New York, NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2015
Hudson Valley Hospital Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at increasing access to state-of-the-art care for residents of the Hudson Valley and Westchester County. Hudson Valley Hospital Center has been renamed NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital.
“We are thrilled about our new and exciting relationship with Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Together, we can deliver the best care experience for patients and families of the Hudson Valley and its surrounding areas,” said Dr. Laura Forese, president of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System. “We look forward to expanding ambulatory and primary care programs in these communities, as well as providing more convenient access to the advanced specialty care we offer across New York City and Westchester.”
“We are excited to be able to offer residents of the Hudson Valley access to one of the most prestigious hospitals in the nation right here in their backyard,’’ said John C. Federspiel, president of NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital. “Our patients will have the comfort of knowing that they will have access to advanced specialized care and a direct connection to the best New York has to offer.”
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive hospitals, with some 2,600 beds among its six campuses. The hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area and is consistently ranked among the best academic medical institutions in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. The hospital has academic affiliations with two of the nation’s leading medical colleges: Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. For more information, visit http://www.nyp.org.
NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital
Founded in 1889 by the Helping Hand Association, NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, located in Cortlandt Manor, New York, serves residents of the Hudson Valley and Westchester County. The 128-bed facility provides a wide range of ambulatory care and inpatient services, with 350 physicians on staff in 43 specialties. The hospital is home to the region’s only state-of-the-art, 24-hour "no wait" emergency department, which sees more than 39,000 visits per year. In 2011, the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center opened, offering the first comprehensive cancer center in the area, combining infusion, radiation therapy and support services all under one roof. NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital has received a string of national awards for patient and employee satisfaction as well as clinical excellence, including the 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award from Press Ganey for scoring higher than 95 percent of hospitals in the country in key quality metrics. For more information, visit http://hvhc.npgdev.com.