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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...

2014-01-29 16:26:41

HACKENSACK, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January 2014 will go down as one of coldest months in years. Even parts of the country known for their mild winters have experienced the arrival (and return) of arctic chill. At Hackensack University Health Network in northern New Jersey, we are experts in helping people deal with the cold. In fact, we were chosen as one of the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee's official medical services providers for Super Bowl XLVIII, the first ever...

2014-01-24 12:23:16

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stephen K. Jones of Kendall Park, president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Health System in New Brunswick, today was installed as chairman of the board of the New Jersey Hospital Association, the state's oldest and largest hospital and healthcare advocacy organization. The board chairman's official installation, as well as the appointment of new board officers and members, was held during NJHA's 95(th) Annual Meeting at the...

2013-09-26 16:27:07

- No. 1 Cancer Center in U.S. Has New Home in New Jersey - CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cooper University Health Care and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center signed a partnership agreement to create MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in Camden. This new, integrated cancer center will be the first partnership for MD Anderson in the Northeast. MD Anderson is located in Houston, Texas, and is the No. 1 cancer center in the United States...

2013-09-23 12:26:02

Former SVP, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer for University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey To Lead MediTract's Compliance Consulting Services CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MediTract Inc. has named Bret S. Bissey as its new Senior Vice President, Compliance Services. Bissey, who has been in the health care compliance industry since 1997, will lead the company's consulting services division. In this leadership role, Bret will provide clients expert advice,...

2013-09-17 08:31:35

HAMILTON, N.J., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton (RWJ Hamilton) has signed a lease with Burris Construction Company, D.B.A. Burris Post Acute Network (Burris) to allow Burris to develop a short stay private rehabilitation facility on RWJ Hamilton's campus. Once construction is complete, the post acute rehabilitation center will be operated and managed by Genesis HealthCare. "Our relationship with Burris will continue to grow and...

2013-09-16 12:28:04

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to a joint effort between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF), the Eric B. Chandler Health Center has received $4 million to establish an endowment to help assure that central New Jersey's most vulnerable residents will receive needed health care now and in the future. "We were delighted to work with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on this project," explained Dr....

2013-08-30 23:03:20

New Rutgers Institute will focus on how the country's major health issues are affected by developmental nutrition. New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Rutgers University today officially broke ground on the site for the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health (IFNH). The building project is a result of a $10 million grant awarded to the University by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the largest private philanthropy in New Jersey, as well as an additional...

2013-07-18 23:22:52

Michele Nitti, D.O. and Jose Flores, D.O. cofounders of Montclair Family Practice, have joined Summit Medical Group. Berkeley Heights, N.J. (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Summit Medical Group, New Jersey’s largest private multispecialty medical group welcomes Michele Nitti, D.O. and Jose Flores, D.O. cofounders of Montclair Family Practice. Prior to founding Montclair Family Practice, Dr. Nitti practiced for 20 years with Franklin Pediatrics in Whippany, New Jersey. Before entering private...