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2014-04-08 23:04:54

New ACO covers over 3,000 Horizon members and more than 80 doctors at 22 office locations. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and Teaneck-based Holy Name Medical Center, through its HNMC Hospital/Physicians ACO, announced today the formation of a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) designed to improve patient care coordination and quality outcomes for over 3,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. The new ACO will serve Horizon BCBSNJ...

2014-03-18 08:33:55

TEANECK, N.J., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center was ranked by New Jersey physicians as one of the top five hospitals (with more than 350 beds) in the state by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., one of the nation's most respected health care research and information companies. These rankings are published in Inside Jersey Magazine's April 2014 issue. Over 2,000 licensed physicians in New Jersey participated in the online survey by Castle Connolly, which was...

2014-01-16 12:30:16

Hybrid imaging technology delivers accurate results with half the radiation in half the time TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has established a brand-new Nuclear Medicine Suite in its Department of Radiology. The advanced facility, which opened to patient care in late December, features late-generation technology and upgraded software systems that minimize radiation exposure and expedite the testing process: half the dose, in half the time....

2013-10-30 00:21:43

Named as One of the Nation's Top Performers in Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care TEANECK, N.J., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) was named one of the nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for 2012 by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. Holy Name was cited by the Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care...

2013-10-23 00:21:54

Recognized as National Leader in Patient Safety by Leapfrog TEANECK, N.J., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center was honored with an "A" grade from The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), in its Fall 2013 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by Leapfrog,...

2013-10-02 16:24:44

TEANECK, N.J., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center's Cancer Center announces today the introduction of Xofigo® (radium 223 dichloride) for the treatment of select patients with advanced prostate cancer. Holy Name is the only Bergen county facility offering this break through treatment. In May, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Xofigo(®) (radium Ra 223 dichloride) for the treatment of patients with bone metastasis who have hormone-resistant...

2013-05-29 12:27:26

Children, adolescents and adults find relief with infused medications TEANECK, N.J., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has established a Headache Treatment Program for the care of adults, adolescents and children who suffer from intractable migraine headaches, and for whom conventional methods of therapy have failed. Holy Name neurologist James Charles, MD, FAAN, FAHS, is medical director of the Headache Treatment Program, and is certified in headache medicine by...

2013-04-01 16:23:58

Rigorous survey process ensures quality and safety TEANECK, N.J., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After completing a comprehensive review of Holy Name Medical Center and the services and facilities associated with its surgical weight loss program, the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has approved Holy Name as an American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® (BSCOE). BSCOE accreditation ensures the quality, safety and...

2013-02-21 12:25:52

TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center is seeking participants for a historic nationwide study sponsored by the American Cancer Society (ACS) called Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). CPS-3 will give northern New Jersey residents an unprecedented opportunity to be involved in research that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations by helping us better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent...

2013-02-15 12:22:24

TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) hosted a premier screening of Caucus: New Jersey's "Make a Difference: Have a Heart, Help Haiti" on February 13. The public television program, which features interviews with Michael Maron, President/CEO of HNMC, and David Butler, MD, HNMC Ob/Gyn and President of the Center for Rural Development of Milot, was one component of the evening's event, which introduced Holy Name's "Hospital for Haiti" initiative and...