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Apr 27, 2018 08:21 AM

BLOG: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 28, 2018

If you have left over or unused medicines at home, take this opportunity to drop them off at a Perscription Drug Take Back site near you.

 
Apr 22, 2015 04:02 PM

Lung Cancer Screening Center at HackensackUMC Mountainside Awarded Prestigious National Accreditation

HackensackUMC Mountainside has been accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and designated as an official ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center

 
Apr 01, 2015 04:03 PM

HackensackUMC Mountainside Volunteers to be honored during Annual Recognition Ceremony

Join us on Wednesday, April 22nd at noon in the Bayberry for this celebration **During the Volunteer Awards Ceremony, those celebrating milestone years will also be recognized for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 35 and 45 year anniversaries.**

 
Mar 08, 2015 04:04 PM

HackensackUMC Mountainside to host STEM Healthcare Career Panel and Robotic Demonstration

Local Middle & High School Students, Physicians & Hospital Staff are invited to attend on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 5-7pm in the Bayberry

 
Feb 03, 2015 04:05 PM

New York Giants Linebacker Mark Herzlich to Speak at HackensackUMC Mountainside

*Football star and cancer survivor will be the keynote speaker at the 7th Annual Virginia Harkness Sawtelle Lecture* *The first 80 guests will receive Herzlich’s book: "What it Takes: Fighting for My Life and My Love of the Game"*

 
Jan 15, 2015 04:06 PM

HackensackUMC Mountainside Launches Webpage to Share News about Campus Improvements

**Class A Medical Office Building to replace Nursing School Building** **Developer chosen and project manager hired to oversee important upgrades**

 
Oct 14, 2014 03:39 PM

New Trustee Joins HackensackUMC Mountainside Board

Michael Bruno, Executive Director of the Human Needs Food Pantry and former Chief of Police for Tenafly Borough, has been appointed to the HackensackUMC Mountainside Board of Trustees

 
Sep 25, 2014 03:43 PM

John A. Fromhold to Speak at High-Level Health Care Forum

HackensackUMC Mountainside today announced that CEO, John A. Fromhold will join other top health care experts and policymakers at the second annual U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow leadership forum to address the critical challenges facing the hospital industry today.

 
Sep 09, 2014 03:57 PM

HackensackUMC Mountainside Family Residence Program Addresses Primary Care Physician Shortage in Suburban Essex

The Mountainside Family Practice Group, a teaching affiliate of HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital, announces the grand re-opening of its newly-renovated Verona site on Bloomfield Avenue.

 
Aug 26, 2014 03:59 PM

Online Access to HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital Records Offers Many Patient Benefits

All patients treated at HackensackUMC Mountainside on an inpatient basis now have convenient, secure access to comprehensive information about their hospital care.

 
Jun 09, 2014 04:00 PM

Borough of Glen Ridge and HackensackUMC Mountainside Partner to Upgrade Access to Municipal Certificates

$38K in Hospital Underwriting Will Fund Digital Retrieval System

 
Jun 02, 2014 04:02 PM

Dr. Katharine Palla Joins Mountainside Medical Group

Dr. Katharine Palla, of Morris Plains, is among Mountainside Medical Group’s inaugural members

 
May 30, 2014 04:03 PM

Dr. Uzma Shafqat Joins Mountainside Medical Group

Dr. Uzma Shafqat Joins Mountainside Medical Group Formed by Hospital to Address Primary Care Shortage​

 
May 27, 2014 04:18 PM

Dr. Stephen Sherry Joins Mountainside Medical Group

Dr. Stephen Sherry, of Little Falls, is among Mountainside Medical Group’s inaugural members

 
May 21, 2014 04:19 PM

Dr. Monique Hamilton Joins Mountainside Medical Group

HackensackUMC Mountainside has created the Mountainside Medical Group, a network of physicians employed by the hospital and based at convenient locations throughout its service area, to help ensure access to essential primary care services.

