Northwell opens $26 million surgical transplant ICU

By avid Reich-Hale-Newsday

Northwell Health this week opened its new surgical transplant intensive care unit at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset.

The unit cost nearly $26 million and more than doubles the footprint of the former ICU to 13,000 square feet. It’s a key component to Northwell’s anticipated opening of its liver transplant program and part of a multiyear modernization project at North Shore University Hospital that includes a $325 million advanced surgical pavilion.

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Living Donor Protection Act Signed Into Law in New York State- Great News

By Mike Sosna
Published on November 18, 2018

“This law will prevent insurers from discriminating against an individual based on the fact that they gave the gift of life as an organ donor. Thanks to the law’s clarification of organ donation qualifying for family leave, liing donors will now be covered by New YorkState’s  strong paid family leave laws which are actually much better than the proposed family leave bills at the federal level

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