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Nearly 60 high school students from Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties recently completed a rigorous multi-year, four-week summertime academic program offered by the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell designed to increase the diversity of the healthcare workforce by exposing young scholars to careers in the medical field...


Fifteen Northwell Health hospitals have earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® ?" Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award...


Nine Northwell Health facilities will be participating in this year’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 28, which is an opportunity for people to take unused and expired prescriptions and safely remove them from their homes...


Sixteen Northwell Health chefs competed in a “Chopped”-like challenge at Glen Cove Hospital to mark national nutrition month and sharpen their skills for preparing delicious and nutritious food to their patients...


Two heart transplants were performed this month at Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital in Manhasset, the first ever on Long Island, coinciding with the release of a new state report on noteworthy achievements at several Long Island institutions that perform complex heart procedures.


For the seventh consecutive reporting period, a newly released state Department of Health (DOH) report showed Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center in New Hyde Park with the state’s best outcomes for certain types of open-heart surgery...


Northwell strengthens neurology services

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Under the direction of Souhel Najjar, MD, Northwell Health has become a top regional destination for neurological care. Besides serving as the health system’s senior vice president and executive director of neurology and chair of neurology at Lenox Hill Hospital and Staten Island University Hospital, Dr...


For Eddie Reyes, an RN and EMT lead instructor, Northwell Health’s medical mission to help the hurricane-ravaged residents of Puerto Rico became intensely personal the moment he landed in San Juan...


Northwell Health employees who returned from hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico late Thursday after a 15-day deployment to render medical assistance described an island still without basic necessities but found a resilient population making the best of a bad situation...


Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center today announced the opening of a state-of-the-art endoscopy suite that provides the most up-to-date procedures in space that is five times larger than where the procedures were previously performed within the hospital...


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