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2014-07-31 23:18:42

Northern Westchester Hospital has been re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer for 2014, once again recognizing the Hospital’s extraordinary commitment to fighting cancer in the workplace. In 2012, NWH was the first and only hospital in Westchester County, NY to receive this accreditation. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) is pleased to announce that it has been re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer for 2014,...

2014-07-23 23:11:36

NWH Recognized as a Top Hospital for Gynecology, Geriatrics, Urology, Orthopedics, and Neurosurgery for 2nd Year in a Row Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in New York for 2014 - 2015 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. In addition to being...

2014-07-15 23:10:46

Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award. Get With The Guidelines® puts the unparalleled expertise of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to work, helping hospitals ensure that the care provided to heart failure and stroke patients is aligned with the latest evidence-based guidelines. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get...

2014-06-24 23:14:00

Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center is one of the first sites in the world to provide patients with access to leading edge breast cancer drug trial PALOMA-3. Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center at Northern Westchester Hospital is now enrolling patients for a clinical research study investigating the use of palbociclib (PD-0332991), a CDK 4/6 inhibitor being investigated for advanced stage breast cancer. CDK proteins can be involved in...

2014-06-12 08:29:39

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses shares regional results from its 16-month nurse leadership and innovation training program ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurse-led initiatives in seven Boston-area hospitals measurably improved patient outcomes while demonstrating a combined fiscal impact of nearly $8 million in anticipated annual savings to the organizations. Teams of staff nurses from each hospital developed the initiatives while participating in AACN...

2014-06-05 23:02:50

Northern Westchester Hospital Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a letter of intent to explore joining the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital and the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that the Northern Westchester Hospital Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a letter of intent to explore joining the North Shore-LIJ Health System. The letter of intent allows North Shore-LIJ and Northern Westchester...

2014-05-07 23:10:27

Michael H. Rosenberg, MD, FACS, Chief of Plastic Surgery at Northern Westchester Hospital, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY). Dr. Rosenberg will hold the office of Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the 2014-2015 term. Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) is pleased to announce that Michael H. Rosenberg, MD, FACS, Chief of Plastic Surgery has been elected Chairman of the Board...

2014-04-09 23:26:35

Marian Hamilton, founder of The Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center (KHCC) at Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), will receive the “Quality of Life Award” during the 34th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards held by the Volunteer Center of the United Way. The “Quality of Life Award” honors individuals for their work to improve the quality of life of family caregivers, the disabled, homeless, elderly, veterans, as well as those with substance abuse problems or mental disabilities. Mt. Kisco,...

2014-02-12 23:25:50

NWH has been granted a 3 year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer. Mt. Kisco (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) has been granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. CoC accredited cancer programs must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered...

2014-01-22 23:27:24

Joel Seligman Elected HANYS Treasurer Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) is proud to announce the election of Joel Seligman, President and CEO of NWH, as Treasurer for the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS). HANYS is a non-profit organization and leading authority on healthcare policy and operations that represents and advocates on behalf of New York State’s hospitals and health systems at all levels of the federal and state...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.