Virtua Voorhees COO named Committee Chair of the Camden and Burlington County March for Babies
The March for Babies Committee named Michael Kotzen, Virtua Voorhees' Vice President and the Chief Operating Officer, the new Committee Chair of the Camden and Burlington County March for Babies.
The March for Babies' annual fundraising walk supports the March of Dimes' mission to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
The Camden and Burlington County walk will take place on Sunday, April 29, 2012, on the Virtua Voorhees campus. Registration begins at 9 am and the walk begins at 10 am. The March for Babies expects 3,000 sponsored walkers.
"The Camden and Burlington March for Babies is a great opportunity for the community to understand how important it is for moms to have healthy and full-term pregnancies," said Kotzen. "The walk participants will help ensure that every baby gets the healthy start in life they deserve. I'm happy to be a part of such an important cause and am very excited about being the chair of this committee."
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