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Atlantic Health Recognizes Randi Cataquet and Stephen Coughlin for Neuroscience Nursing Excellence

November 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System presented its annual neuroscience nursing awards to Stephen Coughlin, RN, of Parsippany and Randi Cataquet, of Springfield.

Coughlin, who works at Morristown Medical Center, was named the Atlantic Health System Neuroscience RN Rising Star Award winner. In presenting him with the award, Gayle Walker-Cillo RN, said Coughlin has a reputation for showing ...

Atlantic Health's Dr. Bernard Maria Recognized with Most Prestigious Child Neurology Honor

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Dr. Bernard Maria, director of the Division of Child Neurology and Developmental Medicine at Goryeb Children's Hospital, part of Atlantic Health System, has been recognized with the 2018 Hower Award, the highest recognition from the Child Neurology Society.

This prestigious award is given yearly to one member of the Child Neurology Society who is highly regarded by ...

Aha Moment: Overlook Staff Develops New Insulin Management Device as Healthcare System Empowers Caregivers to Innovate

SUMMIT, NJ - A team comprised of two pharmacists, a pharmacy tech and a nurse at Overlook Medical Center were the collaborative brainchild behind the first innovation spawned by the Atlantic Health Advancements program, or AHa!, an initiative designed to be an innovation center and idea incubator that will inspire Atlantic Health System’s team of over 16,000 employees and 3,700 ...

Skin Surveillance Program Available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As skin cancer continues to be the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, early detection is vital to successful treatment. In response, The Melanoma Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) has partnered with MoleSafe USA to begin offering a Skin Surveillance Program to provide the community with access to diagnostic screening for the early ...

Overlook Hailed by American College of Surgeons for 'Meritorious Surgical Quality'

SUMMIT, NJ - The American College of Surgeons, an organization "dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical practice environment," -- via its  National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) -- has recognized Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center as one of 66 ACS NSQIP ...

Atlantic Health Offers Free Health Screenings, Educates Public in Honor of World Stroke Day

SUMMIT, NJ — In honor of World Stroke Day, Overlook Medical Center and Atlantic Health Systems hosted an event on Monday, Oct. 30, to educate people on the risks of suffering a stroke as well as offering free health screening to individuals who attended.

Organized by Atlantic Health Stroke Coordinators Joy Eboras and Megan Ewing, participants heard from stroke ...

South Mountain YMCA Celebrates 1 Million Steps at 'Lights on Afterschool' Event at Clinton Elementary School

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The South Mountain YMCA celebrated "Lights on Afterschool" and Healthy U Day last Thursday at Clinton Elementary School at an event organizers described as highlighting "our afterschool program's important role in the lives of children and families in our community." 

As part of the celebration, kids in the South Mountain YMCA's after-shool ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center Earns Prestigious Award Recognizing Quality Improvement

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), the flagship facility of RWJBarnabas Health located in Livingston, was recently selected to receive the Excellence Award, the highest-level recognition bestowed by the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE), a regional-level Baldrige-based award program.

“Saint Barnabas Medical Center is relentless in our ...

Overlook's Satellite ER Marks 10-Year Anniversary

UNION TOWNSHIP, NJ - Thriving beyond era of hospital closures, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center Emergency Services at Overlook, Union Campus -- a satellite emergency department -- has celebrated the 10th Anniversary of its opening.

The facility not only preserved emergency care for the community but anchored further development of needed ...

Overlook First in NJ to Offer Carotid Artery Stroke Prevention Procedure

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center is the first hospital in New Jersey to offer an innovative new treatment for patients at risk for stroke due to blockages in the neck arteries, a condition known as carotid artery disease.

The minimally invasive procedure, called TransCarotid Artery Revascularization or TCAR, utilizes a new FDA-approved ...

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Rafael Pharmaceuticals, in Collaboration with Atlantic Health System, Announces Initiation of a Phase I Study of CPI-613 in Combination with Gemcitabine and Nab-Paclitaxel for Patients with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

November 18, 2017

Rafael Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage company and leader in the field of cancer metabolism-based therapeutics, announced today, the initiation of a Phase I clinical trial of CPI-613 in combination with chemotherapeutic agents, gemcitabine and nab-paclitaxel, for patients with locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer. The study will be conducted in collaboration with Atlantic ...