Clara Maass hosts teddy bear clinic for Three Kings Day

Clara Maass hosts teddy bear clinic for Three Kings Day

NEWARK, NJ — Newark’s 29th annual Three Kings Day Celebration was held Friday, Jan. 6, at the Essex County College Gymnasium. The event was hosted by state Sen. M. Teresa Ruiz, Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Newark Municipal Council. At the event, Clara Maass Medical Center hosted a teddy bear clinic to help children […]

Clara Maass welcomes its first 2023 baby

Clara Maass welcomes its first 2023 baby

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Clara Maass Medical Center welcomed Kendrick, the hospital’s first baby of 2023, at 11:33 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1. Proud parents Sarah and Dushont were presented with a gift basket that included a 2023 embroidered blanket and onesie from Dr. and Mrs. Philip Fiore, an ophthalmologist from Nutley, and gifts from the […]

New Jersey Devils visit hospitals in Belleville, Newark and Livingston

New Jersey Devils visit hospitals in Belleville, Newark and Livingston

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Devils players and alumni visited patients and staff at all RWJBarnabas Health hospitals on Thursday, Dec. 8. Photos Courtesy of RWJBarnabas Health   Caption 1: At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, New Jersey Devils, from left, Erik Haula, Jack Hughes, Miles Wood and […]

Four RWJBarnabas Health facilities named Best Hospitals for Maternity Care

Four RWJBarnabas Health facilities named Best Hospitals for Maternity Care

WEST ORANGE, NJ — U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has recognized four RWJBarnabas Health facilities among the 2022-2023 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care, a list that identifies hospitals that provide high-quality maternity care for uncomplicated pregnancies. Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in […]

Newark teen to represent NJ at 2023 Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Newark teen to represent NJ at 2023 Congress of Future Medical Leaders

NEWARK, NJ — Newark resident Aysha Penafiel, a student at Gill St. Bernard’s School, will represent the state of New Jersey at the 2023 Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass., in June.  The event, sponsored by the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists, gathers high school students who are interested in […]

All RWJBarnabas Health facilities earn Most Wired recognition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives has released its Digital Health Most Wired Survey results for 2022, recognizing all RWJBarnabas Health facilities with Most Wired status. Among the more than 38,000 organizations surveyed by CHIME, RWJBarnabas Health ranked above peers in categories such as analytics and data management, population health, […]

RWJBarnabas facilities recognized for promoting organ, eye and tissue donation

RWJBarnabas facilities recognized for promoting organ, eye and tissue donation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nine RWJBarnabas Health facilities earned national recognition for their efforts to increase organ, eye and tissue donor registrations across the state through the Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Organ Donation Campaign. The WPFL is a national initiative that unites the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services […]

Clara Maass nurses vote overwhelmingly to join health care union

Clara Maass nurses vote overwhelmingly to join health care union

BELLEVILLE, NJ — More than 500 registered nurses at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville voted to unite in 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. In a mail-ballot election, nearly 8 in 10 nurses voted in favor of unionization, joining a growing movement of front-line caregivers organizing to improve patient care and working conditions, according to […]

RWJBarnabas Health leads New Jersey in women’s care excellence awards

RWJBarnabas Health leads New Jersey in women’s care excellence awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health received 26 awards from Healthgrades — the highest number of awards in the state for excellence in comprehensive women’s care. Healthgrades’ Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award, Labor and Delivery Excellence Award, Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award and 5-Star Recipient Awards recognize RWJBarnabas Health facilities as top hospitals in the nation […]

Jewish Women’s Foundation awards $75,000 to Essex County agencies

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New Jersey, a giving circle of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ, has awarded $75,000 in competitive grants to three local nonprofit organizations that are working to impact women and girls. Since its formation in 2007, JWFNJ has awarded grants to more than 70 […]

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