Cortlandt Manor, NY – (August 23, 2012) – Westchester Medical Practice, a multi-specialty practice affiliated with Hudson Valley Hospital Center, is one of just 500 practices nationwide selected by the National Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to participate in a prestigious initiative designed to improve primary care for patients at lower cost. “Our selection to participate in the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative is a significant win for WMP and a major coup for patients in our region. It will give us additional resources to focus more attention on our patients and support our efforts to better coordinate their…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (August 22, 2012) – If you want to help in the fight against cancer by doing something more than making a donation, now’s your chance. The Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Comprehensive Cancer Center at Hudson Valley Hospital has agreed to participate in a national cancer prevention study by the American Cancer Society that seeks to enroll more than 500,000 adults between 30 and 65.  Researchers will be enrolling participants at the hospital on Friday, November 16. The study, Cancer Prevention Study-3, is looking to follow participants for 20 years in an effort to figure out who…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (August  21, 2012) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center has received a $10,000 grant from MBIA Inc. to purchase and customize software designed to identify the needs of cancer patients and resources to help them. “We are extremely grateful to MBIA for making this program available at our Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center,’’ said John C. Federspiel, President of Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “ Our goal is to better serve our patients and ensure that they have the support and resources they need to get through the stress and anxiety of a cancer diagnosis.’’ With the funds…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (August 2, 2012) – The star attraction of Hudson Valley Hospital Center ‘s new MRI suite has arrived – the Siemens Aera 1.5 Tesla “Open Friendly” MRI. The MRI arrived on a flatbed trailer on July 25 and was lifted by crane into the new 1,650 square-foot addition. The quieter “Open Friendly” MRI has a larger 70 cm opening and its spacious accommodations offer patients the benefits of an open MRI while providing physicians with better quality images. The new MRI has the ability to complete testing for a range of clinical applications, including neurology, orthopedics,…