Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has been named a “Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite” by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more. “Physical activity and employee wellness are important priorities at Phelps. We are honored and excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite,” said Daniel Blum, […]
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Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has been named one of the top 25 hospitals in New York State, ranking 16th  by U. S. News and World Report. In the New York metro area, which includes New York City, Long Island, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey, Phelps was ranked 18th. In addition, Phelps was rated as […]
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Five new members were recently elected to the Board of Directors of Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, a 238-bed community hospital in Sleepy Hollow.  The new directors are:   Patricia Armstrong of Irvington has spent more than 30 years in the cable television industry, primarily in corporate finance roles.  She began her career working for a subsidiary […]
The first six doctors to graduate from the NYMC Phelps Family Medicine Residency Program were honored at graduation ceremonies held recently at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center.   Three years ago, these first residents arrived at Phelps to begin their training as family medicine physicians. The vision of the program has always been that graduates would choose […]
Cheryl Burke, MS, MBA, RN-BC, WCC, a nurse educator at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, received the “Top Nurse Award” at Hudson Valley Magazine’s 8th annual “Excellence in Nursing” awards event, held recently at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie, NY. The event took place during National Nurses Week and celebrated the region’s finest nurses.  Cheryl Burke received […]
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Craig Zalvan, MD, a laryngologist and Medical Director of the Institute for Voice and Swallowing Disorders at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, was selected as one of 10 individuals worthy of Westchester Magazine’s 2015 “Healthcare Heroes” award who were honored at a luncheon held recently at the Royal Regency Hotel in Yonkers. This honor is bestowed […]
The radiology department at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ by the American College of Radiology (ACR), making it one of only 17 hospital radiology departments in the U.S. to have achieved this designation and the only one in the region. To become a Diagnostic Imaging Center of […]
The Westchester County Police Department and Mohegan Lake Fire Department were each recently awarded $1000 as winners in the 2014 Chief’s Challenge, a program designed to improve the health and fitness of first responders by encouraging them to take advantage of discounted memberships at local health clubs.  Of the nearly 200 participants from 35 police […]
Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the emphasis on healthcare in the U.S. has shifted towards the importance of preventive care as a way of improving the health of the population and avoiding costly hospitalizations. Now, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has taken an important step to achieve this objective by launching a “telehealth” […]
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Helen Renck, MSN, RN, CJCP, JCC, of White Plains has been appointed Assistant VP of Clinical Operations and Patient Safety Officer at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, a newly created position at the hospital. In this role, Renck has oversight of ancillary clinical services and the hospital’s patient safety program.  Renck is a certified Joint Commission […]