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RWJBarnabas Health President and CEO Barry H. Ostrowsky Named One of "The 25 Most Influential People in New Jersey

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer for RWJBarnabas Health, was recently named one of ‘The 25 Most Influential People in New Jersey’ by NJ Advance Media.  This annual ranking recognizes exceptional individuals in the Garden State with the innate ability to affect change.

In creating this year’s list of the 25 Most Influential People, NJ Advance Media considered relevance in social, political and cultural realms, as well as an “X-Factor” to develop their scorecard.  Mr. Ostrowsky, the leader of New Jersey’s largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system, RWJBarnabas Health, the second largest private employer in the state, is in great company.  Also ranked on this list are Robert Barchi, President of Rutgers University; Governor Chris Christie; Bruce Springsteen; Jon Bon Jovi; US Senator Cory Booker; Stephen Colbert, Comedian; and others.

Mr. Ostrowsky leads RWJBarnabas Health’s initiatives ensuring the highest quality health care for patients, and is spearheading a state-wide endeavor to promote wellness and healthier living for all employees and the diverse communities it serves.  

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Mr. Ostrowsky has also been very vocal in speaking out about the need for more women leaders in executive positions and positions of power.  “I am proud of the efforts that we are making at our own institution, but there is always room for growth,” said Mr. Ostrowsky.  “The time has come for an honest conversation about the role that men, including myself, must play in ensuring equal access to leadership for women.  The bottom line is that decision makers in nearly every industry are men, and therefore it is incumbent upon us to facilitate the change needed.”

Mr. Ostrowsky joined Saint Barnabas Medical Center in 1991 as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. He served in the same role at Barnabas Health, when the System was created in 1996. He assumed the title of President and Chief Operating Officer in 2010, and became President and Chief Executive Officer in January, 2012.  Mr. Ostrowsky was recently named President and Chief Executive Officer of the newly formed RWJBarnabas Health.

Prior, Mr. Ostrowsky was a Senior Partner in the law firm of Brach Eichler. Throughout his career, Mr. Ostrowsky has been actively involved in many community organizations. He received a BA from Rutgers University and a JD from the University of Tennessee School of Law.

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About RWJBarnabas Health
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, treating over 3 million patients a year. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH in New Brunswick and Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children’s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and four accountable care organizations. 

RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s second largest private employer – with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for its outstanding quality and safety.

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Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

February 19, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Recreation Department announced that it is accepting memberships for the township pool, tennis and golf facilities. The memberships are available to all Millburn Township residents and the applications are available online.

The membership application can be accessed at http://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/3258 or go ...

Millburn Police Investigate Theft by Nordstrom Employee

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On February 6, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Royce stopped a 2009 Jaguar XKR as it exited the mall for having no front plate. The investigation led to the arrest of 50 year old Christopher Garibian of Morristown on an outstanding traffic warrant out of Morris Township. Mr. Garibian was placed under arrest, issued summonses, and released after posting ...

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On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...

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February 23, 2018

Join Tullamore Dew and St. James's Gate for a 5 course whiskey dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m.

5 courses with 5 whiskies.

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