Press Releases Archive

2016

12/14/16 Memorial Sloan Kettering and Hackensack Meridian Health Announce Cancer Care Partnership
12/08/16 Riverview Medical Center and Jersey Shore University Medical Center Receive Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons, National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
12/05/16 Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals Honored as National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Hospitals
12/01/16 Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations Hosts Record-Breaking Gala Raising $1 Million
10/24/16 'Innovation Has No Boundaries' at Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations’ Annual Gala on November 19
10/20/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Hold Annual Public Meeting
10/12/16 Hackensack Meridian Health Launches Safety and Quality Website to Support Patient Transparency
10/07/16 Women ROCK Event on October 15 to Offer an Exciting Lineup for Women of All Ages
10/03/16 Geisinger Health Plan and Hackensack Meridian Health End Collaboration
09/26/16 Hackensack Meridian Health Named ACO to Know
09/21/16 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Partners with Spirit of Children to Support Child Life Program
09/15/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Host HOPE Tower Topping Out Ceremony on September 15
09/15/16 Two Hackensack Meridian Health Hospital Presidents are Named Among the 110 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems
09/12/16 Hackensack Meridian Health Launches Teladoc Services
09/01/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center is Awarded Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care from The Joint Commission
09/01/16 Hackensack Meridian Health’s Ann Gavzy, Esq., Selected as a First Chair Award Recipient of 2016
08/29/16 Hackensack Meridian Health Selected to Participate in New National Initiative to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes
08/24/16 Clinical Trial for Reflux Now Available in New Jersey through Hackensack Meridian Health
08/15/16 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Recognizes Hackensack Meridian Health for Organ Donor Enrollment Accomplishments
08/15/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center Welcome Neurosurgeon Howard Jason Eisenbrock, D.O.
08/15/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center is First Hospital in New Jersey to Offer Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS)
08/02/16 U.S. News & World Report Names Hackensack Meridian Health Among Best in New Jersey and New York Metro Area
08/02/16 Nominate a Special Woman in Your Life for Meridian Health’s Women Who Rock Hall of Fame
08/01/16 Sky Blue FC Soccer Players Visit K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
08/01/16 Lakewood BlueClaws Visit K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Patients
07/22/16 Seventh Annual Community Day and 5K Race slated for September 18 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
07/22/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation Hosts 33rd Annual Sports Classic Golf Tournament
07/20/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Awarded Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Center
07/14/16 Hackensack Meridian Health Launches Center for Integrative Health & Medicine
07/06/16 Hackensack Meridian Hospitals Earn 2016 Most Wired Designations from Hospitals & Health Networks
06/27/16 Trauma Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center Receives Re-verification from the American College of Surgeons 
06/21/16 Hackensack Meridian Health Is Changing the State of Health Care
06/17/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Ocean Medical Center Recognized with Gold Plus Awards for Heart Failure Care
06/16/16 Meridian Health Hospitals Named Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality
06/16/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to host 2016 Resident Graduation Ceremony on June 17
06/13/16 Jersey Shore’s Leading Cardiac Surgery Program Welcomes New Surgeon
06/09/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to host 11th Annual Meridian Health Research Day on June 14
06/03/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Implants the World’s Smallest Pacemaker
06/01/16 Jersey Shore’s Matthew Kaufman, M.D., FACS Presents at American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) National Annual Meeting
05/10/16 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Raises $140,000 at Superhero Soiree Celebration
05/09/16 Meridian Neuroscience Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at Jersey Shore University Medical Center Again Earns Highest Level of Recognition from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers
05/03/16 Act Fast When it Comes to Stroke
04/18/16 Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health Announce Board Members
04/18/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Arif Asif, M.D., FASN, FNKF as Chair of Medicine
04/18/16 Sky Blue FC Announces Meridian Health as Title Sponsor
04/12/16 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Introduces NICVIEW
04/06/16 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital to Host Annual Superhero Soiree
03/30/16 Meridian Health Hospitals Earn American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Accreditations
03/30/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Ocean Medical Center Receive American College of Cardiology Awards for Cardiac Care
03/17/16 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Celebrates Opening of the Michael’s Feat Family Room
03/17/16 Meridian Health Foundation Premieres BuildingHOPE Benefit
03/14/16 Meridian Cancer Care Expands Access to Services with Addition of Local, Trusted Practice
03/10/16 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Receives $250,000 Gift From iPlay America In Support of Child Life Program
03/07/16 A Sound So Sweet
02/10/16 Southern Ocean Medical Center Cardiologist William Reed, D.O. Provides Tips for Heart Health Month
02/05/16 Meridian’s Five Hospitals Receive American Heart Association’s 2015 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Achievement Award

02/03/16 Aetna and Meridian Health Create Co-Branded Product-Based Accountable Care Organization
01/08/16 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngologists Mursalin M. Anis, M.D., Ph.D. and Seth McAfee, M.D.
01/04/16 Meridian Health Completes Merger with Raritan Bay Medical Center

