Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital Patients Get the Summer Camp Spirit Year-Round with the Hole in the Wall Gang (paramuispost.com) At the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center, a very special visit is made twice a week by The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp as a part of their Hospital Outreach Program (HOP).
Saint Barnabas gets new CEO, president (njbiz.com) Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston has a new chief executive officer and president, parent Barnabas Health announced Thursday. Stephen P. Zieniewicz will take over as head of the hospital effective Sept. 8, according to Barnabas Health CEO and President Barry H. Ostrowsky. Zieniewicz has been executive director of the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle since 2007.
Hospitals add 10,600 jobs in June (ahanews.org) Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.22% in June to a seasonally adjusted 4,887,000 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. That's 10,600 more people than in May and 107,600 more than a year ago.
Three Newly Accredited Medical Schools Address Health Care Needs of the Nation's Patients (aamc.org) The nation now has a record 144 medical schools, with the addition of three new medical schools that received preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). The three new schools have joined the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges).
Keeping Saint Michael's open as important for medical education as patients of Newark | Opinion (nj.com) The debate over the future of Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark has, to date, completely ignored the central role this hospital plays in medical education. As citizens, we should all be concerned about making tomorrow's health care better than today and training the health care providers who will take care of our children and grandchildren. Since 1860, New York Medical College has been educating those health care providers.
Coordinated Care Promises Better Health for Most Vulnerable Residents (njspotlight.com) ACOs tie together social services and medical care to address needs of Medicaid patients in urban communities. A disproportionate share of U.S. healthcare spending is focused on a relatively small number of people, many with multiple chronic diseases.