Cortlandt Manor, NY - (October 10, 2013)– Hudson Valley Hospital Center announced that seven new surgeons have joined its staff as part of an expansion of surgical services at its state-of-the-art Surgery Center. Joining the Hospital’s staff are thoracic surgeons; Drs. Cynthia Chin, Scott Berman, Todd Weiser and Robert Streisand; hand surgeon Dr. Ari Mayerfield; foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon Dr. Katherine Ma and Breast Surgeon Dr. Melita Charles, the newest member of the Ashikari Breast Center. “The combined experience and talents of these new members of our team add to the outstanding expertise of our existing staff and…
Cortlandt Manor NY -  September 30 - Harvest of the Hudson Valley, a farm-to-table event at Glynwood Farm in Cold Spring, raised $250,000 to benefit the new Teaching and Demonstration Kitchen at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. The event on Friday, September 27 featured a spectacular farm-to-table menu created by Chef Peter X. Kelly, one of the evening’s honorees. Other honorees were: Architect Joseph Pallante, AIA, who designed the new kitchen, and Elliott Sumers, MD, an interventional radiologist who spearheaded the hospital’s successful physician donor campaign. Construction of a teaching/demonstration kitchen is underway in the historic Dempsey House on the Pataki…
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 –…