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2014-07-24 12:28:00

NJHA's 'Gainsharing' Pilot Achieves $113 Million in Healthcare Savings PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of 12 New Jersey hospitals achieved $113 million in healthcare savings under a pilot project that encourages hospitals and physicians to work together to provide more efficient, high-quality care, according to a profile from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (available at...

2014-06-25 23:07:59

The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center Honored for Providing Exceptional Patient Care and Treatment Long Branch, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women...

2008-12-01 08:00:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- What do poetry, art, literature, film and history have to do with medical practice? "Everything," according to Richard S. Panush, M.D., Chair of Medicine at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, who has pioneered an innovative program bringing humanities to the bedside for residents in internal medicine. "Studying the humanities helps us restore the 'soul' of medicine," explains Dr. Panush, who is a leader among a growing group of physicians and...

2008-11-06 15:00:00

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals (NJCTH) today announced that it had achieved a significant milestone in the 22-year history of the educational and advocacy organization as the last of the state's major teaching medical facilities have agreed to join. Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) and Saint Peter's University Hospital are now members of the NJCTH. "This is an important day for the Council," said William McDonald, Chief...

2008-07-24 18:01:00

By Phil Galewitz, The Palm Beach Post, Fla. Jul. 24--Palm Beach County's top health leaders have begun meeting to develop plans for an academic medical center -- a powerhouse that could serve as a major training ground for doctors, offer cutting-edge clinical trials and provide a full range of medical specialists. The talks follow the decision of financially ailing Boca Raton Community Hospital last month to drop plans for a $600 million, 600-bed academic medical center on nearby...

2008-04-08 09:04:07

LONG BRANCH, N.J., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Monmouth Medical Center has become one of the first hospitals in the United States and the only hospital in New Jersey to offer a new incisionless procedure to reverse weight gain after gastric bypass surgery. Steven Gorcey, MD, division chief of Gastroenterology at Monmouth Medical Center and Frank Borao, MD, chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery and medical director of Monmouth's Bariatric Surgery Program, performed the first two procedures...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.