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Good Samaritan Hospital designated a Level III trauma center

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern was officially designated a Level III trauma center.

News 12 Staff

May 17, 2022, 4:46 PM

Updated 764 days ago

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Rockland County is now home to more lifesaving care.
Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern was officially designated a Level III trauma center.
The new title means people have another hospital at which to receive treatment for a traumatic injury. Doctors say the designation will allow them to more quickly see seriously hurt patients.
“If you have to worry about transit time, that sort of affects the final outcome. So, with Good Samaritan Hospital here, we can basically take the areas and the communities around the hospital and take care of these patients expeditiously, “ says Dr. Michael Schwartz of Good Samaritan Hospital.    
If patients need extensive care, they can also be transported within network to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, a level I trauma center.


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