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Englewood Hospital Observes The Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s GHHS Solidarity Day

(Pictured)  Myron Rosner, Esq., Secretary, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation; Norman Seiden, Vice President, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation; Douglas A. Duchak, President and CEO, Englewood Hospital; and Dr. Julie Taw, Englewood Hospital, show off their “Gold Humanism Honor Society - Humanism in Medicine” wristbands.

Englewood, NJ (February 28, 2012) Englewood Hospital and Medical Center joined medical schools and other hospitals throughout the country to observe the 2nd annual Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care on February 14, 2012.  GHHS Solidarity Day is an initiative of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and demonstrates support and a commitment to compassionate, patient-centered care. Englewood Hospital celebrated by offering patients, visitors, and staff members educational information, customized wristbands, and an opportunity to speak with medical staff about the compassionate patient care offered at the Medical Center.

GHHS recognizes individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and includes 85 medical school chapters and more than 13,000 members.  The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of health and patient care by enhancing the doctor-patient relationship. Its work encourages the development of physicians who combine high tech, cutting edge medical science with the high touch skills of communication, empathy, and compassion.

 
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 accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.