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Latest Medicare Trustee Report Warns of Insolvency in Seven Years

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 24, 2019

The Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund will have sufficient funds to pay full benefits until 2026, according to the latest annual report from the Medicare Board of Trustees. That’s unchanged from last year’s report, which projected that the Medicare trust …

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

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 19, 2019

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 after cardiovascular events such as heart attacks, heart failure, angioplasty, or …

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Light Activity Appears to Reduce Heart Disease of Older Women

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 18, 2019

Simple outdoor activities, including gardening, strolling through a park, and even folding your clothes might be just enough to significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease among women age 63 and older, says a recently released study in the journal …

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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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