Huntington Hospital Receives Awards for Stroke, Heart Care

Huntington Hospital has received two awards from the American Heart Association for its care of stroke and heart attack patients.  The AHA recognized the hospital with the Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award and the Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Achievement Award for implementing Read More …

Letter: Anxiety Amplifies Covid-19 Conflicts on Masks, Vaccines

It’s hard to find people willing to bend on the COVID-19 debate about whether masks or vaccines should be mandated. On one side, there’s the belief we must do what’s best for society. For these folks, that means wearing masks, social distancing and vaccinating anyone Read More …

Huntington Hospital Limits Visitation Because of Covid-19 Spread

Huntington Hospital is limiting visitation because of the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases. Dr. Michael B. Grosso, hospital medical director, said that the increasing spread of the virus means the hospital is seeing more Covid-19 patients admitted, either because they are primarily ill Read More …

Huntington Hospital Gets $500,000 Donation

The DezyStrong Foundation has pledged  $500,000 toward cancer  treatment at Huntington Hospital. Founded by the late Matthew “Dezy” DiStefano, the organization says it provides “opportunities for individuals with cancer to have access to experiences that directly affect a positive mental well-being.” The $500,000 gift pledged Read More …

Number of Covid-19 Patients at Huntington Hospital On the Rise

The number of Covid-19 patients at Huntington Hospital has doubled in recent days, Dr. Nick Fitterman, executive director, said Monday, increasing from 5 to 10. He said that nine of the 10 current Covid-19 patients were not vaccinated against the disease. “There’s a growing voice Read More …

Huntington Hospital Awarded Top Rating

Four Northwell Hospitals, including Huntington Hospital, have been ranked in the top 50 in medical specialty areas, according to US News & World Report. Huntington Hospital was ranked 10th-best in the state and 12th in the region, and its orthopedics (44th) program achieved national status Read More …

Grandmother of 11 Beat Covid-19, Pancreatitis

Huntington Hospital celebrated a visit Tuesday from a grandmother of 11 who recovered after a six–month bout with a near-fatal case of pancreatitis. Alisa White, 61, of Wyandanch, was admitted to South Shore University Hospital with severe pancreatitis in January, after surviving a prolonged hospital Read More …

Huntington Hospital Starts Wellness Initiative for Staff

Huntington Hospital’s Emergency Department has begun a wellness initiative for staff, with the intention of “improving mental health and decreasing stress and burnout” according to the hospital. The idea for a staff wellness initiative came from the strain that workers faced during the height of Read More …

Couple Donates $1M to Huntington Hospital

 Huntington native Douglas Partrick, owner of Heatherwood Luxury Rentals, and his wife, Violetta, have donated $1 million to Huntington Hospital. Partrick, who was born and raised in Huntington, has deep ties  to Huntington Hospital. His mother, Virginia, volunteered at the hospital for 30 years, compiling Read More …

Splashes of Hope Brings Color and Comfort to Huntington Hospital

Artists with Splashes of Hope created 22 pieces of art that were donated Friday to Huntington Hospital’s Mother and Baby Unit. Splashes of Hope is a non-profit public charity dedicated to transforming the environments of hospitals and healthcare centers with custom designed hand-painted murals. The Read More …

Subaru Donates to Huntington Hospital

Three Subaru dealerships recently donated $129,420 in proceeds from Subaru’s Share the Love program to three Northwell Health programs. Grand Prix and South Shore Subaru made a $75,794.47 donation to support the efforts of Northwell Health’s Community and Population Health team to address the impact Read More …

Huntington Hospital Opens Wound Care Center

Huntington Hospital has opened a specialized wound care and hyperbaric medicine treatment center. The new center provides outpatient care for patients with non-healing wounds, including millions of Americans with diabetes or circulatory problems who develop non-healing wounds that limit their activity or even threaten their Read More …