Press Releases

December 26, 2017

Rockville Centre, NY – Mercy Medical Center and Good Shepherd Hospice both members of Catholic Health Services are working together to ensure Nassau residents have access to quality inpatient hospice services. The Certificate of Need application for a 12-bed hospice unit at Mercy was approved by the New York State Department of Health, and the unit will open in 2018.

February 13, 2017

Rockville Centre, NY - The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons, has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Gold-Level Commendation to Mercy Medical Center’s cancer program.

January 30, 2017

Rockville Centre, NY – Over the years, adverse incidents involving public transportation have been linked to sleep deprivation or sleep disorders.

September 1, 2016

Rockville Centre, NY – 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.

August 2, 2016

Rockville Centre, NY - 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).

March 24, 2016

Rockville Centre, NY - 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
Rockville Centre, NY – 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 hospitals across the U.S.
September 1, 2015

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July 16, 2015

Rockville Centre, NY – 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.