Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations to hold 20th Annual Health Care Perspectives Luncheon on May 6

Neptune, NJ (PressExposure) May 26, 2011 -- Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations host the 2011 Health Care Perspectives Luncheon on Friday, May 6, 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, Health Care Reform 101- What You Need to Know Now, and will be presented by John K. Lloyd, FACHE, president of Meridian Health and John J. Gantner, executive vice president of Finance and Partner Company Operations for Meridian Health. This discussion will provide insight on how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will impact our community as well as the implementation of the new health care law and its effect on New Jersey residents, employers, hospitals, and health care systems.

Please call Michelle Casserly, special events officer, 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 Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, 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. For more information, visit

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 2009 provided over $40 million in uncompensated charity health care, and over $100 million in community benefit initiatives for Monmouth and Ocean counties.

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1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07753

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Press Release Submitted On: May 26, 2011 at 8:28 am
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