2015

12/11/15 Wrapped in Love at Meridian Community Resource Center
12/08/15 Inside Jersey and New Jersey Monthly Magazines Recognize More Than 200 Meridian Health Affiliated Physicians with 2015 "Top Docs" Honors
12/08/15 'Tis the Season at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
12/07/15 An Expanded Home for the NICU & Maternity at
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
12/04/15 Meridian Health’s 18th Annual Gala Makes History
11/18/15 Vassar Vision Awareness Day to Feature Motivational Talks by 21-Year-Old Molly Burke and Meridian Health Expert, Stacy Doumas, M.D.
11/17/15 Meridian Health’s John Lloyd Included on Becker's Hospital Review CEOs to Know List
11/10/15 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Break Ground on HOPE Tower on November 11
10/23/15 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Meridian Health Enter into an Accountable Care Organization Agreement
10/22/15 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Hold Annual Public Meeting
09/29/15 Jersey Shore Sports Medicine Center to Host Youth Concussions Lecture
09/24/15 'Build a Better Future' at Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations’ Annual Gala on November 21
09/21/15 Women’s Heart Fund to Host 'Bountiful Heart' Fall Cocktail Reception October 8
08/31/15 Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center are First in New Jersey to Receive American Heart Association Accreditation for Acute Cardiac Care
08/31/15 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Set to Break Ground on HOPE Tower
08/17/15 Jersey Shore’s Sixth Annual Community Day and 5K Race on September 13 Promises Cash Prizes for Top Competitors & Healthy Activities For All
07/31/15 U.S. News & World Report Names Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center Among Best in New Jersey and New York Metro Area
07/30/15 Great Place to Work® and Fortune name Meridian Health as One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care
07/28/15 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation Hosts 32nd Annual Sports Classic Golf Tournament
07/22/15 AmeriHealth New Jersey and Meridian Health Collaborate to Provide Affordable Options for Self-Funded Businesses in Monmouth and Ocean Counties
07/15/15 Meridian Health Named Most Wired for 16th Consecutive Year
06/23/15 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation to Host 32nd Annual Sports Classic Golf Tournament
06/10/15 Meridian Health is First System in NJ to Earn National Accreditation as Integrated Network Cancer Program
05/27/15 Sky Blue FC Goes Pink for Meridian Health’s Paint the Town Pink
05/19/15 Women’s Heart Fund Spring Luncheon Supports Cardiac Services at Meridian Health
05/12/15 Boards of Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health Approve Merger
05/06/15 Jersey Shore University Medical Center is First Hospital in New Jersey to Implant Watchman LAAC – A Breakthrough Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
04/27/15 “Gateway Drugs and the Road to Addiction” Presentation to be held at Wall High School on April 28 
04/24/15 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Hometown Hero Award Presented by Professional Soccer Star, Christie Pearce
04/21/15 Heart and Sole Cup kicks off June 7 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick
04/21/15 Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Township of Neptune Housing Authority Host Grand Opening Celebration for new “Almerth M. Battle Homes” in Neptune, NJ
04/14/15 Public Urged to Attend Free Screening during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week
04/09/15 Sky Blue FC Announces Meridian Health as Title Sponsor
04/08/15 Jersey Shore Earns Gold Seal of Approval for Joint Replacement Program
04/07/15 Boards of Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Health Services Corporation Approve Merger
03/31/15 Meridian Health Partners with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to Expand Personalized Treatment Offerings to Patients
03/30/15 Professional Soccer Star, Christie Pearce, Presents Junior Ambassadors with the K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Hometown Hero Award
03/25/15 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Opens Neuro-Intensive Care Unit
03/20/15 Meridian Health Announces Plans to Elevate Cancer Services with $128 Million Investment in Monmouth and Ocean County Health Care Facilities
03/18/15 Ensocare to be Reseller for iMPak Health’s Medication Monitoring System
03/11/15 Meridian Health’s Nursing & Rehab Facilities Receive Highest Rating From U.S. News & World Report
03/11/15 Meridian Health Opens New Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall
03/10/15 18th Annual Sweetheart Ball Successfully Raises More Than $200,000 in Support of Meridian Cancer Care
02/16/15 Meridian Urgent Care Opens Office in Meridian Health Village at Jackson
01/29/15 Center for Weight-Loss Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center Offers Bariatric Robotic Surgery
01/29/15 Introducing Meridian Dentistry for Children
01/28/15 Meridian Cancer Care Welcomes Kenneth A. Newkirk, M.D., FACS as Medical Director, Head and Neck Oncology Surgery Program at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
01/13/15 Meridian Health Foundation’s 18th Annual Sweetheart Ball to be held on February 21, 2015
01/05/15 Meridian Health Welcomes Kenneth N. Sable, M.D. as President of Jersey Shore University Medical Center

