Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System) and Boca Raton
Regional Hospital are encouraging thousands of New York area residents
with second homes in or near Boca Raton to enroll in Boca HealthLink Exchange,
a program that enables healthcare providers to share medical records of
patients served by Northwell facilities and Boca Regional.
The first-of-its-kind service ensures that Northwell patients and their
families who travel south during the winter months will experience the
same level of world-class patient care and customer service in South Florida
as they are accustomed to in the New York area. The HealthLink initiative
is an outgrowth of the affiliation between Northwell and Boca Regional
that began in 2014.
Patients who enroll in Boca HealthLink Exchange and pre-authorize the
sharing of records can receive the following services from both organizations:
- A Boca Raton Regional Hospital care navigator onsite to ensure patients
needs are met in Florida
- Physician referrals and concierge appointment scheduling in Boca Raton
available Monday Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Availability of Northwell medical records in Florida, and enhanced communication
between providers at Northwell and Boca Raton Regional Hospital
- New York Call Center assistance available 24/7
Our patients want to experience the highest quality of life, whether theyre
enjoying New York during the summer or taking pleasure in the warmth of
Florida during the winter months, said Michael J. Dowling, Northwell Healths
President and CEO. Northwell Healths relationship with Boca Raton Regional
Hospital provides better continuity of care for the thousands of patients
who split time between New York and Florida. Patients enrolled in Boca
HealthLink know that their health records are readily available at both
Mr. Dowling said Boca Regionals exceptional programs and services make
the hospital an excellent match with Northwell Health, which operates
21 hospitals and nearly 450 outpatient practices, which cover a service
area with more than eight million people in the New York metropolitan
area. Were partnered with an organization that shares our level of commitment
to patient care, he said. Boca Regional, which again has been listed as a
U.S. News & World Report Top Ranked Regional Hospital, is an institution that we recommend to our
patients with great confidence.
It is a privilege for us to collaborate with Northwell Health in the care
of their patients, said Jerry Fedele, President and CEO at Boca Regional.
We take great pride in a healthcare system of their stature placing its
trust in us.
For more information about Boca HealthLink, go to
www.NY2Boca.com. Patients can enroll in the service by calling 844.NY2.BOCA (844.692.2622).
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital Advancing the boundaries of medicine.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center (BRRH.com) with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff.
The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease
and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, womens health, emergency
medicine and the neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic
and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive Stroke
Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).
Boca Raton Regional Hospital was the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished
Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 10 years running and was named
one of Americas 50 Best Hospitals in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, both by
Healthgrades®. Boca Raton Regional Hospital was also recognized in
U.S. News & World Reports 2015 - 2016 Best Hospitals listing as a top-ranked hospital in
the South Florida metropolitan area for the fourth time in the last five years.
About Northwell Health.
Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System) is New York
States largest health care provider and private employer. With 21 hospitals
and nearly 450 outpatient practices, we serve eight million people in
the metro New York area and beyond. Our 61,000 employees work to change
health care for the better. Were making breakthroughs in medicine at the
Feinstein Institute. We're training the next generation of medical
professionals at the visionary Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and
the School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. And we
offer health insurance through CareConnect. For information on our services
in more than 100 medical specialties, visit
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