Health Matters

September 17, 2020

September is National Preparedness Month, so now is the time to take charge of your health. On the next Atlantic Health System Community Conversation, Scott Lauter, MD, MBA, FACP, FHM, Chief Medical Officer, Atlantic Medical Group and Faith Goldman, MD, Atlantic Breast Associates - Branchburg share ...

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Systems sign Letter of Intent to build upon successful clinical affiliation Building on a history of successful collaboration to improve the health of residents across northern and central New Jersey, CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to ...

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As health care providers throughout New Jersey passed the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and sought to resume care, they were faced with the task of finding new ways of doing so while protecting patients and their own team members. For otolaryngologists, better known as ear, nose and throat ...

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The school year is about to begin, but what's the latest when it comes to school sports? On this Community Conversation, Damion Martins, MD, medical director of Sports Medicine for Atlantic Health System, team physician for the New York Jets and a leading voice in the reopening of sports ...

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Whether it’s in-person or virtually, children will be going back to school in the fall. So how can parents keep their kids safe, healthy and ready to learn? On Atlantic Health System’s latest Community Conversation, join Tyree Winters, DO, a pediatrician with Atlantic Medical Group, for some ...

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Every day more and more crucial information about COVID-19 surfaces. So what’s the most important guidance for you and your family? Join Jason Kessler, MD, on our Community Conversation, as he separates fact from fiction when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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When Laura and her husband were ready to have their second child, they were relieved to see the team at Atlantic Health System was prepared to deliver calm, exceptional care, even during the pandemic. Learn more at https://www.atlantichealth.org/.  

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Is your family ready to enjoy summer – safely? On this Community Conversation, Atlantic Health System’s Christopher Zipp, DO, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Morristown Medical Center, and a physician with Atlantic Medical Group shares some important tips on summer safety, and why, as ...

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After the last few months it’s understandable we’re itching to restart our old fitness routines or get back to the sports activity we love. But there are some important guidelines to know before hitting the gym or the playing field. During this Community Conversation, Matthew Martinez, MD, ...

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As communities throughout New Jersey return to a “new normal,” it is more important than ever that patients know Atlantic Health System has resumed care for planned surgeries, treatments and check-ups and that they can depend on us to keep them safe. Learn more from Atlantic Health System ...

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Are you feeling afraid or anxious due to COVID-19 or social and economic uncertainty? There are some powerful tools to help you cope during this stressful time. Join Peter Bolo, MD, Chairman Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Overlook Medical Center, for a discussion about the ...

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Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Is your company searching for the right talent to deliver on its mission? On this Community Conversation, Nikki Sumpter, SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Atlantic Health System shares how you can prepare to maximize your success as we return ...

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As COVID-19 emerged throughout communities in New Jersey, a group of students in Summit dedicated to exploring ethical issues within society found the opportunity to put their learnings into action, with the help of medical ethics experts at Atlantic Health System. When the health system, a ...

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Join Eric Whitman, MD, Medical Director, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, for a community conversation where he will share important guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.  

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SUMMIT & MORRISTOWN, NJ – JUNE 2020 – The chief nursing officers of two Atlantic Health System hospitals were named to the 2020 list of “50 Hospital and Health System CNOs to Know,” by Becker’s Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading news sources covering the health care field. Carol Jones, ...

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Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health at Atlantic Health System sat down recently for a Facebook Live where he shared some important information for parents about what they need to know to keep kids ...

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Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

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Join Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Medical Director for Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will answer your questions about what parents need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

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Overlook Medical Center celebrated the work of the dedicated EMS first responders throughout the communities it serves with awards, gifts and other recognition as part of the national EMS Week, May 18–22. “The first responders throughout our region have been our steadfast partners through the ...

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Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally ...

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James C. Wittig, MD, chairman, Orthopedic Surgery, Morristown Medical Center, medical director of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery for Atlantic Health System, joined host Luke Margolis for the latest edition of our Facebook Live event series, Community Conversations. Dr.

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When Atlantic Health System put telehealth into effect to help control the spread of COVID-19, I thought, I’m going to hate it. I felt strongly that there’s no substitute for in-person visits, and expected that trying to communicate using video apps would be cumbersome. So I was surprised to find ...

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The safety of patients and team members is Atlantic Health System’s top priority. To make sure emergency departments across Atlantic Health’s hospitals remain safe for every patient who enters, reconfigured processes and facilities are in place to optimize safety and improve the patient ...

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Atlantic Health System achieved a new level of recognition for its accomplishments in environmental sustainability, receiving the System for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. Its Overlook Medical ...

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Join Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO of Atlantic Health System, for a look at how hospitals are seeing a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel and delivering safe and accessible care to every patient.  

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At Atlantic Health System the safety of our patients and team members is our top priority. Here are a few ways we are keeping our hospitals safe for you and your families. Please don’t delay seeking important care. To learn more, visit https://www.atlantichealth.org  

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In Atlantic Health System’s latest Community Conversation, Amy Perry, CEO, Hospital Division, Senior Vice President, Integrated Care Delivery, Atlantic Health System, shares the keys to our response to COVID-19 and some of the incredible stories taking place inside our medical centers.  

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As a vascular neurologist, I’m concerned that people’s fear of catching COVID-19 is stopping them from seeking health care, even those who may be gravely ill. Having a stroke is a major emergency that requires immediate medical intervention, yet people with symptoms erroneously believe the risk of ...

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In Atlantic Health System’s latest Community Conversation, Steven Sheris, MD, Senior Vice President, Physician Enterprise, Atlantic Health System and President, Atlantic Medical Group, explains the ways in which the delivery of care at the doctor's office is being re-imagined.  

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Medical care is a necessity. If you have postponed your medical care – a procedure, treatment for chronic conditions, or even a follow-up visit – we want to inform you that we have reconfigured both the office environment and processes with safety in mind, and we’re delivering health services with ...

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