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 […]

COVID-19 survivor credits West Orange firefighters for saving his life

COVID-19 survivor credits West Orange firefighters for saving his life

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Bill Squires was transported to Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston by the West Orange Fire Department on March 26, 2020, with a high fever and COVID-19 symptoms. Squires required hospitalization and ultimately spent 32 days on a ventilator, followed by subsequent rehabilitation at the Kessler Institute for […]

Owens named chairperson of RWJBarnabas Health board

Owens named chairperson of RWJBarnabas Health board

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On June 28, RWJBarnabas Health announced the appointment of Lester J. Owens as the new chairperson of its board of trustees, effective immediately. Owens will be the first African American to hold this position in the system. A founding member of the board, Owens has served as vice chairperson since 2019 […]

Loftus named SVP, chief medical and quality officer at Cooperman Barnabas

Loftus named SVP, chief medical and quality officer at Cooperman Barnabas

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Dr. Michael L. Loftus has been appointed senior vice president and chief medical and quality officer for Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. An experienced health care executive with expertise in designing and executing wide-ranging clinical programs, Loftus is responsible for ensuring the effective, safe and efficient delivery of quality medical care […]

Caldwell University to celebrate its 80th commencement May 15

Caldwell University to celebrate its 80th commencement May 15

CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell University will celebrate its 80th annual commencement on Sunday, May 15, in the Newman Center, 9 Ryerson Ave, Caldwell. The ceremony for master’s and doctoral graduates will begin at 10 a.m., and the ceremony for undergraduates will be held at 1 p.m.  Yaman Thapa will be the undergraduate ceremony speaker. Thapa, […]

West Orange, SOMA and Orange communities unite to find a kidney for longtime resident

West Orange, SOMA and Orange communities unite to find a kidney for longtime resident

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — South Orange, Maplewood, Orange and West Orange residents are rallying around Anthony Brooks and his family in an effort to find him a kidney donor. Brooks lost one of his kidneys to cancer in 2017, and now the disease has spread to his remaining kidney. Now looking for a living kidney […]

Essex County announces partnerships with local charitable organizations

Essex County announces partnerships with local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on Thursday, April 7, that Essex County is participating in 10 partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Arc of Essex County, New Jersey Children’s Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, Arthritis […]

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