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Inclusion at RWJ Inclusion at RWJ

RWJ’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion works to ensure that inclusion, diversity, and cultural competence are integrated into the fabric of everything we do. We’re working to foster a culture of inclusion that enriches our workforce, physicians, patients, families, partners and communities. Please visit us on the web at rwjuh.edu/inclusion.

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Lung Cancer Screening ProgramLung Cancer Screening Program

To promote early detection of lung cancer Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has partnered with the Thoracic Oncology Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and University Radiology / Department of Radiology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School to launch a Lung Cancer Screening Program for those at high risk for developing the disease due primarily to past or current smoking habits and/or a history of chronic lung disease.

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Vascular Anomalies & Malformations (VAMP) Program Vascular Anomalies & Malformations (VAMP) Program

VAMP is a highly specialized, multi-disciplinary, collaborative core team of physicians serving as the premier regional referral center in New Jersey for management of all vascular anomalies including hemangiomas and vascular malformations.

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New Jersey Brain Aneurysm & AVM ProgramNew Jersey Brain Aneurysm
& AVM Program

Meet the experienced and highly skilled multidisciplinary team who lead RWJ's Brain Aneurysm program.

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Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology ProgramAdvanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Program

The Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital stands at the forefront of specialized care for patients with heart failure.

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StereotaxisTranscatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

The Cardiovascular Center of Excellence at RWJ was recently selected to be one of the first sites in the nation to offer Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) since the procedure received FDA approval. It is the latest in cardiac treatment breakthroughs being offered by RWJ.

TAVR allows a multidisciplinary team of cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists and cardiac anesthesiologists at RWJUH and RWJMS to replace a patient’s diseased aortic valve without using traditional open-heart surgery and while the heart continues to beat, avoiding the need for cardiopulmonary bypass.

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StereotaxisStereotaxis: Magnetic Navigation Treatment for Heart Arrhythmias

The Stereotaxis Gentle Touch Magnetic Navigation System offers a high level of precision and safety. Physicians operate two huge magnets, which are positioned outside the body, to precisely maneuver catheters throughout the delicate cardiovascular system.

With the computer to assist in precise navigation, the doctor is then able to focus on the patient and the outcome rather than the mechanics of the procedure.

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StereotaxisThe Stroke Center

The designated Stroke Center at RWJUH provides patients with rapid diagnosis and treatment, specialized inpatient care, access to clinical research through our relationship with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, discharge planning and post-hospitalization follow-up care.

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Minimally Invasive Robotic Heart Surgery

RWJUH now offers minimally invasive mitral valve repair using a state-of-the-art surgical robot.

This new approach enables the surgeon to operate with unparalleled precision and control through a few small incisions.

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The Vascular CenterThe Vascular Center at RWJUH

RWJUH provides comprehensive services for the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of a full range of vascular diseases:

- Carotid Artery Interventions
- Dialysis and Dialysis Access
- Aneurysm Center
- Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
- Varicose/Spider Vein Surgery

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Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy Program

Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy Program

RWJ now provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for pediatric and adult patients.

Services are now available in two convenient outpatient locations: New Brunswick and Old Bridge.

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Comprehensive Sleep Disorders CenterComprehensive Sleep Disorders Center

Our team board-certified sleep physicians and staff offer the full range of sleep studies and treatment options for all ages, from infants as young as one month, to adults and seniors.

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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH

BMSCH features sub-specialists in all areas of pediatrics from pediatric surgery, urology and cardiology to oncology, hematology and pulmonology, all in a family-centered environment.

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Breast Care Connection

Breast Care Connection at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

This unique new program guides women through all aspects of breast health.

Women's Imaging / Mammography • Breast Surgery • Plastic Surgery • Oncology • Radiation Treatment • Psycho-Social Services

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New OTC Allergy Medications May Warrant Caution for SomeNew OTC Allergy Medications May Warrant Caution for Some

April 16, 2014

The next time you’re at the local pharmacy, you may be surprised to see your prescribed allergy nasal spray available over-the-counter. But this warrants caution for some.

RWJUH Director of Transradial Catheterization is First N.J. Physician Certified to Use Less Invasive Coronary Artery Disease TreatmentRWJUH Director of Transradial Catheterization is First N.J. Physician Certified to Use Less Invasive Coronary Artery Disease Treatment

April 10, 2014

Treatment options for high-risk heart patients with severely calcified coronary artery disease (CAD) have been limited for more than 20 years. Now, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) offers a new alternative to open up blocked arteries.

Ryan Parker

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Names New Chief Diversity Officer

February 12, 2014

Ryan Parker has been named Chief Diversity Officer at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH). Parker joined RWJUH in August 2013 as Director, Diversity and Inclusion, and assumes his new role in addition to that position.

Stephen K. Jones, FACHE

NJHA Names Stephen K. Jones New Chairman of Board at 95th Annual Meeting

January 24, 2014

Stephen K. Jones of Kendall Park, president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Health System in New Brunswick, today was installed as chairman of the board of the New Jersey Hospital Association, the state’s oldest and largest hospital and healthcare advocacy organization.

Annual Public Meeting

BMSCH Unveils New Center for Advanced Pediatric Surgery

November 19, 2013

A new pediatric operating room suite is due to open at Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital next month.

