Honors and awards

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Northwell Health has received multiple national, state and local awards honoring its facilities, programs and clinicians.

Northwell Health is committed to excellence in all areas of its business, including clinical care, community outreach, research and providing an ideal workplace for its employees.

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Magnet Recognition: Long Island Jewish Medical Center

LIJ Medical Center has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) with a Magnet Recognition Program® designation.

Accreditation

2015 Stand Up for Patient Safety Award

Quality

Human Rights Campaign Foundation Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

In 2014, eight North Shore-LIJ Health System facilities were recognized  for providing inclusive and respectful care of LGBT patients and their families in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).  This annual survey is conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization.  The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Manhasset; Forest Hills Hospital; Lenox Hill Hospital; Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park; North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset; Plainview Hospital; Southside Hospital in Bay Shore and Staten Island University Hospital were cited in the index.

Cultural/Community

American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery Academic Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecologic Oncology and Gynecology: Huntington Hospital

Huntington Hospital has been designated as an Academic Center of Excellence for minimally invasive surgery in gynecologic oncology and gynecology by the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS).

This distinction is awarded to teaching hospitals that meet the highest standards of quality and safety for minimally invasive surgery.

Accreditation

New York Magazine names Lenox Hill physicians to "Best Doctors" list

Rankings

Regional Emergency Medicine Services of NYC EMS Agency of the Year

North Shore-LIJ Health System was named an EMS Agency of the Year by Regional Emergency Medicine Services of NYC.

Rankings

InformationWeek 500

North Shore-LIJ Health System was ranked in the top 250 of U.S. technological innovators in the 2013 InformationWeek 500.

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U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 2014-2015: Lenox Hill Hospital

Lenox Hill Hospital was ranked by U.S. News & World Report nationally in one adult specialty and high-performing in 11 adult specialties for 2014-2015:

  • Cardiology and heart surgery - #27 nationally
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Ear, nose and throat
  • Gastroenterology and GI surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology and neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology
Rankings

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Gold Stroke Quality Achievement Award: Franklin Hospital

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Quality Achievement Award has been given to Franklin Hospital, recognizing the facilities’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients received treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines.

Quality

Commission on Cancer Accreditation: Staten Island University Hospital

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation recognizes the quality of comprehensive cancer care available at a facility and means that patients have access to the full scope of services required to diagnose, treat, rehabilitate and support patients with cancer and their families. Staten Island University Hospital Sanford R. Nalitt Institute for Cancer and Blood Related Diseases has an academic comprehensive cancer program; continuously accredited since 1969.The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons recognizes cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients with its Outstanding Achievement Award (2011).

Accreditation

National Institute for Mental Health designated Clinical Research Center for Study of Schizophrenia: Zucker Hillside Hospital


Human Rights Campaign Foundation Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality - Lenox Hill Hospital

Lenox Hill Hospital has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” in the Healthcare Equity Index 2013. This annual survey is conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization. Lenox Hill Hospital has earned top marks for its commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients and their families, who can face significant challenges and barriers in securing quality healthcare.

Cultural/Community

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Gold Plus Stroke Quality Achievement Award: North Shore University Hospital

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Quality Achievement Award has been given to North Shore University Hospital, recognizing the facilities’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients received treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines.

Quality

Super Doctors® 2014

In 2014, 19 North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute physicians were named to the 2014 New York Super Doctors list. The number of doctors receiving this honor is limited to approximately five percent of the region’s active physicians.

The rigorous, multi-phase, selection process includes a survey of doctors, independent evaluation of candidates by research staff, peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute physicians selected for this list are:

  • Steven Allen, MD, Monter Cancer Center
  • Ruthee-Lu Bayer, MD, Monter Cancer Center
  • Stephanie Bernik, MD, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Thomas Bradley, MD, Monter Cancer Center
  • Daniel Budman, MD, Monter Cancer Center
  • Lauren Cassell, MD, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Peter Costantino, MD, New York Head and Neck Institute / Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Samuel Kenan, MD, North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute
  • Jonathan Kolitz, MD, Monter Cancer Center
  • Dennis Kraus, MD, New York Head and Neck Institute / Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Daniel Kuriloff, MD, New York Head and Neck Institute / Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Jeffrey Lipton, MD, PhD, Cohen Children’s Medical Center
  • Harry Raftopoulos, MD, Monter Cancer Center
  • George Raptis, MD, Monter Cancer Center
  • David Rivadeneira, MD, Huntington Hospital / Southside Hospital
  • David Samadi, MD, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Steven Schaefer, MD, New York Head and Neck Institute / Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Vincent Vinciguerra, MD, Monter Cancer Center
  • Lora Weiselberg, MD, Monter Cancer Center
Rankings

National Committee for Quality Assurance for Diabetes Care: Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

Division of Pediatric Endocrinology in Lake Success was recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for Diabetes Care.

Quality

National Quality Forum National Quality Healthcare Award

The North Shore-LIJ Health System is the proud recipient of the 2010 National Quality Healthcare Award from the National Quality Forum (NQF). Recognized for its ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, transparent, patient-centered healthcare, the health system is the first in the New York metropolitan area to receive this prestigious award. NQF, which works to raise standards for healthcare, presents this annual award to an organization that is a national leader in delivering outstanding quality-driven healthcare.

Quality

National Committee for Quality Assurance for Diabetes Care: Brightwaters Internal Medicine

Brightwaters Internal Medicine in Bay Shore was recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for Diabetes Care.

Quality

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 2014-2015: North Shore University Hospital

North Shore University Hospital was ranked by U.S. News & World Report nationally in one adult specialty and high-performing in 10 adult specialties for 2014-2015:

  • Neurology and neurosurgery - #48 nationally
  • Cancer
  • Cardiology and heart surgery
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology and GI surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology
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New York Magazine’s New York’s Best Doctors

A record total of 102 North Shore-LIJ physicians were listed in the 16th edition of New York Magazine’s annual “New York’s Best Doctors” issue. 

Rankings

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers: Huntington Hospital

Accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons, is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance. Huntington Hospital has been given this accreditation. 

Accreditation

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