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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief Medical Officer to Co-Chair New York Presbyterian Healthcare System Chief Medical Officer Council

January 10, 2012

NWH’s Marla Koroly, MD, FACP, has been appointed Co-Chair of the Cheif Medical Officer Council at NY Presbyterian Healthcare System

Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2012

Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that Marla Koroly, MD, FACP, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Northern Westchester Hospital, has been appointed Co-Chair of the Chief Medical Officer Council for the New York Presbyterian Healthcare System. This committee is comprised of Chief Medical Officers from New York Presbyterian Healthcare System affiliated hospitals who work together to address healthcare quality, regulatory issues, management of medical staff, and other issues relating to enhancing healthcare quality and efficiency.

“The level of clinical quality at Northern Westchester Hospital rates among the highest in the nation for community hospitals. Dr. Koroly has been instrumental in driving Northern Westchester Hospital´s reputation for high quality medical care and we are pleased that she will be co-chairing the New York Presbyterian Healthcare System Chief Medical Officer Committee,” stated Dr. Eliot Lazar, Chief Medical Officer New York Presbyterian Healthcare System.

“At Northern Westchester Hospital, we continuously re-evaluate processes and approaches, so that our medical teams are always improving the level of quality care that we provide our patients,” stated Dr. Koroly, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Northern Westchester Hospital. “I look forward to applying this same philosophy in my role Co-Chairing the Chief Medical Officer Council for the New York Presbyterian Healthcare System.”

Dr. Koroly successfully established extensive internal quality measurements at Northern Westchester Hospital that surpass the standards defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA) National Hospital Quality Measures.

Under Dr. Koroly´s guidance, Northern Westchester Hospital has received numerous recognitions for providing high quality medical care, including:

  •     Receiving Designation with Distinction by Planetree for providing the highest level of patient centered-care
  •     NWH Orthopedic and Spine Institute performing in the top 1% in the United States in patient satisfaction
  •     NWH Emergency Department performing in the top 5% in the United States in patient satisfaction
  •     Earning the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for stroke care from The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association.
  •     The Breast Institute being accredited by The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  •     Radiology Department earning Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation from the American College of Radiology
  •     Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs being accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  •     Northern Westchester Hospital being fully accredited by the Joint Commission

Dr. Koroly attended medical school at New York University School of Medicine, with membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, and completed her internal medicine residency at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Koroly is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and served as the Medical Director of Beth Israel´s DOCS/Continuum Medical Group practices from 1993 through 2004. Dr. Koroly is currently the Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Northern Westchester Hospital and is chairman of the Stellaris Quality Council. In addition, she is council representative for the Hudson Valley South District of the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians.

About Northern Westchester Hospital

Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) provides quality, patient centered care that is close to home through a unique combination of medical expertise, leading edge technology, and a commitment to humanity. Over 750 highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art technology and professional staff of caregivers are all in place to ensure that you and your family receive treatment in a caring, respectful and nurturing environment.

NWH has established extensive internal quality measurements that surpass the standards defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA) National Hospital Quality Measures. Our high quality standards help to ensure that the treatment you receive at NWH is among the best in the nation. For a complete list of our services, please visit http://www.nwhc.net.

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