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Northwell leaders named to Mather Hospital’s Board of Directors

PORT JEFFERSON, NY —

Kevin Beiner, Roger A. Blumencranz and Ralph Nappi, three members of Northwell Health's leadership team, have been named to the Mather Hospital Board of Directors.

Kevin Beiner has served various leadership roles at Northwell Health. Currently, he is the senior vice president and regional executive director for the Eastern Region, which includes Southside Hospital, Huntington Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, Plainview Hospital, Syosset Hospital, South Oaks Hospital, Mather Hospital and Peconic Bay Medical Center. As regional executive director, he develops and oversees implementation of strategic plans to achieve patient satisfaction, quality, operational and financial goals for the region's hospitals and business areas. He is also responsible for coordinating activity within the region, building physician partnerships and identifying new opportunities for growth and investment.

Previously, Mr. Beiner was the deputy regional executive director for the Northwest Region, overseeing Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and Lenox Health Greenwich Village, Northwell's standalone emergency department. In this role, Mr. Beiner enhanced the patient experience, providing a safe and appropriate environment of care while seeing efficiencies and growing market share.

A member of Crain's New York Business 40 Under 40 in 2012, Mr. Beiner is a preceptor and adjunct lecturer at St. Joseph's College in New York. He holds a bachelor's degree from Stony Brook University and an MBA in health services management from Hofstra.

Roger A. Blumencranz is a Managing Director of BWD Sports and Entertainment, an NFP Company.

Mr. Blumencranz has been a member of the Northwell Board of Trustees since 1980. He is Chair of both the Education and Insurance Committees, and serves as a member of the Finance Committee. He is a member of the Joint Board of Overseers for the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Mr. Blumencranz is Chairman of the Board of the Northwell Health Captive Insurance Company, Regional Insurance Company, Hamilton, Bermuda.

He is a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ralph Nappi is executive vice chair of Northwell Health's board of trustees, with health system responsibilities. Previously, he served as president of the Northwell Health Foundation, where he worked to cultivate private charitable support for programs, endowments and facilities. He was responsible for establishing charitable partnerships with the region's leading individuals, corporations and foundations.

Mr. Nappi has been associated with North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) for more than three decades. He is a former chairman of the NSUH board of trustees.

Mr. Nappi is the former chairman of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. As a board member, he has helped guide the work of many organizations including Healthcare Trustees of New York State, Variety Children's Lifeline, Volunteer Trustees of Not for-Profit Hospitals, Cornell University Medical College, and the Nassau-Suffolk Health Systems Agency. He was a founding director of the Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation. In addition, Mr. Nappi is past chairman of the Institute for Student Achievement, founding chairman of the Nassau County HIV Commission and vice chairman of the Ryan White Planning Council.

Mr. Nappi holds an undergraduate degree from Hofstra University and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School.

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About Mather Hospital
Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. In 2013, Mather earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather has received the top "A" rating for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group for two consecutive ratings periods. Mather also was ranked 21st out of almost 250 hospitals in New York State in U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals rankings. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org or "Like" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matherhospital.

About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State's largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We're making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.

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