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After Hours Medicenter Opens in Bloomfield — Barnabas Health Medical Group and Clara Maass Medical Center Introduce —

02/22/2013

BLOOMFIELD, NEW JERSEY – Through a partnership in care with Clara Maass Medical Center, Barnabas Health Medical Group is opening After Hours MediCenter, conveniently located at 382 West Passaic Avenue, in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

“After Hours MediCenter is now a new and unique health care resource for area residents if you want to see a medical professional for a non-emergency issue when your physician is not available, but you also do not want to go to the emergency room,” said Mary Ellen Clyne, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Clara Maass Medical Center. “We have designed After Hours MediCenter in partnership with Barnabas Health Medical Group and Dr. John Kelly to provide this alternative for individuals and families in Bloomfield and surrounding communities, who require convenient access to health care in the evenings and weekends.”

After Hours MediCenter provides services for adults, including urgent care, walk-in care, examinations, laceration care, vaccinations, and on-site x-ray, and is staffed by physician assistants and nurse practitioners under the supervision of a physician.

After Hours MediCenter is open Monday to Friday, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call (973) 338-5100.

After Hours MediCenter is a fee-for-service medical provider and currently does not accept insurance; patients are responsible for submitting claims to their provider for reimbursement of services.

About the Barnabas Health Medical Group
From routine care to unique medical concerns the Barnabas Health Medical Group is comprised of highly trained and experienced primary and specialty care physicians. With offices conveniently located throughout New Jersey, Barnabas Health Medical Group physicians are focused on delivering patient-centered care.

About Barnabas Health:
Barnabas Health is the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, with more than two million patient visits and delivery of more than 17,600 babies annually. The system includes six acute care hospitals, two children’s hospitals, a freestanding behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network and comprehensive home care and hospice programs. As the second-largest private employer in New Jersey, Barnabas Health includes 18,200 employees and 4,600 physicians - or one-fifth of the actively practicing physicians in New Jersey. For more information, visit www.barnabashealth.org.

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Date: February 22, 2013

Contact: Dennis Wilson, Jr.
973.865.9426
dwilson@barnabashealth.org

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