Research clearly demonstrates a strong correlation between healthy children and positive academic performance levels. AtlantiCare's Healthy Schools, Healthy Children program partners with local schools to help ensure a healthier future for students with fitness, nutrition and wellness programming.
In support of AtlantiCare’s vision to build healthy communities, Growing Green AtlantiCare addresses root causes of chronic disease by increasing consumption of healthy foods through the creation of access points for fresh, local produce.
AtlantiCare's Healing Arts program is a unique initiative, designed to showcase original artwork. Research has shown that the arts can reduce stress during waiting, reduce patient anxiety, improve the working environment for healthcare providers and enhance the patient-visitor experience. Art can even reduce pain.
The AtlantiCare Heart Heroes is an AtlantiCare Foundation-funded program that places automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the community on behalf of the Heart Institute at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.
AtlantiCare's Health Engagement program offers employee-and community-based educational programs supporting population health initiatives centered on disease prevention, prolonging life and the promoting healthy lifestyles.
The AtlantiCare Young Professionals group provides a unique networking opportunity for young professionals and entrepreneurs designed to support personal leadership growth and create peer connections to allow for members to meet and learn from established local leaders, help identify and address needs in our community.
Seven 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. AtlantiCare Mission HealthCare works with underinsured and uninsured homeless population to manage health issues, as well as prevent, diagnose and/or treat illnesses early to avoid need for emergency services, and provides outpatient detoxification for drug and alcohol addictions.