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Clara Maass Medical Center Physician Anthony R. Caputo, MD, to Serve as Honorary Ringmaster at “The Greatest Show on Earth”

02/20/2014

CMMC Foundation to Host 100 Children from the Children’s Eye Care Center of NJ and Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary at CMMC for a Circus Night at Newark’s Prudential Center

Dr. Caputo Ringmaster

Belleville, NJ – Are you looking for a way to combine an entertaining night out with your children while supporting a good cause? Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation and honorary ringmaster, Anthony R. Caputo, MD, Medical Director of The Children’s Eye Care Center of NJ and Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary at Clara Maass Medical Center, invite you to a night of circus fun at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Thursday, March 13 at the Newark Prudential Center.

Doors open at 6 p.m. on March 13 for a dress rehearsal and event preview before the main show at 7 p.m. Special ticket prices will be in effect that night. You may purchase lower level seating for $30 (regularly $50 at the Box Office), or general admission seating for $20 (regularly $30 at the Box Office). Event attendees will receive a commemorative gift.

To purchase tickets, please visit www.prucenter.com/barnabas and enter code: BH. All ticket purchases include a $5 donation to benefit Children’s Eye Care Center of New Jersey and Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary at Clara Maass Medical Center. Not only will you be helping to advance these eye care programs, but your ticket purchases and support will help underwrite circus tickets for low-income families treated at the Center. Now, children who would not otherwise have the opportunity will have the chance to attend the “Greatest Show on Earth.”

Clara Maass continues to set the standard for delivering quality care. In 2013, Becker’s Hospital Review named it one of “100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.” It also received its third consecutive Grade “A” score in Hospital Safety by the Leapfrog Group. HealthGrades awarded Clara Maass its third consecutive Patient Safety Excellence Award™ as well as an Emergency Medicine Excellence Award. Clara Maass Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for 2012 – the Medical Center’s third year in a row to receive this designation. The Medical Center is ranked among the 50 Best Regional Hospitals in the New York Metro Area by U.S. News & World Report. Thomson Reuters named Clara Maass among the top 100 hospitals nationwide in 2012, one of only three hospitals in New Jersey to attain the distinction. In addition, Clara Maass won the Thomson Reuters Everest Award, one of 12 hospitals in the United States to do so. It is ranked top in the state for the treatment of Congestive Heart Failure and Heart Attacks by the New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services.

Located in Belleville, NJ, Clara Maass Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, provides a complete continuum of care to residents of northern New Jersey. Clara Maass’ centers and services include The Health and Wellness Center, Nuclear Medicine, The Cancer Center at Clara Maass, Adult Cardiac Services including Diagnostic Services, Cardiac Catheterization, Elective and Emergency Angioplasty and Rehabilitation, The Pain Management Center, The Joint & Spine Institute, a Vascular Center, Same Day Surgery, The Wound Center at Clara Maass, The Center for Sleep Disorders, The Bariatric Surgery Center, Rehabilitation Services, The Eye Surgery Center, Maternity Services and Parent Education, as well as Pediatrics. For a physician referral or more information about Clara Maass, call 1-888-724-7123 or visit www.barnabashealth.org/claramaass

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