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Health Quest expands midwifery program in Rhinebeck and Kingston

Posted: 1/3/2017

Certified midwife Jenna Smith recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice, where she sees patients in Rhinebeck and Kingston and is on the medical staff at Northern Dutchess Hospital’s birth center. “I found my calling was helping women in every stage of their lives,” said Smith, who lives in Stone Ridge and has nearly two decades of experience. For the past two years, Smith worked as an independent, private practitioner with offices at Stone Ridge Healing Arts and Hudson Valley Midwifery, providing c...

NDH Mothers’ Club to host Fashion Show fundraiser Nov. 10 to support moms and babies

Posted: 10/19/2016

Healthcare providers will model attire on a catwalk for a good cause at Northern Dutchess Hospital Mothers’ Club Fashion Show at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Beekman Arms, 6387 Mill St., Rhinebeck. In its 13th year, the popular event will have a new twist: Hospital clinicians and medical staff physicians will model local retailers’ merchandise. This fun-packed ladies night starts with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. During a buffet dinner, the Beekman Arms banquet room transforms into a runway, wh...

Health Quest holds grand opening for $1.8M Kingston Plaza location

Posted: 3/18/2016

Health Quest Medical Practice held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Monday, March 14 at its new multi-disciplinary medical center in Kingston Plaza at 334 Plaza Road. The joint event with the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce featured giveaways, food and tours of the 15,000-square-foot $1.8 million medical facility, which houses the group’s primary care, obstetrics, gynecology and rheumatology divisions. “We have always had wonderful, dedicated physicians and staff providing healthca...

Health Quest Medical Practice’s Kingston Plaza location expands access to healthcare

Posted: 2/11/2016

Health Quest Medical Practice’s new $1.8 million medical center in Kingston Plaza at 334 Plaza Road brings multiple health services under one roof to further improve access to healthcare for the community. The practice’s Kingston-based offices of obstetrics and gynecology, primary care and rheumatology recently relocated to the attractive facility on a visible plaza corner that is convenient to shopping and close to public transportation. Formerly scattered in older buildings on Maiden Lane and Albany a...

Students donate ‘busy books’ to sick children

Posted: 2/11/2016

Marlboro Elementary School student Tyler Costa created “busy books” for sick children over the holidays in 2014. The children and staff at Vassar Brothers Medical Center were so touched to receive them that Costa decided to do it again for the 2015 holiday season. This time, he included his classmates. Alycia Dyson’s second-grade class worked together to create 136 “busy books” for sick children at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. They included coloring and activity pages along with a few crayons. The st...

Vassar Brothers Medical Center announces pediatric support groups

Posted: 1/21/2016

Vassar Brothers Medical Center hosts several pediatric support groups throughout the year to assist children and their families dealing with chronic conditions and difficulties. Groups that meet at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, 45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, February through June are as follows: ADHD/Autism Group Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1 – 2 p.m., Conference Room C Tuesday, March 1, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Conference Room C Tuesday, April 5, 1 – 2 p.m., Conference Room C Tuesday, May 3, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Conference Room...

March of Dimes, Vassar Brothers Medical Center to host remembrance ceremony

Posted: 10/8/2015

Join with others who share your grief to honor lives that were too short. The March of Dimes and Vassar Brothers Medical Center invite families who have suffered a miscarriage, a stillbirth or the loss of an infant to a remembrance ceremony from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25, at The Grandview in the City of Poughkeepsie. The ceremony will include speakers, music and light refreshments. Rabbi Neal Joseph Loevinger, director of Spiritual Care Services at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, will provide th...

Putnam Hospital Center offers tips on preparing pets for baby’s arrival

Posted: 5/21/2015

The Birthing Center at Putnam Hospital Center is hosting a “Pets and the Newborn” class at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 30 in the Birthing Center Conference Room, 670 Stoneleigh Ave. The session covers tips on getting your dog or cat prepared for the baby’s arrival by planning, setting up a routine and establishing some rules. By planning ahead, pets won’t associate the changes with the new baby and he/she will not feel neglected and act out. Expectant parents and grandparents should register for the class app...

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