Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion in Rockaway, New Jersey was recognized with the 2018 New Good Neighbor Award by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association on Tuesday.
The New Good Neighbor Award recognizes the companies, architects, builders and financial entities whose redevelopment projects have benefited their communities and improved New Jersey’s economic landscape.
Since its opening in April 2016, Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion has brought high-quality, accessible medical and imaging services to the Rockaway area. The building is home to a range of diagnostic testing and best-in-class health care services including:
- Breast Screening
- Breast Surgery
- Cardiac Imaging
- Diagnostic Services
- Family Medicine
- General Surgery
- Internal Medicine
- Laboratory Services
- Maternal Fetal Medicine
- Radiology Services
- Sleep Medicine
- Sports Medicine
- Pediatric Orthopedics
- Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Pulmonary Function Tests
- Urology practice
- Vascular Services
- Walk-in Services (no appointment needed)
Upon opening, the pavilion saw only a few hundred patients each month. Now, the facility sees nearly 10,000 patients each month.
In addition to the health and wellness services offered, the Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion has two rooms on the third floor of the facility available for communities to host health education and wellness classes and other community events. In 2017, Atlantic Health System partnered with Qdoba Mexican Eats of Rockaway, Cuts for You, Caring Transitions of Rockaway, Homewood Suites, and Miracle Ear to establish the Rockaway Area Chamber of Commerce to serve the residents of Rockaway Township, Rockaway Borough, Dover, Wharton, and other nearby municipalities. Merkle currently serves as the Chamber’s president.
The pavilion has created 190 jobs for physicians, nurses, medical assistants, and environmental staff.
The facility is located at 333 Mount Hope Avenue, Rockaway.
For more information, visit www.atlantichealth.org/rockaway, or call 973-895-6604.
About Atlantic Health System
Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, N.J., is an integrated health care delivery system powered by a workforce of over 16,000 team members and 4,796 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities. The system is comprised of over 400 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital.
It also includes Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network representing 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ. This network includes more than 900 physicians and providers within the Atlantic Medical Group, as well as members of the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners which work to enhance patient care delivery.
Atlantic Health System also supports communities through Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health. Atlantic Health System is a founding member of AllSpire Health Partners, a consortium of five leading health care organizations from the New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Pennsylvania region.