Dr. Richard Michner, Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Elected to the Board of Directors of the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative
July 19, 2019
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dr. Richard Michner of Cape OB/GYN Associates | Axia Women’s Health has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative (SNJPC). SNJPC is governed by a 36-member Board of Directors that includes both elected and appointed positions and who represent the core constituencies involved in South Jersey's maternal and child healthcare system.
“On behalf of the entire Cape Regional Health System Team, congratulations to Dr. Richard Michner on being newly elected to the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative Board of Directors,” stated Joanne Carrocino, FACHE, President and CEO, Cape Regional Health System. “Dr. Michner’s dedication and commitment to quality and excellence in the field of obstetrics and gynecology will greatly benefit SNJPC’s state-wide initiatives.”
Dr. Michner is a member of the Cape Regional Health System Board of Trustees and has been a member of Cape Regional Health System’s medical staff for over 30 years. Cape OB/GYN Associates | Axia Women’s Health is located in Cape May Court House in the Cape Regional Medical Commons. For more information, please visit their website at www.axiawh.com/locations/cape-ob-gyn-associates-of-cape-may-court-house/.
About the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative (SNJPC)
SNJPC is one of three Maternal and Child Health Consortia serving New Jersey. The MCH Consortia are private non-profit organizations licensed and regulated by the NJ Department of Health to create linked networks of care. This health care delivery model focuses on improving health status by coordinating and monitoring care, conducting quality assurance assessments and providing educational programs. Consortia membership includes perinatal and pediatric providers, hospitals, consumers, and community-based agencies, including any group or individual with an interest in health services for families. The consortia’s primary functions are to provide prevention activities, consumer and professional education, total quality management, data analysis, infant and pediatric follow-up, coordination of perinatal/pediatric transport systems and the development of comprehensive perinatal/pediatric regional plans.
SNJPC supports more than 20 unique programs and services for consumers and providers throughout its seven county service region that encompasses Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties. Each year, nearly 60,000 individuals living or working in South Jersey receive some type of direct service from the agency. SNJPC efforts are focused on enhancing the system of care, strengthening communities and providing families the tools and resources to lead healthier lives. SNJPC programs address core areas of concern, such as infant and maternal mortality, perinatal substance use, maternal smoking, postpartum depression, childhood immunization, childhood lead poisoning, early intervention for developmental delays, adolescent decision making, community engagement and health literacy.
About Cape Regional Health System
Cape Regional Health System is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving residents and visitors throughout Cape May County. The system includes Cape Regional Medical Center, its flagship hospital, three urgent care facilities, Cape Regional Physicians Associates with over 60 primary care providers and specialists delivering services in multiple locations throughout Cape May County, the Thomas and Claire Brodesser, Jr., Cancer Center, the Jane Osborne Center for Women’s Health, Cape Regional Miracles Fitness and numerous freestanding outpatient facilities providing wound care, radiology, lab, endoscopy and physical therapy services.
Cape Regional Health System is a Penn Medicine Cancer Network member and a clinical affiliate of Penn Medicine for Cardiac Care, Orthopaedic Care and Vascular Care. Cape Regional Medical Center is accredited by and received the Gold Seal of approval from The Joint Commission.
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