Fellowship named in honor of longtime volunteer
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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Eight of those leaders were from Galloway.
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center recently recognized more than 100 junior volunteers, and eight team leaders from Galloway, for their help to the medical center over a six-week period this summer, the medical center announced Wednesday, Sept. 19. The celebration was held at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus. Team leaders were recognized for their dedication and service to the medical center and their mentoring of junior volunteers, AtlantiCare representatives said. The Galloway team leaders included: Karina Chavez, Nichelle Cherry, of Galloway; Shreya Joshi, of Galloway; Zak Karaisz, of Galloway; Ashini Patel, of Galloway; Divya Patel, Nick Rombero and Naman Sachdeva. The other team leaders included: Jed Baldomar, of …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Event was held earlier this month.
More than $8,000 was raised on Sunday, Aug. 12 for AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center's fourth annual Pike-a-thon, according to Public Relations Specialist Frank Tedesco of AtlantiCare. The event has raised almost $40,000 since 2009 and all of the monies are used to benefit the hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Center for Childbirth at the hospital system's Mainland Campus, Tedesco said. Approximately 200 people attended this year's event, according to an AtlantiCare press release. “The Pike-a-thon was a wonderful experience. I saw first hand the many caring people who participated in the event to ensure babies in our NICU benefit from their time and generosity,” said Laurie Trongone, clinical director of the ARMC Center for …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Spinal injuries are among the leading cases this summer.
Since Memorial Day, aquatic injuries have more than doubled since last year at this time, and the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Trauma Center is on track to record its largest number of such injuries, the medical center said in a release issued Friday, Aug. 3. According to Monica Titus, MBA, BSN, RN, director of the AtlantiCare Neurosciences Institute and the AtlantiCare Regional Trauma Center, spinal cord injuries are the most common traumatic injuries the center has seen this year, with eight coming during the last week of July alone. According to Kimberly Schunk, RN, BSN, program manager, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Trauma Center, the severity of the injuries range, but some are very serious. Some cases involve paralysis…
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The Palow triplets were delivered at 29 weeks and spent two months in the NICU.
It’s been one year since Israel and Lynsay Palow checked into the hospital under the assumption that doctors would take care of Lynsay’s cramps and send them home, only to stay under her triplets were delivered. Lynsay Palow delivered Jacob, Sofia and Madison at 29 weeks, and they spent just over two months in Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus’ Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU.) On Wednesday, July 30, the Palows returned to AtlantiCare to celebrate the triplets’ first birthday, and that day just 365 days earlier was now a distant memory. “Since they were released, the only problem they’ve had has been acid reflux, which we will take over what could have been,” Israel Palow said. …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The donation comes after the tavern donated one AED to Galloway Police in May.
After an automatic external defibrillator (AED) was used to save his sister’s life following a heart attack in March, the owner of McGettigan’s 19th Hole Tavern requested an AED for his establishment. On Tuesday, July 10, that request was fulfilled. Representatives of the Heart Institute at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center presented McGettigan owners P.J. McGettigan and Anne C. McGettigan with an AED Tuesday morning, the medical center announced. It was P.J. who requested the device after his sister Maureen suffered a heart attack at the tavern in March. He did so through AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Heart Institute’s Heart Heroes’ matching funds program Galloway Police were first on the scene and used an AED to restore Geary’s …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
AtlantiCare donated five AEDs, resulting in a total of 11 for a department that was seeking 10.
On May 23, members of the Galloway Township Police Department and Ambulance Squad were recognized for a pair of rescues they recently made, and spoke about the need for new automated external defibrillators (AEDs). The police department was hoping to raise $12,500 for 10 new AEDs to replace the existing ones in the police vehicles. At that time, the ambulance squad donated $1,250 to the department for the cost of one AED. On Tuesday night, June 26, Police Chief Patrick Moran and Ambulance Squad Chief Chuck Uhl returned to the municipal complex to accept donations from AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center officals and Four Seasons residents. These donations left the police department with 11 AEDs, one more than it needed. “We were aware the …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Nearly 100 students at H. Ashton Marsh Elementary School each received helmets.
Nearly 100 students at an Absecon middle school each recently received a special gift. The fourth grade students at H. Ashton Marsh Elementary School each received a safety helmet during a safety helmet giveaway at the school on June 12, ARMC announced. The giveaway, organized by the Marsh School in collaboration with the Harrah’s Regional Trauma Center at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC) and the Absecon Police and Municipal Alliance, promoted the use of helmets by children while bicycling, skateboarding and participating in other sports that have the potential for head injury, according to ARMC. The safety helmets were provided by the Absecon Municipal Alliance, and representatives of ARMC’s Trauma Center ensured each child’s …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The LPGA's Lisa Ferrero, Catriona Matthew and Jennifer Song visited the Childbirth Center at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center ahead of this weekend's ShopRite Classic.
Carol Toribio and her newborn baby girl, Adrianna Santana, received a welcome surprise from three professional golfers Tuesday afternoon, May 29. Santana, the first baby born at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus' Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth on Tuesday, was welcomed into the world by LPGA golfers Lisa Ferrero, Catriona Matthew and Jennifer Song. "For me, it was a surprise," said Toribio, of Pleasantville. "It was beautiful, very special." Santana is Toribio's second child. Her first, Shirley Toribio, is three years old. The golfers are in town ahead of this weekend's ShopRite LPGA Classic, the 54-hole, $1.5 million purse tournament that bring 94 of the top 100 players in the Rolex Rankings to the Bay Course at …
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Over 1,000 people came out for AtlantiCare's Century Club Gala.
The Revel's first fundraising event brought with it a massive turnout. Almost 1,100 people showed up for the AtlantiCare Foundation's 53rd annual Century Club Gala last Saturday, May 12. As part of the event, Roy Goldberg, of Margate, and Ira Stein, of Northfield, received the Edward R. Knight Award. The award, named for the chairman emeritus of AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC), was established in 1998 to honor those who contribute to building a healthier community. Goldberg, president of Gold Transportation Group, started the Gold Invitational Golf Tournament in 1988. In 2002, as part of the Gold Foundation, he established The Shirley Mae Breast Cancer Assistance Fund in honor of his mother, a breast cancer survivor. During the …