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  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Urges Patients To Take Caution During Fall Prevention Awareness Month

    Posted: 09/19/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 18, 2019) – Trips and slips are no laughing matter, as falls in the home are the number one reason for hospital visits nationwide. At Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the only Level I adult and pediatric trauma center in the Hudson Valley, falls have been the most common injury-related hospitalization for a consecutive 15 years, making up more than 40 percent of all trauma admissions. September is Fall Pre...

  • St. Anthony Community Hospital Receives National Recognition in Women’s Care from Healthgrades®

    Posted: 09/09/2019

    The Kennedy Birthing Center of St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is the recipient of Healthgrades’ highest maternal care honors. The Kennedy Birthing Center received Five-star ratings for C-section deliveries from Healthgrades, an online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Five-star ratings indicate that the hospitals’ clinical outcomes are significantly better than national averages when t...

  • Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA to Lead Obstetrics & Gynecology Programs at Westchester Medical Center Health Network & New York Medical College

    Posted: 07/12/2019

    Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA, has been appointed Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at academic affiliate New York Medical College (NYMC), where he is currently a Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Tedjarati currently also serves as Chief Clinical Integration Officer at WMCHealth, responsible for...

  • WMCHealth and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Announce New Agreement

    Posted: 07/11/2019

    Effective immediately, WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers will rejoin Empire BlueCross BlueShield’s network of participating providers under a new, three-year agreement, retroactive to June 1. That means that all Empire members who received covered health care services from WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers on or after June 1 will receive coverage for these services at the in-network level of benefits. Those WMCHealth hospitals, facilities and providers covered under the new agreeme...

  • Bon Secours Charity Health System Laboratories Receive Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

    Posted: 06/25/2019

    Warwick, N.Y. (June 25, 2019) – The laboratories of Bon Secours Charity Health System’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis; and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), have been recognized by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in recognition of their overall excellence and adherence to safety standards. The on-site evaluation and CAP a...

  • Girls’ Night Out Raises More Than $30,000 to Benefit Women’s Health Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 06/06/2019

    Warwick, N.Y. (June 7, 2019) – St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently held its second annual Girls’ Night Out fundraising event. Nearly 250 local women, healthcare staff and friends of St. Anthony Community Hospital came together at the Red Tail Lodge at Mountain Creek in Vernon, New Jersey to support the hospital’s women’s health services. More than $30,000 was raised during the event. Keynote speaker Patricia Pollio, MD, OB/GYN a...

  • St. Anthony Community Hospital Kicks Off $10 Million Renovation of Radiology Department

    Posted: 06/06/2019

    Warwick, N.Y. (June 6, 2019) – St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is undergoing an extensive upgrade of its Radiology Department that will deliver faster and more accurate diagnoses. The $10 million project is expected to significantly increase the size of the current Radiology Department with three newly renovated rooms. The suite enhancements will accommodate new X-ray, CT and MRI equipment that will accompany a new ultrasound machine...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Partnerships and Community Investments Promote Healthier Communities

    Posted: 05/22/2019

      Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Performing Provider System (PPS) and its Center for Regional Healthcare Innovation (CRHI ) have made significant progress to date with partnerships and investments in community initiatives that close gaps in access to healthcare resources and create sustainable, healthier communities at the grassroots level.   The WMCHealth PPS was established to participate in New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, a statewide p...

  • Anita Volpe, MHA, BSN, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC, Vice President/Hospital Administrator at St. Anthony Community Hospital, appeared on WTBQ’s The Taylored World

    Posted: 03/18/2019

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  • WMCHealth Launches Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness

    Posted: 03/07/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 7, 2019) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced the launch of the Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness, a comprehensive network service devoted to providing women living in and around the Hudson Valley with high-quality, comprehensive, multidisciplinary care as close to their homes as possible. The Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness will deliver to Hudson Valley families the convenience of women’s health services at WMCHealth communi...