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Camden, NJ, pediatric hospital unit is closed

Philadelphia Inquirer, July 1, 2009
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, NJ, closed its inpatient pediatric unit primarily because the nine-bed unit had been underused, a spokeswoman said. Pediatric admissions at Lourdes have been declining for 15 to 20 years because of improvements in medical procedures and preventive care, said Wendy Marano, director of public relations for the Lourdes Health System, which operates the 410-bed Camden center.