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  • A Message from Michael D. Israel, WMCHealth President and Chief Executive Officer

    Posted: 06/03/2020

    At WMCHealth, we have always embraced the ideals of diversity, inclusion and equity as sources of tremendous strength that allows us to create the best work environments for our workforce members, provide the highest quality care for our patients, and to be as responsive as possible to the unique needs of the diverse communities we serve.  Now, more than ever, it is crucial that we reaffirm our commitments and leverage our collective strengths.  Together we are all part of the WMCHealth commun...

  • WMCHealth Provides $1 million in Grants

    Posted: 05/28/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 28, 2020) - The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced $1 million in grants to 10 Hudson Valley organizations to address behavioral health and substance use disorders, primary care accessibility and engagement, and linkages to social determinates of health services, such as housing and food security. Part of the New York State “promising practices” initiative, these grants are designed to help WMCHealth partners develop sustainable models and services a...

  • WMCHealth Physicians Resumes Medical Practice Office Visits in Westchester County, Following Resumption of Elective Outpatient Procedures

    Posted: 05/21/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 21, 2020) – WMCHealth and WMCHealth Physicians/Advanced Physician Services announce that routine office visits are resuming at our medical practices in Westchester County.  New York State has approved the resumption of routine medical practice visits based on the status of coronavirus impact, including a drop in COVID-19 cases, in specific counties. WMCHealth Physicians/Advanced Physician Services medical practices have returned to regular office hours in Dutchess, Ulster and De...

  • WMCHealth to Resume Outpatient Ambulatory Surgeries at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY

    Posted: 05/19/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 19, 2020) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announces that elective outpatient ambulatory surgeries and medical testing will resume tomorrow, May 20, at its flagship hospital Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY. New York State approval allows for resumption of outpatient ambulatory surgical services -- those for which the patient enters and leaves a surgical facility on the same day, without an overnight stay – and is based upon the status of coronavirus ...

  • WMCHealth Expands COVID-19 Antibody Testing for Public at Westchester County Center

    Posted: 05/18/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 18, 2020) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is expanding its antibody testing program.   Beginning today, COVID-19 antibody testing for the public is available by appointment at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY. Members of the public interested in COVID-19 antibody testing can call 914.326.2060, Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., for screening and to make an appointment. After testing samples are secured, they are brought ...

  • Open Letter from President and CEO Michael D. Israel

    Posted: 05/11/2020

    As we celebrate Nurses' Week and Hospital Week, we wanted to recognize the commitment of our workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your essential roles have required you to call upon reserves from deep within, while you balance the needs and care of your own loved ones. We are proud of each one of you and hope you will find continued strength in the heartfelt appreciation from your colleagues, our patients, and the communities we serve together. Thank you for everything you do. Please view this video ...

  • WMCHealth to Resume Outpatient Ambulatory Surgeries at HealthAlliance and MidHudson Regional Hospitals this Week

    Posted: 05/05/2020

    Today, WMCHealth announces that elective outpatient ambulatory surgeries and medical tests will resume this week at its hospitals in Dutchess and Ulster counties, under an Executive Order from Governor Andrew Cuomo. HealthAlliance (Broadway campus,) in Kingston, and MidHudson Regional Hospital, in Poughkeepsie, will each resume outpatient surgery services, with MidHudson Regional Hospital beginning Wednesday, May 6, and HealthAlliance on Thursday, May 7. Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order allows for the r...

  • At WMCHealth, we can provide the care you need... now.

    Posted: 05/03/2020


  • Census 2020: Shape Your Future. Start Here.

    Posted: 04/30/2020

    Top 5 Reasons to Complete the Census: Your Health:   Helps hospitals and communities predict the spread of diseases. Emergency Response:   Helps allocate disaster resources. Federal Funding:   Determines funding for programs like Medicaid and school lunches. Fair Representation: Determines a community’s number of U.S. House of Representatives seats. Infrastructure: Drives decisions for housing, safety resources and community improvements. Responses to the census are secure,...

  • Bruce Beck, Lead Sports Anchor for NBC New York, Generously Supports WMCHealth Heroes

    Posted: 04/29/2020

      We are grateful for the support of local resident Bruce Beck, lead sports anchor for NBC New York, and his wife, Janet, who generously donated to our Meal Train program. Our meal train recognizes staff while also serving as an economic support of local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These meals to our frontline staff were provided by Italian Meateria Deli. During this challenging time, donor support of our work and our workforce is inspiring. On behalf of everyone at WMCHealth, tha...