Wound Care

Support & Cooperation

New Physician Office Space & Ambulatory

Care Center

In the November of 2011, the Hospital opened a 3-story, 54,000 square-foot Cancer Center and Medical Office Building connected to the Hospital which houses medical offices for outpatient cardiac services including cardiac imaging. Oncology services, including a new infusion center and radiation therapy, are easily accessible and offer seamless coordination between physicians and support services.

Key to a Successful Career:

Our Support & Cooperation

Welcome! At Hudson Valley Hospital Center, you will find an open door policy and a helping hand, both from the Hospital Administration and the Medical Staff leadership. We welcome expansion of the medical staff and advocate in your interest and the success of your practice. Whatever your specialty, we are here to help. We firmly believe that if you are successful, we are successful!

Valerie J. Zarcone, DO,
Chairperson of the
Medical Board
Arthur J. Pidoriano, Jr. MD,
President of the
Medical Staff
John C. Federspiel,
President & CEO

Joining an Existing Practice

Whether you approach an existing practice on your own or interview with a recruitment specialist, the Hospital facilitates negotiations, provides financial pro forma and access to legal advice. A sound understanding of the competitive landscape and market share data can assist in creating the right fit.

Solo Practice Start Up Kit

First time opening an office? We have designed a start- up package for a physician setting up a solo practice. We have years of experience in establishing primary care as well as specialty care practitioners, and bring a custom and creative approach to each physician’s need. This includes a supportive credentialing process, selection of office space, hiring of clerical and clinical staff and a mentoring program.

Jumping on Board

The strength of our community Hospital is networking. It is easy to meet colleagues, get introduced to potential referring physicians, and meet the various department directors in the Hospital. The Vice President of Medical Affairs has an excellent relationship with members of the Medical Staff, and various meetings will provide you with the opportunity to become familiar in our facility.

Marketing Support

Introducing you to area physicians and the community is our marketing expertise. An aggressive physician referral program will also direct patient inquiries to your practice. We offer many opportunities to introduce you, including: press release, complimentary ad design, guest appearance on cable shows produced by the Hospital, participation in community lectures and health screenings.

A Perfect Fit?

If you are looking for a progressive community Hospital, where you will know everyone by name, in a vibrant community located in the New York metropolitan area, give us a call.

Contact:

Dr. William J. Higgins, MD, at
914-734-3845, or email us at JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING

Discover the difference

Welcome to Hudson Valley Hospital Center

If you are a physician looking to practice in a state-of-the-art Hospital in a growing community just outside New York City you will feel right at home at Hudson Valley Hospital Center where we offer:

  • State-of-the-art health care
  • A thriving hospital
  • Largest employer in the area
  • Education and quality of life
  • Close to New York City
  • Growing communities

Hudson Valley Hospital Center was listed as one of the best places to work in Westchester County by Westchester Magazine, a prestigious publication in our area. Our Hospital also remains among the top 10 percent of Hospital’s nationwide and the top 1 percent in the New York/New Jersey area when it comes to employee satisfaction, according to a 2010 survey by Press Ganey. We are the largest employer in the area with more than 1,100 employees. Our culture of open communication with employees and a management team that listens and responds to staff has earned this Hospital numerous awards. And we are happy to report that satisfied patients abound at HVHC with scores in the 90th percentile across the board.

Here’s some other reasons why HVHC is a great place to work.

1. Proximity to New York City

Hudson Valley Hospital Center, located in Cortlandt Manor, next to the City of Peekskill is just a one hour ride to New York City. Major highways and public transportation make it easy to get to NYC and its art galleries, theatres on Broadway and great shopping. There is also easy access to major international and domestic airports.

2. Suburban Living At Its Best

Westchester County is one of the most attractive places to live and work. A fine transportation network, a superior quality of life, top notch education and health care systems, and a short drive to Manhattan make it highly desirable. Quaint villages and thriving urban centers offer cultural activities, museums, restaurants and historic sites.

