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17 Nov 2017

ProgenyHealth President & CEO, Dr. Ellen Stang, Received the Roosevelt Award for Service to Humanity from the March of Dimes

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Philadelphia, PA (November 16, 2017) – The March of Dimes honored Ellie Stang, MD at the organization’s annual Philadelphia Signature Chefs Gala at The Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia. Dr. Stang was presented with the Roosevelt Award for Service to Humanity. This award recognizes an individual who exemplifies commitment to the community through volunteer service and excellence in his or her field.

As a board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Stang sees the impact that premature birth can have on the lives of babies and their families. In 2003, Dr. Stang founded ProgenyHealth® to address the need for improved care management and health outcomes for premature and medically complex newborns. Today, ProgenyHealth works with NICUs in all fifty states and is a recognized leader in deploying evidence-based neonatal care management services. The March of Dimes is proud to honor Dr. Stang with the Roosevelt Award for Service to Humanity for her achievements and leadership in promoting the mission of the March of Dimes.

Today, one in 10 babies in the United States is born premature, including more than 13,200 in Pennsylvania. The March of Dimes is committed to funding research to find the answers to problems that continue to threaten the lives and the health of babies. Funds raised by Signature Chefs Gala help support prenatal wellness programs, research grants, newborn intensive care unit (NICU) family support programs and advocacy efforts for moms and babies.

About the March of Dimes

The March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant loss. The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. For more than 75 years, moms and babies have benefited from the March of Dimes research, education, vaccines and breakthroughs. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org. Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

About ProgenyHealth

ProgenyHealth is the only national company focused exclusively on NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Care Management. Our team takes a holistic approach to working with plans, providers, and families throughout the NICU baby’s First Year of Life. ProgenyHealth’s neonatologists, NICU nurses, pediatric nurses, and social workers work collaboratively with providers to ensure health care services follow evidence-based best practices and are medically necessary. Families become active participants in the health care decision making process by working closely with the ProgenyHealth clinical team.

ProgenyHealth has successfully managed thousands of NICU infants and delivered positive results to all of our health plan partners. Working with over 1,000 hospitals and 6,000 providers nationwide, we are measurably improving health outcomes for premature and medically complex newborns. For more information on our programs and services, please visit www.progenyhealth.com.