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  • Keeping Families Together: Margaretville Hospital Leads Effort to Support New and Expecting Parents Challenged with Addiction

    Posted: 09/12/2022

    MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. (September 12, 2022)  - Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is leading a comprehensive program that supports expecting and newborn parents challenged with addiction while helping to prevent substance use disorders among people of childbearing age. Margaretville Hospital directs the Catskills Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Consortium, which features pre-pregnancy education, peer counseling, medication-a...

  • Join Families across the Region September 18 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day

    Posted: 09/01/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 31, 2022) – Families from across the region are expected to attend Maria Fareri Children's Hospital's 18th Annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day September 18 for a day of fun-filled activities to support pediatric care in the Hudson Valley. Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day Supporting Maria Fareri Children's Hospital is September 18 Families are welcome to attend the free event featuring activities including face painting, crafts, carnival games, music, character ap...

  • New Advanced Imaging System at Good Samaritan Hospital Provides Enhanced Clarity for Disease Identification

    Posted: 08/25/2022

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (August 25, 2022) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), announced today that an expanded radiology department with advanced imaging technology is now open and serving patients at the hospital. WMCHealth and Good Samaritan Hospital leadership and workforce members are joined by elected officials to cut the ribbon for the new Radiology Department. A new, low dose computed tomography (CT) scanner and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ...

  • WMCHealth’s Big 5: Races for Runners of All Levels will Support WMCHealth Hospitals

    Posted: 08/22/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 19, 2022) – Get your heart rate going and support healthcare as you race, jog or walk around and about WMCHealth's Valhalla campus September 18. The Big 5, Westchester Medical Center Health Network's fall active fundraiser supports a range of medical services while supplying the perfect opportunity to get fit and have fun.  The Healing Half Marathon , The Kyle Goldberg 10K , The Evan Lieberman 5K and the Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day will all be held Sunday, Septemb...

  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization Lab Now Open at MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 08/10/2022

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (August 10, 2022) – Cardiac care options have increased for residents of the Mid-Hudson region with the reopening of the Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Early diagnosis is critical in minimizing the effects of heart disease. In a cardiac catheterization laboratory, cardiologists evaluate how well a patient's heart is working and determine if the patient's arteries are c...

  • Westchester Medical Center Appoints Humayun Islam, MD, as Director of Pathology

    Posted: 08/04/2022

    VALHALLA, NY (August 5, 2022) – Westchester Medical Center, the flagship hospital in the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has appointed Humayun Islam, MD, to Director of Pathology. Dr. Islam currently serves as Clinical Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology at New York Medical College (NYMC), academic affiliate of WMCHealth. Dr. Islam's peers recognize him for his expertise in the fields of pathology and hematopathology, which focuses ...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Now Providing Lifesaving Stroke Care Procedure

    Posted: 08/02/2022

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (August 3, 2022) — An advanced and potentially lifesaving procedure used in emergent stroke care is now being performed at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). The most devastating strokes are caused by blockages of large arteries in the brain, and thrombectomy is a minimally invasive procedure performed by endovascular neurosurgeons to remove those blockages and restore blood flow before permanent damage is done. Time is ...

  • Four WMCHealth Hospitals Recognized for Stroke Care Excellence

    Posted: 08/02/2022

    VALHALLA, NY (August 3, 2022) ― Four Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) hospitals have again been cited by national associations* for stroke care excellence. Westchester Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, MidHudson Regional Hospital and HealthAlliance Hospital have each earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines ® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for 2022. The award recognizes each hospital for its commitment to, and suc...

  • Wappingers Central School District Donates Special Rube Goldberg Machine to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 07/20/2022

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. (July 19, 2022) —  Wappingers Central School District is thrilled to have partnered with MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), on a special project. Students Show WMCHealth Representatives the Rube Goldberg Machine Kindergarten students from Fishkill Plains Elementary, grade four students from Oak Grove Elementary, and high school students from Roy C. Ketcham's Manufacturing class collaborated to create a Rube Gold...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital Making Important Construction Progress on New and Expanded Inpatient Pediatrics Unit

    Posted: 07/20/2022

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (July 19, 2022) —  MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Health Network (WMCHealth), continues to make progress on the construction of a new Maria Fareri Children's Healthcare Services inpatient pediatrics unit at the hospital. The new inpatient pediatrics unit or "neighborhood" at MidHudson Regional Hospital will have 10 private rooms – double the amount of the hospital's current inpatient pediatrics neighborhood - with sleeping accommod...