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When a hospital burns: Drill plays out catastrophe to train responders (Video)

by Jun 8, 2015
Riverhead and three area fire departments and Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps descended on Peconic Bay Medical Center Sunday morning in an elaborate drill to prepare for the event of a fire at the community hospital.

Peconic Bay Medical Center to offer healthcare to veterans at its Manorville campus

by May 4, 2015
“It’s been a long wait for the veterans on the East End that have to travel to Northport for all their major surgeries and doctors appointments,” said Councilman John Dunleavy. “Now they can just come here to Manorville."
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PBMC’s annual Garden Festival has become the major hospital fundraiser envisioned by its founder 20 years ago

by May 4, 2015
A beloved Mother’s Day tradition for many locals, Peconic Bay Medical Center’s East End Garden Festival will celebrate 20 years of fundraising, flowers and festivities this May.
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Leapfrog Group: PBMC gets a ‘D’ on hospital safety report card

by May 1, 2015
Peconic Bay Medical Center has been slapped with a hospital safety score of D by a national hospital ratings company.

What’s ahead for PBMC under North Shore: First priority is a cardiac cath lab

by Apr 14, 2015
A first look at what North Shore-LIJ, the 14th largest health system in the U.S. has planned for PBMC: Establishing a cardiac cath lab in Riverhead to serve the East End is its top priority.

As its member hospitals prepare to move on, East End Health Alliance begins process of disbanding

by Apr 2, 2015
With two of its three member hospitals becoming part of other health systems, the East End Health Alliance will soon be disbanding.
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Peconic Bay Medical Center will become part of North Shore-LIJ Health System

by Mar 27, 2015
Peconic Bay Medical Center's board of directors voted last night to join the North Shore-LIJ Health System's current network of 19 hospitals on Long Island, the two organizations announced in a press release issued this morning.
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PBMC looks to establish designated trauma center for the East End

by Feb 19, 2015
PBMC Health plans to establish the East End’s only designated trauma center, CEO Andrew Mitchell today told the Riverhead Planning Board, which approved the hospital's plan to build an annex in the parking lot in front of Bob's Discount Furniture.

PBMC implements training, screening and infection control measures to combat Ebola

by Oct 14, 2014
PBMC officials talk about measures in place to prepare for the unlikely arrival of an Ebola patient in Riverhead.
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