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  • A Heavenly Match: Local Nurse Donates Kidney to Fellow Churchgoer

    Posted: 01/17/2019

    As a pre-teen, Annakay Dennis, now 24, was diagnosed with lupus, a condition that led to kidney failure. For two years, Annakay received dialysis care at WMCHealth’s HealthAlliance Hospital as she waited for a life-changing organ donation. Jennifer Buda, 35, is a nurse working out of the VA Hospital at Castle Point. She is also a congregant, like Annakay, of the Abundant Life Tabernacle Church in Kingston. After watching Annakay struggle with her condition, Jennifer offered Annakay the gift of a better ...

  • WMCHealth Proudly Recognizes 261 Top Doctors

    Posted: 01/14/2019

    Allow us to introduce to you the 261 peer-selected Top Doctors in the WMCHealth Network who are Advancing Care across the Hudson Valley. Did your physician make the list? CLICK HERE to find out.

  • To Enhance the Care Experience, WMCHealth and Cerner Form Strategic Alliance

    Posted: 01/09/2019

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley, and Cerner, a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced a 10-year strategic alliance that will support WMCHealth in building upon its industry-leading care experience for its patients, their caregivers and workforce. Under the alliance, WMCHealth will roll out Cerner’s integrated electronic health record (EHR) system and services at its Valhalla...

  • WMCHealth Welcomes New Year’s Day Babies

    Posted: 01/04/2019

    Ian Ramirez Maldonado, son of Clara and Miguel Maldonado of White Plains, was born at Westchester Medical Center at 8:58 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Weighing 7 lbs., 1 oz. and measuring 20 inches long, Ian is a happy and healthy baby! WMCHealth is home to four birthing centers at its hospitals across the Hudson Valley and welcomed a total of 18 babies on New Year’s Day. Elsewhere in the WMCHealth Network: Leah Etziony was born at Good Samaritan Hospital to Yael and Natn Etziony of Spring Valley. She weighed...

  • Westchester Medical Center Performs More than 500 Minimally Invasive Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Procedures

    Posted: 01/03/2019

    VALHALLA, NY - (January 3, 2019) – The Heart and Vascular Institute at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently achieved a milestone of more than 500 transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures performed. TAVR is a minimally invasive alternative to open heart surgery used to treat patients with severe aortic stenosis. Aortic stenosis is the narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve which is the last valve in the heart before...

  • OB-GYN Dean L. Bloch, MD, Delivers First Babies, Twins, Since Returning to HealthAlliance Hospitals

    Posted: 12/20/2018

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), announces the arrival of the first babies delivered by OB-GYN Dean L. Bloch, MD, since his return to HealthAlliance as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The twin girls were delivered via cesarean section (C-Section) on Monday, November 26, 2018 at the Family Birth Place childbirth center at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus. “Delivering these first babies was very exc...

  • Kingston Planning Board Approves Plans for New $92 Million HealthAlliance Hospital

    Posted: 12/19/2018

    The Kingston Planning Board has given unanimous final approval to plans presented by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), to build a new $92 million HealthAlliance Hospital on Mary’s Avenue in the city of Kingston. The board’s approval, at its Monday night meeting, immediately followed a presentation by WMCHealth and HealthAlliance executives of the site’s architectural and construction plans. "We’re pleased to have received this sup...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Patients, Parents and Staff Star in Newest Music Video

    Posted: 12/13/2018

    More than 30,000 children benefit from Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital services each year. And we stand by each and every one of them! We hope you in enjoy this inspiring music video that celebrates the fortitude of our young patients and the staff dedicated to their care.

  • Hear Christmas Favorites Performed Live by Michael Dell and Maria Hickey

    Posted: 12/13/2018

    Enjoy the best of Christmas favorites, sung live by popular local singers Michael Dell and Maria Hickey, along with a holiday breakfast, at a free public event in the lobby lounge of the Courtyard by Marriott, 500 Frank Sottile Blvd. in the town of Ulster, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 19). The holiday music and breakfast celebration will be part of the monthly Seniors Health & Wellness Breakfast Club sponsored by HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston, members of the Westchester Medical Center...

  • Winding through Warwick Raises More Than $47,000 to Support St. Anthony Community Hospital, Schervier Pavilion And Mount Alverno Center

    Posted: 12/11/2018

    Warwick, N.Y. (December 10, 2018) – More than 550 people attended the Winding Through Warwick holiday house tour on December 1 to support St. Anthony Community Hospital, Schervier Pavilion and Mount Alverno Center, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). More than $47,000 was raised to support advances in care for patients and residents of these facilities. Seven distinguished homes were on the 2018 tour, uniquely decorated for the holidays in styles that complemented t...