Paint Port Pink breast cancer awareness campaign kicks off October 1

PORT JEFFERSON, NY – Paint Port Pink, Mather Hospital’s annual breast cancer awareness campaign, returns this year with a full calendar of events. The month-long breast health outreach by Mather’s Fortunato Breast Health Center raises awareness, provides educational information, and fosters solidarity in the community. Paint Port Pink begins Tuesday, October 1 with a Turn…

Mather’s MedSafe program allows for safe disposal of prescription drugs

PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Local residents can now dispose of expired or unused prescription medications safely through Mather’s MedSafe program. MedSafe offers a secure receptacle located in the Hospital lobby. MedSafe is available from 6am-8pm. “In light of the opioid crisis, MedSafe provides a safe and effective way to dispose of unwanted and expired controlled…

Mather to honor David BenEliyahu, DC; David Shenouda, DO, and Sumeer Sathi, MD at One Enchanted Evening Gala

PORT JEFFERSON, NY – David BenEliyahu, DC, director of Mather Hospital’s Chiropractic Collaboration and Back & Neck Pain Center, was named Mather’s 2019 Community Honoree. Cardiologist David Shenouda, DO, and neurosurgeon Sumeer Sathi, MD, were chosen to receive the 2019 Theodore Roosevelt Awards for service to the Hospital and to the community. The awards will…

Mather receives Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Mather Hospital’s Emergency Department has received a Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). The three-year accreditation recognizes that the Emergency Department “is focused on the highest standards of care for your community’s older adults.” “Mather Hospital has taken the appropriate steps to meet the…