Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 8, 2014) – Having a happy, healthy baby and a good birth experience can’t be left to chance. It’s something that takes planning. To help educate aspiring parents, Hudson Valley Hospital Center holds its annual “Art of Having a Baby” Maternity Fair. This year, the Hospital will hold the event on May 10 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in a new location – at the Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Boulevard in Jefferson Valley. Click here to Sign up for Daddy Olympics and win a $500 gift certificate. Space is limited. Also new this…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April1, 2014) – Making some modest changes in your diet can improve your health. Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s new Peter X. Kelly Teaching Kitchen offers healthy cooking classes throughout the year and is offering some special classes in April. Part of the Hospital’s Harvest for Health program, The Peter X. Kelly Teaching Kitchen offers cooking classes to people of all ages for a nominal fee of $15 per class. Here’s what’s on tap for April: Cooking the DASH Diet Monday, April 14th. 3-4:30 PM. Led by HVHC Registered Dietitian Stefanie Green, this informative and fun class…
Cortlandt Manor NY – (March 31, 2014) – Patients of Hudson Valley Hospital Center can now access their medical records and check on upcoming hospital appointments on line with the launch of a new patient portal. “This will be a major benefit to our patients and their families,’’ said Hudson Valley Hospital Center President John Federspiel. “Our staff can sign patients up so they can create an account and use this new service.’’ The new service, called MyHVHC, allows patients to securely access portions of their electronic medical records, upcoming appointments and other information. Through the portal patients can: -…
Cortlandt Manor NY – (March 28, 2014) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center is among hospitals rated for safety in the most recent issue of Consumer Reports. Quoted in the March 27 issue of The Journal News, Dr. William J. Higgins, vice president of medical affairs at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, said "we are extremely proud" to score high in the report, but noted the need for "continuous improvement." The Consumer Reports survey covered 2,591 hospitals nationwide and 136 statewide and reviewed hospitals' overall safety based on patient-outcome data including mortality, re-admissions and hospital-acquired infections. The article is available in the…