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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Nan Hayworth, MD, Named to Board of Directors of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation


Kara Bennorth
(914) 493-7805

VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 5, 2016) – The Honorable Nan Hayworth, MD, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation (WCHCC), which operates the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated health care services in the Hudson Valley.

“With the recent expansion of Westchester Medical Center Health Network to welcome HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, our organization has grown to include 10 hospitals in eight counties and a workforce of more than 12,000 committed to providing the very best healthcare services for residents of the Hudson Valley close to home,” said WCHCC Board Chair Mitchell C. Hochberg. “Nan Hayworth’s healthcare experience and commitment to the people of our region will complement our existing board as we work collaboratively to continue to fulfill WMCHealth’s mission.”

Hayworth, a former congresswoman representing New York’s 19th Congressional District, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and currently serves as a consulting medical director with The Kinetix Group.

She previously ran her own medical practice and was a partner in a large multispecialty medical group in Westchester. As a member of the U.S. Congress from 2011-2013, she served on the House Financial Services Committee and the joint House-Senate conference committee that addressed Medicare reimbursement levels.

Hayworth earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from Cornell University Medical College and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University.

She serves on the boards of ConservAmerica, the Goodman Institute, the Independent Women’s Forum and United Way of Westchester and Putnam counties.

About Westchester Medical Center Health Network
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. For more information about WMCHealth, visit http://www.wmchealth.org/.