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2014-09-18 23:02:55

Doctors at Christ Hospital operate using the latest da Vinci system. Patient in excellent condition in another first for CarePoint Health. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that the first prostatectomy (the removal of a cancerous prostate, along with the adjacent glands) in the State of New Jersey using the new da Vinci robotic Xi platform was performed at Christ Hospital on September 8, 2014. The surgery was performed by Dr. Mutahar Ahmed...

2014-09-16 23:03:36

Dr. Leigh Montes named Co-Director of expanded Bariatric program. Doctor’s expertise to improve weight loss options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading Bariatric Surgeon, Leigh Montes, MD, has joined our expanded Bariatric program as Co-Director of Bariatric Surgery at Christ Hospital. Our system welcomes Dr. Montes to the community. New Jersey Bariatric Center, a medical and surgical weight loss...

2014-07-23 23:03:16

Surgeons at Christ Hospital operate using the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System. Investment in innovation brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Christ Hospital is the first hospital in New Jersey to receive the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System, the latest and most advanced robotics platform in the da Vinci series. This 4th generation robotic platform is a technological leap and a...

2014-06-30 23:09:47

The Maternity Care Excellence Award Distinguishes CarePoint Health – Christ Hospital for Delivering Superior Outcomes in Women’s Health Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 CarePoint Health – Christ Hospital today announced that it has been recognized for the Healthgrades Maternity Care Excellence Award, Five-Star Recipient for Maternity Care, and Five-Star Recipient for Gynecologic Surgery for providing outstanding performance in GYN surgery, as measured by Healthgrades, the...

2014-05-22 23:00:23

Department of Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake toured the facility. Hudson SPEAKS Against Sexual Violence funded by CarePoint Health Foundation. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Hudson SPEAKS Against Sexual Violence, the rape crisis center funded by the nonprofit CarePoint Health Foundation, was pleased to welcome New Jersey Department of Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake on April 24, 2014. Hudson SPEAKS...

2014-05-14 23:00:33

Community invited to attend free event at all three CarePoint Health hospitals. Lecture presented by Joanne Foster, Psychiatric Social Worker. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to present Joanne Foster, Psychiatric Social Worker, and her Lunch and Learn lecture: “Depression – What You Need to Know”. The community is invited for lunch and a fascinating presentation to learn about how to clinical depression and how the condition is treated. Joann...

2014-05-12 23:03:24

CarePoint Health announced today that its achievements in patient safety and care quality have resulted in a financial reward as part of the 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Hospital Recognition Program. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 CarePoint Health announced today that its achievements in patient safety and care quality have resulted in a financial reward as part of the 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Hospital Recognition Program....

2014-05-08 23:02:51

Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center receive “A” ratings. Grade reflects how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that the latest Hospital Safety Score honored Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score, designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients...

2014-05-06 23:03:43

The community is invited for lunch and a fascinating lecture to learn about how women are impacted by strokes and how they can stay healthy through measures to reduce their risk. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month, CarePoint Health is pleased to present the next event in the Lunch and Learn free lecture series: “Women and Strokes”. The community is invited for lunch and a fascinating lecture to learn about how women are impacted by strokes...

2014-05-05 23:03:36

In recognition of National Arthritis Awareness Month, CarePoint Health has partnered with the Arthritis Foundation and is pleased to present the next event in the Lunch and Learn free lecture series: “Healthy Eating and Arthritis”. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 In recognition of National Arthritis Awareness Month, CarePoint Health has partnered with the Arthritis Foundation and is pleased to present the next event in the Lunch and Learn free lecture series: “Healthy Eating...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'