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Atlantic Health System Earns Spot for 10th Year on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ List

February 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today celebrated a decade of excellence after it was recognized among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 74 in its tenth consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

It is the only health care delivery system from New Jersey, and the top-ranked New Jersey ...

Everyone Loves a Serenade at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Valentine's Day, Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights had a special celebration with a singer that entertained and serenaded the residents with songs of love, family and "boogie-woogie" blues. 

At times, the rhythm of the music got residents moving and tapping their hands on their laps and a few stood up to dance. Music ...

‘Reefer Madness’ Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Atlantic Health, Five Additional NJ Hospital Systems Partner to Form 'Healthcare Transformation Consortium'

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Recently, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase announced they were joining forces to reduce healthcare costs. Now six New Jersey-based health care systems, including Atlantic Health System -- parent corporation of Summit's Overlook Medical Center -- have been working on the same goal, and have formed a consortium designed to reduce costs, expand ...

New Operating Room at Morristown Medical Center Accommodates Increase of Heart Valve Patients

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, opened a state-of-the-art, hybrid operating room to accommodate the increasing number of transcatheter (minimally invasive) structural heart procedures and transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs) performed.

The operating room has highly specialized equipment and monitoring technology for both open heart and ...

Paterson Firefighter Opens Up About Struggles, Urges Other not to Suffer in Silence

PATERSON, NJ- Not a week goes by when a tale of heroism and bravery on the part of firefighters isn’t told in this publication.

Indeed, for them, running into a burning building is as natural as running out of one is for the rest of us. That became apparent again on Monday when members of the Paterson Fire Department responded to a fire at 268 Main Street which led to the eventual total ...

GL TREND Club Leaders Update Berkeley Heights School Board on its Activities

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  The TREND Club is trending at Governor Livingston High School.

Executive Board members of the “TREND” Club updated board members on the activities, goals and funding of one of the oldest clubs in the school’s history. TREND is the acronym for “Turning Recreation Events into New Directions.” The goal of the group is to ...

K Primary Care and Medical Nutrition Center Offers Post-Bariatric Surgery Nutrition Program

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - K Primary Care and Medical Nutrition Center has partnered with bariatric surgeons with the introduction of a Post-Bariatric Surgery Nutrition Program.

The program focuses on diet, exercise and stress management. "It is important to follow recommended dietary guidelines after bariatric surgery," said Dr. Kavita Kewalramani, Medical ...

Goryeb Children’s Hospital Kickoff Location for Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy’s (PPMD) 2018 End Duchenne Tour

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Goryeb Children’s Hospital, part of Atlantic Health System, will proudly serve as the kickoff location for the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy’s (PPMD) 2018 End Duchenne Tour across America.

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) is the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit organization in the United States focused on finding a cure for Duchenne muscular ...

New Jersey Hospital Association Honors Trinitas Chairman Vic Richel of Berkeley Heights

ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Richel, a native of Elizabeth, and long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, has served as past Chairman and now Vice Chairman, of the Trinitas Health & Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, was named Hospital Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital Association during their 99th annual meeting held recently in Princeton.

Richel is a banking executive, ...

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HOLD: Fellowship Helping Hands Receives Home Care Award

February 17, 2018

Fellowship Helping Hands, the home care agency operated by Fellowship Senior Living in Basking Ridge,  has received the 2018 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse, announced Liz Fandel, vice president of Home Community Based Services at Fellowship Senior Living.

Fellowship Helping Hands is a New Jersey licensed home care service for older and ...