Annual Meeting

NJHA held its 95th Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon on Friday, Jan. 24.  More than 450 healthcare executives, trustees and physicians from across the state welcomed new Board Chairman Stephen K. Jones and paid tribute to the best-of-the-best in New Jersey's healthcare industry.

Jones1web Sm  Jones2web Sm

NJHA Board Chairman Stephen K. Jones addresses the membership at NJHA’s 95th Annual Meeting


The NJHA Distinguished Service Award was presented to Robert P. Wise, president and CEO of Hunterdon Medical Center.


NJHA presented the Hospital Trustee of the Year award to Dorothy P. Bowers, CentraState Medical Center and Visiting Nurse Association Health Group.


The Healthcare System Trustee of the Year award was presented to J. Lynne Cannon of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton.


NJHA’s Healthcare Professional of the Year award was presented to Margarita T. Camacho, MD, Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Assist Devices at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Barnabas Health.


Through its Institute for Quality and Patient Safety, NJHA partners with healthcare organizations across the state to improve performance that enhances quality, patient safety and satisfaction with care.  In recognition of their outstanding efforts, NJHA presented the 2014 Excellence in Quality Improvement Awards to:

St. Luke's Warren Campus
Reducing Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) in the ICU
Children's Specialized Hospital
Patient-and Family-Centered Care


NJHA’s Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey recognized the following institutions for their programs that identify and successfully fulfill community needs.

14Amcarepointsm CarePoint Health Bayonne Medical Center
Neighborhood Health Center
14Amoverlooksm Overlook Medical Center
Stroke Education and Screening Program
14Amsomersetsm Somerset Medical Center
El Poder Sobre La Diabetes









  • HBE Corporation


  • B.E. Smith
  • Emergency Medical Associates
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Phoenix Physicians
  • Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.