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  • At Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Former American Idol Judge Kara DioGuardi Announces December 3rd Tri-State Rocks Event

    Posted: 10/23/2017

    A Grammy-nominated performer and songwriter chose Maria Fareri Children's Hospital as the venue to announce the debut of a benefit vocal competition December 3rd at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester. Westchester native Kara DioGuardi, who was a judge for two seasons of Fox television's American Idol , said the inaugural Tri-State Rocks show is open to aspiring singers between the ages of 12 and 21 living in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.    The winner will receive a two-hour mentoring...

  • Our Commitment To Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

    Posted: 10/19/2017

    New York State’s Hudson Valley is a beautiful mosaic comprised of thriving communities rich in culture and diversity.  As we celebrate National Diversity Month, I wanted to reiterate Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s (WMCHealth) commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement by sharing the underlying principles that support our strategic efforts. At WMCHealth, we believe that diversity is defined broadly and encompasses a myriad of characteristics that make each patient, eac...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Susan Gerry, Kelly MacMillan and Mecca Santana to Leadership Positions

    Posted: 10/13/2017

    The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare services in New York’s Hudson Valley region, recently appointed Susan Gerry as Senior Vice President for Strategic Alliances and Partnerships, Kelly MacMillan as Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Mecca Santana as Senior Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement. All three bring extensive public policy, legislative and leadership experience to their position...

  • Westchester Medical Center’s Heart Transplantation Program Among Nation’s Best

    Posted: 10/05/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 4, 2017) – As a regional leader in cardiac care, the heart transplantation program at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently surpassed a key milestone of more than 200 life-changing heart transplant procedures. Part of WMCHealth’s Heart and Vascular Institute, the heart transplantation program is the only one of its kind in the Hudson Valley and has grown significantly in recent years to provide the best pos...

  • Topping-Off: Westchester Medical Center Health Network Celebrates Ambulatory Care Pavilion Construction Milestone

    Posted: 09/27/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 27, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and Westchester County celebrated the height of construction on the health network’s new Ambulatory Care Pavilion adjacent to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla – the largest healthcare construction project in Westchester County in decades – on Wednesday with a ceremony recognizing the construction milestone. Representatives from WMCHealth, Westchester County, and the Hudson Valley community gathered for a “t...

  • Westchester Warriors Hockey Club Raises More Than $100,000 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Sets Future Goal of $250,000

    Posted: 09/21/2017

      Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley, recognized more than 50 youth (11-13 years of age) hockey players and coaches from the Westchester Warriors for raising more than $100,000 during the team’s 2017 spring/summer season. The Warriors announced a $250,000 goal for the team’s total fundraising by next year and received a $5,000 contribution from Mark and Valerie Seelig to kick off their fundrai...

  • Westchester Medical Center Welcomes Obstetrician- Gynecologist Julia Keltz, MD, to Hospital’s Medical Staff

    Posted: 09/19/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (September 19, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently welcomed obstetrician-gynecologist Julia Keltz, MD, to the hospital’s medical staff. n her new role, Dr. Keltz will direct efforts in advancing minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, as well as outpatient care of complex benign gynecologic conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis, chronic pelvic pain, adenomyosis and abnormal uterine bleeding. Dr. Keltz...

  • Twelve Westchester Medical Center Health Network Staff Members will “Go the Distance to Make a Difference” at TCS New York City Marathon

    Posted: 09/11/2017

    A special group of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) employees representing multiple healthcare professions and celebrating the cultural diversity of our region will compete in the TCS New York City Marathon on November 5 in support of  WMCHealth facilities across the Hudson Valley. The team’s 12 members – five registered nurses, a cardiac rehabilitation care manager, an oncology pharmacist, a physical therapist, an outpatient mental health counselor, two anesthesiologists and a...

  • Cigna Expands Network in New York with Addition of Westchester Medical Center Health Network

    Posted: 09/06/2017

    Cigna (NYSE:CI) and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), a 1,700-bed, 10-hospital healthcare system based in Valhalla, NY, have entered into a multi-year contract that adds most of the health network’s hospitals and employed physicians to Cigna's network of participating hospitals and doctors in the NY Metro market. The agreement became effective August 15, 2017.    With this addition to the network, Cigna customers who receive acute care and other medical services from WMCHe...

  • Telepsychiatry Brings Specialists to Delaware County Students via Innovative Mental Health Services Program

    Posted: 08/31/2017

    Delaware County students who previously had to travel long distances to access mental healthcare can now receive it in their own school through a new program provided by Margaretville Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), that combines in-person therapy and a special telepsychiatry program. Students and their families in the Roxbury Central School District were the first to benefit from the program, which started there in June. The program has been available to ...