Cortlandt Manor, NY - (June 20, 2012) – As part of a national month honoring cancer survivors, the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center will hold a special reception on June 28 featuring that artworks of cancer survivors. Lilly Oncology On Canvas, an art exhibition honoring the journeys people face when confronted with a cancer diagnosis, will be on display during an 4-6 p.m. reception in the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center. Speakers, including local cancer survivors, will also share their stories during the event. “We have many cancer survivors in our community and even…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (June 15, 2012) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s advertising campaign for its new Comprehensive Cancer Center has won four awards in the 2012 Advertising Club of Westchester competition. On June 6, Hudson Valley Hospital Center was presented with four bronze awards at the Advertising Club of Westchester’s 2012 Big “W” competition. Jody and Diane Creative Communications developed the ad campaign to help promote the hospital’s opening of a new $12 million Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Ashikari Breast Center and the Institute for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. The awards were for the best multi-channel integrated campaign, which…
Washington, DC, June 7, 2012 – Hudson Valley Hospital Center was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The Hospital Safety ScoreSM was calculated under the guidance of The Leapfrog Group’s Blue Ribbon Expert Panel using publicly available data on patient injuries, medical and medication errors, and infections. U.S. hospitals were assigned an A, B, C, D, or F for their safety. “Patient safety is an everyday focus for our hospital,” said John C. Federspiel, President, Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “Our entire…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (June 1, 2012) – Dr. William J. Higgins, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts on May 11. “We are fortunate to have a physician of Dr. Higgins’ caliber as our Vice President of Medical Affairs and congratulate him on receiving his MBA,’’ said John C. Federspiel, President of Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “The Hospital has already benefitted greatly from his years of experience as a physician and former President of the Medical Staff, and the completion of this degree…