Tarrytown, NY - (June 5, 2013) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center was presented with nine awards for excellence in advertising on June 5 at The Advertising Club of Westchester’s 42nd annual Big W Awards at Tappan Hill in Tarrytown. NY The Hospital won a Gold Award for it advertising campaign for HVHC’s new Seeds for Health program. Jody and Diane Creative Communications developed the ad campaign to help promote the opening of the hospital’s Organic Garden for Healing in April of 2012 and HVHC’s other healthy eating initiatives. The advertising agency also won a Silver Award for radio ads that…
Cortlandt Manor NY- June 5, 2013 – Hudson Valley Hospital Center was given an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM byThe Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The Hospital Safety ScoreSM was calculated under the guidance of The Leapfrog Group’s Blue Ribbon Expert Panel using publicly available data on patient injuries, medical and medication errors, and infections. U.S. hospitals were assigned an A, B, C, D, or F for their safety. “Patient safety is an everyday focus for our hospital,” said John C. Federspiel, President, Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “Our entire management…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (June 4, 2013) – As part of a national month honoring cancer survivors, the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center will hold a special event on June 8 for cancer survivors and their families. The celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the courtyard off the hospital’s main lobby will feature a day of music and fun for all ages including a luncheon, children’s activities and music by a local band. It is open to all cancer survivors, not just HVHC patients. Also on exhibit will be the artworks of cancer…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (May 29, 2013) – Affordable Healthcare, Women’s Health and a variety of other issues were discussed Wednesday when Congresswoman Nita Lowey visited Hudson Valley Hospital Center to meet with its employees and tour the Hospital. Lowey spoke to 50 employees, saying that they were on the front lines of changes that were taking place as a result of the Affordable Healthcare Act and that she valued their input and suggestions. “You are the experts,’’ she said. “I would love to hear your suggestions because you are living it,’’ she said. HVHC President John C. Federspiel and…