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NewYork-Presbyterian

December 07, 2016 06:00 ET

NewYork-Presbyterian and New York Methodist Hospital Establish New Relationship to Enhance Care in Brooklyn

New York Methodist has been renamed NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - NewYork-Presbyterian and New York Methodist Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at improving access and enhancing care for patients in Brooklyn. Following approval by the Department of Health, NewYork-Presbyterian is now the active parent of the Hospital, which has been renamed NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

"We're excited about this opportunity to extend NewYork-Presbyterian's world-class expertise to patients in Brooklyn," said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian. "While NewYork-Presbyterian has worked closely with New York Methodist for many years, this new relationship will allow us to expand and enhance access in a number of key areas. NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, located in Park Slope, will continue to be a stalwart provider of comprehensive care and services in Brooklyn and its diverse communities throughout the borough."

"By joining with NewYork-Presbyterian in this new relationship, we're offering our patients increased access to some of the best clinicians in the world, right in their own backyard," said Mark J. Mundy, president and chief executive officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. "We're thrilled to have established this new relationship and we look forward to showing our patients how it will enhance services at our hospital."

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NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Founded in 1881, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is a voluntary, acute-care teaching facility located in Brooklyn's Park Slope. It houses 651 inpatient beds (including bassinets) and provides services to some 42,000 inpatients each year. In addition, approximately 500,000 outpatient visits and services are logged annually. NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital offers specialized care in the following areas: advanced and minimally invasive surgery, advanced otolaryngology, asthma and lung disease, cancer care, cardiology and cardiac surgery, diabetes and other endocrine disorders, digestive and liver disorders, healthy aging, neurosciences, orthopedic medicine and surgery, vascular medicine and surgery and women's health. NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine and is a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network.

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