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  • 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...

  • WMCHealth’s First-of-its-Kind TeleCourt Program Allows Behavioral Health Patients to Participate Remotely in Mental Hygiene Hearings

    Posted: 05/20/2019

    Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has established a first-of-its-kind program in New York State that makes it possible for patients at WMCHealth’s Behavioral Health Center to virtually attend mental hygiene hearings without leaving the hospital.   Under the auspices of Lawrence K. Marks, Chief Administrative Judge of the New York State Unified Court System, the videoconferencing pilot program permits patients to voluntarily attend...

  • Three Free Community Screenings of ‘The American Nurse’ at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus Offered in Celebration of National Nurses Week

    Posted: 04/29/2019

    The public is invited to three free screenings of the award-winning documentary “The American Nurse” in honor of National Nurses Week in the auditorium of HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus, 75 Mary’s Ave. in Kingston, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ). The screenings will take place on May 8 at 8 a.m., May 9 at 7:30 p.m. and May 10 at 2 p.m. The screenings are open to all members of the community, including HealthAlliance nursing staff members and Ulster...

  • SAAVE, Westchester Medical Center’s Crisis Intervention Program, Guides & Counsels Victims of Sexual Assault

    Posted: 04/26/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 25, 2019) – Recognizing the physical and mental trauma endured by victims of sexual assault Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is offering crisis intervention and counseling services through SAAVE (Sexual Assault, Abuse and Victim’s Empowerment), a 24-hour support program for Westchester County residents. SAAVE offers comprehensive assistance for victims, and their significant others, who have been affected by sexu...

  • Advanced Family Medicine Welcomes Family Physician Harlan Rozenberg, DO, to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 04/22/2019

    MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), welcomes local family physician Harlan Rozenberg, DO, to Advanced Family Medicine in Poughkeepsie. Dr. Rozenberg practices at the hospital, at 1 Webster Ave., Suite 202, with family physicians Robert C. Holland , MD, FAAP, and J. Keith Festa, MD , MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Associate Director of Medical Affairs. The office phone number is 845-244-8500. Originally from Mamaroneck, N.Y., Dr. Rozenberg ...

  • Midwives Elizabeth Pickett, MS, LM, and Barbara Smith-Foy, MS, LM, Join Advanced OB-GYN Associates in Kingston to Run Prenatal Care

    Posted: 04/16/2019

    Advanced OB-GYN Associates, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomes midwives Elizabeth Pickett, MS, LM, and Barbara Smith-Foy, MS, LM, to the practice’s Kingston office, led by Dean Bloch, MD, Chairman of the HealthAlliance Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Kingston practice is Advanced OB-GYN Associates’ first comprehensive midwifery practice caring for patients throughout pregnancy, as both outpatients and inpatients. Midwife-assisted deliver...

  • Advanced Family Medicine Welcomes Longtime Local Family Physician Robert C. Holland, MD, to MidHudson Regional Hospital

    Posted: 04/15/2019

    MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ), welcomes longtime local family physician Robert C. Holland, MD, FAAP, to Advanced Family Medicine in Poughkeepsie. Dr. Holland practices at the hospital, at 1 Webster Ave., Suite 202, with family physician J. Keith Festa, MD, MidHudson Regional Hospital’s Associate Director of Medical Affairs. The office phone number is 845-244-8500. Originally from Poughkeepsie, Dr. Holland has practiced family medicin...