Dowling Named Top Healthcare Leader in U.S.

Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health, has been named the country’s most influential healthcare leader by Modern Healthcare magazine. The publication announced its annual list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” in its Dec. 5 issue. Modern Healthcare’s ranking is determined 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 …

Northwell Funding Helps Move Holiday Spectacular Back to Wall Street

The Huntington holiday spectular will be back on Wall Street this year, thanks to support from Northwell Health. The Huntington Village Business Improvement District and Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth announced Friday morning that the event, with its 65-foot multimedia Christmas tree, provided by Looks Great Read More …

National Grid Grant Boosts Northwell Nutrition Program

Northwell Health welcomed a $300,000 grant from National Grid Friday that will go toward nutrition through the Dolan Family Health Center as well as other programs. Northwell’s Nutrional Pathways Program, which works with Island Harvest, provides nutritional counseling and support sessions to those in need. Read More …

Schools, Northwell Partner on Student Mental Health

Northwell Health and several local school districts have partnered to offer students who need urgent mental health care an alternative to a visit to a hospital Emergency Room. The Cohen Children’s Northwell Health Behavioral Health Center at Commack  is Northwell’s first pediatric behavioral health urgent care 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 …

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 …

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 …

On Land and Sea, Parades and Other Holiday Celebrations

The holiday season is fast approaching, with boat and street parades, road runs, Menorah and Christmas tree lightings, the arrival of Santa and more. The Huntington Holiday Spectacular gets underway Nov. 27 on Wall Street and continues through Jan. 2, featuring music, lights and some surprises.  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 …

More Sites to Conduct Covid-19 Rapid Tests

Dozens of sites will be conducting rapid Covid-19 tests in an effort to help the economy reopen quickly, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday. Twenty-five sites were scheduled to open around the state on Thursday under the New York Forward Rapid Test Program. Another 10, Read More …