Kennedy News
Kennedy Health System Achieves Mentor Status in Partnership for Patients – New Jersey

The New Jersey Hospital Association has announced that the Kennedy University Hospital achieved Mentor Status for its work in the Partnership for Patients – New Jersey initiative. Mentor status means that Kennedy received the highest score in one or more of the healthcare-acquired conditions being measured by Partnership for Patients – New Jersey.


Kennedy Named One of Country’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

Kennedy University Hospital – with locations in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, NJ -- has been named to the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list, which was released to the public on Tuesday, July 15th. Kennedy is included on three of the report’s 2014-2015 regional lists for Best Hospitals in the Country:


Kennedy University Hospital in Stratford Remains Fully Accessible During Lindenwold Bridge Closing

Kennedy University Hospital in Stratford, NJ, remains fully accessible for patients, visitors and emergency vehicles while structural repairs are made to the the White Horse Road Bridge over the PATCO tracks in Lindenwold, which is closed to traffic indefinitely.


Kennedy Health System AVP of Patient Experience Cheri Clancy Writes Book on “Effective Communications in Healthcare”

Cheri Clancy, MSN, MS, RN, NE-BC, Assistant Vice President of the Patient Experience at the Kennedy Health System in southern New Jersey has written a book about effective communications in healthcare, Critical Conversations in Healthcare: Scripts & Techniques for Effective Interprofessional & Patient Communication,  published by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).



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Docs in the News
Dr. Loretta Mueller Particpating in Holistic Headache Management Symposium

Loretta Mueller, DO, from The Headache Center at Kennedy Health Alliance will speak at the Holistic Headache Management Symposium on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.


Dr. Thomas Newmark Featured Speaker at Annual Internation Society of Sports Psychiatry Meeting

Thomas Newmark, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry at Rowan SOM presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry.  Dr. Newmark, President of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry, spoke on the "Psychiatric Aspects of Infamous Sports Scandals" in New York City on March 4, 2014.


Dr. Charles Dietzek on Local News Segment About Varicose Veins

Charles L. Dietzek, DO, FACOS of the Vein and Vascular Institute in Voorhees, NJ was featured in a health segment about varicose veins on local news station 6abc.


Dr. John Taras Recognized at 2014 AAOS Annual Meeting

John Taras MD was awarded the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Achievement at the 2014 AAOS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.




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Featured Classes & Events
Kennedy Health System offers a variety of health education and wellness programs designed for you and your family. Classes are offered year-round in convenient locations in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties.

Registration is necessary for all classes and special events.

Gentle Yoga-Cherry Hill, Session III - 07/15/2014
Learn the basic techniques for this meditation practice-breathing, stretching, and relaxing. Remember to wear loose, comfortable clothes. Please bring a yoga/sticky mat for floor work, and your water bottle.

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Dinner Club-Stratford - 07/24/2014
Enjoy early dining from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for just $5 per person! Includes entree, vegetable, small soup and small salad, a slice of cake or pie, and a fountain beverage (no bottles).

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 07/25/2014
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 07/28/2014
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Key Phone Numbers

Hospitals

Kennedy Univ. Hospital - Cherry Hill
856-488-6500
  
Kennedy Univ. Hospital - Stratford
856-346-6000
  
Kennedy Univ. Hospital - Wash. Twp.
856-582-2500
  

Key Services

Crisis Services at Cherry Hill
1-800-528-3425
  
Kennedy Cancer Center
856-582-3008
  
Outpatient Medical Imaging - Wash. Twp
856-582-2736 prompt #3
  
Outpatient Medical Imaging - Cherry Hill
856-582-2736 prompt #3
  
Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Education - Somerdale
1-866-224-0264
  
Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Education - Wash. Twp.
1-866-224-0264
  
Behavioral Health at Cherry Hill
1-800-528-3425
  
Behavioral Health at Wash. Twp
1-800-528-3425
  
Dialysis Center at Voorhees
856-566-5460
  
Dialysis Center at Wash. Twp.
856-218-4990
  
The Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Kennedy
1-866-547-4325
  
Family Health Services at Somerdale
856-309-7700
  
Family Health Services at Washington Township
856-218-2312
  
Balance Center at Kennedy - Stratford
1-866-943-4567
  
Balance Center at Kennedy - Wash. Twp
1-866-943-4567
  
Sleep Center at Stratford
800-580-6364
  
Sleep Center at Washington Township
800-580-6364
  
Kennedy Health Care Center
856-218-2150
  
Home Health Care
856-566-2000
  
Health & Wellness Center - Healthtrax Fitness Center
856-582-2180
  


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