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2011-09-20 22:26:59

Multicenter 1000-Patient Trial Initiated to Accelerate Development of Personalized Treatments for Multiple Myeloma The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, a top 50 U.S. News best hospital for cancer, is one of the first four clinical sites enrolling patients in a landmark study designed to uncover the molecular segments and variations of multiple myeloma. The study is the centerpiece of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation´s (MMRF) Personalized...

2011-09-19 08:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three experts from Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) will present strategies for bringing healthcare costs under control through improved data visibility and supply chain automation at the PayStream Summit Sept. 19-21 in Kansas City. The strategies, a number of which were enabled by supply chain management technologies from GHX, positioned the institution for long-term success. Karl Blomback, vice president of Finance; Mike...

2011-09-12 15:50:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation's top 50 hospitals for cancer, will host its largest Celebrating Life and Liberty event ever on Sunday, September 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Liberty State Park, NJ. During this extraordinary event survivors will share their stories of challenge and triumph, inspiring others to take action for their own well-being. "This is an unparalleled kind of...

2011-07-28 10:06:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center today announced that Moody's Investors Service upgraded to A3 from Baa1 the long-term rating assigned to Hackensack University Medical Center outstanding bonds. This is exceptional news in light of the fact that Moody's downgraded 12 hospitals and health systems in the second quarter of this year - signaling the strongest bias towards downgrades since the height of the recession. "The trend in favor of...

2011-07-21 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) has been ranked among the top 50 hospitals nationally in three specialties - Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, and Geriatrics - in U.S. News Media & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals. After years of focused efforts at becoming one of the most renowned places for cancer care in the country, this marks the first time the programs at...

2011-07-18 15:44:58

Studies Provide Insight to the Oncology Community on New Treatments, Methods to Predict Best Outcomes, and Patient Quality of Life Issues Researchers from the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center presented results from 14 cancer-related studies during the recently concluded American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, which took place June 3 "“ 7, 2011 in Chicago. The studies examined new cancer treatments, ways to predict the best treatment...

2011-05-17 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), a nationally recognized healthcare organization honored with being one of America's 50 Best Hospitals by HealthGrades®, announces the first implementation of AutoCarousel HD(TM) by Talyst. The secure automated storage provides the medical center with heavy-duty storage for all of its medications. The AutoCarousel HD, with its superior load balance, is built-to-last 10 plus years and...

2011-01-26 11:23:00

HACKENSACK N.J., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The MOLLY and LINDSEY Diabetes Research Foundation at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) and the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, have joined forces to find the cure for Type 1 Diabetes. Together they will form the Hackensack-Miami DRI Federation Project, a think tank of East Coast specialists who will fast-track the best research ideas coming out of...

2011-01-06 09:17:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) has signed an Affiliation Agreement with Hackettstown Regional Medical Center (HRMC) to collaborate and expand clinical programs and services, further improving the high quality medical care HRMC provides patients in northwestern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, officials at both Medical Centers announced today. This far-reaching partnership between HUMC and HRMC, an 111-bed facility, will...

2010-12-10 00:00:49

Chief of Orthopedic Oncology in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of the Sarcoma Divisions of the Cancer Centers, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center, James C. Wittig, MD ('90) profiled in the Fall 2010 Seton Hall Magazine New York, NY (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 Dr. James C. Wittig, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of the Sarcoma Divisions of the Cancer Centers, Mount Sinai Medical Center and...