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  • News About HealthAlliance Construction Plans

    Posted: 08/12/2019

    Here’s the latest on the construction plans at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus: Since we received New York State approval for the Mary’s Avenue transformation project in June, we have cleared several additional milestones as we move closer to groundbreaking and construction. WMCHealth and HealthAlliance are working closely with the City of Kingston in advance of permit filing. We’ve selected architecture, construction and project management firms, and packages for the various phases of the...

  • Beat the Heat: Westchester Medical Center Health Network Offers Weather Safety Tips for Hot Temperatures Forecasted this Week

    Posted: 07/18/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (July 18, 2019) – Summer is a time for outdoor activities and fun in the sun, but the combination of extreme temperatures – like those expected this week – and high humidity can be very dangerous. With forecasted temperatures in the 90s this week and nearing triple digits over the weekend, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is urging Hudson Valley residents to take extra precautions to stay safe. “A day or two of extreme temperatures and humidity is typically not a ...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Patients Appointed Ambassadors for Hospital’s Largest Fundraiser

    Posted: 07/15/2019

    A 7-ye ar-old Cornwall boy who has endured multiple surgeries to overcome a rare congenital condition and a 7-year-old Ossining boy stricken with a rare bone disorder, were cheered on by second-grade classmates at separate ceremonies held recently at their respective schools. Asher Levy-Dahl, 7, and Giovanni “Gio” Toribio, 7, were named among three ambassadors for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital ’ s 15 t h A nnual G o t he Di s t ance W al k and Fa m il y Fun D a y , schedu l ed f or September 15. A th...

  • Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA to Lead Obstetrics & Gynecology Programs at Westchester Medical Center Health Network & New York Medical College

    Posted: 07/12/2019

    Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA, has been appointed Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at academic affiliate New York Medical College (NYMC), where he is currently a Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Tedjarati currently also serves as Chief Clinical Integration Officer at WMCHealth, responsible for...

  • WMCHealth and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Announce New Agreement

    Posted: 07/11/2019

    Effective immediately, WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers will rejoin Empire BlueCross BlueShield’s network of participating providers under a new, three-year agreement, retroactive to June 1. That means that all Empire members who received covered health care services from WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers on or after June 1 will receive coverage for these services at the in-network level of benefits. Those WMCHealth hospitals, facilities and providers covered under the new agreeme...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Encourages Safe Celebrations this Fourth of July Holiday

    Posted: 07/01/2019

    Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks often go hand in hand, but fireworks – especially those that are illegal – can be extremely dangerous and can cause serious injuries.  Each year, thousands of adults and children are treated at hospitals across the United States for serious burns, amputations, and other significant injuries resulting from the use of fireworks. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) encourages all residents to leave the fireworks to the professionals ...

  • Peter Panzica, MD, Joins Westchester Medical Center Health Network as Director of Anesthesiology and New York Medical College as Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology

    Posted: 06/17/2019

      The Westchester Medical Center Health Network   (WMCHealth) and academic affiliate New York Medical College recently named anesthesiologist Peter Panzica, MD, as Director of Anesthesiology for WMCHealth’s Valhalla and Poughkeepsie campuses, as well as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and associate professor of anesthesiology at New York Medical College. Dr. Panzica  will oversee all anesthesiology services at Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in...

  • Longtime Local Orthopedic Surgeon William O. Thompson, MD, Joins WMCHealth’s Advanced Orthopaedics in Poughkeepsie

    Posted: 06/07/2019

    Longtime local orthopedic surgeon William O. Thompson, MD, FAAOS, has joined to the Poughkeepsie office of Advanced Orthopaedics, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ). Dr. Thompson — certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine by the ABOS — practices at the Advanced Orthopaedics office in MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Atrium, 1 Webster Ave., Suite 5...

  • HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Welcomes Michael Doyle, MD, MBA, CPE as Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer

    Posted: 06/07/2019

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ) recently named Michael Doyle, MD, MBA, CPE, to the health network’s leadership team as Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley . Doyle will provide leadership and work collaboratively with hospital teams at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston, Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, and all mem...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Partnerships and Community Investments Promote Healthier Communities

    Posted: 05/22/2019

      Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Performing Provider System (PPS) and its Center for Regional Healthcare Innovation (CRHI ) have made significant progress to date with partnerships and investments in community initiatives that close gaps in access to healthcare resources and create sustainable, healthier communities at the grassroots level.   The WMCHealth PPS was established to participate in New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, a statewide p...