Newton Medical Center Pediatrician To Discuss How To “Heal Autism In The Kitchen”
SPARTA, NJ, NOVEMBER 2011 - As families prepare to gather around the table for Thanksgiving, a local pediatrician will offer advice on how to make sure that children with autism and other developmental disabilities will also find a dish for themselves – at the annual feast and everyday meals.
Sussex County Community’s Generosity, Stitched Together To Lighten The Load For Cancer Survivors
SPARTA, NJ, OCTOBER 2011 - Ask most people fighting breast cancer, who often have to lug around a stack of medical records, along with wallets, books, magazines, water bottles and other items to their appointments, and they’ll tell you that preparing for their treatments can be not only a handful to remember, but an armful to carry as well.
Festival Of Lights To Celebrate 20 Years Of Starting The Holidays With Cheer At Newton Medical Center
NEWTON, NJ, OCTOBER 2011 - The C. Edward McCracken Festival of Lights is almost here, and this year will mark 20 years of brightening the campus of Newton Medical Center and lifting the spirits of patients and visitors during the holiday season.
High Marks From Patients For Ambulatory Services At Newton Medical Center Get Applause From Press Ganey
NEWTON, NJ, SEPTEMBER 2011 – Newton Medical Center’s Ambulatory Services department was recently congratulated by Press Ganey for its high patient satisfaction scores.
Atlantic Health System Announces New Names for its Three Hospitals
MORRISTOWN, NJ – MAY 9, 2011 – As of today, each of Atlantic Health System’s hospitals will take a new name – medical center – to reflect the non-profit health care system’s expansive breadth of top-rated specialty care, clinical offerings and medical staff shared across multiple campuses throughout Northern and Central New Jersey. The name changes reinforce Atlantic Health System’s ongoing commitment to growing the services available in the communities it serves.
Newton Memorial Hospital to Return to Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Hospital Network
APRIL 8, 2011 MORRISTOWN, NJ – Newton Memorial Hospital will return to the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey hospital network beginning May 1, 2011. The hospital and New Jersey’s largest health insurance company came to an agreement this week which will allow nearly 60,000 residents in the region covered by Horizon BCBSNJ to take advantage of Newton Memorial’s services as in-network.
CHAPA Hearing Notice - March 9, 2011 - 6pm - Newton High School
NEWTON – Assistant Attorney General Susan K. Fischer, on behalf of the Attorney General and Deputy Commissioner William Conroy, on behalf of the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services will conduct a joint Public Hearing on the proposed merger of Newton Memorial Hospital into AHS Hospital Corp. in accordance with the Community Health Care Assets Protection Act (“CHAPA”), N.J.S.A. 26:2H-7.10, et seq. and the proposed merger of North Jersey Health Care Corporation into Atlantic Health System, Inc. The Public Hearing will be held on March 9, 2011 at Newton High School.
NMH Foundation Offers Scholarship Opportunities
JANUARY 24, 2011 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital Foundation is once again offering scholarship opportunities to students from Sussex County Community College who are interested in becoming registered nurses.
‘Festival of Lights’ Kicks Off Holiday Season Nov. 20
NOVEMBER 9, 2010 NEWTON – The C. Edward McCracken Festival of Lights will jump start the holiday season earlier than normal this year by offering activities for children two hours before the customary tree lighting.
Digital Mammography Arrives at NMH
OCTOBER 26, 2010 NEWTON – Knowing early detection is key, Newton Memorial Hospital on Tuesday began offering digital mammography testing, a more efficient and accurate tool for identifying microcalcifications and subtle tumors particularly in young women with dense breasts.
NMH To Host Annual Meeting On Dec. 15
October 5, 2010 NEWTON - Newton Memorial Hospital will hold its second Annual Hospital Meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the Sussex County Community College Performing Arts Center.
Atlantic Health, Newton Memorial Boards Agree to Merge Hospitals
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010 MORRISTOWN – Atlantic Health CEO Joseph A. Trunfio and Newton Memorial Hospital CEO Tom Senker announced today that boards of both health care systems have agreed to merge Newton Memorial with Atlantic Health. Atlantic Health, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in New Jersey, owns and operates Morristown Memorial Hospital and Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. The merger is pending state and federal regulatory review, which could span several months.
NMH Receives National Recognition For Care Of Heart Failure Patients
September 9, 2010 NEWTON - Newton Memorial Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines – Heart Failure Bronze Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
Milford Health & Wellness Expo Features Opportunity To Win iPad
September 7, 2010 MILFORD, PA – Milford Health & Wellness Day will give attendees an opportunity to better understand the many ways the facility creates a vital access point to healthcare services for the residents of Pike County.
