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  • US News Names The Bristol Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH One of America's Best

    Posted: 06/28/2017

    The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH) at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has been named one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals, according to the 2017-18 U.S.News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.  BMSCH is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in Urology (#39).  U.S. News introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care avai...

  • Pediatric Emergency Telemedicine Links RWJUH Somerset Patients with Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital Physicians

    Posted: 05/11/2017

    NEW BRUNSWICK AND SOMERVILLE, N.J. – When a child falls ill, receiving the right emergency care at the right time is crucial for recovery. Unfortunately, specialized pediatric emergency rooms can be far away, further delaying diagnosis and treatment in a time of need. To ensure children receive the urgent care they need, regardless of location, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) now offers emergency pediatric telemedicine, connecting patients to physicians on its Somerset campus with pediat...

  • Aetna and RWJBarnabas Health Reach New Agreement

    Posted: 04/20/2017

    RWJBarnabas Health hospitals and ancillary facilities will remain in-network without interruption PARSIPPANY and WEST ORANGE, NJ, April 20, 2017 — Aetna (NYSE: AET ) and RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s most comprehensive health care delivery system, announced a new agreement that will be effective on April 22, 2017 .  Aetna members, who receive care at any of the RWJBarnabas Health hospitals and facilities, or from RWJBarnabas Health physicians, will continue to be covered at the in-network level ...

  • Information About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and the Aetna Contract

    Posted: 04/20/2017

    RWJBarnabas Health and Aetna are currently in contract negotiations. Frequently Asked Questions Will the RWJBarnabas Health contract with Aetna terminate on April 22, 2017? No.   RWJBarnabas Health and Aetna have reached a new agreement.   RWJBarnabas Health will continue to be part of the Aetna network.   As a result, there will be NO disruption in service .   May Aetna patients continue to seek care at RWJBarnabas Health facilities? Yes.   We are and will continue to be partic...

  • Rutgers Wrestling Partners with Embrace Kids Foundation to Host Blood Drive at RWJUH on April 25

    Posted: 04/12/2017

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers Wrestling and the Embrace Kids Foundation are teaming up to host a blood drive at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick from 3-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25. The Blood Drive, which supports children diagnosed with cancer, sickle cell disease and other blood disorders at RWJUH, will take place in the hospital’s Arline and Henry Schwartzman Courtyard.   Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. That means more than 40,000 blood do...

  • RWJUH New Brunswick And Somerset Named National Leader In LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

    Posted: 03/31/2017

    NEW BRUNSWICK AND SOMERVILLE – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick and Somerset has been recognized as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” for the third consecutive year by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. This designation was reported in the 10th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), reflecting on a decade of progress in LGBTQ healthcare. ...

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Launches Emergency Department Expansion Project to Meet Needs of Growing Communities It Serves

    Posted: 03/31/2017

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Responding to an increasing need for emergency medicine and trauma care services in the greater Central New Jersey area, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) and RWJBarnabas Health have launched an ambitious Emergency Department expansion project. The project, which began on March 6, expands RWJUH’s current Emergency Department from 40,000 to 60,000 square feet. Once complete, the Emergency Department will feature more than 100 private treatment areas for patients, inclu...

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset Reports Major Improvements and Enhancements Following Merger with Barnabas Health

    Posted: 03/09/2017

    Enhancements Aim to Improve Care for Central Jersey Residents (Somerville and New Brunswick, N.J.) – When Robert Wood Johnson Health System and Barnabas Health merged on March 31, 2016, the most comprehensive health system in New Jersey was created – RWJBarnabas Health. With a reach of approximately 5 million people - more than half of the state’s population – the partnership has helped to advance the health of the region, especially in Somerset County as well as across the state. In the months followin...

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Named Among The Best Hospitals in The U.S. for Kidney Transplant Outcomes

    Posted: 02/17/2017

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s (RWJUH) Kidney Transplant Program has been named one of 53 hospitals in the United States with the best organ transplant outcomes, according to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients. Using data collected from other organizations, the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) assesses outcomes of centers that perform liver, heart, lung, kidney and kidney-pancreas transplants. According to SRTR, it uses a risk-adjusted as...

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Introduces Latest Generation of Gamma Knife Technology

    Posted: 02/15/2017

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is the first hospital in New Jersey to offer the Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, the most precise stereotactic radiosurgery system (SRS) currently available to patients diagnosed with primary and secondary brain tumors, vascular disorders, refractory pain, and movement disorders. Treatments using the new Icon System are available at the hospital's New Brunswick campus and can now be planned and guided by a frameless approach, when appr...