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  • Margaretville Hospital to Participate in Drug Takeback Program

    Posted: 10/23/2018

    Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), will take back unwanted prescription drugs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 27. The returns, accepted in the hospital’s lobby pharmacy, will be part of a nationwide drug takeback day to help reduce drug addiction and the number of overdose deaths by discarding expired opioids or other unused drugs in a safe, convenient and responsible way. “Drive up to the hospital, walk in the door and into our pharmacy...

  • WMCHealth Launches Hudson Valley Food for Life Council

    Posted: 10/17/2018

    Recognizing the role of food and good nutrition in staying healthy, fighting disease and promoting healing and general well-being, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is putting its weight behind a new initiative to address food policy issues in the Hudson Valley. Headed by powerhouse leaders in the food arena such as Feeding Westchester, Chef Peter X. Kelly of Xaviars Group, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, ShopRite, Pace University College of Health Professions, Westch...

  • Ten WMCHealth Runners “Go the Distance to Make a Difference” for Patients in TCS NYC Marathon on Nov. 4

    Posted: 10/17/2018

    A special group of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees who have trained for months to complete a 26.2 mile race of a lifetime at the TCS New York City Marathon on November 4 will run for their patients and their co-workers and support WMCHealth facilities across the Hudson Valley. The team’s 10 members – five nurses, a nurse manager, occupational therapist, psychiatry resident, nurse practitioner and the network’s executive vice president and chief administrative officer – all...

  • OB-GYN Dean L. Bloch, MD, Returns to HealthAlliance Hospitals

    Posted: 10/16/2018

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is happy to welcome local OB-GYN Dean L. Bloch, MD, back to its hospitals in Kingston. In his new role as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Bloch oversees the Family Birth Place childbirth center at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus, and sees patients at WMCHealth Advanced OB-GYN’s Kingston location at the Broadway Medical Pavilion located at 373 Broadway. The pra...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Institute Earns Accreditation from Leading Medical Society

    Posted: 10/15/2018

    SUFFERN, NY (October 15, 2018) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is pleased to announce the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Institute has received a reaccreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). UHMS accreditation means the facility has met or exceeded the highest standards of care and patient safety through rigorous evaluation of the operations, including equipment, staff and training to ensure that the utmost quality ...

  • WMCHealth’s Master Chefs of the Hudson Valley: Corks & Forks Unites Chefs to Raise Funds for Hospitals in WMCHealth Network

    Posted: 10/12/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Master Chefs of the Hudson Valley: Corks & Forks dinner showcased the talents of seven master chefs from across the Hudson Valley for a good cause: supporting WMCHealth‘s10 hospitals in the Hudson Valley. Held at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park on September 30, the evening featured a six-course culinary feast prepared by some of the region’s top chefs. Organized by Chef Peter X. Kelly, Xaviars Restaurant Group, courses were prepared by Peter ...

  • WMCHealth Hospitals Raise Awareness During Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Events Across Hudson Valley

    Posted: 10/04/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), home to cancer institutes and cancer support resources in locations across the Hudson Valley, will host events and activities during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October to raise awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection and treatment. Each year, more than 250,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. The public is invited to join the WMCHealth Cancer Ins...

  • WMCHealth Welcomes Rocco A. Chiappini, MD, as Regional Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at HealthAlliance Hospitals and MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 10/03/2018

    Physiatrist Rocco A. Chiappini, MD, a specialist in restoring movement and function to people disabled by disease or injury, has joined Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) as Regional Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), overseeing the PM&R departments at HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston and MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, all members of WMCHealth. In his role, Dr. Chiappini – board certified in PM&R, with a subspecialty in brain-injury ...

  • Warwick Health Foundation’s Golf & Tennis Classic Raises Funds To Benefit St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 10/02/2018

    WARWICK, N.Y. (October 2, 2018) – A total of $228,000 was raised at three golf and tennis events held for Bon Secours Charity Health System, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). St. Anthony Community Hospital’s Annual Golf & Tennis Classic was held on September 12. Through the classic, $45,000 was raised to benefit ongoing advances in healthcare on the Warwick Health Campus, which includes St. Anthony Community Hospital, Mount Alverno Center and Schervier Pavilion, ...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital and Sterling National Bank Golf and Tennis Classic Raises Funds to Support Local Access to Advanced Healthcare

    Posted: 10/02/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (October 2, 2018) – A total of $228,000 was raised at three golf and tennis events held for Bon Secours Charity Health System, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Enthusiasts came together to "play for a purpose" at the 29th Annual Good Samaritan Hospital and Sterling National Bank Golf and Tennis Classic. Through the classic, which was held at the Tuxedo Club in Tuxedo Park, N.Y. on September 17, $140,000 was raised. Proceeds from the event will support ...