Mount Sinai Health System
|Founder||Merger of Continuum Health Partners and the Mount Sinai Medical Center|
|Headquarters||New York City, New York, United States|
|New York metropolitan area|
|Kenneth L. Davis, MD President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy Boal, MD, Chief Medical Officer|
Number of employees
The Mount Sinai Health System is a hospital network in New York City. The Health System, formed in September 2013, combined the operations of Continuum Health Partners and the Mount Sinai Medical Center.
The Health System is structured around seven hospital campuses and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The seven hospitals are: Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan), Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Health System includes more than 7,000 primary and specialty care physicians and 12 ambulatory surgical centers. It also encompasses more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester County, Long Island, and Florida, along with more than 30 affiliated community health centers.
The Health System has 38,000 employees; 29 multidisciplinary research, educational, and clinical institutes; and 3,535 beds. In addition, the Health System reported 152,576 inpatient admissions; 425,451 Emergency Department visits; more than 17,000 babies delivered a year.
Mount Sinai Medical Center
The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompassed The Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan) and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the U.S. The hospital campus is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, beside Central Park. The Mount Sinai School of Medicine opened to students in 1968. In 2012, the name was changed to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
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
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 Brooklyn
- Mount Sinai Queens
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's
- Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt)
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- "Mount Sinai, September 30, 2013: The Mount Sinai Health System Is Formed to Provide Expanded Access to Primary, Specialty, and Ambulatory Care"
- "NY Daily News, September 30, 2013 : Mount Sinai, Continuum complete merger to create huge nonprofit health system"
- "Becker's Hospital Review, September 30, 2013 New York City's New Behemoth: Mount Sinai, Continuum Close Merger Deal
- Mount Sinai Facts & Figures
- Mount Sinai Facts & Figures
- The Mount Sinai Hospital History
- Icahn School of Medicine Facts & Figured
- "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