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Hospital Hosts Art Exhibit

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is hosting an exhibit featuring the works of the artist Michele L. Squibb and the students of the Green Meadow Waldorf School. The exhibit will be on display in the hospital’s Atrium from January … Continue reading

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Hospital Announces Support Group Schedule

Helen Hayes Hospital is pleased to announce a schedule of support groups that meet monthly at the physical rehabilitation hospital. Meetings are open to the public. Caregiver’s Support Group Helen Hayes Hospital offers a monthly Caregiver Support group which is … Continue reading

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Hospital Appoints New Recreation Director

Eileen D. Andreassi, MA, CTRS had been appointed Director of Recreational Therapy at Helen Hayes Hospital, according to Deborah Juarbe, OTR, Director of Professional Services. Ms. Andreassi joins the physical rehabilitation hospital with over 20 years of experience in the … Continue reading

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New Admission Director Appointed at Rehabilitation Hospital

November, 2004: NEW ADMISSION DIRECTOR APPOINTED AT REHABILITATION HOSPITAL Patricia Farley, RN has been appointed Director of the Referral & Admission Center at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw. Ms. Farley joins the physical rehabilitation hospital with an extensive and … Continue reading

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Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Programs Offered at Nyack

The Helen Hayes Hospital Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation & Cardiac Wellness Programs at Nyack Hospital currently have openings for new patients. The programs are an integral component of the hospital’s comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation service, which includes inpatient cardiac rehabilitation care. All … Continue reading

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Consortium to Sponsor Seminar for Older Drivers

A consortium of sixteen local organizations, spearheaded by the Rockland County Office for the Aging, is sponsoring a seminar on “Being A Safe Older Driver.” The program is scheduled for Friday, November 5, 2004 from 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. at the … Continue reading

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Hospital to Honor Former Patients

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its 104th annual Honors Assembly on Tuesday, September 21, 2004 at 1:30 PM at the hospital in West Haverstraw. The event, which is taking place during National Rehabilitation Week, recognizes patients who have made outstanding … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Family Support Service

program for family members of individuals with brain injury Helen Hayes Hospital will host a Family Day on Sunday, September 19 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the rehabilitation facility in West Haverstraw. The program is for family members of … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Osteoporosis Educational Program

The New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) headquartered at Helen Hayes Hospital is offering a comprehensive Bone Health Education Seminar. The seminar will take place on Monday, September 20, 2004 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Hospital Gala Scheduled

The annual Helen Hayes Hospital Gala Banquet, a benefit for the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw, will be held on Sunday, October 17, 2004 at the Pearl River Hilton in Pearl River, New York. Sponsored by the Helen Hayes … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Blood Drive

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Tuesday, October 5, from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM in the hospital’s Auditorium. There is an urgent need for blood donations in the New York region as the … Continue reading

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Hospital Recruits Volunteers for Gift Shop

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is currently recruiting new volunteers to staff its Gift Shop. Flexible hours are available and no previous retail experience is required. Gift Shop volunteers enjoy a pleasant environment while contributing a valuable service to … Continue reading

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Hospital Clinical Laboratory Accredited

The Clinical Laboratory of Helen Hayes Hospital has been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, initiated in … Continue reading

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Hospital Promotions

Magdalena Ramirez, Chief Executive Officer of Helen Hayes Hospital, has announced two appointments to the hospital’s administrative team. Edmund Zybert has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Zybert joined the hospital in 1990, most recently serving in the position … Continue reading

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Hospital Hosts Art Exhibit

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is hosting an exhibit by the artist Carol Padron. Entitled “Everyday Matters,” the exhibit of watercolor paintings will be on view in the hospital’s Atrium from June 1 through June 30, 2004. A former … Continue reading

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Hospital Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Steven J. Landgraber, CPA, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at Helen Hayes Hospital, reports Magdalena Ramirez, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Landgraber joins the physical rehabilitation hospital with over thirty years of experience in the field of health care finance. … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Marks Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month

