2017

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Saint Barnabas Medical Center Three RWJBarnabas Facilities Recognized as 2017 Top Hospitals
Dec 7, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Three RWJBarnabas Facilities Recognized as 2017 Top Hospitals Three RWJBarnabas Health Facilities Recognized as 2017 Top Hospitals Read more
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Specialist to Present Decoding the Digestive System
Nov 14, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Specialist to Present Decoding the Digestive System Saint Barnabas Medical Center will hold an educational program, Decoding the Digestive System, presented by Russell Langan, MD, a cancer surgeon who specializes in diseases of the pancreas, liver and bile ducts. Dr. Langan has begun a Pancreatic Cyst ...
First Meeting of Donors and Recipients for 20 Paired Kidney Donations
Nov 7, 2017
First Meeting of Donors and Recipients for 20 Paired Kidney Donations Pictured at the event are, from left, Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and CEO; Tamara Lomax, altruistic donor; Leon Richards, kidney recipient; and Shamkant Mulgaonkar, MD, Chief, Renal and Pancreas Transplant Department. Recently, the ...
Comfort For Cancer Patients: Volunteer Group Adds Amenities and Wellness Programs
Oct 30, 2017
Comfort For Cancer Patients: Volunteer Group Adds Amenities and Wellness Programs Being treated for cancer can be overwhelming experience. Hyla Weiss learned that back in 2011 as she was battling breast cancer. She knew that the treatment she was receiving from Saint Barnabas Medical Center was excellent, but she was convinced the ...
New Medical Office in Florham Park: Offerings Include On-site Behavioral Health Specialists
Oct 30, 2017
"How are you Feeling?" When they ask you that at a new Florham Park Medical Office, they mean both physically and mentally. A Medical Office Containing Lots of different doctors and specialists—that’s nothing new, really. But a ...
Fixing Grown-Up Hearts
Oct 30, 2017
Fixing Grown-Up Hearts Congenital defects are often repaired in childhood, but adults can sometimes benefit from such surgery too. Today's noninvasive surgical techniques can help assure a normal life for many people born with heart defects, and in many cases such ...
Wireless Pacemakers: Fewer Complications With New, More Compact Version of the Heart-Regulation Device
Oct 30, 2017
So much in the world of electronics is moving to wireless. For computers, music systems, phones and other items, the days of connecting wires are going away. And health care is no different. A wireless pacemaker, approved by the Food and Drug ...
New Technology Helps Neurosurgeons Locate Tumors More Precisely
Oct 27, 2017
New Technology Helps Neurosurgeons Locate Tumors More Precisely Few medical procedures are as delicate as brain surgery. Precision is paramount, particularly when it comes to removing a tumor, in order to avoid damage to any surrounding brain tissue. Now a new system, available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, ...
Bruce Schonbraun Named Chairman, Saint Barnabas Medical Center Board of Trustees
Oct 27, 2017
Bruce Schonbraun Named Chairman, Saint Barnabas Medical Center Board of Trustees Livingston, NJ, October 2, 2017 – Nationally-recognized real estate executive Bruce Schonbraun has been named Chairman, Saint Barnabas Medical Center Board of Trustees. “Bruce Schonbraun joined the Board of Trustees in 2013 and has proven ...
Skin Surveillance Program Available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Oct 27, 2017
Skin Surveillance Program Available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Livingston, NJ, October 30, 2017 -- As skin cancer continues to be the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, early detection is vital to successful treatment. In response, The Melanoma Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center has ...
New Knees, Please! Today's robotic replacement set a higher bar for accuracy--and can even be revised in mid procedure.
Oct 26, 2017
Joint replacement surgery, which not long ago seemed the province of the old and frail, has become active baby boomers’ secret weapon, helping them stay on—or get back to—the tennis court or the jogging path. One research study ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Earns Regional Baldrige Award Recognizing Quality Improvement
Oct 2, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Earns Regional Baldrige Award  Recognizing Quality Improvement Saint Barnabas Medical Center, a flagship facility of RWJBarnabas Health, has been selected to receive the Excellence Award, the highest level recognition bestowed by the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE), a Baldrige-based ...
Rabbi Paula Mack Drill Has Never Had Breast Cancer
Sep 26, 2017
Rabbi Paula Mack Drill Has Never Had Breast Cancer The 57-year-old wife and mother of four from West Caldwell, NJ, has never had to absorb the news of a diagnosis that would jolt both her and her family emotionally and physically, regardless of the outcome. What she does have is a memory – a ...
