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  • American Heart Month: Seven Habits for Healthier Heart

    Posted: 02/11/2019

    About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s one in every four deaths. Developing just seven simple, healthy habits could reduce your risk of heart disease. Lucky seven indeed! Learn the seven habits, and other important information, in our Infographic . Then, share with your friends, family and join WMCHealth in our effort to prevent heart disease.

  • WMCHealth Heart & Vascular Institute Welcomes Cardiologist Louis I. Heller, MD, to HealthAlliance Hospital

    Posted: 02/11/2019

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Heart & Vascular Institute welcomes cardiologist Louis I. Heller, MD, FACC, FSCAI, to the Institute’s cardiology team in Kingston. Dr. Heller joins cardiologists Ellis W. Lader, MD, FACC, and Aneta D. Dimova, MD, FACC , at the Institute’s offices at 111 Mary’s Ave. at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus. The office phone number is 845-339-3663. Dr. Heller sees adult patients in Kingston for a wide range of conditions, including high blood pre...

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital and HealthAlliance Hospital Promote 30-minute ER Pledge

    Posted: 02/08/2019

    When an emergency strikes, you want access to physicians who are board-certified in emergency medicine and backed by a full-service hospital, but what about the wait? Now, when you visit the emergency rooms of HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus or MidHudson Regional Hospital , members of Westchester Medical Center Health Network, you’ll be seen by a member of our care team within 30 minutes. That’s fast. That’s FAST E.R . To learn more, visit HealthAlliance Hospital/ER30 or  MidHudson Regiona...

  • HealthAlliance Hospitals and Margaretville Hospital Certified for Meeting Globally Established Standards of Safety and Quality

    Posted: 02/07/2019

    The two HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), have each earned a certification indicating they meet or exceed globally established standards for safe, reliable, high-quality healthcare that satisfies patient needs and lowers healthcare costs. These certifications to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system — new to hospitals but embraced by industries worldwide to improve safety, qual...

  • Real Women, Real Stories: Girls’ Night Out Celebrates Heart Disease Survivors

    Posted: 01/31/2019

    VALHALLA, NY - (January 30, 2019) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)’s Girls’ Night Out event, a fun, invigorating evening celebrating women’s triumphs over heart disease, will be held at the Doral Arrowwood Hotel and Conference Center in Rye Brook on February 8. Benefiting the WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute , the highly-anticipated Girls’ Night Out event will feature a delectable dinner and opportunities to purchase or win a variety of fashion, beauty and entertainment ...

  • A Heavenly Match: Local Nurse Donates Kidney to Fellow Churchgoer

    Posted: 01/17/2019

    As a pre-teen, Annakay Dennis, now 24, was diagnosed with lupus, a condition that led to kidney failure. For two years, Annakay received dialysis care at WMCHealth’s HealthAlliance Hospital as she waited for a life-changing organ donation. Jennifer Buda, 35, is a nurse working out of the VA Hospital at Castle Point. She is also a congregant, like Annakay, of the Abundant Life Tabernacle Church in Kingston. After watching Annakay struggle with her condition, Jennifer offered Annakay the gift of a better ...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and Westchester Warriors Youth Hockey Program Unveil “Westchester Warriors Way”

    Posted: 01/15/2019

    Since 2016, the Westchester Warriors Youth Hockey Program has partnered with Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital to fight children’s cancer, a mission started by Westchester Warriors Co-Founders Luis Panchame, Denis DuFresne and Ron Vitale. To date, the Westchester Warriors have raised over $230,000 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, and the club’s efforts will continue throughout the year. Scroll Down for Photos Pictured, from left, Michael Gewitz, MD, William Russell McCurdy Physician-in-Chief at Mari...

  • WMCHealth Proudly Recognizes 261 Top Doctors

    Posted: 01/14/2019

    Allow us to introduce to you the 261 peer-selected Top Doctors in the WMCHealth Network who are Advancing Care across the Hudson Valley. Did your physician make the list? CLICK HERE to find out.

  • To Enhance the Care Experience, WMCHealth and Cerner Form Strategic Alliance

    Posted: 01/09/2019

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley, and Cerner, a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced a 10-year strategic alliance that will support WMCHealth in building upon its industry-leading care experience for its patients, their caregivers and workforce. Under the alliance, WMCHealth will roll out Cerner’s integrated electronic health record (EHR) system and services at its Valhalla...

  • WMCHealth Welcomes New Year’s Day Babies

    Posted: 01/04/2019

    Ian Ramirez Maldonado, son of Clara and Miguel Maldonado of White Plains, was born at Westchester Medical Center at 8:58 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Weighing 7 lbs., 1 oz. and measuring 20 inches long, Ian is a happy and healthy baby! WMCHealth is home to four birthing centers at its hospitals across the Hudson Valley and welcomed a total of 18 babies on New Year’s Day. Elsewhere in the WMCHealth Network: Leah Etziony was born at Good Samaritan Hospital to Yael and Natn Etziony of Spring Valley. She weighed...