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  • St. Anthony Community Hospital’s Diagnostic Cardiac Services Earns Echocardiography Reaccreditation by IAC

    Posted: 07/09/2018

    WARWICK, N.Y. (July 9, 2018)  - Diagnostic Cardiac Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been granted accreditation for a three-year term by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic. IAC accreditation is a seal of approval that patients can rely on as an indicator of consistent quality care and a dedication to continuous improvement in the facility in which...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Encourages Safe Celebrations This Fourth of July Holiday

    Posted: 07/02/2018

    Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks often go hand in hand, but fireworks – especially those that are illegal – can be extremely dangerous and can cause serious injuries.  Each year, thousands of adults and children are treated at hospitals across the United States for serious burns, amputations, and other significant injuries resulting from the use of fireworks. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) encourages all residents to leave the fireworks to the professionals this ...

  • Beat the Heat: Westchester Medical Center Health Network Offers Hot Weather Safety Tips

    Posted: 06/29/2018

    Summer is a time for outdoor activities and fun in the sun, but the combination of extreme temperatures and high humidity can be very dangerous.  When forecasted temperatures rise into the 90s, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ( WMCHealth ) urges Hudson Valley residents to take extra precautions to stay safe.   “A day or two of extreme temperatures and humidity is typically not a cause for concern for most healthy people who limit their exposure to the heat and are caref...

  • For Pregnant Women in Need of Acute Care, Good Samaritan Hospital Opens Obstetrics Emergency Department

    Posted: 06/27/2018

    SUFFERN, NY (June 27, 2018) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has opened a dedicated Obstetrics Emergency Department that offers expectant mothers and families high-quality, specialized labor and delivery care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is the only OB-ED in Rockland and Orange Counties and in the entire Hudson Valley. The Obstetrics Emergency Department, known as the OB-ED, offers labor and delivery care as an extension of Good S...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Center for Breast Health Receives National Accreditation for High-Quality Care and Treatment by NAPBC

    Posted: 06/19/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (June 19, 2018) - Patients seeking breast care have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in Rockland County. The Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been granted a three-year full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) , a program ad...

  • Girls’ Night Out Raises Funds to Benefit Women’s Health Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 06/18/2018

    WARWICK, N.Y. (June 18, 2018) –Nearly 200 women came together for Girls’ Night Out, a popular fundraising event for Women’s Health Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). It was held at Palacio Catering & Conference Center in Goshen. Caption:  Mary Leahy, MD, CEO of Bon Secours Charity Health System, speaking at the event  Girls Night Out, which raised nearly $30,000, featured a shopping suite that included raffle b...

  • 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...