Oceanside, NY, October 02, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- A new name for a 90-year-old community institution critical to 900,000 residents of the South Shore has been approved. South Nassau Communities Hospital will now operate as Mount Sinai South Nassau to reflect the 455-bed hospital's new partnership with the world-renowned Mount Sinai Health System.
The Mount Sinai South Nassau name emerged following a study by an outside consulting firm and from discussions among South Nassau and Mount Sinai leadership.
"This new name reflects our new partnership with Mount Sinai while recognizing the long history of South Nassau and its ties to the South Shore communities we have served for more than 90 years," said Richard J. Murphy, President and CEO of Mount Sinai South Nassau. "While the hospital has a new name, our legacy of serving this community and providing patients with extraordinary health care will only grow stronger as a result of our partnership with Mount Sinai. Our patients will now also have access to highly specialized physicians, clinical trials, and a wide range of new services as we grow the partnership with Mount Sinai."
"The rebranding will create a clear and consistent identity with the Mount Sinai Health System brand and reflects a shared vision and collective goal to provide the highest quality of care to patients on Long Island," said Arthur Klein, MD, President of the Mount Sinai Health Network. "Mount Sinai South Nassau is positioned to expand access to innovative approaches in patient care, treatment, and research to the communities of Long Island."
The Mount Sinai Health System includes more than 400 ambulatory practices and other community locations, and more than 7,000 primary and specialty care physicians, as well as 200 physicians and other experts at 11 multidisciplinary practices based on Long Island. Combined with Mount Sinai South Nassau's roster of approximately 900 physicians and 22 ambulatory practices, Long Islanders now have access to a vast continuum of community-based specialty physician practices, including cardiology, internal medicine, primary care, men's and women's health, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, cancer care, and many other services.
Mount Sinai South Nassau is in the midst of a $400 million long-term strategic growth initiative that will transform its Oceanside and Long Beach campuses. Expansion projects that it plans to commence within the next 36 months include construction of a four-story Southwest Addition, a three-story parking structure, and a $40 million Medical Arts Pavilion at its Long Beach campus.