Docs Vs Lawyers Softball Game: The Rivalry Continues
August 4, 2010 NEWTON - It’s that time of year again when area physicians and attorneys exchange their professional credentials for baseball caps and team jerseys for one of the friendliest local rivalries.
Charles L. Tice Heart Center Earns Prestigious Accreditation
August 4, 2010 NEWTON - Newton Memorial’s Echocardiography Laboratory recently earned re-accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL).
NMH Receives National Recognition For Heart Failure
August 4, 2010 NEWTON - Newton Memorial Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines – Heart Failure Bronze Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
NMH Auxiliary/Medical Staff Issue Scholarships
August 4, 2010 NEWTON - The Medical and Affiliate Staff of Newton Memorial Hospital awarded scholarships to two students pursuing nursing degrees at Sussex County Community College. Three area high school students also received scholarships of $2,000 apiece from the Auxiliary of Newton Memorial Hospital earlier this summer.
NMH Physician Named Assistant Dean at UMDNJ
July 29, 2010 NEWTON - Pamela Alberto, D.M.D., an Oral Surgeon, has been named assistant dean of pre-doctoral education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Dental School.
Summertime Tips from David Mattes, M.D., Chief of Emergency Medicine
July 6, 2010 NEWTON - Read our "Summertime Do’s and Dont’s" and "Everything You Need to Know About Ticks" from Dr. Mattes.
NMH Nurse Wins Healthcare Hero Contest
June 25, 2010 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital nurse Karla Coombs won the Innovation Hero award from NJ BIZ Magazine’s Healthcare Hero program for her invention of the FROG, a medication delivery device for patients with swallowing difficulties.
Pediatric Cardiologist to see patients at NMH Heart Center
June 25, 2010 NEWTON – Stuart Kaufman, M.D., a Board Certified Pediatric Cardiologist, is now seeing pediatric patients at the Charles L. Tice Heart Center for Diagnostic Services at Newton Memorial Hospital.
NMH and Byram Schools Team up to Raise AED Preparedness
June 23, 2010 NEWTON – As school nurses in the Byram School District, Lorie Miller and Barbara Scholl have heard the stories of children with unknown cardiac conditions losing their lives.
Redfern Golf Outing Scheduled For July 12
June 23, 2010 SPARTA -The Frank Redfern Memorial Golf Open is the region’s premiere golf outing which brings together Newton Memorial Hospital supporters to honor one of its beloved trustees, the late Mr. Redfern.
NMH Physicians to Discuss the Facts Behind Prostate/Breast Screenings
June 11, 2010 SPARTA – Two physicians from Newton Memorial Hospital are hosting a special presentation on breast and prostate screenings.
Reconstructive And Plastic Surgeon Joins NMH Staff
June 10, 2010 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital is proud to welcome Renee C. Comizio, M.D., a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, to the Hospital staff. Dr. Comizio specializes in breast reconstruction and elective cosmetic procedures.
NMH Wins National Leadership Award For Operational Excellence
May 28, 2010 NEWTON – For the fourth time in five years, Newton Memorial Hospital earned a VHA Leadership Award for excellence, this time in the area of operational efficiency.
Urogynecologist To Speak On Urinary Incontinence
May 25, 2010 SPARTA - Paul Littman, M.D., a gynecologist with specialty training in Urogynecology, is giving a special physician lecture this month on urinary incontinence.
Baby Expo Educates Parents On Many Ways NMH Provides Care
May 24, 2010 NEWTON – Hundreds of families from throughout northern New Jersey descended on Newton Memorial Hospital’s Main Lobby on May 15 for the Hospital’s annual Footsteps To A Fabulous Family Baby Fair and family expo.
NMH Medical Staff Announces New Officers
May 24, 2010 NEWTON – At a recent meeting of the Newton Memorial Hospital Full Medical Staff, physicians approved the hospital’s physician officers and the officers of each department.
Girl Scouts Donate Nearly 600 LUV Pillows To NMH
May 24, 2010 NEWTON – Girl Scout troops 266 and 992 from Sterling Mohawk of Sparta donated nearly 600 Luv pillows to NMH.
Newton Memorial Earns AABB Accreditation
May 20, 2010 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital has earned AABB accreditation for Laboratory and Point-of-Care Testing.
Dr. Cordero Completes 10th Medical Mission In Philippines
May 3, 2010 NEWTON – Orlando Cordero, M.D., recently completed his 10th medical mission to the Philippines where he and a team of physicians distributed medicine to more than 3,000 patients, performed 200 major surgeries and 500 dental extractions.
