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  • Congressman Max Rose visits Richmond University Medical Center

    Posted: 01/10/2019

    January 10, 2019 –  On January 8 th , newly elected Congressman Max Rose visited Richmond University Medical Center, touring the emergency department, operating department and several additional service areas.   Rep. Rose also met with senior administration, including president and CEO Daniel J. Messina, and chief nurse officer and COO Rosemarie Stazzone. Also joining them was board of trustees chair Kathryn K. Rooney.   Among the issues discussed were the upcoming construction of the hos...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Announces Merger with Staten Island Mental Health Society

    Posted: 01/10/2019

    January 9, 2019 –  Richmond University Medical Center and Staten Island Mental Health Society, two non-profit health care providers who have each served Staten Island for over 100 years, announced their merger, effective January 1, 2019. Services and programs operated by Staten Island Mental Health Society will be fully integrated as a division of Richmond University Medical Center.   A private, not-for-profit behavioral health services agency serving Staten Island children with special needs ...

  • NYCEDC Facilitates Over $130M in Bonds for Richmond University Medical Center

    Posted: 01/03/2019

    January 2, 2019 – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the Build NYC board approval of $132 million in tax-exempt bonds to help fuel the modernization of Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC). The project, which has received funding from the City, Borough President James Oddo, Council Member Deborah Rose, Council Member Steven Matteo, and other local stakeholders, will include the addition of a 21st century emergency department and further positions the medical cen...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Awarded Perinatal Care Re-Certification

    Posted: 11/21/2018

    November 20, 2018 – Richmond University Medical Center, the only hospital on Staten Island designated as “Baby Friendly,” by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has earned Perinatal Care Re-Certification from The Joint Commission. The certification program recognizes Joint Commission accredited hospitals, such as the medical center, that are committed to achieving integrated, coordinated and patient-centered care for mothers and their newborns. “Richmond Univ...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Begins Cancer Awareness Pin Campaign

    Posted: 11/12/2018

    November 9, 2018- Every year millions of people are diagnosed with cancer throughout the United States. As researchers and doctors continue to work to find better treatment options, Richmond University Medical Center is offering colored lapel pins to raise awareness for cancer patients, their loved ones, and anyone who might be affected by cancer now and in the future. The pins are designed to represent some of the most common types of cancer and can be ordered on line at no cost. The pins are a great w...

  • RUMC Opens New Breast and Women's Center

    Posted: 10/26/2018

    By  Caitlin Della Rocca STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony and opening of the Breast and Women’s Center on Thursday, Oct. 25 in Sunnyside. The center will serve as a dedicated space for breast health on Staten Island -- located at 1161 Victory Boulevard. The facility will include the latest in breast imaging and diagnostics -- breast cancer being the most common cancer to affect women. The facility will be under the direction of D...

  • Masons Make Care Package Donation to Richmond University Medical Center

    Posted: 10/09/2018

    October 9, 2018 – On Sunday, October 7 th , the New York City chapter of The Widows Sons, an International Masonic riding association whose members are all Freemasons, donated 25 care package for children receiving care in the pediatric department of Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC). The care packages contain crayons, coloring books, play-do, pencils, and glow sticks. The group also brought DVDs and CDs to entering children during their stay at RUMC. “On behalf of the hospital, I would like to ...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Awarded Advanced Certification by The Joint Commission

    Posted: 09/21/2018

    September 19, 2018 – Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Certification in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. RUMC underwent a rigorous on-site review in August 2018. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with national disease-specific care standards as well as with COPD-specific requi...

  • RUMC remembers 9/11 with ceremony at West Brighton hospital

    Posted: 09/12/2018

    By  Carol Ann Benanti STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. --Physicians, staffers, first responders and community leaders will gather at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Richmond University Medical Center to honor those lost in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Participants should meet in front of the 9/11 Memorial adjacent to the main entrance at 355 Bard Avenue in West Brighton. RUMC will not only pay tribute to the victims of the attacks, but also honor members of the military. "[RUMC] has has held a...

  • RUMC's CEO competes in 5K Run/Walk to benefit hospital's new pediatric unit

    Posted: 09/12/2018

    By  Carol Ann Benanti STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- More than 175 people stepped off recently for Richmond University Medical Center's second annual 5K Run/Walk in Clove Lakes Park, including the West Brighton's president and CEO, Danial Messina. "On behalf of everyone at RUMC, we want to thank each and every person who ran or walked to benefit our new pediatric unit," Messina said. "Our smallest patients will be the true winners because of everyone who laced up their running and ...