Huntington Hospital Recognized for Senior Care

Huntington Hospital has been recognized for its care of older adults.  It also was one of 16 Northwell hospitals honored for its treatment of heart disease and stroke patients. The hospital was ranked at the highest level, Age-Friendly Health System Hospital at the Committed Care Read More …

Huntington Hospital Celebrates a Life With a Moment of Gratitude

  A lot of people doing just the right thing at just the right moment earlier this year saved the life of a Huntington woman, who, with her family, members of the Halesite Fire and Huntington Bay Police Departments, and staff of Huntington Hospital celebrated Read More …

Hospital Names New Chief Nursing Officer

 Huntington Hospital has appointed Marie Mulligan as chief nursing officer. Northwell Health said that she would play a key role in overseeing all inpatient and outpatient nursing staff. She will be accountable for approximately 1,100 employees who achieved Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing Read More …

Huntington Hospital Unveils ‘Food as Health’ Program

Huntington Hospital unveiled its Food as Heath program Tuesday, designed to ensure that nutrition is part of a patient’s return home. Dr. Nick Fitterman, executive director of the hospital, numerous staffers who work in patient  care nd nutritional services, and several town officials participated in Read More …

Huntington Hospital Recognized for Nursing Care

Huntington Hospital has once again won a Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The award recognizes excellence in nursing. Huntington is the only hospital with a fifth consecutive designation on Long Island, making it the first in the Northwell health system, second in Read More …

Huntington Hospital Adds Accreditations in Stroke, Cancer Care

Huntington Hospital has received accreditation in two areas of care, becoming the first hospital in the Northwell Health system to achieve the recognition. The hospital is also the first on Long Island to be recognized as part of the National Accredited Program for Rectal Cancer, Read More …

Chamber Members Get Updates on Huntington Hospital

Business leaders heard from Dr. Nick Fitterman, executive director of Huntington Hospital, review some of the experiences at the hospital, in a talk Wednesday at the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast. Fitterman told the crowd gathered at the Paramount about plans for the Read More …

Happening This Week: School Budgets, Hospital Update

Monday: The Huntington school board convenes at 7:30 p.m. at the Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School, 50 Tower St., Huntington Station, to adopt the next school budget. The meeting can viewed on Youtube. Tuesday: The Huntington Town Board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Read More …

Huntington Hospital Names New Orthopedic Chair

Huntington Hospital has appointed Adam Bitterman, DO, chair of orthopedic surgery. Bitterman is an orthopedic surgeon and an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He is a foot and ankle specialist and has a focus Read More …

Huntington Hospital Thanks Engeman Theater for Support

The EngemanTheater donated 244 tickets to “Rock of Ages” recently to workers at Huntington Hospital. Dr. Nick Fitterman, executive director of Huntington Hospital, presented a plaque to staff of the Northport theater to thank them for the tickets. The theater donated the tickets as a ‘thank Read More …