Treatments & Techniques

Sports Cardiology at Health Quest’s Heart Center: Enhancing Performance and Guarding against Exercise-related Risk

Cardiology is not only for people with a history of heart problems. At Health Quest’s Heart Center*, athletes at all levels of competition benefit from the services of specialists and subspecialists who help propel them toward peak cardiovascular performance and assess their risk for unexpected cardiac events.
* The Heart Center, a division of Hudson Valley Cardiovascular Practice, P.C.


Patients with Chronic Headaches Benefit from Interdisciplinary Care at Westchester Medical Center

At Westchester Medical Center (WMC), the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), clinicians representing a variety of specialties collaborate to pinpoint the causes of, and provide patients lasting relief from, chronic headaches.


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.


Expanded Treatment and Support Capabilities Position Health Quest at Forefront of Regional Cancer Care

Health Quest is adding high-tech oncology capabilities and expanding its Supportive Care Medicine program so patients can receive comprehensive cancer care near their homes and families.


Elevating Oncology: Vassar Brothers Medical Center Delivers Comprehensive Cancer Services to the Mid Hudson Valley

Building on a collaborative team of experienced, highly trained and compassionate specialists, Vassar Brothers Medical Center has broadened the scope of advanced services it offers and is equipped to provide the full spectrum of oncology care to patients in the Mid Hudson Valley.


Vassar Brothers Medical Center Moves Trauma Care Forward in the Mid Hudson Valley

Recognizing advanced trauma care as fundamental to its mission of delivering exceptional health care to the community, Vassar Brothers Medical Center’s recently developed trauma center is providing lifesaving, rapid-response treatments to growing numbers of residents of the Mid Hudson Valley.


Vassar Brothers Medical Center Brings a Leading-edge Structural Heart Procedure to the Mid Hudson Valley

In January 2016, Vassar Brothers Medical Center became one of the first in the region to offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a minimally invasive procedure that can restore quality of life for individuals with critical aortic stenosis.


Helen Hayes Hospital: The Region’s Resource for Acute and Sub-acute Rehabilitation

Quality, technology and a multidisciplinary staff of experienced physicians, mid-level providers and therapists position Helen Hayes Hospital as a regional leader in acute, sub-acute and outpatient physical rehabilitation.


Connecting the Pathways: Expansive Neurology Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital and Within the Westchester Medical Center Health Network

Within the human brain, a series of neural pathways links each lobe and cortex, supporting an electrochemical process that turns signals into movement and sensory information into thoughts and actions. In much the same way, the neurology specialists at MidHudson Regional Hospital are connected to all of the neurology services within the Westchester Medical Center Health Network — for patient care, turning a community hospital into an academic center, a hub for research and clinical trials, and an advanced Neuroscience Center, all in Poughkeepsie.


Health Quest’s Cliff P. Connery, MD, FACS, Brings Advances in Thoracic Oncology to the Hudson Valley

Expert clinicians and the latest technological treatment advances make Health Quest’s Division of Thoracic Oncology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center a comprehensive, multidisciplinary care program designed to create better outcomes for lung cancer patients throughout the region.