RWJBarnabas health facilities earn top score in health care equality index

RWJBarnabas health facilities earn top score in health care equality index

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities have been recognized and redesignated as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” and two RWJBarnabas Health facilities received new designations by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. The […]

Saint Barnabas Medical Center names new chief operating officer

Saint Barnabas Medical Center names new chief operating officer

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jennifer O’Neill has been named chief operating officer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, which will soon be officially renamed as the Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center thanks to a large donation from Leon and Toby Cooperman. “It gives me great pleasure to welcome back Jennifer O’Neill to the Saint Barnabas Medical Center family,” […]

West Orange fire truck gets a tow from strongman

West Orange fire truck gets a tow from strongman

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange fire truck got a tow on Saturday, Oct. 9, after stopping just a few hundred feet from Fire Headquarters on Valley Road — not because it broke down, but because strongman Lee Richards offered to pull and push the 70,000-pound ladder truck as part the West Orange Fire […]

County honors Stars of Essex at Latino heritage celebration

County honors Stars of Essex at Latino heritage celebration

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the county’s annual Latino heritage celebration on Monday, Oct. 4, in the Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Building in Newark. The spirited celebration paid homage to the rich culture and traditions of U.S. residents who trace their roots to the Spanish-speaking nations of Europe, […]

Saint Barnabas Medical Center inducts new medical staff leadership

Saint Barnabas Medical Center inducts new medical staff leadership

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The nearly 1,600 attending physicians at Saint Barnabas Medical Center recently elected leaders among the group to serve two-year terms as medical staff officers. Inducted at the quarterly medical staff meeting on April 6, Dr. Alan Garten will serve as medical staff president along with 1st Vice President Dr. Michael Addis, 2nd […]

Real estate firm inks 5 leases at West Orange medical office building

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Atkins Companies, a leading multigenerational commercial real estate development, investment and property management firm, recently announced a new lease and four lease renewals at Atkins-Kent 101, located at 101 Short Hills Road in West Orange. The deals include a 3,300-square-foot renewal with a pediatric practice, a renewal for 4,500 square feet […]

Saint Barnabas achieves consecutive ‘A’ rating from Leapfrog Group

Saint Barnabas achieves consecutive ‘A’ rating from Leapfrog Group

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, was awarded its 19th consecutive “A” Hospital Safety Score rating by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. Saint Barnabas Medical Center is the only hospital in the state and one of only […]

Devils honor West Orange man as a ‘Healthcare Hero’

Devils honor West Orange man as a ‘Healthcare Hero’

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Devils hosted Healthcare Hero Night, presented by RWJBarnabas Health, on Saturday, March 13, during their game against the New York Islanders. The Devils recognized front-line health care workers, including doctors, nurses, patient representatives, security guards, social workers, hospital food services and hospital housekeeping staff, among others, who continue to […]