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Virtua Celebrates Milestone of 35,000 Total Robotic Surgeries - a Record for South Jersey Providers

November 16, 2023 - Virtua Health has reached a major milestone: the health system has performed a total of 35,000 robotic surgeries – more than any other South Jersey provider.

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Virtua's Pediatric Mobile Program Receives $1M from the Joseph Lacroce Foundation

November 15, 2023 - Virtua Health's Pediatric Mobile Services program will launch a second mobile-health van to further improve access to vital screenings and services for children, thanks to a generous gift from the Joseph Lacroce Foundation.

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Virtua Presents Humanitarian Award to Medtronic Chairman and CEO Geoff Martha

November 13, 2023 - Virtua Health presented Geoff Martha, chairman and CEO of Medtronic, with the Humanitarian Award, its highest honor, at its annual gala.

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Virtua Voorhees Hospital Becomes Unlikely Facebook Sensation for its Delicious Meals

November 4, 2023 - A viral Facebook post about the quality, affordable, and consistently delicious cafeteria food at Virtua Voorhees Hospital earned more than 1,100 likes in 24 hours and prompted more than 700 users to post glowing reviews.

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A First in South Jersey: Affordable Housing and Medical Campus to Rise in Camden

Nov. 1, 2023 - Today, Virtua Health and The Michaels Organization broke ground on a $24 million housing and health care collaboration in Camden that will integrate beautiful affordable housing with quality health care.

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Virtua Health's Affiliated Ambulatory Surgery Centers Shine on Annual Newsweek List

October 25, 2023 - Twelve of Virtua’s joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers, also known as same-day surgery centers, are on Newsweek’s list of the best in the nation for 2024.

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Virtua Health Signs with Woebot Health to Deliver Adjunctive Mental Health Tool to Patients

October 19, 2023 - Virtua and Woebot Health announced a collaboration allowing Virtua clinicians to provide Woebot for Adults for people waiting to see a behavioral health provider or seeking support outside of in-person therapy sessions.

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Virtua Health Earns 'Most Wired' Distinction 12 Consecutive Years

October 13, 2023 - Virtua earned a “Most Wired” health system distinction from CHIME for the 12th year, and was one of only 19 organizations to earn CHIME's top designation as a Level 10 health system.

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Virtua Health to Illuminate its Hospitals in Blue Light as a Symbol of Peace and Healing

October 13, 2023 - Beginning on Friday, October 13 and continuing through the weekend nights, Virtua Health’s five hospitals in Burlington and Camden counties will illuminate in blue lights as a sign of peace and healing.

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Virtua's Cancer Screening Van Will Make Multiple Stops during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Beyond

October 12, 2023 - Virtua Health recently launched a 40-foot Mobile Health and Cancer Screening Unit to provide mammograms and vital cancer screenings in South Jersey for those with barriers to getting these important tests.

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TeamBirth NJ Launches at Virtua Mount Holly Hospital

September 20, 2023 - Virtua Mount Holly Hospital recently celebrated the launch of a new initiative called TeamBirth NJ and is among the first in the state to embrace this national model for better patient communication during labor and delivery.

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Virtua Health's Dennis Pullin Earns National Innovation Award

September 16, 2023 - Modern Healthcare, a leading industry magazine, has named Virtua Health's President and CEO Dennis Pullin among its “Top Innovators for 2023.”

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Virtua Health Named a Best-in-State Employer by Forbes for Fifth Year

August 24, 2023 - Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, has again earned national recognition as a top employer. Forbes magazine recently named Virtua among America's Best-In-State Employers for 2023.

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South Jersey Surgeon Reaches 'Elite' Milestone for Robotic Procedures

August 23, 2024 - Keith Meslin, MD, colorectal surgeon at Virtua, recently performed his 1,000th robotic procedure, placing him in the top 1% (or 99th percentile) nationally for number of these advanced colorectal surgeries.

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Virtua Brings Advanced Lung-Cancer Diagnosis Closer to Home

August 1, 2023 - People who smoke heavily – and even those who’ve quit – are at greater risk for lung cancer. Virtua offers a robotic-assisted system that can find and more accurately diagnose small lung cancers.

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