For Immediate Release: July 28, 2014
Members of the Ladies Invitational Bluefish Tournament (LIBT) presented a $30,000 check to representatives of the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner, July 21 at the Cancer Care Institute, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. The presentation of the proceeds of the group's annual tournament will benefit AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center's Mammography and Diagnostic Assistance Fund. The tournament took place June 14, 2014 with weigh-in stations at Trump Marina, Atlantic City, NJ; Seaview Harbor, Longport, NJ; and Utsch's Marina, Cape May, NJ.
"We thank the members of the Ladies Invitational Bluefish Tournament for their continued dedication to creating awareness about the importance of mammograms in detecting breast cancer early," said Lauren Ochs, assistant vice president, Oncology and Women's and Children's Services, AtlantiCare. "These women, and all who support the LIBT, are making a difference by helping those who are uninsured and underinsured access screening mammograms."
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.