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Healthgrades Ranks Three RWJBarnabas Health Facilities Among Top 5 in New Jersey Across Multiple Specialty Care Areas

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WEST ORANGE, NJ –  Three RWJBarnabas Health facilities rank among the top 5 in New Jersey across various specialty care areas according to a new analysis released by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients. The facilities recognized include Community Medical Center in Toms River, N.J., Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J. and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset in Somerville, N.J.

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center ranked first in New Jersey and among the top 5% in the nation for both Pulmonary Care and Gastrointestinal Surgery, first in the state and among the top 10% in the nation for Cardiology, and second in the state for Gastrointestinal Care. Community Medical Center ranked third in the state for Joint Replacement. RWJUH Somerset ranked fourth in New Jersey and among the top 10% in the nation for both Cardiology and GI Medical Treatment.

“We are honored to be recognized by Healthgrades among the top hospitals in the state across a number of specialty care areas,” said Andy Anderson, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Medical and Quality Officer at RWJBarnabas Health. “We are committed to providing the residents of New Jersey safe, high-quality comprehensive care, and these rankings are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff to enhance patient outcomes across our facilities.”

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Dr. Avinash Gupta receives Monmouth Medical Center Humanitarian Award on Diwali eve

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Dr. Avinash Gupta, chief of Cardiology and president-elect of the medical staff at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus (MMCSC) in New Jersey, was awarded the Humanitarian Award for his exemplary work in public health and social service during the pandemic, in the U.S. and in India.

Gupta, an alumni of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences in Ranchi, was honored at a special ceremony October 23, 2022. Present at the ceremony were Consul General of India in New York, Randhir Jaiswal; Chairman Ankur Vaidya of  Federation of Indian Associations (FIA); Deputy Consul General Dr. Varun Jeph; Chairman Alok Kumar of Bihar Foundation U.S.; President Anurag Kumar of Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA); BJANA Vice President Sanjeev Singh and its executive committee.

The award was given for Dr. Gupta’s remarkable services and involvement in Covid relief work, a press release said. He launched a tele-consultation service for the needy during the 2021 wave of Covid-19 in India; attended to over 1,000 patients with his wife Dr. Geeta Gupta; helped raise over $250,000 for medical relief in India; helped Patna based non profit AASTHA to establish a 10-bed Covid Care Center; and was part of the team of doctors who sent medicines and oxygen concentrators to India. In the U.S., he virtually consulted Indians without medical insurance during the pandemic lockdown.

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Ocean County Health Department Chooses Purplegator to Promote Programs

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TOMS RIVER, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES, April 25, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) has awarded Purplegator, a marketing agency that lifts clients’ campaigns through targeted promotional strategies, its 2nd and 3rd programs to promote the OCHD opioid response plan in Ocean County. Not only will Purplegator’s campaigns help Ocean County residents increase their awareness of the opioid pandemic and reduce the stigmas surrounding addiction, but they will also encourage residents to explore the resources available through OCHD to anyone struggling with opioid abuse. Another equally important campaign objective is to assist in OCHD’s efforts to spread the word about the availability of free Narcan to Ocean County residents who need the life-saving drug.

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