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2013-07-16 16:25:43

Only Cancer Center in New Jersey to Receive a Top 50 Ranking HACKENSACK, N.J., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center has ranked among the top 50 best hospitals in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. Ranked at 35 of the best hospitals in the U.S., it is the only ranked cancer center in New Jersey and one of the top three New York metro area hospitals, according to the...

2013-07-16 00:20:47

Among Top Three New York Metro Area Hospitals HACKENSACK, N.J., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today reported that Hackensack University Medical Center is the number one hospital in New Jersey and one of the top three New York metro area hospitals. The strong rankings for HackensackUMC appear in the 2013-14 U.S. News Best Hospitals, published online today. "This year's rankings demonstrate, once again, that New Jersey residents don't need to...

2013-07-02 20:21:12

HACKENSACK, N.J., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation's top 50 cancer centers, presented Governor Chris Christie with the 2013 Leadership Award during a ceremony Tuesday, July 2 honoring the Governor for his contributions in the prevention and treatment of cancer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130702/DC42334) "Increasing access to high-quality cancer treatment services for New...

2013-05-24 12:23:46

Patients will Begin to be Accepted June 1st WESTWOOD, N.J., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, May 23 at HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley, Hackensack University Health Network and LHP Hospital Group officials, as well as state dignitaries, gathered to officially introduce the return of healthcare to the Pascack and Northern Valley communities. HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley will be the recipient of the first license New Jersey has granted to a new hospital since...

2013-02-19 12:27:50

HACKENSACK, N.J., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center today announced that is has been named one of the nation's 50 Best hospitals, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. This distinction, which was achieved based on clinical performance over seven years, places HackensackUMC in the top one percent of hospitals nationwide, out of the nearly 4,500...

2012-12-20 12:26:10

HACKENSACK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center is now the first hospital in the nation to receive state approval to report microbiological clinical results using the bioMerieux VITEK® MS device. "We are excited to be the first medical center in the nation approved to report such important clinical data obtained through the VITEK MS platform," said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of Hackensack University Health...

2012-12-13 12:25:13

New Procedure Provides Lifesaving Treatment For Previously Inoperable Patients HACKENSACK, N.J., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center is the only hospital in New Jersey performing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) via both transfemoral and transapical delivery. The transapical delivery method is a minimally invasive replacement of aortic heart valves through a small incision in the chest. Hackensack University Medical Center was the...

2012-10-24 15:26:48

New Healthgrades Study Finds Patients Treated at Hospitals Receiving 5 Stars Have a 75% Lower Risk of Dying HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center today announced that it is among America's top 100 hospitals in 10 different areas - more than any other hospital in the nation. Healthgrades is the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital. This recognition is part of...

2012-10-11 15:23:50

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center today introduced Dr. Joseph E. Parrillo as the new chairman of its Heart &Vascular Hospital - one of America's Top Fifty Hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report. Prior to his arrival at HackensackUMC, Dr. Parrillo was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Chief of the Department of Medicine, the Edward D. Viner Chair of...

2012-10-04 06:26:15

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to announce that Fitch Ratings, one of the world's leading global rating agencies, has reaffirmed its revenue bond rating as an "A-," with a "Stable" ranking in its Rating Outlook. "We are extremely proud to receive this positive rating from Fitch, one of the most well-respected ratings agencies," said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of Hackensack University...