Women's Health

The Breast Health Center at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center: Building on a Rich History of Comprehensive, Community-based Care

Nearly 25 years ago, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center established the Breast Health Center (BHC) in response to concerns about the increasing incidence of breast cancer among area residents. The BHC has since evolved into a Long Island destination for nationally accredited, university-level screening, diagnostic and therapeutic services in a community setting.


NewYork-Presbyterian Queens: Excelling in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

From early management of high-risk pregnancies to a Rapid Response Team for maternal hemorrhage, the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens seeks to ensure patient safety through pregnancy, delivery and beyond.


Don’t Let the Zika Virus Bite You, Too: Obstetricians and Legal Liability

As warmer weather returns, mosquitoes will reemerge from hibernation. The Zika virus made headlines last year as studies revealed it was associated with microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome, particularly in Brazil and the Caribbean. Zika was first identified in the mid 20th century...


Prevention through Intervention: New Developments in Combating Gynecologic Cancers at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

The arrival of gynecologic oncologist David A. Fishman, MD, as Director of the American College of Surgeons-accredited Cancer Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, demonstrates the hospital’s commitment to working on the front lines of personalized gynecologic cancer care. Dr. Fishman, who is Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of Gynecologic Oncology at NYP Queens and a Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine, sees patients at the NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens (NYPMGQ) offices in Forest Hills as well as the hospital.


People in the News


L to R: Richard J. Murphy, President & CEO, South Nassau Communities Hospital; Helena E. Williams, Chief Development Officer, RATP Dev America, Mary Pearson Award recipient; Luke K. LiCalzi, MD, retired vascular surgeon, Community Honoree; Paul M. Black, Chief Executive Officer,...

Local News

A record $720,000 was raised during Huntington Hospital’s Centennial Gala on Friday, Nov.4, at the Huntington Crescent Club.

The Centennial Gala honorees were Patricia J. Petersen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, and Stanley C. Gale,...


Baby, It’s Cold Outside — Layer Up (Your Network)

Your IT team installed that Enterprise version of a leading antivirus product that the CFO eventually approved. You feel safe and protected. News flash: many antivirus products available on the market will not protect your network against today’s phishing, ransomware and other malicious software (malware). But wait: don’t uninstall that antivirus just yet! Let’s review a common approach to Layered Security used by businesses of all sizes and industries.


St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center Seamlessly Links Women’s Primary and Specialty Care

St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center is building a new service line that will cater to the healthcare needs of women at every stage of life across a variety of specialties. Underpinning this effort is one key idea: The primary care physician should be every woman’s partner in prevention, as well as her point of entry to specialty care.


Scott M. Press, MD: A Regional Pioneer in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Charles Hospital

Led by board-certified urologist Scott M. Press, MD, the Female Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Center at St. Charles Hospital offers the full armamentarium of cutting-edge nonsurgical and surgical solutions for women affected by urinary incontinence and pelvic floor disorders.


Winthrop-University Hospital’s Breast Health Center: Where Empathy Meets Excellence

The only breast cancer program on Long Island to hold accreditations from both the National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers and the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers, the Breast Health Center at Winthrop-University Hospital brings world-class care to women and men in Mineola and beyond.