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AHa!, Atlantic Health System’s Innovation Center Celebrates Strong First Year

December 11, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline.

At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health Advancements—AHa!—to inspire Atlantic Health System’s team of ...

Warming Center in Morristown Set to Open as Temperatures Dip

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Fire House will open as a warming center as temperatures dip this week.

The Town of Morristown has announced when temperatures drop below 20 degrees, warming centers are opened. The warming center at the Morristown Fire House, located at 161 Speedwell Avenue will be open from 4:30pm - 8:30 am on the following dates:

Friday December 7 

Saturday ...

Bill to Ensure Adequate Defense against Meningitis on NJ College Campuses Advances

TRENTON NJ – Aiming to help protect students at New Jersey’s four-year colleges and universities from meningitis outbreaks, the Assembly Health and Senior Services committee approved bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter Monday.

“This bill would create a proactive policy that mirrors the CDC’s recommendations to help prevent potential ...

Warming Center in Morristown Set to Open as Temperatures Dip

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Fire House will open as a warming center as temperatures dip this week.

The Town of Morristown has announced when temperatures drop below 20 degrees, warming centers are opened. The warming center at the Morristown Fire House, located at 161 Speedwell Avenue will be open from 4:30pm - 8:30 am on the following dates:

Tuesday December 4 

Wednesday ...

Former Heart Patient from Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center Fulfills Dream with New York Jets

On May 29th, 2018, Harold Arnold of Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania was rushed by his wife to Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center with chest pain. His case was a true emergency, and his heart valve began leaking while he was being transported to the cardiac cath lab for a procedure. There, not only did the cardiac surgery team replace Harold's aortic valve with a minimally ...

Tips to make sure your Thanksgiving turkey is safe

EDISON, NJ – With Thanksgiving a day away, remember to be safe when cooking that turkey.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry- associated foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States.

The following are CDC’s “Food Safety Tips for your Holiday ...

School Warning Bells: Suicide Now the Second Leading Cause of Death for Ages 10 to 18

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - The chill many feel isn't from the recent snowstorm. It's the glaring statistics on suicide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is now the second-leading cause of death for ages 10 to 18. The number of teens reporting feeling sad, hopeless or suicidal has risen.

Experts say, however, that suicide is preventable and for those ...

Morristown Among Three Atlantic Health System Medical Centers Recognized with “A” Hospital Safety Grade

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Medical Center -- along with Overlook and Chilton Medical Centers -- have been named among the top hospitals in the nation for safety by The Leapfrog Group, with each facility earning the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ in Leapfrog's fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grades.

The three Atlantic Health System medical centers ...

Reminder to Morristown Pet Owners - NJ State Law Says Pets Must Have Proper Shelter in Freezing Temperatures

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures to overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets.

NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated). Keep your pets safe and avoid getting a fine by bringing your pets indoors any ...

Two Atlantic Health System Medical Centers Again Recognized for ‘Meritorious’ Surgical Quality

MORRISTOWN – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were again recognized as one of 83 participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®).

The ACS NSQIP recognition program commends a select ...

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