Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Event planned for Friday to Sunday at Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Kim Tran
Wednesday, May 15
Shopping can often be a weakness but there's a good excuse to open wallets and pocketbooks coming soon. A shopping event called "Market in May" will benefit the Women's Heart Program at Morristown Medical Center. Designers and vendors from Mansion In May will offer household furnishings, gifts and fashion accessories at insider prices as part of the first "Market in May" sponsored by the Women's Association of Morristown Medical Center. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza, Featured items for sale include furniture, rugs, lamps, art, antiques, pottery, unique gifts and jewelry, and select men's and women's apparel. “The original …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The nurses donated $25K to Sandy relief. The Donation ceremony was with First Lady Mary Pat Christie at Drumthwacket.
As National Nurses' Week ends, the nurses in our communities were recognized for their generous efforts. Nurses at Morristown Medical Center were honored throughout this week. They decided to donate $25,000 to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund rather than receive a gift for their service. On Thursday, Morristown Medical Center nurses attended a special donation ceremony with New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie at Drumthwacket, the official residence of Gov. Chris Christie. Earlier in the week, the nurses received chair massages, courtesy of Atlantic Integrative Medicine and on Wednesday, the pet therapy dogs—who participate in Atlantic Health System’s pet therapy program—were highlighted. Also on Wednesday, the check for the …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Hospital scored as having higher number of patients develop blood clots than average scored facility, but fewer falls and traumas.
When ranked along with more than 2,000 general hospitals in the country, Morristown Medical Center received a "C" grade on a newly released report card from Hospital Safety Score. Data shows the hospital was scored as having a higher number of patients who develop blood clots than in the average scored hospital. However, Morristown Medical Center reported fewer falls and traumas than the average hospital and fewer accidental cuts or tears from medical treatment. The hospital scored higher than the average hospital for its leadership structures and systems, identifications and mitigation of risks and hazards, nurse workforce and more. "Atlantic Health System, parent organization of Morristown Medical Center, is committed to providing the …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Donation ceremony planned with First Lady Mary Pat Christie at Drumthwacket.
This week is national Nurses' Week, and local efforts are underway to recognize the nurses in our communities. Nurses at Morristown Medical Center will be honored throughout this week but they decided to donate $25,000 to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund rather than receive a gift for their service. On Thursday, Morristown Medical Center nurses are invited to a special donation ceremony with New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie at Drumthwacket, the official residence of Gov. Chris Christie. “The decision to donate to the victims of Hurricane Sandy was made based on nurses’ responses to a survey regarding the choice of a gift versus a donation,” said Trish O’Keefe, chief nursing officer, Morristown Medical Center, part of …
Monday, April 15, 2013
April is Donate Life Month
The mayor of Morristown and a Parsippany resident, who received a life-saving heart transplant, will join organ donor families and officials from NJ Sharing Network and Morristown Medical Center to hoist a “Donate Life” flag in front of the medical center in honor of organ, eye and tissue donors during the month of April, which is Donate Life Month. Kathy Farrell, a nurse at Morristown Medical Center, will remember her 19 year old son who died six years ago and was able to save the lives of three others through organ donation. Also at the flag raising will be heart transplant recipient Nick Cerbo, who received the gift of life 17 years ago. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16 at 11 a.m. at the flagpole in front of the medical …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Nearly 1,200 licensed physicians in New Jersey participated in the online survey by Castle Connolly. Morristown Medical Center came out on top in several categories such heart surgery, cancer treatments and more
Need heart surgery or have breast, prostate or pediatric cancer? You may want to go to Morristown Medical Center, which has 660 beds. Physicians ranked this hospital as No. 1 in the state for the third consecutive year in these following categories: “Castle Connolly’s third-time recognition of Morristown Medical Center as the top hospital in New Jersey and value of our specialty services is a testament to our dedication to providing superior patient care throughout our region,” said David Shulkin, MD, president, Morristown Medical Center, vice president, Atlantic Health System. The ranking survey was done by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, one of the nation’s most respected health care research and information companies, according to the …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
US News and World Report polled doctors across the nation.
A U.S. News and World Report 2013 survey of physicians throughout the nation ranks Morristown Medical Center as the #3 hospital in New Jersey. Physicians polled honored the institution with two national rankings: 38th in cardiology and heart surgery and 37th in gynecology. The hospital was among 148 facilities—only about 3 percent of the 4,793 studied—to earn a ranking in even one of the 16 specialties. Additionally, Morristown's hospital was classified as "high performing" in nine adult specialties: cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and pulmonology. It is also ranked as the #10 medical facility in the New York metropolitan area. Morristown Medical Center, …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Police seeking witnesses to crash that claimed life of Hamburg man near Morristown Medical Center.
A 33-year-old Hamburg man was struck by a driver and killed on Madison Avenue in Morristown Thursday night. John Pirres was crossing the street near 65 Madison Avenue around 7:30 p.m. when he was struck by a 2011 black Dodge Durango, according to a release sent by Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp's office. Pirres was transported to Morristown Medical Center and died there shortly after. Officers were able to identify the driver at the scene, but Knapp's office asked for help from the public in providing information about the crash. No charges have been filed. Anyone who witnessed the event is asked to contact Lt. Stephen Wilson of the Morris County Prosecutor's Office at 973-285-6212 or Sgt. Tyrone Jackson of the Morristown …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Police say the man is hospitalized at Morristown Medical Center because of injuries sustained in the mishap.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Medy Bozkurtian will host solo show with more than 40 oil and watercolor paintings beginning Monday.