Health Quest

Dr. John M. Murphy of Western Connecticut Health Network and Health Quest's Robert Friedberg.
Courtesy photo

Two health care organizations in the region have received state and federal approvals and have become one not-for-profit health system that will serve one million people in 85 communities in New York and Connecticut. Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health network are now Nuvance Health. 

Hudson Valley Year In Review 2018 Part Two

Dec 31, 2018
Courtesy of the office of NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo

A controversial, heated campaign in New York’s 19th congressional district was the talk of the town in 2018. And environmental sagas, including over Newburgh’s PFOS water contamination, continued. But there was plenty else grabbing attention in the region. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne looks back.

This is a picture of a stethoscope

A mid-Hudson Valley healthcare group is expanding once again. Health Quest plans to renovate a portion of an Ulster County mall to house a number of medical services.

Courtesy of Marist College, Health Quest

Marist College in Dutchess County, New York, is teaming up with a healthcare group in the Mid-Hudson Valley to create a school of medicine. The plan is to transform the traditional medical school model and health care delivery in the region.

Health Quest Twitter Page

Federal authorities say a New York health care provider and its subsidiary hospital have agreed to pay more than $15 million to the U.S. government and state in a false claims lawsuit settlement.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie Thursday to see how state money is helping construct a new patient pavilion.

WAMC file photo

In mid-February, Dutchess County health officials reported an increase since the beginning of the year in cases of whooping cough. While the numbers of new cases have waned in the past few weeks, health experts say the recurrence of the disease, in general, is puzzling, and urge vaccination.

Health Quest Offers Healthier Food

Nov 27, 2013
Courtesy of Health Quest

Hospital food for both staff and patients has become healthier in a portion of New York’s Hudson Valley.

Health Quest Begins Search for President/CEO

Mar 12, 2013

In New York, the Mid-Hudson Valley’s largest health-care system has a job opening – president and CEO.