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Successfully Treating Patients Who Need Significant Respiratory Care

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 6, 2019

Under Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey’s Respiratory Program, many patients with respiratory failure or on mechanical ventilation are transferred to our facility to be successfully weaned off ventilators, ultimately achieving their highest functioning level. Through our physician and respiratory therapist-led …

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Another Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey Success Story!

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 3, 2019

We are excited to report on another success story at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey! A 73 year old Male patient was admitted to us on 3/18/19 from Ocean Medical Center for further management of his ventilator. This patient suffered …

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Specialty Hospital’s Aggressive Plan of Care Readies Seriously Ill Patient for Discharge

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 30, 2019

In early January, a patient who was diagnosed with end stage renal disease with a history of receiving peritoneal dialysis, was transferred from Jersey Shore Medical Center (JSMC) to our Lakewood, New Jersey-based Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey.  Before this …

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AHRQ Analysis Finds Hospital-Acquired Conditions Are Declining

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 29, 2019

A recent federal study says patient safety in hospitals continues to improve due to a decrease in hospital-acquired conditions The new data released by the Rockville, Maryland-based  and centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Baltimore, Maryland, show that …

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Partnership Commits to Doubling Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival Rate by 2028

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 17, 2019

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), every year more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur across the nation.  Cardiac arrest is a life-threatening condition with about a 10-minute life expectancy without immediate CPR from a bystander, leading to hospitalization and death. …

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Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey Celebrates National Hospital Week

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 16, 2019

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 on in good times and …

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

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 10, 2019

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 tissue, which …

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Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey Celebrates 2019 National Nurses Week

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 10, 2019

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 patients. According to …

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UHF Says Better Information, Fewer Regs, Needed to Help Patients Make Better Care Decisions 

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 1, 2019

With one in five hospital patients across the nation requiring continuous medical care after discharge – a number likely to grow with the graying of the population and the burden of chronic illnesses rises – a multipronged approach is essential …

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Overuse of Prescribing: Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 29, 2019

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 appearing in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of …

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