NMH Lifts Under-18 Visitation Ban
April 30, 2010 NEWTON - Newton Memorial Hospital has lifted the temporary visitation ban on children under 18 which was enacted in October in response to concerns about spreading the H1N1 and seasonal flu virus.
Auxiliary Names Scholarships After Legendary Nurse
April 5, 2010 NEWTON – The Auxiliary of Newton Memorial Hospital has renamed its annual scholarship program after the late Ellen White Courtright, who passed away Feb. 20 at the age of 100.
NMH Invites Public to Celebrate ‘National Healthcare Decisions Day’
April 1 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital would like to invite the public to learn more about the importance of advance healthcare planning at three public events, including one at the Hospital, on Thursday, April 15 and Friday, April 16.
Celeb Chef David Burke one of two featured guests at Wine and Roses
March 10, 2010 NEWTON – Restaurateur and celebrity chef David Burke will be a featured guest at this year’s An Evening of Wine & Roses.
An Evening of Wine & Roses Gives Chance to Win New Mercedes
February 18, 2010 NEWTON – Among the many highlights of An Evening of Wine & Roses is the opportunity to win a new luxury sedan, which this year is the Mercedes E350C.
An Evening of Wine & Roses Set for March 25th at New Location
January 25, 2010 NEWTON - With an abundance of natural light and impressive atriums, an 800-seat cafeteria and an industrial-sized kitchen, Morris Crossroads Corporate Center is the perfect location for this year’s An Evening of Wine & Roses.
NMH Foundation Expands Scholarship Opportunities
December 21, 2009 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital Foundation is expanding scholarship opportunities to students from Bergen, Morris and Warren counties who are interested in becoming registered nurses.
The Spirit Of Giving Hits Newton Memorial Hospital
December 21, 2009 Newton - Members of the Newton Memorial Hospital Sunshine Fund Committee pose near gifts donated by Hospital staff to benefit other NMH employees who are facing personal or financial hardship. Fourteen NMH families and 28 children will receive holiday gifts this year due to the generosity of NMH employees.
Urogynecologist With Specialty Training Joins NMH Staff
December 15, 2009 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital is proud to announce that Paul M. Littman, D.O., has joined the medical staff.
NMH To Build Medical Facility In North Sussex County
November 10, 2009 HARDYSTON – Newton Memorial Hospital announced Thursday it plans to build a health and wellness center off Route 94 in Hardyston.
NMH Changes Visitor's Policy Due to H1N1
November 3, 2009 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital on Tuesday altered its visitor’s policy in light of the prevalence of H1N1 in the community.
‘Festival of Lights’ Set for Nov. 21
October 15, 2009 NEWTON – Join Newton Memorial Hospital on Nov. 21 for the annual Festival of Lights event which signals the unofficial kickoff of the holiday season and also raises funds for a good cause, enhancing the birth experience for the community’s expectant parents.
NEW OB/GYN JOINS NEWTON MEMORIAL
October 2, 2009 Newton- Newton Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the addition of Andria Pennant, M.D., to the Hospital family.
NEW EAR, NOSE, THROAT PHYSICIAN JOINS NMH STAFF
September 29, 2009 NEWTON– Newton Memorial Hospital is proud to announce Brandon Ma, D.O., as one of the newest members of the Hospital’s physician family.
Dr. Dash Earns Certification From American Board Of Phlebology
August 18, 2009 Newton- Newton Memorial Hospital is proud to announce that Sarat K. Dash, M.D., has earned board certification in the specialty of phlebology from the American Board of Phlebology.
Wife of Beloved NMH Volunteer Makes Generous Donation
July 23, 2009 Newton – Adele Rosen has donated a flat screen television to the Chemotherapy Infusion Room in honor of her late husband.
Auxiliary Funds Renovation of Maternity Center Family Room
July 2009 Newton – The Auxiliary has pledged to raise and donate $100,000 to the Single Room Maternity Revitalization Project, a NMH Foundation venture to enhance the birthing experience for expectant mothers and their families.
50/50 Ball Drop Winner Donates Prize Back to NMH Foundation
July 22, 2009 Newton – The Newton Memorial Hospital Foundation received a welcomed surprise as Kenneth Kievit, winner of the 2009 50/50 Ball Drop, announced his plan to donate his prize of $15,000 back to the Foundation.
Veteran Surgeons Join Hospital-Affiliated Specialty Group
July 1, 2009 - Newton Memorial Hospital is proud to announce that the impressive surgical team of Ronald K. Harris, M.D., Brian F. Newman, M.D. and John G. O’Brien. M.D. has joined Medical and Surgical Specialty Group, a Hospital-affiliated practice created by North Jersey Healthcare Corporation.
