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Chilton Medical Center Announces New President

February 20, 2016

February 2016, Pompton Plains, NJ – Stephanie Bloom, FACHE, MA, has been appointed president of Chilton Medical Center, and vice president, Atlantic Health System. Chilton Medical Center, located in Pompton Plains, is a member of Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey. It includes Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ; Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ; Newton Medical Center in Newton, NJ; and Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, as well as Atlantic Rehabilitation, and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice.

Stephanie Bloom brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, specifically in community hospital operations and management, to her role at Chilton Medical Center. She recently served as president and CEO of Community Medical Center, a 592-bed hospital within Barnabas Health System, located in Toms River, NJ. During her tenure, Stephanie developed and implemented a strategic vision for the hospital that was based on the elevation of clinical services, including the implementation of an interventional and cardiac program, a neuroscience institute and the enhancement of oncology services.

“We are very pleased to have a hospital executive of Stephanie’s stature and experience at the helm of Chilton Medical Center,” said Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO, Atlantic Health System.  “Stephanie is a strong leader and patient champion who will help Chilton Medical Center further elevate its scope and breadth of high quality services to the communities it serves, while expanding access to Atlantic Health System’s Trusted Network of Caring. In the short time I have gotten to know her and time spent walking around Chilton with her, I am encouraged by Stephanie's passion for and connection to our staff, patients and community.”

Bloom also served as chief operating officer and senior vice president of Southern Ocean County Hospital, a 142-bed community hospital in Manahawkin, where she led an initiative to implement a carotid stenting program through a collaboration of vascular surgeons, radiologists and cardiologists. In addition, Bloom has held various leadership roles at Holy Redeemer Health System in Pennsylvania and Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Maryland.

“The opportunity to lead Chilton Medical Center is a wonderful privilege,” said Bloom. “Our hospital has a rich tradition of delivering quality and compassionate care. Our management team is experienced, our caregivers and physicians are skilled and our affiliation with Atlantic Health System brings unprecedented access to world-class care directly to our community. All of these factors give me confidence that our future is bright and that our continued success will only benefit the families who rely on us for hope and healing.”Bloom received a master’s degree in health services administration from The George Washington University, completed an administrative residency at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

About Chilton Medical Center

Chilton Medical Center, located in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, is an award-winning community hospital providing innovative, personalized patient care to people of all ages in a compassionate and healing environment.  It is recognized by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and is the first hospital in New Jersey to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Chilton Medical Center is also designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. According to data collected from Press Ganey, Ltd, through September 2015, the Emergency Department at Chilton Medical Center performs better than 99 percent of hospitals in NJ for overall patient satisfaction and wait times.   Chilton Medical Center has received the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award, as well as the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. Chilton Medical Center is part of Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey. Atlantic Health System is creating a Trusted Network of Caring™.  Our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters our system will receive the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost.

Learn more about our Trusted Network of Caring™ at Chilton Medical Center >