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2011 Press Releases

Media Relations Contact:

Maria Margiotta
Director, Marketing and Communications
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
(201) 894-3524

For Immediate Release

Holiday Visit from Santa and Marines Kicks Off Toys for
Tots Drive at Englewood Hospital

Pictured left to right: Douglas Duchak, President and CEO of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center; Joe Johnson, Junior Vice Commandant, Gooney Bird Detachment; Santa Claus; Al Frater, Commandant, Gooney Bird Detachment; and John Nicolai, Judge Advocate, Gooney Bird Detachment. (Photo courtesy of Englewood Hospital.)

Englewood, NJ, December 12, 2011 –  Patients, visitors and staff at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center were delighted to welcome Santa and members of the Gooney Bird Detachment of the Marine Corps League. Together, they kicked off the annual Toys for Tots drive at the Medical Center.  Patients and staff members generously donate toys each year to help spread holiday cheer to children in the hospital’s pediatric clinic and pediatric inpatient and outpatient departments as well as to local family organizations in need.

About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous awards and accreditations from the Joint Commission, J.D. Power and Associates, HealthGrades, and other organizations.  Englewood Hospital is among the six percent of hospitals nationwide honored by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with the prestigious Magnet™ status, the highest recognition for nursing excellence - a distinction earned three consecutive times by our nursing staff.