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  • Four WMCHealth Hospitals Recognized for Stroke Care Excellence

    Posted: 08/02/2022

    VALHALLA, NY (August 2, 2022) ― Four Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) hospitals have again been cited by national associations* for stroke care excellence. Westchester Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, MidHudson Regional Hospital and HealthAlliance Hospital have each earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines ® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for 2022. The award recognizes each hospital for its commitment to, and suc...

  • Music to Children’s Ears: Grant Helps Children’s Hospital Families Stay Connected through Music

    Posted: 06/02/2022

    VALHALLA N.Y. (June 2, 2022) – Whether the tunes are rock, rap, jazz or a bedtime lullaby, music is employed as a healing therapy at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). With $2,500 in support from the Million Dollar Roundtable Foundation (MDRT), the music therapy program at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital now extends beyond the walls of the hospital with the MusiConnection Initiative, a program that connects hospitalized children to f...

  • WMCHealth’s Gala 2022 to Honor Community Champions & Present Lifetime Achievement to Children’s Hospital Physician-in-Chief

    Posted: 05/27/2022

    VALHALLA , N.Y. (May 27, 2022) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network's (WMCHealth) 2022 Gala to be held at the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts in Katonah, NY on June 4 will salute 10 local organizations for their support of the Network during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, WMCHealth will recognize Michael Gewitz, MD, Executive Director, and William Russell McCurdy, Physician-in-Chief of WMCHealth's Maria Fareri Children's Hospital for his decades-long accomplishments in pediatric cardiolog...

  • New York State Designates Good Samaritan Hospital as Level III Trauma Center

    Posted: 05/10/2022

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (May 10, 2022) – Residents of Rockland, Orange and Bergen counties now have a new and convenient local option for trauma services, one with direct ties to a regional center that offers the highest level of trauma services available.   The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) recently designated Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), as a Level III Adult Trauma Center. In its trauma designation declaration, the NYSDOH com...

  • Bon Secours Charity Health System teams up with the New York Boulders

    Posted: 05/09/2022

    Bon Secours Charity Health System , a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has again teamed up with the New York Boulders as a corporate sponsor. This relationship enters its 11 th year, beginning when the independent professional baseball team first began play in the Frontier League. We are proud to sponsor our local team and offer health information and special events at the stadium to support the communities we serve. For information on tickets and upcoming events, vis...

  • WMCHealth Appoints Pair to Senior Leadership Positions

    Posted: 04/05/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 5, 2022) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has appointed Matilde Roman as Senior Vice President, Chief Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer and John Brand as Senior Vice President for Marketing and Communications. Matilde Roman Roman brings extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to her new position at WMCHealth. The Network’s mission is to provide the highest quality care for all and in her new role, Roman will develop strategic...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Named Official Hospital Partner of the Hudson Valley Renegades

    Posted: 03/16/2022

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. (March 16, 2021) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the Hudson Valley Renegades, the High-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, announced today a major partnership making WMCHealth the inaugural Official Hospital Partner of the Renegades. “Our organizations are cornerstone brands of the Hudson Valley and touchstones for life events for residents of the communities we serve,” said Michael Israel, President and CEO, Westchester Medical Center Health Network. ...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Elevates Role of Phyllis Yezzo, DNP, RN, CPHQ to Senior Vice President & Chief Nurse Executive

    Posted: 02/10/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 11, 2022) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) named Phyllis M. Yezzo, DNP, RN, CPHQ, to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive, which is an expansion of her responsibilities from a regional to Network role.  In her new position, Dr. Yezzo oversees nursing operations at all WMCHealth hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and provider practices. Most recently, she served for seven years as Senior Vice President, Patient Care Servic...

  • COVID-19 Recovery Program Offers Tailored Care for Active Infection and Post-COVID Syndrome

    Posted: 01/12/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (January 12, 2022) – With confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection rising across the country, the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is alerting community members to a comprehensive COVID-19 Recovery Program offered by our Good Samaritan Hospital, Bon Secours Community Hospital and St. Anthony Community Hospital. The COVID-19 Recovery Program at these three hospitals provides care to individuals at any phase of COVID-19 infection, from testing and diagnosis to treatment fo...

  • Zubeen Shroff Named Chair of the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation

    Posted: 01/05/2022

    VALHALLA N.Y. (January 5, 2022)  – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) announces the appointment of Zubeen Shroff as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation (WCHCC).  The WCHCC operates WMCHealth, a network consisting of 10 hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and provider practices in New York State’s Hudson Valley region. Shroff succeeds Mitchell Hochberg, now 1st Vice Chair, whose tenure as Chair reached term limits after thre...