Diabetic and Chronic Kidney patients may now be eligible for Medicare Part B reimbursements for nutrition counseling at Hudson Valley Hospital Center Cortlandt Manor, NY - (March 1, 2011) – Patients with Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease may be eligible to receive nutrition counseling at Hudson Valley Hospital Center now that the Hospital’s Outpatient Nutrition Department has been given the green light by Medicare. The government health insurance program for those over 65 now recognizes Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s outpatient nutrition department as a medical provider eligible under Medicare. "This is great news for many patients with chronic diabetes and kidney…
Hospital conference room to be dedicated in honor of former Emergency Department Director Cortlandt Manor, NY - (March 7, 2010) –Hometown doctor, Navy flight surgeon and former director of Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s Emergency Department, John A. McGurty, MD was honored Monday, March 7 at 12 noon with the dedication of a new hospital conference room in his name. Dr. McGurty, HVHC’s Director of Emergency Medicine from 1996-2003, has served tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan as a U.S. Navy reservist and Medical Corps Captain. He returns overseas later this month for his third military deployment in recent years.…
Renowned expert to head Institute of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 1, 2011) – Dr. Stephen Guthrie, M.D., Ph.D, Board Certified in Hyperbaric Medicine and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, has joined Hudson Valley Hospital Center and will head the Hospital’s Institute for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. Dr. Guthrie is a renowned expert in Hyperbaric Medicine, having served as Director of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at a number of institutions including Nassau County Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Guthrie most recently served as Principal Investigator for the Defense Center of Excellence…
Digestive experts to speak on May 7 urge reflux sufferers not to ignore symptoms Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 18, 2011) –People who suffer from acid reflux may not know that the disease is a ticking time bomb that can lead to cancer. Symptoms of acid reflux disease such as heartburn, soreness or burning in the throat or chest can be the first signs of esophageal cancer, the fastest growing cancer diagnosis, according to the Esophageal Cancer Action Network.
Page 72 of 74