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  • Good Samaritan Hospital’s Peripheral Vascular Bypass Program Again Receives Top Rating from Healthgrades

    Posted: 12/05/2017

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (December 5, 2017) - Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has achieved Healthgrades’ top rating for its performance in Peripheral Vascular Bypass for the second straight year. Good Samaritan Hospital is the only hospital in lower New York State and northern New Jersey to receive five stars in both 2017 and 2018 for this surgical procedure. Only two other New York hospitals received the highest rating in the new Healthgrades 2018 Re...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) Introduces Heart Failure Program at Good Samaritan Hospital

    Posted: 11/14/2017

    SUFFERN, NY (November 14, 2017) - When it comes to cardiac care, every second counts – and specialized physicians close to home can make all the difference. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has announced an expansion of its cardiac services to Bon Secours Charity Health System. The new Heart Failure Program provides an unmatched level of expertise and service to the region. This program is the only one of its kind in Rockland and Orange counties, giving local patients unparallel...

  • Pretty in Pink – Girls’ Night Out Celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness

    Posted: 10/24/2017

    SUFFERN, NY (October 19, 2017) - Girls’ Night Out, hosted by The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation, was held on October 19 to raise awareness for breast cancer and celebrate survivors and friends. This social evening served an important fundraising purpose: All proceeds will benefit The Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Center provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art cancer care, from screenings to survivor services. The evening included dinner, a high-end shopping experience, mi...

  • At Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Former American Idol Judge Kara DioGuardi Announces December 3rd Tri-State Rocks Event

    Posted: 10/23/2017

    A Grammy-nominated performer and songwriter chose Maria Fareri Children's Hospital as the venue to announce the debut of a benefit vocal competition December 3rd at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester. Westchester native Kara DioGuardi, who was a judge for two seasons of Fox television's American Idol , said the inaugural Tri-State Rocks show is open to aspiring singers between the ages of 12 and 21 living in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.    The winner will receive a two-hour mentoring...

  • Our Commitment To Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

    Posted: 10/19/2017

    New York State’s Hudson Valley is a beautiful mosaic comprised of thriving communities rich in culture and diversity.  As we celebrate National Diversity Month, I wanted to reiterate Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s (WMCHealth) commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement by sharing the underlying principles that support our strategic efforts. At WMCHealth, we believe that diversity is defined broadly and encompasses a myriad of characteristics that make each patient, eac...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Susan Gerry, Kelly MacMillan and Mecca Santana to Leadership Positions

    Posted: 10/13/2017

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley region, recently appointed Susan Gerry as Senior Vice President for Strategic Alliances and Partnerships, Kelly MacMillan as Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Mecca Santana as Senior Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement. All three bring extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to their position...

  • Cancer Patients to Receive Faster, Precise Radiotherapy at Good Samaritan Hospital

    Posted: 10/11/2017

    SUFFERN, NY (October 11, 2017) – Good Samaritan Hospital will soon begin treating cancer patients using the new TrueBeam Linear Accelerator system, an innovative medical technology that enables a radically different approach to treating cancer with image-guided radiotherapy. Shawn Zimberg, M.D., Medical Director, John Rescigno, M.D., Associate Medical Director, and Raman Kaul, M.D., will begin treating patients using the hospital’s new system in July. Patients will be treated for cancers ranging from br...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Awarded Hospital Accreditation From The Joint Commission

    Posted: 09/29/2017

    (SUFFERN, NY, September 29) – The Total Joint Replacement Center at Good Samaritan Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Good Samaritan Hospital recently underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite survey. During the review, a team of Joint Commis...

  • Healthgrades Names St. Anthony Community Hospital 5-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery

    Posted: 09/19/2017

    St. Anthony Community Hospital has been named a 5-star recipient for Vaginal Delivery by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This 5-star ratings indicate that the hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when performing the procedure being evaluated. “With close to 3,500 births a year at both St. Anthony Community Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, our Maternity Departments are clearly dedicate...

  • Healthgrades Names Good Samaritan Hospital 5-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery

    Posted: 09/19/2017

    Good Samaritan Hospital have been named a 5-star recipient for Vaginal Delivery by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This 5-star rating indicates that the hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when performing the procedure being evaluated. “With close to 3,500 births a year, our Maternity Departments are clearly dedicated to clinical quality and the finest in patient care,” said Mary Leahy, M...