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  • 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...

  • It’s A Girl! First Baby of 2022 Born at Good Samaritan Hospital

    Posted: 01/04/2022

    Baby girl Werzberger was born at 2:02 a.m. on January 1, becoming the first baby born at Good Samaritan Hospital in 2022.   SUFFERN, NY (January 1, 2022 )  – Congratulations to Rachel Block and Mendel Werzberger of Airmont, NY on the delivery of the first baby of 2022 born at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. Baby girl Werzberger was born at 2:02 a.m. on January 1 and weighed  6 pounds 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. About Good Samaritan ...

  • Westchester Medical Center to Host New York State COVID-19 Vaccination Operations Beginning November 19

    Posted: 11/18/2021

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (November 18, 2021) – New York State COVID-19 vaccination efforts for ages 12 and older will transition from the Westchester County Center to Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), beginning Friday, November 19.   Also, vaccination for children ages 5 to 11 is available at WMCHealth’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.   Both Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital are located at 100 Woods Roa...

  • Four WMCHealth Hospitals Earn Awards for Stroke Care Excellence

    Posted: 11/17/2021

    VALHALLA, NY (November 11, 2021) ― 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 2021. The award recognizes each hospital for its commitment to, and ...

  • HealthAlliance Opens Ulster County’s Only Advanced Service Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

    Posted: 07/12/2021

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (July 12, 2021) – Fulfilling a promise to deliver more advanced services to Ulster County and surrounding areas, WMCHealth today announced the opening of a new cardiac catheterization laboratory at HealthAlliance Hospital on Broadway in Kingston. The new laboratory offers emergent and preventative solutions for blocked arteries, irregular heartbeats and coronary heart disease, services never before available in Ulster County. The service operates under the direction of WMCHealth’s compreh...

  • Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee Replacement Surgery Now Offered at St. Anthony Community Hospital

    Posted: 06/08/2021

    WARWICK, N.Y. (June 8, 2021) ― St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of WMCHealth, now offers robotic-arm assisted total knee replacement procedures. Robotic-arm assisted surgery assists surgeons by making implant placement more precise and aligned with each patient’s unique anatomy.   This personalized precision can reduce surgical discomfort for the patient, speed recovery times and increase the longevity of the implant.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , join...

  • New Cardiac Imaging Technology at Good Samaritan Hospital Can Increase Diagnostic Accuracy and Enable Faster Recovery Time

    Posted: 05/28/2021

    SUFFERN, N.Y. (May 26, 2021) – The expanded Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Good Samaritan Hospital offers new imaging technologies that deliver sharp images along with anatomical guidance for physicians to use during interventional procedures. Use of this equipment allows for diagnoses that are more accurate, decreases patient discomfort and increases the potential for shorter hospital stays.   The guidance system in use Good Samaritan Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory automatica...

  • WMCHealth Physicians Welcomes Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Lakshmi A. Gollapudi, MD, to Kingston Practice

    Posted: 05/27/2021

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (May 27, 2021)  —WMCHealth Physicians, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomes Lakshmi A. Gollapudi, MD, to the physician group’s practice in Kingston. Dr. Gollapudi has specialties in gastroenterology and hepatology. As a gastroenterologist, she  focuses in preventing, diagnosing and treating digestive system disorders. These disorders include conditions involving the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon, and her services include...

  • A Million Reasons to Celebrate: WMCHealth’s Vaccine Coordination Effort Surpasses 1 Million Doses

    Posted: 04/16/2021

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 16, 2021) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth ) has surpassed another milestone in the COVID-19 vaccination effort with the announced coordination of more than 1 million doses to vaccination sites across the Hudson Valley. New York State selected WMCHealth to be the vaccine distribution coordinator for the Hudson Valley Region Hub in its Regional Vaccine Network. As such, WMCHealth leads a group consisting of more than 300 hospitals, healthcare organizations, com...