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New Guidelines Issued for Taking Low-Dose Aspirin

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 8, 2019

Two weeks ago, a commonly followed medical prevention strategy goes by the wayside.  The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) primary recently released its prevention guideline announcing that it no longer recommended that low-dose aspirin be …

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LTACHs Play Key Role in Nation\’s Health Care System

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 1, 2019

In today’s health care system, severely ill seniors are admitted to acute care hospitals for inpatient services for a relatively short stay. Long-Term Acute Care hospitals (LTACHs) fill the niche for those who require a longer hospital stay. The New …

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Food intolerance testing – is it worth it?

By specialty-hospital-user | August 9, 2017

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Giving Vented Patients a Voice

By Specialty Hospital Staff | July 19, 2017

By Susan Becker, M.S. CCC/SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Specialty Hospital  is committed to assisting patients in communicating with staff and family.  Many of our patients have a tracheostomy tube or are ventilator dependent and unable to use voice to communicate their …

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In Their Own Words…

By Specialty Hospital Staff | December 16, 2016

Below is a testimonial we recently received. These heartfelt words are a reflection of our commitment to providing patients with a warm and nurturing environment that fosters respect, trust, reassurance and healing. Continue reading below: \”We would like to give recognition to …

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The Pharmacy Department at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 15, 2016

By Patricia Huttmeyer, Director of Pharmacy The Pharmacy Department at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey operates with clinical pharmacists and certified pharmacy technicians. The pharmacists and technicians have separate roles but work together not only in the department, but as …

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Respiratory Care at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 11, 2016

The respiratory care program at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey is very unique. At any given time, we have four highly trained respiratory therapists on staff. Each respiratory therapist has approximately eight to ten patients each. During the respiratory therapist’s …

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Recognizing Administrative Professionals in an LTACH on April 27, 2016

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 27, 2016

Administrative Professionals’ Day is set for April 27, 2016. Originally called Secretaries’ Day, this work holiday was created in 1952 by Harry F. Klemfuss of Young and Rubicam. Its purpose was to recognize the importance of these positions and demonstrate …

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April is Occupational Therapy (OT) Month: Celebrate these Dedicated Professionals

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 13, 2016

By Colleen Leonard, Occupational Therapist The roots of Occupational Therapy (OT) reach back to the early part of the last century. This therapeutic intervention was the result of the need for reform of the mental health care system. At the …

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Forging Solutions out of Challenges: A Closer Look at the Important Work of Social Workers

By Specialty Hospital Staff | March 25, 2016

By Kelly Ann Cox-Montalban, M.S.W. and Miriam Rotberg, L.S.W. Social work has been noted to be a profession of hope fueled by resilience and advocacy. In the United States, there are more than 650,000 of these highly trained professionals who …

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