Category Archives: Medical

RWJUH NURSING EDUCATION SPECIALIST MYRNA YOUNG RECEIVES GLOBAL NURSING RECOGNITION AWARD

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Nursing Education Specialist and North Brunswick resident Myrna Young, MSN, RN, CNOR, received the 2017 Global Nursing Recognition Award during the first annual celebration of International Nurses Day which was held at the United Nations today.

Young was honored for her contributions to advancing nursing education and her service to the profession and the community worldwide. Continue reading RWJUH NURSING EDUCATION SPECIALIST MYRNA YOUNG RECEIVES GLOBAL NURSING RECOGNITION AWARD

Youth Athletes Invited to Participate in Sports Safety Clinic on June 4

With more children today playing organized sports on school, recreation or travel teams than there ever have been – and starting at a younger age than in the past – there also has been a spike in injuries, both statewide and nationally. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), in partnership with Safe Kids New Jersey, invites youth athletes in grades one through six, their parents and their coaches to learn how to “Play Safer, Smarter, Stronger, Faster” on June 4 at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, home of the Somerset Patriots.

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AtlantiCare earns ninth place in DiversityInc 2017 Top 12 Hospitals and Health Systems list

AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health System, has earned ninth place on the DiversityInc’s 2017 Top Hospitals and Health Systems List. The specialty list included 12 hospitals or health systems from across the country.

DiversityInc announced the list at its diversity and inclusion keystone event at Cipriani Wall Street, New York, NY Tuesday, May 2. Nilda Mahrer, AtlantiCare Human Resources Programs manager, and Sathi Sathiyanesan, Operating Systems engineer III, AtlantiCare Information Technology, attended the event on behalf of AtlantiCare. Continue reading AtlantiCare earns ninth place in DiversityInc 2017 Top 12 Hospitals and Health Systems list

“Celebrating Wellness” and “Mental Health Provider Fair” To Be Held At Toms River Library

The Ocean County Library, in partnership with the Mental Health Awareness Committee of Ocean County and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), will host “Celebrating Wellness”, an awards ceremony and a “Mental Health Provider Fair” from 4:30 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 3.

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JERSEY SHORE COUNTRY FANS DONATE OVER $111,000 TO FIGHT PEDIATRIC CANCER

Last Friday evening was the culmination of the 4th Annual Thunder 106 Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon to benefit St Jude’s Research Hospital, presented by Santander.

The radiothon aired LIVE on Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21 on Jersey Shore country music radio station WKMK, “Thunder 106.3/106.5” and featured stories of families treated at St. Jude Research Hospital, as well as county celebrity vignettes.  Continue reading JERSEY SHORE COUNTRY FANS DONATE OVER $111,000 TO FIGHT PEDIATRIC CANCER

Immediate Care Announces Opening of their Newest Center in Brick

Immediate Care is proud to announce the opening of their newest urgent care in Brick Township.  Located at 8 Brick Plaza, the facility will open Saturday, April 22 with a full staff of experienced physicians and nurse practitioners. This is the seventh urgent care center for Immediate Care, with other locations in Toms River, Lacey, Hazlet, Red Bank, Edison and East Windsor.

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AtlantiCare encourages all adults to have a plan April 16-22 is National Healthcare Decisions Week

The last stages of life can be an emotional and stressful time for an individual and his or her loved ones.

Having plans in place that outline wishes for end-of-life care, however, can alleviate some of this stress. An advance directive, or living will, helps families and loved ones know what kind of care one prefers as they face the end of their lives. Advance care planning ensures the individual’s treatment choices are respected.  Continue reading AtlantiCare encourages all adults to have a plan April 16-22 is National Healthcare Decisions Week

Epilepsy Program at Community Medical Center Earns Reaccreditation as a Level 3 Epilepsy Center

The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) has accredited Community Medical Center’s Epilepsy Program at the Jay and Linda Grunin Neuroscience Institute as a Level 3 Epilepsy Center for the second consecutive period.  Level 3 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy. Continue reading Epilepsy Program at Community Medical Center Earns Reaccreditation as a Level 3 Epilepsy Center

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL INTRODUCES LATEST GENERATION OF GAMMA KNIFE TECHNOLOGY

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ) New Brunswick is the first hospital in New Jersey to offer the Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, the most precise stereotactic radiosurgery system (SRS) currently available to patients diagnosed with primary and secondary brain tumors, vascular disorders, refractory pain, and movement disorders.

Treatments using the new Icon System can now be planned and guided by a frameless approach, when appropriate. The frameless mask solution is one of several new features of Icon and is integrated with a high-definition motion management system. Continue reading ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL INTRODUCES LATEST GENERATION OF GAMMA KNIFE TECHNOLOGY