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 […]

Free cardiac and concussion screenings for young athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes at RWJBarnabas Health will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. Available to the first 200 young athletes who […]

RWJBarnabas and Seton Hall host Write on Sports workshop

NEWARK, NJ — A group of Write on Sports students from West Orange, East Orange, Hawthorne, Clifton and Newark put their journalism skills into practice during a Jan. 7 workshop at Prudential Center with the Seton Hall University men’s basketball team. The students were poised to watch the game, not as spectators, but as journalists […]

Saint Barnabas earns 2016 Top Hospital award for 2nd year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Leapfrog Group announced recently that Saint Barnabas Medical Center has been named a Top Hospital for the second consecutive year. Widely acknowledged as one of the most prestigious distinctions a hospital can receive in the United States, the recognition showcases Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s commitment to patient safety and quality, according […]

Ostrowsky helps develop report to ensure health care access for everyone

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The American Hospital Association recently unveiled a report outlining a menu of options for communities, hospitals and policymakers to ensure that vulnerable rural and urban communities have access to essential health care services. Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and CEO of RWJBarnabas Health, a member of the AHA Task Force for Ensuring […]

Scott takes new position at RWJBarnabas Health

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Joseph F. Scott, president and CEO for Jersey City Medical Center, was recently appointed to a newly developed position at RWJBarnabas Health and has been named executive vice president in the Office of Health Care Transformation. Scott will continue to fulfill his duties as president and CEO of Jersey City Medical […]