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Atlantic Health System and Coordinated Health Partner on Phillipsburg Ambulatory Surgery Center

October 22, 2018

New Facility to Address Needs of the Community – Providing High Quality, Cost Effective Health Care Services in Western New Jersey

October 22, 2018, Phillipsburg, NJ – Coordinated Health, a Pennsylvania-based health system, and Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to partner on an ambulatory surgery center (ASC), enhancing access to surgical care for New Jersey residents living near the Pennsylvania border.

The joint venture facility, located at 212 Red School Lane in Lopatcong Township is expected to open in November. Under their agreement, the two organizations look to partner on future collaborative ventures.

“We are pleased to partner with Coordinated Health as we continue to seek new ways to fulfill our mission of delivering high quality, innovative and personalized health care, to build healthier communities in Western New Jersey,” said Amy Perry, CEO Hospital Division, Senior Vice President, Integrated Care Delivery, Atlantic Health System. “This partnership is another example of how we are increasing access for our patients to our system and the health care services they need and deserve in their community.”

Often patients who are diagnosed in the greater Phillipsburg area are sent to Pennsylvania for treatment and/or surgery. The facility will enable patients in the region to receive care, close to home, in an outpatient, ambulatory care setting while providing the same or higher quality of care at lower costs.

“Atlantic Health System is an innovator in healthcare and an ideal partner to collaborate with on new ventures,” said Dr. Emil DiIorio, CH Chief Executive Officer. “This ASC will serve as a model for value-based care, which is a focus that both of our organizations share.”

Coordinated Health will manage the day-to-day operations of the surgical center, which will offer outpatient surgery in Dentistry, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, Urology and more. The ASC will be located next to an existing Coordinated Health Phillipsburg medical office building at 222 Red School Lane, which opened in 2015 and offers a variety of outpatient services.

“Warren County patients can now stay close to home to receive high-quality surgical care,” said Amy Nyberg, CH President and Chief Operating Officer. “Through this joint venture with Atlantic Health System, we are providing Warren County with the higher quality, lower cost care they deserve.”

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, N.J., is an integrated health care delivery system powered by a workforce of more than 16,500 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities. The system serves a population of 5 million, with more than 400 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital.

Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs including 11 urgent care centers, Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.

In addition to the employed workforce, Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network represents more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ. Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of 6 regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of both the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand access to groundbreaking research across 6 health systems in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and AllSpire Health Partners, a consortium of 5 leading health care organizations dedicated to serving patients, families and communities in New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

About Coordinated Health

Coordinated Health (CH) is an integrated healthcare network with locations throughout eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. The company employs more than 1,400 highly skilled personnel across 18 multi-specialty medical campuses, including two hospitals, two ambulatory surgical centers, six walk-in care centers and an inpatient rehabilitation suite.

An established leader in orthopedics and sports medicine, Coordinated Health consistently earns top ratings for high quality outcomes in patient care, including recognition from Healthgrades in Patient Safety Excellence, Outstanding Patient Experience and five-star surgical care. The network also extends into a number of integrated specialties, including Primary Care, Women’s Health, General Surgery, Bariatrics, Urology, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Imaging, and award-winning Rehabilitation care.

Coordinated Health addresses today’s major healthcare industry challenges through process innovation and value-based solutions that are simple, accessible and deliver the highest quality patient outcomes – all at a lower cost. By collaborating with strategic partners and establishing key alliances, Coordinated Health deploys end-to-end care delivery platforms.