U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker Hosted Forum on National Heroin, Opioid Addiction Crisis
Aug 9, 2016
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker Hosted Forum on National Heroin, Opioid Addiction Crisis Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both-D-N.J.) hosted U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Under Secretary for Health David Shulkin, in their latest effort to raise awareness and advance policies to ...
Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings for Young Athletes
Feb 10, 2016
Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings for Young Athletes Provided through the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center at Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young ...
Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings for Young Athletes in Livingston, NJ
Jan 14, 2016
Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings for Young Athletes in Livingston, NJ The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center located ...
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Appoints Gavriel Pliver as Clinical Director of Stepping Stones
Jun 22, 2016
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center Appoints Gavriel Pliver as Clinical Director of Stepping Stones Gavriel Pliver, RN, BSN, MSN, was recently appointed to Clinical Director of Stepping Stones Intensive Outpatient Program at Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center. As a board certified Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse with experience in ...
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network Hosts Psychiatric Symposium to Educate Health Care Professionals
May 17, 2016
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network Hosts Psychiatric Symposium to Educate Health Care Professionals Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network recently held a Psychiatric Symposium to explore integrated collaborative approaches in caring for patients with mental illness and addiction. Hosted by Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center in Toms River, ...
Walk to Support Heart Failure and Transplant Patients Scheduled in Verona Park
Aug 29, 2016
Essex County, NJ -- On Sunday, September 24, community members are invited to join Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, in Verona Park for its 14 th annual Heart & Sole Walk to ...
Advanced Cardiac Imaging with 3D Echocardiography for Advanced Patient Care
Aug 11, 2016
With the recent addition of a 3D echocardiogram, Barnabas Health Heart Center at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, will now be able to give patients a better picture of their heart. Read more
Van Dyke Hospice Annual Fundraiser Planned
Oct 8, 2015
On Saturday, October 17, from Noon – 3 p.m., Barnabas Health Van Dyke Hospice, and the Purple Hat Society, will host the 11 th Annual High Tea at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club located at 2 Augusta Boulevard in Lakewood. The event will feature a ...
Calling All Comic Book Fans: It’s Superheroes for Hospice
Oct 7, 2015
Get an early start to holiday shopping! On Saturday, November 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Barnabas Health Hospice (BHH) will present Superheroes for Hospice. The event will be held at the Barnabas Health Corporate Office, located at 95 Old Short Hills ...
Spirit of Children Steadfast Support of the Child Life Department at Children's Hospital of New Jersey Amounts to Over $330,000 - Spirit Halloween
Mar 30, 2016
Spirit of Children Steadfast Support of the Child Life Department at Children's Hospital of New Jersey Amounts to Over $330,000 - Spirit Halloween Their donations help enhance the inpatient experience at CHoNJ. It has helped fund a part-time art therapist position, a weekend child life specialist and playroom supplies. "Donations from Spirit of Children have made a significant impact for ...
'Trouble in Toyland:' NJPIRG releases annual list of toy risks
Dec 23, 2015
Dr. Cena Tejani, an Associate Fellowship Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Children's Hospital of NJ, talks about her experiences working in the emergency room with children and dangerous toys. Press conference at Newark Beth Israel ...
Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation Hosts “Life is Better Healthy 5K Run and Fun Walk” at Turtle Back Zoo
Aug 22, 2016
Hosted by the Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation, the Life is Better Healthy 5K Fun Run and Walk returns to picturesque Turtle Back Zoo at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The Honorary Chairman for the event is Essex County ...
Nutrition Support Group Focuses on Increasing Physical Activity
Jul 29, 2016
BELLEVILLE, N.J –Exercise and staying active regularly are key to living a healthier lifestyle. Physical activity helps control weight, strengthen muscles and bones, improve mental health and mood, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and ...
Free Clinical Health Screenings Available to Women in Ocean County
Aug 22, 2016
Free Clinical Health Screenings Available to Women in Ocean County Toms River, N.J., August 22, 2016 – Community Medical Center’s Community Health Services, a RWJ Barnabas Health facility, through a grant provided by the New Jersey ...
Community Medical Center Receives Accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
Aug 19, 2016
Community Medical Center Receives Accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers The Breast Center at the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center is the Only NAPBC-Accredited Program in Ocean and Atlantic counties The Breast ...
'It Can Wait' distracted driving virtual reality simulation.
