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Virtua Health Shines Blue with Gratitude

April 9, 2020 - Virtua Health hospitals’ exteriors will be up-lit with blue lights for the “Be a Light" initiative, in support of first responders, health care workers, and others affected by the coronavirus.

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Virtua Health asks Community to 'Be a Light' during Coronavirus Outbreak

April 7, 2020 - Everyone is looking for messages of hope as we struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtua Health asks people across South Jersey and beyond to light up the night through its new “Be a Light” initiative.

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Virtua Health Cares for Moms & Babies during Coronavirus Outbreak

April 2, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated anxiety around the world, and expectant mothers – particularly those due to deliver in the next few weeks – feel especially unsettled.

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New COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in City of Camden

March 31, 2020 - Cooper University Health Care, Virtua Health, the Camden County Freeholder Board, and Camden County Health Department have collaborated to open a new drive-up COVID-19 testing site in Camden on April 1, 2020.

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How to be 'Here for Good' during Coronavirus Outbreak

March 27, 2020 - Virtua Health praises staff efforts during the coronavirus outbreak, and discusses ways the community can support their neighbors.

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Coronavirus 2019 – CDC Updates

Get real-time updates on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from the Centers for Disease Control.

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Virtua Surgeon Performs 1000th Robotic Surgery

Arthur T. Martella, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, NJ, recently performed his 1,000th robotic-assisted heart surgery.

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Virtua Health Names Senior VP and Chief Nursing Officer

January 22, 2020 - Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, has promoted Catherine Hughes, MSN, MHA, RN, NEA-BC, to senior vice president and chief nursing officer.

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Notice of Annual Hospital Public Meeting

December 23, 2019 - Pursuant to the New Jersey Department of Health public meeting mandate, Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital and Virtua Willingboro Hospital will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.

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Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Named a 2020 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital

December 9, 2019 — Virtua Health announces the inclusion of Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital on Watson Health’s list of 2020 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, which identifies hospitals with the highest performance in hospital cardiovascular services.

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Dennis W. Pullin Named Most Admired CEO by Philadelphia Business Journal

December 6, 2019 - Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, of Virtua Health is a recipient of the Most Admired CEO awards by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Honorees were highlighted in print on December 6, 2019.

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Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety in Latest Leapfrog Group Report

November 8, 2019 - Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital received its third consecutive “A” on the Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade.

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Virtua Health Recognized as Health Care Technology Leader with Most Wired Designation

October 29, 2019 — For the sixth consecutive year, Virtua Health has been named a Most Wired health system in the U.S. by The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

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Virtua Health Cardiac Team First in Region to Perform New Valve Procedure

October 18, 2019 — The Structural Heart team at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital is the first in the area to successfully perform a new technique to prevent potentially fatal artery obstruction during heart-valve replacement surgery.

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Virtua Surgeon Earns Exceptional Credential in Weight-loss Medicine

October 10, 2019 - A Virtua physician is one of only six N.J. surgeons to earn an uncommon designation from a prestigious medical organization.

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