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  • AtlantiCare is now a member of Geisinger Health System

We believe you deserve to know the facts about quality.

More than one million people use Healthgrades® every day to get credible information about healthcare in their area. Like you, people search to learn where they should go for their care. Healthgrades uses an independent source to analyze data from 4,500 hospitals every year on 33 common conditions and procedures — approximately 45 million patient records — to offer objective information about which hospitals perform best, based on outcomes.
AtlantiCare has repeatedly been recognized as a top performer in cardiac care:

 

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack, 3 years in a row (2014–2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Valve Surgery, 11 years in a row (2006–2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure, 10 years in a row (2007–2016)
  • One of Healthgrades’ America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™, 3 years in a row
  • (2014–2016)
  • One of Healthgrades’ America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ in 2016
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™, 3 years in a row (2014–2016)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™, 2 years in a row (2015–2016)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™, 2 years in a row (2015–2016)
  • Named among the top 5% in the nation for Overall Cardiac Services, 3 years in a row
  • (2014–2016)
  • Named among the top 5% in the nation for Cardiology Services in 2016
  • Named among the top 5% in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2016
  • Named among the top 10% in the nation for Cardiac Surgery, 2 years in a row (2015–2016)
  • Named among the top 10% in the nation for Cardiology Services, 3 years in a row (2014–2016)
  • Named among the top 10% in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures, 2 years in a row (2015–2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures, 3 years in a row (2014–2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Pacemaker Procedures, 2 years in a row (2015–2016)

 

Not only is AtlantiCare nationally recognized, but we also offer the expertise of the region’s only full-service heart program. One more reason to turn to us when you need heart care.

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AtlantiCare Enhanced Care Center (DSRIP)

A new approach to managing complex medical conditions for patients with Diabetes and Hypertension who have Medicaid, Charity Care or Medicare/Medicaid.

The Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program is one component of the New Jersey's Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver as approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). DSRIP is a demonstration program designed to result in better care for individuals (including access to care, quality of care, health outcomes), better health for the population, and lower costs by transitioning hospital funding to a model where payment is contingent on achieving health improvement goals.

If you have a complicated medical condition, such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, cardiovascular disease, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, you know how difficult it is to manage and coordinate all of the providers.

The highly specialized staff at the AtlantiCare Enhanced Care Center is ready to help improve your health, simplify your life, and reduce your out-of-pocket medical expenses.

What's Different about Receiving Care at the Enhanced Care Center?

  • At the ECC you will be at the center of a team working together to coordinate and manage your care.
  • Your personal health coach will be by your side every step of the way, and will also keep the care team informed of your care plan and progress.
  • The ECC features a convenient on-site pharmacy where you can fill your prescriptions right after your appointment.
  • And as a member of the ECC, your physician co-pays will be waived and most of your medications will be completely free.

Call today to see if you qualify to participate in the AtlantiCare Enhanced Care Center.

Located in Atlantic City at the AtlantiCare Health Plex, hours of operation- Monday through Friday 9am to 6pm.

Diabetes Support Group

Learn about, or how to live with, diabetes through AtlantiCare’s Free Support Group.

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Do you have diabetes or do you know someone who does? Are you interested in learning about the condition or discussing it with others? Join AtlantiCare's Adult Diabetes Community Group. Throughout the year, our certified diabetes educators share their expertise in free one-hour sessions at convenient locations in Atlantic, Ocean and Cape May counties. Come listen to their informative presentations, hear the collective experiences of others, participate in open discussions and more.

ADULT DIABETES COMMUNITY GROUPS

1st Tuesday
OF EACH MONTH

Atlantic City, Health Plex
Ground Floor

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Register online»

2nd Tuesday
OF EACH MONTH

Mainland Campus, New Cafe
Ground Floor

7 pm - 8 pm

Register online»

4th Tuesday
OF EACH MONTH

Egg Harbor Township
Building 800

3 pm - 4 pm

Register online»

 

 

MEET OUR DIABETES EDUCATION TEAM

Susan Krantz, MA, RD, CDE Certified Diabetes Education
Susan Krantz is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Education with a Master's Degree in nutrition education.  Susan likes to individualize the nutrition and diabetes self-care education she provides to patients based on their needs, health habits and willingness to  make changes.
 
Melissa Southrey, RD, CDE Cerfied Diabetes Educator
Melissa Southrey is a Registered Dietitician and Certified Diabetes Educator.  Melissa knows that with proper nutrition, exercise and medication/insulin (if needed), she can help people manage and prevent complication associated with diabetes.
 
Meaghan Kim, MHA, RN, CDE Director of Diabetes Population Health
Meaghan Kim is a Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator with a Master's Degree in Health Administration, with over 15 years of experience working with people with diabetes.  Meaghan's personal family experience with diabetes propelled her to this career.  She currently manages the TEAM Diabetes Education programs within AtlantiCare and continues to act as a resource for the community.

