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  • Rep. Molinaro Announces Federal Funding to Address EMS Personnel Shortage in Delaware County

    Posted: 09/13/2023

    Margaretville, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today announced $180,000 is being delivered to Margaretville Memorial Hospital to address the shortage of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel in Delaware County. The funding is available through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which Rep. Molinaro is working to robustly fund in Fiscal Year 2024. With this funding, Margaretville Memorial Hospital will expand EMS training opportunities through its partnership with Delaware County...

  • Senator Gillibrand, Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins Stand At Westchester Medical Center Calling For Nearly $180 Million To Address Nation’s Maternal Mortality And Maternal Mental Health Crisis

    Posted: 09/08/2023

    WESTCHESTER, N.Y. — Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins stood at Westchester Medical Center calling for legislation and nearly $180 million in federal funding to address the nation’s maternal mortality and maternal mental health crisis. The United States continues to have the highest rate of maternal mortality in the developed world, driven in large part by the high mortality rates among women of color. Gillibrand’s approach would support mothers at eve...

  • SACH Echocardiography Team Recognized by IAC

    Posted: 08/31/2023

    Our hospital continues to exceed the highest standards for care! Just ask the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), which awarded WMCHealth’s St. Anthony Community Hospital and our echocardiography team  with Green Milestone Recognition for 10 years of continuous accreditation and commitment to improving patient outcomes and safety. Three cheers for our echocardiography team, which includes (L-R) Medical Director, Seth Hurwitz, MD, Lead Echocardiographer, Brigida Hershberger, and Director o...

  • Healthier Communities ACO Recognized by Becker’s Healthcare

    Posted: 08/23/2023

    Our Healthier Communities Accountable Care Organization (ACO) has been lauded by a leading national healthcare publication for “identifying cost-savings in healthcare delivery." Created through a WMCHealth - Bon Secours Medical Group collaboration with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, our Healthier Communities ACO coordinates quality, patient-centered care for many individuals. Congratulations to all involved in our Healthier Communities ACO; the recognition is well-deserved. And thank yo...

  • HealthAlliance Hospital Earns “A” Ratings for Social Responsibility, Health Equity, Value of Care and Community Benefit

    Posted: 08/16/2023

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (August 16, 2023) –– HealthAlliance Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been recognized by the Lown Institute for outstanding social responsibility, receiving an “A” grade on the 2023-24 Lown Institute Hospitals Index. HealthAlliance Hospital achieved this honor through strong, A-grade performances across metrics of health equity, patient outcomes, value of care and community benefit, out of more than 3,600 hospitals nationwide. “This recog...

  • WMCHealth’s St. Anthony Community Hospital and Schervier Pavilion Receive Highest Ratings from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    Posted: 08/15/2023

    WARWICK N.Y. (August 15, 2023) –– The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) bestowed its highest ratings – five stars – on St. Anthony Community Hospital and Schervier Pavilion, as part of the organization’s ratings release for 2023. Both facilities operate under the banner of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and are located on the same WMCHealth campus in Warwick, N.Y. CMS recognized St. Anthony Community Hospital, a 60-bed community hospital that has served residents...

  • Mountainside Residential Care Center Receives Five-Star Rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

    Posted: 08/14/2023

    MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. (August 14, 2023) –– Mountainside Residential Care Center , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently received a five-star, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) nursing home rating for excellence in specialized care. A five-star rating is the highest rating a facility can receive from CMS. The overall star rating for nursing homes comes from a combination of health inspections, staffing and quality of resident care measures. CMS calcu...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Names Former Patients as Youth Ambassadors

    Posted: 07/17/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (July 17, 2023) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital has named three former patients as its newest youth ambassadors. The children - all of whom underwent successful treatment for severe illnesses at WMCHealth’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital - will represent the thousands of seriously ill and injured children served annually by the hospital’s advanced pediatric services. A signature duty of the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital ambassadors will be to lead the hundreds-strong procession fo...

  • Leadership Rockland Recognizes GSH as Business Leader of the Year

    Posted: 07/14/2023

    Mary Leahy, MD, MHA , CEO of WMCHealth’s Bon Secours Charity Health System, accepted the Business Leaders of the Year Award from Leadership Rockland for Good Samaritan Hospital with Mark Geller, MD, President & CEO of Montefiore Nyack. They are pictured with Rockland Community College’s Kathy Hopkins, ed.D, and Leadership Rockland’s Lizanne Fiorentino. We also congratulate fellow honorees Michael Seidenfrau, Dan Weisberg and the Leadership Rockland graduating class of 2023. L-R: Dr. Leahy, Dr. Gelle...

  • WMCHealth Appoints Josh Ratner as Chief Executive Officer of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley

    Posted: 07/11/2023

    Valhalla, N.Y. (July 11, 2023) –– Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced that Josh Ratner, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of WMCHealth, is taking on an additional role as Chief Executive Officer of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley – which includes HealthAlliance Hospital, Margaretville Hospital and the forthcoming HealthAlliance Healthy Village. “Josh Ratner’s appointment marks a significant milestone for HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley and demo...