Westchester Health Associates Announces It Has Signed Letter Of Intent To Join North Shore-LIJ

Westchester Health Associates’ 130 provider-physician practice to expand its ambulatory services’ network throughout the region.

KATONAH, N.Y. – Sept. 18, 2015 – PRLog — Westchester Health Associates and North Shore-LIJ announced yesterday that they have signed a letter of intent for its 130 provider-physician practice to join the health system, increasing the North Shore-LIJ presence in Westchester County. The letter of intent allows North Shore-LIJ and Westchester Health Associates to enter into exclusive negotiations with the goal of executing a final agreement this fall.

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U.S. News & World Report Features WHP Peter Richel MD’s Back-To-School Health Tips For Parents

In a recent article in U.S. News & World Report, Dr. Peter Richel, a pediatrician with Westchester Health Pediatrics, reminds parents that they need to remember the importance of keeping their children healthy. “As we approach the beginning of each school year, we must consider the ongoing health of our children,” Dr. Richel advises. “Ages differ, and therefore needs and concerns differ, but principles remain the same. Healthier children are happier children.”

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To Encourage Healthy Pregnancies, The Mt. Kisco Office Of Westchester Health Offers Monthly Prenatal Talks

To help expecting women have safe, healthy pregnancies and deliveries, a group of local pediatricians, obstetricians and other medical professionals are hosting 1½ hour presentations each month at the Mt. Kisco office of Westchester Health, according to Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician with Westchester Health Pediatrics.

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Westchester Health Pediatrics White Plains/Soundview Office Now Offers Extended Hours For Sick Patients

Effective September 8, 2015, sick patients can be seen at the White Plains/Soundview office of Westchester Health Pediatrics (WHP) after 5:00pm. In addition to the regular Monday-Friday hours of 9:00am-5:00pm, the White Plains/Soundview office’s pediatricians will now see sick children Mondays through Thursdays from 5:00pm until 7:00pm. These visits are by appointment only and do not include well visits, immunizations or annual physicals.

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How To Treat Fall Allergies. Better Yet, How To Avoid Them.

For people in the Northeast with allergies, Spring is the worst season but Fall can be almost as troublesome. From late August thru November, watery eyes, sneezing, coughing, a stuffy nose and asthma are often the order of the day.

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