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For Immediate Release: June 1, 2015

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center to hold
opening events for Mainland Campus expansion

Who:             AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus

What:            To hold opening events for Rothman Institute Pavilion

When:           Tuesday, June 2 – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Artists Reception
                     Wednesday, June 3 – 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Staff Reception and Tours
                     Thursday, June 4 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Invited Guests Reception and Ribbon Cutting

Where:         ARMC Mainland Campus, 65 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ, 08240

Details:        AtlantiCare will hold opening events for the Rothman Institute Pavilion, the two-story expansion that is part of a $62.5 million modernization project at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Mainland Campus. The expansion of the hospital will open to the public in mid-June.

Artists Reception – Tuesday, June 2, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
This event will honor the 70 artists from New Jersey and the Philadelphia area whose works are featured in the expansion and or will be featured in the renovated area of the hospital. The 225 pieces of art include two-dimensional and three-dimensional original pieces; oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings; gicleé prints; mixed media art; photography; mosaics; ceramics; fabric art; collages; and sculptures. It includes commissioned original works by eleven artists. Many of the artists will attend to see their works in the expansion.

Staff Reception and Tours - Wednesday, June 3, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
AtlantiCare providers and staff will tour the expansion.

Invited Guests Reception – Thursday, June 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Approximately 250 invited guests will attend a reception and ribbon cutting outside the hospital and tour the expansion. Representatives of the building and design teams will be among the attendees. Agenda will be:

6 p.m. Reception Celebration Begins
6:30 p.m. Remarks

  • David P. Tilton, president & CEO, AtlantiCare
  • Eugene Arnone, chairman, AtlantiCare Health System Board
  • Lori Herndon, executive vice president, AtlantiCare; president & CEO, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
  • Kenneth Steinberg, chairman, AtlantiCare Regional Health Services Board
  • Richard Rothman, MD, PhD, founder, Rothman Institute
  • Juliann Henry, manager of Pastoral Care, ARMC

6:45 p.m. Ribbon Cutting
6:47 p.m. Reception Celebration Continues, Tours Commence
8 p.m. Event concludes

About the ARMC Mainland Modernization Project
Groundbreaking for the $62.5 million project took place February 24, 2014. It will include a more than 35,000 square foot expansion at the Mainland Campus front entrance, upgrades to the existing facility, which opened in 1975, and additional enhancements.

The new two-and-a-half story addition includes:

  • Ground floor
    • Partial basement for mechanical and storage space
  • First floor
    • New reception area, lobby and registration
    • New gift shop
    • Coffee bar
    • Same Day Surgery suite with 10 private patient bays
  • Second Floor
    • Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) with 22 beds
    • New hybrid operating room
    • Two new general cardiothoracic operating rooms

The renovation portion of the Mainland Modernization Project includes:

  • Reconfiguration and expansion of the main visitor parking lot, adding 30 spaces for a total of 250 parking spaces
  • Reconfiguration and expansion of the Center for Childbirth parking lot, adding 162 spaces for a total of 369 parking spaces
  • New exterior sanitary sewer system
  • New exterior site electrical distribution system
  • Main interior electrical substation replacement
  • Replacement of two air handling units
  • Replacement of electrical automatic transfer switches
  • Chiller replacement
  • Mechanical, electrical and cosmetic upgrades to the existing operating rooms
  • Replacement of secondary interior electrical substation

Additional renovation work will continue into 2016.

Building and Design Team

  • Architect - Ewing Cole, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Builder - LF Driscoll, Co., LLC, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
  • Engineers – Dixon Associates Engineering, LLC, Galloway, New Jersey
  • Interior Designers - Francis Cauffman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Landscaping - J. Adamson & Associates Landscaping, Egg Harbor Township
  • Project Management Team – Stantec, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Mount Laurel, New Jersey

About AtlantiCare’s Healing Arts Program
AtlantiCare has made a commitment to integrating the arts into the care environment in all new buildings, in response to surveys that show the arts contribute to the healing process. Today AtlantiCare exhibits more than 1,700 pieces in its collection with more than 90 percent of the art represented by New Jersey-based artisans. To donate, or for more information about the program, visit www.atlanticare.org/healingarts.

Contacts:
Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446, jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org
Betsy Woerner, (O) 609-748-7539, (C) 609-385-6361, betsy.woerner@atlanticare.org

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AtlantiCare is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,221 employees and more than 700 physicians serve the community in nearly 70 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.

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