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Saint Michael's Recognized for 75 Years of Membership in American Hospital Association
Aug 5, 2019

Michael Draine, regional director of the American Hospital Association, presented a plaque celebrating Saint Michael’s Medical Center’s 75th Anniversary in the AHA to CNO Nancy Bisco-Flora (right) and CEO Robert Iannaccone. Saint ...

A New Quiet Room to Meditate at Saint Michael's
Aug 1, 2019

(From L-R) Miriam Amador, Juan Lorenzo, Dr. Linda Gable-Adams and Renee Shaw. At the end of a long hallway in the Peter Ho Memorial Clinic located in Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark is a room that has been transformed into a zen ...

Saint Michael's Rated High Performing for Treatment of Heart Failure
Jul 30, 2019

Saint Michael’s Medical Center was rated high performing in the treatment of heart failure in the latest U.S. News and World Report ranking of hospitals. U.S. News evaluates how well hospitals perform in heart failure using data on patient ...

Saint Michael's To Hold Annual Public Meeting
Jul 19, 2019

Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark is holding its annual meeting on Aug 22 at 4 p.m. in the hospital. The public is invited to attend to for an update about the hospital. The public will have an opportunity to ask the hospital's ...

Saint Michael's Appoints New Director of Medical Education
Jul 16, 2019

Dr. Theodore DaCosta, the newly appointed Director of Medical Education flanked by his son, Theodore (left) and father, Theodore (right). For Dr. Theodore A. DaCosta, the newly appointed Director of Medical Education at Saint Michael's Medical ...

Saint Michael's Appoints New Human Resources Director
Jun 28, 2019

Saint Michael's Medical Center announced today that Assunta "Sue" Bruno has been named director of human resources at the Newark hospital. Bruno is an experienced human resources manager who previously served as human resources manager ...

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 ...

Saint Michael's Medical Center Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Nov 8, 2018

Saint Michael’s Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade, a designation that recognizes Saint Michael’s efforts to protect patients from harm and meet the highest safety ...

Saint Michael's Medical Center Named America's 100 Best for Cardiac Care
Oct 23, 2018

Members of Saint Michael's cardiology team. From L-R: Dr. Addi Suleiman, a cardiologist; Dr. Muhammed Shittu, an interventional cardiology fellow; Sheila O'Connor, a nurse practitioner; Richard T. Sullivan, a nurse practitioner; Dr. Abbas ...

Harrison Cancer League Donates Infusion Chair to Saint Michael's
Oct 19, 2018

The Harrison Cancer League donated an infusion chair to Saint Michael’s Medical Center that will allow patients to rest in comfort as they receive chemotherapy and other infusion therapy treatments in the hospital’s Cancer Center. An ...

Cutting-edge Cardiac Procedure Now Offered at Saint Michael's
Oct 12, 2018

Dr. Muhammed Shittu, an interventional cardiology fellow, Dr. Hamid Shaaban, the chief medical officer, and Dr. Addi Suleiman, discuss a transradial cardiac catherterization. Verna is an active 94-year old senior from Kearny who loves cooking, ...

NJ Sharing Network recognizes Saint Michael's with top award
Oct 9, 2018

Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark was recognized by NJ Sharing Network for its efforts to save lives through organ and tissue donation. Saint Michael’s received NJ Sharing Network’s platinum award, the highest level of ...

Saint Michael's recognized by Duke Clinical Research Institute for enrolling highest number of patients in clinical trial
Sep 25, 2018

Saint Michael's Medical Center has been recognized by the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) for enrolling the highest number of participants in the Northeast in an ongoing clinical trial seeking to improve the outcomes of patients with ...

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