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Atlantic Health System Honored for Use of Technology in Care Delivery

September 19, 2019

Morristown, NJ – Adding to its reputation of clinical excellence, Atlantic Health System today received recognition for its use of innovation and technology in care delivery, when it was named to CHIME Healthcare’s Most Wired list for 2019. As a level 7 organization, Atlantic Health System was recognized for generating “meaningful clinical and efficient outcomes” and for embracing advanced technologies that expand access to care, such as telehealth.

“Atlantic Health System is committed to building healthier communities, and increasingly in health care, that building is done using the digital bricks and mortar provided by technological innovation,” said Debbie Cancilla, VP, Chief Information Officer, Atlantic Health System. “Through our embrace of the latest advancements in technology including our state-of-the-art electronic medical record, our team members are able to provide the highest quality care to the communities we serve.”

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is a global organization serving information executives from across the health care continuum. This is the second year they have conducted the survey and their endorsement proves that Atlantic Health System is on the right track when it comes to embracing innovation and technology in health care.

CHIME Healthcare named Atlantic Health System a Level 7 organization, receiving Special Recognition. CHIME will further recognize Atlantic Health System at its CHIME19 Fall CIO Forum and in the November issue of Most Wired, Modern Healthcare Special Edition magazine.

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of 17,000 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The system offers 400 sites of care, including six hospitals: 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.

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. This network includes 1,000 physicians and providers comprising one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey - Atlantic Medical Group, as well as members of the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners, which work to enhance patient care delivery.

Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health needs, including 12 urgent care centersAtlantic 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.

Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of seven regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability, and is a founding member of the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system expanding access to groundbreaking research across seven health systems in New Jersey.

Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and is home to the regional campus of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets.