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…
Diabetic and Chronic Kidney patients may now be eligible for Medicare Part B reimbursements for nutrition counseling at Hudson Valley Hospital Center Cortlandt Manor, NY - (March 1, 2011) – Patients with Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease may be eligible to receive nutrition counseling at Hudson Valley Hospital Center now that the Hospital’s Outpatient Nutrition Department has been given the green light by Medicare. The government health insurance program for those over 65 now recognizes Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s outpatient nutrition department as a medical provider eligible under Medicare. "This is great news for many patients with chronic diabetes and kidney…