Peconic Bay Medical Center cleared its final hurdle for state approval of a new cardiac care center.
New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker signed off on the plan to establish two cardiac catheterization laboratories, electrophysiology suites and a rooftop helipad at the Riverhead hospital, which is part of Northwell Health, according to a press release from the hospital on Tuesday.
Despite a recommendation to approve Peconic Bay Medical Center’s application for a cardiac catheterization lab in favor of one proposed for Southampton Hospital, a committee of state Public Health and Health Planning Council members has approved both proposals. READ
When the Peconic Bay Medical Center board chose to merge last April with what is now known as Northwell Health, it meant the end of the East End Health Alliance. READ