Business & Finance

Atlantic Health System, MedExpress partner in 11 New Jersey Urgent Care Centers; Collaboration will improve care access and coordination

e140c70dcd6ea6a273ad_b588da81938749a8ab01_images.jpg
e140c70dcd6ea6a273ad_b588da81938749a8ab01_images.jpg

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Atlantic Health System, an integrated health care delivery system, and MedExpress, a neighborhood health care provider, are collaborating to coordinate care between MedExpress’ 11 neighborhood medical centers in northern New Jersey and Atlantic Health System’s extensive clinically integrated network of physicians, hospitals and other care sites.

“Our collaboration with MedExpress is another way we are improving access to affordable care and assuring that our community has convenient services in their neighborhood. By joining together and not engaging in traditional siloed, competitive approaches, we create best practices that improve care and accessibility—ultimately decreasing costs,” said Amy Perry, SVP, Integrated Care Delivery, CEO Hospital Division, Atlantic Health System.

The jointly owned centers will enable MedExpress’ urgent care patients to seek care at an Atlantic Health System facility if additional or more advanced care is needed.  In turn, MedExpress locations can serve as an extension of the services available within Atlantic Health System, as MedExpress neighborhood medical centers offer a broad scope of walk-in urgent care, employer health services, and basic wellness and prevention services.

Sign Up for E-News

This new relationship aims to serve the best interests of patients and the community, and affirms Atlantic Health System’s and MedExpress’ shared commitment to community-based, patient-centered care.  As part of Atlantic Health System’s mission to deliver high-quality, innovative and personalized health care, this partnership is another example of how the system is taking care beyond the walls of its hospitals and into the community. The collaboration also aligns with MedExpress’ mission to enhance quality, increase patient access and convenience, lower costs and create exceptional patient experiences.   

“We are collaborating with Atlantic Health System hospitals and physicians to better serve the community while increasing value for our patients and honoring patient choice,” said Gary Derk, vice president, MedExpress. “Our partnership with Atlantic Health System will help ensure that patients receive the most appropriate care at the right setting at the right time.  Our centers offer walk-in treatment seven days a week, 12 hours a day, for everyday illness and injury as well as more advanced services including X-rays, IVs, labs, minor surgery, stitches and treatment for broken bones, sprains and strains.”

 

Sign up to get all the news as it happens at www.TAPinto.net/enews and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MorristownTAP/ and on Twitter at @MorristownTAP and on Instagram at @tapintomorristown

Download the TAPinto App!   Click here for Android.  Click here for iOS

 

 

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Parsippany

Denville Church Welcomes New Pastor

July 17, 2018

Denville Community Church announces the appointment of Rev. Heather Valosin as its new pastor. She succeeds the Rev. Ed Carll, who retired in June after 38 years of active ministry. In her new role, Pastor Heather will lead the longest-standing church in the Township (est. 1785) and one of the most active Methodist congregations in the Garden State, drawing members from across Morris ...

Girl Scouts and CCM Announce the Launch of New National STEM Badges

Randolph, NJ, July 17, 2018 – The Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey today announced the launch of 30 new national Girl Scout badges exclusively for girls ages 5–18 at County College of Morris (CCM), a nationally designated center of excellence for cybersecurity education.

The badges, which are immediately available, not only enhance the one-of-a-kind Girl Scout ...

Vance Johnson Former NFL Star to Headline Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Presentation on the Opioid Crisis

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is pleased to announce the hosting of “The Opioid Crisis: Engaging the Community” as the second event under New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s “21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project”. The “21/21 Community Policing Project” was implemented in 2018 with the goal of building better ...

Kessler Foundation Seeks Volunteers for Important Breast Cancer Study

Researchers at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ are studying new ways of combating breast cancer-related weakness & fatigue. These symptoms can diminish quality of life & often last long after treatment has ended. If you are a woman aged 40-75, who was diagnosed with breast cancer within the past 10 years*, you may qualify for this important research study.

We are ...

Parsippany BOYS & GIRLS INVITED TO FREE SUMMER ADVENTURE NIGHTS

STANHOPE, NJ – July 5, 2018– Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure Nights at Camp Wheeler or Watchung Day Camp at no cost. Program consists of archery shooting, STEM activities, BB shooting, aquatics, campfire, ...

Take the 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey

How often do you read TAPinto?  Have you downloaded the TAPinto APP?  These are a few of the questions for readers in our 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey.

We want to hear from you!

The survey will take less than five minutes to complete and will help TAPinto better serve you. 

Take the 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey.

Thank you.  We appreciate your support and ...

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

July 16, 2018

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...

To Our Current and Future Representatives

July 17, 2018

To Our Current and Future Representatives - Wherever They May Be:

We can never forget we are a nation of immigrants. 

We cannot fall prey to fear, ignorance and anger when we  have been historically driven by freedom and justice. 

We must have the courage and will to fight hate, bigotry and prejudice. 

We must not wake up to what we hoped was a bad dream and ...

Lisa McCormick comments after Gov. Murphy caves on budget demands

To the Editor,

Gov. Philip D. Murphy bowed to pressure from Democratic lawmakers rather than force a government shutdown over his demand for millionaires tax like the five measures vetoed by former Republican Gov Chris Christie.

At 7:30 pm on June 30, the last day of the fiscal year, Murphy held a news conference with Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and Senate President  ...

Millionaires and Mudslinging

To the Editor,

I was promised that New Jersey Democrats would enact a millionaires tax that extended the one we had when Jon Corzine was governor but I knew they would never have let that lapse if they wanted anything other than a political football.

Gov Chris Christie was sent a bill to veto five times because it made him look bad. 

Assembly Democrats don't really care ...

Concerned Resident Speaks Out

Dear Editor,

As a concerned mother, I feel impelled to speak out on last week’s revelations regarding a prominent Parsippany public figure.

After reading Mr. Tom DeLorenzo’s letter to the editor, I realized how important it is not to remain silent.  I was completely unaware the severity of the content until I had been forwarded some of the actual screenshots from ...