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  • NWH's Pulmonary Rehab Helps Veterans Catch Their Breath

    NWH's Pulmonary Rehab Helps Veterans Catch Their Breath

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- For veterans returning home, the dangers of the battlefield are often replaced with depolyment-related medical complications. Among the side effects of combat is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, which affects more than 15 percent of all VA patients. However, thanks to Northern Westchester Hospital's Pulmonary Rehab program, veterans and their lungs ...

  • NWH's Menzies Helps Address Community Issues In Hospital Speaker Series

    NWH's Menzies Helps Address Community Issues In Hospital Speaker Series

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Gretchen Menzies, a community resident and founder of Essential Mom, and owner of Little Joe’s Books and the Reading Room in Katonah, has worked for over 10 years to create resources for parents through many different channels in the community.As a member of the NWH Foundation Board, Menzies leads the volunteer efforts with the Speaker Series and Family Volunteer ...

  • Pioneering Nurse Comes To Life At NWH Nurse of Distinction Celebration

    Pioneering Nurse Comes To Life At NWH Nurse of Distinction Celebration

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Northern Westchester Hospital staff, administrators and guests took a step back in time last week as nurse Ellen Wood, one of the area's first medical professionals, paid a visit during National Nurses Week.Born in 1868 on the outskirts of Mount Kisco, Ellen Morris Wood came from one of the area's many Quaker families. After graduating from Johns Hopkins Training ...

  • NWH's Music Therapy Program Helps Keep Your Recovery In Tune

    NWH's Music Therapy Program Helps Keep Your Recovery In Tune

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Dealing with a recurring illness or recovering from a medical procedure can be stressful. Fortunately for patients at Northern Westchester Hospital, the Music Therapy Program is designed to help reduce the anxiety and stress that come with any hospital visit. Participants in the Music Program can join a drumming circle or play various percussion instruments, ...

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Foundation Appoints New Board Member

    Northern Westchester Hospital Foundation Appoints New Board Member

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Keeva Young-Wright, President of the Northern Westchester Hospital Foundation, is pleased to announce that Heather Durst has been appointed as the Foundation’s newest Board Member.Durst, who has lived in the Northern Westchester community for more than 13 years, resides in Bedford Corners with her husband Kristoffer and son Griffin, both of whom were born at ...

  • Robotic Gynecologic Hysterectomy: An Advanced Minimally Invasive Procedure

    Robotic Gynecologic Hysterectomy: An Advanced Minimally Invasive Procedure

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- A hysterectomy may be required to treat gynecologic cancers, such as uterine cancer, endometrial cancer, or early stage ovarian cancer. Also, hysterectomy may be recommended for severe symptoms from benign (non-cancerous) gynecologic conditions, such as uterine fibroids or endometriosis. Advances in surgical techniques and medical technology have changed the way ...

  • Support Local Businesses And Your Own Wellbeing At The Millwood Health Fair

    Support Local Businesses And Your Own Wellbeing At The Millwood Health Fair

    MILLWOOD, N.Y. -- On Saturday, May 7, Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) and Phelps Hospital will host the Millwood Community Health Fair at Millwood Plaza -- site of the former A&P -- from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.The health fair is the result of cooperation between the Town of New Castle and the two regional hospitals. Since A&P's departure from the Millwood Plaza, some ...

  • NWH's New Operating Rooms Showcase Surgical Innovation

    NWH's New Operating Rooms Showcase Surgical Innovation

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Earlier this month, Northern Westchester Hospital unveiled Phase I of its surgical services modernization project, showcasing six new, state-of-the art operating rooms, a 14-bay Pre- and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), and a modernized Central Sterile Processing and Supply Facility. The partnership between surgeons such as Dr. Marshal Peris and NWH allow for the ...

  • Address Your Knee Pain With NWH Orthopedic Seminar

    Address Your Knee Pain With NWH Orthopedic Seminar

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- For those suffering from knee pain, patients today have access to a number of advanced surgical and non-surgical treatments. The robotics-assisted option for treating knee pain available at Northern Westchester Hospital can get you back to your life quicker than ever.The NAVIO™ Surgical System is an advanced procedure that delivers highly accurate and consistent ...

  • Take Deep Breath And Heal Wounds With NWH’s Oxygen Therapy

    Take Deep Breath And Heal Wounds With NWH’s Oxygen Therapy

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Each year millions of people suffer from chronic, non-healing wounds related to various conditions and circumstances, such as diabetes or poor circulation or infections. Some wounds after surgery or radiation therapy resist healing. With its hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Northern Westchester Hospital is changing that.Hyperbaric oxygen therapy -- or HBOT -- is an ...

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