Northwell, NYC Health Break Ground on Queens Lab

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LITTLE NECK, NY — Northwell Health and NYC Health + Hospitals announced that work has started on a $47.7 million shared, centralized laboratory in Queens, which will enhance quality and patient service while reducing costs for both health systems and their hospitals. Located on Little Neck Parkway near 260th Street, the 36,000-square-foot, two-story lab will primarily …

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NewYork-Presbyterian Invests in Avizia Telemedicine

NewYork-Presbyterian, the largest hospital group in New York, has invested in a $6 million round in Avizia, a Virginia-startup developing telemedicine solutions for hospitals. The investment was made with venture capital firm HealthQuest Capital, which led the $6 million round. Avizia is redefining healthcare with the only end-to-end telehealth platform that combines industry-leading video devices …

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Vassar Brothers Medical Center to Build New Patient Pavilion

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Walsh/Consigli Joint Venture has officially begun construction of a new 696,000-square-foot patient pavilion for Health Quest at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. The seven-level patient pavilion will include 264 private patient rooms, 30 critical care rooms, a 66-room emergency department, 12 surgical suites, and a 300-seat conference center. The half-billion dollar pavilion is considered to …

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Columbia Medical Campus to Receive Irving Name

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NEW YORK — Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian announced that their shared medical campus in Washington Heights will be named for donors Herbert and Florence Irving. The Irvings have donated more than $300 million to the school and the campus will now be called Columbia University Herbert and Florence Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. …

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Montefiore, SBH Health Sign Letter of Intent

NEW YORK — Montefiore Health System and SBH Health System have signed a “Letter of Intent” (LOI) agreeing to explore a closer integrated relationship, further strengthening a partnership that has served the Bronx for years. The two health systems already have a long tradition of sharing the best elements of their unique strengths.  SBH’s Level …

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Mt. Sinai Opens New Imaging Facility in Queens

Mount Sinai Queens has opened Mount Sinai Queens Imaging, its new outpatient imaging facility. Mount Sinai Queens Imaging is located on the second floor of the new Ambulatory Pavilion, part of the hospital’s $175-million expansion that brings a new era of health care in Queens. Mount Sinai Queens Imaging offers the latest diagnostic equipment, including …

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Mount Sinai to Close Beth Israel Hospital

NEW YORK — The Mount Sinai Health System announced a plan for the sweeping transformation of Mount Sinai Beth Israel (MSBI) hospital in the Lower East Side. The hospital will close its 856-bed facility within four years and replace it with a new smaller facility with just 70 beds. Mount Sinai said it will invest …

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NYU Langone Receives $10 Million Gift

NYU Langone Medical Center held its 25th annual KiDS of NYU Langone Springfling Gala earlier this week at The Plaza Hotel. This year’s event was emceed by Master of Ceremonies Hoda Kotb, co-host of NBC News’ “TODAY” show, and honored Catherine S. Manno, MD, and her husband Bruno V. Manno Jr., MD. Dr. Catherine Manno addressed …

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NY-Presbyterian to Sponsor Lincoln Center

NEW YORK –– The world’s leading performing arts center, Lincoln Center and NewYork-Presbyterian, New York City’s top hospital, announced a new collaboration making NewYork-Presbyterian the Official Hospital of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA). It is the first time LCPA has designated a hospital as a wellness sponsor. The sponsorship will kick off with …

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Uber to Offer Rides to Patients at Hackensack Medical

HACKENSACK, NJ — Uber has formed a first-of-its-kind partnership to provide access to convenient, reliable transportation for staff, patients, and visitors of Hackensack University Medical Center. This groundbreaking initiative will integrate Uber’s ridesharing services throughout the hospital experience. HackensackUMC will assist in supporting the cost of Uber trips home from the medical center for those …

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Skansa to Expand Westchester Medical Center

Skanska has signed a contract with Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY to build a new Ambulatory Care Pavilion on the existing hospital campus. The contract is worth $140 million. Skanska will build a 26,000 square meter, eight-story Ambulatory Care Pavilion, which will include a new ambulatory operating room suite, imaging center, lobby, physician office …

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NYU Med Launches New Spine Center

NEW YORK — Back pain is one of the most common medical complaints, affecting 8 out of 10 individuals at some point in their lives, according to the National Institutes of Health. Although most back pain subsides on its own, persistent problems can be signs of a more serious medical condition and can create a cascade of …

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