Despite a recommendation to approve Peconic Bay Medical Center’s application for a cardiac catheterization lab in favor of one proposed for Southampton Hospital, a committee of state Public Health and Health Planning Council members has approved both proposals. READ
For residents in Riverhead and Southold towns, health care received a major boost in 2015 when both local hospitals, just months apart, announced mergers with two of the largest integrated health care systems in the country. READ
Between evolving dress codes and a shift to electronic record keeping, Cathy Sepko, R.N., has adapted to considerable change during her 40-year career in nursing at Eastern Long Island Hospital.
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. And if you’re reading this column, it’s likely that you or someone you know has been affected by the disease, which is the nation’s second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths.
Has someone in your family had glaucoma, making you curious if you carry the genetic disease as well?
Dr. Lawrence Buono, of North Shore Eye Care, is here to help. On Thursday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon, the opthamologist will offer free glaucoma screenings at Eastern Long Island Hospital.
The entrance to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file)
Less than a week after PBMC Health publicly announced its plans to join North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health Center, the East End Health Alliance voted to begin the process of breaking down the three-hospital relationship formed seven years ago.
Alliance chair Patricia Stewart, a board member with Southampton Hospital, confirmed news of the agency’s decision on Thursday afternoon. (more…)
The entrance to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. (Credit: file photo)
Officials from Stony Brook Medical Center and North Shore-LIJ medical care systems confirmed reports Thursday that they are in affiliation talks with both Peconic Bay Medical Center and Eastern Long Island Hospital.
The news comes two years after Southampton Hospital announced that it’s been in talks with Stony Brook. (more…)
Area hospitals are equipped and ready to act should a patient needing to be treated for the Ebola virus walk through their doors. (more…)