Willingboro, New Jersey – (March 5, 2018) – Acuity Healthcare is pleased to announce Monica Titus, MBA, BSN, RN, has been elected as a Section for Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation alternate delegate and member of Regional Policy Board 2 for a term effective immediately for the American Hospital Association (AHA).

Titus, Regional Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Specialty Hospital of New Jersey, Atlantic City, (AHNJ) and Acuity Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey, (AHSNJ) will serve on the Regional Policy Board for one term.

The Regional Policy Board is responsible for reviewing and discussing policy issues and alternatives.  Their recommendations and analyses are used by the AHA Board in its policy deliberations.

“This recognition is evidence of Monica’s level of commitment to ensuring quality patient care and her desire to be a thoughtful and progressive leader,” said Ed Cooper, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Her leadership both in and out of the hospital is an inspiration. Monica is one of a kind, and I know that she will make a positive impact on the shifting footprint of healthcare.”

Titus is a tenured leader in the healthcare industry with well over 20 years of experience.  Titus began her career as a clinical registered nurse quickly advancing her practice focusing on trauma.  Prior to joining Acuity Healthcare as Chief Executive Officer in 2013, she served as the Trauma Program Director and Neurosciences Institute Director in the AtlantiCare Regional Hospital System.  Titus’ leadership is evident as both of her NJ hospitals received recognition on a national level in 2017.  AHNJ was recognized as #47 in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work and AHSNJ was recognized in Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare.

Titus currently is a board member of Acuity Healthcare’s Quality Advisory Committee. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the New Jersey Hospital Association, and the National Center for Employee Ownership.

Acuity Specialty Hospital of New Jersey (AHNJ) is a 30-bed long-term acute care facility. AHNJ was the first hospital in New Jersey to receive ISO 9001:2008 certification as a provider of healthcare services including acute, medical, surgical, critical care, and dialysis. AHNJ operates within AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City campus, on the renovated fifth floor of the Wellness and Friendship Pavilion.

Acuity Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey

Acuity Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey (AHSNJ) is a 69-bed long-term acute care hospital.  AHSNJ is conveniently located on the campus of Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro, New Jersey.  In 2016, AHSNJ was awarded Disease Specific Certification for Respiratory Failure by The Joint Commission.

About Acuity Healthcare:

Acuity Healthcare is an employee-owned (ESOP) long-term acute care hospital company (LTACH) founded in 2001 with headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. Acuity Healthcare currently owns and manages four LTACHs in New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia and Texas. Acuity is focused on the development and operation of long-term acute care hospitals (LTACH) and the delivery of specialized care with improved outcomes. We offer quality care in a cost-effective manner to medically complex patients who require intensive hospital services for an extended length of stay.

To learn more about Acuity Healthcare, please visit us at www.AcuityHealthcare.net.