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Linda Martin
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Please contact Linda if you are a journalist seeking information for a story, or would like to schedule an interview with a WESTMED Medical Group physician.

2010 News

35 Doctors from WESTMED Receive National Recognition for Outstanding Care of Diabetes Patients 

September 29, 2010
Thirty-five physicians from WESTMED Medical Group recently have been granted recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for meeting standards of high quality care for patients with diabetes. The NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program recognizes the following WESTMED physicians:


Ribbon-Cutting Marks Opening of Rye Ambulatory Surgery Center on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 
July 1, 2010
Dr. Simeon Schwartz, president of WESTMED Medical Group, and Dr. Barney Newman, medical director at WESTMED, announce the opening of WESTMED’s affiliate, the Rye Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. The Rye ASC is on the campus of WESTMED’s full-service, multi-specialty medical offices at 1 Theall Road in Rye, NY.

32 Doctors from WESTMED Receive NCQA Recognition for Quality Care of Heart/Stroke Patients 

April 8, 2010
Thirty-two doctors from WESTMED Medical Group have been granted recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for their achievement in delivering high-quality care to patients with cardiovascular disease and/or stroke. The NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program recognizes the following WESTMED physicians:


The OB/GYN Division of Scarsdale Medical Group Joins WESTMED 

February 1, 2010
Effective February 1, the OB/GYN Division of the Scarsdale Medical Group, with offices at 170 Maple Avenue, White Plains, has joined the WESTMED Medical Group. The eight physicians, all board-certified in OB/GYN, will retain their current office location. All of them have hospital privileges at White Plains Hospital Center.


WESTMED Medical Group Signs Lease for 83,450-Sq.-Ft. Medical Facility at New Ridge Hill Development in Yonkers 
January 25, 2010
WESTMED Medical Group, one of Westchester County’s largest multi-specialty medical practices, has signed a lease to occupy 83,450 square feet at One Ridge Hill in Yonkers, the new lifestyle complex to be located directly off the New York State Thruway and the Sprain Brook Parkway.

WESTMED Medical Group Earns NCQA Medical Home Recognition 

January 11, 2010
The WESTMED Medical Group, headquartered in Purchase, has received Level 3 recognition—the highest achievable level--for providing coordinated, efficient, and quality primary patient care--from the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) for the Patient-Centered Medical Home program. “This recognition shows that WESTMED has the tools, systems and resources to provide its patients with the right care at the right time,” said Margaret E. O’Kane, NCQA president.



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