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‘Vote North’ helps the hospitalized have their say

By GREGORY ZELLER // Staffers at several Northwell Health hospitals are helping hospital patients cast absentee ballots, including patients who might not otherwise be able to vote. The all-volunteer “Vote North” effort actually began in 2018 at Northwell’s at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan; for Election 2020, the initiative has spread to seven health system hospitals, including Plainview Hospital and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. At NSUH, more than 70 staff members, from doctors to…


Northwell, Mount Sinai hospitals put their hearts in it

By GREGORY ZELLER // Long Island hearts are in very good hands – literally, when necessary. Two of the region’s busiest healthcare systems, operating some of Long Island’s most active hospitals, have earned high praise for their cardiac operations, ranging from emergency surgeries to postoperative discharge protocols. First up are a pair of Northwell Health facilities – Manhasset’s Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital and Bay Shore’s Southside Hospital – commended in a fresh New York State…


Island epilepsy centers earn national reaccreditation

By GREGORY ZELLER // The National Association of Epilepsy Centers has re-upped five Northwell Health epilepsy programs, including three on Long Island. The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Manhasset’s North Shore University Hospital, the Pediatric Epilepsy Center at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park and the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Lenox Hill Hospital, located in Manhattan, have all earned NAEC Level 4 reaccreditation. That designation means each center provides complex neuro-diagnostic monitoring, complete evaluations…