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Orange Regional Medical Center Hosts Local Artist

April 3, 2014

Middletown, NY - Orange Regional Medical Center invites the public to a reception with local artist, Nestor Madalengoitia on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Orange Regional Medical Center located at 707 East Main Street, Middletown on the ground floor gallery. His exhibit, The Colorful Art of Nestor Madalengoitia, features vibrant paintings by the Hudson Valley portrait and mural artist, has been on display since February 14, 2014 for patients and guests to enjoy.  Light refreshments will be served.

Orange Regional commissioned Madalengoitia to paint a mural for a family waiting room on the first floor of the hospital. The colorful painting highlights familiar, comforting scenes inspired by Orange County farmland, with animals and hot air balloons, to create a child-friendly environment and experience. “Painting allows me to interact with the subjects of my community, whether that community is my family, my neighborhood, or the community of the world,” says Madalengoitia.

A related exhibit features a selection of Madalengoitia’s artwork. In a series of large paintings, the artist paints his family in moments of domestic tranquility. Madalengoitia lives and works in Poughkeepsie, NY. 

The Colorful Art of Nestor Madalengoitia is part of Orange Regional’s ongoing program of changing exhibits featuring quality artwork by contemporary artists. “We display artwork that evokes hope and healing to benefit visitors, patients and staff,” says Orange Regional’s Art Curator, Sarah Johnson. Art is integrated into patient rooms and common areas throughout the hospital as part of Orange Regional’s healing environment.

For additional information about Orange Regional’s Art Program, contact Sarah Johnson at 845-333-2385. 

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System. 

Photo caption: Orange County Farmland mural by Nestor Madalengoita on view in the first floor family waiting room.



Orange Regional Medical Center Offers Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops

March 25, 2014

Middletown, NY - Orange Regional Medical Center is now offering Living Healthy: A Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop.  This health education program, which consists of six sessions, will help participants confront the challenges of living with an ongoing health condition and welcomes adults over the age of 18 as well as caregivers.  Examples of chronic conditions include, but are not limited to heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and chronic pain. 

The Living Healthy Workshop is being offered 9:30 a.m. to noon on April 10, April 17, May 1, May 8, May 15 and May 29 and attendance to all six sessions is strongly encouraged. All sessions will be held at the Community Health Education Center, 110 Crystal Run Road, Middletown.  Registration is required.  For more information or to register, call 1-888-321-ORMC.

Facilitated by Orange Regional Medical Center healthcare professionals, the Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop will cover topics such as making informed treatment decisions; weight management; medication usage; pain and fatigue management; action planning; dealing with difficult emotions and problem-solving, to name a few.

Living Healthy workshop was developed by Stanford University Patient Education Research Center and is an evidence based program.  In a five-year research project, the study found that people who took the program, when compared to people who did not take the program, improved their healthy behaviors (such as exercise or coping), improved their health status (such as fatigue or health distress) and decreased their days in the hospital.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.                                                 

Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation Names Golf Classic Co-Chairs

March 13, 2014

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce Raymond P. VanVoorhis and Jonathan Nasser, M.D. as Co-Chairs of its 2014 Annual Golf Classic to take place on Monday, June 16, 2014. The tournament will be held at West Hills Country Club and Wallkill Golf Course, both located in Middletown. The event will conclude with a celebratory dinner and awards ceremony at West Hills Country Club.

Mr. VanVoorhis is a Partner with Liscum McCormack VanVoorhis LLP, a design oriented architectural firm located in Poughkeepsie, New York. The partnership was formed in 1987 to provide professional services in architecture, interior design and space/land planning.

Mr. VanVoorhis is a Registered Architect in New York and New Jersey. He attended New York Institute of Technology and earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Mr. VanVoorhis is a Professional Affiliate of the American Institute of Architects - Westchester/Mid-Hudson Chapter and sits on the Dutchess Community College Architectural Advisory Committee. He is on the Mill Street Loft Board of Directors and the Fishkill Rural Cemetery Board of Trustees.