ADA Recognizes NMH Diabetes Education Program
June 11, 2009 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program has been awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The program first received recognition in 1997.
PC Health Fund Ducky Derby To Be Held Aug. 8
May 27, 2009 MILFORD, PA – The Pike County Health Fund will hold its first ever Just Ducky Derby on Saturday, August 8 at the American Legion in Milford.
NMH Radiology Department Receives Accreditation
May 27, 2009 NEWTON – The NMH Radiology Department has earned a three-year accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR).
NMH to Host Community Meeting on April 14
March 12, 2009 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital invites residents to join us for a community meeting at 7 p.m., April 14 at Perona Farms in Andover to discuss the state of healthcare in our region and the hospital’s ongoing plans for serving the community’s needs.
Steady Leadership In Challenging Times Alden Welch Ends Board Chair Term
January 19, 2009 NEWTON – Rev. Dr. Alden Welch, a retired pastor, recently ended his two-year term as chairman of the North Jersey Health Care Corporation’s Board of Directors.
McCracken Named Chairman Of Hospital Board
January 13, 2009 NEWTON - Robert E. McCracken values the community he has served in one form or another for all his life.
NMH 2ND In NJ In Courtesy When Serving Food
January 6, 2009 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital recently launched a new service to improve the patient experience for our friends and neighbors admitted for overnight stays.
Diabetes Night Out Set For Nov. 12
October 17, 2008 NEWTON - Diabetes patients and their friends and family are invited to the 6th Annual Diabetes Night Out program, which will feature keynote speaker Lakshmi Sodagum, M.D. who will discuss “Understanding Diabetic Kidney Disease.”
‘Festival of Lights’ Set for Nov. 22
October 10, 2008 NEWTON – Join Newton Memorial Hospital Nov. 22 for the 17th Annual Festival of Lights, the premiere local event that signals the start of the holiday season.
New Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor Improves Access To Care
October 5, 2008 NEWTON - The addition of. Shashidhar S. Reddy, M.D., an Ear, Nose & Throat specialist based in Sparta, will greatly increase the community’s access to Otolaryngology care.
New Eye Doctor Joins Newton Memorial
September 28, 2008 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital is proud to announce that Jason Hade, M.D., recently joined the staff at the Hospital as an ophthalmologist.
NJHA Recognizes Pressure Ulcer Prevention At NMH
September 10, 2008 NEWTON – The New Jersey Hospital Association recognized a Newton Memorial Hospital nursing unit and the Hospital Wound Care Team for having no new incidence of pressure ulcers for three or more months.
Dr. Brian Newman Wins National Award For 2nd Time In 3 Years
August 21, 2008 NEWTON – For the second time in three years, Brian Newman, M.D., received a national award for his work in cancer care, outreach and education.
NMH Announces Expansion of Cardiology Service Line
August 13, 2008 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of two new cardiologists to compliment an outstanding Cardiac Team at the Charles L. Tice Heart Center for Diagnostic Services.
New Initiative Makes Patients, Families Participants In Their Care
June 6, 2008 NEWTON – A new initiative at Newton Memorial Hospital enables patients or their family members to call for help in the Hospital and receive a response in moments.
Newton Rotary Donates $24,848.43 To NMH
June 5, 2008 NEWTON – Newton Rotary Club continued its long-standing commitment to Newton Memorial Hospital by once again presenting the Hospital with a check from their Annual Newton Memorial Hospital Rotary Golf Outing.
Sussex, Pike County's Premiere Cardiology Group Expands
May 20, 2008 NEWTON – The most dynamic cardiology group in the region recently added two experienced professionals, enhancing the group’s range of services and already impressive level of care.
NMH Designated a Primary Stroke Center
May 9, 2008 NEWTON – The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services has certified Newton Memorial Hospital as a Primary Stroke Center, based on Newton Memorial’s advanced capabilities and protocols for the rapid, effective treatment of stroke patients.
Pike County, Newton Doctor Earns Board Certification in Urgent Care Medicine
April 30, 2008 NEWTON – Newton Memorial Hospital is proud to announce that Joseph LiMarzi, M.D., has earned his Board Certification in Urgent Care Medicine.
P.C. Teen Alcohol Resource Center Donates Pedometers to Help Del-Val Middle School Students Track Mini-Marathon
April 2, 2008 MILFORD – Delaware Valley Middle School Principal Pete Ioppolo always wanted to run a 26.2-mile marathon, but wasn’t sure if his body could handle the stresses of training and the final run.