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Hospital officials with signed merger.
Mount Sinai Health System And South Nassau
Communities Hospital Partnership
BY JOAN MACNAUGHTON
South Nassau Communities Hospital officially became Long Island’s flagship hospital of the Mount Sinai Health Care System in a move
to provide broader access to advanced care and innovative clinical trials.
Mount Sinai Hospital, a world-class institution with a leading medical school based in New York City, and South Nassau Communities
Hospital, a nonprofit medical center and teaching hospital in Oceanside, announced their partnership on December 4.
Left to right: Dr. Adhi Sharma, executive vice president and chief medical officer
of South Nassau Communities Hospital, Dr. Arthur Klein, president of The Mount
Sinai Health Network, Dr. Kenneth L. Davis, President/CEO of The Mount Sinai
Medical Center, Joseph Fennessy, Chairman of the Board of South Nassau, and
Richard Murphy, CEO of South Nassau Communities Hospital.
sign the merger.
Hempstead Town Councilman Anthony D’Esposito, Joan MacNaughton of Long
Island Press, Richard Murphy, and Rockville Centre Mayor Fran Murray.
Nancy Koopersmith, Joan
MacNaughton, South Nassau
Board Member Anthony Ponte
and his wife, Wendy Ponte.
Photos by Matthew Kropp
South Nassau Communities
Hospital in Oceanside.
The merger was
a number of