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Dr. John M. Murphy, President and CEO of Nuvance Health Named “Business Person of the Year”

Posted: 1/7/2020

Dr. Murphy once again recognized for his leadership role in healthcare Dr. John M. Murphy, president and CEO of Nuvance Health, has been named the inaugural Business Person of the Year by Westfair Business Publications for advocating on behalf of the healthcare industry and patient care on the local, state, and national level. Westfair, the publisher for Fairfield County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, and Hudson Valley Business Journal, noted that Dr. Murphy was instrumental in W...

Advanced practice registered nurse joins Sharon Hospital Medical Practice

Posted: 1/6/2020

An advanced practice registered nurse born and raised in the northwest corner is the latest addition to Sharon Hospital Medical Practice’s primary care office in Sharon “I became a nurse practitioner to help patients develop a positive relationship with their bodies and realize they have a choice to care for themselves,” said Rebecca Malone, who has lived in Sharon for 30 years. “It is important that our communities grow up healthy, and I have the privilege to educate and promote healthy lifestyles to p...

Nephrologist joins Carmel Health Quest Medical Practice

Posted: 12/16/2019

Nephrologist Dr. Michael Capicotto has joined Health Quest Medical Practice in its Division of Primary Care. Capicotto is seeing patients in the Carmel office at 150 Route 52. “I look forward to developing relationships with new patients and their families, welcoming my long-standing patients to HQMP and bringing nephrology to the practice,” he said. “I have personally seen how kidney disease affects both the individual as well as their family. My own father was on hemodialysis for four years. I treat m...

Pulmonologist joins Nuvance Health in Poughkeepsie

Posted: 11/19/2019

Pulmonary and critical care specialist Dr. Shazia Choudry has joined Health Quest Medical Practice, now part of Nuvance Health. She will work with the Division of Pulmonology, 21 Reade Place, Suite 100, Poughkeepsie. “My goal is to offer compassionate, quality care to patients and help develop treatment plans that fit their needs to guide them toward recovery,” Choudry said. Pulmonology is the study of diseases affecting the respiratory tract. Pulmonologists, also known as pulmonary disease specialists,...

Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center to honor cardiologist, ENT physician at 30th Diamond Gala

Posted: 9/12/2019

The Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center will honor ear, nose and throat specialist Dr. Rami Payman and Dr. Daniel O’Dea, a pioneering cardiologist at the Poughkeepsie hospital, at its 30th Diamond Gala. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and a formal program. The event co-chairs Geeta and Dr. Simon Gorwara and Marabeth and Dr. Thomas S. Robinson. ...

Primary care physician joins Health Quest Medical Practice in Hyde Park

Posted: 9/6/2019

Dr. Lena Jafilan has joined the Health Quest Medical Practice primary care office in Hyde Park, 4068 Albany Post Road. “I am driven to be an advocate for all my patients to better their health and well-being,” Jafilan said. “I will use a team-based approach to ensure my patients receive the highest standard of care.” The board-certified family medicine specialist most recently treated patients in Cleveland, Ohio, at American Well-Online Care Group, using telemedicine. This is an online, interactive vide...

Welcome to Nuvance Health: New brand identity revealed

Posted: 8/20/2019

New brand is next step in nonprofit health system’s mission to transform the healthcare experience in the region To mark the creation of Nuvance Health, and as one of many steps to transform the healthcare experience for consumers in New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut, the nonprofit system today unveiled its new brand with an advertising campaign, a new system URL, nuvancehealth.org, and new social media pages. The brand conveys Nuvance Health’s motivation to challenge assumptions and expe...

Neurosurgeon joins Health Quest Medical Practice

Posted: 6/25/2019

Neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Cho has joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s Division of Neurosurgery and is accepting new patients. He will treat patients at the City of Poughkeepsie office, 21 Reade Place, Suite 3100. “It is both an honor and a privilege to join such an innovative health system with the resources to best serve our community,” said Cho, who is originally from Roslyn, NY, on Long Island. Board certified in neurosurgery, Cho has practiced medicine for 20 years, 13 of which have been in the Po...

Health Quest family medicine providers join Kingston location

Posted: 5/1/2019

Two providers recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s primary care location in the Kingston Plaza. A family medicine physician, Dr. Umara Saleem has been serving the Kingston medical community since 2015. She completed the Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program at the Institute for Family Health in September and received the program’s Excellence in Pediatrics award. “I love making connections with new patients and their families, and hope to empower them to set health goals, stay motivated...

Log fitness, win prizes during the spring Get Fit Challenge

Posted: 4/22/2019

Track fitness for prize eligibility, compete to stay motivated and achieve health goals with the Get Fit Challenge from April 27 to June 8. The six-week challenge is a community wellness program founded five years ago by Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY, Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY, and Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Conn. Prizes include a spa package for two, sporting goods and Get Fit apparel. “Get Fit is always something I look forwa...

