FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
Contact: Colleen Valdini,
Public & External Affairs Manager
VP, Public & External Affairs
Phone:¬†¬† (631) 376-4104
Date:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† January 10, 2012
West Islip, NY ‚Äď Stephen T. Trapani, CPA, has been appointed vice president of finance for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.¬† In this role, Trapani is responsible for financial services, health information management, clinical documentation and functions related to patient access.¬† Previously, he served as vice president of finance for Mercy Medical Center and, prior to that, South Nassau Communities Hospital.¬† He has more than 25 years of experience in financial management and health care operations.¬†
‚ÄúMr. Trapani comes to us with solid planning abilities and organizational skills in coordinating all aspects of financial management and reporting,‚ÄĚ stated Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Nancy Simmons.¬† ‚ÄúHis expertise in these areas will be a tremendous asset to Good Samaritan.‚ÄĚ
At Mercy Medical Center‚ÄĒlike Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of Catholic Health Services‚ÄĒTrapani‚Äôs accomplishments included implementing numerous strategies that improved financial and organizational performance.¬† A graduate of Adelphi University, the Syosset resident is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York State Society of Public Accountants and Health Care Financial Management Association.
Stephen T. Trapani, CPA, was appointed vice president of finance for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in West Islip.¬† The medical center, which has more than 4,500 employees and almost 900 physicians on staff, had nearly 30,000 patient admissions and more than 95,000 emergency department visits in 2010.¬† Good Samaritan is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. Visit the website at www.good-samaritan-hospital.org.
Good Samaritan provided more than $49 million in community service and charity care in 2010.¬† The medical center supplies residents with the tools necessary to maintain good health.¬† This includes community lectures, screenings, health fairs and other community programs and services.