Media Policy and Contact Information

Media Contact
The public relations department is committed to helping you with background information and arranging interviews with experts on various topics regarding 
healthcare and medicine. 

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Courtney Spahr, Communications Specialist: 609.584.6582, Email Media Relations 

5 p.m. to 8 a.m. (Urgent Requests)
Hospital Operator: 609.586.7900. The PR department can be reached through the operator. 

Need an Expert?
If you need a medical expert for your story, call 609.584.6582 and arrangements can be made for an interview.

Media Policies
Patient Condition
RWJ Hamilton has a very serious responsibility to protect patients' medical information. We value our patients right to confidentiality and it is our policy that a patient’s condition remain private. To that fact, RWJ Hamilton will not release any information about the condition of our patients. Any member of the media in need of information regarding a patient’s condition will be directed to the Public Relations Department, where this policy will be recited and adhered to by PR staff. RWJ Hamilton's policy honors the strict guidelines enforced by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This policy is enforced by all RWJ Hamilton employees. Download the Notice of Privacy Practices.

Photography
Photographs and video are only permitted at RWJ Hamilton facilities with approval of the public relations department. A staff escort is required.

Thank you for your cooperation.