BVMI Celebrates HackensackUMC Radiology Department at 2016 Gala
October 6, 2016 03:58 PM
Amanda Missey, president and CEO, BVMI; Sean D. Pierce, M.D., chairman, Radiology, HackensackUMC; Michael Horton, M.H.A., administrative director, Diagnostic Imaging, HackensackUMC.
The Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) honored Hackensack University Medical Center’s (HackensackUMC) Department of Radiology with a Community Leadership Award at its 7th Anniversary Gala. BVMI provides free primary medical care to Bergen County adults who work, but cannot afford health insurance. Since BVMI opened in 2009, the Department of Radiology at HackensackUMC has provided hundreds of patients with diagnostic services including CT scans, mammograms, MRIs and ultrasounds. From left to right: Amanda Missey, president and CEO, BVMI; Sean D. Pierce, M.D., chairman, Radiology, HackensackUMC; Michael Horton, M.H.A., administrative director, Diagnostic Imaging, HackensackUMC.
About Hackensack University Medical Center
HackensackUMC, a 775-bed 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 a member of Hackensack Meridian Health, one of the largest networks in the state comprised of 28,000 team members and more than 6,000 physicians. HackensackUMC was listed as the number one hospital in New Jersey in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-17 Best Hospital rankings - maintaining its place atop the NJ rankings since the rating system was introduced. It was also named one of the top four New York Metro Area hospitals. HackensackUMC is one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more years in a row. The medical center is one of the top 25 green hospitals in the country according to Practice Greenhealth, and received 24 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 has created an entire campus of award-winning care, including: the John Theurer Cancer Center; the Heart & Vascular Hospital; and the Sarkis and Siran Gabrellian Women’s and Children’s Pavilion, which houses the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital and Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital, which was designed with The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center and listed on the Green Guide’s list of Top 10 Green Hospitals in the U.S. HackensackUMC is the Hometown Hospital of the New York Giants and the New York Red Bulls and is Official Medical Services Provider to The Barclays PGA Golf Tournament. It remains committed to its community through fundraising and community events. To learn more, visit www.HackensackUMC.org.