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  • Northern Westchester Hospital's Patients Get Tablets at their Bedside

    Northern Westchester Hospital's Patients Get Tablets at their Bedside

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Tablets aren't just for fun and games anymore. Thanks to the new Patient Access Tablet program at Northern Westchester Hospital, patients are able to access up-to-the-minute health information and education through mobile technology.Known as the P.A.T. (Patient Access Tablet), the tablet is designed for patients to be able to access useful information in an easily ...

  • NWH Health And Wellness Program Helps Cancer Patients Heal Holistically

    NWH Health And Wellness Program Helps Cancer Patients Heal Holistically

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- For patients battling cancer, fighting the disease doesn't end when the treatment stops. In fact, promoting patient wellness in conjunction with medical treatment is nearly as important as medical procedures alone.At the forefront of this holistic approach is the Cancer Health and Wellness Program at Northern Westchester Hospital. "The services in the Program ...

  • NWH Chief Medical Officer, Marla Koroly: A Doctor Since Day One

    NWH Chief Medical Officer, Marla Koroly: A Doctor Since Day One

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- For Marla Koroly, Chief Medical Officer at Northern Westchester Hospital, overseeing the more than 700 physicians who practice at NWH is no simple task. However, medicine and healthcare have always made her feel most at home."I decided to be a doctor when I was in my junior year of high school," said Koroly. "Prior to that, I had concerns that the ...

  • NWH's Gamma Knife Center Offers Brain Surgery Without The Knife

    NWH's Gamma Knife Center Offers Brain Surgery Without The Knife

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Combating a brain tumor is a scary and stressful journey. Fortunately for those doing so, Northern Westchester Hospital's Gamma Knife Center offers a painless treatment that precisely targets the brain tumor, leaving surrounding tissue intact.In fact, the Gamma Knife is not a knife at all, but a highly sophisticated, non-invasive device that focuses precise beams of ...

  • 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 ...

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