Huntington Hospital awarded for 100 years of membership in the American Hospital Association

Join us in congratulating Huntington Hospital on being recognized for 100 years of membership in the American Hospital Association (AHA)!

"The AHA has a long history of representing and advocating for members of the healthcare community," states Nick Fitterman MD, executive director of Huntington Hospital. "They ensure their members' perspectives and needs are heard and addressed in national health policy development, legislative and regulatory debates and judicial matters. At Huntington Hospital, we are very proud to have been a part of the AHA for so long. It's truly an honor to be recognized."

The award was presented to Fitterman by AHA Regional Executive, Michael Draine, in a ceremony at the Huntington Hospital on Friday .

"The American Hospital Association is proud to recognize Huntington Hospital for 100 years of membership in the AHA and for its continued commitment to serving patients and communities on Long Island," states AHA Regional Executive Michael Draine. "First founded in 1916, Huntington Hospital has been a cornerstone of care in Suffolk County, delivering a full range of comprehensive and specialty services to patients. We thank Huntington Hospital's leaders, caregivers and other staff for their dedication to their mission of improving health and providing the highest quality care."


Additional Information about Huntington Hospital

At Huntington Hospital, we deliver the advanced care you need, right in the town you love. That’s what it takes to be a best regional hospital in the New York metro area, according to U.S. News & World Report. We’re also rated High Performing in specialties including neurology and neurosurgery, as well as gastroenterology and GI surgery.

And we don’t stop there. We’re the only hospital in Suffolk County to achieve a five-star rating—the highest rating—from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its annual 2021 hospital rankings. This puts us in the top 10% in the nation.

We’re proud to offer the highest quality care in many other specialties such as cancer, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency medicine and thoracic surgery, with extensive expertise in advanced robotic technologies.

And our nurses are exceptional, too. We’re the only hospital on Long Island, and one of only 33 in the country, to achieve Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for nursing excellence four consecutive times.

Our hospital is committed to providing top care right where you need it—along with the education of health care professionals, advanced research for the treatments and cures of tomorrow, and health and wellness educational programs for you and the ones you love.

Because we don’t just want to be the best; we want what’s best for our community, too—raising health for all who live here.

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