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Information About Saint Barnabas Medical Center and the Aetna Contract
Mar 23, 2017
RWJBarnabas Health and Aetna are currently in contract negotiations. We are currently participating in the Aetna network. Aetna patients may still receive services at all RWJBarnabas Health facilities. Aetna members do not need to cancel, postpone or ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Introduces 256 Slice GE Revolution CT Scanner
Mar 20, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Introduces 256 Slice GE Revolution CT Scanner First and Only Hospital in New Jersey Saint Barnabas Medical Center, a RWJBH flagship Medical Center, is the first and only hospital in New Jersey to offer the 256 Slice General Electric(GE) Revolution CT Scanner. As a comprehensive stroke center, ...
Patrick J. Haughey Named Chief Operating Officer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Feb 28, 2017
Patrick J. Haughey Named Chief Operating Officer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Patrick J. Haughey has been named the Chief Operating Officer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey. The announcement was made by Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and CEO, Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Mr. Haughey began on ...
Ten Minutes That Could Save Your Life: Free Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screening
Feb 17, 2017
Free Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screening Offered on March 30, 2017 in West Orange, NJ Just because you can’t feel it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there. Just ask the more than 100,000 Americans who were diagnosed with cancers of the head ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Announces March 2017 Calendar of Events
Feb 13, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Announces March 2017 Calendar of Events Saint Barnabas Medical Center Announces March 2017 Calendar of Events Diabetes Self-Management Class March 1, 8, 15, 22; 6:00 to 8:00 pm Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center, 200 South Orange Avenue, Livingston The Diabetes Self-Management Class, ...
Keep Watching: Tiny Heart Implant Treats Atrial Fibrillation and Reduces The Risk of Stroke
Feb 7, 2017
Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is a cardiovascular disease that causes abnormal heart rhythm. AFib is caused by a combination of factors, but principally its development is attributed to overactive electrical signals from the top chambers of the ...
Getting To The Heart of the Matter: Cardiovascular Services, Medication and Treatments
Feb 7, 2017
When it comes to cardiovascular care, we offer everything—from new medicine to new treatments—a patient needs. Heart disease is still the number one killer in America—that hasn’t changed. But just about everything else ...
New Hope in Battle Against Aneurysms
Feb 7, 2017
About 13,000 Americans die each year from a condition they usually don’t know they have—an aortic aneurysm. An aneurysm is a bulge or “balloon” in the wall of an artery, the blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from the ...
Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings for Young Athletes
Feb 2, 2017
Provided through the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center at RWJBarnabas Health The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes (MJM) at RWJBarnabas Health will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Announces February 2017 Calendar of Events
Feb 2, 2017
Weight Loss Surgical Options It’s not about losing weight overnight. It’s about staying healthy over time. February 1; 6:00 pm Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center, 200 South Orange Avenue, Livingston The New Jersey Bariatric and ...
NJ Firefighters Compete for Bragging Rights at Food and Wine Festival
Feb 2, 2017
NJ Firefighters Compete for Bragging Rights at Food and Wine Festival Event Benefits The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas and the NJ State Firefighter’s Mutual Benevolent Association On Monday, February 27, 2017, firefighters from around New Jersey will compete at the Cooked and Uncorked Food and Wine Festival ...
FlyRed for Heart Disease to Benefit The Heart Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Jan 30, 2017
FlyRed for Heart Disease to Benefit The Heart Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Pictured at 2016’s FlyRed for Heart Disease are, from left, Rahul Pawar, MD; Alan Garten, MD, Chair, Radiology Department; Margie Heller, Administrative Director of Community Relations; Fred Aueron, MD; Serena Chen, MD.; Robert Schuman, MD; Su ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Surpasses All-Time Kidney Transplant Record For Second Consecutive Year
Jan 6, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Surpasses All-Time Kidney Transplant Record For Second Consecutive Year Leading the Northeast, Saint Barnabas Medical Center performed 304 of these procedures last year. Surgeons from the Renal and Pancreas Division at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, from left, Samantha Aitchison, MD, Transplant Surgeon; Stuart R. ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Announces January 2017 Calendar of Events
Dec 20, 2016
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Announces January 2017 Calendar of Events Diabetes Self-Management Class January 4, 11, 18 and 25; 6:00 to 8:00 pm Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center, 200 South Orange Avenue, Livingston The Diabetes Self-Management Class, available for all ages, is taught by certified diabetes ...
