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  • Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation’s Board of Directors Welcomes Two New Members

    Posted: 06/11/2018

    WARWICK, NY (June 11, 2018) – Two prominent Warwick town residents have joined the Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation Board of Directors. Jessica Cardella serves on several Warwick community boards, including as Co-President of the Warwick Middle School board, and is a member of the Mount Peter Race Club and Warwick Girls Lacrosse boards. She has helped plan numerous school fundraisers and was the 2015-2016 PTA Co-President at Sanfordville Elementary School in Warwick. Michael McSweeney is a Financia...

  • WMCHealth Launches New Ambulance Communications Technology to Support Prehospital Care for Seriously Ill and Injured Patients

    Posted: 05/01/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) launched a new communications technology at its network hospitals this week to provide the highest level of prehospital care and preparation for Hudson Valley patients while en route to the hospital’s emergency departments. WMCHealth – home to the only hospital in the Hudson Valley with a Level I trauma center for both children and adults at Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, and a Level II trauma center at M...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Spring Ball Raises Nearly $300,000 to Support Local Access to Advanced Healthcare

    Posted: 04/30/2018

    Suffern, NY (April 30, 2018) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)   recently held its 33 rd Annual Spring Ball and celebrated honorees, Cary Hirsch, MD, and Chestnut Ridge Transportation.   Approximately $300,000 was raised at the ball to benefit Good Samaritan Hospital. Proceeds will help the hospital further invest in state-of-the-art facilities, leading-edge technology and innovative services. The nearly 450 guests in attendance at...

  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Breaks Ground for Transformative Renovation Project

    Posted: 04/26/2018

    WATCH NOW:     PORT JERVIS, NY (April 26, 2018) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), along with the Bon Secours Charity Health System, welcomed local leaders and New York State officials to Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, for a special ceremony heralding the beginning of construction on a transformative $40 million hospital renovation project. The Investing in a Healthier Community project is expected to usher in a new era of healthcare in the Cit...

  • 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...