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  • 100th TAVR Procedure Performed at Good Samaritan Hospital

    Posted: 02/08/2023

    For individuals suffering with heart disease, TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement) may be a possible treatment option. The TAVR program at WMCHealth's Good Samaritan Hospital marked a milestone: we successfully performed 100 TAVR heart procedures. TAVR is a minimally invasive technique that enables a narrowing aortic valve to be replaced with an artificial one, via small incisions in the leg. Congratulations to our workforce for their hard work, commitment and dedication to advancing heart...

  • It’s A Girl!

    Posted: 01/01/2023

    SUFFERN, NY – (January 1, 202 3 ) Congratulations to Esther and Akiva Sussholz of Montebello, NY on the delivery of the first baby of 2023 born at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. Baby girl Frida Sussholz was born at 3:51 a.m. on January 1 and weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. About Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, is a 286-bed hosp...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Recognized by Healthgrades

    Posted: 10/11/2022

    The Maternity Department at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has again been recognized by Healthgrades, a leading online hospital ratings source. The hospital received the Labor and Delivery and Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Awards for the fifth year in a row, which places Good Samaritan Hospital among the top five percent of hospitals evaluated nationwide. A 5-Star rating for Vaginal Delivery for the eighth consecutive year was also ...

  • Join Families across the Region September 18 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day

    Posted: 09/01/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 31, 2022) – Families from across the region are expected to attend Maria Fareri Children's Hospital's 18th Annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day September 18 for a day of fun-filled activities to support pediatric care in the Hudson Valley. Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day Supporting Maria Fareri Children's Hospital is September 18 Families are welcome to attend the free event featuring activities including face painting, crafts, carnival games, music, character ap...

  • New Advanced Imaging System at Good Samaritan Hospital Provides Enhanced Clarity for Disease Identification

    Posted: 08/25/2022

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (August 25, 2022) – Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), announced today that an expanded radiology department with advanced imaging technology is now open and serving patients at the hospital. WMCHealth and Good Samaritan Hospital leadership and workforce members are joined by elected officials to cut the ribbon for the new Radiology Department. A new, low dose computed tomography (CT) scanner and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ...

  • WMCHealth’s Big 5: Races for Runners of All Levels will Support WMCHealth Hospitals

    Posted: 08/22/2022

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (August 19, 2022) – Get your heart rate going and support healthcare as you race, jog or walk around and about WMCHealth's Valhalla campus September 18. The Big 5, Westchester Medical Center Health Network's fall active fundraiser supports a range of medical services while supplying the perfect opportunity to get fit and have fun.  The Healing Half Marathon , The Kyle Goldberg 10K , The Evan Lieberman 5K and the Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day will all be held Sunday, Septemb...

  • Four WMCHealth Hospitals Recognized for Stroke Care Excellence

    Posted: 08/02/2022

    VALHALLA, NY (August 3, 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...