors, medical staff members, community physicians and all hospital staff members to continue strengthening MidHudson Regional Hospital’s commitment to the comm...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Expands Telemedicine Offerings with Launch of eNeonatology Program in Kingston

    Posted: 04/04/2019

    Babies delivered at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), can now benefit from the expertise of neonatologists at the Level IV Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU) — the highest level possible — at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital , also a member of WMCHealth, in Valhalla, through the health network’s new eNeonatology telemedicine program. WMCHealth’s eNeonatology and resuscitation program — the first neon...