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Newswise: Marisa Tufaro Foundation Donation Supports Art Therapy and Child Life Programs at BMSCH
Released: 8-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST
Marisa Tufaro Foundation Donation Supports Art Therapy and Child Life Programs at BMSCH
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

A hospital stay can be an anxious time for children and their families. The Marisa Tufaro Foundation helped make these stays less stressful for children when they recently made a generous donation to the child life program at The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH) at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH).

Released: 31-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Pediatric Emergency Telemedicine Links RWJUH Somerset Patients with Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital Physicians
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

When a child falls ill, receiving the right emergency care at the right time is crucial for recovery. Unfortunately, specialized pediatric emergency rooms can be far away, further delaying diagnosis and treatment in a time of need. To ensure children receive the urgent care they need, regardless of location, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) now offers emergency pediatric telemedicine, connecting patients to physicians on its Somerset campus with pediatric emergency medicine at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH) at RWJUH in New Brunswick through a secure, remote network.

Newswise: RWJUH New Brunswick And Somerset Named National Leader In LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
Released: 6-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT
RWJUH New Brunswick And Somerset Named National Leader In LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick and Somerset has been recognized as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” for the third consecutive year by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.

Released: 27-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Named Among The Best Hospitals in The U.S. for Kidney Transplant Outcomes
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s (RWJUH) Kidney Transplant Program has been named one of 53 hospitals in the United States with the best organ transplant outcomes, according to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.

Newswise: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Introduces Latest Generation of Gamma Knife Technology
Released: 27-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Introduces Latest Generation of Gamma Knife Technology
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is the first hospital in New Jersey to offer the Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, the most precise stereotactic radiosurgery system (SRS) currently available to patients diagnosed with primary and secondary brain tumors, vascular disorders, refractory pain, and movement disorders.

Released: 30-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Physician First in New Jersey to Perform ACCLARENT AERA™ Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation Procedure for Managing Chronic Ear Disease
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Michael S. Goldrich, MD, FACS, board-certified otolaryngologist at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital recently became the first physician in New Jersey to perform a new procedure called ACCLARENT AERA™ Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation for the treatment of chronic obstruction of the Eustachian tube or Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD).

Released: 27-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST
RWJBarnabas Health And Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia Announce Alliance
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today signed a Letter of Intent, proposing a strategic alliance and outlining plans to establish a pediatric health care delivery system, designed to improve access, delivery, quality and efficiency of pediatric health in central and northern New Jersey.

Released: 26-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Becomes First Hospital in New Jersey to Offer Specialized Primary Care Services for LGBTQIA Community
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital will become the first hospital in New Jersey to offer specialized primary care services for the LGBTQIA community when the hospital opens PROUD Family Health. Services will include primary medical care for children and adults, hormone therapy and monitoring, HIV care, health education, counseling, support groups and referrals for specialty services such as behavioral health services.

Released: 15-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT
Somerset Woman Returns to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital to Thank Health Care Team for Saving Her Life
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

After surviving a serious heart attack in June, Somerset resident Tamara D’Ambra recently returned to the hospital to personally thank the team of Mobile Health Services professionals, physicians and nurses at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for giving her a second chance at life.

Newswise: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Names Jessie L. Tucker III Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Released: 20-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Names Jessie L. Tucker III Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ) New Brunswick has named Jessie L. Tucker III, MBA, PhD, FACHE, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Newswise: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Receives American Hospital Association Equity of Care Award
Released: 27-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Receives American Hospital Association Equity of Care Award
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has been named winner of the 2015 Equity of Care Award from the American Hospital Association (AHA).

Released: 15-Jul-2015 5:00 PM EDT
Robert Wood Johnson Health System and Barnabas Health Sign Historic Agreement
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson Health System and Barnabas Health have signed the definitive agreement which outlines the merger between these two leading health systems. Once complete, the transaction will create New Jersey’s largest health care system and one of the largest in the nation -- to be known as RWJ Barnabas Health.

Newswise: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Launches Connexient's Medinav Navigation Edition 2.0, First True Indoor Navigation in a Hospital
Released: 9-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Launches Connexient's Medinav Navigation Edition 2.0, First True Indoor Navigation in a Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Connexient and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) announced this week the public launch of MediNavTM Navigator Edition 2.0. This makes RWJUH the first hospital in North America to deliver for its patients, visitors and staff the world's first true turn-by-turn indoor navigation smartphone application, with reliable indoor positioning accuracy of one to two meters.

