Shore Medical Announces Projects to Help Heal Atlantic County Economy

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SOMERS POINT – Shore Medical Center has announced that it will be bringing more high-paying jobs to Atlantic County.
The jobs will be introduced due to two new projects, which will provide long-term employment opportunities and have already provided 75 jobs related to the construction.
The projects will include Advanced Shore Imaging Associates (ASIA), which is located at 2605 Shore Rd. in Northfield and is scheduled to open in early 2016 in addition to new Penn physician offices that will be located at Shore's Medical Office Building in Somers Point, scheduled to open by March of 2016.
While many of the jobs related to the construction of ASIA are union, all of the jobs related to the Penn project are union. Shore’s chief financial officer, David Hughes, was able to secure funding for ASIA through GE, while Penn Medicine funded the entire build for Shore’s Medical Office Building.
With a comprehensive range of diagnostic imaging and guided procedures available, ASIA will become the region’s leading-edge, multi-modality medical imaging center. It will offer a varied slate of state-of-the-art equipment, qualified radiologists, and superior customer service for referring physicians and their patients.
Technologies being offered by the imaging center will include:
General Imaging

  • The newest MRI technologies, including Wide Bore MRI scanners, are quiet and ideal for claustrophobic and large-stature patients.

  • CT

  • PET/CT

  • X-ray/ Fluoroscopy

  • Ultrasound


Women’s Imaging

  • 3D “low-dose” Tomosynthesis

  • Mammograms

  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsies

  • DEXA Scans

  • OB/GYN Ultrasounds

  • Senobright - Contrast-enhanced mammograms; the only one in the region.

  • The region’s only imaging center with zero-radiation ABVS (Breast) scanning


"As one of the largest employers in the area, we take our responsibility of keeping the local economy healthy very seriously," said Hughes. "Despite the cuts in charity-care dollars to Shore, the increase in need for uncompensated care, and the poor local economy, we are a stable organization ... but we aren't in the position to subsidize. We are, however, very aggressive in finding partners and leveraging relationships to bring these much-needed resources to our community."
For more information about Shore Medical Center, visit  shoremedicalcenter.org

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