Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 26, 2013)– With an average of 46 percent of Chinese women opting to have caesarean section births, China has the highest c-section rate in the world. On Thursday, a delegation of nine Chinese OB-GYNs paid a visit to Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor in search of answers about how to provide women with better support during delivery and reduce c-section rates in their country. The Hospital is one stop on a tour of U.S. Hospitals. The group has already seen facilities in Boston and San Francisco, and tomorrow will visit Bellevue Hospital in…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 19, 2013) -  Hudson Valley Hospital Center and Entergy conducted an emergency training drill today to ensure the safety of Indian Point workers who might be exposed to radiation while on the job. The annual exercise helps train Hospital staff on how to receive, treat and decontaminate patients who may have been exposed to radiation.  In the event of an accident, Entergy workers would likely be brought to HVHC since it is the closest hospital to Indian Point.  Members of the Hospital staff – nurses, physicians, members of the radiology, security, and housekeeping staffs –…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 17, 2013) - More than 200 Hudson Valley Hospital Center employees – from the Hospital President to the mailroom staff-  donned pink gloves today for their shot at winning the 2013 Medline Pink Glove Dance competition. The employees with the help of videographer Dan Guillaro are producing a video of the dance to enter in the contest and win $25,000 for the Hospital’s Cancer Center. Voting for the best video will commence on October 25 and end on November 8. To vote or learn more about the contest visit www.pinkglovedance.com   The staff participated in…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 12, 2013)–  Hudson Valley Hospital Center and the Ashikari Breast Center will hold the 1st Annual Dr. Roy Ashikari Cancer Symposium on September 28th at Doral Arrowwood Conference Center in Rye Brook, NY. “Advancements in the Prevention and Treatment of Breast Cancer,”will look at the latest treatments for the disease with much of the day’s presentations focusing on the topic of genetics and its growing role in the treatment of breast cancer. The keynote speaker will be Lee B. Riley, MD, PhD, FACS, who will speak on “Genomic Profiling in Practice-Present and Future Trends in Breast…