First baby welcomed at new Virtua Voorhees Hospital
Pictured left to right: Barbara Hansen, Administrative Director Maternal Child Health; Lauren Smith, MD; dad Rudolph Ebinger; mom Tabitha Pigott and little Rudolph; and Michele Lebold, RN.
Little Rudolph Pigott was the very first baby born at the new Virtua Voorhees Hospital at 12:14 pm on Move Day, May 22, 2011, to parents Tabitha Pigott and Rudolph Ebinger.
Little Rudolph can carry this distinction for the rest of his life and has a new t-shirt to prove it.
He was 7 pounds, 13 ounces and 21 inches long.
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