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Orange Regional Medical Center Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality Bariatric Surgery Facility

July 26, 2012

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce it has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Bariatric Surgery Facility for treating individuals living with morbid, or extreme, obesity.

Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their health care needs. In line with this goal, Aetna recognizes hospitals and facilities in its network that offer specialized clinical services for certain health conditions. Orange Regional has been chosen for this designation for consistently delivering evidence-based, safe care.

“We are thrilled Aetna recognized that weight loss surgery services we provide is of the highest quality for our patients,” says Orange Regional Chief Operating Officer, Jonathan Schiller. “It demonstrates our commitment and ability to consistently deliver the highest level of bariatric surgical care.”

Orange Regional Medical Center, designated by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, offers a range of minimally invasive weight-loss surgery procedures including Gastric Bypass, Gastric Banding and Sleeve Gastrectomy. Orange Regional’s Weight Loss Surgery Center focuses on comprehensive, multidisciplinary care tailored to each patient’s individual health needs.

Free weight loss surgery seminars are available to help you decide which option is right for you. These seminars, led by Orange Regional’s Bariatric Program Manager, Janet Kovler, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., C.D.E. and our team of bariatric surgeons, provide an opportunity to learn more about each procedure, including what to expect after surgery.

To learn more about the Bariatric Surgery options at Orange Regional Medical Center, visit www.ormc.org/bariatrics. To register for a free weight loss surgery seminar call 1-888-321-6762.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

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