July 2, 2020 – Newton, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Newton Medical Center today announced that the hospital was recognized with a 2020 WE SEE YOU CARE Award presented by Advanced ICU Care, the nation’s leading independent provider. The accolade, now in its fifth year, highlights exemplary collaboration between the hospital’s team and Advanced ICU Care’s care team to support the treatment of the hospital’s most critically ill patient population. Newton Medical Center was selected among nominees from nearly 100 Advanced ICU Care partner hospitals and their employees across the United States.
“Newton Medical Center is honored to be recognized by Advanced ICU Care for our collaborative partnership highlighted by two incredible patient stories that utilized the around-the-clock care and extra layer of support needed for our most critically ill patients,” said Paul Owens, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Newton Medical Center. “To receive this year’s WE SEE YOU CARE award is an acknowledgement of our team’s exceptional use of acute care telemedicine as well as our commitment to enhancing overall patient care.”
Newton Medical Center was recently recognized in a virtual ceremony and was honored with a donation in its name to the Newton Medical Center Foundation. Established in 2016, the WE SEE YOU CARE Award honors Advanced ICU Care telemedicine partners for their efforts in caring for patients, collaborating across geography and leveraging technology-enabled care services to make a profound difference with respect to quality, safety and access within their hospitals for the surrounding community.
“Advanced ICU Care is committed to delivering innovative patient-centered care through our telemedicine model with partner hospitals,” said Lou Silverman, Chairman and CEO of Advanced ICU Care. “Newton Medical Center truly exemplifies what a collaborative critical care partnership looks like making them a deserving honoree of this year’s WE SEE YOU CARE award. We look forward to their continued success that not only benefits patients, but serves families, care teams and hospitals together.”
The 2020 WE SEE YOU CARE Awards honored 14 recipients for their individual, team and facility-wide dedication to delivering, in collaboration with Advanced ICU Care, the best of critical care to the patients they serve.
About Advanced ICU Care
Advanced ICU Care treats more ICU patients and saves more lives than any other independent tele-ICU provider in the nation. Our clinical response platform leverages U.S. board-certified clinicians, nine technology-enabled care centers, and sophisticated connectivity and diagnostic technology to deliver 24 x 7 x 365 clinical expertise and proven clinical results to patients in nearly 100 hospitals nationwide. Serving a large and growing cohort of ICU patients, families, providers, hospitals and hospital systems since 2006, and adding in-patient telemetry monitoring services in 2016, the Advanced ICU Care team is proud to serve as a leader in telemedicine and honored to partner with our clients in defining and delivering the best of acute care to the patients we serve together. Learn more about our story >
About Atlantic Health System
Atlantic Health System has a long-standing tradition of providing exceptional patient outcomes and experiences. Home to seven award-winning hospitals including Morristown Medical Center, the number one hospital in NJ according to U.S. News & World Report, Castle Connolly and Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals, the system has been ranked first in New Jersey in consumer preference by Monigle and first among health systems in New Jersey as a “best workplace” by both Modern Healthcare and Fortune Magazine.
Many of the system’s programs have received national accolades and designations, including Morristown Medical Center’s Cardiology and Heart Surgery program ranked among the top 30 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report; Morristown Medical Center’s Orthopedics program ranked among the top 35 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and Atlantic Health System’s Cancer Care program, New Jersey’s first and only National Cancer Institute National Community Oncology Research Program. Additionally, Atlantic Health System Neuroscience at Overlook Medical Center, working with Atlantic Mobile Health, was the first in the nation to deploy and use portable Telestroke technology in ambulances for routine pre-hospital assessment of stroke patients.
Powered by a passionate 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 provides care for the full continuum of health needs across a wide array of settings, including Atlantic Medical Group, one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey with more than 1,000 physicians and providers, 12 urgent care centers, Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, Atlantic Visiting Nurse and Atlantic Anywhere’s Virtual Visits. Facilitating connections between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.
With a clear sense of purpose and an unparalleled culture, Atlantic Health System attracts top leaders in the field of health care, from CEO Brian Gragnolati, who was Chairman of the American Hospital Association in 2019, to the numerous team members who serve as leaders across national clinical associations and research entities.