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  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Roberto Bergamaschi, MD, as Chief of Colorectal Surgery

    Posted: 12/07/2017

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) welcomes colorectal surgeon Roberto Bergamaschi, MD, PhD, as Chief of Colorectal Surgery for the health network’s Valhalla and Poughkeepsie campuses. Dr. Bergamaschi will oversee all colorectal surgery services at WMCHealth’s flagship Westchester Medical Center, as well as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and MidHudson Regional Hospital. Dr. Bergamaschi brings to the department of surgery a wealth of expertise in colorectal surgery and diseases of th...

  • Westchester Medical Center’s Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Program Receives Accreditation with Distinction

    Posted: 12/01/2017

    The Hyperbaric Medicine program at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently received Accreditation with Distinction from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) for its comprehensive hyperbaric oxygen therapy program that offers 24/7 services to the sickest patients in our region.  Only 206 hyperbaric centers nationwide seek designation from the UHMS out of the thousands that offer the service and among that group, a ...

  • Doctors of Distinction Awards Recognize WMCHealth Director of Surgery Rifat Latifi, MD, FACS for Global Health Efforts

    Posted: 11/27/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 27, 2017) – While many physicians travel around the globe to treat patients in underdeveloped nations, few like Rifat Latifi, MD, FACS, Director of the Department Surgery and Chief of Trauma and General Surgery at Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), can say they are responsible for bringing advanced medicine to those countries in a more permanent form. Dr. Latifi was recently honored by the Westchester County Business Journal with a Doctors of Distinction awar...

  • WMCHealth’s Heart & Vascular Institute Expands Cardiology Offerings to HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus

    Posted: 11/27/2017

    The Heart & Vascular Institute, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently expanded its robust suite of heart and vascular care offerings to network affiliate HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus w ith three distinguished cardiologists who will care for patients in Kingston.   Cardiologists Kenneth N. Giedd, MD, Paul A. Hanna, MD, and Syed Naqvi, MD -- who already provide cardiology services at MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, also a member o...

  • New Technology Supports Life-Saving Comprehensive Donor Milk Program at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 11/17/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 8, 2017) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s capabilities to care for the region’s tiniest and most at-risk infants were further strengthened by the recent addition of a unique piece of technology that allows the analysis of human milk in order to provide premature infants with milk specifically tailored to their unique nutritional needs – another milestone in the development of a one-of-a-kind premature donor milk bank and further improvement of the hospital’s existing compreh...

  • Medicaid Program Changes

    Posted: 10/26/2017

    Please CLICK HERE for a letter from Michael D. Israel, President and CEO.

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital's $8 Million Overhaul of Inpatient Care Floors Integrates Private Rooms, Latest Technologies

    Posted: 10/25/2017

    The transformation of MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), continues with a full-scale, major renovation to the inpatient care floors of its six-story Cooke Building. The $8 million project fuses emerging technologies and conveniences with a reimagined experience for patients, visitors and caregivers alike, ensuring MidHudson Regional Hospital remains the area’s leader in world-class, advanced, patient-centered care. The first of the four fl...

  • At Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Former American Idol Judge Kara DioGuardi Announces December 3rd Tri-State Rocks Event

    Posted: 10/23/2017

    A Grammy-nominated performer and songwriter chose Maria Fareri Children's Hospital as the venue to announce the debut of a benefit vocal competition December 3rd at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester. Westchester native Kara DioGuardi, who was a judge for two seasons of Fox television's American Idol , said the inaugural Tri-State Rocks show is open to aspiring singers between the ages of 12 and 21 living in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.    The winner will receive a two-hour mentoring...

  • 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...