PRLog (Press Release)
Blythedale's visitors toured the new inpatient hospital building.
- Aug. 10, 2012 -
VALLHALLA (August 2012) – On Tuesday, August 7, Blythedale welcomed senior staff members from the Washington, DC offices of Senator Charles Schumer (D – New York State) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D – Westchester/
Senator Schumer’s Senior Legislative Assistant for Health Meghan Taira, and Congresswoman Lowey’s Legislative Director Chris Bigelow and District Representative Sonal Shah toured Blythedale’s new inpatient building and saw first-hand the Hospital’s inspiring work with medically fragile children.
Pictured left to right, Blythedale Chief Medical Officer Joelle Mast, Ph.D., M.D., Chris Bigelow, Meghan Taira, Blythedale President & CEO Larry Levine, and Sonal Shah.About Blythedale Children’s Hospital
As New York’s only freestanding, specialty children’s hospital, Blythedale Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health status and quality of life of children with complex medical illnesses and disabling conditions through superb multi-disciplinary patient care, teaching, research, and advocacy programs. Blythedale’
s board-certified physicians, nurses, and other clinical staff (social workers, respiratory therapists, clinical pharmacists, Child Life specialists, etc.) and New York State’s largest hospital-based pediatric therapy department (PT, OT and Speech) work together to provide intensive and innovative multi-disciplinary clinical and therapeutic care to help children achieve their medical and rehabilitative goals for independent living, and return to their communities. Blythedale is also the only Hospital in New York State with its own, on-site public school district, the Mt. Pleasant Blythedale Union Free School District. For more information about Blythedale Children’s Hospital, visit http://www.blythedale.orgPhoto: