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Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Group Welcomes Masood Rizvi, M.D., GastroenterologistMONTCLAIR, NJ – Mountainside Medical Group has announced that gastroenterologist Masood Rizvi, M.D., has joined the practice.A fellowship-trained gastroenterologist, Dr. Rizvi is experienced in diagnosing and treati...
Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Group Welcomes Masood Rizvi, M.D., Gastroenterologist
A fellowship-trained gastroenterologist, Dr. Rizvi is experienced in diagnosing and treating an extensive variety of gastrointestinal concerns including liver disease. Dr. Rizvi strives to deliver patient-centered care, taking time to understand his patient’s concerns to develop a diagnostic and treatment plan. “I chose healthcare, and specifically gastroenterology, because I have a passion to help others,” shared Dr. Rizvi. “I aim to provide the most compassionate and comprehensive care I can to my patients, to achieve the best outcomes possible.”
“Dr. Rizvi has been a well-respected physician and member of community for many years,” says Tim O’Brien, chief executive officer at Mountainside Medical Center. “We are honored to have his expertise as part of Mountainside Medical Group.”
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Dr. Rizvi received his medical degree from King George Medical College. He completed an internship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL. He then completed his residency in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia, PA before completing his residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry (UMDNJ) in Newark, NJ.
With extensive experience as a health care provider, Dr. Rizvi is triple board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and geriatrics. He is fluent in English, Hindi and Urdu.
Dr. Rizvi will see patients in 799 Bloomfield Avenue Suite 300 in Verona. New patients are welcome and may visit www.mountainsidemedicalgroup.com to make an appointment or call 973-239-5656. Virtual care and in-person visits are available.
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The Mountainside Medical Group is a network of physicians specializing in primary care, OB/GYN, endocrinology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, otolaryngology, plastic surgery and rheumatology created by Mountainside Medical Center. We believe people who establish a personal relationship with their doctors experience better health and quality of life. Start well and stay well with Mountainside Medical Group. Offices are located in Montclair, Bloomfield, Caldwell, Glen Ridge, Montville, Nutley, Verona, West Caldwell, and Woodland Park. For more information, visit www.mountainsidemedicalgroup.com
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Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The hospital provides patients access to innovative and effective treatment in specialized centers within the hospital focused on radiology, women’s health, oncology, surgery, bariatrics, neurosciences, stroke, and cardiovascular services. Mountainside is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and The NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services and is one of only a few community hospitals licensed by the State to perform emergency cardiac angioplasty and emergency neuroendovascular procedures. To learn more about Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center visit www.mountainsidehosp.com.
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Funding to improve health care for children currently enrolled on NJ FamilyCare in Monmouth and Ocean Counties Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous $250,000 grant from TD Bank in support of the New Jersey Integrated Care for Kids (NJ InCK) program, a transformative initiative to improve care for children and adolescents currently enrolled in NJ FamilyCare (Medicaid) through prevention, early identification and care integration for families caring for children ...
Funding to improve health care for children currently enrolled on NJ FamilyCare in Monmouth and Ocean Counties
Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous $250,000 grant from TD Bank in support of the New Jersey Integrated Care for Kids (NJ InCK) program, a transformative initiative to improve care for children and adolescents currently enrolled in NJ FamilyCare (Medicaid) through prevention, early identification and care integration for families caring for children with complex behavioral and medical challenges in Monmouth and Ocean counties.
“We are so grateful to TD Bank for their continued support of our important initiatives, especially as it relates to Children’s Health,” said Joyce P. Hendricks, president and chief development officer, Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation. “TD Bank’s generosity in support of NJ InCK, a critical program, has the power to positively impact the health care of many children, young adults and their families living in southern New Jersey, allowing them easy access to prioritize their care and partner with health systems and community partners to ensure the health care needs they have are met.”
NJ InCK, recently launched by Hackensack Meridian Health, Visiting Nurse Association of Central New Jersey and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, focuses on the whole child and provides resources that support the physical, emotional and social needs of the child and family. For decades, Hackensack Meridian Health, Visiting Nurse Association of Central New Jersey and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute have worked closely together to rally community stakeholders in an effort to ensure the delivery of comprehensive health care for all in the region. The implementation of NJ InCK has the power to reach up to 145,000 individuals ages 0 through 20 currently enrolled in NJ FamilyCare in Monmouth and Ocean counties.
