Newark Beth Israel appoints new COO and new chief nursing officer

Newark Beth Israel appoints new COO and new chief nursing officer

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has appointed two leaders to chief executive positions within the organization, according to a Nov. 7 press release. Amy Doran has been appointed chief operating officer, making her the first woman to hold this role at NBIMC. Registered nurse Denise Shepherd has been appointed the hospital’s new […]

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 […]

Essex County College radiography grads excel on national licensing exam

Essex County College radiography grads excel on national licensing exam

NEWARK, NJ — Every 2022 graduate of Essex County College’s radiography program passed the required national licensing exam on the first try this summer. And all 17 graduates received at least one job offer before receiving their hard-earned Associate in Applied Science degrees on June 3. Radiography graduates must pass the American Registry of Radiologic […]

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 […]

AG, US attorney join forces to support continued access to reproductive health care

AG, US attorney join forces to support continued access to reproductive health care

NEWARK, NJ — Acting N.J. Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Philip Sellinger announced a state-federal partnership designed to ensure access to reproductive health care for New Jersey residents and those from out of state who seek such care in the Garden State, according to July 20 […]

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 […]

Mountainside Medical Center recognized for providing high-quality stroke care

Mountainside Medical Center recognized for providing high-quality stroke care

MONTCLAIR / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center, located in Montclair and Glen Ridge, has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus “Get With the Guidelines” Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more […]

Maplewood Library joins libraries statewide in telehealth program

Maplewood Library joins libraries statewide in telehealth program

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The ongoing pandemic has put a spotlight on inequities in the health care system, especially among the most marginalized members of the community, including immigrants, the elderly and people from lower incomes who lack access to medical care, technology and health information. They are confronted with barriers to health equity, such as […]

Nutley Public Library joins libraries statewide in telehealth program

Nutley Public Library joins libraries statewide in telehealth program

NUTLEY, NJ — The ongoing pandemic has put a spotlight on inequities in the health care system, especially among the most marginalized members of the community, including immigrants, the elderly and people from lower incomes who lack access to medical care, technology and health information. They are confronted with barriers to health equity, such as […]

iPad loan program arrives at Bloomfield Public Library

iPad loan program arrives at Bloomfield Public Library

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Public Library is participating in the [email protected] Library program, which was created in order to address health inequities within New Jersey by providing an iPad that comes preloaded with one-click access to N.J. crisis lines, New Jersey’s COVID-19 Info Hub and the teen-targeted site “Positive Youth,” which offers resources on combating […]

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