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US News Ranks SIUH As Regions 32nd Best Hospital

Staten Island University Hospital achieved a ranking of 32 among the 180 top-ranking hospitals in the New York metropolitan area according to US News Best Hospitals 2014-2015 Report. The report listed the 53 of the top ranking hospitals in the metro area. SIUH was ranked 27 in New York State.

SIUH was the only Staten Island hospital to place in the report that included a geographic reach of New York City, Long Island, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.

Donna Proske, Executive Director for Staten Island University Hospital. "We were recognized for high performance in Geriatrics, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Urology. This recognition is a tribute to our clinical leadership, professionalism, and exceptional excellence in patient care."

In 2012, the hospital received similar recognition from US News and World Report in the areas of Nephrology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Neurology and Neurosurgery. SIUH was also ranked in the 2009 America's Best Hospitals "Top 50" for Neurology/Neurosurgery from the same reporting agency.

"We also wish to extend our congratulations to our healthcare partners at North Shore University Hospital for making the 50 top hospital list, and Lenox Hill Hospital for being nationally ranked for Cardiology and Heart Surgery," said Proske.

Founded in 1861, Staten Island University Hospital is a 714-bed, specialized teaching hospital that occupies two large campuses that provide care to the people of Staten Island, the New York Metropolitan region, and to patients from around the world.

The 17-acre north campus features the renowned Heart Institute which rivals the best cardiac centers in the nation and the prestigious Cancer Services Program, part of the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute.

Other North Site facilities include the multi-specialty Irving R. Boody, Jr. Medical Arts Pavilion, the Hospital's Regional Burn Center and the Center for Women's Health.

The South Site offers specialty programs that include Geriatric Psychiatry, the hospital's accredited Institute for Sleep Medicine, and a range of behavioral health and substance abuse services.

Both campuses have 911-receiving Emergency Departments.

About North Shore-LIJ Health System

One of the nation's largest health systems, North Shore-LIJ delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and healthcare coverage to individuals, families and businesses through the North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc. North Shore-LIJ cares for people at every stage of life at 17 hospitals and more than 400 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. North Shore-LIJ's owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,000 beds, employ more than 10,000 nurses and have affiliations with over 9,400 physicians. With a workforce of about 48,000, North Shore-LIJ is the largest private employer in New York State. For more information, go to www.northshorelij.com.

CONTACT:

Christian Preston

Director of Integrative Communications

718-226-2489

cpreston@nshs.edu

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