Long Island Jewish Valley Stream hospital opens $13.5M orthopedic unit amid outpatient procedure growth

Long Island Jewish Valley Stream (N.Y.) hospital held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new orthopedic unit on the hospital’s second floor Feb. 1, according to the Long Island Herald.

The key details to know:

1. Physicians at the 10,000-square-foot facility will offer joint replacement and minimally invasive surgery.

2. Orthopedic surgery volume growth created the need for a new space. In 2018, New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health surgeons performed 16,000 outpatient and 15,000 inpatient procedures. Northwell Health is Long Island Jewish Valley Stream's healthcare network.

3. The orthopedic unit includes 18 single-occupancy rooms with accessible amenities and private bathrooms.

4. The unit will open when the hospital receives its certificate of occupancy.

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