Future of Health Care

Health Quest Expands and Advances Bariatric Surgery Services across the Hudson River Valley

Establishing a community bariatric surgery center at Northern Dutchess Hospital and pursuing recognition as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center at Putnam Hospital Center, Health Quest is building on its commitment to providing high-quality, conveniently located bariatric care to patients from throughout the region. The work of Brian Richard Binetti, MD, FACS, bariatric surgeon at Health Quest Medical Practice and Medical Director of the Bariatric Program at Northern Dutchess Hospital, stands on the strong foundation of Health Quest’s bariatric surgery program at Putnam Hospital Center. Anthony Maffei*, MD, FACS, Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Putnam Hospital Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College, has guided the program’s development since 2011.

With Updated Community Clinic in Kingston, Health Quest Enhances Care Offerings for Patients, Collaborative Opportunities for Physicians

In a move that promises to boost both patient convenience and physician collaboration, the Health Quest Medical Practice Division of Primary Care recently relocated to a new Kingston Primary Care location in Kingston Plaza.

Minimally Invasive Surgery: 
Looking Ahead

In light of recent reform efforts, the health care industry is increasingly becoming an ideal environment for the continued growth and development of MIS. While procedural effectiveness is on par with many more open techniques, MIS typically results in shorter recovery periods. More efficient recovery means fewer resources are used while the patient regains his or her health, including less blood for transfusions and reduced manpower for physician follow-up sessions due to shorter hospital stays.

Health Quest Medical Practice: Collaborative, Comprehensive Care

Across the cityscapes, woodland areas and river valleys spanning the 105 miles between Margaretville and Carmel, N.Y., a meticulously constructed network brings together the full capabilities of the Health Quest system to offer Hudson Valley residents coordinated medical care with a patient-centered approach.