2014

12/28/14 Get Involved in Paint the Town Pink 2015!
12/17/14 ‘Tis the Season at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
12/11/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Receives $300,000 Gift from the Howard Corlies Estate
12/08/14 Meridian Hospitals Receive American Heart Association Awards for Cardiac Services
11/21/14 Meridian Expands Marketplace Offerings
11/14/14 Paving the Way for Tomorrow’s Physicians
11/12/14 Meridian Health’s Ramon Solhkhah, M.D. to be honored by the Mental Health Association of Monmouth County 
11/11/14 Meridian Health Receives American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Achievement Award
10/16/14 Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health Announce Plans to Merge
10/10/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Hold Annual Public Meeting
10/08/14 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Celebrates The Next Step Campaign
10/06/14 Frequently Asked Questions about Ebola
10/06/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center & Riverview Medical Center Receive American College of Cardiology Award
09/24/14 Meridian Health Announces Plans to Merge with Raritan Bay Medical Center
09/22/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center is the First Hospital in New Jersey to Implant Non-Surgical, Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker
09/19/14 Meridian Cancer Care Welcomes Thomas Lee Bauer II, M.D., Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology
09/18/14 5 Things to Know about Enterovirus D68
09/17/14 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Recognizes Meridian Health for Organ Donor Enrollment Accomplishments
09/16/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes John F. Gibbs, M.D., FACS, Chairman of Surgery
09/09/14 Fifth Annual Community Day and 5K Race slated for September 14 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
08/26/14 Meridian Health Hosts The Baton Pass™ to Spread Message of Hope With Special Guests Struck Boyz Dance Troupe
08/20/14 Meridian Health Supports New Law Requiring CPR and Defibrillator Use Training for All High School Students
08/18/14 Meridian Health to Host The Baton Pass™ with Special Guests Struck Boyz Dance Troupe; Neptune Mayor Dr. Michael Brantley to declare “Baton Pass Day” in Neptune, NJ
08/17/14 Jersey Shore to Host Men’s Health Breakfast at First Presbyterian Church of Manasquan
08/17/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Physicians
08/07/14 A New Way to More Accurately Detect Cervical Cancer in Women
08/05/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Hosts Drug Abuse Forum
07/21/14 Time Is Tissue: Jersey Shore University Medical Center Recognized by American Heart Association for Providing Optimal Care for Patients Suffering Severe Heart Attacks
07/16/14 Record Setting Attendance as Bayshore Community Hospital Hosts Meridian Heart and Sole Cup
07/01/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Cristina Ciorlian, M.D., FACE, to the Department of Endocrinology
07/01/14 Stephen Rice, M.D., Ph.D., K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Joins Experts on Capitol Hill for a Discussion about Youth Sports Safety
06/30/14 Meridian Cancer Care Welcomes Ronald Matteotti, M.D., FMH
06/24/14 Meridian Health Village Now Offers Lab Services to the Jackson Community
06/24/14 Jersey Shore launches free Lung Cancer screening process
06/16/14 RBC Graduate Takes Part in Commencement Ceremony Direct from Hospital Room and Attends
Neptune Mayor’s Ball as Honored Guest
06/12/14 Jersey Shore’s Matthew Kaufman, M.D., FACS Presents at American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) National Annual Meeting
06/10/14 Cap, Gown and Prom Dress Ready to Go!
06/09/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Earns Highest Distinction from National Association of Epilepsy Centers
05/22/14 Sky Blue FC Goes Pink for Paint the Town Pink
05/19/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Denise Johnson Miller, M.D., FACS, Director of Breast Surgery, advocates Paint the Town Pink’s Message of Preventive Health for Women
05/19/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Peter Gonzalez, M.D., Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Mark Mascarenhas, M.D., Cardiology
05/16/14 Meridian Health Says ‘Thank You’ to Team Members in Celebration of National Hospital Week
05/13/14 Say Something ... About Heroin: Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Ramon Solhkhah, M.D., Chief of Psychiatry, joins a community forum addressing southern Monmouth County’s Heroin Epidemic
04/21/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Unveils New Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
04/09/14 Jacquie Lee from NBC’s The Voice receives “Hometown Hero Award” at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital’s Superhero Soiree
04/09/14 Sky Blue FC partners with Meridian Health
04/07/14 Termination of Amerigroup Medicaid Product
04/07/14 Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations to hold 23rd Annual Health Care Perspectives Luncheon on May 9
04/01/14 Jacquie Lee from NBC’s The Voice to receive “Hometown Hero Award” from K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
03/31/14 30,000-Square-Foot Fitness and Wellness Facility Opens at New Meridian Health Village in Jackson.
03/19/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes New Members to Medical and Dental Staff
03/10/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s 17th Annual Sweetheart Ball Successfully Raises More Than $240,000 in Support of Cancer Care
03/07/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Physicians
03/05/14 ZocDoc Plans to Bring its Online Service to
Every State in the Continental U.S. by End of 2014
02/12/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Receives American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation Healthy Living Grant
02/11/14 Local Physician Receives Prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award
02/11/14 Meridian Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist Earns Prestigious Certification in Hand Therapy
02/03/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s 17th Annual Sweetheart Ball to be held on February 15, 2014
01/30/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Regional Trauma Center leads the way in traumatic brain injury practices 
01/29/14 Meridian CardioVascular Network hosts an evening of fun, fashion and education in celebration of American Heart Month at the Sixth Annual Red Dress Event
01/22/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Recognized by The Joint Commission for Excellence in Diabetes Care
01/17/14 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Molly Berkowitz, R.N., Receives Outstanding Emergency Medical Services Educator Award
01/16/14 Meridian Health Makes FORTUNE’S “100 Best Companies to Work For”
01/10/14 Kick Off 2014 Right with Men's Health Breakfast at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
01/08/14 "Taking a Breath for Women Breakfast" Scheduled for Wednesday, January 22