Aug 12, 2016
Jersey City Medical Center and AT&T teamed up for a community education event on AT&T's nationwide "It Can Wait" tour, using virtual reality to focus on the dangers of smartphone distractions while driving. Continue Reading
Patient recovers wrist function after replacement surgery at Jersey City Medical Center Read more: Hudson Reporter - JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jul 22, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. John Capo, a JCMC orthopedic surgeon who was featured in several editions of this week’s Hudson Reporter Newspapers. Dr. Capo performed a total wrist replacement on a former Marine who decided to correct an injury ...
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Debuts State-of-the-Art Cardiac Imaging with 3D Echocardiography for Advanced Patient Care
Aug 24, 2016
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, a RWJBarnabas Health facility, will now be able to give patients a better picture of their heart with the recent addition of a 3D echocardiogram. By utilizing the state-of-the ...
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus and Monmouth Medical Center Team Up with AT&T to Raise Awareness of Distracted Driving
Aug 19, 2016
AT&T’s It Can Wait campaign introduced in 2010, utilizes virtual reality to urge drivers to keep their eyes on the road, not on their phones. Read more
The Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center Hosts Workshop on Breast Reconstruction, September 28
Aug 31, 2016
Breast reconstruction can help women who have undergone a mastectomy to complete their healing process by restoring physical and emotional balance. However, according to a survey published in JAMA Surgery in 2014, most women who undergo a mastectomy ...
Monmouth Medical Center Presents September Community Health Education Programs
Aug 29, 2016
Health and Safety Fair at Christ the King Parish Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Christ the King Parish will host a Health and Safety Fair for the community in the Parish Hall behind Holy Trinity Church. Monmouth Medical Center nurses ...
Ocean Township Resident: ‘Living Again’
Jul 26, 2016
Ocean Township Resident: ‘Living Again’ After Double Lung Transplant at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center – New Jersey’s Only Lung Transplant Provider Ocean Township. NJ -- Ken Pape was losing an eight-year battle for his life. Lung disease had left the 66-year-old increasingly ...
Thirteen Students Graduate from Newark Beth Israel Medical Center’s Structured Learning Experience Program
Jun 30, 2016
Thirteen Students Graduate from Newark Beth Israel Medical Center’s Structured Learning Experience Program A Unique Vocational Training for High School Seniors with Learning Disabilities (Back Row, left to right) Christian ‘Gio’ Salas, Edgar Delgado, Faizon Danzy, Trashawn White-Hines, Luis Morales-Sanchez, Raheem Long; (Bottom row, left to ...
A New Era in Diabetes Care: Using Bariatric Surgery To Treat The Disease
Aug 23, 2016
A New Era in Diabetes Care: Using Bariatric Surgery To Treat The Disease Major medical groups now endorse bariatric surgery to treat the disease. If you’re not the type of person who reads medical journals, you probably missed the groundbreaking June 2016 issue of Diabetes Care, the American Diabetes ...
Too Much Weight, Too Little Sleep: Risk Factor for Sleep Apnea
Aug 23, 2016
Too Much Weight, Too Little Sleep: Risk Factor for Sleep Apnea Being overweight is a risk factor for sleep apnea. We Americans, by and large, are tired. Most of us don’t get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep a night. But too many Americans don’t realize their poor sleep may be caused by a ...
As U.S. grapples with opioid epidemic, new ways to fight pain and addiction
May 20, 2016
Retired New York City bus driver Ronald Ruiz, 70, clutched a wooden cane and occasionally grimaced with pain as he shuffled with difficulty around the cluttered, colorful house he had lived in his whole life. Read more CSBNews.com
Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention and DART Prevention Coalition Present 5X Campaign: Sticker Shock
May 20, 2016
Taking Aim at Underage Drinking in Ocean County Beachwood, N.J. (May 19, 2016) – Although drinking alcoholic beverages under the age of 21 is illegal in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that individuals aged 12 ...
Medical Director of The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at MMC Accepts Certificate of Appreciation for Sponsoring Asbury Park Music in Film Festival
May 31, 2016
Medical Director of The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at MMC Accepts Certificate of Appreciation for Sponsoring Asbury Park Music in Film Festival Margaret Fisher, M.D., medical director of The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, was recently presented with a certificate of appreciation for RWJBarnabas Health and Monmouth Medical Center — proud sponsors of the ...
Trinity Hall Students Spread Holiday Cheer with Visit to The Unterberg Children’s Hospital
Jan 13, 2016
Trinity Hall Students Spread Holiday Cheer with Visit to The Unterberg Children’s Hospital More than 20 students from Trinity Hall, an all-girls high school in the Catholic tradition located in Middletown Township, recently visited Monmouth Medical Center to spread holiday cheer and deliver toys to patients in The Unterberg ...