NJ InCK provides comprehensive screening, called the HealthStory, in many languages to identify children and adolescents who have significant health issues. HealthStory, which may be accessed through a digital app or online, provides a detailed overview of their medical, behavioral and social risks. If the HealthStory indicates the need for additional support, children will receive care coordination and case management services from NJ InCK’s Advanced Case Management Teams (ACMT), led by social workers, community health workers, child life specialists and family support specialists.
"We are thrilled to support this delivery of services that will help provide even better care for children and adolescents in our community,” said Emmet Conlon, head of healthcare at TD Bank. “Efforts like these fully align with the TD Ready Commitment – this is our global initiative to help level the playing field for those who need it most. We fully stand behind the effort to break down barriers to help make healthcare accessible for all."
Funding from TD Bank will focus on the most essential component of the NJ InCK model - connecting families to the HealthStory to complete screenings and triaging screenings to their child’s pediatrician. Through a targeted focus on the HealthStory Activation, funding will also:
“Providing care to our youngest patients is important to us, and I am so pleased that TD Bank understands the paramount value in the establishment of the NJ InCK program and the incredible reach we can have with its support,” said Steven W. Kairys, M.D., professor of Pediatrics at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine and principal investigator of NJ InCK. “Compassionate, family-centered care is at the core of what we do at Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health and NJ InCK will allow us to better serve our patients with the most challenging behavioral and medical needs in Monmouth and Ocean counties with the health care they deserve.”
To learn more about Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/Donate.
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A tenured teacher in the Hackensack Public School District has filed a lawsuit against the board of education and administrators, alleging he was retaliated against for his union activities.Michael DeOrio, 49, a teacher at Fairmount Elementary School, says in court papers his work as president of the Hackensack Education Association, a teacher’s union, resulted in an unwanted transfer in 2018 from the in-school suspension teacher to an in-class supp...
A tenured teacher in the Hackensack Public School District has filed a lawsuit against the board of education and administrators, alleging he was retaliated against for his union activities.
Michael DeOrio, 49, a teacher at Fairmount Elementary School, says in court papers his work as president of the Hackensack Education Association, a teacher’s union, resulted in an unwanted transfer in 2018 from the in-school suspension teacher to an in-class support teacher.
“At the time of his unanticipated transfer, plaintiff DeOrio was negotiating a new contract on behalf of the HEA” with the acting superintendent, states the suit, filed Dec. 8 in Superior Court of Bergen County.
Through an attorney, DeOrio challenged the transfer as it had not been approved by the board of education.
“DeOrio was returned to his position as the in-school suspension teacher after voicing his concerns about what he believed to be an improper retaliatory transfer for his union activities,” the lawsuit says.
The lawsuit states that after his complaints, district officials gave DeOrio extra work, denied him medical accommodations to care for his seriously ill wife and was taken to court by two of his superiors who claimed he harassed them.
In the spring of 2019, DeOrio’s rift with administrators widened even more when an employee fell asleep while proctoring an exam, the suit states.
DeOrio was questioned by superiors about the incident and his cordial relationship with his direct supervisor “came to a sudden end,” the suit states.
On June 17, 2019, DeOrio filed a hostile work environment claim against two administrators, alleging they violated the district’s Healthy Place Workplace Environment Policy, the suit says, noting that the “policy further ensured that he would not be retaliated against for filing the complaint.”
In June 2020, DeOrio was told that his position as in-school suspension teacher was being abolished and he was being transferred to a different school.
DeOrio complained to administrators that the transfer was retaliatory in nature and he was able to remain at the school, the suit states.
The lawsuit alleges the district continued to discriminate against him and that two administrators filed lawsuits against him, alleging that he had harassed them by filing a hostile work environment complaint.
DeOrio alleges district officials were negligent, indifferent and reckless in allowing a hostile work environment to exist. The “retaliatory conduct” violated DeOrio’s rights under the New Jersey Constitution, the suit states.
District officials did not immediately respond Wednesday to a request for comment on the lawsuit.
When a developer backs out of an apartment project in Hackensack’s growing downtown, finding a new one isn’t too hard.Legacy Development Group will go before the local planning board in the spring with an amended proposal for 359 Main Street in the New Jersey community, NorthJersey.com reported. If its plans are approved, the build...
