American College of Surgeons

Old hospital rebranded, reinvigorated by $71M center

By GREGORY ZELLER // A half-billion-dollar investment is transforming Southside Hospital, a longtime Bay Shore healthcare stalwart, into a modern campus worthy of its Suffolk County responsibilities. So says Northwell Health, which this week updated its five-year, $500 million renovation plan for Southside – first opened in 1913, part of the Northwell system since 2005 and about to rocket into the 21st century as South Shore University Hospital. The rebranding becomes official in January; the…


Northwell Health lifer tabbed as chief revenue officer

By GREGORY ZELLER // Northwell Health may be laser-focused on providing top healthcare services, but as one of New York State’s largest commercial enterprises, it also needs to take care of business. To that end, the New Hyde Park-based company – New York’s largest health system (by number of providers and number of patients) and largest private employer (with 66,000-plus workers, and counting) – has named a new chief revenue officer: Gerard Brogan Jr., a…


NYU Winthrop’s blood-loss program a gain for civilians

By GREGORY ZELLER // Law enforcers, educators and other potential civilian responders to trauma situations are benefitting from an NYU Winthrop Hospital program built around a critical emergency skill. The literally named Stop the Bleed program is designed to educate anyone – civilian or otherwise – on field techniques for staunching blood loss. While certainly applicable to victims of automobile crashes or other accidents, Stop the Bleed is focused specifically on empowering citizens in a…