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  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Foundation Raises More Than $40,000 at Annual Golf Outing

    Posted: 09/23/2019

    Port Jervis, N.Y. (September 23, 2019) – More than 100 players, including physicians, hospital employees, local business leaders and supporters participated in the Bon Secours Community Hospital Annual Golf Outing at High Point Golf Club in Montague, N.J. on August 26. Through the event, more than $40,000 was raised to help support ongoing investments in facilities, equipment, technology and services at Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)...

  • 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...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Receives National Recognition in Women’s Care from Healthgrades®

    Posted: 09/09/2019

    The Family Birthing Center of Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is the recipient of Healthgrades’ highest maternal care honors. The Family Birthing Center received Five-star ratings for C-section deliveries and Good Samaritan Hospital was also awarded a Five-star rating for vaginal deliveries from Healthgrades, an online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Five-star ratings indicate that the hospi...

  • Cardinal Dolan Offers Blessing for the New Temporary Emergency Department at Bon Secours Community Hospital

    Posted: 08/28/2019

    PORT JERVIS, NY (August 28, 2019) – Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomed His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, to lead a dedication and blessing of the hospital’s new temporary Emergency Department that will allow for patient care to continue seamlessly as the hospital continues work on a transformative $40 million multi-phase expansion and enhancement project.   The Cardinal joined WMCHealth and B...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Opens Brand New Orthopedic Surgery Center

    Posted: 08/20/2019

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (August 20, 2019) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has completed a comprehensive upgrade to its Orthopedic Surgery Center. The hospital held a ceremony today heralding the official opening of the new unit, which offers a new level of patient experience to the region and fosters a specialized, patient-first approach to orthopedic care. From left, Michael Hoblin, Chief of Staff, Rockland County Executive Ed Day’s office;  ...

  • 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

    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 accreditation process is designed...

  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Hosts Community Health Fair

    Posted: 06/12/2019

    Port Jervis, NY (June 8) – Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomed everyone in the local community recently to a free Community Health Fair. The informative event, with its theme, “Getting to know you, getting to know us,” featured free food and refreshments along with 20 stations where visitors were able to learn how to take care of their own health. Courtesy blood pressure, heart rate and blood oxygen healthcare assessments were a...