Video: eLearning for expectant mothers
Virtua President & CEO Richard P. Miller and NJ Commissioner of Health Mary O’Dowd hosted an event to raise awareness of the importance of prenatal education for pregnant women at Virtua’s Center for Women in Lumberton, NJ.
Virtua and the NJ Department of Health hosted a press event to raise awareness about the importance of prenatal education for pregnant women. The event highlighted the successful implementation of a pilot program designed to give women access to prenatal education using a tablet with the assistance of a care provider at Virtua’s Center for Women in Lumberton, NJ.
Before the pilot program, less than 1% of patients at the Center for Women took advantage of the free birthing and prenatal care classes offered by Virtua. Now, course completion is required by the Center and the education sessions can be completed during scheduled appointment times. The convenience of the program has made participation much easier for patients.
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, four 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