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18 Oct, 2016, 14:00 ET Eighth Annual Celebrating Life and Liberty Gathers Cancer Survivors, Patients and Families at MetLife Stadium - Hosted by John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center

The John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) at Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) celebrated with nearly 4,000 cancer survivors,...


06 Oct, 2016, 16:21 ET 8th Annual Celebrating Life & Liberty Event Hosted by John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center

At 23 years, and merely a physician in training, Dr. Andre Goy would experience a life-changing event that would forever alter both his personal...


13 Sep, 2016, 14:14 ET Tackle Kids Cancer Launches Eli's Challenge

The Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and New York Football Giants are proud to announce the launch of a new fundraising campaign,...


25 Feb, 2016, 12:49 ET Hackensack University Medical Center Selected to Participate in the White House Precision Medicine Initiative Summit

Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that Shafiq Rab, M.D., vice president and chief information officer, was selected to...


23 Feb, 2016, 15:00 ET Hackensack University Medical Center Launches New Smart Phone App

As part of its continuing effort to be at the forefront of technology in the healthcare space, Hackensack University Medical Center has unveiled...


02 Feb, 2016, 13:15 ET Study Conducted by The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center® At HackensackUMC Finds Levels of Hormone Disrupting Chemicals in Children

A recent study conducted by The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center® at Hackensack University Medical Center revealed...


29 Oct, 2015, 11:00 ET HackensackUMC Unveils Groundbreaking Approach to Measuring Actual Blood Loss which will Reduce Postpartum Hemorrhages, Save Lives

 Hackensack University Medical Center adopted an innovative strategy that will integrate new technologies to achieve an accurate measure of...


10 Sep, 2015, 11:00 ET HackensackUMC and the New York Giants Form Groundbreaking Partnership to Tackle Kids Cancer

Today, the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and the New York Football Giants announced a groundbreaking partnership to raise funds...


18 Mar, 2015, 15:47 ET John Theurer Cancer Center Joins Study Exploring Novel Delivery Of Cancer-Selective Gene Therapy To Treat Brain Cancer

 Physicians at the John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today their involvement in a promising...


03 Jun, 2014, 11:17 ET Cancer Centers Combine Expertise to Optimize Advanced Immunotherapy Strategies

Physician researchers from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Washington, D.C., and John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) in...


29 Jan, 2014, 16:41 ET The Cold Hard Truth about Staying Warm during the Super Bowl: Tips from Hackensack University Health Network

January 2014 will go down as one of coldest months in years. Even parts of the country known for their mild winters have experienced the arrival...


16 Jul, 2013, 00:01 ET U.S. News & World Report Ranks HackensackUMC as the Number One Hospital in NJ

U.S. News & World Report today reported that Hackensack University Medical Center is the number one hospital in New Jersey and one of the top...


02 Jul, 2013, 19:52 ET John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC Presents Governor Christie with 2013 Leadership Award

John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation's top 50 cancer centers, presented Governor Chris Christie...


20 Jun, 2013, 11:06 ET Hackensack University Medical Center And Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center Create Cardiac Services Alliance

 Hackensack University Medical Center's Heart & Vascular Hospital has formed an alliance with the Active International Cardiovascular...


19 Feb, 2013, 10:19 ET HackensackUMC Achieves Highest Distinction as One of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals -- Seven Years in a Row

Hackensack University Medical Center today announced that is has been named one of the nation's 50 Best hospitals, according to Healthgrades, the...


20 Dec, 2012, 12:46 ET HackensackUMC is the First Hospital in the Nation to Receive State Approval to Report Microbiological Clinical Results for Bacterial and Fungal Identification Using the bioMerieux's MALDI-TOF Technology, VITEK® MS*

 Hackensack University Medical Center is now the first hospital in the nation to receive state approval to report microbiological clinical...


13 Dec, 2012, 12:44 ET HackensackUMC is the Only Hospital in New Jersey to Perform Groundbreaking Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Procedure Via Transapical Delivery

New Procedure Provides Lifesaving Treatment For Previously Inoperable Patients Hackensack University Medical Center is the only hospital in...


19 Nov, 2012, 16:18 ET HackensackUMC and the EMS Task Force to Deploy the New Jersey MSED Assets to Long Beach Medical Center

Since Hurricane Sandy struck the region, Hackensack University Medical Center has been providing emergency assistance to numerous communities...


06 Nov, 2012, 17:55 ET HackensackUMC to Deploy Emergency Staff to Ocean County in Advance of Possible Nor'easter Storm on Wednesday Evening

 In response to Hurricane Sandy, Hackensack University Medical Center has been deploying its Mobile Satellite Emergency Department (MSED) to...


01 Nov, 2012, 13:39 ET Media Advisory: Hackensack University Medical Center to hold press conference at 4 p.m. at Ocean Medical Center

 The following is being released by Hackensack University Medical Center: WHAT: Hackensack University Medical Center Continues to Respond to...


30 Oct, 2012, 11:15 ET Hackensack University Medical Center Receives Patients From Palisades Medical Center

  Hackensack University Medical Center (Hackensack, NJ) is currently receiving 51 patients from its affiliate hospital, Palisades Medical...


24 Oct, 2012, 16:26 ET Hackensack University Medical Center is Named One of HealthGrades America's 100 Best Hospitals in 10 Key Service Lines in 2013 -- the Most in the Nation

New Healthgrades Study Finds Patients Treated at Hospitals Receiving 5 Stars Have a 75% Lower Risk of Dying  Hackensack University...


11 Oct, 2012, 15:32 ET HackensackUMC Names Dr. Joseph E. Parrillo as Chairman of Heart & Vascular Hospital

Hackensack University Medical Center today introduced Dr. Joseph E. Parrillo as the new chairman of its Heart &Vascular Hospital – one of...


04 Oct, 2012, 09:58 ET Fitch Ratings Reaffirms Hackensack University Medical Center's A- Credit Rating with a Stable Outlook

 Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to announce that Fitch Ratings, one of the world's leading global rating agencies, has...


28 Sep, 2012, 15:46 ET Hackensack University Medical Center Signs Joint Venture Partnership with Area Physicians

Hackensack University Medical Center has announced a joint venture partnership with community physicians and United Surgical Partners International...