Raritan Bay Perth Amboy receives an ‘A’ and Raritan Bay Old Bridge a ‘B’ for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy received an ‘A’ and Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge a ‘B’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designations recognize Raritan […]
By: Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS I’ve spent nearly 11 years helping people use bariatric weight loss surgery as a tool to lose excess weight and regain health. One of the motivating factors for surgical weight loss is the fast progression of weight reduction for patients, for those who follow the post-op protocol. Sometimes these rapid […]
By: Michael Sears, DPM Right now, 6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic wound, and more than two million of those are suffering from a diabetic foot ulcer. Are your feet at risk? Some of the primary risk factors for wounds of the feet include neuropathy, deformity of the foot, history of foot ulceration, […]
Middlesex County Vocational Schools Perth Amboy Campus Culinary Students Learn Value of Organic Produce Culinary students from Middlesex County Vocational Schools’ Perth Amboy Campus visited Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy in April. This was the first of five visits the students will make to help the medical center’s Integrative Health & Medicine […]
By Laura Giménez, RDN Spring has arrived, and for many of us, turning the page onto warmer temperatures brings additional pressure to look our best. With headlines now reminding us how many weeks, days, even seconds we have left to whip into shape for summer, remain calm, and remember the following. Don’t diet! Despite the tempting […]
By Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS It is important for people with weight challenges to be aware of the toll those extra pounds take on the heart muscle and how positively a stressed heart responds to significant weight loss. In overweight people, the heart has to work significantly harder to keep the body fully functional. As you […]
By Paula O’Neill, MS, R.N.-BC, HNB-BC Every day of our lives we face events that cause us stress. Although most of these events are minor in the grand scheme of things, there are situations that clearly are considered major sources of stress, like an approaching marriage or divorce, or trouble at home or work. You may […]
Raritan Bay team will represent New Jersey in national competition in April Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center’s team of resident physicians defeated three other hospital teams to win the final round of the American College of Physicians’ (ACP) Resident Challenge Bowl on March 22. Sponsored by the nation’s largest medical-specialty organization, the 2019 […]
The Institute for Weight Loss at Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge was recently re-accredited as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). The institute provides individualized medical and surgical solutions and ongoing support for individuals seeking weight loss, including nutrition and lifestyle counseling. […]
New Jersey Department of Health Reporting Influenza Activity Level as High throughout New Jersey In a proactive measure to help prevent the spread of the influenza virus, Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center–Old Bridge and Raritan Bay–Perth Amboy is temporarily suspending visitor privileges for children age 11 and younger, beginning Monday, January 14. Additionally, […]
With locations in Perth Amboy and Old Bridge, New Jersey, Raritan Bay Medical Center delivers critical world-class healthcare services care to Monmouth and Middlesex County residents. As providers of first-class healthcare in the areas of stroke, cardiology, cancer, physical rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, pediatric medicine, Raritan Bay Medical Center continues to stay on the forefront of medicine.
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