Erin go E.R.

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THE VILLAGER – Erin go E.R.! The prime minister of Ireland, Enda Kenny, also known as the taoiseach, recently visited the Lenox Hill HealthPlex, Manhattan’s first freestanding emergency center, in Greenwich Village. Kenny met with Michael Dowling, the president and C.E.O. of North Shore-LIJ, and received a comprehensive tour from the HealthPlex’s executive director, Alex […]

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Lenox Hill HealthPlex

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CONTRACT DESIGN – The 1964 headquarters of the National Maritime Union, a white-painted concrete box with scalloped overhangs, has always insistently contrasted 
with the brownstone gentility of its West Village neighborhood in New York. The iconoclast nautically themed building, within which merchant seamen once vied for jobs, is now home to a much-needed emergency healthcare provider that advances the state of the art.

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HealthPlex helps save a heart-attack and three stroke victims

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THE VILLAGER – The new Lenox Hill HealthPlex recently successfully helped treat a patient suffering a heart attack, two others with stroke symptoms and another with a dangerous, bleeding aneurysm in his brain. These are precisely the kind of life-threatening conditions critics said the new freestanding emergency department wouldn’t be able to help with.

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Emergency Health Care Gets a New Face in NYC

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ARCHITECTURAL RECORD – When New York’s St. Vincent’s Hospital closed in 2010 after years of financial strife, Greenwich Village lost a beloved 150-year-old institution that had served the poor and working class and was “ground zero” when the AIDS epidemic erupted in the 1980s.

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Lenox Hill HealthPlex

Lenox Hill HealthPlex is the first freestanding emergency room in Manhattan and part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems.

North Shore-LIJ Health System