Jersey City Medical Center

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Pulse Point: New App Can Turn A Bystander Into A First Responder

Drew Basse, 57, is recovering in the hospital following a massive heart attack. He is alive and can thank a smartphone app and good Samaritan Scott Brawner for saving him.

09/23/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Jersey City EMS Uses Data To Predict Next Emergency

EMS dispatch uses color-coded maps to track and to anticipate emergency calls. The program is called MARVLIS, or Mobile Area Routing Vehicle Location Information System. Based on its predictions, ambulances are pre-positioned in different neighborhoods.

03/24/2014

A Jersey City Medical Center ambulance. (credit; CBS 2)

Ambulances Go High-Tech To Prevent Crashes

Now there’s a device that’s helping some ambulance drivers operate more safely as they work to help others.

12/12/2013

This cutting edge computer system has helped Jersey City Medical Center reduce its EMS response times to second fastest in the country. (Photo: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Jersey City Medical Center’s EMS Response Times Elite Nationally

In one city in New Jersey you have a better chance of surviving cardiac arrest. Officials say it’s all because of a computer.

08/06/2013

Jersey City Medical Center distracted driver course. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Medical Center Offers Distracted Driver Course To End ‘Epidemic’

Officials at the Jersey City Medical Center said the majority of people who take the walking course fail it.

07/31/2013

A woman is given a flu shot. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Flu Shot Supply Dwindling As New York Faces Public Health Emergency

With the flu epidemic hitting the Tri-State Area hard, many pharmacies have begun to run out of flu shot supplies.

01/13/2013

Prisoner Bathroom Escape Attempt

Prisoner Under Police Guard Goes To N.J. Hospital Restroom, Tries To Escape

A prisoner under police guard at Jersey City Medical Center said he was just going to the restroom, but ended up climbing into the ceiling and trying to escape, police said.

CBS 2–10/15/2012

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Learning Taken To Next Level At Liberty Science Center As Students Get Up Close Look At Surgery

For most kids learning science is done with textbooks and an experiment or two, but a new program at the Liberty Science Center is taking a new approach.

10/02/2012

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Woman Escapes Injury After Being Run Over By PATH Train

Port Authority Police spokesman Al Della Fave says the woman landed in the middle of the track as a PATH train rolled over her near the Grove Street station in Jersey City Thursday.

02/02/2012

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Carlos Campos Charged With Murder In Triple Fatal Stabbing In N.J.

Hudson County prosecutor Edward DeFazio says Campos is accused of stabbing his parents, both Brazilian immigrants, and his sister’s child, after what may have been an argument with his father.

08/17/2011

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Suspect Fatally Shot By Jersey City Police Officer

Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio said Officer Luis Mecka was responding to reports of shots fired when he saw 28-year-old Deron Kittrell, who appeared to have a gun.

07/30/2011

Hoboken PATH Accident

Service Resumes After PATH Train Crash Leaves 34 Injured

A PATH train coming into a Hoboken station struck the abutment on Sunday morning, causing multiple injuries, authorities said.

05/08/2011

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4 Women Stabbed In Jersey City Street Brawl

Four women — including pregnant twin sisters — were stabbed early Sunday during a street brawl with another woman in Jersey City.

05/01/2011

NJ Transit's Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station - Secaucus, NJ - File Photo

Electrical ‘Flash’ Injures NJ Transit Staffer

NJ Transit says a train staffer was shaken up but not seriously injured Saturday by an electrical “flash” that occurred when he tried to remove a foreign object that was caught on an overhead power line.

04/16/2011

NJ Transit's Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station - Secaucus, NJ - File Photo

Several Injured In NJ Transit Escalator Mishap

All but one of the escalators are back in service following a mishap that left five Jets fans injured at New Jersey Transit’s Secaucus Junction train station.

11/22/2010

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