Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health

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About: Morristown Medical Center, and affiliates Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, and Goryeb Children’s Hospital have been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index as Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality.

Programs Atlantic health has run include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing support groups and educational classes for vulnerable populations – such as people living with HIV and AIDS, and non-English speaking families who are expecting children
  • Revising patient visitation policies to allow for more inclusion and respect for all families and visitors
  • Expanding pastoral and spiritual care for patients of all faith communities
  • Translating “Patient Rights," patient forms and medical records into Spanish and other languages
  • Enhancing interpretation of languages other than English through new technologies
  • Improving meal services to accommodate diverse dietary and nutritional preferences

See also: 

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1. Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center/RWJ Barnabas Health
2. Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health
3. Rutgers NJMS - Transgender Health
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