"a non-profit hospital cooperative to improve healthcare and reduce members' costs"
MONOC, The Monmouth Ocean Hospital Service Corporation, is a non-profit company comprised of thirteen acute care hospitals throughout New Jersey. Together this shared services consortium acts as a healthcare co-operative for these acute care hospitals and the over 2.8 million residents that they serve living in more than 1,800 square miles along New Jersey's northern, central and southern shore. It includes hospitals from three of New Jersey's premier integrated health care delivery networks: CentraState Healthcare System, Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJBarnabas Health.
MONOC's Board of Directors is comprised of the Presidents/Executive Directors of each member hospital. In addition, administrative and financial experts from each hospital serve as a resource and offer guidance through participation on the Board Executive and Finance committees. Ad-Hoc Committees are formed on an as-needed basis to address special projects.
MONOC's Medical Advisory Board is composed of board certified emergency department physicians from each of the thirteen mobile intensive care system participating hospitals, a system Mobile Critical Care Services Medical Director, and a system Air Medical Unit Medical Director.
MONOC was formed in 1978 as "a cooperative venture to improve health care and reduce costs." Among its numerous service lines, MONOC operates Mobile Intensive Care (MICU) Paramedic Services, Helicopter interfacility and 911 services, Mobile Critical Care Services, and Basic Life Support 911 services. Coordinating all of MONOC's communications is a 24/7 state of the art 9-1-1 dispatch center.