 
May 20, 2014 05:20 AM

Dr. Raghav Rastogi Joins Mountainside Medical Group Formed by Hospital to Address Primary Care Shortage

Experienced Physicians Will Treat Patients at Multiple Locations

 
May 19, 2014 05:19 AM

Hospital Forms Mountainside Medical Group to Address Primary Care Shortage

Experienced Physicians Will Treat Patients at Multiple Locations

 
May 07, 2014 05:18 AM

HackensackUMC Mountainside Announces Major Capital Improvements and Upgrades

HackensackUMC Mountainside, a community hospital and major healthcare provider serving suburban Essex and neighboring Passaic County, is embarking on major capital improvements. The diverse array of renovation and expansion projects slated to begin in 2014-15 includes development of an on-campus Medical Office Building that will house physician offices; enhancements to the Women’s Services and Emergency Departments; addition of improved patient safety technology and equipment; implementation of ​

 
Feb 19, 2014 05:16 AM

HackensackUMC Mountainside Cardiology Promotes Basics of Heart Health for Lasting Benefits

HackensackUMC Mountainside promotes Basics of Heart Health for American Heart Month

 
Jan 20, 2014 05:15 AM

Adult Learner Scholarships Now Available at HackensackUMC Mountainside Nursing School

Applications for 2014-2015 Academic Year Due March 5

 
Oct 18, 2013 05:14 AM

HackensackUMC Mountainside Awarded an “A” in Leapfrog Hospital Safety Review

HackensackUMC Mountainside has received an “A” grade for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits,which conducted a nationwide review of hospitals this year. The “A” score was awarded in an update announced by Leapfrog on October 18. 

 
Sep 13, 2013 05:08 AM

HackensackUMC Mountainside Offers New Treatment for Prostate Cancer

HackensackUMC Mountainside announces the availability of Xofigo® (radium Ra 223 dichloride) in their treatment of certain men with advanced prostate cancer. The drug, which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this year, is intended for use in men whose cancer has spread (metastasized) to their bones, who have symptoms from their cancer and who have already received treatment to lower testosterone levels.

 
Jun 27, 2013 05:07 AM

HackensackUMC Mountainside Begins Emergency Department Expansion

MONTCLAIR, N.J. – (June 27, 2013) – HackensackUMC Mountainside has begun phase one of a three phase expansion of the hospital’s Emergency      Department.  The project, expected to take two to three months to complete, will result in an improved triage process, and the addition of four rooms. 

 
Dec 10, 2012 04:56 AM

HackensackUMC Mountainside Awarded an “A” in Leapfrog Hospital Safety Review

HackensackUMC Mountainside has received an “A” grade for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits,which conducted a nationwide review of hospitals this year. The “A” score was awarded in an update announced by Leapfrog on November 28.

 
Nov 13, 2012 04:55 AM

John A. Fromhold has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HackensackUMC Mountainside

John A. Fromhold has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HackensackUMC Mountainside by Montclair Health System, LLC the joint venture that acquired the hospital in July 2012. Montclair Health System LLC is a joint venture between Hackensack University Health Network (HUHN) and the LHP Hospital Group, Inc. (LHP). Mr. Fromhold is the incumbent Chief Executive Officer and has been associated with the hospital since 2007.

 
Oct 16, 2012 04:54 AM

Breast Imaging Program at HackensackUMC Mountainside

HackensackUMC Mountainside has been designated as a Breast Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the medical profession’s premier professional association in the fields of diagnostic and interventional radiology.

 
Jul 12, 2012 04:49 AM

Hackensack University Health Network and LHP Hospital Group

Effective July 1, 2012, ownership of Mountainside Hospital was officially transferred to a joint venture of the Hackensack University Health Network and its partner LHP Hospital Group, Inc. from Merit Health Systems, LLC, marking the start of a new era for the 121 year-old, 365-bed facility that will now be known as HackensackUMC Mountainside.

 
Jun 11, 2012 04:48 AM

Mountainside Hospital Receives National Gold Award for Stroke Care

Mountainside Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) highest honor for stroke care, the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

 
May 11, 2012 04:47 AM

Mountainside Awards Outstanding Nurses

Mountainside Hospital presented eight nurses with awards at an annual celebration held in conjunction with National Nurses Week (May 6-12).

 
May 03, 2012 04:46 AM

NJBIZ Honors New Jersey’s Healthcare Heroes

Mountainside Hospital is named a finalist for NJBIZ Hospital of the Year

 
Feb 27, 2012 04:45 AM

Renowned Expert on Coping with Cancer Will Speak at Mountainside Hospital

Dr. Jimmie C. Holland, a renowned psychiatrist, author and founder of the field of psycho-oncology, the study of the psychological aspects of cancer, will share insights on living with cancer at Mountainside Hospital.

