On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018, ACP-NJ co-sponsored an innovative and thought-provoking presentation by Dr. Neil Halpern at Englewood Hospital in Englewood, NJ entitled, “A Paradigm for the Hospital of the Future: The ICU in 2050.”
Dr. Halpern, Chief of Critical Care Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is a “futurist” and an expert in critical care design and architecture. He spoke about key design elements implemented in the ICU at MSKCC, and focused on current technologies which might be developed to implement a biospheric capsule. Such a system could provide comprehensive critical care services through wearable technologies including sensors… Continue reading
Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP-NJ) was honored with the John Tooker Evergreen Award by American College of Physicians. Presented annually by the American College of Physicians, the John Tooker Evergreen Awards Program provides recognition and visibility to chapters that have successfully implemented programs to increase membership, improve communication, increase member involvement, enhance diversity, foster careers in internal medicine and improve management of the chapter.
ACP-NJ, which represents the interests of internists throughout the state, received the award in recognition for its participation and success in “I Raise the Rates,” a quality improvement program designed to raise immunization rates of adults across the state.