Press Release

For Immediate Release
Apr 16, 2010
Contact : Elizabeth Dobis  

Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations to hold 19th Annual Healthcare Perspectives Luncheon on May 7

Central New Jersey’s premier corporate networking event provides occasion for health care and business communities to meet in an educational forum.  

Neptune, NJ - Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations will host the 2010 Healthcare Perspectives Luncheon on Friday, May 7, at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event benefits Meridian’s not-for-profit hospitals and community health programs in Monmouth and Ocean counties.

Annette Catino, President and CEO of QualCare, Inc., chairs this educational forum for hundreds of local business leaders to learn about health care issues that have an impact on their companies and communities.

This year’s keynote address is titled, Wellne$$ in the Workplace: How Wellness can Increase Your Bottom Line, and will be presented by members of Qualcare, Inc. senior leadership including, Sharon Seitzman, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Maureen Bueno, R.N., PhD., vice president of Care Management and Medical Informatics, and Allison Hoffmann, vice president of National and Large Group Accounts. These experts are currently working with companies of all sizes to implement crucial strategies that will improve each organization’s growth and prosperity.

Please call the Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations at 732-751-5112 for ticket information or to secure a sponsorship opportunity.

Meridian Health is a family of not-for-profit health care organizations comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean County Hospital in Manahawkin, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and occupational health centers located throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties.

Meridian is the area’s leading health care provider, offers the region’s only trauma center and heart surgery program, the region’s first children’s hospital, and in 2008 provided over $30 million in uncompensated charity health care, and over $85 million in community benefit initiatives for Monmouth and Ocean counties.