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Mount Sinai South Nassau ‘Truth in Medicine’ Poll: Women Under 50 Are Most Stressed Out as Holidays Approach, New ‘Truth in Medicine’ Poll Finds Over 20 percent of these women say they turn to alcohol and drugs to relieve tension
Work-related stress rated as “high” among 48 percent of residents who work outside of the home

Posted: 11/26/2019

Women under 50 are the most stressed out as the holidays approach, with 61 percent saying their stress level is high or very high, according to the latest ‘Truth in Medicine’ poll of New York metro area residents. Stress increases across the board during the holidays, with 46 percent of those polled reporting high or very high levels of holiday-induced anxiety. During non-holiday periods, 31 percent overall rate their stress as very high (5 percent) or high (26 percent). As for specific factors that caus...

Important Public Notice: Mount Sinai South Nassau Emergency Room Entrance Temporarily Relocated To Oceanside Road

Posted: 11/21/2019

Beginning Monday, November 25, the main entrance to Mount Sinai South Nassau Emergency Department (ED) on Nassau Parkway will be relocated to Oceanside Road during a four-month period of construction. The road to the current entrance on Nassau Parkway will be closed to ambulances and self-transported patients. All Emergency Room vehicular traffic will be directed to the new temporary entrance located on the east side of Oceanside Road south of Oswald Court and north of Nassau Parkway. The construction wo...

South Nassau Is Renamed Mount Sinai South Nassau Long Island Flagship Hospital of the Mount Sinai Health System

Posted: 9/25/2019

A new name for a 90-year-old community institution critical to 900,000 residents of the South Shore has been approved. South Nassau Communities Hospital will now operate as Mount Sinai South Nassau to reflect the 455-bed hospital’s new partnership with the world-renowned Mount Sinai Health System. The new name was approved by the trustees of both hospitals and by the New York State Department of Health and New York Secretary of State. The change becomes effective immediately. The Mount Sinai South Nassau...

Signature Bank Executive John Tamberlane Named Honoree of South Nassau’s 2019 Soirée Under the Stars Rehabilitation Specialist Dr. Ricardo Cruz & Emergency Room Nurse Manager Tracy Thorn Also to Be Honored

Posted: 8/7/2019

Signature Bank co-founder and vice chairman John Tamberlane will be the honoree of South Nassau's 2019 Soirée Under the Stars’ gala to be held Saturday, September 28th at The Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor, NY. The hospital also will honor Ricardo (Eric) Cruz, MD, director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Tracy Thorn, RN, nurse manager, Emergency Department, who will be presented with the hospital’s Mary Pearson and the Cupola awards, respectively. The Mary Pearson Award, named in honor of th...

US News & World Report 2019 Rankings Names South Nassau Among Top Regional Hospitals in New York Urology Department Ranked 35th Nationally

Posted: 8/1/2019

South Nassau is ranked No. 20 among the 170 hospitals in the state of New York, as well as No. 20 among the 118 hospitals in the New York metropolitan area in the U.S. News & World Report's latest Best Hospitals rankings. The hospital’s Division of Urology was ranked 35th nationally. Several other specialties ranked “high performing,” including diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, and orthopedics, and South Nassau also was ranked “high performing” for two procedures and co...

South Nassau ‘Truth in Medicine’ Poll: Eighty percent of parents think vaping is addictive; 63 percent think it is unsafe 56 percent oppose vape shops in their community
85 percent are concerned their kids are curious about vaping

Posted: 6/25/2019

Eighty percent of parents think vaping is addictive, and 63 percent think that it is unsafe. And, when asked whether or not they support vape shops in their community, 56 percent of parents said they oppose them, and 32% support allowing them to open, according to the latest South Nassau ‘Truth in Medicine’ Poll , sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Twelve percent answered they are not sure. Eighty-five percent of metro area parents are concerned that kids under 18 are curious about vaping, which...

South Nassau’s Center for Breast Health Earns National Re-Accreditation

Posted: 6/14/2019

South Nassau’s Center for Breast Health has been granted a three-year, full re-accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). The Center earned its initial NAPBC accreditation in 2013 and was re-accredited in 2016. To achieve the re-accreditation, South Nassau demonstrated its compliance with standards established by the NAPBC to provide the best possible care to patients with diseases of the breast. The standards include proficiency in the areas of center lea...

South Nassau’s Supporters Raise Nearly $600K for Emergency Room Expansion Campaign at Annual Golf Outing Most Successful Event of Its Kind in Hospital’s 90-year History/Outing Sold Out Three Courses, Hosted Nearly 400 Golfers

Posted: 5/23/2019

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 35th Annual Golf Outing held Monday, May 20, raised nearly $600,000 with an estimated net of $400,000, a new record for the annual outing, surpassing last year’s record by 25 percent. All proceeds raised benefit the hospital’s Emergency Department’s Expansion Campaign. South Nassau’s supporters from local business, civic and community groups flocked to the popular outing, which is the largest and most successful hospital golf outing on Long Island. Three premiere cours...

