Mount Sinai Health System
|Founder(s)||Merger of Continuum Health Partners and the Mount Sinai Medical Center|
|Headquarters||New York City, New York, United States|
|Area served||New York metropolitan area|
|Key people||Kenneth L. Davis (President & CEO), Harris M. Nagler, MD, FACS (Physician-in-Chief & CMO)|
Continuum Health Partners
Continuum consisted of:
Continuum Health Partners, Inc. was formed in 1997 as a partnership of three institutions—Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Luke's Hospital, and Roosevelt Hospital.
Drawing on complementary strengths, offering a broad based fully integrated health services network throughout the New York City metropolitan region. This capability was augmented with the addition of The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in 1999.
With a total combined annual operating budget of $2.1 billion, Continuum hospitals delivered inpatient care through nearly 3,100 certified beds located in seven major facilities in Manhattan and Brooklyn, while providing outpatient care in private practice settings and ambulatory centers. Continuum treated patients in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Westchester County.
Contract dispute with Aetna
In April 2010, Aetna notified policyholders that it was in a contract dispute with Continuum Health Partners and that the contract would lapse as of June 5, 2010. The June 5 date passed and the contract lapsed. Continuum Health Partners provided subscribers with a form to request that Aetna retain their physicians for one year or until the policy period ended. On July 28, 2010, Continuum Health Partners announced a new agreement with Aetna. Within this agreement, it was noted that the effective date would be retroactive to the April 5, 2010, termination date.
Merger with Mount Sinai
|This section requires expansion. (April 2014)|
In September 2013, Continuum announced a merger with the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Brand unification was complete in January 2014.
List of facilities
- Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn
- Mount Sinai Queens
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's
- Mount Sinai Roosevelt
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- http://www.wehealny.org/patients/continuum_description.html[dead link]
- "Failed deal between Aetna, local hospitals leaves thousands of New Yorkers footing bill" by Heidi Evans, New York Daily News, June 15, 2010
- "Attention: Aetna patients"
- The Mount Sinai Health System Enhances Brand Unification for Its Hospitals