|WESTMED Offers Full Schedule of Free Talks for Women’s Health Week - Mother’s Day - May 12 Through 18, 2013
WESTMED Offers Full Schedule of Free Talks for Women’s Health Week Mother’s Day May 12 Through 18, 2013April 29, 2013Linda Martin, APR(914) 681 email@example.com WESTMED Medical Group will offer the women of Westchester and surrounding communities a full schedule of
|Afya Foundation and WESTMED Announce Collection Drive for Gently Used Baby Items – to Benefit Women in Developing Countries
Afya Foundation, a Yonkers-based global health organization, and WESTMED Medical Group are asking Westchester residents to pitch in with gently used baby supplies for a women’s health initiative in honor of Mother’s Day. The project seeks to save the lives of mothers-to-be in developing countries by supplying “birth kits” to midwives and expectant mothers. Collections sites will be WESTMED’s large medical offices in Yonkers, Rye, White Plains and New Rochelle.
|WestFair Rides & WESTMED Launch Transportation Pilot Program for Seniors for Health Appointments
WestFair Rides and WESTMED Medical Group announce the launch of a groundbreaking, collaborative pilot program that will arrange rides to medical appointments at WESTMED Medical Group’s 1 Theall Road offices in Rye for older adults ages 60+ who do not drive.
|Rye Physician Presented with WESTMED’s Dr. Leonard Finkelstein Patient First Award
Dr. Lynn Josephson, of Rye, a WESTMED Medical Group breast surgeon was recently presented with the Dr. Leonard Finkelstein Patient First Award for 2012. The award is the namesake of the deceased Dr. Leonard Finkelstein, a founding and admired member of, then, The Westchester Medical Group, and a former longtime Rye Brook resident. To read more about Dr. Josephson, click the link above.
|28 of WESTMED’s Physicians are on Westchester Magazine’s Top Doctors List
|November, 2012 |
Twenty-eight WESTMED physicians are on Westchester County’s Top Doctors list published in the November 2012 issue of Westchester Magazine. A total of 253 doctors in 53 specialties are listed. Castle Connolly relies on nominations from licensed physicians to identify top doctors. Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected. The WESTMED doctors are listed below according to specialty.
|AETNA and WESTMED Medical Group Build Medical Home Program
|October 23, 2012|
Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the WESTMED Medical Group announced today a new agreement to reward WESTMED for operating a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
A medical home is a team of doctors and clinicians within a medical practice who work together to provide continuous and comprehensive health care for patients. By providing proactive and ongoing attention, rather than episode-based treatment, doctors in a medical home can provide more efficient and more effective care.
|WESTMED is One of 89 New Accountable Care Organizations Announced Nationwide by CMS
July 9, 2012
WESTMED Medical Group, a Purchase-based multi-specialty group medical practice, is one of 89 new ACOs announced nationally today by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). ACOs are organizations formed by groups of doctors and other health care providers that have agreed to work together to coordinate care for people with Medicare. The 89 new ACOs named today will be serving 1.2 million people with Medicare. Nine are in New York State.
|WESTMED Opens New Full-Service Medical Office in New Rochelle
March 6, 2012
WESTMED Medical Group has opened a new, full-service office at 171 Huguenot Street in the heart of downtown New Rochelle, near New Roc City.
“We are looking forward to bringing our trademark patient-centered care with a focus on measured quality to one of Westchester’s most active and vital cities, “ said Dr. Simeon Schwartz, President and CEO of the WESTMED Medical Group. “This location will offer the full spectrum of outpatient services just as we have at our other large offices in White Plains, Rye and Yonkers."