Livingston Holiday Tradition Benefits The Burn Center of New Jersey
Dec 14, 2016
The Camuso (pronounced Ca-moo-so) Holiday Light Display is free and open to the public from now through after the New Year and is run by the Livingston Camuso Committee in memory of Livingston resident Ernie Camuso, who passed away in 2010. This ...
Preventing Burns during the Holiday Season
Dec 14, 2016
Holidays are times when people get together with family and friends. During this season, many choose to decorate their homes with trees, signs, lights, and candles. Unfortunately, the holiday season can also be a time for accidents and injuries. Any ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center 1 of 29 Teaching Hospitals Nationwide to Earn Prestigious Award
Dec 7, 2016
Saint Barnabas Medical Center 1 of 29 Teaching Hospitals Nationwide to Earn Prestigious Award Saint Barnabas Medical Center Earns Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Third Consecutive Year (Livingston, NJ) – The Leapfrog Group announced that Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) has been named a Top Hospital for the third consecutive year. ...
Right at Home: Radiation Oncologist Returns, Gives Back to the Community That Raised Him
Dec 6, 2016
Right at Home: Radiation Oncologist Returns, Gives Back to the Community That Raised Him Though Brijal Desai, M.D., radiation oncologist, started working at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in September, it wasn’t his first time in the hospital. “I was born at Saint Barnabas,” says Dr. Desai. Diving back to the community ...
Cancer Care on Trial: Today’s Clinical Trials Help Future Patients Receive the Latest Treatment Options
Dec 6, 2016
Cancer Care on Trial: Today’s Clinical Trials Help Future Patients Receive the Latest Treatment Options Cancer care has progressed enormously over the past few years, thanks in large part to clinical trials that study new treatments. Clinical trials are research studies designed to test if and how well new approaches work. Each study focuses on ...
Protect Against the Burn: We Know It As The Season Of Giving, But Winter Is Also Tops For Burn Accidents
Dec 6, 2016
Protect Against the Burn: We Know It As The Season Of Giving, But Winter Is Also Tops For Burn Accidents The holidays and new year are a happy time for most of us, but it can also be a hectic time for those who work at The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. “Winter is our busiest season,” says Michael A. Marano, M.D., the ...
Pulling the Trigger: Physical Therapists Trained In New Methods To Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders
Dec 6, 2016
Pulling the Trigger: Physical Therapists Trained In New Methods To Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders When physical therapists are treating chronic pain or impaired movement, they rely on a host of therapies, from electric stimulation and massage to stretching and strength training. The physical therapists at Saint Barnabas Medical Center are trained ...
Make It Your Best Year: Take A Realistic Approach and Your Health Goals are Within Reach
Dec 6, 2016
Make It Your Best Year: Take A Realistic Approach and Your Health Goals are Within Reach Every new year, many of us resolve to improve our health in some form or another. Sadly, many of us fail—mainly because we set goals that are too difficult to reach. It’s smarter to set small, easily attainable goals, says Vanessa ...
This Thanksgiving, The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Warns of the Dangers of Deep Fried Turkey
Nov 23, 2016
Livingston, NJ -- Although many find it a delicious tradition, deep frying a turkey can be dangerous. Every year deep-fryer fires are responsible for five deaths, 60 injuries, the destruction of 900 homes, and more than $15-million in property ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Recognized With Straight ‘A’s’ For Patient Safety and Quality
Nov 7, 2016
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Recognized With Straight ‘A’s’ For Patient Safety and Quality One of just 72 hospitals in the nation to get top marks Livingston, NJ -- Saint Barnabas Medical Center, a RWJBarnabas Health facility, is one of 72 hospitals in the nation to earn straight “A’s” on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety ...
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