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Our History



Highland expands obstetrical services by opening the Perinatal Center and naming Dr. Tom McNanley director. The new center enhances the level of care being offered to maternity patients.


Highland Breast Care Center opens. It's the only center in the region to offer true comprehensive breast health services. The center offers services that cover everything from risk assessment to medical and surgical treatment.


A newly renovated Family Maternity Center opens on the 3rd floor of the hospital. The new facility includes a special care nursery and more private rooms.

Highland opens the first of its kind women’s inpatient unit on East 5. The unit provides a private place for women recovering from surgery.

New York State provides funding to the Highland Breast Care Center to purchase a state-of-the-art digital mammography.


The Highland Breast Care Center begins offering digital mammography to women.

The Highland Auxiliary renovates the intensive care unit waiting room. The room is dedicated for long-time auxiliary volunteer, Bonnie Dengler.

Highland breaks ground for a major renovation to radiology.


Highland celebrates its 100 year anniversary of providing superior health care to women in our community.

The new Radiology wing is dedicated.

The renovated PACU and Same Day Surgery Center opens.

$3 million grant is received from New York State for the ED expansion project.


The Evarts Joint Center opens.

Two additional operating rooms are constructed.

$10 million Capital Campaign is launched.


The Department of Surgery/ Bariatric Center is dedicated.

Highland breaks ground for the Wolk Emergency Department expansion.

Highland does core renovations of the West Wing Units.

Highland Receives $1 Million to Enhance Clinical Service

Highland Hospital Receives NY State Designation as a Stroke Center


Highland Hospital ICU Earns Beacon Award

Highland Hospital Earns "Accredited Bariatric Center" Status


Highland Wins National Honors for Surgical Quality

Evarts Joint Center Awarded Certification from the Joint Commission


Highland Breast Imaging Designated a Center of Excellence

Highland Hospital’s Endoscopy Center Recognized For Promoting Safety And Quality

Highland Hospital Earns ENERGY STAR Rating for Energy Efficiency


Responding to Community Need, Hospital Will Build A Neuromedicine Unit, Add 2 ORs

Highland Hospital Gala Raises Funds for New Operating Rooms, Neuromedicine Unit