 
Feb 01, 2012 03:21 PM

Mountainside Hospital Set for a New Phase of Community Health Excellence

Mountainside Hospital Set for a New Phase of Community Health Excellence with LHP Hospital Group, Inc. and Hackensack University Medical Center Joint Venture

 
Jan 27, 2012 04:44 AM

First Baby of 2012

Mountainside Hospital's first baby of 2012

 
Jan 26, 2012 04:41 AM

Free Sports Seminar will Feature CBS News Personality

Mountainside Hospital will host “Plan a Good Defense for Your Health,” a tailgate party with a healthy twist, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, featuring CBS Personality, Jim Axelrod.  Free lectures and health screenings availble.

 
Jan 04, 2012 04:40 AM

Mountainside Offers Surgical Solutions for Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects approximately 18 million Americans and about $10 billion is spent annually on antacids. Fundoplication surgery is availabe at Mountainside Hospital for those with GERD.

 
Dec 01, 2011 04:27 AM

Mountainside Hospital Selects Ramapo Anesthesia

Ramapo Anesthesia to provide anesthesia service to Mountainside Hospital

 
Dec 01, 2011 04:23 AM

Mountainside Hospital Achieves Meaningful Use

MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL ACHIEVES STAGE 1 MEANINGFUL USE WITH CERTIFIED EHR FROM HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ​

 
Oct 21, 2011 04:22 AM

Mountainside Hospital Enhances Surgical Capabilities with Robotic Surgery

Experienced Surgeons Will Launch $1.8 Million Initiative

 
Jul 29, 2011 04:18 AM

Mountainside Hosts “Nurse-In” for New Mothers

Community Hospital is Leading Proponent of Breastfeeding in Suburban Essex and Passaic Counties

 
Jul 25, 2011 04:10 PM

Mountainside Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This year, Mountainside Hospital will celebrate 120 years of caring for the Montclair community.

 
Jul 25, 2011 04:17 AM

Mountainside Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This year, Mountainside Hospital will celebrate 120 years of caring for the Montclair community.  

 
Jul 19, 2011 04:04 PM

Mountainside Expands Intensivist Program

Mountainside Hospital welcomes new Intensivists to Medical and Surgical ICU's

 
Jul 19, 2011 04:16 AM

Mountainside Expands Intensivist Program

Mountainside Hospital welcomes new Intensivists to Medical and Surgical ICU's  

 
Jul 05, 2011 04:01 PM

Mountainside Enhances Cardiac Carew with Arctic Sun Technology

Mountainside Hospital acquires Arctic Sun Technology

 
Jul 05, 2011 04:15 AM

Mountainside Enhances Cardiac Care with Arctic Sun Technology

Mountainside Hospital acquires Arctic Sun Technology

 
Jun 17, 2011 03:58 PM

Mountainside Receives National Award for Stroke Care

Mountainside Hospital awarded the Stroke Silver Plus Achievement

 
May 05, 2011 03:56 PM

Mountainside Hospital Speech Team Supports National Shuttering Awareness Week

Mountainside Hospital supports Better Hearing and Speech Month

 
May 05, 2011 04:12 AM

Mountainside Hospital Speech Team Supports National Stuttering Awareness Week

Mountainside Hospital supports Better Hearing and Speech Month

 
Feb 15, 2011 03:53 PM

A Surgical First for New Jersey

Single Incision Laparoscopic Hysterectomy at Mountainside Hospital

 
Feb 15, 2011 04:11 AM

A Surgical First for New Jersey

Single Incision Laparoscopic Hysterectomy at Mountainside Hospital

 
Dec 16, 2010 12:53 PM

Featured in the Bloomfield Patch: "Mountainside Hospital Welcomes Women with Open Arms"

Local hospital meets needs of female patients with comprehensive services. By Dalila-Johari Paul

 
Nov 22, 2010 12:49 PM

Mountainside adds third hyperbaric oxygen chamber to treat hard to heal diabetic wounds

The Mountainside Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center is expanding its services with the addition of a third state-of-the-art hyperbaric chamber which will begin serving patients the week of November 22. ​

 
Oct 13, 2010 12:48 PM

Mountainside Hospital to Host Annual Public Meeting

Good things are happening at Mountainside.  President and CEO, John A. Fromhold, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Franklyn Jenifer will host the hospital's annual public meeting on Thursday, November 18, 2010.  The public is invited to come learn about the excellent progress being made as a result of the outstanding collaboration between the hospital's highly skilled employees and a talented medical staff.

