Huntington Hospital celebrates 100 years in the American Hospital Association
HUNTINGTON, NY – Huntington Hospital has been recognized for its 100th year of membership in the American Hospital Association (AHA), the hospital announced.
“The AHA has a long history of representing and advocating for members of the healthcare community,” said Nick Fitterman, MD, Executive Director of Huntington Hospital. “They ensure that the views and needs of their members are heard and considered in the development of national health policies, legislative and regulatory debates and judicial matters. At Huntington Hospital, we are very proud to be part of the AHA for so long. It is truly an honor to be recognized.”
AHA Regional Director Michael Draine presented the award to Fitterman during a ceremony at the hospital on Friday.
“The American Hospital Association is proud to recognize Huntington Hospital for 100 years of membership in the AHA and for its continued commitment to serving the patients and communities of Long Island,” said the regional director of the AHA, Michael Draine. “Founded in 1916, Huntington Hospital has been the cornerstone of care in Suffolk County, providing a full range of comprehensive and specialist patient services. We thank the leaders, caregivers and other staff at the Huntington Hospital for their dedication to their mission of improving health and providing the highest quality care.”
Huntington Hospital, known for its Magnet nursing accreditation, has been a member of Northwell Health since 1994. The hospital said it shares Northwell’s vision to be a preeminent healthcare delivery system in the tradition of excellence and the embodiment of community values and human dignity. U.S. News and World Report ranked Huntington as the 10th best hospital in New York State and 12th in the region for 2022.