When a developer backs out of an apartment project in Hackensack’s growing downtown, finding a new one isn’t too hard.
Legacy Development Group will go before the local planning board in the spring with an amended proposal for 359 Main Street in the New Jersey community, NorthJersey.com reported. If its plans are approved, the buildings at 359 Main Street and 375 Main Street will be razed to make way for Legacy’s project.
The development, at the corner of Main and Passaic streets, wasn’t always in Legacy’s hands. In June, the initial developer of the property canceled its contract, leaving a void in Hackensack’s redevelopment dreams. Legacy stepped in and purchased the parcel for an undisclosed sum.
Abigail Polizois, a partner at the firm, praised the transit-oriented community, noting it was more manageable than the likes of Jersey City and other larger cities, the publication reported.
The developer left the number of units at 110, but will go with a more traditional parking arrangement. The original plan called for a five-story building with parking at the center of each floor. Legacy would put all 156 parking spots on the ground floor, behind 4,000 square feet of retail.
Additionally, the 14 duplex townhouses planned for the site are now gone. Legacy will build apartments exclusively.
The site previously housed a bank building and an office building. Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union left the property in 2021.
Hackensack is in the midst of a development boom. A 268-unit project is being considered on Trinity Place, next to a firehouse and the Bergen County Islamic Center.
A six-story, 130-unit luxury project was pitched downtown, threatening to displace https://therealdeal.com/tristate/2022/02/17/in-hackensack-development-boom-resi-project-to-displace-local-stores/ several store owners. The former YMCA building was set to become a 14-story, 400-unit property before bankruptcy forced the developer to hold off on the project.
Overall, there are more than two dozen projects geared towards revitalizing downtown. To enhance Hackensack’s trendiness, some have taken to calling it “the Sack.”
— Holden Walter-Warner
Alfred Sanzari Enterprises, a preeminent family-owned and operated commercial and residential real estate firm, announces that I-FE Apparel Inc. has signed a 36,165-square-foot renewal at 10/12 Horizon Boulevard in ...
Alfred Sanzari Enterprises, a preeminent family-owned and operated commercial and residential real estate firm, announces that I-FE Apparel Inc. has signed a 36,165-square-foot renewal at 10/12 Horizon Boulevard in South Hackensack, N.J. Alfred Sanzari Enterprises was represented by its Vice President of Leasing & Marketing Stephen Jennings in the transaction.
Founded in 1994, I-FE Apparel operates under the brand names of PJ Mark and Bleeker & Mercer which are clothing and apparel brands drawing inspiration from the culture of New York. Designed for individuals whose lifestyles are active, functional and trendy, PJ Mark and Bleecker & Mercer apparel features modern and innovative details that can appeal to everyone.
10/12 Horizon Boulevard is a multi-tenanted 57,225-square-foot, single-story industrial building featuring eight loading docks less than a mile from Teterboro Airport and just over 15 miles from Port Newark. The building’s location places tenants in the heart of the Meadowlands with easy access to the New Jersey Turnpike, Routes 3 and 46, and Interstate 80. The building’s connectivity to major north-south and east-west transportation arteries as well, as air and sea freight options, make it an ideal space for tenants with far-reaching distribution needs like I-FE Apparel.
“Providing an unparalleled tenant experience is at the heart of our company’s success,” said Jennings. “Since it’s our goal to ensure our tenants are happy, comfortable and thriving within our properties, it’s exceptionally gratifying when tenants such as I-FE Apparel choose to renew their lease. We are excited to extend a relationship that already spans nearly two decades and continue to give them the adaptable and accessible space they need to find success.”
THURSDAY, JAN. 12FEATURED COVERAGENo. 16 Cherokee 35, No. 11 Shawnee 30Cinnaminson 38, Moorestown 29Shore 38, Ocean Township 32TOP 20 SCOREBOARDSTATEWIDE SCOREBOARDThursday, Jan. 12North Plainfield 49, J.P. Stevens 35 - Box ScoreParsippany Hills 54, Villa Walsh 29 - ...
