Crowds Jam Downtown for Holiday Spectacular

The Huntington Holiday Spectacular returned to Wall Street on Saturday, welcomed by enthusiastic crowds who packed downtown for a parade and lighting of the 65-foot Christmas tree. Briefly considered for relocation to Heckscher Park after two years of appearances on Wall Street, the spectacular was Read More …

Huntington Hospital Achieves Top Patient Safety Rating

Five Northwell hospitals on Long Island, including Huntington, have earned an “A” rating for patient safety, Northwell said Wednesday. The national distinction recognizes a health system’s commitment to patient safety and achievements in promoting best outcomes. The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization, assigns an Read More …

Fundraiser for Dolan Center to Honor Laura and Xavier Palacios

Laura and Xavier Palacios will be honored at a fundraiser on Nov. 4. The Social will benefit  the Dolan Family Health Center.  The pair has been active in supporting residents throughout Huntington; he is a trustee for the Huntington school district and she has been Read More …

Huntington Expert Explains Polio and Value of Vaccinations

The recent diagnosis of a case of polio in Rockland County has raised concerns and questions about the disease but an expert at Huntington Hospital says that the high vaccination rate should protect the population. Dr. Adrian Popp, head of the infectious diseases department at Huntington Read More …

Huntington Hospital Earns FIve-Star Rating

Huntington Hospital was one of seven Northwell Health hospitals to receive four-star or better ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, announced last week. Huntington had the highest possible rating of five stars, with Glen Cove Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, Mather Hospital in Port Jefferson, North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, Northern Westchester Hospital 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 …

HuntingtonNow Wins Award for Covid-19 Coverage

HuntingtonNow won an award for Covid-19 coverage in the Fair Media Council Folio Awards celebration Friday in Woodbury. The story, For Covid-19 Long-Haulers, Online Therapy Group Provides a Refuge, focused on a Covid-19 patient whose life was upended by Covid and how a Huntington Hospital Read More …

After Winter Inactivity, Take These Steps to Avoid Injuries

Dr. Adam Bitterman, chair of orthopedic surgery at Huntington Hospital, warns us to take care when returning to physical activities after spending the winter on the couch. 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 …

Huntington Hospital Adds Trees to Mark Births

Northwell hospitals plan to plant 30,000 trees to celebrate the 30,000 babies born at Northwell hospitals in 2021. Huntington Hospital was one of the participating hospitals, along with Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park;  Long Island Jewish Forest Hills in Queens, Northern Westchester Read More …

Cardiac Specialist Brings New Technique to Huntington Hospital

A  heart specialist has brought a new technique to Huntington Hospital from his work elsewhere at Northwell Health. Dr. Gaurav Rao, the director of interventional cardiology at Huntington, said that he has used the technique, called coronary intravascular lithotripsy, at North Shore University Hospital. It Read More …

Dolan Health Center Moving to New York Avenue

The Dolan Family Health Center will move out of its Pulaski Road location to New York Avenue in Huntington Station next spring, Huntington Hospital said Thursday. It will be renamed the Northwell Family Health Center at Huntington, said Dr. Nick Fitterman, executive director of Huntington Read More …