Winthrop's Newly Renovated Emergency Department Officially Dedicated

Vol. 13, No. 1
April, 2003

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  • Plans for a New, Expanded Endoscopy Suite Underway

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  • Winthrop Takes Giant Leap to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare

  • Winthrop's New Pre-Admission Testing Center Offers Patients Streamlined Services in One Modern Location

  • Accolades for Winthrop's Diabetes Education Center's Self Management Program

  • 'Winthrop's New Pediatric Diabetes Program Receives National Recognition from American Diabetes Association

  • Jay's World Childhood Cancer Foundation Pledges $100,000 to Winthrop-University Hospital's New Pediatric Inpatient Center

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  • Winthrop's Newly Renovated Emergency Department Officially Dedicated

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  • Pinthrop celebrated the opening of its newly renovated and expanded Emergency Department on Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at a special ribbon cutting ceremony. Winthrop President and CEO, Daniel P. Walsh (fourth from right) and Gerald Brody, MD, Chairman of Winthrop's Emergency Services Department (fourth from left), were joined by former Mineola Mayor John P. Colbert (center) in cutting the ribbon. Jack Martins, newly elected Mineola Mayor (left), Richard A. Newhouse, Jr., Chairman, Winthrop Board of Directors (second from left), Patrick Long, Vice Chairman, Winthrop Board of Directors (third from left), Patricia Benzenberg, RN, Emergency Department (third from right), Maureen Sheridan, RN (second from right) and Elizabeth Conlon, village trustee (right) also joined in the special ceremony.

    As part of the $6.6 million renovation and expansion project, Winthrop's Emergency Department includes a 9-bed Fast Track Unit, the 15-bed Phyllis and Nathan J. Mistretta Chest Pain Rule-Out Unit, an expanded triage and adult patient waiting area and a separate pediatric patient waiting area. The ambulance bay can now accommodate seven emergency vehicles. In addition, a new 10-bed Pediatric Emergency Unit was recently completed to serve the unique health needs of the community's children. The Pediatric ER has its own entrance, full support by high technology and a team of pediatric specialists for the highest level of care.

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