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  • 100.7 WHUD Joins Community in Support of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital through the 13th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon For The Kids

    Posted: 10/20/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 19, 2017) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley, is once again teaming up with 100.7 WHUD, Westchester & the Hudson Valley’s music and information station, to host the 13th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon For The Kids. 100.7 WHUD has been a consistent supporter of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital for more than a decade and that support continues with this year’s e...

  • Our Commitment To Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

    Posted: 10/19/2017

    New York State’s Hudson Valley is a beautiful mosaic comprised of thriving communities rich in culture and diversity.  As we celebrate National Diversity Month, I wanted to reiterate Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s (WMCHealth) commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement by sharing the underlying principles that support our strategic efforts. At WMCHealth, we believe that diversity is defined broadly and encompasses a myriad of characteristics that make each patient, eac...

  • WMCHealth’s Heart and Vascular Institute Expands to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 10/18/2017

    The Heart and Vascular Institute, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has expanded its robust suite of heart and vascular care offerings to network affiliate MidHudson Regional Hospital w ith the appointment of three distinguished cardiologists who will care for patients at the Poughkeepsie hospital. Cardiologists Kenneth N. Giedd, MD, Paul A. Hanna, MD, and Syed Naqvi, MD, recently began providing consultative, diagnostic and preventive adult cardiology services, as w...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Susan Gerry, Kelly MacMillan and Mecca Santana to Leadership Positions

    Posted: 10/13/2017

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley region, recently appointed Susan Gerry as Senior Vice President for Strategic Alliances and Partnerships, Kelly MacMillan as Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Mecca Santana as Senior Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement. All three bring extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to their position...

  • Westchester Medical Center’s Heart Transplantation Program Among Nation’s Best

    Posted: 10/05/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 4, 2017) – As a regional leader in cardiac care, the heart transplantation program at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently surpassed a key milestone of more than 200 life-changing heart transplant procedures. Part of WMCHealth’s Heart and Vascular Institute, the heart transplantation program is the only one of its kind in the Hudson Valley and has grown significantly in recent years to provide the best pos...

  • Topping-Off: Westchester Medical Center Health Network Celebrates Ambulatory Care Pavilion Construction Milestone

    Posted: 09/27/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 27, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and Westchester County celebrated the height of construction on the health network’s new Ambulatory Care Pavilion adjacent to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla – the largest healthcare construction project in Westchester County in decades – on Wednesday with a ceremony recognizing the construction milestone. Representatives from WMCHealth, Westchester County, and the Hudson Valley community gathered for a “t...

  • Westchester Warriors Hockey Club Raises More Than $100,000 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Sets Future Goal of $250,000

    Posted: 09/21/2017

      Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley, recognized more than 50 youth (11-13 years of age) hockey players and coaches from the Westchester Warriors for raising more than $100,000 during the team’s 2017 spring/summer season. The Warriors announced a $250,000 goal for the team’s total fundraising by next year and received a $5,000 contribution from Mark and Valerie Seelig to kick off their fundrai...

  • Twelve Westchester Medical Center Health Network Staff Members will “Go the Distance to Make a Difference” at TCS New York City Marathon

    Posted: 09/11/2017

    A special group of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees representing multiple healthcare professions and celebrating the cultural diversity of our region will compete in the TCS New York City Marathon on November 5 in support of  WMCHealth facilities across the Hudson Valley. The team’s 12 members – five registered nurses, a cardiac rehabilitation care manager, an oncology pharmacist, a physical therapist, an outpatient mental health counselor, two anesthesiologists and a...

  • Cigna Expands Network in New York with Addition of Westchester Medical Center Health Network

    Posted: 09/06/2017

    Cigna (NYSE:CI) and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), a 1,700-bed, 10-hospital healthcare system based in Valhalla, NY, have entered into a multi-year contract that adds most of the health network’s hospitals and employed physicians to Cigna's network of participating hospitals and doctors in the NY Metro market. The agreement became effective August 15, 2017.    With this addition to the network, Cigna customers who receive acute care and other medical services from WMCHe...

  • HealthAlliance Back in Empire BlueCross BlueShield Network

    Posted: 09/01/2017

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has rejoined the Empire BlueCross BlueShield health insurance network. The multiyear agreement, which went into effect Friday, lets patients covered by Empire BlueCross Blue Shield go to all HealthAlliance facilities for all healthcare services. This means all patients covered by Empire BlueCross Blue Shield are now in network at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital...