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Neurocritical Q & A
Neurologist/neurointensivist Aashish R. Patel, DO, clinical director of neurocritical care, discusses how he and his colleagues meet the comprehensive medical needs of patients contending with life-threatening neurologic conditions.
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Piscataway Man Regains Health with JFK for Life Surgical Weight Loss & Lifestyle Program
For Juan Key, the benefits of participating in the JFK for Life Surgical Weight Loss & Lifestyle Program at JFK Medical Center go far beyond the pounds he lost to the things he gained. Among those gains, the Piscataway resident counts increased energy, an enhanced sense of self, and a new ability to engage in workouts and outdoor activities with his teenaged son.
JFK Medical Center Honored with Mission: Lifeline Achievement Awards
JFK Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing quality improvement measures for patients who suffer severe heart attacks. In addition, JFK has been recognized as a recipient of Mission: Lifeline's Silver-Plus award, which recognizes the hospital's achievement score of 75 percent or greater for treating ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) transfer patients from other facilities within 120 minutes.
N.J. Olympian Shakur Stevenson Fulfills an Old Boxer's Final Wish on his Special Day
The old boxer had three requests when the volunteers at his hospice told him they could make his "wishes" come true. He wanted to sit ringside and see one more fight. He wanted to tour the city where the learned the sport generations ago one more time.
And, maybe most of all, he wanted to meet the young fighter from that city who went to the Rio Olympics this month and came home with a silver medal. He wanted to meet Shakur Stevenson.
JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Receives Top Five-Star Rating for Residency Program
JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute has received Five Stars — the highest rating — for its Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency Program from Doximity, the leading network for American physicians.
JFK Medical Center’s Plainfield Health Connection Improves Health
For Steven Rhim, the problem was no medical coverage for 40 years. For Patricia Lee, the daily struggle was chronic bronchitis. Both adults made frequent panicked visits to the ER due to their unignorable and seemingly unfixable problems.
And they aren't alone. Many uninsured and underserved individuals live out a similar story when it comes to health care, focusing on short-term care for long-term problems.
Plainfield Health Connection is a program within the Edison-based JFK Medical Center that works to change that story, by bridging the gap between ER visits and aftercare.
JFK Medical Center is Honored for Lactation Care Services
The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized JFK Medical Center for excellence in lactation care.