Health Matters

July 1, 2020

Is your family ready to enjoy summer – safely? On this Community Conversation, Atlantic Health System’s Christopher Zipp, DO, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Morristown Medical Center, and a physician with Atlantic Medical Group shares some important tips on summer safety, and why, as ...

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After the last few months it’s understandable we’re itching to restart our old fitness routines or get back to the sports activity we love. But there are some important guidelines to know before hitting the gym or the playing field. During this Community Conversation, Matthew Martinez, MD, ...

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As communities throughout New Jersey return to a “new normal,” it is more important than ever that patients know Atlantic Health System has resumed care for planned surgeries, treatments and check-ups and that they can depend on us to keep them safe. Learn more from Atlantic Health System ...

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Are you feeling afraid or anxious due to COVID-19 or social and economic uncertainty? There are some powerful tools to help you cope during this stressful time. Join Peter Bolo, MD, Chairman Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Overlook Medical Center, for a discussion about the ...

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Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Is your company searching for the right talent to deliver on its mission? On this Community Conversation, Nikki Sumpter, SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Atlantic Health System shares how you can prepare to maximize your success as we return ...

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As COVID-19 emerged throughout communities in New Jersey, a group of students in Summit dedicated to exploring ethical issues within society found the opportunity to put their learnings into action, with the help of medical ethics experts at Atlantic Health System. When the health system, a ...

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Join Eric Whitman, MD, Medical Director, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, for a community conversation where he will share important guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.  

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SUMMIT & MORRISTOWN, NJ – JUNE 2020 – The chief nursing officers of two Atlantic Health System hospitals were named to the 2020 list of “50 Hospital and Health System CNOs to Know,” by Becker’s Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading news sources covering the health care field. Carol Jones, ...

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Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health at Atlantic Health System sat down recently for a Facebook Live where he shared some important information for parents about what they need to know to keep kids ...

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Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

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Join Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Medical Director for Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will answer your questions about what parents need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

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Overlook Medical Center celebrated the work of the dedicated EMS first responders throughout the communities it serves with awards, gifts and other recognition as part of the national EMS Week, May 18–22. “The first responders throughout our region have been our steadfast partners through the ...

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Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally ...

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James C. Wittig, MD, chairman, Orthopedic Surgery, Morristown Medical Center, medical director of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery for Atlantic Health System, joined host Luke Margolis for the latest edition of our Facebook Live event series, Community Conversations. Dr.

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When Atlantic Health System put telehealth into effect to help control the spread of COVID-19, I thought, I’m going to hate it. I felt strongly that there’s no substitute for in-person visits, and expected that trying to communicate using video apps would be cumbersome. So I was surprised to find ...

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The safety of patients and team members is Atlantic Health System’s top priority. To make sure emergency departments across Atlantic Health’s hospitals remain safe for every patient who enters, reconfigured processes and facilities are in place to optimize safety and improve the patient ...

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Atlantic Health System achieved a new level of recognition for its accomplishments in environmental sustainability, receiving the System for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. Its Overlook Medical ...

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Join Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO of Atlantic Health System, for a look at how hospitals are seeing a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel and delivering safe and accessible care to every patient.  

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At Atlantic Health System the safety of our patients and team members is our top priority. Here are a few ways we are keeping our hospitals safe for you and your families. Please don’t delay seeking important care. To learn more, visit https://www.atlantichealth.org  

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In Atlantic Health System’s latest Community Conversation, Amy Perry, CEO, Hospital Division, Senior Vice President, Integrated Care Delivery, Atlantic Health System, shares the keys to our response to COVID-19 and some of the incredible stories taking place inside our medical centers.  

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As a vascular neurologist, I’m concerned that people’s fear of catching COVID-19 is stopping them from seeking health care, even those who may be gravely ill. Having a stroke is a major emergency that requires immediate medical intervention, yet people with symptoms erroneously believe the risk of ...

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In Atlantic Health System’s latest Community Conversation, Steven Sheris, MD, Senior Vice President, Physician Enterprise, Atlantic Health System and President, Atlantic Medical Group, explains the ways in which the delivery of care at the doctor's office is being re-imagined.  

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Medical care is a necessity. If you have postponed your medical care – a procedure, treatment for chronic conditions, or even a follow-up visit – we want to inform you that we have reconfigured both the office environment and processes with safety in mind, and we’re delivering health services with ...

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In Atlantic Health System’s latest Community Conversation, Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO, Atlantic Health System, explains why testing for COVID-19 is so important to reopening the state, and why this process is more like “turning a dial than flipping a switch.”  

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Don't delay getting the care you need. If you are experiencing a serious illness or severe symptoms of any kind, please do not put off seeking emergency medical care due to fears of coronavirus. Delaying emergency medical help could worsen symptoms or result in a life-threatening situation. In ...

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A Message From Atlantic Health System President and CEO Brian Gragnolati, featuring life-saving care givers from across Atlantic Health and beyond. To join our heroes on the front lines, visit http://www.atlantichealth.org/careers  

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Dr. Jason Kessler, Section Chief of Infectious Disease at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, a trusted expert on coronavirus for government officials, community leaders and patients, recently participated in a Facebook Live Community Conversation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), ...

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Atlantic Health System is here for our communities, but there are simple steps you can take to help us, help you.  

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On Tuesday, April 14, at 12:30pm Eastern, join Dr. Jason Kessler, a trusted expert on coronavirus for government officials, community leaders and patients. He will be leading a Community Conversation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), its source, how it spreads, and what you can do to help flatten ...

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Morristown Medical Center team member earns DAISY Award for life saving action Nurses are always committed to the care of their patients and don’t often get to provide care for each other, but that’s exactly what happened recently at Morristown Medical Center. A phlebotomist was drawing blood ...

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