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Jun 11, 2014, 17:03 ET
Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of the Hackensack University Health Network; Bonnie Eskenazi-Melendez, managing director, The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center; Kyle Tafuri, sustainability coordinator, The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center; and members of HackensackUMC's Green Team receive the 2014 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth's highest honor, earning recognition as one of the top 25 green hospitals in the country. (PRNewsFoto/HackensackUMC)

HackensackUMC Honored as a National Leader for Environmental Excellence

HackensackUMC is pleased to announce that it has earned Practice Greenhealth's highest honor as a 2014 Environmental Excellence Award winner,...

Jun 03, 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...

Jan 29, 2014, 16:41 ET
HackensackUHN's Mobile Satellite Emergency Department (MSED), a state-of-the-art mobile hospital created via a unique collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense and the Urban Area Security Initiatives. This is the first time a facility like this has been at a major sporting event.  (PRNewsFoto/Hackensack University Medical Center)

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...

Jul 16, 2013, 16:00 ET

U.S. News Ranks John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center Among Top 50 Best Hospitals for Cancer

 For the third consecutive year, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center has ranked among the top 50 best hospitals...

Jul 16, 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...

Jul 02, 2013, 19:52 ET
The John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC, among the nation's top 50 cancer centers, presented Governor Chris Christie with the 2013 Leadership Award on July 2. Pictured l to r: Dr. Louis M. Weiner, director, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center; Dr. Andre Goy, chairman and director, and chief of lymphoma, JTCC and chief science officer and director of research and innovation of Regional Cancer Care Associates; Dr. Andrew Pecora, chief innovations officer, professor and vice president of Cancer Services, JTCC and president of RCCA; New Jersey Governor Chris Christie; and Robert C. Garrett, president and CEO of HackensackUHN.  (PRNewsFoto/Hackensack University Medical Center)

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...

Jun 20, 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...

Apr 09, 2013, 09:00 ET

Georgetown Univ. and Hackensack Univ. Medical Center Form Cancer Center Affiliation

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and HackensackUMC's John Theurer Cancer Center to Develop Consortium  Georgetown...

Feb 19, 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...

Dec 20, 2012, 12:46 ET
Dec 13, 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...

Nov 19, 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...

Nov 06, 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...

Nov 01, 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...

Oct 30, 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...

Oct 24, 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...

Oct 11, 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...

Oct 04, 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...

Sep 28, 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...

Aug 15, 2012, 10:40 ET

Hackensack University Medical Center Receives its First Standard & Poor's Credit Rating: A-/Positive Rating

 Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to announce that it has received an 'A-'credit rating with a positive outlook by Standard &...