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June 25, 2018: Health Care Heroes

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Attendees arrive at The Palace at Somerset Park on June 19 for the 2018 NJBIZ Health Care Heroes awards.
Attendees arrive at The Palace at Somerset Park on June 19 for the 2018 NJBIZ Health Care Heroes awards. - (Photo / )
Attendees arrive at The Palace at Somerset Park on June 19 for the 2018 NJBIZ Health Care Heroes awards. - (Photo / PHOTOS BY AARON HOUSTON) Dr. Serge Dumay of New Bridge Medical Center and Mary Egan of Atlantic Health System pose during breakfast and networking at the morning event. Mark Sparta of Hackensack University Medical Center, Richard Henning of Hackensack Meridian Health and Inor Sawczuk also of Hackensack University Medical Center greet each other at the hospital system’s table prior to the awards presentation. The winners of the 2018 Education Hero – Organization award, a group from Indian Health Camp of New Jersey, gathers in the main room before being presented with their award. The Education Hero award recognizes organizations making a difference in health education in the community or health care industry. Event sponsor representatives cheer finalists and winners on as they present certificates and awards throughout the ceremony. From left, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Executive Vice President Healthcare Management & Transformation Allen Karp; Hackensack Meridian Health Co-CEO Robert Garrett; McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP Partner James Robertson; and CareOneHealth Vice President Michael Pizzano. Dr. James Pruden, director of emergency preparedness at St. Joseph’s Health, is greeted with a handshake by Allen Karp, executive vice president healthcare management & transformation at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, as he is announced as the 2018 Physician of the Year. Deborah Visconi, president and CEO of New Bridge Medical Center, strikes a triumphant pose as she celebrates her win for 2018 Health Care Professional. The Health Care Heroes class of 2018 poses with event sponsor representatives following the awards ceremony. From left, James Robertson, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP; Robert Garrett, Hackensack Meridian Health; Peter Daniels, CarePoint Health; Dr. Ashok Patel and Dr. Tushar Patel, Indian Health Camp of New Jersey; Kathleen Seelig, Hunterdon Medical Center; Dana Beenstock, St. Joseph’s Health; Deborah Visconi, New Bridge Medical Center; Rosemarie Sorce, Hackensack Meridian Health-Hackensack University Medical Center; J. Cedar Wang, Holy Name Medical Center; Gwen Rippey, Atlantic Health System; Dr. James Pruden, St. Joseph’s Health; Joachim Kohn, New Jersey Center for Biomaterials; Allen Karp, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey; and Michael Pizzano, CareOne.

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