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Maria Margiotta
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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
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For Immediate Release

World AIDS Day Observed at Englewood Hospital

Pictured left to right:  Englewood Hospital staff members June Hans, whose twin brother died of AIDS in 1992, Phyllis Brown, Rachel Dube, Ines Serna, and Lori Villa. (Photo courtesy of Englewood Hospital.)

Englewood, NJ, December 12, 2011 – In observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, a section of the national AIDS Memorial Quilt was displayed at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center to commemorate those individuals who have died and to raise awareness and show support for people living with HIV.  The portion of the quilt displayed at Englewood Hospital was Block 5328 and included numerous patchwork panels with powerful images and stories created by family members of those who died of AIDS.   The AIDS Memorial Quilt is maintained by the Names Project and includes a total of 45,000 panels from around the world.

 
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.