Union, NJ – Union County Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak spoke with nurse educators from the Community Health Department at Overlook Medical Center during an Atlantic Health System stroke screening event at the YMCA in Union.
As part of his initiatives for 2014, Chairman Hudak formed a partnership with Atlantic Health System with the goal of increasing health awareness countywide.The Overlook Medical Center Community Health Department provides people with information to make appropriate health care choices and offers programs, support groups and screenings.
About Overlook Medical Center
Overlook Medical Center, located in Summit, NJ, is part of Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey. Accredited by The Joint Commission, the hospital was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Regional Hospital” for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Pulmonology, and Urology. Overlook Medical Center is verified as a Level IV Epilepsy Center. Atlantic Neuroscience Institute treats more stroke and aneurysm patients than any other hospital in northern New Jersey and a recipient of the Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award, placing its stroke program in the top five percent in the country by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.