In 1909 William Van Duzer Lawrence recognized the need for an outstanding community hospital after his son fell ill with appendicitis and had to be transported by baggage car to New York City. Following his son’s complete recovery, he purchased the land and donated the funds to build Lawrence.
Today, Lawrence is a leader in stroke care as the hospital has been designated a New York State Stroke Center by meeting stringent requirements for speed and quality of care. Lawrence has also won important certifications as Breast Imaging and Bariatric Centers of Excellence.
Throughout Lawrence, patients and visitors will find a commitment to compassionate service and the pursuit of excellence. Lawrence’s laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists. And, Our Cancer Care program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons with Commendation. In addition, the hospital’s Cardiology program includes an accredited Echocardiographic Laboratory by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiographic Laboratories.
Lawrence is accredited by The Joint Commission. And, the hospital is fully licensed by the New York State Department of Health.
Hospital for Special Surgery is the nation’s leading specialty hospital for orthopedics and rheumatology. People come to HSS from all over the world seeking the best possible medical care. Professional specialties include: Anesthesiology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Nursing, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pain Management, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physiatry, Podiatry, Radiology & Imaging, Rehabilitation, Rheumatology.
Best Hospital, Best Results — HSS is nationally ranked #1 in orthopedics, #3 in rheumatology, and #16 in neurology by U.S.News & World Report(2010-2011). HSS has been top-ranked in the Northeast for both orthopedics and rheumatology for the 20th consecutive year. In addition,Consumer Reports ranked Hospital for Special Surgery the best hospital in New York City according to their patient satisfaction study. Because an infection can be a devastating outcome for an orthopedic patient, Hospital for Special Surgery takes infection control extremely seriously and is proud of the recognition received for our significantly low infection rates.
Unmatched Experience — Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery is the nation’s oldest orthopedic hospital. More than 25,000 surgical procedures are performed annually. HSS performs more hip surgeries and more knee replacements than any other hospital in the nation. Every HSS surgeon who specializes in joint replacement performs more than 320 operations every year. Compare this to the fact that, nationwide, 5 out of 6 hip replacements are done by surgeons who perform fewer than 50 per year.
Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System) is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer. With 21 hospitals and nearly 450 outpatient practices, we serve 8 million people in the metro New York area and beyond. Our 61,000 employees work to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. And we offer health insurance through CareConnect.
White Plains Hospital is a leading healthcare provider in Westchester County and home to many renowned programs and services. The Hospital offers much of the technology and specialty care usually found at large teaching hospitals, combined with an exceptional patient experience.
At White Plains Hospital your care, comfort and safety are our greatest concerns. Whether it’s a common illness, a broken leg, or cardiac emergency, it’s good to know that White Plains Hospital offers all the care you need and want, close to your home. White Plains Hospital’s programs includes:
- The Center for Cancer Care, the first freestanding cancer center in Westchester County, expanded in 2016 to accommodate the growing number of cancer experts, complementary therapies and services.
- The Orthopedics Program at White Plains Hospital, comprised of board-certified physicians utilizing advanced technologies to deliver superior care in renovated facilities.
- The Maternity Program at White Plains Hospital, including the William & Sylvia Silberstein Maternity Center and The Charles A. Mastronardi Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, one of the most advanced NICU units in the tri-state region for the tiniest of patients.
- Westchester County’s first NY State designated Regional Stroke Center.
- Two, state-of-the art Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.
- The Flanzer Center for Emergencies and Critical Care to handle a wide range of adult and pediatric emergencies. For less severe illnesses and injuries, the Hospital also offers an Urgent Care Center located at White Plains Hospital Medical & Wellness in Armonk.
The Regional Emergency Medical Services Council of New York City, Inc., is a not-for-profit, tax exempt corporation created in 1974, whose function is to improve and coordinate emergency medical services in New York City. In 1976 the Council was designated by the Commissioner of Health of the State of New York as the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council of New York City under Article 30 of the Public Health Law.
The Regional Emergency Medical Services Council of New York (REMSCO), is responsible to the State of New York for coordinating medical services in all five boroughs of New York City. The Council was established and designated to be the policy and administrative authority within the New York City region.
The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC, pronounced “nice”) is a non-profit organization working with the New York State Department of Health to improve healthcare statewide through health information technology. NYeC works to help the state achieve the Triple Aim by developing policies and standards that support the utilization of health IT, assisting healthcare providers in adopting and effectively using electronic health records, and leading the development of the Statewide Health Information Network for New York, or the SHIN-NY, a health information exchange network that connects healthcare providers statewide.