Cooperman Family Pavilion Ushers in New Era of Family-Centered Care at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Sep 14, 2017
Cooperman Family Pavilion Ushers in New Era of Family-Centered Care at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Transformational expansion made possible by a $25 million gift from Leon and Toby Cooperman Leon and Toby Cooperman at the Ribbon Cutting for the Cooperman Family Pavilion on September 7, 2017 at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Employees Honored for Humanism in Healthcare
Jul 27, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Employees Honored for Humanism in Healthcare Pictured, from left, at the 2017 Humanism in Healthcare Award Ceremony from Saint Barnabas Medical Center are Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and CEO; honorees Caitlin Ridge, BA, CCLS, Child Life Therapist, and Rosann Kravetz-Toma, PT, DPT, ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Named 2017 Most Wired
Jul 25, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Named 2017 Most Wired Saint Barnabas Medical Center was named a Most Wired Hospital by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum. HealthCare’s Most Wired® survey, conducted earlier this year, is published annually by Hospitals & Health Networks ...
Francis L. Weng, MD, MSCE, Named Program Director of the Renal and Pancreas Transplant Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Jun 23, 2017
Francis L. Weng, MD, MSCE, Named Program Director of the Renal and Pancreas Transplant Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center In response to an ever-increasing need for kidney and pancreas transplantation and the program’s continuous growth, Francis L. Weng, MD, MSCE, (pictured right) was recently appointed to the newly created role of Program Director for the Renal ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center to Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day – Sunday, September 17, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center to Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day – Sunday, September 17, 2017 In recognition of the 30th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day, The Saint Barnabas Cancer Program invite their patients to a Celebration of Life Luncheon on Sunday, September 17, 2017. This special event celebrates the courage of cancer survivors, ...
Breast Cancer Symposium Explores The Healing Power of Drumming
Jun 21, 2017
Breast Cancer Symposium Explores The Healing Power of Drumming During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Department of Psychosocial Support Services in the Cancer Program at Saint Barnabas will present its “Breast Cancer Symposium 2017” on Thursday, October 12, 2017. The evening will feature The ...
Multi-Part Series to Address Cancer Survivorship Issues
Jun 21, 2017
Multi-Part Series to Address Cancer Survivorship Issues Often following treatment for cancer, patients find that they need support that is different from their needs while in active treatment. To offer assistance, The Saint Barnabas Cancer Program Department of Psychosocial Support Services will present a ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Named 2017 Hospital of the Year
Jun 20, 2017
Saint Barnabas Medical Center was named 2017 Hospital of the Year at the 11 th annual NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards held on June 20, 2017, in Somerset, New Jersey.
The Center for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Holds Free Chinese Wellness Day in Florham Park, NJ
Jun 20, 2017
The Center for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center Holds Free Chinese Wellness Day in Florham Park, NJ The Center for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center will hold a Chinese Wellness Day on Saturday, July 15, 2017, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at its new location, 222 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ. The Chinese Wellness Day is a free ...
CyberKnife Treatment For Lung Cancer
Jun 16, 2017
CyberKnife Treatment For Lung Cancer This high-tech tool precisely delivers high doses of radiation to kill tumors and protect surrounding tissue, potentially extending lives. ABOUT 15 YEARS AGO, HEAVY SMOKER LINDA ARZINGER of Little Ferry had part of her cancerous left lung removed. ...
Faster Breast Finding - Same-Day Results for Mammograms
Jun 16, 2017
Faster Breast Finding - Same-Day Results for Mammograms Now women can get their mammogram results within hours. MAMMOGRAPHY IS ALMOST ALWAYS THE INITIAL IMAGING study used for the detection of breast cancer. It’s not perfect, but it offers a potentially lifesaving benefit in return for a few ...
New CT Scanner Provides Rapid, Speeding Treatment for Stroke Care
Jun 16, 2017
New CT Scanner Provides Rapid, Speeding Treatment for Stroke Care With stroke, minutes count. Now a new CT scanner provides images more rapidly, speeding treatment. EVERY YEAR MORE THAN 795,000 people in the United States suffer a stroke—it’s the fifth leading cause of death and the primary cause of ...
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