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 …

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 …