Virtua News

Virtua Performs 1,000th TAVR—State-of-the-Art Heart-Valve Replacement

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital has reached an important milestone: the hospital's renowned heart team recently performed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). This minimally invasive procedure improves quality of life for patients with a damaged aortic valve. Read the ROI-NJ story

In the News

Experts Urge Back-to-School COVID-19 Vaccination
With children returning to classrooms, Virtua doctors are imploring families to get their eligible kids vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. Two of our top physicians discuss the dangers facing children this fall – especially given the much more contagious Delta variant. Read the Trentonian article

Guide to Men’s Health by the Decade 
Many guys rarely see a doctor, but routine exams can help men stay healthy and catch any problems early. Dr. Pradeep Patel, a Virtua primary care physician, is one of several area doctors who offer their best health advice for men at various stages of life. Read this SJ Magazine piece.

Virtua Among ‘Best Places to Work’ in Philly Region
Philadelphia Business Journal has once again named Virtua one of its “Best Places to Work,” based on input from employees across the organization. In this story, Virtua’s chief human resources officer discusses how the organization prioritizes the health and wellness of its staff. Read the Philadelphia Business Journal story.

Virtua also was named one of America's best employers by Forbes. Read more in this Patch story

Virtua President and CEO Named a Trustee of Hospital Association
The American Hospital Association has appointed Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, to its board of trustees. The board is the AHA’s highest policy-making body, and has ultimate responsibility for the association’s governance and management. Read the ROI-NJ story.

Virtua’s Chief HR Officer Honored as a Diversity Leaders in Business 

Rhonda Jordan, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, was among 25 diverse business leaders recognized for their success and philanthropic contributions. Read the Philadelphia Business Journal story.