Dr. Jonathan Nasser is an Internist and Pediatrician at Crystal Run Healthcare, where he has been in practice since 2002. At Crystal Run, Dr. Nasser is the Division Leader for Pediatrics and the Co-Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, helping to lead the organization’s transition to accountable care.  Dr. Nasser has been a member of Orange Regional’s medical staff since 2002. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed his residency training at the University of Rochester. Dr. Nasser is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American College of Physicians.

“This year, the Annual Golf Classic will benefit Orange Regional’s new Pediatric Center, aimed to bring exceptional pediatric services to our community,” Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation President Christine Maraia said. “To date, nearly $900,000 has been raised for the Lend a Hand for Kids Campaign.”

Various levels of sponsorship packages are available for this year’s tournament. With their round of golf, golfers receive breakfast, a golf cart, lunch and an appreciation gift as well as golfers’ hour and buffet dinner at our awards ceremony.

“Thank you to all who have been extraordinarily generous and committed to the development of our new Pediatric Center. We hope this year’s Golf Classic will bring Orange Regional even closer to its goal of raising $2 million,” said Orange Regional Foundation Board of Trustees Chairman Jonathan Rouis said.

To learn more about the sponsorship opportunities available, please call the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation at 845-333-2333 or visit www.ormc.org/golf.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

About the Orange Regional’s Pediatric Center
Enhancements to Pediatric services at Orange Regional began in 2013 with the hiring of Pediatric Hospitalists, a partnership with Pediatric Sub-specialists, the addition of a Child Life Specialist and the construction of a Children’s Emergency Department which opened in January of 2014. As the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation continues to raise funds, further enhancements will include the addition of  Pediatric sub-specialty services including anesthesia; urology; neurology; endocrinology; surgery; psychiatry and telemetry. The creation of a child-friendly environment and experience will be obtained with sensitivity training for all staff and the addition of amenities and artwork. Orange Regional will also enhance the Pediatric Inpatient experience by creating Pediatric Intensive Care (PIC) Rooms and adding Community outreach and educational programs on children’s health and wellness.  All this will be done with the goal of creating a child-friendly environment and experience suited for children from birth to 18 years old.


Orange Regional Medical Group Announces Open House

March 11, 2014

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the opening of its new physician practice, Orange Regional Medical Group.  Located at the Orange Regional Medical Pavilion, 75 Crystal Run Road, Suite 135 in Middletown, the new practice launches with Primary Care services. The public is invited to an Open House on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to meet the physicians and staff, as well as tour the new office.

Committed to meeting the community’s growing need for outpatient care, Orange Regional Medical Group provides high quality primary care services as well as treatments for acute and chronic illnesses from newborn to geriatric patients.

“We’re excited to provide primary care services to our community,” says Orange Regional Medical Center’s President & CEO Scott Batulis. “Our highly trained and experienced physicians will treat patients through preventive care wellness education, as well as treating patients who are ill or who have chronic conditions.”

Led by Medical Director Bruce Ellsweig, M.D., Board-certified in Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, our highly-trained, qualified and professional medical staff is comprised physicians who are Board-certified in Family and Internal Medicine. “Our goal is to help members of the community establish a relationship with a primary care physician and provide the necessary, essential services they need for long-lasting health,” states Dr. Bruce Ellsweig.

Orange Regional Medical Group is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Same day appointments are available and walk-ins are welcome. Appointments can be made by calling 845-333-7575.

To learn more, visit www.OrangeRegionalMedicalGroup.org.

Orange Regional Medical Group is a division of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) comprised of Orange Regional Medical Center and Catskill Regional Medical Center.

Orange Regional Medical Foundation Announces Director of Development

March 7, 2014

Middletown, NY-Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce that Pamela Yosh has joined its leadership team as Director of Development. Ms. Yosh will organize and lead Annual Giving efforts, Special Event Fundraising and Employee Giving initiatives at the hospital.

Ms. Yosh had previously served as Director of Development for Pace University’s School of Computer Science and Information Systems where she was instrumental on establishing fundraising priorities and strategies for the school. Prior to joining Pace University, Ms. Yosh was the Individual Gift Officer at the State University of New York at New Paltz where she facilitated major gift solicitations, fundraising campaigns and donor cultivation. Ms. Yosh’s vast professional experience also has benefited New York Medical College, The ALS Association of Greater New York Chapter, and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Ms. Yosh is a graduate of Emerson College and holds a Master of Business Science in Management Communication and a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Public Relations. Ms. Yosh is also a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and can be reached at 845-333-2369 or pyosh@ormc.org.

The Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation is the fundraising arm of Orange Regional with the mission of securing philanthropic support for the advancement of exceptional healthcare at Orange Regional Medical Center through advocacy, fundraising, integrity and stewardship of contributions. To learn more about the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation or to make a donation, call 845-333-2333 or visit www.ormc.org/Foundation.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

Orange Regional Medical Center Accepts Donation For Spagnoli Family Cancer Center

March 5, 2014

Middletown, NY- On February 28, the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation accepted a donation of $1,000 from Minisink High School to benefit its Spagnoli Family Cancer Center.

Jillian Dolce, a sophomore at Minisink High School, started fundraising as a way to help others. In 2013, she formed the Cancer, Awareness, Research, and Education (C.A.R.E.) Club at the high school after watching a friend’s mother suffer from cancer. On a monthly basis, the C.A.R.E. Club conducts fundraisers and holds awareness activities to focus on different types of cancer. The Club plans to increase its membership and activities to create awareness of cancer.

Recently, the C.A.R.E. Club conducted a “coin drop” event at their local grocery store handing out pamphlets about cancer, their club and asking for donations. In just one day, they collected $1,000 and selected Orange Regional Medical Center’s Spagnoli Family Cancer Center to receive the proceeds.

“These remarkable young ladies serve as role models for all of us. They saw a need within their community and chose to be part of the solution,” said President of the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation Christine Maraia.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a not-for-profit organization and welcomes support from the community.

If your organization would like more information on how to support cancer awareness or other services offered at Orange Regional Medical Center, contact the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation at (845) 333-2333 or foundation@ormc.org.

Orange Regional Medical Center Celebrates Gift Shop Grand Re-Opening

February 21, 2014

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center is proud to announce their Gift Shop will hold a grand re-opening celebration from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. The event will feature raffles, prizes and special discounts.

The Gift Shop offers a unique shopping experience and a wide array of gifts and personal items. Hospital visitors can easily find an assortment of fresh flowers, candy, cards and magazines. The Shop has been stocked with new specialty gift items that include wind chimes, birdhouses, garden kits, inspirational and humorous books, blank journals, cell phone gadgets, various soap, lotions, candles, handmade jewelry, fine leather handbags and various baby gifts and much more. As a non-profit organization, all gift shop proceeds are reinvested throughout the Hospital for the benefit of the community.

"We are very excited to welcome patients, guests and the community to celebrate with us. We’ve restocked our shop with wonderful gifts and necessities that are sure to please everyone,” said Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation President, Christine Maraia. “The best part is that profits from each sale go toward funding technology, services and programs here at Orange Regional.”

The Gift Shop is conveniently located in the Hospital’s main lobby at 707 East Main Street in Middletown and the hours of operation are: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To learn more about Orange Regional Medical Center, visit www.ormc.org.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

Orange Regional Medical Center Appoints Child Life Specialist

February 20, 2014

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Ferguson, Child Life Specialist, to its Pediatric healthcare team.

Ms. Ferguson will work closely with pediatric patients and their families to help them effectively cope with their hospital visit or illness through play, preparation, education, distraction and self-expression activities. She will provide emotional support and encouragement throughout a child’s hospitalization while providing information, guidance and education about upcoming tests, surgeries or other procedures to all family members. Working with an interdisciplinary team that may include physicians, nurses and social workers, Ms. Ferguson aims to reduce children’s fears and anxieties while working with an interdisciplinary team that may include physicians, nurses and social workers.

“Children may have certain worries about being hospitalized for any reason,” says Orange Regional’s Nursing Service Administrator for Women and Children, Theresa Fay Conte. “Ms. Ferguson will help in reducing those fears and assist the children and their families overcome the stress and anxiety associated with being in the hospital. The goal is to make it a more positive experience.”

