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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...

2008-10-02 15:00:00

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER After 319 days, the emergency room at the former Pascack Valley Hospital opened again on Wednesday -- its first patient a 13-year- old girl who dropped a can of pumpkin-pie filling on her big toe. Now a satellite emergency department of Hackensack University Medical Center, the Westwood facility is open around the clock to treat patients with non-life-threatening emergencies. Those who require surgery or stay longer than 12 hours are to be transferred to...

2008-09-27 15:00:00

By MARY JO LAYTON and LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITERS Bergen County doesn't need another hospital and adding one will seriously harm existing hospitals in the area, according to a report commissioned by The Valley Hospital and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. The two hospitals stand to lose patients, doctors and income if Pascack Valley Hospital is reopened. They are fighting Hackensack University Medical Center's plan to have a 128-bed hospital at the Westwood site. "It will do us...

2008-09-25 15:00:00

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER The emergency room at the former Pascack Valley Hospital is to reopen next Wednesday at 9 a.m. Final licensing approval was granted Tuesday afternoon by the state Department of Health, said Marilyn Riley, a spokeswoman. The department's inspectors visited the newly renovated department last week. "It's going to open, definitely and without a question, on Oct. 1," said John Ferguson, president and chief executive officer of Hackensack University Medical...

2008-08-18 15:00:00

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER A private equity firm wants to invest $80 million to reopen Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood as a 128-bed community hospital in partnership with Hackensack University Medical Center. Legacy Hospital Partners Inc. of Plano, Texas, would provide the capital to reopen a full-service hospital by the end of next year, its chief executive said. As a for-profit hospital known as Hackensack University Medical Center North at Pascack Valley it would pay...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.