No. 16 Cherokee 35, No. 11 Shawnee 30
Cinnaminson 38, Moorestown 29
Shore 38, Ocean Township 32
North Plainfield 49, J.P. Stevens 35 - Box Score
Parsippany Hills 54, Villa Walsh 29 - Box Score
Mountain Lakes 39, Whippany Park 14 - Box Score
Hanover Park 36, Kinnelon 32 - Box Score
Boonton 41, St. Elizabeth 23 - Box Score
Mendham 54, Morris Knolls 41 - Box Score
Pequannock 44, Morristown-Beard 33 - Box Score
Eastern 51, Camden Tech 17 - Box Score
Camden Catholic 61, Cherry Hill East 10 - Box Score
Rancocas Valley 47, Seneca 45 - Box Score
Cinnaminson 38, Moorestown 29 - Box Score
Cherry Hill West 56, Bishop Eustace 35 - Box Score
Newark Academy 49, Nutley 31 - Box Score
Irvington 59, West Side 27 - Box Score
Barringer 38, Shabazz 9 - Box Score
Bloomfield 27, Livingston 18 - Box Score
Millburn 55, Newark Tech 21 - Box Score
North Star Academy 36, Montclair 29 - Box Score
West Orange 43, Mount St. Dominic 28 - Box Score
Newark Collegiate 51, Science Park 46 - Box Score
West Morris 39, Caldwell 37 - Box Score
Belleville 41, Golda Och 22 - Box Score
Newark Central 65, West Essex 61 - Box Score
Columbia 38, East Orange 16 - Box Score
St. Rose 53, Point Pleasant Boro 30 - Box Score
Manasquan 47, Wall 34 - Box Score
Marlboro 48, Freehold Township 40 - Box Score
Barnegat 50, Manalapan 45 - Box Score
Keansburg 45, Academy For Urban Leadership Charter 15 - Box Score
Keyport 26, Lakewood 6 - Box Score
St. John Vianney 82, Raritan 26 - Box Score
Ranney 41, Neptune 30 - Box Score
Red Bank Catholic 60, Red Bank Regional 38 - Box Score
Holmdel 68, Long Branch 40 - Box Score
Monmouth 43, Donovan Catholic 39 - Box Score
Shore 38, Ocean Township 32 - Box Score
Middletown South 54, Colts Neck 40 - Box Score
Trinity Hall 50, Howell 30 - Box Score
Rumson-Fair Haven 73, Middletown North 21 - Box Score
Immaculata 53, Montgomery 26 - Box Score
Gill St. Bernard's 66, Hunterdon Central 16 - Box Score
Pingry 56, Warren Hills 47 - Box Score
Hillsborough 66, Bridgewater-Raritan 27 - Box Score
Ridge 60, Phillipsburg 33 - Box Score
Somerville 33, Voorhees 31 - Box Score
Watchung Hills 51, North Hunterdon 44 - Box Score
Rutgers Prep 72, Franklin 42 - Box Score
Delaware Valley 47, Belvidere 46 - Box Score
Mount St. Mary 39, Bound Brook 37 - Box Score
Pitman 50, Deptford 44 - Box Score
Ocean City 47, Williamstown 40 - Box Score
Gov. Livingston 46, Plainfield 40 - Box Score
Dayton 40, Union Catholic 28 - Box Score
St. Benedict's 63, Union 19 - Box Score
Brearley 41, Roselle Park 22 - Box Score
Elizabeth 55, Johnson 35 - Box Score
Westfield 61, New Providence 48 - Box Score
Cranford 58, Roselle Catholic 37 - Box Score
Keansburg 45, Academy For Urban Leadership Charter 15 - Box Score
Passaic Charter 44, Mary Help of Christians 12 - Box Score
Pennsauken Tech 44, LEAP Academy 41 - Box Score
St. Benedict's 63, Union 19 - Box Score
Spotswood 56, College Achieve Central 13 - Box Score
Hopewell Valley 44, Princeton Day 26 - Box Score
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Chris Cervino and Peyton Seals each scored 17 points apiece as Ramapo, No. 8 in the NJ.com Top 20, defeated Paramus Catholic, 75-60, at the Mel Henderson Showcase at Hackensack.Cervino and Seals both caught fire as they both drained several 3-pointers in the win. Wyatt Eglinton Manner contributed 11 points as well while Nathaniel Burleson scoed eight points and Nehemiah Burleson chipped in with six.Ramapo (10-0) burst out of the gates with 24-4 lead. Paramus Catholic fell to 4-6.Paterson Eastside 51, Dwight-Englewood ...
