Entergy, hospital staff and local responders treat injured worker in mock radiation scenario Cortlandt Manor – (Sept. 30, 2010) - Hudson Valley Hospital Center (HVHC) staff donned protective gowns and practiced taking radiation readings today as part of an emergency training drill conducted with Entergy. More than 50 people including Hospital staff – nurses, physicians, members of the radiology, security, and environmental services staffs – as well as members of Entergy’s Radiation Protection team, Verplanck Fire Department Ambulance and Cortlandt Peekskill Regional Paramedics participated in the drill.
Only "No Wait" ED in the region receives high marks from patients Cortlandt Manor, NY - (Oct 5, 2010)– They said it couldn’t be done. But after five years, Hudson Valley Hospital Center has proved that its revolutionary "No-Wait" Emergency Department can get patients in and out faster and with a minimum of waiting. On Tuesday, Oct. 5, Hudson Valley Hospital Center celebrated the 5th anniversary of its "No-Wait" ED with a ceremony in the Emergency Department’s waiting room. The event was attended by former patients and by representatives from Entergy and Westchester County, which presented a proclamation to the…
Patients can learn about treatment options at free Oct. 30 seminar Cortlandt Manor, NY - (Oct 12, 2010) – For most of his life David Ray suffered from chronic sinus infections, pressure and pain, enduring multiple surgeries with no permanent relief. The 57-year-old South Salem resident said all that changed in July when he underwent a procedure known as balloon sinuplasty that is much less invasive than the traditional surgeries he had had in the past. "It's been very, very successful, much better than I could have even hoped," said Ray, a corporate Vice President for New York Life. "I…
Health screenings and information are free and open to the public Cortlandt Manor, NY - (Oct 13, 2010) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center in cooperation with area community partners will hold the 2nd Annual Senior and Caregiver Health Fair onFriday, October 22, 2010. The fair will be held at the Muriel Morabito Community Center (29 Westbrook Drive, Cortlandt Manor, NY) from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. More than 40 exhibitors will offer cholesterol, back and blood pressure screenings as well as information on wound care, cardiac rehabilitation, outpatient nutrition, physical therapy and other healthcare topics. Light refreshments will be served. For…