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  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Unveils Donor Milk Bank for Extreme Preemies

    Posted: 12/11/2019

    VALHALLA, NY - (December 11, 2019) ― A new, distinctive facility that processes pre-term human milk for extremely premature babies is now fully operational at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and home to the Isaac & Naomi Kaplan Family Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The Regional Neonatal ICU cares for the Hudson Valley’s tiniest and sickest newborns and with the Liquid Gold Preemie Donor Milk Bank now online, Maria...

  • Caregiving Tuesday

    Posted: 11/26/2019

    Please CLICK HERE to learn more and to make a donation.

  • 100.7 WHUD Joins Community in Support of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital through the 15th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon for the Kids

    Posted: 11/18/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 18, 2019) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley, is once again teaming up with 100.7 WHUD, Westchester and the Hudson Valley’s music and information station, to host the 15th Annual 100.7 WHUD Radiothon for the Kids. 100.7 WHUD has been a supporter of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital for 15 years and that support continues with this year’s event. The Radiothon wi...

  • WMCHealth Urges Community to Take Caution and Get Vaccinated This Flu Season

    Posted: 11/13/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 13, 2019) – As we enter flu season, which typically commences in October and can last until May, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) urges everyone in the community to get vaccinated. The flu vaccine is the only viable safeguard against the flu and can help protect against life-threatening complications that can arise from contracting the virus. Young people, the elderly and people with underlying health conditions are most at risk for the flu and for contr...

  • WMCHealth is home to 273 of the Hudson Valley’s TOP DOCTORS.

    Posted: 11/07/2019

    Please CLICK HERE for list of doctors (pdf).

  • WMCHealth Physicians Honored as ‘Doctors of Distinction’

    Posted: 11/01/2019

    Several WMCHealth physicians were among the honorees recognized for their contributions to the field of medicine at the recent Doctors of Distinction award banquet hosted by the Westchester County Business Journal. Michael Gewitz, MD , William Russell McCurdy Physician-in-Chief at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his devotion to caring for pediatric patients and their families in the Hudson Valley since the early 1980s, with many of his on...

  • Westchester Medical Center is one of few Centers to Offer Trans-Radial Approach for Cerebral Aneurysm Repair

    Posted: 10/29/2019

    A corporate chef for more than 30 years, Karla Grimaldi, 57, of Ossining, learned five years ago – quite by accident, while trying to diagnose a case of vertigo and headaches – that she had a large brain aneurysm. She underwent a coiling procedure at a New York City hospital through the traditional, femoral approach. The conventional approach to treating aneurysms, the procedure involves the placement of a catheter through a patient’s groin and navigation to reach the brain. The procedure removed the ma...

  • Westchester Medical Center Elevates Cardiology Section to Department and Names Julio A. Panza as Director

    Posted: 10/28/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 28, 2019) – As the leading provider of cardiovascular services in the Hudson Valley, Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently elevated its cardiology section to create the Department of Cardiology, to be led by cardiologist Julio A. Panza, MD. Previously a subsection of the Department of Medicine, the creation of the new department is a reflection of the scope and scale of the program and a testament to the gr...

  • Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Joins Celebration as HealthAlliance Breaks Ground on $92.9 Million Hospital Expansion

    Posted: 10/24/2019

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (Oct. 24, 2019) — New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined community influencers and hospital leadership as HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), broke ground on a $92.9 million, 127,000-square-foot expansion and enhancement of its hospital on Mary’s Avenue in the City of Kingston. The groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of construction of a new hospital building, along with an extensive renovation of...

  • Growing to Care for More NICU Babies: WMCHealth Initiates Capital Campaign for $1.2 Million Expansion and Enhancement of Regional Neonatal ICU at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 10/23/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 23, 2019) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has initiated a capital fundraising campaign to support a multiphase, $1.2 million investment project to expand and enhance the advanced-care services provided to families in the Isaac and Naomi Kaplan Family Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU) at the Network’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. The RNICU provides care for the Hudson Valley’s most at-risk newborns, including extreme low-birth-weight ba...