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  • WMCHealth Expands Wound Care Program to Westchester Medical Center; Services for Slow-Healing Wounds Caused by Traumatic Injuries as well as Diabetic Wounds and Ulcers Now Available

    Posted: 01/06/2022

    VALHALLA N.Y. (January 6, 2022)  – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is expanding the Network’s Wound Care Program to Westchester Medical Center.  WMCHealth’s flagship hospital now offers advanced outpatient therapy for the management of diabetic wounds and ulcers, as well as slow-healing wounds resulting from serious traumatic injuries, infections and soft tissue radiation injury. Westchester Medical Center joins established wound care programs at WMCHealth’s MidHudson Re...

  • Zubeen Shroff Named Chair of the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation

    Posted: 01/05/2022

    VALHALLA N.Y. (January 5, 2022)  – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announces the appointment of Zubeen Shroff as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation (WCHCC).  The WCHCC operates WMCHealth, a network consisting of 10 hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and provider practices in New York State’s Hudson Valley region. Shroff succeeds Mitchell Hochberg, now 1st Vice Chair, whose tenure as Chair reached term limits after thre...

  • Clinical Leadership Additions Build Hematology and Oncology Programs at Westchester Medical Center and New York Medical College

    Posted: 12/01/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (December 1, 2021) – Westchester Medical Center and New York Medical College (NYMC) jointly announce the appointment of two clinical leaders: Mark D. Hurwitz, MD, and Daniel C. Cho, MD, who will further develop the oncology and hematology programs at both institutions.   Dr. Mark Hurwitz  Dr. Hurwitz is currently the Director of Radiation Medicine at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the Chair of the School o...

  • Westchester Medical Center to Host New York State COVID-19 Vaccination Operations Beginning November 19

    Posted: 11/18/2021

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 18, 2021) – New York State COVID-19 vaccination efforts for ages 12 and older will transition from the Westchester County Center to Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), beginning Friday, November 19.   Also, vaccination for children ages 5 to 11 is available at WMCHealth’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.   Both Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital are located at 100 Woods Roa...

  • Westchester Medical Center Training Local Law Enforcement Personnel How to “Stop the Bleed”

    Posted: 11/03/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (November 1, 2021) - Specialists from Westchester Medical Center’s Level I trauma center recently trained Westchester County Police Department Emergency Services Unit personnel on techniques that help mitigate excessive bleeding caused by a traumatic injury.   The effort is a component of Westchester Medical Center’s Stop the Bleed education initiative for which the Westchester Medical Center trainers are certified by the American College of Surgeons. The Westchester County Police Dep...

  • Advanced Diagnostic and Treatment Services Highlight New Endoscopy Suite at Westchester Medical Center

    Posted: 10/21/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (October 22, 2021) — Physicians specializing in gastroenterology and liver diseases are now performing endoscopic procedures that help diagnose conditions of the esophagus, stomach, colon, biliary tract and pancreas in a new endoscopy suite at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Endoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure for disease identification and treatment, and is a critical tool for diagnostics in gastroenterology an...

  • Grant from Westchester Community Foundation Supports WMCHealth’s Post-COVID-19 Recovery Program

    Posted: 10/18/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (October 18, 2021) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announces the award of a $50,000 grant from the Westchester Community Foundation, a division of The New York Community Trust. WMCHealth will use the grant to increase the services provided through support groups, a key component of treatment plans for many patients in a Post-COVID-19 Recovery Program based here. “Expansion of WMCHealth’s Post-COVID-19 Recovery Program will ensure the Post-COVID Syndrome patients...

  • New Spectral CT Imaging Technology at Westchester Medical Center Captures Patient Scans Faster with Enhanced Clarity than Conventional CT Imaging for More Accurate Disease Diagnosis

    Posted: 10/14/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (October 14, 2021) — Medical imaging is a crucial tool in disease identification and diagnosis. Now, medical imaging specialists at Westchester Medical Center can capture inpatient scans fast and with enhanced clarity with a new spectral computed tomography imaging system. Westchester Medical Center’s new Philips Spectral Computed Tomography (CT) 7500 captures high quality scans with more information than conventional CT imaging. High quality images with spectral data acquired by the Spect...

  • Screenings and Treatment for Genetic and Metabolic Conditions for Children and Adults Now Available through WMCHealth

    Posted: 10/07/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (October 12, 2021) — WMCHealth Physicians, the medical group of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is now assisting families and individuals with the initial diagnosis and long-term treatment of genetic and metabolic conditions, such as phenylketonuria (PKU), lysosomal disorders and Pompe disease through WMCHealth Physicians’ Advanced Medical Genetics.   Advanced Medical Genetics is an established team of physicians, nurse practitioners, dietitians and other bo...

  • New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Appoint Tracey Milligan, MD to Lead Neurology Programs

    Posted: 09/30/2021

    VALHALLA N.Y. (September 30, 2021) – Tracey A. Milligan, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Neurology at New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine and the Director of Neurology for Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and MidHudson Regional Hospital, each of which are members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth).    Dr. Milligan comes to the Hudson Valley from Boston, where she served as an associate professor at Harvard Medic...