Ms. Ferguson has extensive experience in the Applied Behavior field specifically in analyzing and assessing children’s behavioral needs, implementing programs and behavior intervention plans. Most recently, she was as a Child Life Specialist at North Shore University Hospital where she worked with children and families in the Pediatric unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Ms. Ferguson earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Long Island University and a Master’s degree as a Child Life Specialist from Bank Street College in Manhattan.

To learn more information about Orange Regional’s pediatric services, please visit www.ormc.org/Pediatrics.

About Orange Regional Medical Center’s Children’s Emergency Department
The Children’s Emergency Department at Orange Regional Medical Center provides emergency care to ill and injured children (up to the age of 18), 24 hours a day. Separate from Orange Regional’s adult treatment area, the Children’s Emergency Department allows younger patients to be cared for by physicians and staff experienced in caring for pediatric patients in a safe, secure and comfortable environment. It offers private treatment rooms, a triage area and a dedicated nurse’s station. Each room is uniquely enhanced with beautifully hand-painted murals and custom artwork by local artists that support a healing environment to help ease fear and anxiety. Treatment rooms also have flat-screen televisions to help distract children from their illness or injury. The NEW Children’s Emergency Department features: • Board-certified Emergency Medicine physicians • Specially trained nurses, experienced in pediatric care • Child Life Specialist • Access to pediatric specialists • A secure unit separate from the adult Emergency Department • Private treatment rooms • Appropriately sized medical equipment • Flat-screen TVs in each room

Orange Regional Medical Center Offers Free Mammograms

February 17, 2014

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center will offer free mammograms on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center located at the Orange Regional Medical Pavilion, 75 Crystal Run Road in Middletown. Appointments are limited and must be made by Wednesday, March 5. Pre-registration is required.

The event is open to women without insurance who are currently not experiencing breast problems, while still meeting the following criteria. Participants must be over 40 years of age and have not had a mammogram within the last year’s time. Women who have had a mammogram within the last year’s time and are currently experiencing breast problems may still meet the requirements for participation. They are encouraged to call.

During the hour-long appointment, patients will receive a clinical breast exam and mammography, breast health education and self-breast exam training. The screenings will be led by Howard M. Karpoff, M.D., FACS, Surgical Oncologist and Chair of Orange Regional’s Department of Surgery.

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.

For more information and to register, please call the Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

The Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center
The Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center is designed with the convenience of patients in mind. Located at the Orange Regional Medical Center Pavilion, 75 Crystal Run Road in Middletown, the Center provides a comprehensive breast care program with state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and services, together with clinicians who are experts in their field. The Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center was designated by the American College of Radiology (ACR) as Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and is fully accredited in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. Additionally, the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center has been granted a prestigious three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. As a National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program (NQMBC) Certified Participant, the Ray W. Moody M.D. Breast Center is currently the only certified participant in Orange County and only one of four in New York State. This distinguished honor represents a commitment to provide the highest quality breast healthcare to patients in the community.

Orange Regional Medical Center Presents New Art Exhibit

February 10, 2014

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce a new commissioned children’s mural and companion exhibit, The Colorful Art of Nestor Madalengoitia, featuring vibrant paintings by the Hudson Valley portrait and mural artist, Nestor Madalengoita. The opening reception with the artist will be held on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 10:00am-12:00pm at Orange Regional Medical Center located at 707 East Main Street, Middletown on the ground floor gallery.

Orange Regional commissioned Madalengoitia to paint a mural for a family waiting room on the first floor of the hospital. The colorful painting highlights familiar, comforting scenes inspired by Orange County farmland, with animals and hot air balloons, to create a child-friendly environment and experience. “Painting allows me to interact with the subjects of my community, whether that community is my family, my neighborhood, or the community of the world,” says Madalengoitia.

A related exhibit features a selection of Madalengoitia’s artwork. In a series of large paintings, the artist paints his family in moments of domestic tranquility. Madalengoitia lives and works in Poughkeepsie, NY. The exhibit will be on display until April 11. The Colorful Art of Nestor Madalengoitia is part of Orange Regional’s ongoing program of changing exhibits featuring quality artwork by contemporary artists. “We display artwork that evokes hope and healing to benefit visitors, patients and staff,” says Orange Regional’s Art Curator, Sarah Johnson. Art is integrated into patient rooms and common areas throughout the hospital as part of Orange Regional’s healing environment.

