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2014-02-20 23:04:24

As hospitals struggle to better educate and engage patients in their own care, Allen Technologies is introducing a new interactive solution that significantly increases patient engagement and improves hospital efficiency. The comprehensive tablet system is deployed on a Panasonic Toughpad A1 and offers direct access to medical record information that is easy to read and understand by the end user – the patient. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 As hospitals struggle to better...

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...

2013-12-17 23:24:25

Northern Westchester Hospital Designated a Case Observation Center for Advanced Single-Incision Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has been designated a Case Observation Center for robot-assisted surgery by Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci robotic surgical system. As a certified training site, NWH will host visiting surgeons from across the United States each month to observe...

2013-09-03 23:22:48

NWH's Breast Institute has earned a three-year full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 The Breast Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital has earned a three-year, full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers(NAPBC). Administered by the American College of Surgeons, this NAPBC certification is only given to breast centers that have voluntarily undergone, endured, and...

2013-08-27 23:25:11

Planetree Organization Recognizes Northern Westchester Hospital for Sustained Achievement and Innovation in Delivering Patient-Centered Care Mount Kisco, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) has been formally designated by Planetree, Inc. as a “Planetree Designated® Patient-Centered Hospital” for the third time. This designation recognizes NWH’s achievement and innovation in the delivery of patient-centered care, defined as an approach to...

2013-07-16 23:29:15

Northern Westchester Hospital Recognized as a Top Hospital for Gynecology, Geriatrics, Urology, Orthopedics, and Neurosurgery Westchester County, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in New York for 2013-14 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 24th year, recognizes hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. In addition...

2013-07-12 23:32:00

Dr. Jerald Wishner led a medical team that became the first in the Hudson Valley Region to perform a robot-assisted splenectomy. Westchester County, New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that Dr. Jerald Wishner led a New York hospital medical team that became the first in the Hudson Valley Region to perform a robot-assisted splenectomy. Dr. Wishner used a da Vinci Robotic Surgical System with high-definition 3D imaging to complete this highly...

2013-06-25 23:24:31

Westchester County Hospital Performs Advanced Stereotactic Radiosurgery with Perfexion Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has become the only facility between Manhattan and Syracuse, NY to offer patients advanced head and neck cancer treatment using the latest and most advanced system for stereotactic radiosurgery. The Gamma Knife Perfexion is considered the gold standard for the non-invasive treatment of a variety of cancerous...

2013-06-04 23:23:08

AARP The Magazine Reports Northern Westchester Hospital as One of the Safest Hospitals in American in the April/May 2013; Northern Westchester Earns an "A" Hospital Safety Score Ranking by The Leapfrog Group Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has earned an “A” Hospital Safety Score (SM) from the Leapfrog Group. The nonprofit group assigns scores to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals as part of its Hospital Safety Score...


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