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Virtua Voorhees among America's Best Maternity Hospitals

May 19, 2022 - Newsweek and data firm Statista have named Virtua Voorhees Hospital as one of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals. The list includes 350 hospitals nationwide,

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National Study Names Virtua Health among Leading Health Care Brands

May 18, 2022 - A national brand report released this week ranks Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, in the top 50 and among the country’s best health-system brands.

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Local Police Officer's Harrowing Ordeal with Deadly After Effects of COVID-19

Thanks to the quick actions of health care heroes at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, a Merchantville police sergeant with a massive blood clot in his lung caused by COVID-19 is recuperating.

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Virtua Health Opens Camden Midwifery Practice

April 18, 2022 - Virtua Health has opened a midwifery practice in Camden. The new practice is dedicated to improving maternal health outcomes through greater access to care.

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Virtua's 'Here for Good' Podcast Highlights Technology to Improve Health Care Access and Outcomes

February 24, 2022 - To kick off the 2022 season of his “Here for Good” podcast, Virtua Health President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, spoke with Geoff Martha, chairman and CEO of Medtronic.

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Virtua Health Announces New Board Chair and New Board Members

February 14, 2022 - Virtua Health announces the appointment of Edward B. Cloues, II as chair of its Board of Trustees, and two new board members: Dr. Shahram Jay Mirmanesh and Adolfo “Pepe” Piperno.

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Virtua Health Performs Record Number of Transplants in 2021

February 4, 2022 - The Virtua Advanced Transplant and Organ Health team reached a milestone in 2021, performing 68 organ transplants—the most in the program’s 47-year history.

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Virtua Orthopedic Surgeon First in New Jersey to Perform Innovative ACL Restoration

January 27, 2022 - Virtua Health is the first health system in New Jersey to offer the BEAR® Implant to treat ACL tears, one of the most common knee injuries.

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Virtua Health Launches 'Hospital At Home' Program

January 19, 2022 - Virtua announced the start of its Hospital at Home program – an innovative initiative to allow eligible patients who meet criteria to heal from home, rather than a hospital room.

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Virtua Welcomes 9,109 Babies in 2021, Setting New Records for its Maternity Services Team

January 10, 2022 - In 2021, Virtua welcomed 9,109 babies, which is more than a 7 percent increase over 2020. Virtua provides maternity services at three hospitals in Voorhees, Mount Holly, and Camden.

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Rowan, Virtua Health to Create New Academic Health System

January 4, 2022 - Virtua Health and Rowan University announced today the signing of an affiliation agreement to create a new academic health system and to further distinguish health care in South Jersey.

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Local COVID-19 Survivor Returns Home after 233 Days of Inpatient Care

December 16, 2021 - A 65-year-old patient has returned home after spending eight months in various hospitals and care facilities battling severe COVID-19.

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Virtua Health and Medtronic Share Plans to Reimagine Traditional Health Care Models

December 15, 2021 - Virtua Health and Medtronic plc announce a five-year partnership focused on improving delivery of quality care for residents of South Jersey, particularly those in underserved communities.

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Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing Hosted First In-Person Graduation Ceremony since Pandemic Began

On Friday, December 10, 2021, Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing celebrated its first in-person graduation since the pandemic started. It featured a surprise for the 48 newly minted nurses.

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Virtua Voorhees Earns National Recognition as Top Teaching Hospital

December 7, 2021 - The Leapfrog Group has named Virtua Voorhees Hospital a Top Teaching Hospital in the nation. This is the sixth time the hospital has earned this distinction.

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