BECKER'S HOSPITAL REVIEW NAMES 291 HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SYSTEM LEADERS TO KNOW
October 10, 2011 03:02 PM
CHICAGO—Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to announce the publication of its list, "291 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," which recognizes individuals leading prominent American healthcare organizations. Included on this year’s list is Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of Hackensack University Medical Center.
“With a vision and competency like his, it is no surprise to see Mr. Garrett’s name on this list,” said Joseph M. Sanzari, chairman of the Hackensack University Medical Center Board of Governors. “We are incredibly fortunate to have a leader like Mr. Garrett leading Hackensack University Medical Center, and it’s nice to see him receive national recognition for the hard work he accomplishes day in and day out.”
Armed with impressive accomplishments, extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry, these men and women continue to guide their respective organizations through change and innovation. Leaders were selected for inclusion on this list based on nominations, inclusion in previous Becker's Hospital Review lists and research conducted by the Becker's editorial team.
About Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center is a 775-bed not-for-profit, tertiary care, teaching and research hospital and provides the largest number of admissions in New Jersey. Founded in 1888 with 12 beds and as Bergen County's first hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center has demonstrated more than a century of growth and progress. Hackensack University Medical Center is a nationally recognized healthcare organization offering patients the most comprehensive services, state-of-the-art technologies, and facilities. Honors include being named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by HealthGrades® for five years in a row. Hackensack University Medical Center is the only hospital in New Jersey, New York, and New England to receive this honor for five consecutive years. Hackensack University Medical Center was also named one of the 50 Best Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review. U.S. News & World Report ranked Hackensack University Medical Center eighth in the New York Metro Area in its first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings, giving it the top ranking out of all the New Jersey hospitals listed. Additionally, Hackensack University Medical Center has been ranked in geriatrics, heart and heart surgery, and cancer in U.S. News & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospitals. The U.S. News Media Group also named the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital to its “2011-12 Best Children’s Hospitals” list – ranking as one of the top 50 in the specialty of neurology and neurosurgery – the first hospital in the State of New Jersey ever to be ranked in a Best Children’s Hospitals specialty. Hackensack University Medical Center is a Magnet® recognized hospital for nursing excellence, first in New Jersey, second in the nation, receiving its fourth designation in April 2009. Hackensack University Medical Center is the hometown hospital of the New York Giants and the New Jersey Nets.
About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a bimonthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Its content is geared toward high level hospital leaders, and provides valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 15,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs and CFOs.