2019

Blog Posts in 2019

Residents and Fellows Complete Medical Training at Saint Michael's Medical Center
Jun 18, 2019

Medical residents and fellows who completed their training at Saint Michael's Medical Center were recognized for their accomplishments during the 55th Annual Dr. Phillip D'Ambola Certificate and Awards ceremony. The residents have been ...

Nurse Supervisor Receives Daisy Award
Jun 13, 2019

From L-R: CNO Nancy Flora-Bisco, Joann Sigall and Cindy Tooley-Pierce, RN A Saint Michael’s Medical Center nurse supervisor with more than four decades of experience was honored with the DAISY Foundation's Daisy Award, which honors the ...

Saint Michael's Captures Three Major Patient Safety and Quality Awards
Jun 10, 2019

Saint Michael's Medical Center is the only hospital in Newark and one of only three in New Jersey to win three major patient safety and quality awards so far this year. Saint Michael's was named a Five-Star Hospital by the Centers for ...

Attendings Squeak by Residents in Annual Soccer Match
Jun 7, 2019

The attending faculty doctors at Saint Michael's Medical Center squeaked by the hospital's residents 7-6 in the annual soccer match that has become a cherished and much anticipated tradition. The matchup at Riverbank Park in Newark's ...

Veteran Nurse Practitioner Receives Daisy Award
Jun 6, 2019

From L-R: Kim Kroener, RN, CNO Nancy Bisco-Flora and Sheila O'Connor, who received the DAISY Award. A veteran nurse practitioner at Saint Michael’s Medical Center was honored with the DAISY Foundation's Daisy Award, which honors the ...

Saint Michael's Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety from Leapfrog
May 15, 2019

Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark has been awarded an A for the second consecutive period in the latest Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report card. The Spring 2019 designation recognizes Saint Michael’s efforts in protecting ...

Saint Michael's Medical Center Achieves Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award
May 14, 2019

Jacqueline A. Galante, director of Performance Improvement, Chief Nursing Officer Nancy Bisco-Flora and Ellie Lezynski-Anderson, manager of Risk Management, holding the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award. Saint Michael’s Medical ...

Upgraded Ambulance Service for Harrison and East Newark Residents
Apr 8, 2019

Photo from L-R: EMT Robert Martinez, Harrison Fire Chief Harold Stahl, Harrison Mayor James Fife, Vito Cicchetti, the director of Medical Transport/Emergency Medical Services for Saint Clare’s Health, EMT Amanda Danielson and a Harrison Police ...

Saint Michael's Nursing Team Develops Kit to Treat Sepsis Faster
Mar 15, 2019

A team of Saint Michael’s Medical Center health care professionals from a variety of specialties has developed a kit designed to make it easier for staff to identify, treat and monitor sepsis, a life-threatening medical emergency that is the ...

Saint Michael's Receives Five Star Rating from CMS
Mar 1, 2019

Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark is one of only six hospitals in New Jersey to receive an overall five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the federal agency’s latest hospital performance report ...

New CFO appointed at Saint Michael's Medical Center
Feb 20, 2019

Carolyn Allen, a veteran healthcare professional with 30 years of progressive accounting, auditing, reimbursement, business planning, and leadership experience, has joined Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark as its new chief financial ...

Organic Healthy Food Comes to Saint Michael's
Feb 11, 2019

Michael Petronaci, the CEO of Organic Pharmer, demonstrates a new vending machine to employee Adelaida Martinez. Visitors and employees at Saint Michael’s Medical Center won’t have to travel far for a healthy lunch or snack any longer. ...

Blood Research Institute Allows Twins with Bleeding Disorders to Live Normal Lives
Feb 7, 2019

Daniel and Danielle Jenkins (center) with Dominque Joseph (left) and Dr. Gunwant Guron (right). Daniel and Danielle Jenkins suffer from Von Willebrand Disease (VWD), a genetic bleeding disorder that prevents blood from clotting. But despite the ...