Hudson Valley Hospital Center Outpatient Dietitians say move will encourage healthier eating for the whole family Cortlandt Manor, NY - (January 18, 2011) – Healthier eating is on the menu for school children as a result of the USDA’s announcement that it will adopt new guidelines for school lunches. LFor the first time in 15 years, the Department of Agriculture is requiring school lunch programs to reduce trans fats and sodium. The programs will also be required to add more fresh fruits, veggies and whole grains to the menu in an effort to combat obesity. Dietitians at Hudson Valley Hospital…
Surgeon General this week urges Hospitals to work to support breastfeeding moms Cortlandt Manor, NY - (January 24, 2011) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center is the only Hospital and Birthing Center in Westchester and Putnam counties to be recognized for breastfeeding support by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. The accreditation by the IBLC comes at a time when the U.S. Surgeon General has launched a campaign to increase breastfeeding by moms, saying it’s not only healthier for moms and babies, but helps families save on the cost of formula. ''One of the most highly effective preventive measures a…
Press Ganey employee survey says HVHC is one of the best hospitals to work at in the nation Cortlandt Manor, NY - (January 31, 2011) – Employees who work at Hudson Valley Hospital Center are among the happiest in the nation, according to a recent survey of nearly 250,000 employees at 394 facilities nationwide. The results released by Press Ganey this month show that employee satisfaction at Hudson Valley Hospital was rated in the 94th percentile or the top 6 percent when compared to other hospitals nationwide. The Hospital scored in the 99th percentile, placing them in the top 1 percent…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (February 14, 2011) – Dr. Christian Piccolo, M.D., a Board Certified Anesthesiologist who specializes in pain medicine, has joined Hudson Valley Hospital Center and will see patients in his Yorktown Heights office. Dr. Piccolo specializes in pain management and is skilled at treating patients with chronic pain stemming from many causes including back injuries, nerve damage, chronic diseases, traumatic injuries or post surgical pain. Board Certified in Pain Medicine, Dr. Piccolo uses the latest technology to help patients maintain an improved quality of life while recovering from chronic pain. Dr. Piccolo uses proven techniques including spinal cord…