Midwife joins Health Quest OB/GYN practice in Rhinebeck and Kingston

Posted: 1/3/2019

Whitney Hall, a certified midwife, recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s OB/GYN practice with privileges at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck. Hall sees patients in the OB/GYN offices on the hospital’s Springbrook Avenue campus and in the Kingston Plaza. She offers gynecological exams, contraceptive counseling, pre-conception education, maternity care and menopausal management. A certified lactation counselor and childbirth educator, she is part of the delivery care team at the Neugarten...

Thoracic surgeon joins Health Quest Medical Practice in Poughkeepsie

Posted: 10/10/2018

Dr. Huan Joanne Sun, a thoracic surgeon, recently joined the Health Quest Medical Practice Division of Thoracic Surgery. “With advancements in healthcare being made every day, I look forward to providing quality care to patients in the Hudson Valley using the latest surgical technology,” Sun said. Thoracic surgery involves operating on organs inside the chest, called the thorax, to treat various conditions, such as lung disease. Board-certified in general surgery, Sun will oversee the care of patients a...

Pulmonologist joins HQMP in Poughkeepsie

Posted: 9/18/2018

Dr. Daniel Laurie has joined the Health Quest Medical Practice Division of Pulmonology in Poughkeepsie. “Our aim is to deliver treatment and preventative care in a compassionate manner, with minimal disruption to our patients’ lives,” Laurie said. Pulmonology is the study of diseases impacting the airways that assist with oxygen transport throughout the body. Pulmonologists, also known as pulmonary disease specialists, diagnose and treat diseases that impact the structure and function of the lungs. A na...

Multispecialty HQMP Highland facility opens today

Posted: 8/27/2018

Health Quest Medical Practice opened its new 15,000-square-foot multispecialty office on Route 299 between Highland and New Paltz today. "This new, upgraded facility offers convenience for our patients by bringing providers of different specialties under one roof," HQMP President Dr. Glenn Loomis said. "Our approach is always to offer excellent care to the community from high-quality providers and friendly staff. This facility will help us provide that same great, family-oriented care in a new, centrali...

Carmel native joins HQMP Division of Primary Care

Posted: 8/15/2018

Dr. Christina Mezzone, a pediatrician, has joined Health Quest Medical Practice in its Division of Primary Care and will work in both the Fishkill and Carmel offices. A 2003 Carmel High School graduate in the top 10 of her class, Mezzone returns to the area after fulfilling her dream of becoming a pediatrician. “There is truly no place like home,” Mezzone said. “I am excited to return to the Hudson Valley to help care for children in the area. I look forward to educating patients and their families to h...

Neurologist joins Health Quest Medical Practice in Kingston

Posted: 5/16/2018

New to Health Quest Medical Practice, Dr. Hida Nierenburg will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of headaches and general neurologic conditions at the medical group’s 365 Broadway neurology office. Nierenburg recently moved to Kingston from Fairfax, Va., where she worked as a neurologist at Inova Medical Group. “After spending a year in New York during my fellowship, I realized I wanted be back and how beautiful the Hudson Valley is,” she said. She did a fellowship in headaches at New York City’s Mou...

Health Quest’s 6-week Get Fit Challenge returns April 28

Posted: 4/9/2018

Prize drawings for eligible participants include spa package Go for a hike. Stretch at a park. Hit the gym. Or tackle the workout of the week to be eligible for prize drawings during Health Quest’s spring Get Fit Challenge. Beginning Saturday, April 28, the healthcare system challenges the communities of the Hudson Valley and northwest Connecticut to get active and log their workouts at WeGetFit.org. Sign up for a free Get Fit account at the website and learn how to eat healthy and exercise while explor...

New family physician offers care in Ulster County

Posted: 2/1/2018

A family medicine physician with experience in pediatrics and gynecology recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice and will split her time in Woodstock and Boiceville. Dr. Anita Goodrich is board certified in family medicine and is accepting new patients, including newborns, children and adults. She relocated to Hunter, Greene County, where she has family. “I love this beautiful area, especially exploring nature, and I look forward to making long-lasting relationships in this community,” Goodrich sa...

New Health Quest COO to oversee hospital operations, strategic planning

Posted: 12/4/2017

Kerry Eaton recently joined Health Quest Systems as chief operating officer. “I am excited to work with the leadership teams at Health Quest to continue to advance healthcare in our communities and transform our system into a leading healthcare organization,” Eaton said. “As chief operating officer, my goal is to ensure our facilities offer high-quality care for patients and the latest medical technology to support our medical staff.” A resident of LaGrangeville, Eaton has more than 25 years of leadersh...

Health Quest appoints chief financial officer

Posted: 11/1/2017

Katherine Bacher has been named chief financial officer of Health Quest Systems Inc. “I am pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the mission and vision of Health Quest in this leadership position,” Bacher said. “My goal is to help support the system’s ongoing growth and innovation, and to assist Health Quest in navigating the complexity of the rapidly changing healthcare landscape.” A resident of Cornwall, NY, Bacher has substantial experience with Health Quest, having served the organization...

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