Your Center for Customized Health Care
Parker Jewish Institute has evolved into a nationally recognized 527-bed, non-profit center for the health care and rehabilitation of adults, and a comprehensive network of community health care programs for adults. It is also a leading academic campus for the training of health care professionals, and an important research center for studies related to aging.
Parker has developed an extensive network of community health care programs and services, including: social adult day care, home health care, community/inpatient hospice, medical house calls, senior are management, dialysis, medical transportation, Parker Care choices and Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands.
AgeWell New York
AgeWell New York is committed to meeting the health care coverage needs of the communities we serve. Our plan options support our member’s independence, and help manage their health and personal care needs to maintain their overall well-being to encourage them to live well, feel well and age well in New York.
We’re all about your health and your health care coverage
From the healthiest of seniors, to those with complex medical conditions requiring long-term care, AgeWell New York has you covered. Affordable and quality health care coverage includes getting what you need to improve and maintain your overall health and well-being. What’s important to our members is important to AgeWell New York. We strive to provide you with health care coverage to support your health and independence, save you money, and give you flexibility in choosing a health plan that’s right for you. Our plans are available to those in Westchester, Bronx, New York (Manhattan), Queens, Kings (Brooklyn), Nassau, and Suffolk counties.
AgeWell New York is a New York State authorized Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) Plan. Our goal is to help people with chronic illnesses and those with disabilities needing health and long term care services, live safely and independently in the comfort of their home.
Healthcare Association of New York State — The Value of Membership, the Power of Association.
HANYS works to ensure every New Yorker has access to affordable, high-quality care. We advance the health of individuals and communities by providing leadership, representation and service to not-for-profit and public hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare organizations throughout New York state.
HANYS advocates in Albany and Washington on behalf of our members and the healthcare needs of New Yorkers. We engage with policymakers, agencies, community partners, the media and more, while collaborating frequently with regional, state and national associations. We also provide education, data analysis, quality improvement initiatives and operational assistance to our members and partners.
Together, HANYS’ advocacy and analysis, our business services and our educational events help healthcare leaders and other professionals navigate healthcare reform and achieve the Triple Aim of better care, better health and lower costs.
Hofstra University’s Master of Health Administration offers an innovative applied-based curriculum in health services administration and management for future health and health care leaders. The program draws on the expertise and resources of academic-based faculty and, uniquely, executives from some of New York’s leading health care institutions to enrich students’ academic experiences and provide them with a theoretical and applied foundation in health services administration. Emphasis is placed on business management and organizational theories and practices, policy strategies, leadership principles, and financial and other business considerations as they relate to health and health care services and the development of effective communication and critical thinking skills. The MHA program offers students a wide array of field-based internships and practical capstone experiences, as well as opportunities to collaborate with other health professionals at Hofstra University and in the greater New York City and Long Island communities.
· The MHA program is one of the graduate programs in Hofstra University’s School of Health Professions and Human Services, which is fast becoming a national leader in preparing students to meet the growing demand for healthcare professionals. Students have access to a rich variety of resources including: graduate programs in health administration, health informatics, public health, occupational therapy, sports science, speech-language pathology and audiology, and counseling and mental health professions; thriving student organizations such as Future Healthcare Leaders, Society of Public Health Advocates, and others; and a distinguished faculty who are award-winning, well-published practitioners and scholars actively involved in research.
Friends of HLNY
Bon Secours Charity Health System (BSCHS), a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), includes Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY, and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY. The system also provides the services of Good Samaritan Home Care, a certified home-health agency; Schervier Pavilion and St. Josephs Place, long- and short-term care facilities; Mount Alverno Center, an assisted-living and adult-home facility; and several off-site medical programs. In addition, the system includes the Bon Secours Medical Group, BSCHS’ regional network of more than 50 primary care and specialty practices, all providing residents of the Hudson Valley, northern New Jersey and Pennsylvania with trusted care that for patients over time through a comprehensive array of health services spanning all levels and intensity of therapy.
By combining a legacy of compassionate, community-based care with the academic strength of WMCHealth, the Bon Secours Charity Health System is building a healthier, more vibrant region. Investments in advanced healthcare — including the latest diagnostic and treatment equipment, telemedicine and highly-skilled personnel — further enhance patients’ health and experience while receiving care.