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  • Jennifer Mack, MD, and Gabriel Tenembaum, MD, Running New York City Marathon In Support of Patients at Good Samaritan Hospital

    Posted: 09/11/2017

    To support Jennifer, visit WMCHealth.org/GoJen To support Gabriel, visit WMCHealth.org/GoGabriel 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 pha...

  • 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...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Experts Offer Safety Tips as Hudson Valley Families Head Back to School

    Posted: 08/28/2017

    As the summer draws to a close, parents and children in the Hudson Valley are turning their thoughts and preparations to the start of the 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, ...

  • Stay Safe When Viewing Solar Eclipse

    Posted: 08/18/2017

    On Monday, August 21, the Hudson Valley will experience a partial solar eclipse. Just as looking at the sun for 10-20 minutes on an average day without eye protection or pointing a laser in your eye for 10 seconds can cause irreparable damage, even a split second looking directly at the sun during the solar eclipse is too long. Without proper protection, looking directly at the solar eclipse can cause permanent vision loss. The sun is an intense light source and an eclipse intensifies that light, which ...

  • How Can I Protect My Family From Whooping Cough?

    Posted: 08/11/2017

      Whooping cough can be difficult to distinguish from an upper respiratory infection or cold.  Characterized by coughing and fever, and highly contagious in the first 1-2 weeks, whooping cough gets its nickname from the audible “whoop” sound that those infected make when they gasp for air following a coughing fit. “Whooping cough is sometimes known as the ‘100 Day Cough’ because the longer a patient waits to treat it, the longer the coughing symptoms can persist – sometimes up to three months,...

  • St. Anthony Community Hospital Hosts Annual Golf & Tennis Classic

    Posted: 07/14/2017

    WARWICK – (July 14, 2017) St. Anthony Community Hospital’s Annual Golf & Tennis Classic, sponsored by the Warwick Health Foundation, will be held on Tuesday, September 19th at the Warwick Valley Country Club. Proceeds from the classic will support St. Anthony Community Hospital, ensuring that the hospital’s healthcare providers continue to have access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and the finest environment of care for each of our patients. The Bon Secours Warwick Health Foundation s...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award

    Posted: 07/10/2017

    SUFERN, NY (July 7, 2017)  ― Good Samaritan Hospital   has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines -Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke SM  Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.   To receive the Silver Qua...

  • New Cardiologists Join Bon Secours Medical Group

    Posted: 06/30/2017

    Cardiologists Perminder S. Grewal, MD, FACC, Arvind K. Agarwal, MD, FACC, Bangalore S. Sridhara, MD, FACC, MRCP, Sunandan A. Pandya, MD, FACC, Shital R. Parikh, MD, FACC, and Rajiv Singh, MD, FACC, have joined Bon Secours Medical Group. This highly skilled group brings world class cardiac care to the local community with offices in West Nyack, Stony Point and Ramsey, N.J. Perminder S. Grewal, MD joins us as Medical Director of Noninvasive Cardiology at Good Samaritan Hospital. He has been practicing card...

  • Bon Secours Medical Group Welcomes New Urologists

    Posted: 06/30/2017

    Bon Secours Charity Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Bon Secours Urology to Bon Secours Medical Group, effective June 1. The group will include Mitchell C. Fraiman, MD, and Richard Kroll, MD. Dr. Fraiman received his medical degree from the New Jersey Medical School in Newark, N.J. via an accelerated medical program with Boston University. He completed his residency training at New York University Medical Center in New York, in the departments of Surgery and Urology. Prior to joining ...

  • Good Samaritan Hospital is the First Hospital in the Region to Offer Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Knee and Hip Replacement Procedures.

    Posted: 06/29/2017

    Good Samaritan Hospital is the first hospital in the region to offer Mako robotic-arm assisted knee and hip replacement procedures. This latest advancement is changing the way joint replacement surgery is performed. Robotic-arm assisted surgery is a new approach to joint replacement that offers the potential for a higher level of patient-specific implant alignment and positioning. The technology allows surgeons to create a customized 3D plan and perform joint replacement surgery using a surgeon-controll...