Chris Cervino and Peyton Seals each scored 17 points apiece as Ramapo, No. 8 in the NJ.com Top 20, defeated Paramus Catholic, 75-60, at the Mel Henderson Showcase at Hackensack.
Cervino and Seals both caught fire as they both drained several 3-pointers in the win. Wyatt Eglinton Manner contributed 11 points as well while Nathaniel Burleson scoed eight points and Nehemiah Burleson chipped in with six.
Ramapo (10-0) burst out of the gates with 24-4 lead. Paramus Catholic fell to 4-6.
Paterson Eastside 51, Dwight-Englewood 41
Bryce Stokes tallied a team-best 19 points with five rebounds and three steals in Paterson Eastside’s 51-41 win over Dwight-Englewood.
Preston Brown added 15 points, three assists, three rebounds, and two steals as Eastside (7-1) built a 38-22 lead after three quarters.
For Dwight-Englewood (6-3), Vaughn Foster netted a game-high 20 points. Evan Brown and Jackson Burke also chipped in with eight points and six points, respectively.
Dwight-Morrow 85, Bogota 44
Maurice Williams netted 23 points and collected 14 rebounds for a double-double with four steals as Dwight-Morrow took down Bogota, 85-44.
Shakur Merritt also scored 14 points with six rebounds, Roland Thenor had 14 points, five steals, and four assists, and Courtney Howell tallied 13 points, three assists, four rebounds, and four steals in the big win.
Dorian Boykins chipped in with eight points as well. Jabari Tyre notched seven points and seven dimes.
Dwight-Morrow (6-3) outscored Bogota 58-21 in the middle two quarters.
Bogota is 3-7.
Teaneck 61, No. 17 Arts 48
Tyler Tejada recorded 16 points, 16 rebounds, four assists, and four blocks in Teaneck’s 61-44 upset victory over Arts, No. 17 in the NJ.com Top 20.
Keith McKnight added 10 points, eight rebounds, and three assists while Ty Carnegie scored 10 points as well in the win. Jerrell Harmitt and Bryce Hamilton also scored eight and six more points as well respectively.
Arts is now 6-3 on the season while Teaneck is 7-3.
Rutgers Prep 78, DePaul 47
Jordan Atkins recorded a double-double with 18 points, 10 assists to go along with eight assists for a near-triple-double as Rutgers Prep No. 6 in the NJ.com Top 20, downed DePaul, 78-47.
John Kelly also scored a game-high 21 points -- 12 on four 3-pointers -- with eight boards. Franklin Jones netted 20 points as well while Jaden Collins joined them in double figures with 13 points, seven rebounds, six assists, and two steals.
Rutgers Prep outscored DePaul 49-10 in the second half.
Rutgers Prep is now 6-4 on the year while DePaul, which had a 22-point second quarter, is 6-5.
Hackensack 53, Paterson Kennedy 49
Kenny Diaz caught fire from deep and drained five 3-pointers for 15 points in Hackensack’s 53-49 win over Paterson Kennedy.
Eric Afrifah also scored 12 points while Damir Shelley and Kevin Addison each scored seven points in the win. Demond Kinchens Jr. netted six points as well. Hackensack (6-4), outscored Kennedy 30-24 in the second half.
Kennedy (3-4) led 25-23 at the break. Z’yaire Simmons scored 14 points with three assists and two blocks to lead the way. Jaden Mason also scored 12 points while Justin Hunt had 11 and five boards.
Notre Dame (CT) 74, Saddle Brook 54
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Robotics Becker's reported on more than 45 hospitals, health systems and practices adding spine and orthopedic robots in 2022.Note: This is not an exhaustive list.Sailsbury, Md.-based Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates added the eastern shore region's first Mako robot f...
Becker's reported on more than 45 hospitals, health systems and practices adding spine and orthopedic robots in 2022.
Note: This is not an exhaustive list.
Sailsbury, Md.-based Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates added the eastern shore region's first Mako robot for joint replacements.
