(Old Bridge, NJ – July 20, 2022) – Hackensack Meridian Old Bridge Medical Center unveils its brand-new digital patient information boards. These new digital patient information boards are located in the recently expanded state-of-the-art Emergency Department’s 25 patient rooms. Old Bridge Medical Center is the first hospital within the Hackensack Meridian Health network to have this technology.
“At Old Bridge Medical Center, our focus is to provide the best healthcare experience possible,” said Patricia Carroll, FACHE, president, chief hospital executive. “These brand-new digital patient information boards will make it easier for our emergency room patients every step of the way.”
The new digital patient information boards will continue to serve every patient that comes through the emergency department by delivering the highest quality of care, in a digital format. These new boards feature:
The patient’s care team
The medications the patient is taking
A writeable screen to write any messages needed.
“These new boards make it easier for both the patients and our care team to view the status of the diagnostics,” said Dr. Michael Eagan, director, Emergency Services, Old Bridge Medical Center and Raritan Bay Medical Center.
About Hackensack Meridian Old Bridge Medical Center and Raritan Bay Medical Center:
For more than 100 years, Hackensack Meridian Old Bridge Medical Center and Raritan Bay Medical Center have provided a full continuum of health care services to residents of Central Jersey. Raritan Bay Medical Center is one of less than one percent of hospitals in the world to achieve Magnet Recognition, the “Gold Standard” for nursing practice, quality, and safety in patient care, four times. In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked Raritan Bay Medical Center as high performing in Orthopedics, Nephrology, COPD and Heart Failure.
The medical center is a New Jersey state designated Primary Stroke Center and recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, recognizing optimal treatment of stroke patients. Raritan Bay is also a recipient of the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the AHA’s Heart Check Mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers and the AHA’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award recognizing high-quality care of patients experiencing a severe heart attack.