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St. Joseph’s Performs Innovative Robotic Procedure to Stop Acid Reflux

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact:Pam GarretsonDirector, Public Relations973.754.4504 garretsonp@sjhmc.org   St. Joseph’s Performs Innovative Robotic Procedureto Stop Acid RefluxAmong First in NJ to Use LINX System   PATERSON, NJ, JANUARY 23, 2018 – St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, part of St. Joseph’s Health, announced that it has become the first hospital in New Jersey to use the LINX Reflux® Management System to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) through robotic-assisted surgery. LINX is the latest tool in fighting GERD, a chronic, often progressive disease resulting from a weak Lower Esophageal Sphincter (LES) that allows harmful gastric fluid to reflux into the esophagus,…
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St. Joseph’s Health Honored with Four American Heart Association Recognitions

According to the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, stroke is the fifth cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States. On average, someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, someone dies of a stroke every four minutes, and nearly 800,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year. In addition, nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have experienced some form of cardiovascular disease – including heart attack, stroke and heart failure. For patients with conditions that are severe enough to be transported or admitted to…
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ST. JOSEPH’S HEALTH HONORED FOR EXCELLENCE IN IMPROVING PATIENT CARE QUALITY, SAFETY, AND ADVANCING POPULATION HEALTH GOALS

During the 2022 NAACOS Spring Conference earlier this month in Baltimore, MD, St. Joseph’s Health Accountable Care Organization (Mission Health Coordinated Care) was one of three ACOs selected by the NAACOS Quality Committee to receive the Leaders in Quality Excellence Award for their outstanding efforts to improve the quality and safety of patient care and advance population health goals. Following the awards ceremony, Real Time Medical Systems (Real Time), the industry-leading and KLAS Rated interventional analytics solution, hosted a commemorative event to honor the achievements of their customer. “We are honored to have been selected for this prestigious award and…
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Health Coalition of Passaic County received grant from the Nicholson Foundation to launch asthma in-home intervention pilot project

Contact: Kimberly Birdsallbirdsallk@sjhmc.org(973) 754-4403 Contact: Carly O'Briencarly.obrien@mslgroup.com202.683.3163 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HEALTH COALITION OF PASSAIC COUNTY RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE NICHOLSON FOUNDATION TO LAUNCH ASTHMA IN-HOME INTERVENTION PILOT PROJECT Program Deploys Community Health Workers to Identify and Reduce Asthma Triggers in the Home PATERSON, NJ, NOVEMBER 14, 2017 -- The Health Coalition of Passaic County (HCPC) announced today that it has been awarded a $210,000 grant from The Nicholson Foundation to implement the New Jersey Asthma In-Home Intervention Pilot Project – a new evidence-based intervention serving children ages 2-17 enrolled in NJFamilyCare. The goal of the project is to improve asthma…
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St. Joseph’s University Medical Center offers the world’s smallest pacemaker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Pam GarretsonDirector, Public Relations973.754.4504 garretsonp@sjhmc.org St. Joseph’s University Medical Center Offers the World’s Smallest Pacemaker PATERSON, NJ, DECEMBER 7, 2017 – St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, part of St. Joseph’s Health, announced that it is among the first hospitals in New Jersey to offer the world’s smallest pacemaker for patients with bradycardia, a slow or irregular heart rhythm. The Micra® Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) is a new type of heart device that provides patients with the most advanced pacing technology at one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker. Bradycardia is a condition characterized by a slow or…
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