Minneapolis-based Allina Health has added its third orthopedic robot at Mercy Hospital in Fridley, Minn.
Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center completed the first total knee replacement on the East Coast using the newest iteration of Think Surgical's TSolution One robot.
Scott Grabill, DO, performed the first robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery with the Mako robot at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center in Elizabeth City, N.C.
Ronald Hillock, MD, performed the first total knee replacement with a second-generation robot at Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas.
Columbus (Ind.) Regional Health added the Stryker and Mako robots, according to a Feb. 15 news release.
Tallahassee (Fla.) Orthopedic Clinic added the Mako robot.
Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Health added the Rosa robot for hip replacements.
Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Health became the first in southwest Florida to add the ExcelsiusGPS robot for spine surgery.
Christus Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth in Beaumont has added a spine robot to assist surgeons with the implantation of pedicle screws among other techniques.
The Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute has added six orthopedic robots to its surgical arsenal.
Cambridge (Minn.) Medical Center has added the Stryker Mako knee and hip replacement robotic arm.
Valley Health has implemented Stryker's Mako robot for joint replacements at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center and Warren Memorial Hospital in Front Royal.
Robert Rice, MD, completed the first tumor biopsy with the ExcelsiusGPS Cranial Solutions at Bristol (Tenn.) Regional Medical Center.
Medical University of South Carolina's Charleston division added Medronic's Mazor X robot and O-arm mobile X-ray system.
Yale New Haven (Conn.) Hospital's St. Raphael Campus will add the Mazor X Stealth Edition robot for spine surgery.
Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute added a second robot, the Velys robot from Johnson & Johnson, to its technology lineup.
Sheridan (Mich.) Community Hospital increased investments in its spinal care and acquired a Mazor X Stealth Edition robot.
Springfield (Ohio) Regional Medical Center added the Loop-X mobile imaging robot for spine and brain procedures.
Hartford HealthCare St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn., added Synaptive's Modus V 3D exoscope technology for spine and brain surgery.
Statesville, N.C.-based Iredell Health System is bolstering its robotics services, adding Medtronic's Mazor X.
Englewood (N.J.) Health became the first hospital in the state to add Globus Medical's Excelsius Ecosystem.
Naples, Fla.-based Lee Health has added Zimmer Biomet's Rosa robot at Cape Coral (Fla.) Hospital and Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers.
Frankfort (Ky.) Regional Medical Center completed its first total hip replacement using Zimmer Biomet's Rosa Hip System
Atlanta-based USPI affiliate Resurgens Surgical Center added Stryker's Mako SmartRobotics system to its practice to assist with joint replacements
NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst acquired the Stryker Mako SmartRobotics system, which allows the hospital to offer its patients a minimally invasive option for hip and knee replacements.
Columbus (Ind.) Specialty Surgery Center performed the region's first outpatient robotic joint replacement surgery
Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., added an orthopedic surgical robot to its team, expanding its robotic surgery program
Salem, Va.-based LewisGale Medical Center's orthopedic surgeon Phillip Patterson, MD, performed the region's first robotic total knee replacement
Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute added two total joint replacement robots at its ASCs
HCA Florida Mercy Hospital in Miami became one of the first in the state to offer Stryker Mako robotic-arm assisted total hip replacements.
Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill (N.J.) installed Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS robot for spine surgery
The Atlantic General Hospital Orthopedic Surgery unit in Berlin, Md. added a Mako robot
Robotic surgical assistant knee system Rosa made its debut at Fargo, N.D.-based Essentia Health.
Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, N.C. added Stryker's Mako robot for total knee, partial knee and total hip replacement.
Goodyear, Ariz.-based Abrazo West Campus is one of nine hospitals, and the first hospital in Arizona, to receive the new Loop-X spine robot.
Presbyterian Santa Fe (N.M.) Medical Center is now offering robotic assisted knee replacement surgery using the Rosa Knee System.
The Spine Center at Valley View, a nonprofit health system in Glenwood Springs, Colo., installed Medtronic's Mazor X Stealth robot.
Burke Health, a Waynesboro, Ga.-based community hospital specializing in orthopedics, has installed the ExcelsiusGPS.
New York City-based Spine Associates has added an ExcelsiusGPS robot to its practice under the leadership of Sean McCance, MD.
