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CareMount Medical, the largest independent multispecialty medical group in New York state, is pleased to announce the appointment of six new physicians in internal medicine, pediatrics, neurology, and obstetrics and gynecology:

Howard Hinestroza, MD, MSc, board-certified...

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Salvatore V. Raccuia, MD

In practice for over 20 years and fellowship-trained at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Salvatore V. Raccuia, MD, has been appointed Director of Breast and Women’s Imaging at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health...

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Robert Friedberg

Health Quest Systems Inc. President Robert Friedberg has been appointed CEO of the leading nonprofit healthcare system in the Mid Hudson Valley. Friedberg is the successor to Luke McGuinness, who retired at the end of 2016.

Friedberg has more than 30 years of...

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.

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.

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Philip Mehl, Administrator of Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, has been honored with the American College of Health Care Administrators’ highest leadership award.

Mehl, who has led Mountainside since 2009, received the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award for...

Westchester Medical Center’s Liver Transplant Program: First Year under New Leadership Leads to 
100 Percent One-Year Survival Rate

Staffed by experienced physicians, the program takes a team approach to performance, efficiency and, most importantly, keeping patients alive.

Vassar Brothers Medical Center Offers One-Stop, Comprehensive Vascular Care

Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC), part of the Health Quest system, has established an integrated service line featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to accommodate the full range of diagnostic and treatment capabilities for the entire spectrum of vascular diseases.

Middletown Medical Welcomes ‘Women’s Healthcare Specialist’

Florence Jean-Louis, MD, FACOG, provides advanced gynecologic care while emphasizing health for the whole woman.

Healing Wounds at Health Quest

Physicians within the Health Quest system provide innovative, multidisciplinary treatment plans to close acute and chronic wounds and prevent amputation.