Morristown Memorial Hospital gets a new name

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Last week, Morristown’s venerable Community Theatre took a new name. (The Mayo Performing Arts Center.) Now Morristown Memorial Hospital is getting a new moniker: Morristown Medical Center. Its sister facilities also have new handles: Overlook Hospital in Summit becomes Overlook Medical Center, and Newton Memorial Hospital is–you guessed it–Newton Medical Center. The idea is to […]

Earth Day at Morristown Memorial Hospital

Suzanne O'Mahony, a dietician at Morristown Memorial Hospital, greets Finn, a pet therapy bunny brought by volunteer Petri Delli Paoli. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

What is Earth Day about? “Stop using your car for every little thing. Being cautious. Unplug your toaster. I keep everything unplugged. I walk a lot,” said Theresa Smith, clutching a tree seedling. Theresa is an administrative assistant in the pharmacy at Morristown Memorial Hospital, and she was visiting the hospital’s Earth Day celebration. TransOptions, […]

Feeling good can be good for the planet, according to Salon Botanique of Morristown

Mari Becker -Johnson gets a hand massage

Health care products at Morristown’s Salon Botanique Eco-Chic aren’t just tasteful…they’re tasty. Well, maybe that’s a stretch. But their organic skin-care and hair products are made from vegetables and fruits, said salon Manager Brianne Howard. So if you get really hungry… “You basically can pretty much eat the product,” quipped Samantha Messenger, a hair designer […]

TransOptions: Go Smart, get discounts in Morristown

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Leave the car at home, and get discounts at Morristown stores and restaurants. Good for the planet, good for your wallet! That’s the pitch from TransOptions, one of the exhibitors today at Morristown Memorial Hospital’s Earth Day celebration. Go to the TransOptions website and sign up for a GoSmart card. You pledge to take alternative […]

Come wish us a Happy Earth Day at Morristown Memorial Hospital

HOSPITAL COOKING: Greg Merkle, Tai Ngg and Lone Teng of Morristown Memorial Hospital showed off dishes such as Mediterranean flank steak salad. 'It's like a restaurant, not like hospital food,' said Tai. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Don’t worry, it’s nothing infectious. will be part of an Earth Day fair at Morristown Memorial Hospital today, Earth Day, April 22, starting around 10 a.m. Please stop by and say hello! We will be in the B level auditorium in the main building,  near the cafeteria. We’re looking forward to lunchtime– the hospital’s […]

The heart has its reasons: a night for Sam’s NICU

Last Friday was one of those “Ah-h-h-h-h…..” days. The air was balmy and sweet, and the ice and snow, defeated at last, ran as harmless water in the streets. I took my dog for a long walk in the warm sun, and I wasn’t alone: dozens of us went out walking, just for the sheer […]

Affairs of the heart: Morristown Memorial gives young cardiac patients something to celebrate

Mike,Claudine & Cassandra Salayko

By Marie Pfeifer Valentine’s Day is all about hearts and love. At Morristown Memorial Hospital last Sunday, love was overflowing and hearts were the focus at a Valentine’s Day party that also marked National Congenital Cardiac Defect Awareness Day. Some 142 children and parents attended this second annual party. The children ranged in age from […]

A father’s love should equal a night to remember for Morristown Memorial on Feb. 18

Jeff Caldwell

Samantha Marie Salzberg was born at Morristown Memorial Hospital in the spring of 1987. Soon after her birth, doctors determined that Samantha was suffering from a heart ailment and needed to be transferred to a facility that could offer specialized care that Morristown Memorial could not, at the time, provide. During her transfer to Columbia […]

Morristown Memorial Hospital’s parent company climbs in Fortune list

Looking for a great place to work?  According to Fortune magazine, you need look no farther than Morristown Memorial Hospital. The hospital’s parent company, Atlantic Health, has made the magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the third straight year, climbing from 81st place last year to number 54. Nurses earn an average […]

Hospital offering pediatric flu shots in Morristown today

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Goryeb Children’s Hospital is offering flu shots for children and their caregivers from 3 pm to 7 pm today at the Atlantic Health offices on 475 South St. Prices are $38 to $35. Vaccinations for tetanus, diphtheria, and whooping cough also are available for $75. Cash or personal checks only; no credit cards. Here are […]