 
Oct 11, 2010 12:47 PM

Local Artists Donate Photography to Mountainside Hospital

Thanks to the generous donations of local artists Frances Pelzman Liscio and Michael Stahl, the hallways in Mountainside Hospital are beginning to resemble those of an art gallery rather than a hospital. 

 
Oct 05, 2010 12:46 PM

Mountainside Hospital offers comprehensive breast health and cancer treatment programs

New Jersey has the nation’s seventh highest incidence of breast cancer and among the state’s 21 counties, Essex County has the second highest breast cancer rate, according to data gathered by the National Cancer Institute and state government. In response to those disturbing statistics, Mountainside Hospital is focused on providing comprehensive and innovative breast cancer education, screening, diagnosis and treatment.

 
Oct 02, 2010 12:45 PM

Mountainside and Aetna at Contract Impasse: Patient In-Network Benefits at Risk

Essex County consumers who rely upon Aetna for essential health insurance coverage may have a rude awakening in the coming weeks, when they receive written notice that Mountainside Hospital will be out of network with Aetna effective February 1, 2011.

 
Sep 22, 2010 12:42 PM

Mountainside Hospital Conducts Chemical Attack Drill

Mountainside Hospital recently took part in a drill designed to enhance its ability to respond to a chemical attack. The simulation, conducted on Thursday, September 16, was staged in conjunction with emergency management officials from Essex County and the City of Newark.

 
Sep 07, 2010 12:41 PM

Health & Wellness Day Will Focus on the Entire Family: Mountainside event will feature restaurant competition, stress busters and kid friendly activities

Mountainside Hospital will be hosting its 2010 Health & Wellness Day on September 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Nearly two dozen local businesses, civic organizations, colleges and municipal agencies will participate in the event.  All registrants will receive gift bags and several raffle prizes will be awarded. 

 
Sep 02, 2010 12:40 PM

Montclair Times Newspaper: Charting a Course through Cancer

When a biopsy reveals breast cancer, a woman must learn about the disease, its treatments and possible outcomes, and its timelines, all while she grapples with the new reality. And then she must decide what to do.

 
Sep 01, 2010 12:39 PM

Caldwell College and Mountainside Hospital Begin Innovative Nursing Program

Caldwell College and Mountainside Hospital have teamed up to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) beginning this fall.  With more than 3,100 graduates since 1892, Mountainside Hospital has a long history of educating nurses in its diploma program.

 
Aug 30, 2010 12:35 PM

“Orgasmic Birth” Author To Sign Acclaimed Book at Mountainside Hospital

On Wednesday, September 15, Mountainside Hospital will host an appearance and book signing by Debra Pascali-Bonaro, the co-author of “Orgasmic Birth: Your Guide to a Safe, Satisfying and Pleasurable Birth.”

 
Aug 10, 2010 12:34 PM

Weight Loss Surgery Program Renews Prestigious Center of Excellence Status

The Mountainside Hospital Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery has reaffirmed its standing as one of the premier facilities of its kind statewide with a three-year renewal of its Center of Excellence designation by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

 
Aug 03, 2010 12:32 PM

Mountainside Navigator Guides Patients through Breast Cancer Treatment

The Cancer Center at Mountainside Hospital will place even greater emphasis on support for breast cancer patients with the establishment of a formalized patient navigator program.   

 
Jun 21, 2010 12:32 PM

Mountainside Hospital hosts a Congressional Health Fair

On June 14th, Mountainside Hospital hosted a Congressional Health Fair in partnership with the Office of Congressman Bill Pascrell (New Jersey’s 8th Congressional District).

 
Jun 17, 2010 12:30 PM

Mountainside Hospital offers comprehensive programs to combat diabetes

In recognition of American Diabetes Alert Day, Mountainside Hospital offered free glucose screenings and educational materials to all participants of the hospital’s March 23 event. The day’s events were aimed at calling attention to the serious disease affecting nearly 24 million children and adults in the United States, including an estimated 700,000 adults in New Jersey.

 
Jun 17, 2010 12:27 PM

Mountainside Issues “State of the Hospital” Report

Mountainside Hospital recently convened a meeting of state and local government representatives, community leaders and key hospital personnel to report on the “State of the Hospital” three years after its acquisition by Merit Health Systems.

 
Jun 17, 2010 12:26 PM

Mountainside Hospital Celebrates Stroke Awareness Month with Free Risk Assessments

To kick off this year’s Stroke Awareness Month, Mountainside Hospital held a free stroke education event for the local community on May 4.

 
 
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