Kennedy News
Winter Weather Class Cancellations
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Due to inclement weather the following Kennedy sponsored classes and events have been cancelled:
Two Kennedy Nurses Honored by NJ March of Dimes
Thursday, January 20, 2011


Two Kennedy University Hospital/Washington Township nurses – Vicki O’Donnell, RN, PCCN, and Colleen Ratcliffe, RN – were among the outstanding nurses honored at the recent March of Dimes New Jersey Nurse of the Year Awards.

O’Donnell received the “Case Management/ Patient Advocate” award, and Ratcliffe received the “General Adult Care” award at the December Gala event. Both nurses work at the Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at Kennedy University Hospital in Washington Township, NJ.

Ms. O’Donnell is a 7-year Kennedy associate and serves as the Co-Chair of Kennedy’s Safe Patient Handling Committee. A resident of Williamstown, NJ, she has taken a leadership role in the establishment of the hospital’s Alternative Education Library, which provides CDs with educational information for patients with reading, and/or vision disabilities.

Kennedy Names Two New Board Members
Tuesday, January 04, 2011
Kennedy Health System welcomes two new board members, Wanda P. Hardy and Ronald Caputo.
A Night at the Kennedy Oscars - Annual Gala
Wednesday, December 22, 2010


The annual Gala, the major fundraising event for the Kennedy Health System, is once again upon us.  The 2011 A Night at the Kennedy Oscars Gala is being held on February 26, 2011 at the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Downtown Philadelphia.  Through the years, Kennedy’s annual fundraising Gala has brought in proceeds totaling more than two million dollars.  It is this additional Gala revenue that has allowed the Kennedy Health System to grow and advance its patient care and treatment missions.  Funds raised at the 2011 Gala will benefit the Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Programs at Kennedy. 

Kennedy University Hospital – Cherry Hill Receives Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
Tuesday, December 14, 2010


Kennedy University Hospital in Cherry Hill, NJ, has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award.  The award recognizes Kennedy’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.


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