‘Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk’ goes virtual

‘Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk’ goes virtual

WEST ORANGE — As front-line workers and communities across New Jersey and the country continue the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, RWJBarnabas Health, in collaboration with the New Jersey Devils, has announced that the annual RWJBarnabas Health “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk” will transition to a virtual format, with multiple opportunities to […]

RWJBarnabas Health named to Forbes’ 2020 list

RWJBarnabas Health named to Forbes’ 2020 list

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health has been recognized by Forbes as an America’s Best-in-State Employer for 2020. This award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., a statistics portal and industry-ranking provider. The annual awards list was announced recently and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website. Forbes and Statista selected America’s Best-in-State […]

RWJBarnabas to join forces with Saint Peter’s

RWJBarnabas to join forces with Saint Peter’s

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick and RWJBarnabas Health, headquartered in West Orange, signed a definitive agreement Sept. 10, outlining their intention to integrate the two health care systems. The announcement comes less than a year after Saint Peter’s and RWJBH signed a letter of intent to explore a strategic […]

Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named ‘Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’

Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named ‘Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities have been recognized and redesignated as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” 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 facilities recognized include Clara Maass Medical Center, Community […]

West Orange’s Greene receives award for excellence

West Orange’s Greene receives award for excellence

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Recognized as a mentor and leader in health care public relations, Ellen Greene, of West Orange, was honored by the PRSA Health Academy as the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Public Relations Award. The award was presented to her during a virtual happy hour event on Aug. 20. Greene started […]

Newark Beth Israel recognized as Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

Newark Beth Israel recognized as Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been named a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. “We deliver approximately 3,000 babies at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center every year and the health and safety of those newborns and their mothers are our top priority. It is an honor to […]

Bloomfield officials discuss inequities in health care

Bloomfield officials discuss inequities in health care

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield continued its community conversations on July 15, hosting a Zoom meeting about race and health equity with Michellene Davis, the executive vice president and chief corporate affairs officer for RWJBarnabas Health. Moderated by Mayor Michael Venezia and Councilwoman Jenny Mundell, Davis talked about inequity in the health care system that disproportionately […]

Hockey game supporting Valerie Fund rescheduled to Aug. 21

Hockey game supporting Valerie Fund rescheduled to Aug. 21

NEWARK, NJ — Morristown-Beard student Andrew Low, founder of Kids Ice Cancer, and his teammates were looking forward to the culmination of their spectacular fundraising efforts on behalf of critically ill children being treated at The Valerie Fund, based in Maplewood. The young philanthropists and athletes were closing in on reaching their goal of $125,000 […]

RWJBarnabas receives FCC grant to improve telehealth services

RWJBarnabas receives FCC grant to improve telehealth services

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group was awarded a $784,200 grant from the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau to enhance its telehealth services for patients. This includes resources for remote patient monitoring, equipment such as tablets, and a telehealth platform to allow for more comprehensive remote care for patients who are most vulnerable to […]

RWJBarnabas Health receives $2 million grant

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health has received a $2 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to pilot a universal social determinants of health screening for patients in select locations across the system. This will complement already existing clinical assessments required for all patients, such as weight, temperature and blood pressure screening.  Social determinants of […]

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