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White Plains Hospital to Offer Free Tours to Area Residents

November 3, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (November 3, 2015) – White Plains Hospital is inviting residents to take a tour of the Hospital to learn about its variety of services and programs. Tours will be offered on Wednesday, November 11th at 9:30 AM and 6:30 PM and will be given by members of the Friends of White Plains Hospital. The Friends of White Plains Hospital is a group of dedicated volunteers who help promote and advance the welfare of the Hospital.

The Hospital is in the midst of a campus-wide transformation, which includes a brand-new lobby and entranceway; new six-story patient tower with 24 private patient rooms and five state-of-the-art operating suites; as well as a new labor and delivery wing. Additionally, a second cardiac catheterization lab and an expanded cancer center are nearing completion.

Those who take the tour will be able to learn about areas such as emergency care, cardiology, maternity, and oncology, and will have a chance to meet some of the Hospital’s staff and volunteers. Attendees will also visit the newly opened lobby featuring 25-foot-high glass windows, elegant wood touches, terrazzo flooring, a floating staircase, a glass-enclosed skybridge, the Everyday Healthy Café, brand-new gift shop, and original artwork.

White Plains Hospital has been part of the Westchester community for more than 120 years, but those who are new to the area may not be aware of the full range of the Hospital's offerings. Even long-time area residents may be interested in learning about the latest innovations at the Hospital and seeing the ongoing campus transformation. For more information or to sign up for a tour, call 914-681-1119 or e-mail

About White Plains Hospital
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer CenterThe William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital’s Flanzer Emergency Department is the busiest in Westchester County, seeing over 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital performs lifesaving emergency and elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2013. The Hospital is also an eleven-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet® designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In 2014 White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, given to only 5% of hospitals nationwide. White Plains Hospital is a member of the Montefiore Health System. For additional information, visit