The merger of Peconic Bay Medical Center and the newly rebranded Northwell Health won’t mean the local hospital will play second fiddle to the bigger health system, said Northwell president and CEO Michael Dowling.
Instead, it’s bringing the hospitals together as one “family.”
The name “Riverhead Recreation and Senior Department” doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but residents might soon have to get used to it.
Five months after the board of Peconic Bay Medical Center voted to join North Shore-LIJ, the state has given final approval for the two to merge, according to a press release. READ