For Immediate Release: June 5, 2013
Who: AtlantiCare representatives
What: Will present automated external defibrillator to Noyes Museum of Art,
Where: Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville,
Galloway, Township, NJ, 08231
When: Friday, June 7, 6:30 p.m.
Details: Representatives of the Heart Institute at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC), Pomona, New Jersey, will present an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton College through the ARMC Heart Heroes Matching Funds Program. Lewis Leitner, PhD, president, Board of Directors, Noyes, will accept the award from Howard Levite, MD, medical director, the Heart Institute, and other AtlantiCare representatives during the museum’s Summer Season Opening Reception.
The ARMC Heart Heroes is a volunteer group that raises funds for the Heart Institute at ARMC through the AtlantiCare Foundation to place AEDs in the community. The Heart Heroes fund a portion of the AED and community groups and/or organizations provide the remaining funds. The presentation will be the 98 AtlantiCare has made through the Matching Funds Program and through full donations since 2002. AEDs can restore a normal heart rhythm in victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Audible and/or visual prompts guide the user through the process.
AtlantiCare 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 5,461 employees and 600 physicians serve the community in more than 60 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.
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