PORT JEFFERSON, NY – Mather Hospital’s 2 East, 2 East Bariatric, 2 South and Transitional Care Unit inpatient nursing units received awards from Northwell Health for achieving top patient satisfaction scores in 2020.

The North Star 90 Awards are presented to individual nursing units, facilities and physician practices within Northwell Health performing in the 90th percentile nationwide for patient satisfaction for the prior year. The 2 East Bariatric unit received the award for the third consecutive year.

Northwell Health Chief Experience Officer Sven Gierlinger joined Mather President Kenneth Roberts, Chief Nursing Officer/ VP for Nursing Marie Mulligan PhD, RN, Director of Medical Surgical Services Jeanne Brennan, MSN, RN, and Director of Patient & Customer Experience Justin Stroker, RN, in presenting the awards to each unit.

“Each recipient of the North Star 90 Award has performed in the top 10 percent of their care setting in patient experience for the entire year prior – a remarkable accomplishment,” said Stroker. “This year, Mather Hospital is proud to have four recipients of the North Star 90 Award. “We’d like to congratulate all of our team members for receiving this great honor and thank them for the lasting impressions they make on each and every one of Mather Hospital’s patients.”


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About Mather Hospital

Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high-quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has twice earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather has received 15 “A” ratings for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matherhospital.


About Northwell Health

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 76,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.