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  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Center for Breast Health Receives National Accreditation for High-Quality Care and Treatment by NAPBC

    Posted: 06/19/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (June 19, 2018) - Patients seeking breast care have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in Rockland County. The Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been granted a three-year full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) , a program ad...

  • WMCHealth’s Heart & Vascular Institute Opens New Kingston Office, Welcoming Cardiologists Ellis Lader, MD, and Aneta Dimova, MD

    Posted: 06/18/2018

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (June 18, 2018) — The Heart & Vascular Institute of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has a new office location at network affiliate HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus, welcoming longtime Kingston cardiologists Ellis W. Lader, MD, and Aneta D. Dimova, MD, to the Institute’s team. The Heart & Vascular Institute now occupies the offices of the former Mid-Valley Cardiology practice, at 111 Mary’s Ave. in Kingston, on the Mary’s Avenue Campus, provid...

  • Girls’ Night Out Raises Funds to Benefit Women’s Health Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 06/18/2018

    WARWICK, N.Y. (June 18, 2018) –Nearly 200 women came together for Girls’ Night Out, a popular fundraising event for Women’s Health Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). It was held at Palacio Catering & Conference Center in Goshen. Caption:  Mary Leahy, MD, CEO of Bon Secours Charity Health System, speaking at the event  Girls Night Out, which raised nearly $30,000, featured a shopping suite that included raffle b...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Welcomes James Feeney, MD, FACS, as Director of Trauma Services

    Posted: 06/11/2018

    MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomes trauma and general surgeon James M. Feeney, MD, FACS,   as Director of Trauma Services. Dr. Feeney is responsible for leading MidHudson Regional Hospital’s trauma team and ensuring injured patients at the hospital’s Level II trauma center receive the safest, most appropriate care. He is also involved in professional and public trauma education and training through WMCHealth’s...

  • Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation’s Board of Directors Welcomes Two New Members

    Posted: 06/11/2018

    WARWICK, NY (June 11, 2018) – Two prominent Warwick town residents have joined the Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation Board of Directors. Jessica Cardella serves on several Warwick community boards, including as Co-President of the Warwick Middle School board, and is a member of the Mount Peter Race Club and Warwick Girls Lacrosse boards. She has helped plan numerous school fundraisers and was the 2015-2016 PTA Co-President at Sanfordville Elementary School in Warwick. Michael McSweeney is a Financia...

  • Over $3.5 million Raised at Westchester Medical Center’s 39th Annual Gala; ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc. Honored with 2018 Community Partner Award

    Posted: 06/07/2018

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (June 7, 2018) – Following its 100th anniversary celebration last year, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) continued to make history at its annual Gala with multiple, million-dollar pledges to the Westchester Medical Center Foundation* and a 2018 event fundraising total exceeding $3.5 million. The 39th Annual Gala, held this year at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts on June 2, benefited Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and the Behavi...

  • Maria Fareri Children's Hospital Celebrates Work of Young Researchers

    Posted: 05/25/2018

    As an academic institution with a thriving research program, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital recently celebrated the work of young researchers during the 8th Annual Paul K. Woolf, MD Pediatric Trainee Research Day. We congratulate all for their dedication, results, and future research successes. Spotlighted researchers at 8th Annual Paul K. Woolf, MD Pediatric Trainee Research Day (center left to right: Priya Misra, MD; Amanda Rahman, DO; Selena Levine, Do and Gaurav Nayyar, MD, PhD) with (L-R) Michael...

  • Tricia Hiller and Boriana Parvez, MD, Honored As Healthcare Heroes by Westchester Magazine

    Posted: 05/22/2018

    Tricia Hiller and Boriana Parvez, MD, were recently recognized as 2018 Healthcare Heroes by Westchester Magazine .   Hiller, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s Director of Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy, was presented by Gary Tatz, MD, an intensivist in the hospital’s pediatric intensive care unit. In his presentation, Tatz applauded Hiller for her work with children and families during challenging times in the hospital.   Ed LaGamma, MD, Chief of Newborn Medicine at Maria Fareri Childre...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Expands Telemedicine Program with Teletrauma Services in Ulster and Delaware Counties

    Posted: 05/17/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has expanded its telemedicine program to include a teletrauma service at the network’s Kingston and Margaretville hospitals, bringing the immediate care that traumatic injuries require to communities where access to Level I trauma care is limited. The teletrauma program connects providers at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville, both members of WMCHealth, with the advanced care trauma experti...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Hosts Dedication Ceremony for Maria’s Garden, a 20,000-Square-Foot Outdoor Respite Area for Hospitalized Children and their Families

    Posted: 05/16/2018

    Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County hosted a heartwarming dedication ceremony for Maria’s Garden, an outdoor area of respite for patients and families under the hospital’s care. The serene and beautifully-landscaped Maria’s Garden is just steps away from the hospital’s front doors. Within its 20,000 square feet are meandering walkways; shaded seating areas; colorful f...