An 11th hour agreement between Eastern Long Island Hospital management and a union representing health care professionals prevented a further standoff after union members picketed outside the Greenport hospital Thursday, July 12. READ
Standing in the street outside Eastern Long Island Hospital chanting through a megaphone, Sharin Thomson repeated “What do we want?”
Each time a chorus of voices responded “Contracts!” READ
I’m Dr. Lawrence Schiff. I’m the chairman of emergency medicine at Eastern Long Island Hospital. I’m also the regional medical director for EMS on the North Fork of Long Island.
I’ve been here for the last 15 years as head of the department. READ
If you’re a senior, you may well be seeing more doctors now in a single year than you did during all the previous years of your life combined.
Many seniors develop more health issues and take more medication as age increases and area doctors see that not just as an inevitability of the body breaking down, but as the result of no longer maintaining an active lifestyle. READ
This year’s harsh flu season, with a significant increase in reported cases nationwide over previous years, has not spared the North Fork. READ
Eastern Long Island Hospital raise nearly $16,000 during its inaugural 5K Walk/Run on Sept. 10 at Breeze Hill Farm & Preserve in Peconic.
An Eastern Long Island Hospital nurse who specializes in emergency management earned a prestigious designation of Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional. READ
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.