Flyers bring smiles to pediatrics
Philadelphia Flyers Danny Briere, Riley Cote
and Derian Hatcher
recognized "Hockey Week Across Philadelphia" with a visit to Virtua Voorhees on February 11.
The players and their wives, Sylvie Briere
and Holly Cote
, were special guests at a Valentine's party. The young patients enjoyed a Valentine's craft and received gifts and autographed photos from the players.
Before leaving, the players brought smiles to children in the CARES Unit, Virtua's pediatric emergency room.
Virtua was the sponsor of Flyers "Hockey Week," February 8 - 15. Activities promoted physical fitness to kids across the region.
Virtua is the official orthopaedic provider of the Philadelphia Flyers. In addition to offering orthopaedic services to the team, Virtua partners with the Flyers on numerous community initiatives promoting fitness, wellness and safety.
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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, nine 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 8,700 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