2013

12/30/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Physicians
12/23/13 Meridian Health and Tilton Fitness Expand their Partnership to Five Fitness & Wellness Centers
12/16/13 Meridian Cancer Care Unveils Technologies that Streamline Breast Cancer Treatment
12/16/13 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Welcomes Robert Murphy, M.D. and Brian Truxal, M.D.
12/11/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Physicians
12/10/13 Tim Nolan Joins Meridian Health to Lead Health Solutions Division
12/10/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s M. Usman Nasir Khan, M.D., FACS, to participate in annual scientific conference in Pakistan
12/06/13 Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations Hosts Successful Gala Fundraiser
12/03/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Receives American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award
11/13/13 Jersey Shore and Township of Neptune Housing Authority Break Ground on New Senior Housing Development
11/12/13 MERIDIAN HEALTH PATIENTS CAN NOW SCHEDULE APPOINTMENTS ONLINE WITH DOCTORS
11/06/13 Termination of United Healthcare Medicare Advantage products
11/04/13 The Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Host Prominent European Surgeons
10/28/13 3rd Annual NJ Women’s Expo Offers Weekend of Education, Entertainment and Fun on November 2 & 3
10/11/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center welcomes Romeo Lucas, D.O. to the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
10/10/13 Jersey Shore’s Andrew I. Elkwood, M.D. presents at the Milwaukee Case Management Society of America Chapter (CMSA) Fall Conference
10/08/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center & Bayshore Community Hospital Among 2013-2014 Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
09/30/13 A New Way to Treat Uterine Fibroids
09/27/13 Meridian Health Centers for Wound Healing Raise Awareness of Peripheral Arterial Disease
09/26/13 Michael F. Lospinuso, M.D., Chief of Spine Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, participates in prestigious spine congress in Switzerland
09/25/13 Alexander Shifrin, M.D., FACS, FACE, Surgical Director of the Center for Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Diseases at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, to present at prestigious Israeli medical forums 
09/18/13 Meridian Health and Six of the Nation’s Most Recognized Health Systems Form Interstate Alliance
09/16/13 Build Leadership Skills And Undertake The Journey To Success
09/10/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center physicians honored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
09/05/13 MESSAGE FROM THE MONMOUTH COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT: County Health Department is investigating suspected mumps cases
09/05/13 MESSAGE FROM THE MONMOUTH COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT: County Health Dept continues investigation of suspected mumps cases
09/04/13 Denise Johnson Miller, M.D., FACS, Medical Director of Breast Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Receives Congressional Honor
09/04/13 Mark J. Krasna, M.D., medical director of Oncology, Meridian Cancer Care, publishes “Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Staging of Patients with Esophageal Cancer”

