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 …

Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Underway

The Huntington Hibernians’ St. Patrick’s Day celebration is underway, all online and available through the month. Instead of marching along Main Street in Huntington this past weekend, the Hibernians and their activities can be seen by clicking this link. This year the festivities, on display Read More …

Reicherts Donate to Caregiver Program

The Reichert family has made a naming gift to extend Huntington Hospital services for local caregivers including the creation of the Reichert Family Caregiver Center. Medical needs can extend well after a patient is discharged from the hospital, which can prove a challenge for family Read More …

$400,000 Raised for Northwell Women’s Health Programs

Nearly $400,000 was raised for women’s health at Northwell Health’s 28th Annual Katz Institute for Women’s Health Virtual Luncheon and Fashion Event presented by the Partners Council for Women’s Health. The event — attended virtually by more than 300 supporters — was hosted by Rosanna Read More …

Medical Experts on Coronavirus: Be Cautious But Don’t Panic

Local medical experts are watching the coronavirus outbreak while urging Long Islanders to take precautions but not panic. Dr. Andrew Patane, an internal medicine specialist at the NYU-Langone Huntington Medical Group, Wednesday emphasized the need to rely on standard health practices, such as washing hands Read More …