Released: 2-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Designates Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital As Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has selected Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ) as one of just six healthcare facilities in New Jersey for inclusion in the Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care program. Healthcare facilities earning this status have been designated as Blue Distinction Centers for delivering quality care resulting in better overall outcomes for ‪bariatric‬ patients.

Released: 30-Jan-2015 5:00 PM EST
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Surgeons Among First in N.J. to Perform Robotic Surgery Using Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Technology
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Surgeons at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) are among the first in New Jersey to perform minimally invasive robotic surgeries using the da Vinci Xi Surgical System, the latest generation of robotic minimally invasive surgery technology. The da Vinci Xi offers surgeons enhanced visual technology, broader capabilities and improved instrument control.

Released: 10-Apr-2014 3:00 PM EDT
RWJUH Director of Transradial Catheterization is First N.J. Physician Certified to Use Less Invasive Coronary Artery Disease Treatment
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Treatment options for high-risk heart patients with severely calcified coronary artery disease (CAD) have been limited for more than 20 years. Now, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) offers a new alternative to open up blocked arteries. Zakir has completed the required training, including six cases, for use of the Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System and is now the first physician in New Jersey to receive coronary certification from device maker Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI).

Released: 19-Feb-2014 2:00 PM EST
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Names New Chief Diversity Officer
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Ryan Parker has been named Chief Diversity Officer at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH).

Released: 1-Oct-2013 9:00 AM EDT
RWJUH Introduces “Dining for All Seasons”
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

No more fried foods. Use more fresh ingredients. Offer in-demand foods considered “seasonal” year-round. Those are the key goals that the Food & Nutrition Department at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has accomplished in updating its in-patient menu in recognition of the hospital’s 10-year anniversary of Room Service Dining.

Released: 20-Jun-2013 2:00 PM EDT
Somerset Medical Center Announces Decision to Merge with N.J.’s Leading Academic Medical Center - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Somerset Medical Center’s Board of Trustees announced today that the medical center will pursue a merger with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in New Brunswick.

Released: 28-Mar-2013 5:00 PM EDT
RWJUH Experts Caution: Don’t Overlook Brain Injuries
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

While the public today is better educated and aware of the risks of brain injuries, March – also known as National Brain Injury Awareness Month - is a good time to educate ourselves and others that suspected head injuries, especially concussions, shouldn’t be ignored, say Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) experts.

Released: 5-Mar-2013 2:00 PM EST
RWJUH Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center Medical Director Explains the Importance of Sleep, How to Get Quality Rest
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Regularly getting four hours or less of sleep isn’t enough rest for most people, but sacrificing sleep to get it all done appears to be the new cultural norm. During National Sleep Awareness Week, Anays M. Sotolongo, MD, medical director of the Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Center at RWJUH, encourages broader understanding and acceptance of the importance of sleep.

Released: 12-Nov-2012 4:00 PM EST
RWJUH Becomes First Hospital in New Jersey to Be Verified as a Pediatric Trauma Center
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, has become the first hospital in New Jersey to be verified as a Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). In addition, RWJUH’s Level I Adult Trauma Center was reverified for the eighth consecutive time.

Released: 11-Jul-2012 12:00 PM EDT
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Recognized among Nation’s “Most Wired” Hospitals
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

RWJUH has been recognized among the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals according to the results of the 2012 Most Wired Survey released this week in the latest issue of Hospitals & Health Networks, the flagship magazine of the American Hospital Association.

Released: 29-Mar-2012 1:00 PM EDT
RWJUH, UMDNJ-RWJMS Doctors First in Tri-State to Treat Epilepsy with Laser Technology
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Doctors at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are the first in the tri-state region - and only the seventh nationally - to use laser ablation, a revolutionary, minimally invasive laser technology that utilizes light energy, to treat epilepsy.

Released: 12-Mar-2012 4:00 PM EDT
NJBIZ Names RWJ Among 100 Best Places to Work in New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ) has been named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ, the state’s leading business journal. The program recognizes and honors the top places of employment in New Jersey that strengthen the state’s economy and support their workforce members.

Released: 13-Feb-2012 11:00 AM EST
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and UMDNJ-RWJMS Among The First Nationally to Offer Groundbreaking Aortic Valve Replacement Procedure
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Physicians at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ) and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are among the first in the nation to offer a groundbreaking aortic valve replacement technique that provides new treatment options and hope for patients diagnosed with severe aortic valve disease who are suffering from end-stage heart disease.


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