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Health Care Round Up
Health care news in our region.

by Staff

Cooper University Health Care was recently recognized as a Surgical Quality Partner by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), highlighting the institution's unwavering commitment to delivering the highest standards of surgical care across various specialties.

With funding from the Jefferson Health Foundation of New Jersey, Jefferson Health recently awarded five employees more than $225,000 in grants through the health care system’s annual “Giving Tank.” The top winner received $100,000 for a design in anoscopy equipment and training, providing at-risk patients with more options for cancer screenings.

On Feb. 22, Virtua Health announced that three of its hospitals—Virtua Marlton, Virtua Mount Holly, and Virtua Voorhees—have earned their recertification with Magnet recognition, nursing’s highest designation in excellence. Fewer than 10% of nationwide hospitals receive the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s prestigious designation.

Inspira Health recently announced that Inspira Medical Center Vineland’s Medical Intensive Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit and Inspira Medical Center Elmer’s Intensive Care Unit have earned The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ silver-level Beacon Awards for Excellence.

AtlantiCare hosted a Jan. 18 grand opening for the system’s first dental practice as part of its Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) program at the AtlantiCare Medical Arts Pavilion in Atlantic City.