Four years in the making, the affiliation between Eastern Long Island Hospital and Stony Brook Medicine is now official.
The Greenport hospital will now be known as Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital after clearing the final regulatory hurdle Monday, marking a new beginning for health care on the North Fork and Shelter Island. READ
Leaders with Eastern Long Island Hospital had hoped to pick a partner organization by the end of May, but the Greenport hospital’s board of directors has instead decided to continue negotiations with a pair of the area’s largest health entities before making a final decision.
The board is now hoping to make that decision by mid-July. (more…)