Audrey Murphy Recognized by NJBIZ as one of New Jerseys 2015 Best 50 Women in Business
March 24, 2015 11:49 AM
Audrey Murphy, Esq., RN, executive vice president and chief legal officer at HackensackUMC, has been recognized by NJBIZ magazine as one of New Jersey’s 2015 Best 50 Women in Business.
Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that Audrey Murphy, Esq., RN, executive vice president and chief legal officer at HackensackUMC, has been recognizedbyNJBIZ magazine as one of New Jersey’s 2015 Best 50 Women in Business.Honorees were recognized at an awards dinner at The Palace at Somerset Park on Monday, March 23.
The awards program honors dynamic women in business making headlines in their field. An independent panel of judges selected the top 50 winners based on their dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement, and advocacy for women.
“I want to extend my congratulations on this well-deserved award,” said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of the Hackensack University Health Network. “We are proud to have such a distinguished and knowledgeable leader as part of our team.”
As executive vice president and chief legal officer of HackensackUMC, Ms. Murphy employs dual expertise as an attorney and as a nurse. This unique combination has afforded her the ability to view high-level strategic operations within the Hackensack University Health Network, while maintaining an understanding of what is involved in patient care.
In 2014, HackensackUMC’s Legal Department was named Best In-House Legal Department of the Year by New Jersey Law Journal, a further demonstration of Ms. Murphy’s leadership. She has been part of the HackensackUMC team since 1992 and has been in her current position since 2010.
The honorees are also highlighted in a special supplement to NJBIZ.
Photo: Audrey Murphy, Esq., RN, executive vice president and chief legal officer at HackensackUMC, has been recognized by NJBIZ magazine as one of New Jersey’s 2015 Best 50 Women in Business.
About Hackensack University Medical Center
HackensackUMC, a nonprofit teaching and research hospital located in Bergen County, NJ, is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in the state. Founded in 1888 as the county’s first hospital, it is the flagship hospital of Hackensack University Health Network, one of the largest health networks in the state comprised of 1,250 beds, nearly 10,000 employees and 2,700 credentialed physicians. HackensackUMC was listed as the number one hospital in New Jersey in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2014-15. It is one of the top 30 hospitals in the nation by receiving 11 national specialty rankings, including a national ranking for the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Neurology and Neurosurgery in the 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals. The children’s hospital is housed with the Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital in the Sarkis and Siran Gabrellian Women’s and Children’s Pavilion, which was designed with The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center, and was included on the Green Guide’s list of Top 10 Green Hospitals in the U.S. HackensackUMC is one of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals™ for nine years in a row, and received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ 13 years in a row. The medical center has also been named a Leapfrog Top Hospital, and received 23 Gold Seals of Approval™ by the Joint Commission – more than any other hospital in the country. It was the first hospital in New Jersey and second in the nation to become a Magnet® recognized hospital for nursing excellence; receiving its fifth consecutive designation in 2014. HackensackUMC is the Hometown Hospital of the New York Giants and the New York Red Bulls and was Official Medical Services Provider to The Barclays PGA Golf Tournament and the NY/NJ Super Bowl XLV111 Host Committee. It remains committed to its community through fundraising and community events. To learn more, visit: www.HackensackUMC.org.