When Patti Damuck and her husband, Jay, spent a pair of summers on Shelter Island more than 35 years ago, they never imagined they’d make a life there.
Ms. Damuck had recently quit her job as a nurse at a busy city hospital in Connecticut and the couple was enjoying time spent traveling.
Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport earned the highest grade in Suffolk County for patient safety, according to a recently released report from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit that aims to improve the quality and safety of American health care.
As you walk the halls during the day at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, it’s hard to miss the volunteers dressed in salmon-colored jackets manning the front desk, shuffling throughout the facility and handing charts to nurses.
Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport recently announced the appointment of two colorectal surgery specialists: Dr. Roberto Bergamaschi and Dr. Paula Denoya. Both focus on minimally invasive surgery for colon cancer, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis, as well as surgical treatment of anorectal diseases. READ
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
The Village Board approved construction of a seawall at Eastern Long Island Hospital — but not without a lengthy discussion and a condition attached. READ
The Southold Town Police Department is asking for information from anyone who might have witnessed a motor vehicle incident on Front Street in Greenport Friday evening. READ
Eastern Long Island Hospital announced that its annual summer gala, themed “Under the Tuscan Sky,” on Aug. 13 raised over $285,000. READ
It’s not every day a patient goes to the hospital for treatment and ends up helping the hospital just as much as it helped them. But that’s exactly what happened after the Harold family visited Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport last July.
Patricia “Pat” Kiernan, who for more than a decade helped to raise millions of dollars for Eastern Long Island Hospital as a leader of fundraising and outreach efforts, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, family members said.
She was 63. READ