South Nassau Communities Hospital

South Nassau sets $130M addition, upgrade

South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside announced plans to construct a 58,000-square-foot addition at its southwest corner, featuring 24 additional beds – doubling the emergency department’s current capacity – and modernized operating theaters, replacing emergency ORs that are, in some cases, over 40 years old. The estimated $130 million project will also upgrade the hospital’s emergency electrical system and construct a new energy-efficient central utility plant with auxiliary heating and air-conditioning systems, while plans also…


Medical Arts Pavillion

In Long Beach, the art of medicine

BY GREGORY ZELLER Expect the “hospital without beds” coming soon to the site of the former Long Beach Medical Center to be a bastion of Long Island-based technology. While South Nassau Communities Hospital officials stress they’re in the earliest planning stages, the new Medical Arts Pavilion – to rise on the site of the defunct medical center, which was shuttered in 2012 by Hurricane Sandy – is likely to be stocked with state-of-the-art technologies, including…