From providing it to teaching it, Winthrop-University Hospital is focused on health care. Serving patients in New York's Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens counties, the medical center boasts some 590 beds and offers a full range of acute and tertiary health care services. Services include pediatric, women's health, and cancer care, as well as home health services. Winthrop-University Hospital is also a leading provider of cardiovascular surgeries in the region. The hospital is a member of Winthrop-South Nassau University Health System along with sister facility South Nassau Communities Hospital. Founded in 1896, Winthrop-University Hospital serves as a teaching hospital for the SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine.
Winthrop-University Hospital is also a member of the Long Island Health Network, which comprises 10 hospitals in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Member hospitals include Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, and South Nassau Communities Hospital, among others.
The hospital has earned the title as a New York State-designated regional trauma center, employing some 1,500 nurses. Overall, the Winthrop-University Hospital logs more than 68,000 emergency visits and 37,000-plus inpatient visits. The first hospital on Long Island to acquire the daVinci Si HD Surgical System, Winthrop-University Hospital is one of the top hospitals for minimally invasive surgeries.
Winthrop-University Hospital logged 9% in revenue increases in 2011 as compared to 2010 and net income rose 14% for the hospital during the same reporting period. – less