RWJ Medical School dedicates bench at zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Doctors and students from the Women’s Health Initiative at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. at Turtle Back Zoo on Sept. 18 when they dedicated a bench at the wolf exhibit. The institute gave this gift to thank the zoo for partnering with it to […]

Health programs in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Health Department is spreading the word about these free upcoming health-related programs. The Overlook Mobile Health Van will be at the Hilton Branch Library, 1688 Springfield Ave., on Thursday, Sept. 21, from noon to 2 p.m. Find out if you are at risk for diabetes or high blood pressure with […]

RWJBarnabas to host ‘Devils 5K Run’ in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The inaugural RWJBarnabas Health “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Family Fun Walk” in partnership with the New Jersey Devils, will take place on Sunday, Sept. 24, at Turtle Back Zoo and South Mountain Reservoir in West Orange. The charitable race and day of family fun will benefit RWJBarnabas Health’s […]

Learn the signs of stroke

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Approximately 800,000 people suffer from stroke each year. Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death, and is a leading cause of disability in the United States. Despite these alarming numbers, the vast majority of Americans are unable to identify the signs of a stroke. RWJBarnabas Health urges people to learn the […]

Mebane wins General Counsel of the Year award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — David Mebane, general counsel of RWJBarnabas Health, was named General Counsel of the Year in Health Care by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal. This honor was announced at the 2017 NJBIZ Breakfast Awards Ceremony on May 19 in Somerset. Mebane drove the large transaction to merge Robert Wood Johnson Health […]

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, […]

SBMC board names 3 new trustees

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three area residents — Ryan Schinman of West Orange and Robert D. Marcus and Evan Ratner, both of Short Hills — were recently named to the board of trustees at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. “I welcome our newest board members, Robert Marcus, Evan Ratner and Ryan Schinman and […]

Knecht to helm nonprofit board

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Michael E. Knecht, senior vice president of strategic messaging and marketing at RWJBarnabas Health, was inducted as chairman of the board of trustees of Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey at its annual meeting on March 23. In his new role, Knecht will work with board members, volunteers […]

SBMC is first and only hospital in NJ to offer new innovative technology

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center, a RWJBarnabas Health flagship medical center, is the first and only hospital in New Jersey to offer the 256 Slice General Electric Revolution CT Scanner. As a comprehensive stroke center, this advanced technology is located in SBMC’s Emergency Department supporting the rapid diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing […]

RWJBarnabas Health named a top place to work

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Becker’s Hospital Review has named RWJBarnabas Health to its 2017 list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare.” This list is a compilation of hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgical centers, physician groups, vendors and other health care organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees, according […]