Catholic Health Services of Long Island is comprised of six hospitals, three nursing homes, a regional home care and hospice network, and a community based agency for persons with special needs. More than 17,500 employees and 4,600 credentialed physicians work within the CHS system. learnmore »
Six Sigma is a powerful performance improvement methodology that was recently adopted at the hospitals, nursing homes and throughout continuing care operations of Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHSLI). Previously utilized in non-healthcare settings it has proven to be a successful approach to enhancing patient care outcomes and as a staff development program with dozens of CHSLI team members earning their Green Belt designation.
His Holiness Pope Francis celebrated his inaugural Mass in St. Peter’s Square with thousands in attendance. Video of this historic event is available, courtesy of Telecare TV.
Focus on Conditions
Whether you've just been diagnosed or you're trying to learn more about a medical condition, here's a look at some commonly treated conditions in our community with information on causes, symptoms and treatment options.
Heart Failure is a serious
health condition affecting nearly
5 million Americans. This is
a condition in which the heart can't
pump (supply) enough blood
to the body's other organs and
is generally chronic in nature.
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Just the word stroke can
frighten people. Today,
thanks to research, we know
how to work toward preventing
a stroke and there are new
treatments to help treat a person,
but each person must know their own risk
for stroke, must know the warning signs,
and must get to help immediately. learn more »
Diabetes is a disease in
which the body does not
produce or properly use
insulin. Insulin is a hormone
that is needed to convert sugar,
starches and other food into
energy needed for daily life. learn more »
Osteoporosis is a disease that
causes thin and fragile bones, which
are more susceptible to fracture with
minimal trauma. It is not known what
exactly causes osteoporosis although
genetic factors are certainly important,
and your risk of developing the disease
increases if your parents suffered
with this problem. learn more »
Asthma is a worldwide health
concern with a dramatic increase
over the past several years. It is
one of the most common serious
chronic diseases in the pediatric
population in the United States
affecting 6.5 million children.
learn more »
Find out what you need to know to be prepared for a hospital visit. Learn about our system and our services in easy-to-understand ways. We're here to help you be health literate.
Catholic Health Services of Long Island provides the services of more than 3,000 talented, caring physicians, each dedicated to providing the best of the art and science of medicine to enhance the lives of our patients across the full continuum of care. To find a physician who practices at the CHSLI hospital of your choice, please select from the list below.
Send us a question via our easy contact form. We'll get back to you via email as soon as possible.
Home Care Elite
Catholic Home Care and Good Samaritan Home Care listed in 2012 HomeCare Elite™
Both Catholic Home Care and Good Samaritan Home Care made this year’s Home Care Elite list of the top 25% of home care agencies in the country. The 2012 HomeCare Elite™ is the compilation of the most successful home care providers in the United States. To come up with the rankings, OCS analyzes quality of care, quality improvement, patient experience, process measures and financial performance. Both agencies also made the top 500.
St. Francis Earns Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence
The exclusive gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence has been given to St. Francis Hospital’s Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). learnmore »
The state-of-the-art Catholic Health Services Patient Safety Simulation Center opened on March 7th, 2011. The Center is on the front lines of medical education working to improve the quality of care for our patients. click here for more information »
Quality & Outcomes
Latest Quality Report »
The CHS 2010-2011 Quality of Care Report Quality healthcare you can trust starts with transparency of performance. We invite you to review the results of our latest safety and quality initiatives.