New Brunswick Hospital Receives 5th Consecutive Award; Kessler Rehab Opens New Center In Bernardsville

Saint Peter’s University Hospital has been awarded its fifth consecutive Beacon Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). The hospital is only one of ten units nationwide to have received the award five times in a row. The award recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards. The intensive care unit (ICU) at Saint Peter’s University Hospital is a 26-bed fully monitored unit staffed by 80 registered nurses and three advanced practice nurses who ensure the highest level of patient care. For additional details related to scoring, visit the Beacon Award Handbook.

Kessler Rehabilitation Center, one of the state’s leading providers of physical therapy services, will open its newest facility at 80 Morristown Road in the Bernardsville Center this week.
“We’re very excited to bring Kessler’s 70 years of experience in rehabilitation to the greater Bernardsville area,” said Vice President Pat Judd, PT, MHA, “and to help individuals of all ages with orthopedic conditions and other injuries regain their strength, skills and mobility.”
Kessler offers outpatient physical therapy services to individuals with orthopedic, sports and work-related injuries; neck and back pain; and to those recovering from surgery.
This new center, part of a network of more than 95 Kessler Rehabilitation Center locations throughout the state, is currently scheduling appointments. No prescription is required, and accepts most insurance plans are accepted. Between its flexible scheduling and the convenience of multiple centers in the area, Kessler Rehab is equipped to best meet individual needs.
All Kessler centers are accredited by the Joint Commission, ensuring the highest level of quality care and patient safety For more information or to make an appointment, call 866.33.REHAB or visit

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