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Good Samaritan Hospital NEURO/CTICU


(West Islip, NY – May 29, 2018) – EW Howell Construction Group, one of the region’s leading healthcare, education, retail, cultural and government builders, completed the new Stroke & Brain Aneurysm Center and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU) and expansion of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) at Catholic Health Services/Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, NY.

The $10.6 million, 21,500-square-foot renovation was completed in phases while the hospital was fully functional.

The first-floor Stroke & Brain Aneurysm Center was built in two phases, the first consisting of an 18-bed pre-procedure area with lavatories, utility rooms, and a nursing station. It also includes include three echo rooms, one TEE/Echo room, and read rooms, storage space and a reception area. During Phase 2, a neuro bi-plane lab with a scrub room, control room, locker room and equipment area were added.

The Neuro ICU on the third-floor features five critical-care patient rooms, two neuro patient step-down rooms, patient shower area and support spaces such as a nursing station, locker room, and staff room.

The fourth-floor CTICU includes five critical care patient rooms, four step-down patient rooms and support spaces, including a nursing station, equipment room, storage room, and a medicine room.

Led by Vice President Robert Timperio, EW Howell’s Healthcare Division has a relationship with Good Samaritan Hospital that spans more than 35 years, beginning with the construction of its 106,000 square-foot expansion of the patient care pavilion in 1982. Other projects EW Howell has completed for Good Samaritan Hospital include a renovation to the lobby, a new emergency wing and special care wing, the 10,000 square-foot interior renovation of the linear accelerator and CT scan room in 2014, a 7,000 square-foot interior renovation of the pulmonary, respiratory and biomedical facility in 2011, and a 10,500 square-foot interior renovation of the Women’s Health building across the street from the main hospital.

“We value our long-standing working relationship with the Good Samaritan Hospital,” said Timperio. “Healthcare is one of Long Island’s rapidly growing industries, and we’re seeing a number of healthcare service providers and larger medical facilities make the necessary improvements to their properties to allow for increased patient capacity, advanced technology and improved areas for patients, faculty, and staff.”

Founded in 1891, EW Howell Construction Group is a leading New York based General Construction and Construction Management firm with offices in Manhattan and on Long Island. They provide construction services throughout the region to a diverse range of clients in the Retail, Education, Arts & Cultural, Healthcare and Government sectors. Dedicated to a “Build Simply” approach, the firm provides a simplified construction experience for its clients making even the most complex projects well-executed endeavors delivered on time, on budget, and with as little complication as possible. EW Howell’s meticulous per-constructionplanning and project management, combined with collaborative client relationships and strong connections with the region’s top sub-contractors ensures they continue to deliver world class projects for their clients as they have done for over 125 years.


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