Tag: Northwell Health

Northwell Health Introduces Gamma Knife Icon to Cancer Institute

Northwell Health will cause fewer headaches while treating brain tumors now that Long Island’s largest hospital system installed the latest stereotactic radiosurgery system.

Hire Education: Class of 2018 Enters Changing Job Market

While healthcare has become LI’s biggest and fastest-growing sector, employers are less fixated on applicants’ areas of study and more focused on how they rate in soft skills.

Michael Dowling of Northwell: Long Island’s Largest Employer

During his tenure as CEO, the healthcare system has opened medical and nursing schools in conjunction with Hofstra University; launched the state’s first provider-owned insurance plan; and expanded into Greater New York.

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Opens New Center in Riverhead

The center, which is the first Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care on the North Fork, offers a variety of services to patients, including treatment for colds, flu, minor skin lacerations and sports injuries as well as x-ray and lab services.

Bethpage Federal Credit Union Acquires Northwell Health Federal Credit Union

Bethpage Federal Credit Union acquired Jericho-based Northwell Health Federal Credit Union on Friday in a merger worth more than $7.4 billion, the two institutions jointly announced Friday, May 19, when the consolidation took effect.

Hofstra Medical Students Mark First Anniversary of Free Northwell Health Clinic

Hofstra University medical students and faculty recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of launching a free clinic in Queens to provide basic care to uninsured patients in a joint venture with Northwell Health.

Northwell Health Buys Jones Beach Theater Naming Rights

Long Island-based hospital system Northwell Health bought the naming rights to Jones Beach Theater, the popular seasonal concert venue that was previously known as Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, officials announced Monday.

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Opens In Lynbrook, Expanding Long Island Footprint

Northwell Health-GoHealth opened an urgent care center in Lynbrook, which expands its Long Island footprint to 16 communities.

Cuomo: Obamacare Repeal Would Hurt Nearly 300K Long Islanders

At the state level, the economic impact of the Affordable Care Act’s repeal would mean a loss of $595 million. According to the governor, New York’s counties have been able to directly use the additional federal Medicaid funding through Obamacare to lower property taxes.

Trump’s Repeal Of Obamacare Would Profoundly Impact Long Island

It’s too soon to know what Trump or the incoming Republican Congress will replace Obamacare with, but it’s not too early to discuss what’s at stake: the capability of health care providers and local hospitals to provide adequate coverage for patients, the Island's means of effectively tackling its unremitting heroin epidemic, and the sustainability and future of the region's health care economy overall—which grew by 25,000 jobs since the law was passed, with 218,000 currently employed within the health care industry throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, according to the New York State Department of Labor.