Deborah Visconi, New Bridge Medical Center President and CEO, Wins 2018 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Healthcare Professional of the Year Award
(Paramus, NJ) – Deborah Visconi, New Bridge Medical Center President and CEO, is the recipient of the 2018 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Healthcare Professional of the Year Award. Visconi was selected earlier Tuesday morning at the Healthcare Heroes Gala at the Palace in Somerset. The NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards honor exceptional individuals and organizations making an impact on the condition of health care in New Jersey. Nominations are evaluated by a panel of independent judges, with one winner chosen for each category.
“Winning this award, particularly in light of the tremendous accomplishments and talents of those nominated in the category, is humbling. I am honored and thankful for the opportunity to be a Healthcare Hero and proud to represent the compassionate, quality care New Bridge Medical Center provides for our communities,” said Visconi.
About New Bridge Medical Center
New Bridge Medical Center, a clinical affiliate of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is a 1,070 bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 1916 to treat patients with contagious diseases, the medical center is both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in New Jersey and the fourth-largest publicly-owned hospital in the nation.
New Bridge Medical Center, a non-for-profit safety net facility, provides high-quality comprehensive services including long-term care, behavioral health care and acute care to the greater Bergen County community. The medical center, including its Long-Term Care Division, is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. Additionally, with 323 beds, New Bridge Medical Center is one of the largest medical facilities providing a continuum of care for the behavioral health community.New Bridge Medical Center offers acute medical services, including: 24/7 emergency department; surgical suites; physical rehabilitation; pharmacy; laboratory; radiologic services (including digital mammography) and more than 20 medical specialties available through its Ambulatory Care Center. The Medical Center is a Veterans Choice Provider proudly serving the healthcare needs of veterans.