Westmed Medical Group is proud to announce the publication of its 2020 Social Impact Report.
This report outlines our efforts to develop our people, educate our community, innovate with purpose, and reduce our environmental impact. 2020 truly was an unprecedented year where COVID-19 took the lead in front of all other strategic priorities at Westmed. We are so proud of all the hard work from our team of frontline workers during this time. This document includes key highlights and notable progress that was significant to our business in the four areas on which we remain focused, with a special emphasis on our COVID-19 efforts.
Westmed cares for more than 350,000 patients in Westchester and Fairfield Counties. Our people and our team of passionate caregivers dedicate their lives to educating our patient population and championing health, wellness, and prevention initiatives that impact the communities where we work and live.
- Community – Westmed and its team of passionate caregivers, dedicate their lives to educating our patient population and championing health, wellness, and prevention. This became even more apparent throughout 2020 when our frontline healthcare workers put their own health on the line to serve the community. We are inspired by their work and commitment.
- People – Westmed continues to receive national recognition for measured healthcare excellence in virtually all areas of medicine. We are successful because of our people and the unique contribution each individual brings to their role, reflecting the diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives of the communities we serve. In 2020, these tremendous people acted as heroes and truly demonstrated their commitment to the community.
- Environment – Westmed is committed to lessening its organizational impact on the environment, and focuses on making significant improvements to waste management, energy conservation, recycling and overall sustainability. With the creation of the Westmed Go Green Team, Westmed is taking an active role in implementing policies and procedures that support the wellbeing of future generations.
- Innovation – Addressing the needs of our digitized healthcare ecosystem, and implementing unique and effective technological solutions that help patients, physicians, staff and our community. The pandemic was an accelerator of technological adoption at Westmed resulting in a rise in online appointments, two-way communication and virtual care.
To read or download Westmed’s 2020 Social Impact Report click here.