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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bon Secours Health System Awards Good Samaritan Hospital $40,000 in Mission Grant Funds to Benefit Medically Vulnerable Patients

    Posted: 07/31/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (July 31, 2018) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been awarded $40,000 in Mission Grant funds from Bon Secours Health System. The funds will support medically at-risk, low-income patients with limited or no health insurance, in particular, women at high-risk for breast cancer as well as patients with diabetes and congestive heart failure. Nearly $20,000 was awarded to help initiate the program, Genetic Counseling and Diagn...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA as Chief Clinical Integration Officer

    Posted: 07/30/2018

    Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently welcomed Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA, to the health network’s leadership team in the network-wide role of Chief Clinical Integration Officer. In his new role, Dr. Tedjarati will be responsible for the integration and strategic oversight of all clinical services across WMCHealth’s 10 hospitals, ensuring that the care provided across clinical services and hospitals are streamlined, coordinated, integrated and seamless, resulting in the highest...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Kicks Off a $9 Million Refurbishment of the Bariatric and Orthopedic Surgery Units

    Posted: 07/24/2018

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (July 24, 2018) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is embarking on a $9 million comprehensive upgrade to the facilities that house two of its leading programs. The hospital held a ceremony today heralding the beginning of construction on these new spaces, which will bring a new level of patient experience to the region and foster a specialized, patient-first approach to bariatric and orthopedic care. Michael D. Israel, President...

  • St. Anthony Community Hospital’s Diagnostic Cardiac Services Earns Echocardiography Reaccreditation by IAC

    Posted: 07/09/2018

    WARWICK, N.Y. (July 9, 2018)  - Diagnostic Cardiac Services at St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been granted accreditation for a three-year term by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic. IAC accreditation is a seal of approval that patients can rely on as an indicator of consistent quality care and a dedication to continuous improvement in the facility in which...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Encourages Safe Celebrations This Fourth of July Holiday

    Posted: 07/02/2018

    Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks often go hand in hand, but fireworks – especially those that are illegal – can be extremely dangerous and can cause serious injuries.  Each year, thousands of adults and children are treated at hospitals across the United States for serious burns, amputations, and other significant injuries resulting from the use of fireworks. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) encourages all residents to leave the fireworks to the professionals this ...