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Howard Tepper Named to Leadership Team at St. Joseph's Healthcare System

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SJHS TepperPaterson, NJ [January 30, 2013] – St. Joseph's Healthcare System (SJHS), Paterson, NJ, has announced the appointment of Howard Tepper as Vice President for Physician Practices and Ambulatory Services.

 

"It is a pleasure to welcome Howard Tepper to the leadership team at St. Joseph's Healthcare System. He brings a broad background in physician practices, medical academics, and healthcare informatics to his new position at St. Joseph's," said William A. McDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer at SJHS.

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Aetna Managed Care Update

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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Continues Aetna Participation

February 25, 2013

St. Joseph's Healthcare System and Aetna Health, Inc. have completed mutually agreeable contract negotiations for the HMO and PPO products.

 

As a result, Aetna members will continue to receive full access to in-network care without interruption of coverage at St. Joseph's Healthcare System facilities, which include hospital campuses in Paterson and Wayne, and outpatient centers across northern New Jersey.

 

"Both St. Joseph's and Aetna were very interested in reaching a fair agreement, regardless of the challenges. This new contract preserves the longstanding positive working relationship between both organizations," says William A. McDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph's Healthcare System.

 

"St. Joseph's and our affiliated physicians look forward to working with Aetna in the coming years. We are grateful to the Aetna negotiations team, our community, our physicians, and staff for demonstrating sustained commitment to healthcare excellence," adds Mr. McDonald.

 

If you are a patient with questions or concerns about your insurance coverage and receiving care at St. Joseph's Healthcare System facilities, please call St. Joseph's at 973.754.2150 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for assistance.

 

Be assured that St. Joseph's Healthcare System will continue to provide our patients and our community with the advanced quality services as we have for more than 145 years.


'Champion For Children' Recognized, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Honors Donor

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SJCH ChampionForChildren TonsofToysPATERSON, NJ (JANUARY 16, 2013) – Ken Maietta, owner of Tons of Toys stores (located in Wyckoff, Chatham and Madison, NJ), was recognized as a 'Champion for Children' by the St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center Foundation (SJRMC-F). Throughout the month of October, the discount toy stores which provide children with unique specialty toys as well as popular brand name items, ran a promotion to sell pumpkins to customers wishing to donate to St. Joseph's Children's Hospital at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ. Covered in signed pumpkins, the Tons of Toys stores raised $1,000 collectively by the end of the month. For the generosity and enthusiasm of the fundraiser, Maietta was recognized and presented with a 'Champion for Children' certificate by Michael Lamacchia, MD, (right) Chairman, Pediatrics, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital (SJCH); Timothy Barr, Vice President, Development, St. Joseph's Healthcare System (SJHS), and Executive Director, SJRMC-F; Kristin Gerasimow, Child Life Specialist, SJCH, and Eric Gross, Associate In-House Counsel, SJHS.

St. Joseph's Healthcare System Continues Participation with Amerigroup of NJ

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CrossPATERSON, NJ [December 28, 2012] - St. Joseph's Healthcare System, based in Paterson, New Jersey, announced today that it has successfully completed negotiations with Amerigroup of New Jersey for continuing managed care participation in 2013.

 

St. Joseph's facilities, which include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Paterson, St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital in Wayne, and ambulatory sites throughout northern New Jersey, will continue to be in network with Amerigroup and may render services to Amerigroup members.

 

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, St. Joseph's Healthcare System is committed to supporting the diverse healthcare needs of the residents of the region as it has since its founding in 1867.

 

To learn more about the spectrum of advanced services provided by St. Joseph's Healthcare System, please visit www.StJosephsHealth.org or call 877.757.SJHS (7547).

Santa Visits St. Joseph's Children's Hospital!

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SJCH DavidsTouchFoundationNJ State Police and David's Touch Foundation Bring Toys

 

PATERSON, NJ [December 20, 2012] – David's Touch Foundation accompanied by the New Jersey State Police Department delivered toys for the young patients at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in time for Christmas. As a special bonus, children in the lobby were pleasantly surprised to find Santa visiting, and some received toys and high fives from the jolly old elf. David's Touch Foundation, along with President Jenny Perez-Rosado, partners up with the New Jersey State Police Department annually to travel to hospitals and touch lives of children in memory of Jenny's son, David. Pictured with Perez-Rosado and NJ State Police are Timothy Barr, Vice President, Development, St. Joseph's Healthcare System, and Executive Director, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) Foundation; Michael Lamacchia, MD, Chairman, Pediatrics, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital; and Jill Menell, MD, Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital.

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