Cortlandt Manor, NY - (February 4, 2013) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center, already recognized for excellence in breastfeeding support, has added another major plus to its impressive list of credentials with its designation as a “Baby Friendly” Hospital. On Feb. 1, Baby Friendly USA, a leader in the movement to promote breast feeding and infant health, announced that Hudson Valley Hospital Center has become the 4th hospital in New York State and the only one in Westchester, Putnam and Rockland, to earn this coveted designation. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations…
  Cortlandt Manor, NY - (January 22, 2013) – Living with cancer is a steep learning curve for most people and many find themselves at a loss on which way to turn after being diagnosed.   With that in mind, Gilda’s Club Westchester, a leader in support for cancer patients and their families, is offering a new support group called “Living with Cancer” to help newly diagnosed patients with emotional and practical support. The program is part of a new partnership with the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center aimed at bringing services to upper Westchester…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (January 16, 2013) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center is urging visitors and outpatients to stay at home if they have the flu or suspect they are getting it. “Unless you have a condition that needs Emergency Department care, the Hospital is the last place you should be if you have the flu,’’ said Barbara Savatteri, Director of Infection Control at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “We are asking visitors who have the flu to stay at home. “You don’t want to spread the flu to your hospitalized loved ones or the staff that takes care of them”.…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (January 14, 2013) – Gilda’s Club Westchester, a leader in support for cancer patients and their families, will bring its services to upper Westchester and Putnam residents through a partnership with the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “Gilda’s Club has a reputation for providing quality services to cancer patients and their families,’’ said John C. Federspiel, President of Hudson Valley Hospital Center. “Their focus on offering a warm and caring environment is in keeping with Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s core belief that a patient is always a person first. We are…