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RWJBarnabas Health President And Chief Executive Officer Barry H. Ostrowsky Named Executive Of The Year By NJBIZ


Barry OstrowskyWest Orange, N.J., November 29, 2016 – Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer for RWJBarnabas Health, has accepted the honor of being named 2016 Executive of the Year at the NJBIZ Business of the Year Awards Ceremony on Monday, December 5th at The Palace at Somerset Park.

The ceremony celebrates New Jersey’s most dynamic businesses and business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth and their communities. As President and Chief Executive Officer of New Jersey’s largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system, Mr. Ostrowsky leads the system’s initiatives ensuring the highest quality health care for patients, and is spearheading a system-wide endeavor to promote healthier living for employees and the diverse communities it serves.

Mr. Ostrowsky joined Saint Barnabas Medical Center in 1991 as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. He served in the same role at Barnabas Health, when the System was created in 1996. He assumed the title of President and Chief Operating Officer in 2010, and became President and Chief Executive Officer in January, 2012. Mr. Ostrowsky was recently named President and Chief Executive Officer of the newly formed RWJBarnabas Health.

Prior, Mr. Ostrowsky was a Senior Partner in the law firm of Brach Eichler. Throughout his career, Mr. Ostrowsky has been actively involved in many community organizations. He received a BA from Rutgers University and a JD from the University of Tennessee School of Law.

About RWJBarnabas Health
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, treating over 3 million patients a year. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH in New Brunswick and Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children’s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and four accountable care organizations.

RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s second largest private employer – with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for its outstanding quality and safety.

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