Michael Bisogno, MD, performed the first hip replacement using a Mako robotic arm at Huntington (N.Y.) Hospital.
Mountain Point Medical Center in Lehi, Utah added the Cori robot for knee replacements.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven, Miss. became the first hospital in northern Mississippi to install Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS robot.
Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, N.J., added Globus Medical's Excelsius GPS.
Columbus (Ind.) Regional Health added Medtronic's StealthStation S8 and O-arm systems.
Benjamin Burch, MD, became the first surgeon in northern Mississippi to use SeaSpine's Flash navigation system.
Joseph Kavolus, MD, of Lighthouse Surgical Suites in Hollis, N.H., completed the first clinical case with MicroPort Navibot's Skywalker robot.
Allina Health's Owatonna (Minn.) Hospital added a Stryker Mako robotic arm.
Andrew Zhang, MD, performed LSU Health Shreveport's (La.) first spine surgery with the Mazor X robot.
They came to Pearl Street to find E Street.Fans of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band gathered Tuesday, Jan. 10, outside the Vogel, part of the Count Basie Center of the Arts in Red Bank, to listen to rehearsals for the band's upcoming world tour, which begins Wednesday, Feb. 1, in Tampa.“There is no other place I would rather be right now in Red Bank at the Vogel,” said Joyce Carswell of Asbury Park. “I don't feel the cold — I'm so excited and pumped. They're rehearsing for the world...
They came to Pearl Street to find E Street.
Fans of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band gathered Tuesday, Jan. 10, outside the Vogel, part of the Count Basie Center of the Arts in Red Bank, to listen to rehearsals for the band's upcoming world tour, which begins Wednesday, Feb. 1, in Tampa.
“There is no other place I would rather be right now in Red Bank at the Vogel,” said Joyce Carswell of Asbury Park. “I don't feel the cold — I'm so excited and pumped. They're rehearsing for the world tour, what's more exciting than this?“
The sound outside was muffled and the vocals were not distinguishable, but the songs were identifiable.
Carswell went to the Vogel on Monday, Jan. 9, and returned on Tuesday.
“There was a very strong rumor from many different people and I'm in Asbury Park and I said I'm retired, I'll take a drive over,” Carswell said. “If they're not here, I'll go home and if they're here I'm staying.”
Band members came around midday and left late afternoon on both days. Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, the Boss' wife and a band member, waved to the small group of fans across Pearl Street from the Vogel stage entrance on Tuesday when they left in a sports car.
“I'm thrilled,” said Jason Golub, 21 of Freehold Township. “I've seen the E Street Band six times and I've seen (Springsteen) on Broadway. I've grown up listening to him. It was nursery rhymes in one car and E Street Radio in the other car.”
Jean Charte of Red Bank was getting her steps in — she's exercising ahead of her son's wedding — and detoured over to the center.
“I met all of them and it was fun,” Charte said. “It's just like the old days.”
Springsteen and the E Street Band have played the main stage at the Basie many times in various configurations since headlining the spot in 1974, when it was known as the Monmouth Arts Center.
The fans outside were hopeful that a surprise will come at the Light of Day WinterFest show Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Basie's Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre. The Boss has performed at 12 of the previous 21 live Light of Days, all unannounced.
The Light of Day raises funds and awareness about Parkinson's and related diseases.
“It does make one wonder!” Carswell said.
The Basie Center is located on 99 Monmouth St., less than a block away from the building that was formerly Big Man's West, the nightclub owned by Clarence Clemons, and a few blocks east from the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen community restaurant.
Former E Street Band member David Sancious, with Will Calhoun, played the Vogel stage on Jan. 6. A rep for the Basie had no comment on the rehearsals.
Area shows for the upcoming Springsteen and E Street Band tour include the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Thursday, March 16; Madison Square Garden in Manhattan on Saturday, April 1; the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Monday, April 3; two at the new USB Arena in Belmont Park, N.Y., on Sunday, April 9, and Tuesday, April 11; and the Prudential Center in Newark on Friday, April 14, to close the run.
The band then heads to Europe to play stadiums there. It's the E Street Band's first tour since "The River Tour," which ended in early 2017.
Chris Jordan, a Jersey Shore native, covers entertainment and features for the USA Today Network New Jersey. Contact him at @chrisfhjordan; [email protected]