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  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Shares Sledding Safety Tips

    Posted: 03/08/2018

    Sledding is a fun wintertime activity for families, however those exhilarating slides down neighborhood hills send more than 20,000 children to emergency rooms each year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics*. With winter in full swing, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County,   is reminding parents, caregivers and snow-goers of all ages that sleddin...

  • WMCHealth Offers Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips In Wake of Winter Storms

    Posted: 03/08/2018

    In the wake of two blasts of winter weather across the Hudson Valley, Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), urges residents to take necessary safety precautions to prevent avoidable winter-weather emergencies.   Each year, more than 400 people in the United States die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including incidents related to portable generator use. Most ca...

  • HealthAlliance Receives Key State Approval for $92 Million Hospital Transformation

    Posted: 03/08/2018

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has received contingency approval from the New York State Department of Health for a transformative $92 million expansion and enhancement of HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus, HealthAlliance and WMCHealth announced today. The reimagined HealthAlliance Hospital will have a new, four-story tower and 437,000 square feet of space -- 100,000 square feet more than the hospital’s current conf...

  • St. Anthony Community Hospital to Offer “Gentle Cesarean Section” Option to Mothers

    Posted: 02/19/2018

    WARWICK, N.Y. (February 2018) – St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has announced it will offer a new birth routine known as a gentle C-section, or family-centered section, to mothers who require the procedure. A gentle C-section mimics some of the essential components of natural childbirth by allowing the parents to watch their infant enter the world through a clear drape and encourages skin-to-skin bonding with the newborn while still ...

  • First Baby Born at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 01/09/2018

    WARWICK, NY (January 8, 2018) - St. Anthony Community Hospital’s first baby of 2018 arrived at 10:13 p.m. on New Year’s Day. Clara Mae, born to Matthew and Caitlin Vantress of Greenwood Lake, weighed nine pounds and measured 20 ¼ inches long. Obstetrician Rebeca Caban, M.D., was the attending physician, assisted by nurses Regina Merrigan, RNC and Kaitlyn Conklin, RN. “I love the doctors and the nurses here,” said Caitlin Vantress, “And this facility is beautiful.” Matthew and Caitlin Vantress of Greenwo...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Offers Cold Weather Safety Tips as Temperatures Plummet

    Posted: 01/03/2018

    Temperatures are expected to drop to the frigid single digits this week, bringing with them serious health concerns such as hypothermia and frostbite, especially in young children, older adults, and  those who work outdoors. Westchester Medical Center Health Network reminds Hudson Valley residents to take the necessary precautions and offers cold-weather tips to help keep families safe during the forecasted plunge in temperatures.   “The key to staying safe during our colder winter days a...

  • Anita Volpe Promoted to Vice President, Patient Care Services/CNE at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 10/24/2017

    WARWICK, NY (October 24, 2017) --  Anita Volpe, MHA, BSN, CCRN, NEA-BC, has been promoted to Vice President, Patient Care Services/CNE at St. Anthony Community Hospital. Ms. Volpe has been acting as Interim Vice President of Patient Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital for the past six months. She has been dedicated to serving Bon Secours Charity Health System for the last 14 years. Along with her interim appointment, she was the Nurse Manager for the Medical Surgical Department, Orthopedic U...

  • 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...