Deborah President Panelist on Regional Healthcare Forum


Deborah CEO and President Joseph Chirichella was a key panelist on the South Jersey Healthcare Forum: Navigating Healthcare. Sponsored by the Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce, and the Southern New Jersey Development Council, the forum brings together the key players shaping regional healthcare to exchange information and ideas critical to regional healthcare.

Chirichella was joined by Reginald Blaber, President, Lourdes Health System; Alfred Campanella, Executive Vice President and COO, Virtua; Joseph W. Devine, President, New Jersey Division & Executive Vice President of Hospital & Health Services at Jefferson Health; John A. DiAngelo, President & CEO, Inspira Health Network; Lori Herndon, President & CEO, AtlantiCare; Adrienne Kirby, Executive Chairman & CEO, Cooper University Healthcare; and Phil Okala, COO, University of Pennsylvania Health System.

The executive panel was moderated by Shereff Elnahal, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Health.

In addition to the executive panel, the Forum also included a panel on Innovation & Technology in Healthcare, in which specialist Kulpreet Barn, MD, Director of the Heart Failure Program at Deborah, participated. Another panel, Expansion of Medical Marijuana in New Jersey, explored how the topic will impact the region’s hospitals.

PanelFrom left: Deborah President & CEO Joseph Chirichella, New Jersey Health Commissioner Shereff Elnahal, MD.