Annual Public Meeting

Annual Public Meeting

November 14, 2013

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital hosted it's annual community meeting of its Board of Directors on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. This meeting provided information about the operation of the hospital as well as an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions and raise issues of interest.

Laser Ablation

FOX Health News: Cutting-Edge Procedure Eliminates Seizures

October 24, 2013

Over 3 million people suffer from epilepsy in the United States, and past treatment options have been limited to medication or open brain surgery. Now, a technique called laser ablation is giving neurosurgeons a less-invasive way to eliminate seizures.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Somerset Medical Center Sign Merger Agreement

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Somerset Medical Center Sign Merger Agreement

October 10, 2013

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Somerset Medical Center recently celebrated the official signing of a merger agreement.

RWJUH Introduces 'Dining for All Seasons'

RWJUH Introduces "Dining for All Seasons"

October 8, 2013

In celebration of the hospital’s 10-year anniversary of Room Service Dining, the Food & Nutrition Department at RWJ has revamped its in-patient Room Service Dining Menu to eliminate fried foods and focus on using more fresh ingredients.

Dr. Shabbar F. Danish, director, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery and assistant professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Preliminary Results of Laser Ablation Promising for Inoperable Brain Tumors & Epilepsy

October 2, 2013

Dr. Shabbar F. Danish, director, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery and assistant professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and team have performed more than 100 laser procedures to date.

Child Passenger Safety Seat

The Safe and Secure Foundation Donates Child Passenger Safety Seat to Help RWJ Pediatric Patients in Body Cast Travel Safely

September 12, 2013

Families with a child released from BMSCH in a spica cast will no longer have to wonder “How do I get my child home safely?” The Safe and Secure Foundation recently donated a special child passenger safety seat to help these patients get home, and travel out and about on the road, safely.

Subhashini Gowda, MD, FACC

RWJUH and New Brunswick Cardiology Group Electrophysiologist Named to Robotic Ablation “Expert Club”

August 5, 2013

Electrophysiologist Subhashini Gowda, MD, FACC, recently was named to the Stereotaxis ‘Expert Club,’ which recognizes the top robotic ablation experts throughout the United States.

Somerset Medical Center

Somerset Medical Center Announces Decision to Merge with NJ’s Leading Academic Medical Center - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

June 20, 2013

Somerset Medical Center’s Board of Trustees announced today that the medical center will pursue a merger with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in New Brunswick.

Brian D. Agnew

RWJ University Hospital Foundation Names New Leader

June 14, 2013

Brian D. Agnew has been named Senior Vice President, Development, for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Executive Director of The RWJ University Hospital Foundation.

Sleep study

Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center at RWJUH Now Offers Patients In-home Sleep Diagnostics

June 5, 2013

Patients can now, in the comfort of their own home, take a first step to determine whether they have a sleep disorder.

Lester Owens

RWJUH Names J.P. Morgan Executive Lester Owens to Board of Directors

May 20, 2013

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has named Lester J. Owens to its Board of Directors.

Susan Reinhard

RWJUH Names Former NJDHSS Deputy Commissioner; Current AARP Policy Executive Susan Reinhard to Board of Directors

May 20, 2013

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has named former New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Deputy Commissioner and current AARP Public Policy Institute Senior Vice President Susan Reinhard, PhD, MSN, BSN, of Princeton Junction, to its Board of Directors.

American College of Surgeons Commission

RWJUH Receives Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

April 16, 2013

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s Cancer Program, in partnership with the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and private physicians in the community, has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. RWJUH is one of only two National Cancer Institute-designated cancer programs in the nation to achieve this honor.

Pic of man sleeping

RWJUH Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center Medical Director Explains Importance of Sleep, How to Get Quality Rest

March 5, 2013

Regularly getting four hours or less of sleep isn’t enough rest for most people, but sacrificing sleep to get it all done appears to be the new cultural norm. As National Sleep Awareness Week approaches, Dr. Anays M. Sotolongo, medical director of the Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center at RWJ, encourages broader understanding and acceptance of the importance of sleep.

Breast Care Connection Program at RWJUH Reaccredited By National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Breast Care Connection Program at RWJUH Reaccredited By National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

January 17, 2013

RWJUH’s Breast Care Connection, a program that guides patients through all aspects of breast health care, has been reaccredited for three years by The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

New Efforts to Close Hospitals’ Revolving Doors

New Efforts to Close Hospitals’ Revolving Doors

December 4, 2012

RWJ's Transitional Care Program is helping patients get the care they need and decreasing hospital readmission rates. Read more about it in this recent New York Times article.

RWJUH Becomes First New Jersey Hospital to Be Verified As a Pediatric Trauma Center

RWJUH Becomes First New Jersey Hospital to Be Verified As a Pediatric Trauma Center

November 12, 2012

RWJUH, in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, has become the first hospital in New Jersey to be verified as a Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons.

RWJ Health Connect Patient Portal

Enroll today to view lab and radiology results, update your healthcare record and view your results from other hospitals and participating providers all in one place!

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Community Needs Assessment

Findings from the recently completed Community Health Needs Assessment funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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