News

5
Dec

Should you go gluten free in 2019?

Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Jessica Miller, M.D., specialist in physical medicine, rehabilitation and integrative medicine, describes what gluten is, how it effects the body and suggests individuals discuss a change in diet with their physician in order to mitigate the symptoms of gluten intolerance. READ FULL ARTICLE ON CENTRALJERSEY.COM

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4
Dec

Program appraisers to visit center

Raritan Bay Medical Center is applying for re-designation as a Magnet hospital, recognizing nursing excellence. This notice invites the public to comment on Raritan Bay in advance of a Magnet appraiser site visit in January 2019. READ FULL ARTICLE ON MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM

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30
Nov

Step it up to cut cancer risk

Raritan Bay Old Bridge Internist Sameer Shetty, M.D., advises readers to regularly exercise, including any and all movement, to reduce their cancer risk, based on recently released federal guidelines for physical activity. (Note: this article was also featured in the Amboy Guardian and CentralJersey.com.) READ FULL ARTICLE ON MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM

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30
Nov

PUBLIC NOTICE MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM ® — SITE VISIT

Raritan Bay Medical Center was designated as a Magnet organization in 2004, 2009 and 2013 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program ® . This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In January 2019, Raritan Bay Medical Center is applying for re-designation. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments […]

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30
Nov

ANCC Magnet Recognition Program Appraisers to Visit Raritan Bay Medical Center

Raritan Bay was designated as a Magnet organization in 2004, 2009, and 2013 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program ® November 26, 2018, Perth Amboy, NJ… In January 2019, Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center is applying for re-designation as a Magnet organization. This designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. Raritan Bay Medical Center […]

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6
Nov

Hackensack Meridian Health names regional president of Central Market

Hackensack Meridian Health appointed Raymond F. Fredericks as regional president of the network’s Central Market. This appointment is in conjunction with Hackensack Meridian Health’s new organizational structure to better align its services and improve the overall experience for patients across its 16 hospitals and 500 patient care locations throughout New Jersey. Fredericks oversees JFK, Bayshore, […]

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6
Nov

For your health: Take part in the Great American Smokeout 2018 because it’s never too late to quit

Coordinator of Raritan Bay Old Bridge’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and Registered Respiratory Therapist Helen Marra discusses the benefits of quitting smoking and suggests making that commitment on November 16, National Great American Smokeout day. (This article was also featured in The Courier News and CentralJersey.com.) READ FULL ARTICLE ON MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM

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30
Oct

For your health: Manage your diabetes to prevent blindness

Medical Director of the Joslin Diabetes Center, Affiliate at Raritan Bay Old Bridge Reema Patel, M.D., provides tips on preventing diabetic eye disease and promotes Raritan Bay’s free diabetes awareness event, held November 2. (This article was also featured on CentralJersey.com.) READ FULL ARTICLE ON MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM

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23
Oct

Pumpkins should be part of your diet, too

Raritan Bay Old Bridge Institute for Weight Loss Registered Dietitian Jennifer Seleem, R.D., discusses the nutritional value of pumpkin and pumpkin seeds, which include fiber, vitamin A, potassium and antioxidants, just in time for Halloween.  (This article was also featured in The Courier News and the Wichita Falls Times Record.) READ FULL ARTICLE ON MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM

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16
Oct

Heartbeats: High school students learn about medicine

Twelve area high school students spent three days in August shadowing health care professionals and learning about hospital operations at Raritan Bay Perth Amboy and Old Bridge. The intensive medical learning program gave the students an opportunity to observe patient procedures in the hospital’s surgical suites, cardiac cath. lab, physical and respiratory therapy and diagnostic […]

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