Summit Hospital’s Wound Healing Program Gets High Marks

SUMMIT – Overlook Hospital’s Wound Healing Program was recently accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and certified in wound care by the Joint Commission – two high honors that highlight the program’s success in helping patients heal faster using a combination of state-of-the-art technology and complementary techniques.

Accidents Happen: Get Your Affairs In Order

Recently, a man stepping off a curb near my office was struck and killed by a passing bus. Only 49, he clearly had many productive years ahead. Reading about it reminded me how quickly unexpected accidents can turn your family upside down, and how vitally important proper planning is.

Nursing Grads Gain Experience Before Entering Job Market

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Today more than ever, college graduates want to be armed with experience in their fields. By the time Megan Arico of Piscataway and Jason Silvitch of Colonia graduated from Drexel University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Co-op program, they had already spent three years getting valuable on-the-job training.

Cap Will Have Devastating Affect On NJ Children

This is a devastating day for children and public education in New Jersey. On the heels of more than $1.3 billion in cuts to public education, the Legislature and the governor have put an ill-conceived and shortsighted policy in place that will prevent our public schools from ever climbing out of the hole that has been dug for them by the state.

Squandering A Bumper Crop Of Farmland

The last few weeks have brought the fresh taste of high quality, locally grown fruits and vegetables to many New Jerseyans. The Garden State still produces some of the best tomatoes and corn in the world! We should all take note, however, of a new inventory of our disappearing farmland nationwide.