Saint Clare’s State-of-the-Art Surgical Pavilion Featured in News Segment
June 27, 2011
The opening of the new state-of-the-art Bott Family Surgical Pavilion – which brings a new era of surgical care to Saint Clare's – was recently featured on WMBC News. The news segment, which aired on June 22, 2011, describes the opening and blessing event held to celebrate the technologically advanced Surgical Pavilion, whichopensfor patients on June 27.
During the opening and blessing event, Leslie D. Hirsch, president and chief executive officer at Saint Clare’s Health System, was joined by hospital leadership, Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli, Bishop of the Diocese of Paterson, Beth O’Brien, Senior Vice President and Group Executive Officer, Catholic Health Initiatives, and Bruce and Gale Bott, founding donors of the Surgical Pavilion. Saint Clare’s hospital leadership, including, Dr. Edward McManus, chair of Saint Clare’s Health System Board, Dr. Murray Las, president of Saint Clare’s Medical staff, Dr. Ih-Ping Huang, vice chair of surgery at Saint Clare’s, Dr. Richard Rothenberg, chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Saint Clare’s, and Dr. Jill Young, chair of anesthesiology at Saint Clare’s, each made remarks on the facility’s state-of-the-art technology and its benefits to physicians, medical staff, and patients.
The Surgical Pavilion offers the most advanced systems in LED surgical lights and operating room ceiling-mounted Equipment Management Systems from TRUMPF, making Saint Clare’s the first in the state and only the second in the country with this combination of advanced technologies. Real-time integrated video and communications systems from Black Diamond Video place Saint Clare’s in the company of renowned health care organizations with the same technology, such as Cleveland Clinic, Duke, Mass General and Yale, among other select hospitals nationally. Additionally, at the Surgical Pavilion, surgeons have access to the first hospital-owned simulation equipment in New Jersey for the latest in robotic surgery with the da Vinci Si Dual Console Surgical System. In the news segment, Dr. Gregg Zimmerman, Medical Director, Center for Robotic Surgery at Saint Clare’s, and Dr. Michael Ingber, a urologist at Saint Clare’s, discuss this new cutting-edge robotics technology which has shown to decrease blood loss and offer a shorter recovery time for patients.
We are pleased to share this story on the new Bott Family Surgical Pavilion at Saint Clare’s. The 20,985 square-foot pavilion features seven operating rooms, offering patients in the community industry-leading technologies and the most advanced surgical facilities in the region. This is another way Saint Clare’s is Turning Promise Into Practice.