NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Sick or injured city residents appear to be in good hands.
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s Mobile Health Service has won three awards for its emergency medical work. The unit received the accolades at the state Department of Health’s EMS Awards Dinner on Nov. 18 at Harrah’s Waterfront Convention Center in Atlantic City, according to a press release.
Notably, the hospital won the Outstanding EMS Call of the Year award for its treatment of several members of the military who were injured in a “serious” Humvee crash, according to the release.
The crash left one individual pinned under the motor vehicle, while another required a limb amputation. Others were wounded, as well, according to the release.
Danny Frazier, assistant tour chief of logistics, accepted the honor on behalf of Robert Wood Johnson’s Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support teams.
The state also recognized Matt Mocarsky as the Outstanding Specialty Care Transport Nurse of the Year and Colleen Donovan as the Outstanding EMS Physician of the Year.
A total of 700 people attended the awards dinner. Another 1,100 individuals watched the event online, according to the press release.