Integration Timeline

RWJBarnabas Health is Formed

In April 2016, RWJBarnabas Health was formed by merging two successful health care delivery networks, The Robert Wood Johnson Health System and Barnabas Health. The partnership created a new organization that reaches approximately 5 million people - more than half of the state’s population - and advances the health of the region. As one health system, RWJBarnabas Health is committed to:
  • Improve the overall health of our populations;
  • Continuously advance the quality of care we provide;
  • Collaborate with physicians, nurses & pharmacists for a closely coordinated continuum of care;
  • Contribute to local, regional and state economies by remaining a major employer in our communities;
  • Focus on the well-being of the diverse communities we serve with a commitment to high quality, culturally competent care; and
  • Foster and support a mission of academic excellence, including a commitment to research and medical education.

Integration of The Robert Wood Johnson Health System and Barnabas Health Pharmacy Enterprise Timeline

In April 2016 RWJBarnabas Health Pharmacy Enterprise was formed after the merging of The Robert Wood Johnson Health System and Barnabas Health. In order to ensure a successful integration of all of the respective pharmacy teams, many significant milestones needed to be executed. The following timeline highlights those milestones that were instrumental for creation of infrastructure, a strategic plan, and harmonizing of the team.

Timeline April - May 2016

Timeline June July August 2016

Timeline September - December 2016