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2014-05-13 16:29:17

Data-driven approach and implementation of BD Vacutainer® Push Button Blood Collection Sets help drive change at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An article published in the Spring 2014 issue of the Journal of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare discusses how a systematic, data-driven approach and the subsequent adoption of a safety-engineered blood collection set helped Robert Wood Johnson...

2014-03-06 08:31:32

WOONSOCKET, R.I. and NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ), one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, have signed a clinical collaboration to enhance access to high quality health care services at MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in New Jersey's Middlesex and Mercer counties. The affiliation is...

2014-03-05 08:30:51

FLEMINGTON, N.J., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunterdon Medical Center announced it is now the only hospital in New Jersey offering patients a new, non-surgical treatment for internal hemorrhoids: the HET(TM) System. The HET System applies a combination of gentle tissue compression and mild heat to remove or significantly shrink internal hemorrhoids. The cost-effective procedure is now available at Advanced Gastroenterology and Nutrition and is completed within a single-visit with...

2014-02-26 12:25:28

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Dyk Health Care, Inc. (www.vandykhealthcare.com) is pleased to announce that Dr. Marc Morresi, Medical Director for Van Dyk Health Care's Montclair facility, has been elected to the Hackensack UMC Mountainside Board of Trustees. Dr. Morresi officially started his new appointment to the Board of Trustees on February 1, 2014. Along with other hospital senior leaders, doctors and community members, he will be involved in overseeing the...

2013-06-21 23:03:58

Hospital Provides Physician and Medical Services Websites to Better Serve Its Community and Highlight Its Physicians Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Raritan Bay Medical Center is pleased to announce the launch of dedicated physician and medical services specialty websites providing Monmouth and Middlesex county residents with quick and easy access to medical services and information. The websites are available on both desktop and mobile environments. Raritan Bay Medical Center’s...

2013-05-17 23:04:28

New 95,000 sq. ft. building adds surgical suites and provides expansion of hospital service areas at RBMC Old Bridge, NJ Old Bridge, NJ (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) celebrated the start of construction of a new medical office building, tentatively scheduled to open in 14 months, at the medical center´s Old Bridge location with a groundbreaking ceremony May 15. RBMC and Landmark Healthcare Facilities have been working rapidly to deliver the new 95,000 square...


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