Hero Nurse Helps Save Man in Lynbrook Movie Theater South Nassau Nurse, Lynbrook Police Officers, Fire Department & First Responders Revive Victim on Easter Morning

Posted: 5/2/2019

Shyvonne Allen-Ibitoye woke up Easter morning intent on going to church. In an act that would soon hint of “divine intervention,” that plan changed when her 17-year-old son asked if they could go to see the 11:55AM screening of Shazam! at the Lynbrook Regal Multi-Plex, then go to church in the afternoon. Mrs. Allen-Ibitoye, of Springfield Gardens, Queens, a registered nurse who serves on the Telemetry Unit at South Nassau Communities Hospital, agreed and took her son to the movie. DeShawn Mason, a 48-yea...

Travelers Urged to Move Up Measles Inoculations for Young Children Before Passover/Easter

Posted: 4/17/2019

As public health officials in New York monitor an aggressive outbreak of measles, medical experts at South Nassau and the Nassau County Department of Health urged residents and families to move up measles inoculations for their young children or get inoculated if they haven’t already done so before traveling to be with relatives and friends to celebrate Passover and Easter observations. Infants normally inoculated at one year can receive their first dose of measles vaccine at 6 months and receive the sec...

South Nassau Recognizes Volunteer for 25,000 hours of Service Rockville Centre Resident Started ‘Compassionate Listener’ Program; Other Volunteers Also Recognized at Annual Event

Posted: 4/12/2019

On Wednesday, April 10th, South Nassau recognized Mrs. Susan Keller for devoting more than 25,000 hours of service to comforting the hospital’s patients during her more than 21 years of volunteering and for her role in founding the hospital’s Compassionate Listener program. Mrs. Keller was among a group of volunteers honored for their service at the hospital’s annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, which was attended by a host of local civic leaders, elected officials and South Nassau board members. A re...

35th Annual Golf Outing to Honor Local Real Estate Developer and South Nassau Veteran Builder/Planner May 20th Event to Raise Funds for Emergency Department Expansion; Largest Hospital Golf Outing on Long Island to Be Held on 3 Prestigious Courses

Posted: 3/5/2019

South Nassau Communities Hospital has named board member and Manhattan-based real estate management and investment executive Anthony Ponte and long-time facility and planning leader Bill Ulrich as co-honorees of its 35th Annual Golf Outing to be held Monday, May 20. The outing will be held at three of Long Island’s most prestigious and challenging venues: The Seawane Club, Hewlett Harbor; Rockway Hunting Club, Lawrence; and The Rockville Links Club, Rockville Centre. All net proceeds will benefit expansi...

South Nassau ‘Truth in Medicine’ Poll: More than one-third of parents are not aware of CDC recommendations to vaccinate against HPV, a potentially cancer causing disease 37% of parents do not plan to or are not sure if they will vaccinate all of their children

Posted: 1/29/2019

More than one-third of metro area parents are not aware of CDC recommendations to vaccinate against human papillomavirus (“HPV”), a potentially cancer causing disease, according to the latest South Nassau ‘Truth in Medicine’ Poll, sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Sixty-one percent of parents have or plan to vaccinate all of their children while 37% percent of parents do not plan to or are not sure if they will vaccinate all of their children against HPV. When asked why they do not plan to vacc...

South Nassau Appoints New Chief Nursing Officer Long Beach resident brings more than 20 years’ experience in nursing and patient care

Posted: 1/25/2019

South Nassau Communities Hospital has named Stacey A. Conklin, RN-BC, MHCDS, NE-BC, a resident of Long Beach, NY, as its chief nursing officer (CNO) and senior vice president of patient care services. Ms. Conklin joins South Nassau after serving as the vice president of patient care services and CNO at the Mount Sinai Health System’s New York Eye & Ear Infirmary. “Stacey is an energetic leader who is focused on improving patient outcomes,” said Richard J. Murphy, South Nassau’s President. At each poi...

South Nassau earns National Awards for Perinatal Care, Surgical Care, Home Care, Imaging & More in 2018 Hospital records strong achievements for performance, quality

Posted: 1/14/2019

South Nassau Communities Hospital continued its tradition of excellence in 2018 by earning top awards and certifications in a wide range of patient care specialties. “South Nassau’s commitment to innovation and quality patient care makes these achievements possible,” said Richard J. Murphy, president & CEO at South Nassau. “I am extraordinarily proud of our team of more than 3,500 healthcare professionals and thank them for their dedication to excellence.” The awards for safety, quality and service e...

South Nassau President & CEO, Richard J. Murphy, Takes on Statewide Leadership Role as Chair of Healthcare Association of New York State

Posted: 1/7/2019

South Nassau Communities Hospital President and CEO Richard J. Murphy has been elected chair of the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) Board of Trustees and appointed to the Association’s Executive Committee for a two-year term that began January 1. HANYS’ volunteer Board of Trustees is responsible for managing the association’s activities. The association is the statewide advocate for more than 550 non-profit and public hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies, and other health care or...