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2008-08-18 12:00:55

Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) announced that an application has been filed with the state Department of Health and Human Services for a Certificate of Need allowing for the transfer of ownership of all of the former Pascack Valley Hospital licenses to a joint venture to be formed by HUMC and Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. (LHP). Pending the transfer, the new entity, Hackensack University Medical Center North at Pascack Valley (HUMC North at PV), will be permitted to operate and...

2008-07-23 15:01:19

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER The emergency room at the former Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood will open on Oct. 1, its new owners said Monday. Hackensack University Medical Center North at Pascack Valley, as it will be called, is already hiring doctors and nurses for the new emergency department. The sole physician on site most hours will have a robot to beam medical information to and from the department head at Hackensack University Medical Center and other sub-specialty...

2008-07-15 15:00:00

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER Touro University College of Medicine will delay its opening at least a year to 2010 after failing to attain accreditation with the agency that approves medical schools. The state's newest medical school had anticipated opening its doors to a first class of 40 students in fall 2009. It bought the bankrupt Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood in a partnership with Hackensack University Medical Center this past spring. At its June 30 meeting, the Liaison...

2008-06-19 12:01:05

By Lindy Washburn, The Record, Hackensack, N.J. Jun. 18--The governor restored $32 million to charity care funding for hospitals in Tuesday's budget compromise, but executives at some hospitals say they'll still be hurt by a budget that drastically reduces what they received last year. The revised budget will include $604 million for care that hospitals provide the indigent, a drop of 15.5 percent from last year. Overall, hospitals statewide provided $946 million in charity care in...

2008-06-18 15:00:00

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER The governor restored $32 million to charity care funding for hospitals in Tuesday's budget compromise, but executives at some hospitals say they'll still be hurt by a budget that drastically reduces what they received last year. The revised budget will include $604 million for care that hospitals provide the indigent, a drop of 15.5 percent from last year. Overall, hospitals statewide provided $946 million in charity care in 2007. "I just don't see how...

2007-11-23 15:00:00

By MARY JO LAYTON and BOB GROVES, STAFF WRITERS Jessica Costeniuc, 14, sat stoically as six stitches were removed from her hand Wednesday. It was the nurses who cried. They wept and hugged over the closing of Pascack Valley Hospital. The 48-year-old community hospital that tended to countless heart patients, expectant moms and banged-up kids shut down at 3 p.m. As workers placed black plastic over the "Emergency" sign in the rear of the Westwood hospital, Sue and Mary Rice, longtime...

2006-11-02 15:00:54

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER Hackensack University Medical Center and Pascack Valley Hospital are negotiating a merger that will allow the financially ailing Westwood institution to stay open as a full-service hospital. Hackensack would become the new owner of Pascack Valley, and fill the hospital's empty beds by enhancing services in cancer care, cardiology, and maternal and child health, officials of both hospitals said Wednesday. Officials of the two institutions signed a...

2006-11-01 18:00:38

WESTWOOD, N.J., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Pascack Valley Hospital (PVH) to acquire the hospital from Well Care Group, Inc. The acquisition is expected to be completed in early 2007. Under the terms of the agreement HUMC's clinical and financial resources would support PVH's existing programs, and help establish new services while also enhancing the overall technology and equipment at the hospital...