RWJBarnabas Health Names Warren E. Moore, FACHE, To Lead Systemwide Pediatric Service Line

Warren E. Moore, FACHEWest Orange, NJJune 27, 2019 – RWJBarnabas Health has named Warren E. Moore, FACHE, Senior Vice President, Pediatric Services for RWJBarnabas Health, effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Moore will focus on the overall pediatric service line and oversee the development and strategic implementation of business plans for pediatrics across the health system. Mr. Moore will align the leadership across the system’s three children’s hospitals, convening key clinical leaders, hospital administrative teams and Rutgers leadership to coordinate services, while enhancing the quality, accessibility and convenience of the care provided. Mr. Moore continues in his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital, a post he has held since 2017.

Mr. Moore will continue to report directly to Thomas Biga, President, Hospital Division of RWJBarnabas Health, while aligning closely with John Bonamo, M.D., MS, FACOG, FACPE, Executive Vice President, Chief Medical & Quality Officer, who oversees multiple service line endeavors across the system.

“Warren brings exceptional experience and dynamic business strategy to his work, which spans over two decades within the RWJBarnabas Health system,” says Mr. Biga. “His keen eye for strategic partnerships and his focus on improving patient outcomes will further cement our pediatric program as a premier destination for the highest quality medical care for our youngest patients.”

“Warren’s long history with the system and his expertise in pediatrics is an indispensable asset to the RWJBarnabas Health system,” said Dr. Bonamo. “We look forward to his leadership as we further align and strengthen our pediatric services both in the region and through partnerships beyond New Jersey.”

Mr. Moore has been with RWJBarnabas Health for the past 21 years and previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Children’s Specialized Hospital. Under his strategic leadership, the facility has expanded both the breadth and depth of services offered to encompass 13 sites and to serve more than 37,000 children in 2018. He also has spearheaded strategic partnerships beyond New Jersey, launching the Children’s Specialized Hospital Chronic Pain Management Program at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego this spring and collaborating with Olivia’s Place to bring pediatric rehabilitation to the children of China.

In addition, Mr. Moore also served as the Chief Administrative Officer of Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. During his tenure, Mr. Moore was integral in leading the hospital to regain its specialty national ranking with U.S. News & World Report and joined Solutions for Patient Safety, setting the stage for top performance in quality and safety.

“I am excited about the opportunity to collaborate with leaders across the system to ensure patient-centered, pediatric care is available and accessible to all who need it. Our primary objective is to provide safe, high quality care to the communities we serve, including our youngest residents. Together we will make good on this promise,” said Mr. Moore.

Prior to joining the RWJBarnabas Health system, Moore held several leadership roles at HealthSouth, the nation’s largest inpatient rehabilitation provider and brings nearly three decades of experience to his work.

Mr. Moore earned his Bachelor of Science in business management from the University of Maryland and his master’s degree in health and human service administration from Rider University. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Health Research & Educational Trust of New Jersey and Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey. He also serves on the Children’s Hospital Association’s Quality and Safety Committee, the New Jersey Council of Children’s Hospitals Leadership Committee, the New Jersey Innovation Institute External Advisory Board and the New Jersey Hospital Association’s Finance Committee. He recently participated in the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute’s Medicaid 2.0 initiative. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

In 2016, Mr. Moore was recognized by the Healthcare Institute of New Jersey for his leadership contributions to Life Sciences in the area of Patient Advocacy. In addition, he was recently awarded with the Randy Siegel M.D. Pediatric Cancer Medical Humanitarian of the Year by the Hugs for Brady Foundation and the Harold L. Conover Leadership Award from his alma mater, Rider University. Mr. Moore and his family are residents of Princeton.

RWJBarnabas Health is the largest, most comprehensive academic 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, 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 an accountable care organization.

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 - the state's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center - and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

Contact: Ellen Greene