Navigation Links
Southampton Hospital Receives $5 Million Gift for New Emergency Department
Date:11/23/2009

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southampton Hospital announced today that Jenny and John Paulson have donated $5 million to fund a new Emergency Department. The gift is the largest in the Hospital's history and will enable the Hospital to almost double the existing space and greatly expand its delivery of emergency care to residents and visitors of the South Fork of Long Island.

Scheduled for completion by May 2010, The Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department will provide a centralized trauma nurses' station and triage area, expanded diagnostic and treatment areas, a "fast track" area for less acute illnesses or injuries, and additional patient and trauma rooms, all of which will substantially strengthen the department's ability to serve patients and their families. The design includes separate weather-protected entrances for walk-in patients and ambulance arrivals, improving traffic flow and enhanced security. The construction will not impede on the current delivery of emergency care.

"As Southampton residents, we have all benefited from the services of the hospital. We are lucky to have such a talented and dedicated team of doctors and caregivers to attend to our emergency needs," comments John Paulson. "Southampton Hospital is essential to all of us living in the East End and we are honored to be part of its quest for excellence." Paulson is founder and chairman of investment firm Paulson & Co., Inc.

"This wonderful display of kindness will touch the lives of so many families," explains Peter Larsen, Southampton Hospital Board Chairman. "This is a key milestone in the Hospital's long tradition of healthcare excellence and we are deeply appreciative of the Paulsons' generous support."

According to Howard Lorber, Board Chair of the Southampton Hospital Foundation, "The Paulsons' support is a testament to the generosity within this community and a model for us all to follow. We are very grateful to the Paulsons for their extraordinary generosity."

"Southampton Hospital's Board of Directors and staff are thrilled that the Paulsons have chosen our Emergency Department to receive such a substantial, generous donation," said Robert S. Chaloner, Southampton Hospital President and CEO. "This donation will have an extraordinary impact on our diagnostic and treatment capabilities. As the sole provider of emergency care on the South Fork, we must substantially expand and enhance our services to meet the growing need of our communities. The Paulsons' generosity firmly establishes our ability to provide the best possible care to the East End."

Southampton Hospital's Emergency Department serves approximately 25,000 patient visits annually with board-certified emergency physicians and specially-trained nursing staff. A NYS-designated Stroke Center, Southampton provides state-of-the-art medical surgical care. A 2008 winner of the HealthGrades Patient Safety Award(TM), Southampton Hospital is an affiliate of Stony Brook University Medical Center, a member of the East End Health Alliance, and is accredited by the Joint Commission.

For More Information Contact: Steven Bernstein or Marsha Kenny -- 631-726-8700 -- sbernstein@southamptonhospital.org; mkenny@southamptonhospital.org

SOURCE Southampton Hospital


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Here Comes the Sun: Celebrity Equinox Named in Southampton
2. New research explores newborn in-hospital weight loss
3. NYC-area 1st: Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital performs transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement
4. Norwalk virus: Cruise ship illness challenging and costly to hospitals, too
5. Glades General Hospital First in Palm Beach County to Provide On-Site Electronic Birth Registration
6. Billy Graham Home After Hospitalization:
7. Alvarado Hospital Files Countersuit Against Blue Shield
8. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
9. Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Medicare HMOs in Hospital Reimbursement Fight
10. Annual flu shot cuts need for doctors visits, hospitalization among children
11. REACH Registry Highlights That Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Suffer High Rates of Heart Attack, Stroke, Hospitalization, and Death
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/29/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... services with or without a referral to new patients from Burnaby, BC. Patients ... or other full mouth reconstruction services, can see the esteemed team at Wall ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... Patients interested in receiving ... from Dr. Jamie Cameron, with or without a referral. The FASTBRACES system is ... Depending on each patient’s case, treatment with the FASTBRACES system could be completed ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... it continues developing an ANSI-approved, consensus-based American National Standard for Good Manufacturing ... publish the first ANSI-approved GMP standard for dietary supplements this spring, is ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... 29, 2017 , ... Altima Technologies, Inc., the maker of ... center assets and audio-video devices has recently updated its Visio Stencils library with ... and download shapes and stencils from http://www.VisioStencils.com. , New devices were ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... oral braces. "The rubber bands used in conjunction with my braces always rubbed ... to design a way to prevent this problem." The O.B.S. was the result ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... 29, 2017  Designers of primary cell wearable medical ... by 50% and extend battery life with the MAX20310 ... circuit (PMIC) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... input voltage of just 0.7V for new high-energy density ... as well as the more common Alkaline battery architecture. ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , USA, March 29, 2017 Stryker ... that Cares by People magazine, in partnership with Great ... 50 companies on the list. This list highlights the ... have succeeded in business while also demonstrating respect, compassion ... environment.  To determine the companies on ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Medicure Inc. ("Medicure") (TSXV:MPH, ... results for the year ended December 31, 2016 ... The results are being released later than the ... will include the operations and balances of Apicore ... This release and filing date meets TSX Venture ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: