Event to Include Screening, Discussion of Health Care Documentary
June 2016, Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading non-profit health care delivery system in New Jersey, will hold its Annual Public Meeting Thursday, July 28, at the Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater at Morristown Medical Center, 100 Madison Avenue in Morristown, New Jersey.
The meeting, free of charge and open to the public, will begin at 5:00pm and will offer an opportunity to hear from and interact with Atlantic Health System leadership, and learn more about the operation of the organization, including Morristown, Overlook, Newton, Chilton and Hackettstown medical centers and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, and how the organization is working within the communities it serves. There will be an opportunity for the public to ask questions.
Following the presentation, from 6:00 to 7:30pm, Atlantic Health System will offer a free screening and discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary “Being Mortal.” Based on the best-selling book by Dr. Atul Gawande, this film explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with doctors, nurses and family members who care for them. Staff will be available to answer questions about home care, hospice, advanced directives and palliative care.
Seating is limited. Registration is preferred but not required. Please arrive 10 minutes early to register or sign-in. Parking is free. For further information and to register, call 1-800-247-9580.
This Notice is provided as required under New Jersey Public Law 2008, c.59,on behalf of Atlantic Health System.
About Atlantic Health System
Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, is a leading non-profit health care delivery system in New Jersey. Our network includes Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ; Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ; Newton Medical Center in Newton, NJ; Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, NJ; Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, NJ; and Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, as well as Atlantic Rehabilitation, and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. It also includes its subsidiary, Atlantic Ambulance Corporation. Atlantic Health System comprises 1,747 licensed beds, more than 14,000 employees and more than 4,000 physicians. Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University; is part of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and is a member of AllSpire Health Partners.