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  • WMCHealth Appoints Pair to Senior Leadership Positions

    Posted: 04/05/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 5, 2022) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has appointed Matilde Roman as Senior Vice President, Chief Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer and John Brand as Senior Vice President for Marketing and Communications. Matilde Roman Roman brings extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to her new position at WMCHealth. The Network’s mission is to provide the highest quality care for all and in her new role, Roman will develop strategic...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Named Official Hospital Partner of the Hudson Valley Renegades

    Posted: 03/16/2022

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. (March 16, 2021) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the Hudson Valley Renegades, the High-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, announced today a major partnership making WMCHealth the inaugural Official Hospital Partner of the Renegades. “Our organizations are cornerstone brands of the Hudson Valley and touchstones for life events for residents of the communities we serve,” said Michael Israel, President and CEO, Westchester Medical Center Health Network. ...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Elevates Role of Phyllis Yezzo, DNP, RN, CPHQ to Senior Vice President & Chief Nurse Executive

    Posted: 02/10/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 11, 2022) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) named Phyllis M. Yezzo, DNP, RN, CPHQ, to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive, which is an expansion of her responsibilities from a regional to Network role.  In her new position, Dr. Yezzo oversees nursing operations at all WMCHealth hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and provider practices. Most recently, she served for seven years as Senior Vice President, Patient Care Servic...

  • COVID-19 Recovery Program Offers Tailored Care for Active Infection and Post-COVID Syndrome

    Posted: 01/12/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (January 12, 2022) – With confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection rising across the country, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is alerting community members to a comprehensive COVID-19 Recovery Program offered by our Good Samaritan Hospital, Bon Secours Community Hospital and St. Anthony Community Hospital. The COVID-19 Recovery Program at these three hospitals provides care to individuals at any phase of COVID-19 infection, from testing and diagnosis to treatment fo...

  • Zubeen Shroff Named Chair of the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation

    Posted: 01/05/2022

    VALHALLA N.Y. (January 5, 2022)  – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announces the appointment of Zubeen Shroff as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation (WCHCC).  The WCHCC operates WMCHealth, a network consisting of 10 hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and provider practices in New York State’s Hudson Valley region. Shroff succeeds Mitchell Hochberg, now 1st Vice Chair, whose tenure as Chair reached term limits after thre...

  • HealthAlliance Opens Ulster County’s Only Advanced Service Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

    Posted: 07/12/2021

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (July 12, 2021) – Fulfilling a promise to deliver more advanced services to Ulster County and surrounding areas, WMCHealth today announced the opening of a new cardiac catheterization laboratory at HealthAlliance Hospital on Broadway in Kingston. The new laboratory offers emergent and preventative solutions for blocked arteries, irregular heartbeats and coronary heart disease, services never before available in Ulster County. The service operates under the direction of WMCHealth’s compreh...

  • Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee Replacement Surgery Now Offered at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 06/08/2021

    WARWICK, N.Y. (June 8, 2021) ― St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, now offers robotic-arm assisted total knee replacement procedures. Robotic-arm assisted surgery assists surgeons by making implant placement more precise and aligned with each patient’s unique anatomy.   This personalized precision can reduce surgical discomfort for the patient, speed recovery times and increase the longevity of the implant.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , join...

  • New Cardiac Imaging Technology at Good Samaritan Hospital Can Increase Diagnostic Accuracy and Enable Faster Recovery Time

    Posted: 05/28/2021

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (May 26, 2021) – The expanded Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Good Samaritan Hospital offers new imaging technologies that deliver sharp images along with anatomical guidance for physicians to use during interventional procedures. Use of this equipment allows for diagnoses that are more accurate, decreases patient discomfort and increases the potential for shorter hospital stays.   The guidance system in use Good Samaritan Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory automatica...

  • WMCHealth Physicians Welcomes Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Lakshmi A. Gollapudi, MD, to Kingston Practice

    Posted: 05/27/2021

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (May 27, 2021)  —WMCHealth Physicians, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomes Lakshmi A. Gollapudi, MD, to the physician group’s practice in Kingston. Dr. Gollapudi has specialties in gastroenterology and hepatology. As a gastroenterologist, she  focuses in preventing, diagnosing and treating digestive system disorders. These disorders include conditions involving the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon, and her services include...

  • A Million Reasons to Celebrate: WMCHealth’s Vaccine Coordination Effort Surpasses 1 Million Doses

    Posted: 04/16/2021

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 16, 2021) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth ) has surpassed another milestone in the COVID-19 vaccination effort with the announced coordination of more than 1 million doses to vaccination sites across the Hudson Valley. New York State selected WMCHealth to be the vaccine distribution coordinator for the Hudson Valley Region Hub in its Regional Vaccine Network. As such, WMCHealth leads a group consisting of more than 300 hospitals, healthcare organizations, com...