PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Kevin McGeachy, who has held several administrative positions at Northwell Health’s community and academic teaching hospitals, has been named senior vice president for administration at Mather Hospital.
Previously, Mr. McGeachy served as senior vice president of strategic alliances for Northwell, exploring new strategic alliances, affiliations and partnerships with other local and national health care providers. Under his leadership, Northwell created a strategic clinical affiliation with Western Connecticut Health Network, which is now known as Nuvance Health.
Since joining Northwell in 1998, Mr. McGeachy has held a number of senior operations roles. As deputy executive director and then executive director of Cohen Children’s Medical Center, he helped establish Cohen as the premier children’s hospital in the New York metro area. In addition to managing a major expansion project that included a dedicated pediatric emergency room, pediatric perioperative suite, 25-bed intensive care unit and 25-bed medical/surgical unit, Mr. McGeachy was also instrumental in leading the development of the pediatric kidney transplant and pediatric trauma programs
Mr. McGeachy also served as associate executive director and Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, LIJ Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital, where he was responsible for a variety of clinical and ancillary support departments as well as major facility construction projects.
Before joining Northwell, Mr. McGeachy served as the director of health policy for Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council, Inc., an advocacy group representing hospitals on Long Island. He began his career in health care at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, holding various positions within the Division of Ambulatory Care.
Mr. McGeachy is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He received an MBA from Baruch College/Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in health administration from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University.
He lives with his wife and three children in East Setauket.
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 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. No other hospital in New York State has received more top ratings. 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, nearly 800 outpatient facilities and more than 14,200 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 72,000 employees – 17,000-plus nurses and 4,500 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.