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Date Updated: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

WMCHealth Appoints Two to Network Leadership Positions

Anthony Costello Named Chief Operating Officer; Joshua Ratner Chief Strategy Officer

VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 2, 2021) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announced the appointment of two members of its senior leadership team to new positions.

Anthony Costello has been named Executive Vice President at WMCHealth. In this role, Costello serves as Chief Operating Officer for WMCHealth’s Valhalla (Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and Behavioral Health Center) and Poughkeepsie (MidHudson Regional Hospital) campuses, as well as HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley campuses in Kingston and Margaretville.

Costello is responsible for professional and ancillary services, clinical service lines, supply chain, support services, design and architecture, construction, capital planning, real estate and Advanced Physician Services, WMCHealth’s 600-member physician practice. Costello has a 25-year career at Westchester Medical Center and WMCHealth, and has held a number of critical operational positions during that time.

Joshua Ratner has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at WMCHealth. In this role, Ratner is responsible for developing clinical and corporate strategies and for identifying and disseminating new healthcare innovation, as well as overseeing WMCHealth’s affiliate and provider relationships, behavioral health operations and government relations.

Ratner also serves on the boards of the WMCHealth’s Bon Secours Charity Health System and HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley hospitals and leads the Hudson Valley Region Hub of New York State’s Regional COVID-19 Vaccine Network. Ratner joined WMCHealth leadership in 2016.