NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Hosts Cocktails & Conversation Event at Carol H. Taylor Breast Health Center
Oct 1, 2018
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital hosted “Cocktails & Conversation” on October 17 at its Carol H. Taylor Breast Health Center. Hosted by Bronxville residents Lansing Martinelli, Jennie Jacobs, Wendy Fahy, and Mary Taylor Behrens, the event gathered 55 community members to tour the state-of-the-art Center, which received the 2018 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, and to hear from NYP Lawrence President Michael J. Fosina, MPH, FACHE and the Center’s Director, Lynn Chinitz, MD. The Center is named after Carol Hunter Taylor, mother of Mary Taylor Behrens and an active Bronxville resident for 42 years, whose extended family and friends helped contribute the seed money for the facility.
NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
Founded in 1909, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital has a long and well-established history of providing superior healthcare to the residents of southern Westchester County and its surrounding communities. The 288-bed hospital joined the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network in 2014 and offers a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, a renovated Maternity Department and an Emergency Department providing emergency care to approximately 42,000 people annually. A state-of-the-art comprehensive cancer center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons with Commendation, offers infusion, radiation therapy and support services. NYP Lawrence Hospital provides additional support and care to area residents through NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester, a multispecialty physician practice, as well as ColumbiaDoctors, the faculty practice of Columbia University Irving Medical Center. For more information, visit nyp.org/lawrence or call 914-787-1000.
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive healthcare delivery networks, focused on providing innovative and compassionate care to patients in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical school partners, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, ground-breaking research and clinical innovation.
NewYork-Presbyterian has four major divisions: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked #1 in the New York metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report and repeatedly named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation; NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network is comprised of leading hospitals in and around New York and delivers high-quality care to patients throughout the region; NewYork-Presbyterian Physician Services connects medical experts with patients in their communities; and NewYork-Presbyterian Community and Population Health features the hospital’s ambulatory care network sites and operations, community care initiatives and healthcare quality programs, including NewYork Quality Care, established by NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia and Weill Cornell.
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the largest healthcare providers in the U.S. Each year, nearly 29,000 NewYork-Presbyterian professionals deliver exceptional care to more than 2 million patients.
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