The majestic Hudson River offers many recreational opportunities.

3. Choice Education and Real Estate

Upper Westchester offers many housing options including homes in new developments, townhouses with river views and homes with charm and character. We will help you select the right realtor to assist you. School systems are among the best suburban life can offer. Higher education offers many college choices in Westchester as well as major universities in New York City.

Who We Are

Hudson Valley Hospital Center is a fully accredited general, voluntary, not-for-profit 128-bed Hospital serving the community with high quality health care through our team of more than 350 physicians and 1,300 employees.

The Hospital was founded in 1889 by the Helping Hand Association. Today, the Hospital boasts excellent inpatient care in both medical and surgical units, a busy maternity unit, an intensive care unit, and a progressive care unit. The Hospital operates a full-service state-of-the-art, 24-hour, "no-wait" emergency department along with a state-of-the-art surgical center, laboratories, cardio-pulmonary center, and a physical therapy center.

The hospital’s services reach out to the community with our affiliates in Yorktown, Croton, Mahopac, Putnam Valley, Montrose, Cold Spring and Hopewell. However, patients come from Dutchess County in the north and Orange County to the west.

The Board of Directors, made up of dedicated community citizens from the Hospital's service area, provides leadership without remuneration to maintain and expand Hospital programs offered to the community.

This combination of practical management, high technology and medical expertise enables Hudson Valley Hospital Center to diagnose, treat and monitor medical problems and emergencies in keeping with the highest standards possible in health care today.

Our Services

Emergency Department

The region’s only full service state-of-the-art 24-hour "no wait" emergency department. Also provides a certified stroke center to handle life-threatening emergencies. Doubled in size during the recent expansion program to 39 treatment bays, the HVHC Emergency Department is the second busiest emergency service in Westchester.

Surgery Center

A new state of the art, all digital Surgery Center was constructed as part of the hospital’s major renovation and expansion project. The Center has six operating rooms, with 14 same day bays and 10 PACU bays.

Intensive Care Unit

A 10-bed Intensive Care Unit and a family area provides around the clock care. Plans for this area include a major renovation.

Progressive Care Unit

Our Progressive Care Unit is an extension of the Intensive Care Unit and provides point of care computerized technology with 14 beds, several equipped with bariatric lifts, beds and visitor furniture.

Women's Pavilion for Birthing and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Our eight bed Women's Pavilion for Birthing features designer decorated private rooms with full bath. Hudson Valley remains the only hospital in the region with whirlpool tubs for pain management and birthing in each of our labor rooms. A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is part of the Women's Pavilion. Rooming-in for moms and dads is a popular choice. Westchester Magazine named the Women's Pavilion for Birthing as the best place to give birth in Westchester.

Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center

The John M. Zarcone Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center is an individualized program to meet the cardiac and pulmonary fitness needs of patients who have suffered a heart attack, angina, heart surgery or suffer from COPD.

Center for Rehabilitation Services

A newly constructed, state of the art, rehabilitation center provides physical therapy and occupational therapy by a team of certified professionals. Services are also located at satellite locations and The Center s a member of the Hospital for Special Surgery network.

Center for Diagnostic Imaging

State-of-the-art angiography, mammography, Digital mammography, MRI, Open MRI, PET Scanning, CT, ultrasound are just a few of the diagnostic capabilities offered. Also, iCAD (Computer Aided Detection) for a second look in the early detection of breast cancer. A spa-like Women’s Breast Center is located here but will be incorporated into the new cancer center construction as part of the Ashikari Breast Center.

Wellness Club

An intimate, holistic center that integrates fitness for the body, mind and spirit. Located off campus at The Cortlandt Town Center.

Minimally Invasive Surgery Center

Physicians trained in minimally invasive procedures including the only single incision, laparoscopic hernia, gallbladder and appendectomy procedures currently performed in the region as well as state-of-the-art reflux surgery.

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