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  • SAAVE, Westchester Medical Center’s Crisis Intervention Program, Guides & Counsels Victims of Sexual Assault

    Posted: 04/26/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 25, 2019) – Recognizing the physical and mental trauma endured by victims of sexual assault Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is offering crisis intervention and counseling services through SAAVE (Sexual Assault, Abuse and Victim’s Empowerment), a 24-hour support program for Westchester County residents. SAAVE offers comprehensive assistance for victims, and their significant others, who have been affected by sexu...

  • Physician’s Research Yields New Protocols for Dog-Bite Treatment at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 04/11/2019

    VALHALLA, NY - (April 11, 2019) – New guidelines to treat children who are the victims of dog bites have been devised at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the only all-specialty pediatric facility in the Hudson Valley. The rate of dog bites continues to rise among children, and WMCHealth plastic surgeons are at the forefront of initial management and outcome of these injuries nationally. The study, conducted by Kaveh Alizadeh, MD,...

  • Division of Trauma Roadside to Bedside Event: An Overwhelming Success!

    Posted: 04/05/2019

    On March 20th, 2019, the Westchester Medical Center (WMC) Division of Trauma sponsored a Roadside to Bedside Event that brought together professionals from our EMT community, nursing staff, physicians, surgeons, and patient-care providers to learn about topics related to caring for geriatric patients, management and pre-hospital care of traumatic brain injury patients, management of the difficult airway, and efforts of the “Stop the Bleed” initiative. Guest speakers presented on these topics and provide...

  • 11-Year Old Treated for Traumatic Brain Injury at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Named CMN Hospitals Hudson Valley Champion

    Posted: 04/03/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 3, 2018) – Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has named 11-year-old Emilié Saltzman as the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Hudson Valley Champion. After being thrown from her horse during a lesson in 2015 and suffering severe brain injuries, Emilié has shown determination in her journey back to recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury. After spending a week on life support, and four months in rehabilitation...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Staff, Patients and Families Celebrate Donate Life Month

    Posted: 04/02/2019

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network Staff,  Patients and Families Celebrate Donate Life Month   Events raise awareness about organ donation  and honor donors and transplant team members   Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), home to the Hudson Valley region’s only transplant center, in Valhalla, will welcome former patients and families impacted by the gift of organ donation back to WMCHealth campuses in April to observe national Donate Life Month and raise aw...

  • 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...

  • Three Westchester Medical Center Health Network Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Promote Safe Sleep Practices

    Posted: 03/04/2019

    Three Westchester Medical Center Health Network Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Promote Safe Sleep Practices Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus Earn New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) Safe Sleep Project’s Quality Improvement Award   VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 4, 2019) – Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston – all me...

  • WMCHealth’s Girls’ Night Out Honors Heart Disease Survivors and Raises Awareness about Women’s Heart Health

    Posted: 02/26/2019

    VALHALLA, NY- (February 25, 2019) – Girls’ Night Out, a heartwarming evening featuring tributes to heart disease survivors and their supporters, raised awareness about women’s heart health, as well as hope that new advances in cardiology will save more lives in the future. The event, a fundraiser for the Westchester Medical Center Health Network Heart & Vascular Institute, drew about 350 people to the Doral Arrowwood Hotel and Conference Center in Rye Brook on February 8. It paid tribute to female h...

  • New Protocols for Dog-Bite Treatments Receive National Recognition

    Posted: 02/05/2019

    Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the only all-specialty pediatric facility in the Hudson Valley, has devised new guidelines to treat dog bites. The regimens result from a research study named “best published paper” in North America in 2018 by Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open, a rigorously peer-reviewed international journal focusing on global plastic and reconstructive surgery. The study was conducted by Kaveh Ali...

  • Real Women, Real Stories: Girls’ Night Out Celebrates Heart Disease Survivors

    Posted: 01/31/2019

    VALHALLA, NY - (January 30, 2019) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)’s Girls’ Night Out event, a fun, invigorating evening celebrating women’s triumphs over heart disease, will be held at the Doral Arrowwood Hotel and Conference Center in Rye Brook on February 8. Benefiting the WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute , the highly-anticipated Girls’ Night Out event will feature a delectable dinner and opportunities to purchase or win a variety of fashion, beauty and entertainment ...