In the News

  • Dutchess County Stabilization Center to Help with Mental Health Issues: Spectrum News, Hudson Valley news feature covering the March 2017 opening of the Dutchess County Crisis Center.
  • Stabilization Center Brings Resources, Second Chances to Dutchess [County]: Poughkeepsie Journal news article covers the March 2017 of the Dutchess County Stabilization Center, a voluntary walk-in center for individuals suffering behavioral/mental illness or substance abuse.  The 23 hour center offeres a range of services to clients and includes nursing staff from WMCHealth Network's MidHudson Regional Hospital.
  • HealthAllliance Consolidation to create Medical Village in Kingston: Recordonline article covers the recent $88 million grant that is to play a key role in the consolidation of hospital services from HealthAlliance's Broadway campus and transform underutilized space into a Medical Village.
  • Medical Villages in the Hudson Valley. Crain's Health Pulse-August 17, 2015. Article discusses WMCHealth PPS capital funding requests from New York State as well as transformation of Bon Secours Community Hospital facilities into medical villages-an effort related to the PPS' participation in the DSRIP program.
  • Bon Secours hospital in Port Jervis may become 'medical village' with focus on outpatient care. | Times Herald-Record-August 9, 2015. Article about creation of medical villages at Bon Secours Community Hospital location in Port Jervis, NY-a development of the WMCHealth Network partnership with Bon Secours Charity Health System.  Creation of Medical Villages is one of the DSRIP Projects that the WMCHealth PPS will participate in.
  • Nourish FIRST, Food Initiative Resource Study. Peter S. Arno, PhD, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Institute for Health Equity, City University of New York; Deborah Viola, PhD, Center for Regional Healthcare Innovation, WMCHealth Network, Center for Long Term Care Research and Policy, New York Medical College; Kenneth A. Knapp, PhD, Center for Long Term Care Research and Policy, New York Medical College
  • Upheaval in the health care workforce. Crain's Health Pulse-April 3, 2015. Article explores how DSRIP will impact the health care workforce. 
  • Rising Food Insecurity and Conservative Policy in the US: "New York City’s oldest community residents have serious health problems, multiple unmet social service needs, and often suffer from food insecurity. Understanding the relationship between these issues is critical if community organizations and government agencies at all levels—even in wealthy countries—are to be more effective in assuring the well being of their oldest residents." 
    • Peter S. Arno1,2*, Kenneth A. Knapp 3, Stephan Russo 4 & Deborah Viola 3,5
      1 Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
      2 City University of New York Institute for Health Equity, Lehman College, Bronx, NY, USA
      3 Center for Long Term Care Research & Policy, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
      4 Goddard Riverside Community Center, New York, NY, USA
      5 Center for Regional Healthcare Innovation, WMCHealth Network, Valhalla, NY, USA
  • Healthy Hudson Valley 'HealthAlliance Conducts regional survey' (page 4)