Organizational History and Profile
In August of 1996, Health Star Network, Inc. (d/b/a Stellaris Health
Network was formed by Northern Westchester Hospital, (Mt. Kisco, NY) and
White Plains Hospital Center (White Plains, NY). In March, 1997,
Lawrence Hospital Center (Bronxville, NY) joined the Network and in
October, 1997, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center (Sleepy Hollow, NY)
joined the Network.
In 2000, the Network sponsored the formation of an Emergency Medical
Service (EMS), which provides municipal paramedic services to nearly one
third of Westchester County, New York. In addition, Starnet Emergency
Services (d/b/a Westchester EMS) also provides ambulance and related
services for the Stellaris hospitals, individual clients and other
In 2001, HealthStar Network, Inc. began operating under the trade name
of Stellaris Health Network.
Based in Armonk, NY, Stellaris Health Network is managed by Sharon M.
Lucian, President and CEO.
Together, the organizations set an agenda for working together to
accomplish goals that, alone would be more difficult (or impossible) to
Strategic goals for Stellaris include cost reduction initiatives such as
supply chain management of consolidated business functions such as joint
insurance procurement programs and the implementation of a
state-of-the-art information system and clinical initiatives such as the
sponsorship of an Emergency Medical Service (EMS).