Jan 19, 2018 Amy Mansue of RWJBarnabas Health Named Board Chair of the New Jersey Hospital Association

West Orange, NJ, January 19, 2018 – Amy B. Mansue, President of the Southern Region of RWJBarnabas Health, has been named chair of the Board of the New Jersey Hospital Association, the state’s oldest and largest hospital and health care advocacy organization.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue to improve wellness for both individuals and local communities,” said Mansue. “Our 2018 mission statement is to improve the health of the people across the state and as Board Chair of NJHA I look forward to collaborating with other leaders and organizations to concentrate on the societal challenges that impact health in our communities throughout New Jersey.”Amy Mansue of RWJBarnabas Health

Mansue serves as President of the Southern Region for RWJBarnabas Health, which encompasses all the system’s service areas from the Raritan River south, including: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, RWJ Somerset, RWJ Hamilton, Community Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus and Children’s Specialized Hospital. Prior to joining RWJBarnabas Health, Mansue served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital, and Chief Strategy Officer for Robert Wood Johnson Health System.

Mansue has public sector experience at both the federal and state level and served as Co-Chair of the Budget Transition Advisory Committee for Governor Phil Murphy. She worked for Governor Jim Florio as a staffer on health care policy in Congress and in his policy office. In 1993, Mansue oversaw programs for children, people with developmental disabilities, mental health and Medicaid as a Deputy Commissioner in the New Jersey Department of Human Services. She served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor James McGreevey.

Mansue also currently serves on the Boards of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce (Immediate Past Chair), New Jersey Hospital Association (Chair), Rutgers University Board of Trustees, New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO), Middlesex Water Company, New Jersey Policy Perspective, The Fund for New Jersey and The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Advisory Committee.

Mansue received her Bachelor’s degree in social welfare and Master’s degree in social work, planning and management from the University of Alabama. She resides in Hightstown, N.J.

ABOUT RWJBarnabas Health

RWJBarnabas Health is the largest, most comprehensive health care system in New Jersey, with a service area covering nine counties with five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH in New Brunswick, RWJUH Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH Hamilton, RWJUH Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital with a network of outpatient centers (Children’s Specialized Hospital) with its multiple outpatient centers, a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, two trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and two accountable care organizations.

RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest private employer – with more than 33,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for outstanding quality and safety. RWJBarnabas Health recently announced a partnership with Rutgers University to create New Jersey’s largest academic health care system. The collaboration will align RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers’ education, research and clinical activities, including those at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

About The New Jersey Hospital Association

The New Jersey Hospital Association, based in Princeton, is a not-for-profit trade association that helps hospitals and other health care providers deliver quality, accessible and affordable health care. Its affiliates the Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey and the NJHA Institute for Quality and Patient Safety, also nonprofit, engage in programming and partnerships to improve health care quality and access.

Contact: Carrie Cristello