08/30/13 Come Out for Jackson Community Day This Sunday, September 1
08/20/13 4th Annual Jersey Shore University Medical Center Community Day and 5K Run/Walk to be held Sunday, September 15
08/19/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Earns Bariatric Surgery National Accreditation from American College of Surgeons
08/09/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Inaugural 'Surviving Thyroid Cancer' Conference Focuses on a Common, Yet Misunderstood Condition
08/05/13 Meridian Health is the first and only New Jersey health care system recognized as a center of excellence in treating patients with chest pain
08/01/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Participates in Phase III Trial of Investigational Vaccine for Prevention of Clostridium difficile
07/30/13 Turner Syndrome Foundation Workshop To Be Held At K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
07/24/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center unveils The Musso Healing Garden
07/22/13 Free Medicare information sessions offered
07/18/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center welcomes Adam M. Shiroff, M.D., FACS as Chief of Trauma
07/17/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center presents Surviving Thyroid Cancer conference on August 2, 2013 
07/03/13 Alexander Shifrin, M.D., FACS, FACE, Endocrine Surgeon at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, will present at the 2nd World Congress on Thyroid Cancer in Toronto, Canada
07/02/13 New LARIAT Procedure Reduces Stroke Risk in Patients Who Can’t Tolerate Blood Thinners
07/01/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center trauma team to offer tips on emergency preparedness
07/01/13 Saad A. Saad, M.D., surgeon-in-chief and co-medical director at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, presents at global pediatric conference
06/21/13 Getting the Skinny on a Huge Problem
06/20/13 23 Towns + 1 Mission = A Million Thanks from Meridian Health!
06/17/13 Riverview Medical Center receives a gift of $5,000,000
06/11/13 Get Your Joints in Motion with Meridian Health’s Orthopedic Program
05/29/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center welcomes M. Usman Nasir Khan, M.D., FACS
05/29/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to
Host Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic
05/24/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Trauma Center Receives Prestigious Reverification from the American College of Surgeons
05/23/13 Jersey Shore Sports Medicine cares for kids at annual Manalapan Memorial Day Soccer Tournament
05/22/13 The Baby-Friendly® Center for Breastfeeding has arrived!
05/22/13 Alexander Shifrin, M.D., FACS, FACE, Endocrine Surgeon at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, presents groundbreaking case at The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons 34th Annual Meeting
05/22/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to host annual Meridian Health Research Day on June 11, 2013 
05/22/13 Check out the new Meridian Momtourage!
05/16/13 K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital's Steven Kairys, MD, MPH, FAAP is named pediatrician of the year
05/10/13 Meridian Neuroscience Invites Stroke Survivors to “Celebrate Life”
05/01/13 Meridian Cancer Care welcomes breast surgeon Denise L. Johnson Miller, M.D., F.A.C.S.
04/11/13 23 Monmouth and Ocean County Towns Prepare to Go Pink in May…Businesses Welcome!
04/11/13 Meridian Health hosts “Little Things” with Giuliana and Bill Rancic, a Paint the Town Pink event presented by Meridian Cancer Care
04/03/13 Meridian Health Announces New Appointments and Officers to its Boards of Trustees
04/02/13 Meridian Health Gets Ready To Paint 23 Towns Pink!
03/27/13 The Earle Family Gifts $750,000 to K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital
03/22/13 16th annual Sweetheart Ball successfully raises more than $250,000 in support of Jersey Shore’s cancer care expansion
03/11/13 Surgical Services Spanning the Shore Line 
03/07/13 Weight-Loss Surgery Basics
02/20/13 NJBIZ Honors the 2013 Best Places to Work in New Jersey!
02/20/13 Paint The Town Pink Needs You!
02/14/13 From the Runway to Red Bank
02/12/13 American Diabetes Association recognizes Meridian Medical Associates Diabetes Self-Management Education Program
02/04/13 Jersey Shore offers new, non-invasive option for treating common heart defect
02/01/13 iMPak Health releases the Kraken
01/25/13 NJHA Names Coyle New Board Chairman at 94th Annual Meeting
01/21/13 Jersey Shore University Medical Center is the first hospital in New Jersey to receive The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification in Palliative Care
01/16/13 Meridian Health Ranked 39th on FORTUNE’S “100 Best Companies to Work For”
01/15/13 Jersey Shore’s Lawrence P. Mueller, M.D., FACS receives prestigious vascular testing accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)
01/10/13 More Doctors, Hospitals Partner to Coordinate Care for People with Medicare
01/08/13 Meridian Announces Institute for Clinical Integration Named After Well Respected Nursing Leader
01/03/13 16th Annual Sweetheart Ball, benefiting Jersey Shore’s cancer care expansion, to be held on February 23, 2013

2012

12/18/12 Jersey Shore University Medical Center welcomes Joaquin Santolaya, M.D., Ph.D., global expert on perinatal medicine and genetics, to Meridian Health’s Perinatal Institute
12/14/12 Jersey Shore to provide free health screenings at Manasquan United Methodist Church’s Hurricane Sandy Meal Service
12/13/12 Surgical Services At K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
11/20/12 Meridian Health Announces Financial Support For Super Storm Sandy
11/12/12 Alexander Shifrin, MD, FACS, FACE, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, is the first surgeon in the USA to receive Board Certification in Endocrine Neck Ultrasound and FNA Biopsy
11/09/12 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Hold Annual Public Meeting
11/06/12 Meridian Health Hospitals Back to Full Power After Hurricane Sandy
10/29/12 Due to Hurricane Sandy, Meridian hospitals will suspend visitation beginning at 3:00 p.m. today, Monday October 29th
10/28/12 Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Meridian Health hospitals have taken precautions to cancel many elective and non-urgent procedures for Monday, October 29.
10/18/12 Jersey Shore University Medical Center receives prestigious global designation as a Baby-Friendly hospital
10/11/12 Meridian Health and Geisinger Health Plan bring Geisinger Gold to New Jersey
10/10/12 Jersey Shore University Medical Center welcomes new medical director of Robotic Surgery
10/10/12 Aetna and Meridian Health Reach Agreement
10/08/12 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Receives $200,000 Gift In Support Of Expansion Project
09/11/12 Third Annual Community Day and 5K Race slated for September 16 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
08/16/12 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation Hosts 29th Annual Sports Classic Golf Tournament
08/15/12 Jersey Shore’s Michael Rose, M.D., Neuropathy Treatment Expert, contributes to new book entitled Chemotherapy Induced Neuropathic Pain
08/01/12 Child Passenger Safety – What Parents Should Know
07/19/12 Jersey Shore’s Matthew Kaufman, M.D. is selected to present at The European Respiratory Society’s 2012 Vienna Congress
07/18/12 ‘U.S. News’ best hospital list picks Meridian Health
07/17/12 New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services Quality Report rates Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Cardiac Surgery results among the very best
07/12/12 The Many Doctor Morgans
07/10/12 Jersey Shore leads the way in treating Chronic Fecal Incontinence
07/05/12 Meridian Health Receives Magnet Designation Fourth Consecutive Time
06/29/12 Meridian Hospitals Receive American Heart Association’s Gold Award for Cardiac Services
06/29/12 Get into the Swing of Things
06/25/12 Riverview Medical Center Hosts Red Carpet Event To Celebrate Emmy® Win!

