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South Jerseys First Proton Therapy Center Takes Giant Step Forward with Delivery of 90-ton Particle Accelerator from Europe

September 23, 2021: The cyclotron, centerpiece of the forthcoming proton therapy center, arrived in mid-September.

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Virtua Ambulatory Surgery Centers Named to Newsweek List

September 17, 2021 - Twelve ambulatory surgery centers affiliated with Virtua are among Newsweek’s list of the best ASCs in the nation. In total, Virtua is affiliated with 43 percent of these high-performing facilities.

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Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Performs 1,000th 'TAVR' to Replace Failing Heart Valves

August 25, 2021 - Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital recently performed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), an innovative, minimally invasive procedure to help the heart pump blood to the rest of the body.

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Burlington County and Virtua Health Collaborate on Mobile Vaccine Campaign

August 17, 2021 – The Burlington County Health Department and Virtua Health have joined forces to bring COVID-19 vaccines to residents of traditionally underserved communities.

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Virtua Experts Urge Back-to-School COVID-19 Vaccination

August 9, 2021 - Virtua Health doctors have an urgent request for all families: Please have your children vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. The vaccines are highly effective at preventing serious illness.

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American Hospital Association Names Dennis Pullin to Board of Trustees

August 5, 2021 - Today, the American Hospital Association (AHA) announced its election of Virtua Health President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, to its Board of Trustees.

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Burlington County COVID-19 Mega-Site Transitions Services to Community-Based Clinics

July 22, 2021 - The Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site will complete its mission this Friday, July 23, as dozens of sites now make these life-saving shots readily available to the public.

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Virtua Health to Require Staff to Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

July 12, 2021 - To best protect its patients, community, and colleagues, Virtua Health will require all 14,000-plus members of its workforce to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 15, 2021.

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Virtua Health Announces Multi-Year Hospital Transformations

July 8, 2021 - Virtua Health announces transformational renovations of two of its acute care facilities: Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, N.J., and Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, N.J.

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Lung Cancer Breakthrough: New Robot Accesses Small, Hard-to-Reach Tumors

July 6, 2021 - Virtua Marlton Hospital is using a new, robotic-assisted bronchoscopy system to access and biopsy very small, hard-to-reach growths in the lungs. It enables doctors to reach more suspicious nodules than traditional methods.

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Public Notice of Hospital Annual Meeting

June 16, 2021 - Pursuant to the New Jersey Department of Health public meeting mandate, Virtua Health will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at 7:30 a.m. at the Virtua Health Corporate Office, 303 Lippincott Drive, Marlton, NJ 08053.

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Virtua Health's Mobile Grocery Store Celebrates 1000th Customer

June 3, 2021 - Virtua Health’s “Eat Well” Mobile Grocery Store, a store-on-wheels which brings healthy, affordable food to six South Jersey communities in need each week, recently served its 1,000th customer.

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Virtua Announces its Humanitarian of the Year and First Achievement Award in Clinical Excellence

May 13, 2021 - Entrepreneur Pepe Piperno and Martin Topiel, MD, Virtua’s infection control officer, were honored as part of a special Celebration of Philanthropy during National Hospital Week.

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Virtua Launches 'Care After COVID' Program for People with Long-Lasting Symptoms

May 3, 2021 - Virtua Health, South Jersey's largest health system, has created Care After COVID, an evaluation, recovery, and care coordination program for people experiencing lingering symptoms of COVID-19.

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Governor Phil Murphy Interviewed on Virtua Health's 'Here for Good' Podcast

April 30, 2021 - Governor Phil Murphy speaks with Virtua President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, on a brand-new episode of Pullin’s Here for Good podcast on the State's COVID-19 response and other topics.

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