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  • At Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Former American Idol Judge Kara DioGuardi Announces December 3rd Tri-State Rocks Event

    Posted: 10/23/2017

    A Grammy-nominated performer and songwriter chose Maria Fareri Children's Hospital as the venue to announce the debut of a benefit vocal competition December 3rd at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester. Westchester native Kara DioGuardi, who was a judge for two seasons of Fox television's American Idol , said the inaugural Tri-State Rocks show is open to aspiring singers between the ages of 12 and 21 living in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.    The winner will receive a two-hour mentoring...

  • Our Commitment To Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

    Posted: 10/19/2017

    New York State’s Hudson Valley is a beautiful mosaic comprised of thriving communities rich in culture and diversity.  As we celebrate National Diversity Month, I wanted to reiterate Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s (WMCHealth) commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement by sharing the underlying principles that support our strategic efforts. At WMCHealth, we believe that diversity is defined broadly and encompasses a myriad of characteristics that make each patient, eac...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Susan Gerry, Kelly MacMillan and Mecca Santana to Leadership Positions

    Posted: 10/13/2017

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley region, recently appointed Susan Gerry as Senior Vice President for Strategic Alliances and Partnerships, Kelly MacMillan as Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Mecca Santana as Senior Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement. All three bring extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to their position...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Awarded Hospital Accreditation From The Joint Commission

    Posted: 09/29/2017

    (SUFFERN, NY, September 29) – The Total Joint Replacement Center at Good Samaritan Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Good Samaritan Hospital recently underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite survey. During the review, a team of Joint Commis...

  • Healthgrades Names St. Anthony Community Hospital 5-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery

    Posted: 09/19/2017

    St. Anthony Community Hospital has been named a 5-star recipient for Vaginal Delivery by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This 5-star ratings indicate that the hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when performing the procedure being evaluated. “With close to 3,500 births a year at both St. Anthony Community Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, our Maternity Departments are clearly dedicate...

  • Healthgrades Names Good Samaritan Hospital 5-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery

    Posted: 09/19/2017

    Good Samaritan Hospital have been named a 5-star recipient for Vaginal Delivery by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This 5-star rating indicates that the hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when performing the procedure being evaluated. “With close to 3,500 births a year, our Maternity Departments are clearly dedicated to clinical quality and the finest in patient care,” said Mary Leahy, M...

  • Jennifer Mack, MD, and Gabriel Tenembaum, MD, Running New York City Marathon In Support of Patients at Good Samaritan Hospital

    Posted: 09/11/2017

    To support Jennifer, visit WMCHealth.org/GoJen To support Gabriel, visit WMCHealth.org/GoGabriel A special group of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees representing multiple healthcare professions and celebrating the cultural diversity of our region will compete in the TCS New York City Marathon on November 5 in support of  WMCHealth facilities across the Hudson Valley. The team’s 12 members – five registered nurses, a cardiac rehabilitation care manager, an oncology pha...

  • Cigna Expands Network in New York with Addition of Westchester Medical Center Health Network

    Posted: 09/06/2017

    Cigna (NYSE:CI) and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), a 1,700-bed, 10-hospital healthcare system based in Valhalla, NY, have entered into a multi-year contract that adds most of the health network’s hospitals and employed physicians to Cigna's network of participating hospitals and doctors in the NY Metro market. The agreement became effective August 15, 2017.    With this addition to the network, Cigna customers who receive acute care and other medical services from WMCHe...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Experts Offer Safety Tips as Hudson Valley Families Head Back to School

    Posted: 08/28/2017

    As the summer draws to a close, parents and children in the Hudson Valley are turning their thoughts and preparations to the start of the new school year. Amidst the back to school shopping and gathering of school supplies, experts at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, are urging parents to remember the most important back to school focus – their children’s physical and emotional preparedness for the year ahead.  Pediatrician Rebekka Levis, ...

  • Stay Safe When Viewing Solar Eclipse

    Posted: 08/18/2017

    On Monday, August 21, the Hudson Valley will experience a partial solar eclipse. Just as looking at the sun for 10-20 minutes on an average day without eye protection or pointing a laser in your eye for 10 seconds can cause irreparable damage, even a split second looking directly at the sun during the solar eclipse is too long. Without proper protection, looking directly at the solar eclipse can cause permanent vision loss. The sun is an intense light source and an eclipse intensifies that light, which ...