For more than a decade, the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Kennedy University Hospital in Washington Township, NJ, has offered refreshments for families and games for youngsters to enjoy while at the hospital’s Emergency Department. In lieu of exchanging Christmas gifts, hospital Nursing management members pooled their resources to donate $1,000 to help support the Family Room, which is operated by the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey. Long-time Family Room volunteer Catherine Durante accepted the donation on March 25th at a special celebration.
Joseph W. Devine, FACHE, President & CEO of South Jersey-based Kennedy Health, received the American College of Healthcare Executives Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent's Award today at the Healthcare Leadership Network of the Delaware Valley's (HLNDV) Annual ACHE Breakfast with the Regents held at the Union League of Philadelphia.
Kennedy Health has announced its Associates of the Quarter for the 4th Quarter of 2014. These associates were nominated by other Kennedy employees, and selected by a committee of former winners based on their exemplary performance, professionalism and commitment to the healthcare system’s patients and customers. Each winner is honored with a gift and a special luncheon with Kennedy President & CEO Joseph Devine.
Thomas Newmark, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry at Rowan SOM presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry. Dr. Newmark, President of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry, spoke on the "Psychiatric Aspects of Infamous Sports Scandals" in New York City on March 4, 2014.
Kennedy Health System offers a variety of health education and wellness programs designed for you and your family. Classes are offered year-round in convenient locations in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties.
Registration is necessary for all classes and special events.
Mindfulness and Meditation - 03/31/2015 With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.
Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 03/31/2015 Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.