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Celebrating Five Years of Advanced Care Excellence: Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center Reaches a Milestone
Date:9/11/2009

s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. "I am very pleased to say that in five years we have touched the lives of almost 100,000 children and will help even more over the next five years and beyond."

Growing to Meet a Critical Need

The region's demand for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital's wide variety of services is continues to increase. This fact is realized through the hospital's daily inpatient rate, which has averaged well over 90% since the hospital opened.

To meet this growing regional need and to help heal more children, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital has embarked on a number of recent growth projects. For example pediatric emergency department beds were added last year, new in-patient beds were added this year and plans to add even more beds are under development. Moreover, the hospital has enhanced the depth and breadth of its clinical services with the addition of several new staff members and the enhancement of advanced pediatric specialty services, including neurosurgery, oncology, cardiology, solid organ transplantation, otolaryngology and many others.

"For the Health and Well-Being of All the Children in the World"

The hospital is named for Maria Fareri, a young girl from Greenwich, Connecticut, that passed away after an attack of rabies. The hospital is the only advanced care facility of its kind named for a child and was built through the inspiration provided by Maria's own wish expressed in a school project: "For the health and well-being of all the children in the world."

As an advanced care, all-specialty healthcare center, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center is a tertiary facility, treating the region's most complex childhood conditions. In fact, the hospital's case mix index reflects one of the highest acuity rates in the entire nation.

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