Town Hall Notebook
Addiction research and rehabilitation facility proposed at EPCAL stalled over doubts it’s compatible with aerospace
With Luminati Aerospace getting its work underway at EPCAL and two potential purchasers for the balance of the town-owned acreage there, some board members are wary of green-lighting an addiction research and rehab facility adjacent to the active runway.
A ‘race’ for East End cardiac cath lab: State to decide between Peconic Bay and Southampton for much-needed facility
“We are in a race to get a cardiac cath lab in the Town of Riverhead,” Supervisor Sean Walter said last week. The state health department will approve only one cardiac cath lab on the East End, he said, but both PBMC and Southampton Hospital have applications pending for cardiac catheterization facilities.
Health insurance premiums see double-digit rise in 2017; Care Connect rate hike will be twice the state average increase
New York State mandated a more than 23 percent increase in Care Connect's small group rates — affecting 70,000 members — in part to cover a $13.5 million payment into a risk adjustment pool to offset costs incurred by other health insurance companies.
Northwell Heath's chairman of cardiology will personally lead Peconic Bay Medical Center's cardiac care program, as Eastern Suffolk Cardiology joins the Northwell health system.
With PBMC merger complete, life-saving cardiac and trauma procedures will soon be locally available to East End residents
Today’s historic merger between Peconic Bay Medical Center and Northwell Health will soon make life-saving medical services available to East End residents who have always needed to travel up-island for trauma care and cardiac arrest treatment.