True Friends In Need

Neighboring Corporations Stepped Up With Generous Donations To RWJUH Rahway During The Covid-19 Crisis.

Merck: Telemedicine For Critical Care

Merck Foundation donated $50,000 toward the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to fund a Critical Care telemedicine program. Patients who need to be hospitalized come in with respiratory issues that require a Critical Care stay and constant supervision from intensivists. RWJUH Rahway was able to immediately purchase the equipment to get the telemedicine program started.

The Merck grant helped facilitate communication among doctors, patients and caregivers.

RSI: Crucial Emergency Supplies

When RSI Bank asked how it could best support RWJUH Rahway and its staff during the coronavirus crisis, it learned that a contribution to the hospital’s Emergency Response Fund, which is used to purchase emergency care supplies and personal protective equipment, was the best way to help. RSI Bank then donated $10,000 to support the fund, with the gracious message: “Thank you to RWJUH Rahway for providing critical care to our local community.”

Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery: Oxygen Upgrade And Digital Stethoscopes

Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery has donated $50,000 toward an oxygen upgrade project and digital stethoscopes at RWJUH Rahway to aid in the fight against coronavirus. The donation helped RWJUH Rahway defray the costs of oxygen and upgrading the hospital’s oxygen system in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The demand for oxygen has been and remains great,” says RWJUH Rahway CEO Kirk Tice. “We are incredibly thankful to Phillips 66 for their help and support.”

In previous years, Phillips 66 has helped RWJUH Rahway purchase radios and vests for first responders.

You can learn more on the ways our donors are changing lives here.