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  • Fourth Annual Margaretville Hospital Art Auction Raised Funds for New Heliport

    Posted: 05/21/2024

    MARGARETVILLE, N.Y., (May 21, 2024) –– Artwork sold at auction benefited Margaretville HospitalMore than 100 people attended Margaretville Hospital’s Fourth Annual Art Auction, held on Saturday, May 18 at the MTC Community Room in Margaretville. The event – which featured art by Patrice Lorenz, Christie Scheele, Michael Reichman, Judy Howie-Coury, Hunt Slonem and other local artists – was a huge success. Attendees were able to preview the artwork both online and at a preview reception held at River Rock...

  • Westchester Medical Center First in New York to Use Robotic-Assisted System to Help Restore Hearing Loss

    Posted: 05/14/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 14, 2024) - WMCHealth’s Westchester Medical Center is the first hospital in New York State to complete a cochlear implant procedure with a new, FDA-approved robotic-assisted cochlear implant insertion system. The pioneering procedure was successfully performed by Katrina Stidham, MD ,  Westchester Medical Center’s Section Chief of Neurotology and the Medical Director of the Cochlear Implant Center at Westchester Medical Center . The new  iotaSOFT® Insertion System &nbs...

  • Westchester Medical Center Foundation Announces 2024 Slate of Trustees

    Posted: 04/29/2024

    VALHALLA N.Y. (April 29, 2024) – The Westchester Medical Center Foundation is proud to unveil its distinguished slate of trustees for 2024, marking a year of significant growth for the philanthropic arm of Westchester Medical Center, the flagship hospital in the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). At the Foundation’s recent quarterly meeting, the Board of Trustees warmly welcomed its newest member, Bill Madden, who serves as the Director of New York Communications and Government Affai...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Teams with Law Enforcement to Host National Drug Take Back Day Collection Sites

    Posted: 04/25/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y., (April 25, 2024) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) will partner with local law enforcement to host National Drug Take Back Day collection sites throughout Westchester, Orange, and Rockland counties, Saturday April 27. Community members can bring tablets, capsules, patches, and other solid forms of prescription, over the counter and veterinary medications to the collection sites for proper disposal, free and anonymously. At some locations, WMCHealth representatives a...

  • Westchester Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care

    Posted: 04/23/2024

    VALHALLA, NY – April 23, 2024 – WMCHealth’s Westchester Medical Center has achieved Level 4 accreditation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). The Level 4 accreditation from the NAEC is granted to centers that have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the most advanced medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy. Level 4 is the highest designation given by the NAEC.  This esteemed designation underscores the Advanced Adult Epilepsy Program ...

  • New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Appoint Erika Berman Rosenzweig, M.D., to Lead Departments of Pediatrics; Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 04/17/2024

    VALHALLA N.Y., (April 17, 2024) – Academic medical center partners New York Medical College (NYMC) and Westchester Medical Center have jointly announced the appointment of Erika Berman Rosenzweig, M.D., as Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at NYMC School of Medicine and Director, Department of Pediatrics at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship hospital in the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Dr. Rosenzweig will also assume the role of William Russell McCurdy Physician-...

  • WMCHealth President and CEO Michael D. Israel to Retire in 2025; Board Announces National Search for Network’s Next Leader

    Posted: 04/16/2024

    Valhalla, N.Y. (April 16, 2024) –– After nearly 20 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Westchester Medical Center and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), Michael D. Israel will retire from his position at the end of 2025. The Westchester County Healthcare Corporation (WCHCC) Board of Directors has initiated a nationwide search for his replacement. “After almost two decades in this role, this is the right time to move on to my next phase, and for a new leader to come ...

  • Hudson Valley Renegades, Westchester Medical Center Health Network Announce New, Multi-year Partnership Extension

    Posted: 04/11/2024

    Wappingers Falls, N.Y. (April 11, 2024) – The Hudson Valley Renegades, the High-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced a multi-year Pinstripe Partnership extension, with WMCHealth remaining as the Official Hospital Partner of the Hudson Valley Renegades. As part of the renewed partnership, WMCHealth has secured the naming rights to the brand-new, state-of-the-art WMCHealth Club Lounge, located in left field. “The WMCHealth Club Loun...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Alfred P. Vigorito, Esq., as Chief Risk Officer

    Posted: 04/03/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 3, 2024) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alfred P. Vigorito, Esq., as its new Chief Risk Officer. In this pivotal role, Vigorito will lead WMCHealth’s Risk Management Department, focusing on professional and general negligence matters. His strategic approach aims to enhance risk mitigation and facilitate efficient resolution of ongoing and future litigation. A native New Yorker, Vigorito brings with him...

  • HealthAlliance Hospital Recognized Nationally for Fair Share Spending

    Posted: 04/02/2024

    KINGSTON, N.Y., (April 2, 2024) –– HealthAlliance Hospital has been recognized by the Lown Institute as a 2024 Top Hospital for Fair Share Spending, a distinction that places HealthAlliance Hospital among only 20 percent of hospitals nationwide meeting—or exceeding—its obligations for community investment. This is the second recognition in as many years that HealthAlliance Hospital has earned from the Lown Institute. “This recognition is a reflection of WMCHealth's commitment to put the priorities of ou...