Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead unveiled its new on-site gym Oct. 4. The fitness facility, which features cardio machines and free weights, is exclusively for employees and serves as a platform for other Employee Wellness initiatives, hospital officials announced.
Dr. Agostino Cervone of Peconic Bay Medical Center jokes that he can tell what kind of surgery a person has had based on the size and location of a scar. In a few years, though, that will become harder to do thanks to the enhancements of laparoscopic surgery. READ
In a region where opiate addiction continues to worsen, there is no such thing as too much awareness when it comes to educating the public about the dangers of substance abuse.
“Epilepsy is what you have, not what you are,” reads a flier advertising monthly meetings of a Riverhead support group for people with the neurological condition. “Epilepsy is part of your life. It is not your whole life.” READ
Peconic Bay Medical Center is putting the finishing touches on a plan to build a three-story “critical care tower” on its property, doubling the size of its emergency room and adding a helipad to the roof, according to hospital president and CEO Andy Mitchell. READ
Peconic Bay Medical Center voted in 2015 to join forces with one of the country’s largest integrated healthcare systems, North Shore-LIJ.
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to approve nearly $6.5 million in federal funding for Peconic Bay Medical Center to install new generators and other improvements to guard against power outages at the hospital during storms like Sandy.
A lot of young boys grow up wanting to be baseball players.
Michael Ciminiello wasn’t necessarily one of them. READ