Michael Dowling

Feinsteins donate $25M (again) to Northwell research

By GREGORY ZELLER // The Feinsteins have gone Bed, Bath & Beyond the call of duty, once again. Susan Feinstein and her husband, Leonard, co-founder and co-chairman of the New Jersey-based national housewares chain, announced Friday a fresh $25 million donation to Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research – the health system’s busy Manhasset R&D hub, renamed in 2005 following the Feinsteins’ first $25 million gift. The new endowment will “further expand its research…


Northwell nabs seasoned exec for community effort

The former head of the nation’s largest public health system has taken a key role at New York State’s largest private healthcare provider. Ram Raju, former CEO of the NYC Health + Hospitals Corp., has been appointed senior vice president and community health-investment officer for the Northwell Health system. The senior VP will focus primarily on collaborations with outside community-based organizations, the health system said in a statement. Based in Manhattan, HHC is a public…


Practice (management) makes perfect at Northwell

Promising to “redefine the revenue cycle and practice management” for healthcare practitioners, Northwell Health has joined forces with a “specialist investment manager” to create a new management-services organization targeting physician practices. The New Hyde Park-based health system – New York State’s biggest healthcare provider and largest private employer – this week announced the launch of Formativ Health, which is “descended” from Northwell Health’s existing, best-in-class management-services organization, according to a Northwell statement. The health system…


Irish eyes smile on new Northwell partnership

By GREGORY ZELLER // A new collaborative agreement with blessings from on high in Ireland’s national government will pair startups from the Emerald Isle with some of Long Island’s top clinicians and healthcare-industry decision-makers – a two-way street with enormous commercialization potential. So say Great Neck-based Northwell Health and Enterprise Ireland, Ireland’s state-run economic-development agency focused on international exports. While the entities have already enjoyed two years of unofficial collaboration, they made it official Dec….


CSHL's Bruce Stillman

North Shore-LIJ, CSHL in cancer partnership

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and North Shore-LIJ announced a joint cancer research and treatment effort that is designed to speed the region’s most-promising research to patients. The affiliation will better connect researchers at CSHL and North Shore’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and provide patients for clinical trials of the latest treatments, linking scieentists with more than 200 oncologists at North Shore-LIJ’s Cancer Institute. Cold Spring Harbor CEO Bruce Stillman called the paertnership a “transformative…