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Virtua Teams Rally to Guide Community through COVID-19 Appointment Scheduling

February 11, 2021 - More than 200 Virtua Health colleagues recently called 10,400 people to resolve duplicate vaccine appointments, freeing up some 5,000 vaccine slots at the Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site.

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Virtua Health Joins Forces with Philly's B101.1 Radio

February 4, 2021 - Virtua Health, is excited to announce a unique collaboration with Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company home to over 230 radio stations, including Philadelphia's B101.1 (WBEB-FM).

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Regional Vaccination 'Mega-Site' Opens in Burlington County

January 15, 2021 - The Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site kicked off operations today, marking a significant advancement toward slowing and ultimately ending the spread of COVID-19 in the region.

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Virtua Offers Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

January 5, 2021 - Virtua Health is providing monoclonal antibodies, a leading-edge treatment for coronavirus. The medication, called bamlanivimab, helps non-hospitalized, high-risk patients with mild to moderate COVID-19.

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Virtua Health to Launch COVID-19 Vaccines for Staff Today

December 18, 2020 - Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, will start immunizing its frontline staff today with the new COVID-19 vaccine.

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Regional Health Care Leaders Convene for Candid Podcast Conversation

December 11, 2020 - Two of the region’s most respected health care executives, Ken Samet and Jack Lynch, joined Virtua Health President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, on the latest episode of his “Here for Good” podcast.

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Virtua Distributes 1,500 Free Turkeys Plus Produce to Community

December 2, 2020 - Thousands of South Jersey residents enjoyed a bountiful Thanksgiving this year, courtesy of Virtua Health. Virtua gave away 1,500 frozen turkeys and bags of fresh produce at its facilities in Willingboro and Camden.

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College Kid Returning Home for Thanksgiving, Winter Break? How Families Can Stay Safe During Pandemic

November 17, 2020 - Virtua Health physician Dr. Chris Pomrink will bring his son home from college for Thanksgiving and winter break. He explains how to also protect other family members from COVID-19.

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Virtua Health's Most Wired Designation Upholds Status as Health Care Technology Leader

November 16, 2020 - Virtua Health has been named a Most Wired health system in the U.S. by the College of Health care Information Management Executives (CHIME) for the ninth straight year and the 12th time overall.

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Penn Medicine and Virtua Health Extend Strategic Alliance to 2023

November 12, 2020 - Penn Medicine and Virtua Health announced today the renewal of their strategic alliance in cancer and neuroscience services for another three years, until 2023.

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Virtua Rolls Out Mobile Grocery Store at Preview Event

November 9, 2020 - Virtua recently debuted the newest addition to its food access programs: the Eat Well Mobile Grocery Store. This 40-foot store-on-wheels is part of several Virtua food-as-medicine initiatives.

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New 'Invisible' Pacemaker Helps Treat Common Heart Rhythm Disorder

October 23, 2020 - The Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital cardiac team in Camden, N.J. offers patients the Medtronic Micra AV, the world’s smallest pacemaker for patients with electrical heart block.

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Virtua Health Unveils Mobile Grocery Store

October 20, 2020 - Today, Virtua Health revealed the latest component of its food access initiatives: the Eat Well Mobile Grocery Store, a 40-foot store-on-wheels to help position food as a form of medicine.

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New Tools, Techniques are Revolutionizing Breast Cancer Surgery

October 12, 2020 - New technologies have advanced breast cancer surgery. Virtua breast surgeon Elizabeth Revesz, MD, says patients are facing fewer repeat surgeries, better outcomes, and less stress both during and after treatment.

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Virtua Health Offers Halloween and 'Day of the Dead' Safety Tips

October 7, 2020 - Many typical Halloween and Day of the Dead activities are too risky during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Steven Santangelo, lead physician at Virtua Health Primary Care in Pennsauken, offers advice to celebrate safely.

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