WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester Medical Center has announced that MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical in Poughkeepie became operational on Friday, May 9.
The name change was effective at 12:01 a.m. and culminates months of planning and preparation to ensure a smooth, respectful and effective transition that ultimately keeps the hospital open, allowing it to continue to provide much-needed services in the community.
Members of the community and hospital staff will immediately notice new signs and placards identifying the hospital by its new name MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center being installed throughout the campus.
“We are very excited about MidHudson Regional Hospital and its future,” said Westchester Medical Center President and CEO Michael Israel. “We believe we have made an important investment in health care in the community as well as the entire region.”
It will maintain current services being offered at the facility, including Level II trauma services, inpatient psychiatric services and emergency mental health and chemical dependency services. The home health care programs as well as the preschool and early intervention program will also remain in place.
“Over the coming weeks and months, you will be hearing about the plans for MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center and learning more about the people and programs that make it a wonderful organization,” added MHRH President Art Nizza.