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Health Care

Promoting health and wellness among residents and area employers is important to Edison Township. The healthcare industry – including independent physicians, group practices and local hospitals – is vital to the economic stability of our community, remaining a stable force through recent economic downturns. The industry has faired well, retaining and many times growing employment numbers. As for the overall local economy, access to high quality healthcare resources results in healthy, productive employees, which help contain healthcare costs and offers more efficiency in the workplace.

JFK MEDICAL CENTER

Located in Edison, JFK Medical Center is a 498-bed nonprofit, acute-care hospital serving Middlesex, Union and Somerset counties. With more than 900 affiliated physicians, JFK offers a complete array of services, including general and specialized surgery, cardiac care, adult and pediatric emergency medicine, maternity and pediatric care programs.

JFK is the Future of Emergency Medicine with a brand new, 54,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Emergency Pavilion – one of the largest in New Jersey. When fully completed, the Emergency Department (ED) will be one of the largest in the state with 50 adult private specifically constructed for privacy, safety and fast access to a team of emergency trained specialists. The recently opened Pediatric Emergency Department provides 14 private beds and a spacious and efficient Patient Arrival Center.

JFK has a proud tradition of clinical distinction in numerous medical and surgical specialties, meeting the needs of the community through two world-class institutes under one roof – The JFK Neuroscience Institute and the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.

The JFK Neuroscience Institute is New Jersey’s leader in diagnosis and treatment of brain and spinal disorders, offering extensive clinical care programs, research, and education in neurology and neurosurgery. JFK is rated #1 in the state and in the Top 100 in the country for stroke care by Healthgrades. The JFK Rehabilitation Institute is New Jersey’s leader and #17 of all hospitals in the country for comprehensive rehabilitation care, offering the most advanced programs and services to individuals disabled by disease or injury.

Edison is proud of our JFK Medical Center. It provides a continuum of care from inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation centers, nursing, assisted living and adult day centers. Edison has the advantage of many other medical and healthcare facilities, including the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home.

The JFK Neuroscience Institute is New Jersey’s leader in diagnosis and treatment of brain and spinal disorders, offering extensive clinical care programs, research, and education in neurology and neurosurgery. JFK is rated #1 in the state and in the Top 100 in the country for stroke care by Healthgrades. The JFK Rehabilitation Institute is New Jersey’s leader and #17 of all hospitals in the country for comprehensive rehabilitation care, offering the most advanced programs and services to individuals disabled by disease or injury.

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