Tuesday, May 14, 2013
'No single individual has contributed to the success of St. Barnabas more than our honoree tonight, Ronald Del Mauro,' said Barry Ostrowsky, president and chief financial officer of Barnabas Health.
Saint Barnabas Hospital unveiled the new entrance to its emergency services department Monday and dedicated it to the man who was instrumental in building it into the largest health care system in New Jersey. More than 200 people sat and stood outside the hospital’s newly constructed entrance yesterday to see the opening of the Ronald J. Del Mauro Emergency Services Pavilion. The $1 million renovation was named after the former president and chief financial officer who many credit with saving the hospital from bankruptcy in the late 1980s. “No single individual has contributed to the success of St. Barnabas more than our honoree tonight, Ronald Del Mauro,” said Barry Ostrowsky, president and chief financial officer of Barnabas Health. …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Livingston hospital was found to be "high performing" in six adult specialties.
A U.S. News and World Report 2013 survey ranks St. Barnabas as the ninth best hospital in New Jersey. Using American Hospital Association's most recent data, Livingston's hospital was classified as "high performing" in six adult specialties: gastroenterology, geriatrics, gynecology, cancer, Neurology & Neurosurgery and urology. It did not receive a ranking in diabetes and endocrinology; gastroenterology; pulmonology; cardiology and heart surgery; ear, nose and throat; or orthopedics and rheumatology. The 577-bed hospital is also ranked as the #25 medical facility in the New York metropolitan area. St. Barnabas had 28,458 admissions in the latest year for which data are available. It performed 7,648 annual inpatient and 10,234 outpatient …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
New Year's resolution to give up the cigarettes? Here's how.
Wednesday, January 23
The following release is from Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention: For many Americans, the first of January is filled with hope and resolve to make positive changes. It may be a promise to exercise more, choose healthier foods or even spend time with family. For many, it was the life-changing decision to quit smoking. “There truly is no ‘bad’ time to quit smoking,” says Dennis Lee, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention (IFP), “but tobacco dependence is an addiction and it’s important to understand that quitting takes preparation and thought to ensure your efforts are successful.” If you are finding yourself struggling to fulfill your resolution to quit smoking, you are certainly not alone. To …
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Five West Orange High School students recognized in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program
Busy last week and missed all the West Orange news that's fit to be posted? Here's a quick rundown of last week’s important news: WOPD Officer Honored for Military Service. This week, the West Orange Town Council honored one of their finest. Officer Neuman K. Paye was recognized for his service while a member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Paye, an officer with the West Orange Police Department since 2009, served three tours of duty overseas; 7 months in Iraq in 2003, 1 year in Iraq in 2007 and 1 year in Afghanistan 2010. West Orange Students Honored as National Merit Scholars. The highest honor goes to Sai Mandalapu who was named a National Merit Semifinalist. Less than one percent or about 16,000 students nationally, who…
Monday, July 23, 2012
St. Barnabas Hospital held a Teddy Bear Clinic on July 18.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Monday, July 23, 2012
Sisters Catherine and Sarah Topps of West Orange brought their dolls to the Saint Barnabas Teddy Bear Clinic on July 18 which they call the “doll hospital,” according to a press release. While 7-year-old Catherine’s doll, Sally, was a “tinsy bit nervous,” 5-year-old Sarah admitted her baby Bitty was “totally scared.” Catherine said that Sally actually had eight different medical issues, but the most important was a broken arm she got when she fell off her bike. “I brought them to the Teddy Bear Clinic to walk them through the steps, so if they ever needed to go to the hospital, they would see it wasn’t so scary,” she explained their mom, Eileen Topps. The following was taken from a press release issued by the St. Barnabas Medical …