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White Plains Hospital to Host 10th Annual Nursing College and Career Day

White Plains, NY (January 13, 2016) - On Saturday, January 16th, White Plains Hospital (WPH) will host its tenth annual Nursing College and Career Day. This event will take place in the WPH Centennial Room beginning with registration at 8:30 AM, and will run from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM.

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“Silent Scan” MRI Technology Now Available in Westchester County

ARMONK, N.Y. (January 11, 2016) – A typical MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan can reach sound levels over 100 decibels – the equivalent of a jackhammer, freight train, or loud rock concert, which can increase to an increase stress levels in patients. Now White Plains Hospital Imaging Center in Armonk offers “Silent Scan” technology by GE Healthcare. The revolutionary technique produces sound closer to the level of ambient noise in a quiet room, while still providing excellent image quality. Patients can expect a quieter, more pleasant experience compared to traditional MRIs. A relaxed environment during a scan can lead to faster scanning and fewer rescans.

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Maybe It’s Fatigue And Stress; Maybe It’s Thyroid Disease: Check It Out. Besides, January Is National Thyroid Awareness Month

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (January 11, 2016) – Thyroid disease is more common than breast cancer, diabetes, or heart disease, affecting 30 million Americans each year. In fact, according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, more Americans suffer from thyroid disease than all types of cancers combined and left untreated, thyroid disease may lead to elevated cholesterol levels and subsequent heart disease, as well as infertility and osteoporosis.

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Joseph J. Guarracino Named CFO of White Plains Hospital

White Plains, NY (January 11, 2016) – Joseph J. Guarracino began his tenure today as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of White Plains Hospital. In his new role, Mr. Guarracino will oversee all financial operations of the 292-bed hospital and its 12 satellite facilities, including two multi-speciality centers in Armonk and New Rochelle.

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Epilepsy Team Implants Neurostimulator System in Patient at White Plains Hospital

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (January 8, 2016) – Neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Goodman and the White Plains Hospital epilepsy team recently implanted the first NeuroPace-RNS® (responsive neurostimulator) system at White Plains Hospital in a patient with epilepsy. White Plains Hospital is currently the only healthcare provider in Westchester approved for performing this innovative procedure, which was FDA-approved in 2013 to treat adults with partial onset seizures that are not controlled by medications.

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White Plains Hospital Celebrates Ten Years of Robotic Surgery

White Plains, NY (January 6, 2016) – White Plains Hospital was one of the first hospitals in Westchester to perform robotic surgery. Now celebrating its tenth year of using the technology, the Hospital has a remarkable group of robotic surgeons with extensive experience and skill, and a wide range of specialties.

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White Plains Hospital’s Five New Operating Rooms Open in the New Year

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (December 28, 2015) – White Plains Hospital has long been a regional leader in the field of surgery, and was one of the first hospitals in Westchester to offer robotic surgery. As of January 1, 2016, White Plains Hospital will have five new brand-new, state-of-the-art operating rooms open and ready for patients.

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White Plains Hospital Earns “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” Recognition from The Joint Commission

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Nov. 30, 2015) – White Plains Hospital has been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.

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White Plains Hospital Expands Care into Northern Westchester with a New Medical and Wellness Center in Armonk

Armonk, NY (November 17, 2015) – White Plains Hospital expanded its reach with the opening today of an urgent care center, comprehensive imaging center, and medical offices at White Plains Hospital Medical and Wellness in Armonk. This marks the first time a hospital has opened an urgent care center in Westchester. The 24,000-square-foot facility, located at 99 Business Park Drive, is easily accessible from routes 684 and 22 to residents of communities from Pleasantville to Bedford to Rye Brook and Greenwich, Connecticut. The Hospital marked the occasion with an open house for the community and ribbon cutting ceremony attended by regional business leaders and elected officials.

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