06/25/12 Summer Safety Tips From Kid's Health
06/19/12 Pep Rally for U.S. Olympic Soccer Team Captain Christie Pearce
06/15/12 Third Annual Community Day at The Jane H. Booker Family Health Center
06/11/12 Meridian Health Hosts Annual Meeting to Celebrate Accomplishments
05/31/12 Jersey Shore University Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to perform Aortic Valve Replacement without Open Heart Surgery
04/20/12 Simpler Solution to Hypertension is on the Horizon
04/19/12 Jersey Shore receives National Achievement Award from The American College of Surgeons
04/05/12 Annual Sweetheart Ball Raises Funds to Benefit Cancer Care
04/05/12 There's no place like home.
02/29/12 New 5k Series Gets to the Heart of the Matter
02/27/12 Meridian Health Partners with The Cancer Institute of New Jersey on Colorectal Cancer Study
02/20/12 ‘U.S. News’ picks best nursing homes in Monmouth County
02/08/12 Debra Camal, M.D. Named Medical Director of the Breast Program Under Meridian Cancer Care
01/30/12 Harry Carson Named Celebrity Spokesperson for Meridian Neuroscience
01/27/12 Jersey Shore University Medical Center honored by New Jersey Hospital Association
01/19/12 Meridian Health Named one of FORTUNE’S “100 Best Companies to Work For”
01/18/12 Make a Resolution for a Healthy Heart
01/18/12 Fourth Annual Red Dress Event Brings NY Fashion to Red Bank for Heart Health Awareness
01/11/12 Jersey Shore University Medical Center opens Thyroid Cancer Trial
01/05/12 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes New Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia

2011

12/27/11 Public Notice - Magnet Recognition Program® Site Visit
12/20/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Mark G. Martens, M.D., receives prestigious Robert D. and Alma W. Moreton Original Research Award
12/05/11 NoMoreClipboard Partners with iMpak Health and Meridian Health to Develop Comprehensive ACO solutions
11/21/11 Shore Rehabilitation Institute Awarded Accreditation From The Joint Commission
11/14/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center To Hold Annual Public Meeting
10/27/11 Meridian Women’s Heart Connection to Hold Joyful Heart Afternoon Tea Presentation
10/26/11 Meridian CardioVascular Network Presents Cooking with Heart Event at
Radisson Hotel in Freehold
10/24/11 Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking of Meridian Health Village at Jackson
10/20/11 ‘U.S. News’ best hospital list picks Meridian Health
10/17/11 Meridian Health to Host “Life is Not a Stress Rehearsal” featuring Author and Humorist Loretta LaRoche at Two River Theater
10/13/11 Jumping Jack Flash Mob!  Meridian Health’s “Jersey Jumpers” participate in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Jump! Campaign to Break Guinness World Record® Title for Jumping Jacks
10/12/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Treatment of Paralysis & Reconstructive Nerve Surgery announces Compelling Hope – the second annual global symposium on Innovative Solutions for Spinal Cord Injury, Paralysis and Neuropathy
09/30/11 Revolutionary Heart Pump Now Available at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
08/15/11 Meridian Health Supports Centralized Clinical Research across a Five-Hospital Network with the OnCore System
08/10/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Hold Inaugural Thyroid Cancer Support Group Meeting
08/03/11 New Leadership and a New Vision at Bayshore Community Hospital with the Appointment of Anthony Cava as Executive Director
07/29/11 Meridian Stroke Centers Receive Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Performance Achievement Awards
07/27/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Host Free Lecture on Weight Loss Surgery on August 3
07/20/11 Meridian Health Receives Grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Central and South Jersey
07/20/11 Meridian Cancer Care to Host Free Dinner and Comedy Show at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
07/08/11 Pediatric Surgeon from K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
Travels to Palestine on Medical Mission
06/30/11 Jane H. Booker Family Health Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center Holds Successful Community Day
06/30/11 Cardinal Health Foundation Grants Meridian Health $35,000 to Improve Patient Safety at the Point of Care
06/27/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center offers the most comprehensive Congenital Heart program in New Jersey
06/27/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation to Host Twenty-Eighth Annual Sports Classic Golf Tournament – Very limited spots remain!
06/23/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Graduates 43 Residents
06/22/11 United States Women’s National Team Captain Christie Pearce Blogs from FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany
06/17/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Hosts Successful Research Day
06/14/11 Second Annual Community Day and 5K Race Slated for September 18 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
06/13/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Host a Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic
05/26/11 2011 Ryan’s Run registering athletes and advocates of Middletown’s favorite event
04/21/11 Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations to Host Third Annual Runway on the River
04/20/11 Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations to hold 20th Annual Health Care Perspectives Luncheon on May 6
04/19/11 iMPak Health Announces first NFC Enabled Health and Wellness Application
04/15/11 Meridian Health Appoints New President of Ocean Medical Center
03/24/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Becomes First in NY/NJ to Implant Experimental Heart Attack Detection Device
03/22/11 Annual Sweetheart Ball Raises Significant Funds to Benefit Cancer Care
03/14/11 Meridian Women’s Heart Connection Offers Know Your Numbers
03/14/11 Meridian CardioVascular Network Presents Cooking With Heart
03/04/11 Meridian Cancer Care Welcomed as 'System Partner’ to The Cancer Institute of New Jersey  
02/25/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Implants First MRI-Safe Pacemaker in Monmouth County, New Jersey
02/15/11 Meridian Stroke Centers Receive
Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
02/14/11 Know Your Risk of Heart Disease to be held February 16
02/11/11 Meridian CardioVascular Network to Offer Free Screenings at the Community YMCA
02/11/11 Free Interactive Seminar on Vascular Disorders and Diseases to be held February 17
02/11/11 Meridian CardioVascular Network to Offer Heart Wellness Expo and Screening
02/07/11 Celebrities, both International and Local, Share their Personal Experiences with CardioVascular Disease.
02/04/11 Important Information for Medical Residents of Jersey Shore University Medical Center from 2000 - 2005.
02/03/11 Third Annual Red Dress Event Brings NY Fashion to Red Bank for Heart Health Awareness
02/02/11 Meridian CardioVascular Network Presents 365 Days of Heart Health

