Red Bank, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Integrative Health & Medicine has expanded services to serve the community at Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center through a generous donation from Frank and Valerie Montecalvo. Beginning Tuesday, July 30, added services will include: integrative physician consultations, nurse practitioner consults, acupuncture, nutrition counseling and health coaching services. Health psychology will be available in September.

 

“We are so pleased to be able to support Riverview Medical Center in offering these critical services to our local community. We are firm believers in the care of the entire person and are so excited to see how this program will help the medical center continue its critical work in providing the highest quality health care to thousands in our region,” says Valerie Montecalvo.

 

Integrative Health & Medicine focuses on the health and well-being of the whole person – mind, body and spirit. The team of Integrative Health & Medicine practitioners address the impact of lifestyle, environment and genetics on an individual’s well-being while optimizing health over one’s lifespan by addressing the unique circumstances of the individual.

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“We are thrilled to continue growing and bring Integrative Health & Medicine to a new location,” says Kelly Briggs, MBA, RN, NE-BC, administrative director of Hackensack Meridian Integrative Health & Medicine. “We look forward to providing care to families of Red Bank and the surrounding communities.”

 

“The Integrative Health & Medicine program started at Hackensack Meridian Health three years ago due to a great team effort and it has always been our vision to serve the community of Red Bank,” says Timothy J. Hogan, FACHE, president, Care Transformation Services. “Being part of the initiative from its inception, I am so proud to see this coming to fruition.” 

 

“Being able to offer Integrative Health & Medicine at Riverview Medical Center greatly expands our ability to care for our community,” said Kelli O’Brien, chief hospital executive at Riverview Medical Center. “We strive to take a comprehensive approach to health care and this allows us to provide patients with types of care they might not have previously considered.”

 

For more information, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/IntegrativeMedicine, email integrativehealth@hackensackmeridian.org, or call 732-263-7999 to make an appointment. 

 

Pictured in photo: from left to right: Marissa Winters, MA, RDN, Integrative Nutritionist, Integrative Health & Medicine; Pam Jansky, RN-BC, CDE, NBC-HWC, HN-BC, Integrative Nurse Health Coach, Integrative Health & Medicine; Jennifer Smith, vice president of development, Meridian Health Foundation; Rebecca Graboso, DNP, MBA, RN, FNP-BC, chief nursing officer, Riverview Medical Center; Kelly Briggs, MBA, RN, NE-BC, administrative director, Integrative Health & Medicine; Dr. David Leopold, MD, DABFM, DABOIM, medical director, Integrative Health & Medicine; Valerie Montecalvo; Kelli O’Brien, chief hospital executive, Riverview Medical Center; Sheila Hintze, director of operations and administration, Riverview Medical Center; Marie Feiter, RN, BSN, Hospital & Care Transformation Integration Manager 

 

 

ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH RIVERVIEW MEDICAL CENTER

 

Celebrating its 90th anniversary, Riverview Medical Center is a 492-bed not-for-profit community hospital located on the Navesink River in Red Bank, New Jersey. Riverview Medical Center provides health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines including: maternity, surgical services, emergency and cancer services. Riverview’s Cancer Care Center offers comprehensive cancer services close to home, while Riverview’s Jane H. Booker Women’s Center combines expertise and convenience to address preventative health, diagnosis, treatment, and support for women of all ages.

 

Riverview Rehabilitation Center is Monmouth County’s only fully-accredited inpatient rehabilitation facility, and Riverview Medical Center is a designated Primary Stroke Center and has also maintained prestigious Magnet designation for Nursing Excellence since 1998. Riverview Medical Center is the only hospital in the region with the groundbreaking CyberKnife® system, offering a state-of-the-art alternative to surgery for some patients who have inoperable or surgically complex tumors. For more information about Riverview Medical Center and Hackensack Meridian Health, please call 1-800-560-9990 or visitwww.riverviewmedicalcenter.com.

 

ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH


Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. 

 

Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 17 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties, which includes three academic medical centers – Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, JFK Medical Center in Edison; two children’s hospitals - Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; nine community hospitals – Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, and Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin; a behavioral health hospital – Carrier Clinic in Belle Mead; and two rehabilitation hospitals - JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison and Shore Rehabilitation Institute in Brick.

 

Additionally, the network has more than 500 patient care locations throughout the state which include ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, urgent care centers and physician practice locations. Hackensack Meridian Health has more than 34,100 team members, and 6,500 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

 

The network’s notable distinctions include having four hospitals among the top 10 in New Jersey byU.S. News and World Report. Other honors include consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and being named to Becker’s Healthcare’s “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare/2018” list. 

 

The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, the first private medical school in New Jersey in more than 50 years, welcomed its first class of students in 2018 to its On3 campus in Nutley and Clifton. Additionally, the network partnered with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to find more cures for cancer faster while ensuring that patients have access to the highest quality, most individualized cancer care when and where they need it. 

 

Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.