One in two women and one in four men age 50 and older are at risk of breaking a bone due to osteoporosis. The New York State Osteoporosis Prevention & Education Program (NYSOPEP) at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Hospital Establishes Yoga Program

classes will serve individuals with cardiac and pulmonary conditions Helen Hayes Hospital announces the introduction of Cardiopulmonary Yoga, a specialized yoga program designed specifically for individuals with cardiac and pulmonary conditions. The program, which will take place at the physical … Continue reading

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Golf Outings Scheduled

two events will benefit physical rehabilitation hospital The North Rockland Lions Club, in conjunction with the Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation, is sponsoring the Robert E. Byrne Golf Outing on Monday, June 14, 2004 at the Blue Hill Golf Course in … Continue reading

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Hospital Appoints Manager of Prosthetic Orthotic Office

George Tanner, CPO, has been appointed assistant director of the Helen Hayes Hospital Prosthetic Orthotic Center, according to David Moretto, CP, FAAOP, Director of the hospital’s Prosthetic Orthotic Center. Mr. Tanner will manage the Center’s Poughkeepsie office, which is located … Continue reading

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Hospital Hosts Art Exhibit

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is hosting an exhibit by the artists Sue Fink and Paula Montanye. The exhibit will be on view in the hospital’s Atrium from May 1 through May 31, 2004. Ms. Fink, who works in … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Hospital Establishes Yoga Program

classes will serve individuals with cardiac and pulmonary conditions Helen Hayes Hospital announces the introduction of Cardiopulmonary Yoga, a specialized yoga program designed specifically for individuals with cardiac and pulmonary conditions. The program, which will take place at the physical … Continue reading

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New Director of Patient Financial Services Appointed

Joan Silverman has been appointed Director of Patient Financial Services at Helen Hayes Hospital, according to Magdalena Ramirez, Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Silverman joins the physical rehabilitation hospital with a wealth of experience and will be responsible for inpatient and … Continue reading

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Hospital Hosts Art Exhibits

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is hosting an exhibit by the photographer Sandi LoConti. The exhibit will be on view in the hospital’s Atrium from April 1 through April 30, 2004. Ms. LoConti is displaying a collection of her … Continue reading

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Consortium to Sponsor Seminars for Older Drivers

A consortium of sixteen local organizations, spearheaded by the Rockland County Office for the Aging, is sponsoring a seminar on “Being A Safe Older Driver.” The program is scheduled for Thursday, May 6, 2004 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Workshops Scheduled for Adaptive Golf Program

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced a schedule of upcoming workshops for the third season of its GolfAbility program. GolfAbility is an adaptive golf instruction program to teach the basics of golf to individuals with disabilities. Ten GolfAbility … Continue reading

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Hospital Conducts Research into Stroke Prevention and Treatment

participants sought for participation Helen Hayes Hospital is conducting several research studies examining new protocols to prevent recurrent strokes and new methodologies for stroke treatment and recovery. Individuals who have had a stroke are being recruited for participation. Secondary Prevention … Continue reading

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Hospital Schedules Nursing Research Day

On Wednesday, March 31, 2004 Helen Hayes Hospital will host Nursing Research Day from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The program will take place at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw and is being coordinated by the nursing department, … Continue reading

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Nyack Hospital and Helen Hayes Hospital Partners in Outpatient Rehabilitation Program

Two of Rockland’s leading healthcare providers, Nyack Hospital and Helen Hayes Hospital, have formed a unique partnership in order to better serve the community. Effective January 5, 2004, Helen Hayes Hospital will operate the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Nyack Hospital. … Continue reading

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Hospital Aquatics Program Accepting New Participants

The Aquatics Program at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is currently accepting new participants. All programs take place in the hospital’s state-of-the-art warm water aquatic facility. The facility features newly refurbished locker rooms and a 60’ by 25’ pool, … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Blood Drive

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Monday, February 9, from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM in the hospital’s Auditorium There is an urgent need for blood donations in the New York region as the … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Three-Year Accreditation from The Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The hospital has been accredited for its comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation programs, as … Continue reading

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Hospital Awarded Grant from Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation

will fund research in osteoporosis and spinal cord injury Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced that it is the recipient of a  two-year $150,000 grant from the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF). The grant will fund a research … Continue reading

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