News Releases

Read the latest news about Virtua's programs and services, community events, recent awards and more.

Public Notice: Magnet Recognition Program® — Site Visit

July 10, 2018 — Virtua has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet, which recognizes excellence in nursing.

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Pre-Diabetes Challenge

July 9, 2018 — Take the pre-diabetes challenge and learn about a simple, effective, and scientifically proven approach to reducing your risk for Type 2 Diabetes.

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Tips on Skin Cancer and Sun Protection

June 20, 2018 — Protecting your skin when out in the sun is necessary to help avoid getting skin cancer. Follow these sun safety tips from FDA.

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Virtua Launches Pediatric Mobile Services Unit

June 6, 2018 — Virtua brings healthcare services to children in underserved communities, improving access to care and establishing positive health habits at a young age.

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Virtua Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire the Lourdes Health System

June 5, 2018 — Virtua signs definitive agreement to move forward with acquisition of the Lourdes Health System.

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CMS to Mail New Medicare Cards Beginning April 2018

March 20, 2018 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is removing Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all new Medicare cards.

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Virtua Receives Quality Improvement Awards

February 1, 2018 — NJ Hospital Association honors Virtua's hospitals and home care for innovative safety programs.

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Virtua Memorial and Voorhees Receive Maternity Care Award

January 8, 2018 — Virtua Memorial and Voorhees Hospitals were awarded the Blue Distinction® Designation for Maternity Care from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

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Virtua Memorial Earns Spine Surgery Honors

January 3, 2018 — Virtua Memorial Hospital receives distinguished honors for its spine surgery program from Aetna and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

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Penn Medicine | Virtua Strategic Alliance Brings First Proton Therapy to South Jersey

December 14, 2017 — Penn Medicine, in partnership with Virtua, announced plans to build a new proton facility on the campus of Virtua’s acute care hospital, Virtua Voorhees.

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Virtua Voorhees Earns National Top Teaching Hospital Award

December 7, 2018 — Virtua Voorhees was named a National Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the fourth consecutive year.

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Nearly 400 Attend Virtua Women's Conference

November 14, 2017 — Virtua held its popular Women’s Conference, drawing almost 400 attendees for a day of expert advice, wellness and fun.

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Flu Season Alert: How New moms Can Keep Newborns and Babies Safe

November 3, 2017 — Virtua experts provide advice for new parents to help their newborns and babies avoid being exposed to the flu.

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Virtua Hospitals Receive an "A" for Patient Safety in National Survey

October 31, 2017 — All three Virtua Hospitals received an “A” from the Leapfrog Group in Fall 2017 for commitment to reducing errors, infections, and accidents that can harm patients.

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Penn Virtua Expert Debunks Common Myths About Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

October 10, 2017 — A Penn Medicine Virtua physician discredits certain myths attached to radiation treatment for breast cancer.

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