Saving Lives at 1,000 feet

Making a lifesaving $7 million investment, North Shore-LIJ Health System and Yale-New Haven Health have launched SkyHealth, a joint Helicopter Emergency Medical Services Program. The hospital-based air medical program will provide care for patients who need urgent care for major traumas, heart attack, stroke and other life-threatening conditions. To allow quicker and safer landings of medevac helicopters, North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) has built a rooftop helipad at the cost of $6.5 million, to ensure the best possible outcome for the region’s most vulnerable patients. NSUH is a verified Level 1 trauma center by the American College of Surgeons, the first hospital in the downstate region to receive this designation. Read More


New Brain Biotech Center

Through the Feinstein Institute’s new Brain Tumor Biotech Center, researchers are hoping for greater advancements in drug development, saying it will serve as an interactive hub for scientists, clinicians and biotech companies studying neuro-oncology. Read More


Children Surviving Cancer

Pediatric cancer survivors and their families gathered at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow for the third annual Les Nelkin Pediatric Cancer Survivors’ Day, hosted by Cohen Children’s Medical Center. Read More


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Northern Westchester Hospital

Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Plans Strong Future for Local Healthcare by Joining the North Shore-LIJ Health System

Northern Westchester Hospital and the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced that an agreement has been reached for the 233-bed Mount Kisco hospital to join the New York area’s largest health network. With a formal agreement signed, North Shore-LIJ will proceed to secure all necessary approvals to finalize the relationship, which is anticipated to occur in early 2015  Read More

Cancer Institute Opening

Ribbon Cutting Marks The Opening of an $84 Million Expansion at CFAM

Hundreds of donors, physicians and other supporters on Wednesday celebrated the completion of an $84 million expansion of the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute’s headquarters at the health system’s Center for Advanced Medicine (CFAM) at 450 Lakeville Road in Lake Success.  Read More

Helicopter Program

North Shore-LIJ, Yale-New Haven Health Launch New York Area’s First Hospital-Based Medical Helicopter Program

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced the launch of the New York area’s first hospital-based Helicopter Emergency Medical Service. The program, called SkyHealth, is a partnership with Yale-New Haven Health in Connecticut. Starting this Friday, patients of both health systems who need lifesaving care for major traumas, heart attack, stroke and other life-threatening brain injuries will receive emergency medical care by helicopter and be quickly flown to the most appropriate hospital.  Read More

Lenox Hill Autumn Ball 2014

Lenox Hill Hospital Celebrates a Year of Milestones,While Raising $1.6 Million for Programs and Services

Lenox Hill Hospital’s Autumn Ball raised $1.6 Million to fund the continuing growth and expansion of the renowned medical institution’s clinical programs that have been benefiting New Yorkers for 157 years. The evening, held at the American Museum of Natural History, also served as a celebration for the many milestones Lenox Hill Hospital continues to achieve across Manhattan. Star of stage, screen and film, Kristin Chenoweth added to the memorable evening with an intimate performance of quintessential New York standards.  Read More


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