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November 27, 2022

WAYNE, NJ - St. Joseph’s Health and Hackensack Meridian Health are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their clinical affiliation this month. The affiliation brought the expertise of the Hackensack Meridian Johnson Rehabilitation Institute to serve residents of North Jersey at the St. Joseph’s ...

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PATERSON, NJ - St. Joseph’s Health announced that Dr. Bledi Zaku, a renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has joined St. Joseph’s Heath, where he is assuming the role of Chief of the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Zaku is a board certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon by the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - November 15th was National Philanthropy Day, a day dedicated to recognizing the great contributions of philanthropy. Recently, the St. Joseph’s Health Foundation’s Young Professionals Committee’s 2022 held an Outdoor Movie Night, which raised $25,000.   The event, which took place at ...

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WAYNE, NJ - St. Joseph’s Health welcomed Veronica Chehata, MD, physical medicine and rehabilitation physician and neurorehabilitation specialist, on Friday.    “Dr. Chehata’s specialized training in general rehabilitation, neurorehabilitation and spinal cord injury makes her an excellent ...

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PATERSON, NJ - St. Joseph's University Medical Center recently received the 2022 ANCC Magnet Prize, sponsored by Oracle Cerner, a global health care technology company. The award was presented at the 2022 co-located ANCC National Magnet Conference and ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference in ...

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PATERSON, NJ - St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric T. Choi, MD, FACS, as the new Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery and as a member of the Division of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Choi comes to St. Joseph’s from Temple University Hospital, where he served as ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - St. Joseph's Health and the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department collaborated for an interactive training exercise to provide hospital employees with hands-on experience in case they should ever face an active shooter emergency. The exercise focused on patient and employee safety, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - St. Joseph’s Health announced on Friday that the organization received three 2022 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards. The Healthcare Heroes awards program was created to honor and recognize individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of Health Care in New ...

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PATERSON, NJ - St. Joseph’s Health has received four American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline achievement awards for demonstrating a commitment to following up-to-date, research-based guidelines for the treatment of heart disease and stroke, ultimately leading to ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - St. Joseph’s Healthcare and Rehab Center recently hosted a birthday celebration for two centenarians who currently live at the facility.  This annual event recognizes the birthdays of any resident who is 100-years-old or older. Honorees this year included Sr. Emily Walsh, who ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Former National Football League Offensive Lineman Roman Oben and Swati Parekh, MD, Chair of Ophthalmology at St. Joseph’s Health, are the newest additions to lend their perspective and talents to the St. Joseph’s Health Foundation Board of Trustees. Together, they will work with ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A prominent physician at St. Joseph’s Health has been appointed by Governor Phil Murphy to serve on the Personalized Handgun Authorization Commission. Murphy announced that Jennifer Chuang, currently the Section Chief for Adolescent Medicine at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, ...

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St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to announce that Nilesh Patel, DO, has been appointed as Chairman of Emergency Medicine. In his role, Patel will oversee the Emergency Departments at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, and St. Joseph Wayne Medical Center in Wayne, New Jersey. “Dr.

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As we prepare to celebrate another holiday amid a global pandemic, many families are struggling with the idea of not seeing their loved ones in person this Thanksgiving. But, as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in our area and across the country, healthcare workers are urging people to say ...

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First day of school jitters are common across all age groups, including parents and teachers who often report feeling a little anxious as summer comes to an end. In general, students tend to experience a mix of anxiety and excitement about the first day of school due to various changes that can ...

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