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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Join RWJ in Recognzing Domestic Violence Awareness Month at March & Rally on October 17 in New Brunswick

    Posted: 10/15/2015

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is among the members of The New Brunswick Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition (NBDVAC) participating in the NBDVAC’s Annual March & Rally Against Domestic Violence on Oct. 17, between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Suydam Street Reformed Church. Participants should arrive at the church, which is located at 74 Drift St., no later than 10:15 a.m. this Saturday to assemble to begin the march around the City of New Brunswick. Coalition mem...

  • Five Simple Lessons Parents and Caregivers Can Teach Children to Help Them Avoid Injuries On Their Way to School

    Posted: 09/03/2015

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – It is alarmingly common for children to get hit by a vehicle while walking. Recently released data reports that more than 440 kids were killed in 2013 after being hit while walking, and 16,000 more were injured. That’s 44 children hurt every day. The surprising statistics demonstrate the need for parents and caregivers to talk to children about safe walking behaviors. “With kids starting back to school, now is the perfect time for a refresher course on walking safely. Parents know ...

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Named among “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” By Modern Healthcare

    Posted: 08/21/2015

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Modern Healthcare has named Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) among the 100 companies and organizations on its “Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2015.” The recognition program, now in its eighth year, honors workplaces throughout the healthcare industry that empower their employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services. “Employee engagement is key to making the transition from volume to value-based care in today’s fa...

  • Donors Sought for August 6 Blood Drive

    Posted: 07/31/2015

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – During the summer months, the blood supply in New Jersey often drops to dangerously low levels. Donors can help to maintain an adequate supply of blood for patients throughout the state, including at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and for those who donate on Aug. 6, there are added incentives – chances to win a “V.I.P. Experience” for the Rutgers vs. Nebraska football game this fall and one of five one-year premium memberships to ScarletNation.com. Donors can give blood o...

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Receives American Hospital Association Equity of Care Award

    Posted: 07/24/2015

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has been named winner of the 2015 Equity of Care Award from the American Hospital Association (AHA). The award is presented annually to hospitals or care systems that are noteworthy leaders and examples to the field in the area of equitable care, demonstrating a high level of success in reducing health care disparities and promoting diversity in leadership and staff within their organization. RWJUH was recognized as one of two top-per...