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  • A Message from Michael D. Israel, WMCHealth President and Chief Executive Officer

    Posted: 06/03/2020

    At WMCHealth, we have always embraced the ideals of diversity, inclusion and equity as sources of tremendous strength that allows us to create the best work environments for our workforce members, provide the highest quality care for our patients, and to be as responsive as possible to the unique needs of the diverse communities we serve.  Now, more than ever, it is crucial that we reaffirm our commitments and leverage our collective strengths.  Together we are all part of the WMCHealth commun...

  • WMCHealth Provides $1 million in Grants

    Posted: 05/28/2020

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 28, 2020) - The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced $1 million in grants to 10 Hudson Valley organizations to address behavioral health and substance use disorders, primary care accessibility and engagement, and linkages to social determinates of health services, such as housing and food security. Part of the New York State “promising practices” initiative, these grants are designed to help WMCHealth partners develop sustainable models and services a...

  • WMCHealth Resumes Outpatient Ambulatory Surgeries at Good Samaritan Hospital; Bon Secours Medical Group Practices Expand Office Visits in Rockland County

    Posted: 05/21/2020

    May 21, 2020:   Today, WMCHealth announces that elective outpatient ambulatory surgeries and medical tests will resume this week at Good Samaritan Hospital, under an Executive Order from Governor Andrew Cuomo.   Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order allows for resumption of elective outpatient ambulatory surgical services -- those for which the patient enters and leaves a surgical facility on the same day, without an overnight stay -- based on the status of coronavirus impact, including a drop...

  • Open Letter from President and CEO Michael D. Israel

    Posted: 05/11/2020

    As we celebrate Nurses' Week and Hospital Week, we wanted to recognize the commitment of our workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your essential roles have required you to call upon reserves from deep within, while you balance the needs and care of your own loved ones. We are proud of each one of you and hope you will find continued strength in the heartfelt appreciation from your colleagues, our patients, and the communities we serve together. Thank you for everything you do. Please view this video ...

  • At WMCHealth, we can provide the care you need... now.

    Posted: 05/03/2020


  • Census 2020: Shape Your Future. Start Here.

    Posted: 04/30/2020

    Top 5 Reasons to Complete the Census: Your Health:   Helps hospitals and communities predict the spread of diseases. Emergency Response:   Helps allocate disaster resources. Federal Funding:   Determines funding for programs like Medicaid and school lunches. Fair Representation: Determines a community’s number of U.S. House of Representatives seats. Infrastructure: Drives decisions for housing, safety resources and community improvements. Responses to the census are secure,...

  • WMCHealth Has Begun Antibody Testing for COVID-19

    Posted: 04/24/2020

    (April 24, 2020)  - WMCHealth is now offering COVID-19 antibody testing to our workforce throughout our network, including for employees based in the hospitals and medical practices at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.  Antibody testing, also known as serological testing, detects antibodies present in the blood when the body is responding to a specific infection, like COVID-19.  The antibody test may show if an individual has ever been infected with the virus, even if they did not h...

  • Mary Stuart Masterson Shares Message of Support for our WMCHealth Heroes

    Posted: 04/18/2020

    Your browser does not support this video format, please download the video ' to view. Please consider downloading a more recent browser!   We are grateful for all the support that has been shown across our network and for our WMCHealth Heroes during COVID-19. Mary Stuart Masterson's message brightened our team's day. On behalf of HealthAlliance Hospital and WMCHealth, thank you to Mary, and members of our community for all you do for our WMCHealth Heroes and those in our care.

  • Heroes Inspiring Heroes

    Posted: 04/16/2020

      We are so grateful for the recent Parade of Lights that supported our  WMCHealth Heroes  at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Emergency service vehicles from around Rockland County visited our hospital in a display of solidarity and recognition for the workforce and patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. The procession of emergency service vehicles circled our campus and saluted our WMCHealth Heroes with rolling lights and blar...

  • A Message of Gratitude from President and CEO Michael D. Israel

    Posted: 04/15/2020

    Our President and CEO Michael D. Israel shares his gratitude for our  WMC Health Heroes   and their families as well as the support from the Westchester community during COVID-19. Listen to the full interview with  100.7 WHUD     Listen to the full interview with  107.1 The Peak