FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Chris Hendriks
VP, Public & External Affairs
Phone: (631) 376-4104
Date: November 3, 2011
Rockville Centre, NY: Laurie G. Radler, RN, FHFMA, was recently appointed compliance officer for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital—members of Catholic Health Services (CHS). Previously, she was the director of health care practice for Navigant Consulting, Inc., and has more than 25 years of broad-based health care operational and consulting experience within hospitals, health maintenance organizations and managed care.
Prior to her work with Navigant Consulting, she was the corporate compliance and privacy officer for Lenox Hill Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center. Radler is a member of Women in Health Management, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives and Health Care Compliance Association.
“Ms. Radler comes to us with a wealth of experience in the area of compliance, and I am sure she will be a valuable asset,” stated Good Samaritan’s Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Nancy Simmons.
A registered nurse, Radler received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Columbia University and a master’s in public administration from New York University. She resides in Port Washington with her three daughters.
Laurie G. Radler, RN, FHFMA, was appointed compliance officer for Good Samaritan Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital.
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in West Islip. St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center is a 558-bed (including 240 nursing home beds) voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in Smithtown. St. Charles Hospital is a 231-bed, voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in Port Jefferson. All three hospitals are members of Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS), an extensive health care system that includes three additional hospitals: Mercy Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital. It also comprises three nursing homes—Good Samaritan, Our Lady of Consolation and St. Catherine of Siena—as well as Maryhaven Center of Hope, CHS Home Support Services and Good Shepherd Hospice.