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For Immediate Release: August 30, 2016

AtlantiCare Neurosciences Institute,
Jefferson Neuroscience Network
Neurosciences Conference and
Stroke Summit to feature regional experts

The AtlantiCare Neurosciences Institute and the Jefferson Neurosciences Network will host their sixth annual Regional Neurosciences Conference and State of the Art Stroke Summit September 8 and 9 at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Designed especially for physicians, nurses, allied health providers, pharmacists, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, case managers, radiology technologists and first responders, the summit will feature experts from AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center; Jefferson Neurosurgical Associates at AtlantiCare; the Rothman Institute at AtlantiCare; Geisinger Health System; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Sidney Kimmel Medical School; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Newborn and Pediatric Care at AtlantiCare; and Temple University's Lewis Katz School of Medicine. They'll discuss advances, new technologies and issues in comprehensive stroke and neurological and neurosurgical care. Experts will discuss topics ranging from neuro oncology, stroke neurology, spine, endovascular neurosurgery, tele-neurology, neurological critical care, and pediatric neurology. A neuro critical care advanced nurse practitioner who endured a life-threatening neurological condition prior to working in the field will be among the presenters. More than 300 people are expected to attend.

About the AtlantiCare Neurosciences Institute
AtlantiCare's Neurosciences Institute is based at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Atlantic City Campus. The team uses the most advanced technology to diagnose and treat stroke and stroke-like syndromes and other neurological disorders of the brain and spine 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services has designated ARMC City Campus, Atlantic City, a comprehensive stroke center, and ARMC Mainland Campus, Pomona, a primary stroke center. AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. ARMC's stroke care team uses leading-edge clinical protocols to detect and treat stroke and other neuroscience disorders, and has access to the latest clinical trials.

About the Jefferson Neuroscience Network
The AtlantiCare Neurosciences Institute at ARMC is a member of the Jefferson Neuroscience Network. Through this collaboration, Jefferson and ARMC provide some of the most sophisticated care and expertise available to patients with time-sensitive neurovascular diseases. The Jefferson Neuroscience Network is comprised of 36 hospitals in the Philadelphia region including New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

For more information or to register, visit http://www.atlanticare.org/stroke. To find an AtlantiCare physician or provider, call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000, visit www.atlanticare.org or find AtlantiCare on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atlanticare.

Media Contacts:
Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446, jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org 
Betsy Woerner, (O) 609-748-7539, (C) 609-385-6361, betsy.woerner@atlanticare.org

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AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health System, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,400 employees and more than 700 physicians serve the community in nearly 70 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.

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