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  • Breast Surgeon Zoe Weinstein, MD, Joins Westchester Medical Center Health Network Staff, Will Practice in Kingston and Poughkeepsie

    Posted: 05/16/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (May 16, 2017) – Zoe Weinstein, MD, a board-certified breast surgeon practicing in the mid-Hudson Valley for more than a decade, has joined the medical staff of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), with privileges at member hospitals HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus in Kingston and MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie. Prior to joining WMCHealth, Dr. Weinstein was in private practice for nearly 20 years and has served as Medical Director of the Fer...

  • Mountainside Earns Top Leadership Award for ‘Excellence Well Beyond the Five-Star Rating System’

    Posted: 05/15/2017

     MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. (May 15, 2017) -- Mountainside Residential Care Center, operated by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), was honored with the American College of Health Care Administrators’ highest leadership award “for achieving excellence well beyond the Five-Star rating system.” The 82-bed skilled nursing facility, with 115 clinical, administrative and service staff, earned the 2017 ACHCA Eli Pick Facility Leadership Awar...

  • Tulip Ball Raises $180,000 for HealthAlliance

    Posted: 05/15/2017

    SAUGERTIES, N.Y. – May 15, 2017 -- The HealthAlliance Foundation’s 28th annual Tulip Ball raised more than $180,000 to support the acquisition of new technology and equipment, high quality treatment services, and training for hospital staff at HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). The April 29 event at the Lazy Swan Golf and Country Club Village in Saugerties drew 350 people who celebrated the achievements of Frank and Beverly Finnega...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery

    Posted: 03/09/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 9, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently named thoracic surgeon Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery for the health network’s Valhalla, Poughkeepsie and Kingston campuses. In her role as Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Weigel will oversee all thoracic surgery functions at WMCHealth’s flagship Westchester Medical Center, as well as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, MidHudson Regional Hospital, HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and He...

  • Community, Hospital Leaders to Be Honored at Tulip Ball

    Posted: 02/22/2017

    KINGSTON, N.Y. -- Feb. 22, 2017 -- The HealthAlliance Foundation will recognize community and hospital leaders at its 28th annual Tulip Ball April 29. Frank and Beverly Finnegan are the 2017 Tulip Ball honorees, Sandra Horan will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice will be presented with the Community Service Award. Frank Finnegan, a retired IBM business unit executive, and Beverly Finnegan, a retired American Cancer Society regional vice presiden...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Expands Region’s Only Telemedicine Program to Mobile ICU Ambulances

    Posted: 02/14/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 14, 2017) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is taking its e-Health Program –- the only telemedicine program in the Hudson Valley –- on the road, adding telemedicine capabilities to its mobile ICU ambulances that transport critically ill patients across many miles for specialized care at the health network’s Valhalla campus. This investment in Hudson Valley healthcare fulfills WMCHealth’s promise to bring the high-quality healthcare resources available o...

  • Ovarian Cancer Survivor to Talk About Her Big Mosaic at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus 2:30 p.m. Saturday

    Posted: 02/01/2017

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (February 1, 2017) -- A Stage 3 ovarian cancer survivor will give an illustrated talk about her bold, eye-catching, 175-square-foot cancer-inspired mosaic at HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, World Cancer Day. The talk and exhibit will be at the mosaic, located on the hospital’s Ground Floor, near a side entrance with a blue awning, next to the Thomas A. Dee Cancer Center. Artist Sus...

  • New eHealth Program Connects HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus with Westchester Medical Center Health Network Telemedicine Hub

    Posted: 01/31/2017

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (January 31, 2017) -- State-of-the-art telemedicine technology linking HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), with the specialized WMCHealth telehealth operations center is now operational, further fulfilling WMCHealth’s commitment to bring the highest level of care to all patients in New York’s Hudson Valley. WMCHealth’s secure, high-definition eHealth Program offers HealthAlliance patients personalized care from a...

  • HealthAlliance, Institute for Family Health Partner to Reduce Ulster County Suicide Rate

    Posted: 01/23/2017

    KINGSTON, N.Y. (January 23, 2017) — HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley (HealthAlliance), a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and the Institute for Family Health, a federally qualified health center, are working together on a federally sponsored pilot project to see if patient follow-up reduces Ulster County’s suicide rate. HealthAlliance and the Institute’s Kingston Behavioral Health Center are pioneering efforts to provide structured follow-up support to patients who...

  • HealthAlliance Foundation Starts 35th Year with New Board Members

    Posted: 01/11/2017

    KINGSTON, N.Y. — Jan. 12, 2017 — This year marks the HealthAlliance Foundation’s 35th year of raising funds for healthcare in Kingston. The nonprofit organization, which supports the programs and facilities of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), kicks off a yearlong celebration with the addition of three members to its board of directors and two to its advisory committee. The new board members are Dr. John Bonavita-Goldman, Joe Murp...