Blog - Raritan Bay Medical Center

20
May

Education, honesty the keys to battling the opioid crisis

William DiStanislao, MPA, vice president, Operations and Raritan Bay Old Bridge site executive, provided a hospital perspective at Old Bridge Township Mayor Owen Henry’s Forum on the Opioid Crisis hosted at Raritan Bay Old Bridge recently. Raritan Bay participates in Woodbridge Townships’ Peer Recovery Coach Program, providing support to those suffering with drug addiction. READ […]

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16
May

What are NJ’s safest hospitals? See how yours fared in this new national report

New Jersey hospitals ranked sixth best in the nation in the latest Leapfrog Hospital Safety report card measuring how well they prevent mistakes and protect patients from developing infections, falling, receiving the wrong treatment. Raritan Bay Perth Amboy’s ‘A’ grade and Raritan Bay Old Bridge’s ‘B’ grade are referenced in this article. (They are also […]

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15
May

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety

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 […]

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14
May

Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation Raises Nearly $130,000 for Emergency Department Expansion

Nearly $130,000 was raised at the Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation Annual Reception, May 4 at Laurita Winery in New Egypt, NJ. Co-chaired by Stacey Citron, Stacey Hernandez and Jessica Smith, approximately 200 guests attended the fundraiser, which will benefit a new Emergency Department to be built at Raritan Bay Old Bridge. Guests enjoyed a […]

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10
May

Do You See Your ‘Real Self’ in the Mirror?

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 […]

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10
May

Optimize Your Foot Health to Avoid Chronic Wounds

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, […]

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7
May

Heartbeats: Students help prepare Raritan Bay Perth Amboy’s Learning Garden

Culinary students from Middlesex County Vocational Schools’ Perth Amboy Campus visited 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 team prepare Raritan Bay’s Learning Garden, and then plant produce, for the upcoming growing season. READ […]

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30
Apr

High School Students Help Prepare Learning Garden

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 […]

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26
Apr

Rethinking Your Spring Diet

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 […]

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23
Apr

Foundation reception on May 4

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Foundation invites the community to attend the Raritan Bay Medical Center Reception, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., on May 4 at Laurita Winery in New Egypt, NJ. The event will feature a cocktail-style format, no formal table assignments, hors d’oeuvres and stations, music and dancing, a 50/50 raffle and cocktail […]

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