02/01/11 Meridian At Home Remote Monitoring Pilot Program Receives Quality Improvement Award
02/01/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Participates in a Phase II Vaccine Trial for Primary Prevention of Clostridium difficile
01/25/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Host Child Car Seat Safety Check
01/24/11 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Executive Robert H. Adams Jr., Receives Prestigious American College of Healthcare Executives Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award
01/24/11 Meridian Health Nursing Executive Presented with Health Care Award
01/20/11 Meridian Health Named one of FORTUNE’S “100 Best Companies to Work For”
01/11/11 Meridian At Home Receives HomeCare Elite™ Status for Third Consecutive Year
01/10/11 Annual Sweetheart Ball to benefit local Cancer Center to be held February 26
01/06/11 Autism & Immunizations, Dr. Kairys of K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital comments.

2010

11/15/10 Meridian Subacute Rehabilitation at Wall Receives Outstanding Business Award
11/12/10 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Partners With World-Renowned Reconstructive Surgeons to Unveil Center for Paralysis
11/02/10 Meridian Health Physician Honored with National Boy Scout Award
10/21/10 Growing into a New Name: Introducing Southern Ocean Medical Center
09/28/10 Jersey Shore University Medical Center is First to earn LEED Gold in NJ and Largest on East Coast
09/21/10 Jersey Shore University Medical Center To Hold Annual Public Meeting
09/20/10 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation's 21st Annual Open Heart Invitational Slated for October 12
09/09/10 Annual Meridian Health Gala Promises an Elegant Southern Evening
09/01/10 Meridian Health Completes Merger with Bayshore Community Hospital
08/04/10 Local Moms Invited To Join Meridian Health's "Momtourage"
07/29/10 Meridian Health Abuzz After Receiving 2010 Most Wired
07/21/10 Meridian Health Explains How To Find Reliable Health Information Online
07/20/10 Jersey Shore University Medical Center “Transforming Care” Project Hailed Among the Best in the World
07/14/10 Advance Directives and Living Wills - Do You Know The Facts?
07/12/10 Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Host Community Day and 5K Run/Walk on September 19
07/12/10 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Rated Among The Very Best In Cardiac Surgery Results
07/08/10 Mary Ann Donohue Promoted to Vice President & Chief Nurse Executive At Jersey Shore University Medical Center
07/06/10 Health Journal For Pain To Be First Offering From iMPak Health
06/30/10 Registration For The 27th Annual Sports Classic To Benefit Jersey Shore University Medical Center Community Is In Full-Swing
06/25/10 2010 Runway On The River Raises Significant Funds For Children's Hospital
06/25/10 Annual Health Care Perspectives Luncheon Raises Funds To Support Meridian Health
06/21/10 Meridian Health Deploys Smartphone App to Connect Mobile Users, Busy Travelers with Healthcare
05/18/10 Meridian Women's Heart Connection to hold Joyful Heart Afternoon Tea Presentations
05/12/10 Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations to hold 2010 Runway on the River
04/28/10 Meridian Health Ranked One of the Top 10 "Best Places To Work" in New Jersey
04/16/10 Meridian Health's Women's Philanthropic Fund to Hold Fourth Annual Fundraising Luncheon
04/16/10 Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations to hold 19th Annual Healthcare Perspectives Luncheon on May 7
04/16/10 Capital Campaign for the 'New' Jersey Shore University Medical Center Surpasses $20 Million Goal
03/17/10 Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations Hosts 2010 Runway On The River Kick-Off
03/16/10 Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations Host Successful Cancer Center Fund Raiser
03/09/10 Meridian At Home Launches New Medication Management Program
03/07/10 Christie Rampone Delivers Baby Girl At Jersey Shore University Medical Center
02/15/10 Caring For Family Members Infected With H1N1 Flu
02/01/10 Meridian Health Shares Tips On Staying Healthy At Work During Flu Season
01/21/10 Meridian Health Named One Of Fortune's "100 Best Companies To Work For"
01/19/10 Meridian Health Encourages H1N1 Flu Awareness By Addressing Who Is At Risk
01/11/10 Annual Sweetheart Ball Benefiting Local Cancer Center To Be Held February 20
01/05/10 Meridian Health Completes Merger With Southern Ocean County Hospital
01/04/10 Meridian Health Presents New Year New You Screenings In January
01/04/10 Meridian Health Addresses H1N1 Flu Vaccine Myths and Facts

