Bronxville, NY – After nearly seventy years of deals and unique offerings, Lawrence Hospital Center’s thrift shop, the Bargain Box will be closing its doors. “We are sad to lose the Bargain Box,” says Tracy Conte, Vice President at Lawrence Hospital Center. “It has been an institution here in the Village for 67 years and has had a great run. The decision to close was difficult for everyone involved, especially our volunteers, but everyone agreed the time has come.”
Bronxville, NY - After careful review of plans to modernize Lawrence Hospital Center, the Village of Bronxville Planning Board at its December meeting voted to approve Lawrence Hospital Center’s proposal to construct a new 40,000 square foot Surgery and Oncology Pavilion on its Bronxville campus.
Bronxville, NY – Lawrence Hospital Center has partnered with the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office to create “The ABC’s of Safe Sleeping” video. The five minute video in both English and Spanish, guides new parents and caregivers through a series of safe sleeping practices for baby.
The dedicated physicians, nurses and support staff at Lawrence Hospital Center are at work caring for the very sick in spite of Hurricane Sandy. Whatever the weather conditions, our clinical team stands at the ready to care for those in need during the storm.
Bronxville, NY – Lawrence Hospital Center today announces it has joined Spirit of Women, an integrated partnership of hospitals and healthcare systems across the country that aim to drive health action for women and their families. Spirit of Women enables Lawrence Hospital Center to continue to focus on the specific needs of the local community while drawing on the strength and support of a national network.
Bronxville, NY – Lawrence Hospital Center is proud to announce the certification of its cardiovascular rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Lawrence Hospital Center was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.
Uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) occur in 20–25% of women of childbearing age and are symptomatic in 10-20%. African-American women are at higher risk, and as many as 50% have fibroids. Symptomatic fibroids are the leading cause of hysterectomy in the United States, accounting for 1/3 of the over 600,000 hysterectomies performed in this country each year.
Bronxville, NY - Lawrence Hospital Center now has available a comprehensive genetic counseling service for individuals with a personal or family history of breast, ovarian or associated cancers.
Bronxville, NY – Alexandra ‘Xandi’ Samra has been appointed to Lawrence Hospital Center’s Board of Governors. Ms. Samra, a resident of Bronxville for more than 35 years, and mother of two adult children, is no stranger to the hospital. Her late husband, Victor served on Lawrence’s board for 18 years and was the Vice Chair of the Board and Co-Chairman of the Board’s Quality Improvement Committee.
Bronxville, NY - The bariatric surgery center at Lawrence Hospital Center has been accredited as a Level 1B facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that Lawrence Hospital Center has met the essential criteria that ensures it is fully capable of supporting a bariatric surgery care program and that its institutional performance meets the requirements outlined by the ACS BSCN Accreditation Program.
Bronxville, NY - Lawrence Hospital Center, in Bronxville, NY, received unanimous approval from the Public Health and Health Planning Council of NY State for its planned 3 story expansion. The proposed project, will bring radiation services to the hospital’s campus for the first time, provide for a new outpatient chemotherapy infusion center and replace the hospital’s six aging operating rooms with state-of-the-art all purpose operating rooms.
Bronxville, NY – Shirley Stagner, MSN, ONP, AOCNP has been appointed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Technical Expert Panel (TEP) for Prospective Payment System (PPS)-Exempt Cancer Hospitals Quality Measures Development.
Bronxville, NY - Lawrence Hospital Center has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program.
Bronxville, NY – Lawrence Hospital Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Bronxville, NY – Lawrence Hospital Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). It is now one of only a handful of Centers of Excellence in women’s imaging in all of Westchester County.
Bronxville, NY – Lawrence Medical Associates (LMA), a new multi-specialty physician practice affiliated with Lawrence Hospital Center in Bronxville, is expanding. According to Gerald A. Ridge, MD, Medical Director of LMA, the original group of board certified physicians in Internal and Geriatric medicine, has grown to include other specialists who are board certified in Internal Medicine, Oncology, and Cardiology.
Bronxville, NY – Lawrence Hospital Center has launched a new Guest Wireless Network. This free service offers wireless high-speed Internet access for anyone with a personal computer. As a courtesy, Lawrence is offering this capability to its physicians, patients, their families and visitors.
Bronxville, NY – Lawrence Hospital Center is pleased to announce the election of two new members to its Board of Governors. Michael A. McManus, Jr. is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Misonix, an Ultrasonic Medical Device Company. Nicholas A. Stephens is a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Edgewood Management LLC in New York City, where he serves on the firm’s investment and executive committees.