Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices, P.C., a Palliative Care Practice

Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices, P.C., offers Palliative Care services for people living with a serious long-term illness. We help provide relief from symptoms and the stress of the disease process. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for both patient and family.

What We Are
  • A consultative service providing specialist-level care.
  • A service provided in a variety of settings: office, home, nursing home, and assisted living as well as independent living facilities.
  • A team that consists of a physician, nurse practitioner, and licensed clinical social worker.
What We Do
  • Make recommendations regarding symptom and pain management.
  • Facilitate communication and treatment options between physicians and specialists.
  • Conduct goals of care discussions and advanced care planning.
  • Improve and maximize the quality of life for patients and their families.
  • Prescribe medications to help alleviate pain and manage symptoms.
Who Would Benefit From a Referral?
  • Patients with chronic illness.
  • Patients with multiple hospitalizations.
  • Patients with poorly controlled symptoms such as pain, nausea, constipation, fatigue, dyspnea, depression, and agitation.
  • Patients with a need for Advanced Care Planning/MOLST forms.


Medical Doctor

Lisa Sager, MD

Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices

Dr. Sager not only serves as Team Physician Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices. Additionally, she is currently working as a Primary Care and Palliative Medicine Physician at Health Quest Medical Practice, and also holds a certification from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Her entire career has been dedicated to ensuring that patients who are at the end of their life receive the best and most compassionate care possible.

She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from SUNY Binghamton, as well as a Doctor of Medicine from the SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse. Dr. Sager currently resides in Highland, NY.

Nurse Practitioner


Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices

Marsha is an ANCC board-certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and holds a certification as an Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse through the HPCC. She has a background in providing care across multiple settings, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, corrections, telehealth, and hospice.

She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Oberlin College and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Boston College. Currently, she lives in Poughkeepsie.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Randee McArdle, LCSW

Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices

Randee is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices palliative care program. In her role, Randee conducts psychosocial and needs assessments with all patients, examining how their illness has impacted their physical, social, and emotional life. Randee attempts to be a bridge for patients to community resources, social supports and homecare needs as well as assist patient and families with advanced care planning. Additionally, as a Clinical Social Worker, Randee can offer short-term psychotherapy services as well as refer patients for longer-term therapeutic support. Randee works alongside the Palliative Care MD and Nurse Practitioners.

Randee has a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Tufts University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the State University of New York at Albany. She has worked in the field of social work and mental health since 2003.


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Schedule an Appointment Today

Call us today at 845-240-7557 to schedule an appointment!

Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices, P.C., offers appointments at their offices located at MidHudson Regional Hospital, 1 Webster Avenue, Suite 402B in Poughkeepsie, and for the home bound, wherever they call home, their own home, senior living, assisted living or nursing home.

To schedule an appointment, please call 845-240-7557.