For additional information about Orange Regional’s Art Program, contact Sarah Johnson at 845-333-2385.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

Greater Hudson Valley Health System Announces New Leadership

February 4, 2014

Middletown, NY- The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center, is pleased to announce new leadership.

Miguel Rodrigues has been appointed to Director of Security, Safety and Emergency Management for the System. Mr. Rodrigues has over 16 years of experience in security including HAZMAT and FEMA. He was a Crisis Management instructor for New York State and was recently honored as an ‘Orange County Rising Star’. Mr. Rodrigues has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science from Orange County Community College. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management from Empire State College.

Jean-Paul Vallet has been promoted to Director of Strategic Planning & Business Development. Mr. Vallet joined Orange Regional Medical Center nearly eight years ago and since then assumed overall responsibility for management of the Certificate of Need process and played a key role in the development of strategic planning and business development initiatives. He has also led the System’s grant writing and administrative functions for the past three years. In addition to his current responsibilities, Mr. Vallet will oversee business development and expansions throughout the System including the creation of the GHVHS physician practices. Prior to joining the GHVHS, Mr. Vallet worked has a planning analyst at Westchester Medical Center, as a consultant for a local healthcare consulting firm and as a research associate at the Health Care Advisory Board in Washington, D.C. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in History from St. Bonaventure University and a Master’s degree in International Relations from the School of International Service at American University.

For more information about the Greater Hudson Valley Health System visit www.crmcny.org or www.ormc.org.

Orange Regional Medical Center Announces Nursing Leadership

January 27, 2014

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce recent additions to its Nursing Leadership.

Ann DiAgostino, MSN, RN, CMSRN has been promoted to Nursing Service Administrator of the Medical Surgical Division including Inpatient Rehabilitation and Oncology Nursing Care Units. Ms. DiAgostino has been on staff at Orange Regional since 1994 and most recently was the Nursing Unit Director for 4 West and 4 North. In her new role, she will oversee the day-to-day nursing clinical operations of the Medical Surgical, Oncology and Rehabilitation Units and is also responsible for providing leadership to each of the Nursing Unit Directors for these areas. Ms. DiAgostino is also the Co-Chair of the Orange Regional Performance Improved Shared Governance Committee. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Plattsburgh State University College and a Master’s degree in Leadership and Management from Walden University. Ms. DiAgostino co-founded The Greater NY Chapter of the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses (AMSN) in 2000 and is currently a National Ambassador for AMSN. In 2012, Ms. DiAgostino was awarded the top honor of the 1199 Nurse of Distinction in the Nurse Leader category.

Laura King, BSN, DC, RN has been appointed Nursing Unit Director for the Progressive Care Unit. Ms. King has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, specifically in patient care, administrative compliance and clinical knowledge. Currently, she is the Co-Chair of the Orange Regional Progressive Care Unit Shared Governance Council and a member of the Orange Regional Nursing Research Committee. Ms. King earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Chamberlain College and holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Logan College of Chiropractic. Additionally, she was a nominee for the Hudson Valley Magazine 2013 Excellence in Nursing Award.

Soraya Sulaiman, MSN, RN, CCRN has been promoted to Nursing Director of Outpatient Operations. Ms. Sulaiman joined Orange Regional in May 2013 most recently held the role of Medical Surgical Nursing Director of 4North. She also served as a Clinical Nurse Education for Surgical Services where she was responsible for the orientation and competency of staff throughout the perioperative product line that included PACU, Endoscopy and Same Day Surgery. In her new role, Ms. Sulaiman will have direct oversight for all aspects of nursing practice for Orange Regional’s Ray W. Moody, MD Breast Center, Dunkleman Diabetes Center’s education and counseling services, Diagnostic Imaging and the Eleanor T. Snow Radiation Oncology Center. Ms. Sulaiman earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Pace University and her Master’s degree in Nursing from American Sentinel University. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Nurse Practice degree from Capella University.

Patricia Soriano, RN, BSN, MSN, APRN has been appointed Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Ms. Soriano comes to Orange Regional from Danbury Hospital where she served as the Manager of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Prior to that, she held several leadership positions in Cardiology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital and the Hudson Valley Heart Center. Ms. Soriano earned Nurse Practitioner Certification and her Master’s degree in Nursing from Western Connecticut State University. Ms. Soriano is also a Certified Critical Care Nurse.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

Orange Regional Medical Center's Children's Emergency Department Celebrates Opening

January 22, 2014

Middletown, NY- On Monday, January 20, 2014, Orange Regional Medical Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of its Children’s Emergency Department. Hospital staff, Board members, physicians and community members were in attendance as Scott Batulis, Orange Regional’s President & CEO spoke about the need for a separate treatment area set apart from the adult patients currently seen in the Hospital’s main emergency department. The Department opened its doors on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 and is now officially open to the community.


The newly constructed Department offers child-specific private treatment rooms, a triage area and a dedicated nurse’s station. Each room is uniquely enhanced with hand-painted murals and custom artwork by local artists that calm children’s fears and anxieties. Treatment rooms are also fitted with flat-screen televisions to help distract children from their illness or injury.

The Children’s Emergency Department boasts Board-certified emergency physicians, specially trained nurses experienced in pediatric care, a Child Life Specialist and access to pediatric specialists who have completed additional training in specialized fields of Pediatric medicine.

To learn more about Orange Regional’s Children’s Emergency Department visit www.ormc.org/childrensED.

Orange Regional Medical Center Presented with Award from American Cancer Society

January 14, 2014

Middletown, NY- The American Cancer Society (ACS) Senior Director of Community Engagement, Lillian Jones and ACS Sr. Representative of Community Engagement, John-Anthony Bruno present an award of appreciation to Orange Regional’s Vice President of Oncology Services and Outpatient Operations, Sandra Iberger and Administrator of Oncology Services, Regina Toomey-Bueno for the Hospital’s participation in the 2013 Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk. Orange Regional was a Flagship Sponsorship and their team of more than 350 walkers raised $40,000, more than $4,000 the prior year. To learn more about the Spagnoli Family Cancer Center at Orange Regional Medical Center, please visit www.ormc.org/cancer. Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health Center.

Orange Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees Welcomes New Member

January 9, 2014

Middletown, NY- The Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce that Scott Kendrick has been appointed to its Board of Trustees.

Mr. Kendrick is the Associate Resident Director of Merrill Lynch in Middletown, New York and a senior partner of the Kendrick-Collesano Wealth Management Group of Merrill Lynch, located in Middletown, New York and Montvale, New Jersey. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from SUNY Oneonta. Mr. Kendrick has earned the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM designation from the College for Financial Planning and was selected to the National Advisory Council to Management for Merrill Lynch Home Loans. He carries the series 7, 66, 31, 9, 10 and life insurance licenses. Mr. Kendrick was selected to Leadership Orange and participates as a member in The Orange County Partnership, The Orange County Chamber of Commerce, and Michael J. Finnegan Scholarship Fund.

The Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation is the fundraising arm of Orange Regional with the mission of securing philanthropic support for the advancement of exceptional healthcare at Orange Regional Medical Center through advocacy, fundraising, integrity and stewardship of contributions.

To learn more about the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation or to make a donation, call 845-333-2333 or visit www.ormc.org/Foundation.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

Orange Regional Medical Center Hosts Patient Wedding

January 9, 2014

Middletown, NY-


Caption: A wedding intended to take place on New Year’s Day in a church was halted due to an emergency medical issue. The groom, Frank Cassidy, suffered a stroke and was admitted to Orange Regional Medical Center right before the New Year. However, the plans for a New Year’s Day wedding pressed on as Hospital staff provided a day to remember. The happy couple, Frank and Karen Cassidy, were married in the Hospital’s chapel. Members of the Food and Nutrition Department put together a last-minute catered reception for the couple and their guests and nurses acted as wedding photographers.

For more information about Orange Regional Medical Center, visit www.ormc.org.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.



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