General News


September 1, 2016

Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony J. Santino announced today that Mercy Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital donated 50 life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDS) that will be located at parks, pools, beaches, and senior centers in the area. The defibrillators – valued at $1,500 per device – were secured through a state contract by Mercy Medical Center and St.

August 2, 2016

In the latest confirmation of the hospital’s quality of care, Mercy Medical Center has once again been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

June 6, 2016

In recognition of the value it places on superior nursing care, Mercy Medical Center has once again received the Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

March 24, 2016

Ever feel sleepy while driving? Does your leg twitch at night? These may be signs of a sleep disorder that could affect your health. These disorders can include conditions such as snoring and insomnia and potentially serious disorders such as sleep apnea and even restless leg syndrome.

December 11, 2015

Mercy Medical Center received an “A”—the top grade in patient safety—in the latest Hospital Safety ScoreSM, administered by The Leapfrog Group.

September 1, 2015

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July 16, 2015

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently presented a bronze-level Beacon Award for Excellence to Mercy Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit.

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.