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  • Cardinal Dolan Offers Blessing for the New Temporary Emergency Department at Bon Secours Community Hospital

    Posted: 08/28/2019

    PORT JERVIS, NY (August 28, 2019) – Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomed His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, to lead a dedication and blessing of the hospital’s new temporary Emergency Department that will allow for patient care to continue seamlessly as the hospital continues work on a transformative $40 million multi-phase expansion and enhancement project.   The Cardinal joined WMCHealth and B...

  • Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA to Lead Obstetrics & Gynecology Programs at Westchester Medical Center Health Network & New York Medical College

    Posted: 07/12/2019

    Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA, has been appointed Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at academic affiliate New York Medical College (NYMC), where he is currently a Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Tedjarati currently also serves as Chief Clinical Integration Officer at WMCHealth, responsible for...

  • WMCHealth and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Announce New Agreement

    Posted: 07/11/2019

    Effective immediately, WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers will rejoin Empire BlueCross BlueShield’s network of participating providers under a new, three-year agreement, retroactive to June 1. That means that all Empire members who received covered health care services from WMCHealth hospitals and affiliated providers on or after June 1 will receive coverage for these services at the in-network level of benefits. Those WMCHealth hospitals, facilities and providers covered under the new agreeme...

  • Bon Secours Charity Health System Laboratories Receive Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

    Posted: 06/25/2019

    Port Jervis, N.Y. (June 25, 2019) – The laboratories of Bon Secours Charity Health System’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis; and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), have been recognized by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in recognition of their overall excellence and adherence to safety standards. The on-site evaluation and C...

  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Hosts Community Health Fair

    Posted: 06/12/2019

    Port Jervis, NY (June 8) – Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomed everyone in the local community recently to a free Community Health Fair. The informative event, with its theme, “Getting to know you, getting to know us,” featured free food and refreshments along with 20 stations where visitors were able to learn how to take care of their own health. Courtesy blood pressure, heart rate and blood oxygen healthcare assessments were a...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Partnerships and Community Investments Promote Healthier Communities

    Posted: 05/22/2019

      Westchester Medical Center Health Network’s Performing Provider System (PPS) and its Center for Regional Healthcare Innovation (CRHI ) have made significant progress to date with partnerships and investments in community initiatives that close gaps in access to healthcare resources and create sustainable, healthier communities at the grassroots level.   The WMCHealth PPS was established to participate in New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, a statewide p...

  • Bon Secours Community Hospital Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Mental Health Unit During Mental Health Month

    Posted: 05/13/2019

    PORT JERVIS, NY (May 13, 2019) – Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), celebrated the 25th anniversary of its mental health unit and recognized the work of its behavioral health staff in commemoration of Mental Health Month in May. The hospital provides behavioral health services for Port Jervis and the entire tristate area, including all of Orange County, the surrounding counties and adjacent states. Guest speakers during the celebration ...

  • WMCHealth Launches Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness

    Posted: 03/07/2019

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 7, 2019) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced the launch of the Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness, a comprehensive network service devoted to providing women living in and around the Hudson Valley with high-quality, comprehensive, multidisciplinary care as close to their homes as possible. The Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness will deliver to Hudson Valley families the convenience of women’s health services at WMCHealth communi...

  • Three Westchester Medical Center Health Network Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Promote Safe Sleep Practices

    Posted: 03/04/2019

    Three Westchester Medical Center Health Network Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Promote Safe Sleep Practices Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus Earn New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) Safe Sleep Project’s Quality Improvement Award   VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 4, 2019) – Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston – all me...

  • WMCHealth’s Girls’ Night Out Honors Heart Disease Survivors and Raises Awareness about Women’s Heart Health

    Posted: 02/26/2019

    VALHALLA, NY- (February 25, 2019) – Girls’ Night Out, a heartwarming evening featuring tributes to heart disease survivors and their supporters, raised awareness about women’s heart health, as well as hope that new advances in cardiology will save more lives in the future. The event, a fundraiser for the Westchester Medical Center Health Network Heart & Vascular Institute, drew about 350 people to the Doral Arrowwood Hotel and Conference Center in Rye Brook on February 8. It paid tribute to female h...