Learn more about AtlantiCare's TEAM Diabetes Education Program

Mission HealthCare

Primary healthcare for the homeless population

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To refer a patient to AtlantiCare Mission Healthcare, please call 609-344-5714. Patients may also walk in without an appointment. View our locations below.
Are you a Mission Healthcare patient? You can save time by completing your patient registration paperwork before your next visit.

 

 

 

 Our Locations & Hours

Adjacent to the Atlantic City Rescue Mission
2009 Bacharach Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ

Hours at this location:
Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

AtlantiCare Health Plex
1401 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 2600
Atlantic City, NJ

Hours at this location:
Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm
Friday 8am-5pm

Covenant House
929 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ

Hours at this location:
by appointment only

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What is Mission Healthcare?

  • Staffed with highly qualified, caring professionals
  • Quality care provided regardless of insurance coverage or ability to pay
  • AtlantiCare Mission Health Care is an FTCA Deemed facility.

mhc-prescriptionSeven percent of the residents in Atlantic County are homeless (no permanent address), and more than 60 percent of these people have no form of healthcare.

Homeless individuals on average have not seen a medical professional in 7-10 years, and more than 40 percent have 6-8 conditions needing medical attention. Based on these startling statistics, and in accordance with our vision to build healthy communities, AtlantiCare opened Mission HealthCare in 2003 to provide primary healthcare to the homeless population in Atlantic County.

We treat all patients, regardless of their insurance coverage or ability to pay. Now, in addition to primary care, the Mission HealthCare program offers

  • substance abuse management and detox;
  • mental health services;
  • care for diabetes, asthma and cardiovascular disease;
  • case management;
  • transportation to medical services;
  • referrals for specialty care; and
  • prescription assistance.

AtlantiCare’s Mission HealthCare program is primarily located in Atlantic City’s Rescue Mission, the largest homeless shelter in the southern New Jersey region. Our patients include residents of the Mission and also many other uninsured individuals who do not have permanent homes.

Not only does Mission HealthCare provide much needed medical care to an underserved population, it also helps ease the burden on local emergency departments, which is where many of these patients end up when their conditions are not managed. Mission HealthCare is pleased to reach out to the homeless community in many ways, including visits to Sister Jean’s Kitchen and local jails. We also host an annual barbecue and vigil for the homeless.

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Who is on the healthcare team?

mission-patientThe Mission HealthCare team is a group of highly qualified and extremely caring medical providers, including

  • mental health specialists
  • a certified alcohol and drug counselor and
  • case mangers/social workers

The care team works together to meet each patient’s unique needs.

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Consumer Advisory Board

Mission HealthCare is pleased to have an advisory board made up of current and past patients, community members, and representatives from local social service agencies. This group meets monthly to advise the Mission HealthCare staff about issues related to the homeless population, provide recommendations for program improvement, and to refer potential patients.

AtlantiCare Mission HealthCare is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). FQHCs include all organizations receiving grants under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act. FQHCs qualify for enhanced reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid, as well as other benefi ts. FQHCs must serve an underserved area or population, offer a sliding fee scale, provide comprehensive services, have an ongoing quality assurance program, and have a governing board of directors.

To refer a patient to AtlantiCare Mission HealthCare, please call 609-344-5714. Patients may also walk in without an appointment.

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AtlantiCare Primary Care Plus

Are you trying to find a doctor or primary care physicians in southeastern New Jersey?

At AtlantiCare, our Primary Care Plus offers a wide range of physician options for a variety of personal preferences and needs. So you can pinpoint your ideal physician based on they’re area of interest, what language(s) they speak, where they’re located, their gender, what insurances they accept, and more. about AtlantiCare Primary Care Plus

Annette's Story

In March of this year, Annette Thomas almost died. Her health was slowly deteriorating, but she didn’t realize it.

Annette didn’t have a regular primary care provider, so at the request of her daughter, she made an appointment with an AtlantiCare Primary Care Plus provider. And she’s glad she did. Her Advanced Practice Nurse (APN), Terri Rodino, discovered that Annette’s blood pressure was dangerously high. Terri immediately sent her to the emergency department at AtlantiCare, where they determined Annette had blockages in the left and right sides of her heart. Quite the dramatic turn of events—Annette would ultimately require two stents.

Months later, she feels like a new person. She’s healthy once again, and spends her days without any of the symptoms that plagued her before her emergency. No more shortness of breath, headaches or fatigue. She can keep up with her grandkids and their busy schedules—all thanks to the coordinated services of AtlantiCare. Annette continues to see Terri for routine care, as well as her cardiologist for follow-up care. She’s even started referring her friends to AtlantiCare.

Annette feels indebted to Terri for the support she provided. “It’s like a miracle happened,” she recalls warmly. “Terri saved my life.”

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Diabetes Community
Groups

Atlantic City | EHT | Pomona

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Breast Cancer Support
Groups

2nd Thursday of each month
AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute

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Stroke Support Groups
First Wednesday of each month

 

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