Founded in 1917, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway is a 265-bed acute care hospital, serving Union and Middlesex counties. It provides 24 hour emergency services to more than 32,000 patients each year, along with cardiac care, hematology-oncology services, critical care, orthopedic surgery, neurology and neurosurgery. The hospital has gained renown for its rehabilitative services, which include physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, speech and swallowing therapies. The hospital is home to Care Connection, a subacute unit that uses extensive rehabilitation services to ease the transition from acute care hospitalization to home.
The hospital provides full diagnostic and laboratory services. It also offers extensive outpatient services, including wound care, balance testing and treatment, imaging, sleep care and pain management. The hospital's cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are consistently praised by participants for their ability to motivate, build strength, stamina and improve quality of life.