Health & Wellness Top Stories

January 7, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Flu activity is at high levels, and Atlantic Health System -- via Cynthia Benson, DO, assistant medical director of the emergency department at Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center -- is offering some tips, including how to tell if one has the cold or the flu: One of ...

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JAMESBURG, NJ  - Sharon Kelly, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, nurse manager of the emergency departments at Overlook Medical Center’s Summit and Union campuses, has received the Nurse Leader Award from the Organization of Nurse Leaders of New Jersey (ONL NJ) for her leadership, guidance and service to the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Children who are seriously ill or facing end-of-life care decisions spend long periods of time in the hospital, and their families require new routines while their loved one is away from home. 'Liam’s Room', a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing pediatric ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A year ago, Atlantic Health System -- parent of Summit's Overlook Medical Center -- launched Atlantic Health Advancements, or AHa!, an  innovation center and idea incubator designed to inspire Atlantic Health System’s team of more than 16,500 employees and 4,800 physicians to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Just over five decades ago -- On December 12, 1968 -- a then-gangly teenager stepped up onto a raised, padded training platform to experience his first formal karate class at the Bank Street School, a pioneering karate dojo in Summit. “It was love at first kick” says master karate ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System has once again been recognized for its commitment to diversity by being named number 77 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ list – the third year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. The only ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital has been designated as a Pediatric Center of Excellence for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) by the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation -- the first hospital to earn that designation in the country. “At present, there is no drug ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center in Summit and Morristown Medical Center have once again been recognized as one of 83 participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Dr. Robert Rubino, for the 11th consecutive year, has been named to the annual list 'Jersey Choice: Top Doctors', as detailed in current (November 2018) issue of New Jersey Monthly. According to an accompanying article in New Jersey Monthly, Dr. Rubino is, “a nationally recognized ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Elisa Jacobson has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss. Jacobson is the Chief Compliance Officer at Cooperative Counseling Services (CCS), a Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health organization with an emphasis on families impacted by ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center has once again been ranked among the top hospitals in the nation in a wide variety of specialties and services, according to a report released today by Healthgrades, an online leader in providing comprehensive information about ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Designed for those in the Christ Church congregation -- as well as folks in the community at-large -- with memory issues and their care partners, the Church has begun 'The Gathering Place', a 'Memory Café' that will meet the first Wednesday of each month, from 12 - 2 p.m. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced it recently implanted its 100th Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), which treats patients who are in end-stage heart-failure. Morristown Medical Center is one of 60 hospitals in the nation to receive the Gold Seal of ...

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - The power of partnerships and the using the collaboration found therein as the catalyst for enhanced patient health and wellness and success outcomes was a central theme as Brian Gragnolati, Atlantic Health System's President and CEO, shared success stories from New Jersey ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center and Today’s Caregiver magazine, a leading support, training and educational organization for family and professional caregivers, will host the 'Fearless Caregiver Conference' on Saturday, November 10 at the hospital’s Bouras ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Founded by Dr. Rolando Rolandelli, Chief of Surgery at Morristown Memorial Center, Unidad Hospitalaria Movil Latino America (Latin America Mobile Hospital Unit / UHMLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that mobilizes surgeons, nurses, medical professionals, and a network of ...

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