Northern Dutchess Hospital
Putnam Hospital Center
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Health Quest Medical Practice
Health Quest Urgent Care
Health Quest Affiliates
Health Quest is the Hudson Valley’s largest integrated family of hospitals and healthcare providers, delivering the highest quality care across a variety of service lines, including Cancer Care, Cardiac Care, Orthopedics, Neurosciences, Women’s and Children’s Services and Surgical Services.
Our family includes three awarding-winning hospitals—Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie—plus multiple Health Quest Medical Practice (HQMP) primary care and specialty locations, two Health Quest Urgent Care locations for walk-in urgent care and affiliates including Hudson Valley Home Care and The Heart Center.
Northern Dutchess Hospital (NDH) is a 68-bed acute care, community hospital located in beautiful Rhinebeck, NY. NDH provides a comprehensive range of emergency, medical, and surgical services offered through various specialty departments including the Bone and Joint Center, Neugarten Family Birth Center, Emergency Department, Women's View Montgomery Street Health Annex, Dyson Center for Women's Imaging, Breast Care Center, Center for Healthy Aging, Zipser Surgical Center, Sosnoff Cardio- Diagnostic Center, Outpatient Nutrition Department, Nasal and Sinus Center, Arthritis Center, NDH Sleep Disorders Center, Paul Rosenthal Rehabilitation Center, Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, and our medically-based Fitness Center. Nationally recognized, the hospital's Maternity service line celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2010 and maintains a five-star rating for the sixth year in a row in 2013 from HealthGrades, an independent healthcare ratings company. The Orthopedics department also received a 5-star rating for total knee replacement for the seventh year in a row 2013 and the third year in a row in 2013 for total hip replacement from Healthgrades. Northern Dutchess Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission. It also holds the NY State Department of Health Stroke Center Designation. For rehabilitation services, the Paul Rosenthal Rehabilitation Center has consistently achieved the Top Performer Award from Uniform Data System. A complete and updated list of achievements can be viewed by visiting www.health-quest.org/quality.
Putnam Hospital Center (PHC) is a 164-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital offering the highest quality medical, surgical, psychiatric, pediatric and obstetrical/gynecological care, as well as 24 hour emergency services. PHC serves a population of more than 150,000 men, women and children who live and/or work in Putnam, northern Westchester and southern Dutchess counties. It is Putnam County’s largest employer with a staff of over 360 highly qualified physicians, surgeons and allied health professionals and approximately 1000 other employees. PHC provides a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services offered through various specialty departments that include the Orthopaedic Institute at Putnam Hospital Center, the Wagner Cancer Pavilion, the Cohn-Artzt Ambulatory Surgery Center, the Birthing Center, Emergency Department, PHC Imaging Center with ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Partial Hospitalization Program for mental health, Blood Management Program, The Center for Wound Healing, PHC Sleep Disorders Center, Pain Management Program and four Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation satellite facilities. Nationally recognized, Putnam Hospital Center received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award in 2013 from Healthgrades, an independent healthcare rating company, as well as clinical awards. Accredited by the Joint Commission, New York State Department of Health and New York State Office of Mental Health, Putnam Hospital Center has been designated a New York State Department of Health Stroke Center. A complete and updated list of achievements can be viewed by visiting www.health-quest.org/quality.
Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC) is a 365 bed facility that has been serving New York's Mid-Hudson Valley since 1887. Located on the banks of the Hudson River, Vassar Brothers has established centers of excellence in cardiac services, cancer care and women and children's health services. As a regional medical center, Vassar houses the area's first and only cardiothoracic surgery center between Westchester and Albany and delivers more babies than any other hospital between Manhattan and Montreal. Vassar has a state-of-the-art birthing center with private luxury maternity suites, each with a striking view of the Hudson River and a newly renovated and expanded outpatient cancer center. The Dyson Center for Cancer Care is designed to accommodate patients and their families while providing infusion therapy, radiation therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and a wide variety of support groups. Vassar Brothers has the only level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the Mid-Hudson Valley and the only dedicated Pediatric Unit. The Medical Center houses the Center for Advanced Surgery, one of the most sophisticated operating rooms in the world and one of only a handful in the United States. The Vassar Brothers Wound Care Center, intended for the treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds, has one of the highest healing rates in the country. To its south is the Vassar Brothers Medical Mall, located at the intersection of Interstate 84 and Route 9. The facility houses the Fishkill Ambulatory
Surgery Center, the Vassar Brothers Imaging Center, which offers CAT scans, bone densitometry and mammography, Radiation Oncology and the Vassar Brothers Center for Sleep Medicine. VBMC has been recognized by Healthgrades many times for its excellence in cardiac surgery and has been deemed one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery three years in a row (2012-2014). Healthgrades has also recognized VBMC’s excellence in other fields, including critical care, stroke care, pulmonary care, surgery and treatment of medical issues like sepsis and gastrointestinal conditions. A complete and updated list of achievements can be viewed by visiting www.health-quest.org/quality.
Health Quest Medical Practice (HQMP) is a multi-specialty medical group focused on delivering quality health care to the residents of the Hudson Valley. Our caring physicians have set a standard of excellence through our passion and our commitment to patient centered care. HQMP offers access to specialists in Breast Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Perinatology, Pulmonary Medicine, Behavioral Health as well as Family Practitioners in offices conveniently located throughout our region. HQMP is unique, as we are a system of hospitals and physicians working collaboratively to provide continuity of care no matter where you are treated. Our extensive network, which includes Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center, represents the region's premier health care system. This special relationship of hospitals and physicians provides our physicians with access to the latest technology, and our patients with the strength of our collective resources, knowledge and compassion.
Hudson Valley Heart Center (HVHC), the area’s premier cardiology practice located throughout the Hudson Valley, has partnered as an affiliate of Health Quest, the area’s premier integrated family of healthcare providers. This partnership offers patients the most advanced cardiac care available with a more integrated experience by providing services at both the office and hospital level. This deeper integration of inpatient and outpatient cardiovascular providers fosters the creation of expanded specialty offerings, negating the need to travel outside the area for advanced care. Health Quest and HVHC’s combined Cardiovascular Care offerings now include a more extensive range of services, from consultations to follow-up care. The partnership also brings together award-winning care. Among top quality achievements, Hudson Valley Heart Center was presented with the distinguished Bridges to Excellence (BTE) Recognition Award, bestowed upon cardiology practices that achieve established performance thresholds. HVHC is one of only 11 cardiology practices in the entire nation to achieve this esteemed credential, and the only one in New York State. The award is endorsed by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) based on thresholds established jointly by the ACC and BTE.
Hudson Valley Home Care is a Licensed Home Care Agency serving Dutchess, Putnam, Ulster, and Orange Counties. We are a Medicare Certified Agency serving Dutchess County. We provide multidisciplinary services to a wide population from infants to the geriatric population. Our hiring process adheres to a comprehensive screening process and we pursue continuous quality improvement through in-home supervision and annual performance evaluations. We also provide in service education to maintain high standards of staff development. We are accredited by The Joint Commission.
Once in a while we all encounter minor afflictions that don't require a trip to the emergency room, but can't wait for a doctor's appointment, either. Health Quest's walk-in urgent care centers are the perfect-and fast-solution for such cases. Conveniently located in LaGrangeville and Wappingers Falls, Health Quest's Urgent Care Centers offers urgent medical care from the highest-quality physicians, all of whom are trained to give state-of-the-art treatment for minor, non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses.
Altogether, Health Quest delivers immediate, compassionate care, using the latest medical technology, to more than one million people in Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, Putnam and northern Westchester counties. Health Quest was also recently named the “most recognized Hospital System in the Mid-Hudson River Valley Region (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Ulster counties)” by Healthgrades®, a leading hospital ratings organization.