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Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), a proud member of Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System), provides quality, patient-centered care that is close to home through a unique combination of medical expertise, leading-edge technology, and a commitment to humanity.
Over 650 highly-skilled physicians, state-of-the-art technology and professional staff of caregivers are all in place to ensure that you and your family receive treatment in a caring, respectful and nurturing environment.
Our high standards of quality mean NWH ranks among the best hospitals in the country. NWH has established extensive internal quality measurements that surpass the standards defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA) National Hospital Quality Measures. Our high quality standards help to ensure that the treatment you receive at NWH is among the best in any hospital in New York and throughout the nation. Our medical center serves patients in the Westchester Country area and as far as New York City and parts of Connecticut. Find our Community Service Plans at the bottom of this page.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer. With 21 hospitals and nearly 450 outpatient practices, we serve 8 million people in the metro New York and beyond. Our 61,000 employees work to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. And we offer health insurance through CareConnect. For information on our services in more than 100 medical specialties, visit www.Northwell.edu
Community Health Cancer Screenings
Northern Westchester Hospital provides free breast, colon, gastrointestinal and lung cancer screening services for uninsured/underinsured residents of northern Westchester County, between the ages of 50 and 64, through funding from the Cancer Services Program, NY State Department of Health. For information on eligibility and to make an appointment please call 914.666.1289.
Listed below are the annual outcomes of the free cancer screening services provided:
|Breast Health Initiative Program|
|Clinical Breast Exams (CBE)||67||48||60|
|Breast Cancers Detected||6||5||2|
|Total Patients Seen||291||253||251|
NWH Community Service Plans
All not-for-profit hospitals in New York State submit a community service plan to the Department of Health annually.
This report is a summary of Northern Westchester Hospital’s community service initiatives, plans for program development and collaboration with local healthcare providers and community partners to address New York State’s Prevention Agenda priorities. NWH’s public health efforts support the overall goals of the Department of Health which are to focus on primary/secondary disease prevention, promote access to quality health care services and eliminate health care disparities where they exist.
The 2015-2016 Community Service Plan is an update to the comprehensive plan addressing years 2014-2016.
The 2014 Community Service Plan is an update to the comprehensive plan addressing years 2014-2016.
The 2013 Community Service Plan is a comprehensive plan addressing years 2014-2016
The 2010, 2011 and 2012 Community Service Plans are implementation reports describing the hospital‘s progress on meeting the goals outlined in the 2009 plan.