Flyers show support for Virtua's cancer program
Pictured (left to right): Peter Luukko, President and COO, Comcast-Spectacor; Rose McManus Coleman, Senior Vice President of Virtua Foundation; Mike Kotzen, Executive Vice President of Population Health at Virtua; Stephanie Fendrick, Vice President Strategic Partnerships at Virtua; and Paul Holmgren, Flyers General Manager.
The Philadelphia Flyers donated $5,000 to Virtua Foundation on behalf of the NHL Hockey Fights Cancer Initiative. The funds will be utilized by the Virtua Fox Chase Cancer Program which provides state-of-the-art treatment and personalized care for patients in South Jersey. The check was presented prior to the Flyers game on October 29, 2013.
As one of New Jersey’s largest health systems, Virtua helps people be well, get well and stay well through a comprehensive range of health care services. Services are delivered through three health and wellness centers, three fitness centers, three acute care hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices with more than 240 physicians, urgent care centers, seven ambulatory surgery centers, home health services, two long-term care and rehabilitation centers, 12 paramedic units and a wide range of outpatient services. A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers more than 8,000 babies a year. Virtua also provides employment and wellness services to 1,700 businesses and corporations. An innovator in clinical and information technology such as electronic medical records, Virtua is recognized for its ground-breaking partnerships with GE Healthcare
, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
and the Fox Chase Cancer Center
. Virtua employs more than 8,400 people and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. For more information, visit www.virtua.org