Blog Posts in April, 2020

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 | ...