Orange Regional Medical Center joins NY BioHud Valley campaign

| 15 Feb 2012 | 11:21

    Group seeks to attract biotech industry to the Hudson Valley NEW WINDSOR — Orange Regional Medical Center, which serves thousands of patients throughout the Hudson Valley from its new main hospital campus in the Town of Walkill and several outpatient locations, has been named a founding member of NY BioHud Valley. Founding members support the unifying efforts by the biotech industry in the Hudson Valley. The NY BioHud Valley campaign is designed to reinforce that the Hudson Valley is the epicenter of the biotech industry in New York. “A responsibility of a regional health care provider is to partner with industry to impart clinical input to help develop new therapies, devices and assistive technologies,” Scott Batulis, Orange Regional Medical Center President and CEO, said in the press release announcing the decision. “This ultimately helps to improve patient care, outcomes and quality of life for patients. Orange Regional Medical Center sees a tremendous opportunity to accomplish breakthroughs in health care biotechnology by being a major clinical collaborator with the technology and pharmaceutical business sectors through NY BioHud Valley.” The NY BioHud Valley partners with the county, state and federal government levels to provide an environment allowing biotech/pharmaceutical companies in the lower Hudson Valley to expand while also attracting new businesses into the region by showcasing the existing infrastructure, highly educated work force, proximity to world-class research, ready access to venture capital and competitive real estate opportunities. This past August, Orange Regional opened a seven-story, 383-bed, state-of-the-art hospital; the first new hospital in New York State in over 20 years. The new hospital on East Main Street in Middletown is close to the intersection of Interstate 84 and Route 17 and has replaced the two old hospitals - Arden Hill in Goshen and Horton in the City of Middletown. About HVEDC The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation represents seven counties in Hudson Valley. This public-private partnership markets the region as a prime business location to corporate executives, site selection consultants and real estate brokers. HVEDC also helped start the branding and promotional effort for NY BioHud Valley. For more information or to review available business sites, visit or call CEO Mike Oates at 845-220-2244.