Local officials, physicians and members of Barnabas Health’s executive leadership team gathered last week for the official ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the addition of United Medical PC to Barnabas Health Medical Group (BHMG), a member of Barnabas Health, the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation. United Medical PC is affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center, whose partnership with Barnabas Health was made official earlier this week.
“United Medical has a long history of providing outstanding service to our community,” said Thomas Biga, FACHE, Executive Vice President of Operations, Barnabas Health. “Like BHMG and Barnabas Health, United Medical is dedicated to providing the highest quality and most accessible health care services available so patients can receive the care they need and deserve. We’re thrilled to welcome this like-minded practice to our network.”
Led by Master of Ceremonies Philip Borker, Regional Director, BHMG, the event featured several key speakers in addition to Biga, including: Kelly Fulton, Vice President, Physician Strategy and Development, BHMG; Joe Scott, President and CEO, Jersey City Medical Center; Byong K. Park, M.D., a board-certified internist and owner of United Medical; and Vincent Virga, President, Bayonne Chamber of Commerce.
United Medical offers patients an array of multispecialty services in three convenient locations in Bayonne, Clifton and Lyndhurst. Services include cardiology, nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, ophthalmology, optometry, podiatry, urology, weight management and more. More than 20 multispecialty physicians and hundreds of staff at United Medical are dedicated to providing patients a personalized approach to care.
· 988 Broadway in Bayonne at (201) 339-6111
· 300 Parker Avenue in Clifton at (973) 546-6844
· 612 Rutherford Avenue in Lyndhurst at (201) 460-0063
From left: Joe Scott, President and CEO, Jersey City Medical Center; Kelly Fulton, Vice President, Physician Strategy and Development, Barnabas Health Medical Group; Dr. Byong K. Park and Mrs. Park; and Thomas Biga, FACHE, Executive Vice President of Operations, Barnabas Health gathered last week in Bayonne, N.J. to celebrate the official ribbon cutting ceremony marking the addition of United Medical PC to BHMG, a member of Barnabas Health.
About Barnabas Health Medical Group
Barnabas Health Medical Group is a multi-specialty group practice comprised of highly trained and experienced world class primary and specialty care physicians. Barnabas Health Medical Group physicians provide compassionate and innovative cutting-edge care for people at every stage of life at easily accessible facilities conveniently located throughout New Jersey. Backed by the vast continuum of resources of Barnabas Health, the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, our dedicated physicians and expertly trained supporting staff continuously strive for clinical excellence. For more information, visit us at BarnabasHealthMedicalGroup.org.
About Barnabas Health
Barnabas Health is the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, with more than two million patient visits and delivery of more than 17,600 babies annually. The system includes six acute care hospitals, two children’s hospitals, a freestanding behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, pharmacy services, a medical group and three accountable care organizations. As the second-largest private employer in New Jersey, Barnabas Health includes 18,200 employees and 4,600 physicians – or one-fifth of the actively practicing physicians in New Jersey. Barnabas Health is a proud founding partner of the 2014 Special Olympics, which will take place in New Jersey June 14 to 21. For more information, visit www.BarnabasHealth.org.