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Home health care agency partners with CipherHealth to reduce preventable hospital readmissions, improve health outcomes for patients
October, 17th 2016 in Press Releases

Evidence-based studies show that strategically-timed follow-up calls to patients following hospital discharge are leading to reduced instances of preventable hospital readmissions, improved patient health and better management of chronic illnesses.  To help achieve these goals for our home care patients, VNS Westchester (VNSW) is partnering with the NYC-based health technology company, CipherHealth, to pilot a new patient outreach call program, “VNSW Care Call.” The 90-day pilot program was launched in September for VNSW’s patients.

July, 22nd 2016 in Press Releases

With over 600 employees and independent contractors, the Westchester Visiting Nurse Services Group, Inc. (WVNS Group), is a major healthcare employer in Westchester and adjoining counties. Recognizing the growing need for job development opportunities in healthcare, as well as in other industries in the region, WVNS Group is collaborating with a variety of organizations to help meet workforce needs for local job seekers and employers alike.

May, 31st 2016 in Press Releases

Timothy P. Leddy, President & CEO of the Westchester Visiting Nurse Services Group, Inc. (WVNS), parent organization of VNS Westchester and Westchester Care at Home, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Home Care Association of New York State (HCA) at their May 4th meeting in Saratoga Springs.

May, 25th 2016 in Press Releases

Timothy P. Leddy, President & CEO of Westchester Visiting Nurse Services Group, Inc. (WVNS), announced the appointment of Chris Cardone as its new Chief Financial Officer.

May, 24th 2016 in Events

More than 200 of VNSW's healthcare partners, business colleagues, friends, staff and Board attended our May 19, 2016 Spring Benefit Gala. Proceeds will help our agency continue to provide essential home healthcare services for over 10,000 people in Westchester, the Bronx, Dutchess, Putnam and Rockland counties.

April, 1st 2016 in Events

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VNSW Co-Sponsors "Quit" Classes with Scarsdale Medical Group
February, 8th 2016 in Events

As an extension of our Smoking Cessation Program for patients, VNSW is co-sponsoring a series of 4 classes in March with the Scarsdale Medical Group designed to help community residents stop smoking.  Conducted by our Tobacco Cessation Specialist, Sara Somerville, the class teaches participants skills and techniques to help them quit the habit for good, leading to improved health.

November, 19th 2015 in Press Releases

The Westchester Visiting Nurse Services Group, Inc. Board announced that Timothy P. Leddy was unanimously chosen to erve as the next President and CEO of the Westchester Visiting Nurse Services Group. In this role, he will assume leadership of the Group's affiliated agencies, VNS Westchester and Westchester Care at Home, effective immediately.

Agency Designated One of the Top Home Care Providers in the U.S.
November, 9th 2015 in Press Releases

VNS Westchester today announced that it has named a Top Agency of the 2015 HomeCare Elite™, a recognition of the top-performing home healthcare agencies in the United States. The prestigious award, sponsored by OCS Homecare by National Research Corporation and DecisionHealth, is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health profession.

October, 9th 2015 in Events

Representatives from healthcare, social service, nonprofit, and other community agencies serving Putnam and Dutchess counties are cordially invited to VNSW's Putnam Branch office 5th anniversary cocktail reception on Tuesday, November 10th, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm in our Putnam office in Brewster. Guest speakers include:  MaryEllen Odell, Putnam County Executive and Allen Beals, Commissioner, Putnam Co. Dept. of Health.