Judith D. and Dana M., mother and daughter pair, experienced separate falls that led them to Mountainside Medical Center’s Emergency Department and orthopedic surgeon, Joseph Bellapianta, M.D., in 2020.Read More
Mountainside Medical Center will begin a new Post-COVID exercise program designed for those who have had COVID-19 to improve their strength, flexibility, endurance and activities of daily living. The goal of the program is to improve quality of life and promote positive lifestyle changes through education and exercise.
This program is medically supervised by the Mountainside Cardiac Rehabilitation and includes two 1-hour sessions per week for four to eight weeks at the Mountainside Medical Center Cardiac Rehabilitation Fitness Center.Read More
National Hospital Week begins on May 9. National Hospital Week is an opportunity to highlight hospitals, health systems and healthcare workers and the ways they support the needs of their community. The American Hospital Association has recognized this year’s theme as Inspiring Hope through Healing.Read More
National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and lasts through May 12, the birthday of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. This annual celebration acknowledges the work nurses do for others and provides an opportunity to thank them for the work they do each day.
Last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared 2020 the Year of the Nurse. The American Nurses Association (ANA) joins WHO in extending the Year of the Nurse into 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes a bevy of pastimes requiring arm strength. Whether swimming, swinging a bat or pushing a lawnmower, our upper extremities get plenty of use during warmer months. It is a good time to talk about how we can help you take extra care of your body, from hands to shoulders and every joint and ligament in between.
What Is hand therapy?Read More
Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center has launched a “Name the Robot Contest” for the hospital’s new da Vinci XI system. The hospital is asking local community members to put on their creative thinking caps and suggest a nickname for the robot.Read More
Mountainside Medical Center has announced today its acquisition of Immedicenter offices in Bloomfield and Clifton. The offices will be renamed Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Immedicenter.
Serving the community for over 35 years, Immedicenter provides patients with immediate care for injuries and acute illness. The center also offers primary care and chronic care services.Read More
Mountainside Medical Center recognizes and encourages global efforts to improve the healthcare experience for patients, their families and caregivers. The hospital is celebrating Patient Experience (PX) Week April 26 – April 30, 2021.
PX Week is brought to the healthcare community by The Beryl Institute, an organization dedicated to improving the patient experience through collaboration and shared knowledge.Read More