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Hunterdon Medical Center Program Saves Hearts and Lives

July 19, 2018

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

But science shows that heart disease can be both prevented and reversed.

Hunterdon Healthcare, the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center, offers the Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease.

The program is nationally recognized ...

HMC's Blood Donors Include Chief Medical Officer

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Probably everyone has driven past a “Blood Drive” sign in their community, yet only a small number of actually give blood on a regular basis.

There are a handful of reasons why some might not want to donate. There’s worry that it might hurt, cause discomfort, or that it will take up too much time.

While each of those fears is valid, they are not ...

Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

 

TRENTON, NJ - The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in New Jersey, leading to chronic lung disease, heart disease, stroke and cancer,” said New Jersey ...

Cardiologist Takes Helm at Hunterdon Medical Center

RARITAN TWP., NJ – There’s a new guy at the top.

Dr. Robert J. Cody is now the Interim President and CEO of Hunterdon Healthcare System, the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. He replaces long-time chief executive Robert P. Wise, who announced his retirement in May.

Cody brings a varied background to the job. He is a licensed cardiologist, but he also holds an MBA. He ...

Hillsborough: Mental Health Survivor's Blog Tells It Like It Is

 

 

BELLE MEAD. NJ -Miranda Bayne was 13 when she began to suffer the first signs of a mental disorder.

That was 12 years ago. Now, numerous hospitalizations and life crises later, she is a brave and passionate fighter, not only for herself and her emotional well-being, but for the thousands of others who are just like her.

Bayne credits the Carrier Clinic for giving her ...

Hunterdon Medical Center Helps Bateman Craft Opioid Policy for Schools

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A bill crafted by Hunterdon Medical Center and state Sen. “Kip” Bateman would require schools to develop policies to treat overdoses by administering opioid antidotes, such as Narcan.

The Senate has approved the bill.

Bateman worked to develop the legislation with Janice Wagner, who is Director of Intensive Care and Respiratory Therapy at Hunterdon Medical ...

Somerville: Heat Wave Settles In for Long Haul

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Residents are encouraged to take measures to stay hydrated and as cool as possible during this stretch of summer heat.

The AccuWeather forecast for the next seven days in Somerville shows no break from the 90-degree weather: Saturday, 94; Sunday, 97; Monday, 92; Tuesday, 96; Wednesday, 96; Thursday, 92; Friday, 94.

Freeholder Patricia L. Walsh, public health and ...

Somerset County Employees' Health Center Opens in Somerville

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and officials from Integrity Health gathered for a June 12 ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new health care facility on East Main Street.

The Somerset County Partnership Health Center (SCPHC) will serve as an on-site health, wellness and care coordination center for employees of Somerset County, the county Park Commission, ...

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