April 10, 2024/News Releases

AtlantiCare Cancer Institute Announces Affiliation with Cleveland Clinic Cancer Institute

Affiliation offers AtlantiCare patients access to clinical trials and specialists from nationally recognized cancer program

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ: AtlantiCare, southeastern New Jersey’s largest healthcare system, and Cleveland Clinic have announced a new affiliation between AtlantiCare Cancer Institute and Cleveland Clinic Cancer Institute. This affiliation expands access to advanced research, clinical trials and nationally recognized expertise in cancer treatment and therapies for AtlantiCare patients.

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Cleveland Clinic Cancer Institute is collaborating with AtlantiCare in delivering high-quality care to patients through an affiliation designed to enhance and improve clinical quality, service delivery, cost management, and patient experience. Through this affiliation, AtlantiCare patients will have streamlined access to national experts, ensuring a care plan that includes the latest advances in cancer treatment.

Cleveland Clinic Cancer Institute conducted an extensive review process of care and services provided by the AtlantiCare Cancer Institute.

“We look forward to working with AtlantiCare because of our shared values and commitment to delivering clinical excellence,” said Hetty Carraway, M.D., vice chair for Strategy and Enterprise Development and director of the Leukemia Programat Cleveland Clinic Cancer Institute. “We are eager to share best practices to improve outcomes and safety and provide high-quality care for patients in South Jersey.”

“Through this collaboration, we are elevating our services to world-class care, ensuring that our community has access to the most advanced cancer care available globally,” said Michael J. Charlton, President and CEO, AtlantiCare. “We believe in the power of innovation and the importance of accessibility, and through this partnership, we are making a bold step forward in transforming healthcare in our region."

About Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. Cleveland Clinic is consistently recognized in the U.S. and throughout the world for its expertise and care. Among Cleveland Clinic’s 81,000 employees worldwide are more than 5,743 salaried physicians and researchers, and 20,160 registered nurses and advanced practice providers, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic is a 6,690-bed health system that includes a 173-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 23 hospitals, 276 outpatient facilities, including locations in northeast Ohio; Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. In 2023, there were 13.7 million outpatient encounters, 323,000 hospital admissions and observations, and 301,000 surgeries and procedures throughout Cleveland Clinic’s health system. Patients came for treatment from every state and 132 countries. Visit us at clevelandclinic.org. Follow us at twitter.com/CleClinicNews. News and resources available at newsroom.clevelandclinic.org.

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