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Moody’s, S&P again mark Atlantic Health System highly on financial strength

December 11, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 – Credit rating agencies Moody’s and Standard &Poor’s (“S&P”) recently reaffirmed Atlantic Health System with some of the agencies’ highest marks for independent health care systems in New Jersey, both agencies highlighting Atlantic Health System’s continued strong financial performance.

For a third year in ...

JESPY Uses Work Readiness to Prepare Clients for Gainful Employment

“I prepare the supplies that our teachers use,” says JESPY House client Dawn O., who has been employed at a Livingston day care center for nearly 18 years. “I also help with the children’s snacks and getting them ready for nap time.”

Dawn is one of more than 200 clients that JESPY’s WREE (Work Readiness & Employment Engagement) program and its Job ...

Union County Prosecutor’s Office Hosting Public Forum on Veterans’ Affairs Today

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office is hosting a public forum on veterans’ affairs, part of a continuing series of public events presented as part of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General’s 21-County, 21st-Century Community Policing Project https://www.nj.gov/oag/2121/ 

The forum is scheduled to take place at 6:00 p.m. today, Dec. 10 ...

Morristown Medical Center Recognized Six Times as One of America’s ‘100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs’

Morristown, NJ—Morristown Medical Center’s nationally recognized orthopedic program was again named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of ‘100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs.’ This is the medical center’s sixth consecutive year on the exclusive list, which is based on patient outcomes, satisfaction, and quality of ...

Camden Police Department Demos ‘Use of Force’ VR-training

December 11, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ   – A woman saddened by news about a relationship wielded a pair of scissors in a nondescript office. There to defuse the situation was not a Camden Police Officer. It was Adam T. Parker – a reverend who grew up in Camden. 

Parker helped calm the woman down by relating to her dilemma and slowly de-escalating the situation. After safely securing ...

Arrest Made in Maplewood Shooting From Earlier This Month

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Police Chief Jimmy DuVaul has announced that a person has been arrested for the December 4 shooting in Maplewood, and there is no lasting danger to residents. The following is the information supplied by Chief DuVaul:

"As a follow up to the aggravated assault (shooting) that occurred on December 4, 2019 at approximately 6:16 p.m. in the area of ...

100-Year-Old World War II Vet Honored for Long Life

FLEMINGTON, NJ - John Czaja was honored with a birthday cake and resolution at last week’s meeting of the Hunterdon County Freeholders.

The Whitehouse Station resident will turn 100 years old on Dec. 27 and is a World War II Army veteran.

Born in Chicago, Czaja enlisted in 1942 and was assigned to the 422nd Field Artillery Regiment, which would later be attached to Patton’s ...

Atlantic Health System President & CEO Recognized as One of the Nation’s Most Influential Leaders in Health Care

Brian Gragnolati highest ranked health system executive in New Jersey by Modern Healthcare

 

In recognition of his commitment to expanding patient access to the highest quality health care providing national leadership through his chairmanship at the American Hospital Association, Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO of Atlantic Health System, was recently named to Modern ...

Hunterdon Healthcare and Atlantic Health System Partner to Bring Enhanced Ambulatory Services to Somerset County

Hunterdon Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have announced a partnership in Somerset County to further expand health care services.  The New Jersey-based health systems will share ownership of Bridgewater Physical and Occupational Therapy, Advanced Imaging at Bridgewater and Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center all located at 1121 Route 22 West in Bridgewater, formerly the Bank ...

Innovation and Compassion: Overlook Medical Center Gives Summit's Homeless Sleeping Bags - Hand-made from Surgical Wrap

SUMMIT, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 - With icy weather on its way, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center put its innovative spirit to work to help protect the City of Summit’s homeless population, with a donation of its own hand-made sleeping bags and pillows, created from re-purposed surgical blue wrap.

Surgical blue wrap, used to cover sterile surgical instruments and ...