RED ALERT: Nearly two dozen employees of CarePoint Health at Bayonne Medical Center who wore red on Feb. 3, the 14th Annual National Wear Red Day for Women, posed for a picture to show their support. The American Heart Association-sponsored event, held the first Friday of February, brings public awareness to the leading killers of women; heart disease and stroke. The BMC observance was led by Rita Poss-Brant, Assistant Vice President of Patient Care Services. CarePoint Health observed National Wear Red Day throughout its system, including at Christ Hospital in Jersey City and Hoboken University Medical Center.
About CarePoint Health
CarePoint Health brings quality, patient-focused health care to Hudson County. Combining the resources of three area hospitals – Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Hoboken University Medical Center – CarePoint Health provides a new approach to deliver health care that puts the patient front and center. We leverage a network of top doctors, nurses and other medical professionals whose expertise and attentiveness work together to provide complete coordination of care, from the doctor’s office to the hospital to the home. Patients benefit from the expertise and capabilities of a broad network of leading specialists and specialized technology. At CarePoint Health, all of our medical professionals emphasize preventive medicine and focus on educating patients to make healthy life choices. For more information on our facilities, partners and services, visit us at www.carepointhealth.org.
Several events will take place throughout the City Including a Walkway Dedication in Honor of Jersey City’s Fallen
Heroes and the “Reflections”9-11 Memorial Service
and the Jersey City 9/11 Memorial Committee will observe the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks with the annual 9/11 Memorial Service “Reflections,” at 8:20 a.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2011, at the foot of Grand Street on the Jersey City Waterfront. The public is encouraged to attend the patriotic ceremony. Continue reading Jersey City to Observe the 10th Anniversary of the Attack on America
– The Christ Hospital School of Nursing (SON) will be hosting its Fall Information Session on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 5:00pm in the (SON) building located at 179 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City. In cooperation with Hudson County Community College, the SON will be offering full-time day and part-time night divisions, as well as an accelerated LPN to RN program. For questions or further information, contact the Christ Hospital (SON) at (201) 795-8360.
Continue reading Christ Hospital School of Nursing Prepares for Fall Semester
(Jersey City, N.J.) – The Christ Hospital School of Radiography is now accepting applications for enrollment. The School of Radiography, located at 176 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City, offers a 24-month educational program consisting of theory and clinical education.
Students enrolled in the school acquire the skills and knowledge to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination to become licensed radiographers. Radiographers assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury, and can find employment in hospitals, clinics and imaging centers.
For an application or to obtain more information about Christ Hospital’s School of Radiography, please visit the School’s page located on Christ Hospital’s website, www.christhospital.org, or call: (201) 795 – 8246.
Continue reading CHRIST HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOGRAPHY NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ENROLLMENT
Hospital Saves Lives in Hudson County
(Jersey City, N.J.) –Nationally, 1.1 million people have heart attacks each year and almost half of them die, according to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. While heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, Christopher Pierro, a 35-year-old North Bergen resident, attributes being alive today because of a lifesaving emergency angioplasty he received by board certified emergency physicians and interventional cardiologists at Christ Hospital. Continue reading Christ Hospital Emergency Angioplasty Saves 35 year-old North Bergen Resident
H1N1 What you should do, and what you should know this flu season!
With school back in session and flu season already upon us, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, is urging all residents to prepare themselves and their families in response to an unpredictable flu season.
Since H1N1 first appeared in April 2009, medical professionals at Christ Hospital have been working with local and state health officials to learn more about the virus and on ways to keep their patients, employees, and community out of harm’s way. “Education is key,” says Christ Hospital’s Emergency Medicine Chairman Dr. Vijay Akkapeddi. “Prevention and awareness remain as the most effective ways in keeping healthy. People don’t realize it, but even touching a door knob is enough to transmit the virus and get someone sick.” Continue reading Christ Hospital Offers Tips to Keep Healthy From Flu