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CentraState Medical Center
Reinstates Services as
COVID-19 Cases Decline

Surgeries and invasive procedures resume


CentraState Awarded for
Nursing Excellence with
Fourth Magnet® Recognition

This distinction places CentraState in an elite group
of less than 2% of hospitals in the nation.

CentraState is Now in
Horizon OMNIA Tier 1

For OMNIA plan members this means greater
access to CentraState’s care for less cost.

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CentraState, Atlantic Health
Announce Clinical Affiliation

The partnership will provide enhanced access
to high-quality specialty health care services
to communities of central New Jersey.


The Star and Barry Tobias Women’s
Health Center Earns National Recognition

The Star and Barry Tobias Women’s Health Center at CentraState
has been granted a Three-Year Full Accreditation with Zero Deficiencies
designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.



  • Solar Initiatives Earn County Recognition

    April 13th, 2020 Category: Announcements

    The Monmouth County Planning Board recently presented CentraState Healthcare System with the 2019 Planning Merit Award in recognition of its Solar Energy Initiative. The award recognizes initiatives that have significantly advanced planning and planning outcomes in Monmouth County. In addition to having a solar farm on the hospital property, [...]

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  • CentraState Medical Practices Offering New Telehealth Services

    April 8th, 2020

    A number of CentraState Healthcare System medical practices are now offering convenient virtual healthcare services, allowing current and new patients to access the services of our board-certified primary care and specialty physicians from the comfort of their homes and reducing their risk of exposure to coronavirus.  CentraState's telemedicine service [...]

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  • CentraState Initiates COVID-19 Response Team

    April 3rd, 2020 Category: Announcements

    CentraState Medical Center is addressing the current health crisis with the formation of a COVID-19 response team. The team takes a multidisciplinary approach and is comprised of: Primary Care Physicians Infectious Disease Physicians Pulmonary and Critical Care Physicians Residents Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) Infection Control, Pharmacy, Care Coordination and [...]

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  • CentraState Healthcare System Designated as Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield OMNIA Tier 1 Provider

    April 1st, 2020 Category: Announcements

    CentraState Healthcare System announces that it will be designated as a Tier 1 hospital for all Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) OMNIA health plan members effective April 1, 2020. For New Jersey patients with Horizon BCBSNJ OMNIA coverage, this means greater access to CentraState's care [...]

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  • CentraState’s Dr. James Matera Appears on “From the Mayor’s Desk” to Discuss COVID-19

    March 25th, 2020

    James Matera, D.O., Chief Medical Officer of Centrastate Healthcare System, sits down with Freehold Township Mayor Lester A. Preston Jr. to discuss COVID-19 and our community. The episode includes information for those looking to help and donate to the hospital staff, and how to reach CentraState's COVID-19 Community Info line [...]

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  • Presumptive Positive Test Result for COVID-19

    March 12th, 2020

    CentraState Medical Center is treating a patient who has presumptively tested positive for COVID-19. This case was confirmed through lab results performed by the New Jersey Department of Health. The sample was sent to the CDC for final confirmation. At this time, the patient, a man in his 50s, [...]

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  • CentraState Receives Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

    March 9th, 2020 Category: Awards/Accreditations

    The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has awarded its prestigious 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award to CentraState Healthcare System for its cancer program that exceeded the nationally recognized standards for the delivery of quality cancer care to its patients. This recognition was only earned [...]

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  • Governor Murphy Appoints Brandon Eldershaw to the New Jersey Caregiver Task Force

    March 2nd, 2020

    Brandon Eldershaw, healthy aging wellness coach at CentraState Healthcare System, has been appointed to the New Jersey Caregiver Task Force by Governor Philip D. Murphy. The Task Force was established in 2018 to identify the characteristics of caregivers and caregiver support services offered in New Jersey while providing recommendations [...]

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  • Monmouth Crossing Celebrates 20 Years

    February 25th, 2020 Category: Announcements

    Monmouth Crossing Assisted Living, a vibrant senior living residence, recently celebrated a milestone: 20 years of award-winning care, commitment, and compassion to residents. “Over the past 20 years, we have planted a deep connection with the community that we serve,” says Heleyne Gladstein, administrator of Monmouth Crossing. “We are [...]

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  • CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Announce Clinical Affiliation

    February 18th, 2020

    Atlantic Health System and CentraState Healthcare System today announced a clinical affiliation that will provide enhanced access to high-quality specialty health care services to the communities of central Jersey. The affiliation will accelerate the growth of CentraState’s oncology and neuroscience programs through linkages with Atlantic Health System’s nationally recognized [...]

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Contact For Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the media and would like to schedule an interview with a CentraState physician or clinician, please call our Public Relations Department at 732.294.7080. The Public Relations Department can help journalists find experts in a number of clinical areas for interviews or provide background information about CentraState Healthcare System.

Name: Lori Palmer
Title: Director of Public Relations & Communications
Phone: 908.415.4193