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 …

Northwell Program to Identify Human Trafficking Victims Expands

Northwell Health and five other major health systems around the country will study ways to identify victims of human trafficking. The program, which trains hospital personnel to spot the signs that a person who seeks medical treatment has been trafficked  was initiated three years ago Read More …

Huntington Hospital Appoints Senior Director of Development

The new senior director of development at Huntington Hospital has the responsibility of fundraising money to better the local health institution with different campaigns and goals. Formerly the executive director of Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES) at NYU Langone Health in Manhattan, Read More …

Engeman Theater Hosting Concert to Support Local Vets

The John W. Engeman Theater will host a special concert performance by the American Bombshells to celebrate and support local veterans and active members of the military. On Monday, June 17 at 8 p.m., the American Bombshells, a modern-day twist on the Andrews Sisters, will Read More …

Get Rid of Your Unused Medications the Right Way on Drug Take Back Day

Northwell Health will be opening up 12 locations that will participate in this year’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27. Community members are encouraged to drop off their unused and expired medications to dispose of them in a safe and clean way. Read More …

Northwell Health Named to Diversity List

Northwell Health, which includes Huntington Hospital,  has been named one of Fortune magazine’s most diverse companies in the country,  the only New York health care organization to make the 2018 list. Northwell ranks 80th on the annual 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity list, a partnership between Fortune and Great Place Read More …

Hiring: Healthcare Jobs

The healthcare field can be rewarding, in more ways than one. Here are a few opportunities in the Huntington area. Entry Level Walgreens, Huntington Station Pharmacy Technician Prepare prescriptions and answer customers’ questions. You would use the cash register, phone, and computer, as well as Read More …

Huntington Hospital Gets New Executive Director

 Nick Fitterman, MD, Northwell Health’s vice chairman of medicine, has been named the new executive director of Huntington Hospital.    An internal medicine physician and hospitalist by training, Fitterman began his medical career at Huntington Hospital in 1992. Dr. Fitterman was the head of hospitalists at Huntington Hospital before Read More …

Huntington Hospital Unveils New Maternity Center

Huntington Hospital unveiled its new state-of-the-art Center for Mothers and Babies Tuesday morning. It is set to officially open on Oct. 17. The facility will better address the needs of new mothers with 19 private rooms featuring individual showers and sleeper sofas for mom’s significant Read More …