Maternal mental health seminar for health care professionals

RAHWAY / HACKENSACK, NJ — The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey’s Perinatal Mood Disorders initiative is pleased to offer free workshops in Union and Bergen counties focusing on maternal mental health. This opportunity is open to all community and clinic based professionals, such as health care providers, home visitors, community […]

Medicare made clear

LIVINGSTON, NJ — If you or someone you know is turning 65 or retiring this year, the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women has a program in September not to be missed. Take the mystery out of Medicare with this educational workshop on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. when Dan […]

Browne earns ‘Humanism in Healthcare’ honor

Browne earns ‘Humanism in Healthcare’ honor

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Gail Browne, a certified nursing assistant at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, was a recipient of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey’s Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award. The awards dinner took place at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston on July 17.

JFS MetroWest’s Berman receives ‘Humanism in Healthcare’ award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Licensed social worker Suzanne Berman, director of volunteer services at Jewish Family Services of MetroWest, recently received the Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award. Sponsored by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, this award recognizes the contributions of professionals who work in local direct service health care organizations. Those who are […]

Essex residents recognized for efforts to strengthen the Chain of Survival

BELLEVILLE / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Thirty-six individuals and organizations in New Jersey were recently honored at the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association 2017 New Jersey American Heartsavers and Stroke Heroes Awards for their lifesaving efforts. Two Essex County residents were honored for their lifesaving efforts: Stacy Quinn from Belleville and Nerissa Aschoff […]

NJAASC announces seventh annual Ambulatory Surgery Conference

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers will hold its seventh annual Ambulatory Surgery Conference on Wednesday, June 14, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. The annual meeting of the NJAASC, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017, […]

‘Stroke is a Serious Matter’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A part of Stroke Awareness Month, the Rho Gamma Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present “Stroke is a Serious Matter” on Thursday, May 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the South Orange Public Library, 65 Scotland Road in South Orange. In this presentation, Dr. Ana Arias will […]

Payne, Jasey discuss health care at JESPY House

Payne, Jasey discuss health care at JESPY House

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — JESPY House welcomed U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. and Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey on Monday, May 8, to discuss imminent N.J. health care changes, housing and other critical issues. One hundred constituents and voters from the JESPY community and surrounding areas listened to Payne and Jasey’s positions on the issues, […]

Aetna, RWJBarnabas Health reach new agreement

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Aetna and RWJBarnabas Health announced a new agreement that will be effective April 22. Aetna members, who receive care at any of the RWJBarnabas Health hospitals and facilities, or from RWJBarnabas Health physicians, will continue to be covered at the in-network level of benefits available. As a result of this agreement, […]

Rumors of West Orange methadone clinic are unfounded

Medical center looks to expand in new WO home

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Contrary to rumors, Zufall Health will not open a methadone clinic when it eventually moves to a larger location in West Orange. Zufall President and CEO Eva Turbiner told the West Orange Chronicle that the nonprofit medical and dental care provider — which treats all people regardless of their ability to […]