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Northwell Health is a nonprofit integrated healthcare network that is New York State's largest healthcare provider and private employer, with more than 68,000 employees in 2019.[1] In 2019 Northwell was home to 23 hospitals and more than 700 outpatient facilities, as well as the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, urgent care centers, kidney dialysis centers, acute inpatient rehabilitation, sub-acute rehabilitation and skilled-nursing facilities, a home care network, a hospice network, and other services. It was formerly called North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and renamed in 2015.[2] The flagship hospitals of Northwell are North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJ Medical Center).

Northwell Health
IndustryHealth care
FoundedGreat Neck, New York, United States
1997; 22 years ago (1997)
FounderMerger of North Shore Health System and LIJ Medical Center
United States
Area served
New York metropolitan area
Key people
Michael J. Dowling, president and chief executive officer (since January 2002)
ProductsHealthcare and medical
ServicesHospital network
Number of employees


  1. ^ "Northwell fact sheet dated May 2019" (PDF). Northwell About Us. May 2019. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  2. ^ Powderly, Henry (14 September 2015). "North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System changes name to Northwell Health". Healthcare Finance News.

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