Press Releases

June 22, 2021

FREEHOLD, NJ - Nearly 50 physicians and providers affiliated with CentraState Healthcare System have joined Atlantic Health System’s multi-specialty physician network, Atlantic Medical Group, as part of the two health systems’ ongoing efforts to create a co-owned framework for CentraState ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance unveiled its PRIDE Month Mural on Friday – a 75-foot tribute to trailblazers in the LGBTQ Movement. The mural is the latest in a partnership between the DSA, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somersetand the Babs Siperstein Proud Center to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – It’s now even easier to schedule your annual mammogram. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s Steeplechase Cancer Center offers online scheduling for screening mammograms at its Sanofi US Breast Care Program. No prescriptions are required. “We know that between ...

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On Sunday, June 13, Somerset County volunteers will provide free barbecue-style dinners to go at the PeopleCare Center (120 Finderne Ave, Bridgewater) from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Families and individuals in need are invited to pick up prepackaged meals at no cost outside the building. Care ...

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The law firm of Stark & Stark has announced that Somerville resident Ruben D. Perez, Esq., has joined its Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use and Banking & Financial Services groups. He specializes in representing developers, landowners, lenders and individuals. “Ruben Perez brings a ...

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In order for ours to maintain its status as the best in the world, every segment of the organ procurement and transplant process in the United States must be held to the highest ethical standards. When it comes to facilitating the life-saving decision by a donor family to give a part of a loved ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ –  RWJBarnabas Health has joined the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of nearly 2,000 CEOs who have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Barry H. Ostrowsky, president and CEO is committing himself and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center recently opened the Atlantic Fibroid Center, a program tailored to provide care focused on this common women’s health condition. Patients at the Fibroid Center have access to the most advanced diagnostic testing and treatments – from state-of-the-art ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset has launched a new bariatric support group for individuals who have had bariatric surgery as well as those who are considering bariatric surgery. The support group will meet virtually on the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Atlantic Medical Group, Atlantic Health System’s network of physicians, has opened a new office location in Scotch Plains, bringing together some of the network’s local board-certified providers in pediatric and primary care under one roof. Atlantic Medical Group’s Pediatrics ...

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To be Presented at American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Sessions, Study Led by Dr. Jordan Safirstein Suggests Keeping Stent Info on Smartphones  MORRISTOWN, NJ - Fewer than half (48%) of patients receiving a heart stent, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), had the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has begun working with Senate President Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Coughlin on legislation that will end the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in place since March 2020, while also ensuring that the Administration retains necessary tools to manage the ongoing threat ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve Certification, a designation of excellence that recognizes demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients undergoing transcatheter valve repair and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, recently completed renovations on one of its three cardiac catheterization labs, upgrading the facility with the most advanced X-ray imaging technology. The renovated cardiac catheterization lab ...

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Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination against living organ ...

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NEW JERSEY – In the wake of a new federal rule that will disregard race considerations when evaluating the organ procurement organizations (OPOs) that help register organ donors and facilitate donations across the country, an advocacy group is addressing the disparities that could arise from the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, announced Wednesday that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Ditschman/Flemington Ford, a proud member of the Flemington Car & Truck Country Family of Brands, invites you to meet the new 2021 Ford Broncos on Wednesday, April 28th between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. See and learn more about the all-new 2021 lineup of Ford Broncos including the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, this week discharged its 2,000th inpatient treated for COVID-19 back to recovery, marking a significant milestone after more than a year of the global pandemic. For Overlook officials, the discharge, which occurred on Tuesday, ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - Robert Weiss set his sights on Somerville over two decades ago, back in 1997 when the Internet was only just picking up. Back then, the Somerville area was not what it is today. At the time, there were only a handful of restaurants and transit options. Nonetheless, ...

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With all of the restrictions still looming over and this pandemic still on people's minds, the Elks Organization got together and planned an outdoor fundraising event with blow-ups, rides, food, live music from local band Catmoondaddy, a Comedy show by ventriloquist Gemini.  It all starts with a ...

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NEW JERSEY – Science in Donation, the non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of those parties interested in bringing continuous improvement to the current system of organ donation and allocation, is celebrating the passage of a resolution opposing new ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The PSEG Foundation has announced $1 million in grant funding to three historically Black colleges and universities: Hampton University, Howard University and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. This funding will provide qualifying students an opportunity to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – For their work in delivering extraordinary care for new mothers, Atlantic Health System’s Morristown, Overlook, Chilton and Newton Medical Centers have been nationally recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, a recognition of high quality ...

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