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SMC’s Dynamic Duo: Rosia Rivera and Lois Strang

Salem Medical Center’s history dates back more than 100 years.

Throughout that long history, many nurses, doctors and staff members have come and gone.

However, full-time RNs Lois Strang and Rosia Rivera — each with 47 years — have nearly hit the century mark themselves with a combined 94 years of service.

In 1973, Strang started out as a nurse on 2nd South, while Rivera began as an LPN on 4 North, the med surg unit.

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Salem Medical Center to Join with Inspira

Salem Medical Center and Inspira Health have signed a definitive agreement whereby SMC will join Inspira Health Network. The transaction is expected to be completed following review and approval by the New Jersey Attorney General in 2022.

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Self-pay Option Now Available for Bariatric Surgery

Ready to make that ‘New Year New You’ resolution come true? By using the self-pay option, bariatric patients can get started on their life-changing journey within weeks.


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Fast-Acting Nurse Saves Family Friend

Andrea Pelura, RN, was off the clock enjoying a corn hole tournament, when she saw a family friend drop to the ground in cardiac arrest. She immediately sprung into action, ultimately saving the man’s life.


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Salem Medical Center and Inspira Health CHAPA

Posted November 8, 2022

Below are the documents related to the proposed transaction whereby Inspira Health Network, Inc., will become the sole corporate member of Salem County Hospital Corp., dba Salem Medical Center (SMC)….

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Posted May 23, 2022

SMC is an official American Heart Association training site and is now registering for the following courses: Basic Life Support One-day Course, 1-5 pm: May 26/Thursday June 9/Thursday June 23/Thursday…

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Christa Saracino Recognized with Blue Violet Award for Nursing Excellence

Posted May 23, 2022

Compassionate care, empathy, professionalism, enthusiastic support of colleagues, goes above and beyond for her patients, great communication skills. The words may be cliché, but the actions behind them never are….

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