2020

Blog Posts in 2020

Saint Michael's Medical Center to Resume Non-Emergency Procedures in Accordance with State Guidelines
May 18, 2020

NEWARK, NJ - Following newly released COVID-19 guidelines issued today by the state Department of Health, Saint Michael’s Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, announced that it will resume elective surgeries and invasive procedures on ...

Saint Michael's Remains Available for All Medical Emergencies, Not Just COVID-19
May 1, 2020

NEWARK, NJ - Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark remains open to serve emergency needs for non-COVID related issues, especially for conditions where early diagnosis and treatment can be lifesaving, such as heart attack. “Our ...

Saint Michael's Earns Fourth Leapfrog A in a Row for Patient Safety
Apr 30, 2020

NEWARK, NJ – April 30, 2020 – Saint Michael’s Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the hospital’s achievements providing safer ...

We need more data to know why so many Black people are being killed by this virus, doctor says.
Apr 20, 2020

This op-ed was originally published on nj.com April 20, 2020. Gov. Phil Murphy signed the legislation two days later. Working on the front lines in a hospital in Newark, one of the heartbreaking realities that I’ve confronted is the ruthless ...

Saint Michael's Doctor Sounds Alarm on Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Communities
Apr 15, 2020

NEWARK, NJ - Saint Michael's Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hamid Shaaban has been sounding the alarm in regional and national media about the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color. Dr. Shaaban has appeared on ...

Saint Michael's Participating in Program for Promising COVID-19 Treatment
Apr 6, 2020

A Saint Michael's Medical Center employee in the intensive care unit of a patient with COVID-19 on a respirator. Read news coverage in: NJTVNews | YahooFinance | ROI-NJ | NJBIZ | Newark Patch | TAPintoNewark | The Globe and Mail | MarketWatch | ...

Saint Michael's Medical Center Further Restricts Visitors to Protect Patients and Staff
Mar 15, 2020

Access to Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark has been restricted to Central Avenue and the main entrance (pictured above), where visitors will be screened before being allowed into the hospital. Saint Michael's Medical Center has ...

Saint Michael's Imposes Visitor Restrictions to Protect Patients from Coronavirus
Mar 10, 2020

Access to Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark is being restricted to the main entrance (pictured above), where visitors will be screened before being allowed into the hospital. THESE VISITOR RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN SUPERSEDED. PLEASE CLICK ...

Saint Michael's Medical Center Prepares for the Cornonavirus
Mar 4, 2020

Signage has been placed at all entrances of Saint Michael's requesting patients and visitors with a fever and recent international travel to immediately notify healthcare staff. NEWARK, NJ -- With New Jersey reporting its first case of confirmed ...

Ocean County Man Grateful for Care He Received at Saint Michael's
Feb 17, 2020

John Bowen (back row) with staff of the Saint Michael's Medical Center Cardiac Recovery Room team at his beach house last summer. The first time John Bowes Jr. came to Newark, it was for open heart surgery at Saint Michael’s Medical Center. ...

Substance Use Disorder Recovery Center Opens in Saint Michael's Medical Center
Feb 10, 2020

From Left to Right: (front row) Saint Michael's Medical Center CEO Robert Iannaccone; CNO Nancy Bisco-Flora; Robin Lavorato, executive director of the Essex Health and Wellness Recovery Center; and board members John Cuff, retired U.S. Marshall; ...