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Peconic Bay Medical Center

New advanced dialysis program available at PBMC

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Peconic Bay Medical Center has implemented a new and advanced dialysis program, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, which is is administered much more slowly than typical dialysis, and it is a more comfortable alternative for critically ill patients, as it is gentler on the body.

Riverhead Town completes purchase of Second Street property from Peconic Bay Medical Center

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Riverhead Town today finalized the $20 million purchase of Peconic Bay Medical Center's Second Street campus, which includes three office buildings, an M&T Bank branch and a large parking field. Town Hall and other town offices will be consolidated at the site.

Riverhead Town inks deal with PBMC to buy Second Street property for new Town Hall

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The site, originally developed by Suffolk County National Bank, includes a three-story office building, a two-story office building, a bank branch currently leased to M&T Bank and a two-story wood frame house that has been converted to office space.

Peconic Bay Medical Center embarks on major emergency department expansion

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Peconic Bay Medical Center's emergency department will handle about 38,000 visits this year, including a growing number of critical care cases, such as strokes, heart attacks and trauma. The expansion, which will cost about $20 million, will focus on critical care.

PBMC to close its skilled nursing facility by year’s end, will repurpose space for other clinical needs

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PBMC needs to expand clinical space for other acute care services to meet growing demand, Executive Director Amy Loeb said. There are other facilities in the community that provide long-term care. PBMC needs to grow to provide the services only a hospital can provide, she said.

Northwell Health volunteers delivering 483 backpacks filled with school supplies to Riverhead

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Northwell Health volunteers are delivering 483 backpacks filled with school supplies for students in the Riverhead Central School District this week ahead of the start of the school year next month.

Riverhead Town strikes deal with PBMC to buy hospital’s downtown campus for town offices

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The Town of Riverhead and Peconic Bay Medical Center have reached a tentative deal for the town to buy the property of the hospital’s Second Street campus for a new Town Hall and other offices.

PBMC and community leaders honor longtime hospital leader during dedication ceremony

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Hospital and community leaders gathered outside Peconic Bay Medical Center Monday to honor the hospital's longtime CEO, Andrew Mitchell in a ceremony naming the drive outside the main entrance "Mitchell's Way."

Retiring PBMC leader Andrew Mitchell reflects on 20 years at the helm and the transformation of a struggling community hospital

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"We persevered, no matter what got thrown our way. We just kept on going at it.” Peconic Bay Medical Center's former president and CEO reflects on his two decades leading the Riverhead hospital, which was on the verge of bankruptcy when he arrived in 2001 and has been transformed into the regional medical center he envisioned.

PBMC’s emergency department expansion gets $5 million boost

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The new expansion is set to increase critical care capacity by more than 75% and implement a dual-bay trauma unit, additional cardiac response services, and a dedicated pediatric treatment area, incorporate advanced radiology capabilities and enhance patient privacy, according to PBMC. The hospital hopes to open its doors in the first quarter of 2024.
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