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 […]
The Cardiovascular Diagnostic Laboratory at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has been granted another three-year term of accreditation in vascular testing in the areas of extracranial cerebrovascular testing, peripheral arterial testing, and peripheral venous testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that, after a thorough review by a […]
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center will host the first Phelps Food & Wine Fest at Trump National Golf Club on Sunday, March 22, from 12 to 4 pm. Ticket price is $90 per person.  Guests will find elegant dining stations hosted by 20 fine local restaurants, complemented by selected wines and beers from around the world.  […]
Two major construction projects will begin mid-March on the campus of Phelps Memorial Hospital Center.  A new MRI facility will be built in the space currently occupied by the hospital’s main lobby, and the front of the 755 building will be expanded to create a new main lobby.  MRI patients will benefit from convenient access […]