A hospital on Long Island has been renamed.
South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside is now Mount Sinai South Nassau.
South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside and the Mount Sinai Health System have finalized a partnership, making South Nassau Mount Sinai’s flagship hospital on Long Island.
in a move designed to bring advanced-level health care to the South Shore of Nassau County and to Long Island. South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside becomes part of the Mount Sinai Health System, one of the largest academic health systems in the nation.
“Our collective goal is to provide the highest quality of care to patients on Long Island,” said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, president and CEO of Mount Sinai Health System.
“Mount Sinai is a world-class institution with a leading medical school, and this affiliation will allow our patients to have access to some of the top physicians and most advanced treatments available,” said Richard J. Murphy, South Nassau’s president and CEO.
As part of the relationship, Mount Sinai will provide $120 million to help expand South Nassau’s campus and services, including plans for a new four-story addition in Oceanside with an expanded Emergency Department and new intensive care beds and surgical suites.
South Nassau’s Board of Directors announced its plans with Mount Sinai in January 2018 after having signed a nonbinding letter of intent in May of 2017.
During the past 10 months, Mount Sinai and South Nassau have worked together to prepare to combine Mount Sinai’s academic, clinical, and research expertise with South Nassau’s community-based care, particularly in the areas of heart and cancer treatments.
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