Virtua physician appointed to state advisory commission
Mary Campagnolo, MD, MBA, a Virtua family physician, has been appointed to the New Jersey Mandated Health Benefits Advisory Commission.
The MHBAC is comprised of medical professionals and insurance carrier stakeholders as well as representatives of state government and the public. It is charged with reviewing the social and financial impacts proposed legislation that mandate health insurance coverage of particular treatments or conditions.
Ronald Librizzi, DO, Virtua’s Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, also serves on the Commission, which has a total of 17 voting members.
“Virtua is proud of the work being done by Dr. Campagnolo and Dr. Librizzi on behalf of the citizens of New Jersey,” said Richard P. Miller, Virtua President and CEO. “These dedicated physicians continue to give back to the community and embody the mission and values of Virtua.”
Dr. Campagnolo is active in the medical community, as a past president and current alternate delegate of New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, and Second Vice President of the Medical Society of New Jersey. She was appointed to the Advisory Commission by Senate President Richard Codey.
“I believe it is a physician’s responsibility, as a good citizen of our state, to be involved in our government and in our communities,” said Dr. Campagnolo. “Being a member of the Mandated Health Benefits Advisory Commission is one way that I can serve the people of New Jersey.”
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 almost 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
. It is the official orthopedic provider for the Philadelphia Flyers
. Virtua employs more than 8,400 people and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley for seven consecutive years. It is the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. For more information, visit www.virtua.org