2009

12/22/09 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Presents New Year New You Event On January 3
12/14/09 Keeping Children Healthy and Safe During Flu Season
12/12/09 Annual Sweetheart Ball Benefiting Local Cancer Center To Be Held February 7, 2010
12/03/09 Get Back To What You Like To Do: New Treatment Options For Lower Back Pain
12/01/09 Meridian Health Encourages H1N1 Flu Awareness For Pregnant Women
11/16/09 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Hosts Successful Open Heart Invitational
11/12/09 Meridian Health Issues Visitor Guidelines To Prevent H1N1 Flu Spread
11/03/09 Meridian Health Recognized As “Outstanding Employer” By New Jersey Business & Industry Association
10/30/09 Notice Of Public Hearing
10/19/09 Students From Allied Health and Science High School Donate 1,000 Books To Asbury Park Pediatrics
10/06/09 Meridian Health First Health Care System In The Region To Receive CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation
09/17/09 Meridian Health Rated Among State’s Best For Hospital Quality
08/26/09 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation’s 20th Annual Open Heart Invitational Scheduled For October 13
08/26/09 Steeplechase Racing Returns To Benefit Meridian Health
08/06/09 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Recognized For Implementing Quality Heart Disease and Stroke Care
07/29/09 Meridian Health and Bayshore Community Health Services Approve Merger Agreement
07/21/09 Meridian Health Welcomes Richard J. Scott, M.D., To Clinical Effectiveness Leadership Position
06/30/09 Meridian Health and Iguard.Org Partner To Provide Medication Safety Information
06/23/09 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation 26th Annual Sports Classic Scheduled For July 13
05/28/09 Meridian Health and Southern Ocean County Health System Approve Merger Agreement
04/27/09 Meridian Health Recognized As “Best Place To Work” For Fifth Consecutive Year
04/09/09 Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital To Hold Annual Public Meeting
04/06/09 Meridian Health Launches Support Web Site To Help Those Impacted By Multiple Sclerosis
01/26/09 Meridian Health To Host Free Healthy Heart Screenings In February

2008

11/03/08 K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Receives $100,000 Gift In Support Of Expansion and Renovation Project
11/03/08 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Adult Partial Hospital Program Receives National Recognition
10/29/08 Jersey Shore University Medical Center To Hold Lectures On Diabetes Awareness Day
10/28/08 Hope For Children With Autism:  $1 Million Grant Awarded To Jersey Shore University Medical Center
10/15/08 MERIDIAN HEALTH TEAMS UP WITH JITTERBUG® TO ASSIST CONSUMERS WITH MEDICATION COMPLIANCE
09/17/08 MERIDIAN HEALTH RATED AMONG STATE’S BEST FOR HOSPITAL QUALITY
09/08/08 JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER STATEMENT
07/21/08 JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
07/10/08 JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER’S JANE H. BOOKER DIALYSIS CENTER TO HOST OPEN HOUSE
06/27/08 TWO MERIDIAN HEALTH NURSES RECEIVE GOVERNOR’S NURSING MERIT AWARD
06/12/08 JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST HOME RUN FOR HEALTH WORKSHOP AT FIRSTENERGY PARK IN LAKEWOOD
06/11/08 JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE IN CONJUNCTION WITH CENTRAL JERSEY BLOOD CENTER
04/15/08 LOCAL PHYSICIAN NAMED NEW JERSEY’S HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
02/25/08 NEW EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT JOINS MERIDIAN HEALTH
02/08/08 OVER 700 ATTEND HEART AND SOUL GOSPELFEST
01/30/08 IN RECOGNITION OF HEART MONTH, HOSPITAL HOSTS HEART HEALTHY FAIR
01/29/08 JERSEY SHORE REGIONAL TRAUMA CENTER EARNS NATIONAL DISTINCTION
01/14/08 ANNUAL SWEETHEART BALL SCHEDULED TO BENEFIT LOCAL CANCER CENTER
01/04/08 LOCAL NURSES RECOGNIZED BY STATE ASSOCIATION
01/04/08 LOCAL MOTORCYCLE CLUB DONATES GIFTS TO PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
01/02/08 MERIDIAN HEALTH’S DIGITAL HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS TO BE SHOWCASED AT LUNCH AT PIERO’S MEDIA EVENT DURING CES 2008