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16 May Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey Celebrates National Hospital Week

[caption id="attachment_460" align="alignleft" width="300"] Staff at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey[/caption] Murphy’s law is a popular adage that typically states, "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong." Yes, accidents happen beyond our control. Illnesses happen, too.  As they occur, there’s one place you can rely...

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10 May Brown University Researchers Say Heart Patch Could Limit Muscle Damage After Heart Attack 

[caption id="attachment_1386" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Brown University[/caption] Brown University Researchers have utilized computational models to design a new viscoelastic patch to reduce damage to heart tissue after a heart attack. They utilized a special blend of starch to help provide mechanical support to the heart...

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10 May Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey Celebrates 2019 National Nurses Week

[caption id="attachment_1377" align="alignleft" width="300"] Smiling Nurse January 30, 2004[/caption] During National Nurses Week, from May 6-12, the Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey celebrates the professionalism and significant contributions of the Long Term Acute Care Hospital’s (LTACH)  registered nurses to the quality of care provided to our...

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29 Apr Overuse of Prescribing: Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting

[caption id="attachment_1352" align="alignleft" width="300"] Antibiotics being poured from a pill bottle into a hand. Photo Credit: gov.uk[/caption] Patients seen in emergency departments were twice as likely to receive an antibiotic only when needed, compared to patients seen in outpatient clinics, according to a news study to...

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19 Apr AHRQ Project Designed to Increase Use of Cardiac Rehab After Coronary Events

[caption id="attachment_1333" align="alignleft" width="300"] Patients Working Out In Gym Photo Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[/caption] Days ago, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced a $6 million, 3-year project designed to save lives by increasing the patient’s participation in their cardiac rehabilitation...

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