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  • RWJBarnabas Health Hospitals Named 2016 Most Wired

    Posted: 07/07/2016

    WEST ORANGE, N.J. — The 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, including the list of Most Wired Hospitals, was released by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. Eight out of eleven of RWJBarnabas Health hospitals were named to the 2016 Most Wired list including: Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville; Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch; Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark; Robert Wood Johnson University...

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick Earns Fifth Prestigious Magnet® Designation For Nursing Excellence

    Posted: 06/28/2016

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Following a rigorous re-designation process, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ) New Brunswick has earned Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the fifth consecutive time. RWJ is one of only seven organizations internationally to achieve this distinction. With this achievement, RWJ New Brunswick retains its place among an elite group of health care providers that belong to the Magnet community.  Approximate...

  • The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Named One of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals By U.S.News & World Report

    Posted: 06/21/2016

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH) at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has been named one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals, according to the 2016-17 U.S.News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. BMSCH is the only children’s hospital in New Jersey and one of only 78 children’s hospitals surveyed nationally to earn a place on this prestigious list. BMSCH is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in Urology (#27). The U...

  • Executive Women Of New Jersey To Honor 11 Executive Women From RWJBarnabas Health at The Executive Women of New Jersey Salute To The Policy Makers Gala

    Posted: 05/12/2016

    WEST ORANGE, N.J.- The Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) honored 11 executive women from RWJBarnabas Health for their trailblazing work in advancing women’s leadership at the organization’s signature Salute to the Policy Makers Gala, which recently was held at the Hilton East Brunswick. In keeping with EWNJ’s mission to ensure that women have equal access to boards and senior corporate governance, this gala showcased the abundance of high-achieving women leaders in New Jersey. It ...

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Names Jessie L. Tucker III Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

    Posted: 04/20/2016

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ) New Brunswick has named Jessie L. Tucker III, MBA, PhD, FACHE, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Tucker comes to RWJ from Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital (LBJ), a 328- licensed bed county hospital in Houston, Texas, where he served as Chief Administrator. In addition to this role, Dr. Tucker served as Executive Vice President for the Harris Health System in Houston. “We’re both pleased and excited that Jessie has...

  • Public Notice: Magnet Recognition Program® Site Visit

    Posted: 04/19/2016

    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital was designated as a Magnet organization in 2011 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.  This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services.  In June 2016, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is applying for re-designation. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so.  Anyone may send comments via e-mail, fax, and di...

  • Barnabas Health, Robert Wood Johnson Health System Complete Merger; Combine to Form Most Comprehensive Health System In New Jersey – RWJBarnabas Health

    Posted: 03/31/2016

    WEST ORANGE, N.J. —  Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System announced today the completion of the merger of their two health systems to form the most comprehensive health system in the state of New Jersey – RWJBarnabas Health. The partnership creates a new organization that will reach approximately 5 million people - more than half of the state’s population - and that will advance the health of the region. As one health system, RWJBarnabas Health will: • Improve the overall...

  • Michael Antoniades Named Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer

    Posted: 03/30/2016

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has named Monroe resident Michael Antoniades, MPA, President and Chief Executive Officer, over both the New Brunswick and Somerset campuses. Mr. Antoniades succeeds Mr. Stephen K. Jones, who served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the hospital since 2007, and who will soon assume the role of Chief Academic Officer for RWJ’s new parent organization – RWJRWBarnabas Health. “Mike is a proven leader who possesses the needed vision, dri...

  • RWJ Breast Cancer Program Re-accredited by National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

    Posted: 03/08/2016

    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s Breast Cancer Program has been granted a full three-year accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. This reaccreditation marks the third time that RWJ and Rutgers and Cancer Institute have achieved this status.  Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highe...

  • Patient of Courage Award Recipient and Trauma Survivor Gabe Hurley Donates $5,000 to Benefit Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s Safety Ambassador Program

    Posted: 01/28/2016

    (New Brunswick) - Gabe Hurley, a Somerset resident and former Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Institute for Advanced Reconstruction patient, was among the individuals honored as Patients of Courage by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons at the Society’s annual scientific conference. Hurley, who now serves as a motivational speaker inspiring thousands of youths across New Jersey each year, received a $5,000 award through the program, which honors reconstructive plastic surgery patients w...