General News


May 19, 2015

Rockville Centre, NY  – In recognition of its commitment to and success in delivering quality care to its patients Mercy Medical Center was awarded first place honors for its project known as “Code STEMI” by Physicians Reciprocal Insurers (PRI).

May 19, 2015

Mercy Medical Center, a hospital dedicated to providing patients with the highest level of quality care possible, announced the opening of Catholic Health Services Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Healing at Mercy.

May 19, 2015

Mercy Medical Center, St. Charles Hospital and St. Francis Hospital, all members of Catholic Health Services (CHS), were awarded an “A”—the top grade for patient safety—in the spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, administered by The Leapfrog Group.

November 13, 2014

Mercy Medical Center has been ranked as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for the second consecutive year by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the U.S.  Mercy located in Rockville Centre is among just four hospitals on Long Island to earn this designation.  The ratings are based on an aggregation from the accountability measure data re

October 29, 2014

Mercy Medical Center has entered into an agreement to provide medical services for Molloy College’s Athletic Department. Experienced sports medicine physicians and orthopedists from Mercy are now serving as their team physicians for all male and female teams.

October 23, 2014

According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, stroke is the number four cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States.  On average, someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds; someone dies of a stroke every four minutes; and 795,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year.

May 1, 2014

Mercy Medical Center received an “A”—the top grade in patient safety—in the latest Hospital Safety ScoreSM, administered by The Leapfrog Group. Of the more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals assigned scores for spring 2014, only 32% achieved an “A”.

March 23, 2014

Attendees will fill the pews at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre on March 23th for a special Closing Mass of Celebration to mark the end of the 100th Anniversary of Mercy Medical Center.

March 20, 2014

Mercy has installed one of the first publicly accessible electric vehicle charging stations in south-central Nassau County. Thanks to a $1 million grant to Leviton from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and a partnership with Melville-based Leviton, local residents and hospital visitors now have the benefit of this environmentally sustainable resource.