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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...

2012-07-13 02:22:22

DALLAS and WESTWOOD, N.J., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LHP Hospital Group, Inc. ("LHP") and Hackensack University Medical Center today announced that Chad Melton will be joining HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley as CEO, effective immediately. HackensackUMC and LHP formed a joint venture in 2009 to reopen the former Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood, NJ, which was closed in April 2008. Earlier this year, the State of New Jersey approved reopening the hospital under the HackensackUMC at...

2012-02-27 17:57:00

Finally Restoring Fundamental Hospital Services to the Pascack and Northern Valley Regions HACKENSACK, N.J., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of Hackensack University Medical Center, issued the following statement regarding Commissioner Mary O'Dowd's decision to approve the opening of HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley: "Today is a great day for the people of the Pascack and Northern Valleys who have waited so long...

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...