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  • Former Pediatric Patients to Lead Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day

    Posted: 09/11/2018

    Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County has named three inspiring former patients –– Jose “Armani” Curet, 11, of Sleepy Hollow, Joy Degl, 6, of Mahopac, and Adriana Pratt, 8, of Danbury , as ambassadors for the 14 th annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day, representing the pediatric patients cared for at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.   The annual event b...

  • Schervier Pavilion Receives Five-Star Skilled Nursing Facility Rating

    Posted: 09/04/2018

    WARWICK, N.Y. (September 4, 2018) – Schervier Pavilion, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which rates nursing homes nationwide that participate in Medicare or Medicaid. Schervier Pavilion is located on the campus of St. Anthony Community Hospital, also a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. Members of the Schervier Pavilion staff celebrate the five-star ra...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Seigo Nishida, MD, PhD, as Chief of Adult and Pediatric Liver Transplantation

    Posted: 08/31/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network welcomes transplant surgeon Seigo Nishida, MD, PhD, as Chief of Adult and Pediatric Liver Transplantation at Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and professor of Surgery at New York Medical College. Dr. Nishida brings more than 20 years of experience in transplant surgery. He will direct the adult and pediatric liver transplant programs. Dr. Nishida earned his medical degree and completed a residency at Kagoshima University Hospital in...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Experts Offer Safety Tips as Parents and Families Prepare for a New School Year

    Posted: 08/17/2018

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 13, 2018) – As the summer draws to a close, families are turning their thoughts and preparations to the beginning of a new school year. Amidst the back to school shopping and gathering of school supplies, experts at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, are urging parents to remember the most important back to school focus – their children’s physical and emotional preparedness for the year ahead. Pediatrician Rebekka Levis, MD...

  • Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Designation Awarded to Good Samaritan Hospital

    Posted: 08/16/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (August 16, 2018) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), joined a growing number of businesses in Rockland County to become a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite as designated by the Rockland County Department of Health's Breastfeeding Promotion and Support Program. To be designated a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite, Good Samaritan Hospital was required to create a written breastfeeding friendly policy, offer a private space other than...

  • As Fall Sports Camps Open, WMCHealth Network Experts Offer Important Health and Safety Tips

    Posted: 08/14/2018

    Across the Hudson Valley, local athletes have reported for fall practices and training camps.   Follow these health and safety tips from Westchester Medical Center Health Network experts to ensure everyone is ready to play their best. Hydration is paramount when practicing under the summer sun Even though athletes are preparing for fall sports, they’re practicing in the prime of summer, and that means a potentially dangerous combination of heat and humidity that can cause a number of dangerous heal...

  • A Statement Shared With Our Workforce at Westchester Medical Center

    Posted: 08/08/2018

    Earlier today there was an isolated shooting in one room on the fourth floor of Westchester Medical Center involving a patient and visitor. No other patients were involved and all staff remained safe.      We would like to thank our staff for their quick and decisive response to the incident.      We understand this is a traumatic situation for all.  A crisis support team was deployed to the floor and counselors are available in the Caregiver Center for all patients, f...

  • Bon Secours Charity Health System Surpasses $5 Million in New Equipment and Technology

    Posted: 08/08/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (August 8, 2018) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has announced the acquisition of the Philips CT Big Bore System. This new, class-leading diagnostic equipment will help improve patient outcomes by enhancing accuracy through patient positioning, imaging performance and speed to treatment. Good Samaritan Hospital is the only hospital in Rockland and Orange counties with this game-changing equipment.   Mary P. Leahy, MD, C...

  • Tana Pradhan, DO, FACOG, Appointed Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Westchester Medical Center

    Posted: 08/08/2018

    Gynecologic oncologist Tana Pradhan, DO, FACOG, was recently appointed Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Dr. Pradhan will oversee the gynecologic oncology program, which provides multidisciplinary and integrated oncology care with the latest treatment options for all types of gynecological cancers, including minimally invasive, robotic and radical surgery, as well as chemotherapy and targeted therapies. ...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Robert S. Ross as Executive Vice President for the Northern Region

    Posted: 08/02/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently welcomed Robert S. Ross, FACHE, to the health network’s leadership team as Executive Vice President for the Northern Region. In his new role, Ross will serve as lead executive for the health network’s hospitals in Dutchess, Ulster and Delaware counties working to advance an integrated delivery system in which patients have seamless access to care in the Hudson Valley communities where they live. Ross will provide leadership and work collabora...