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Aug 04, 2017 10:22 AM

Hackensack University Medical Center Honored for Excellence in Environmental Quality

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that it is being honored by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) with its 2017 Award for Excellence in the Environmental Quality category.

 
Aug 04, 2017 09:53 AM

Hackensack University Medical Center Earns Joint Commission Recertifications

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce recertification by the Joint Commission in these programmatic areas: Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Colorectal Oncology, Depression, Uterine-Ovarian Oncology, Primary Stroke Center, and Advanced Inpatient Diabetes. The previously certified Total Joint Replacement program is now certified as Advanced Total Joint Replacement.

 
Aug 04, 2017 09:49 AM

Clinical Excellence Award - Pharmacy on the front lines

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Pharmacy Transitions of Care (TOC) team was recently recognized with a HealthTrust 2017 Clinical Excellence Award. The HealthTrust Clinical Excellence Award recognizes members who have implemented and demonstrated a best practice in supply chain clinical initiatives. The TOC team was created to support and advance medication reconciliation and patient counseling through innovative and collaborative initiatives.

 
Aug 03, 2017 09:15 AM

Hackensack University Medical Center Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center joins hospitals around the world to educate and promote breastfeeding of newborns during the first six months of life during World Breastfeeding Week.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast milk is known to provide both nourishment and therapeutic benefits to an infant, yielding critical immunological and developmental support that cannot be replicated in formula.

 
Aug 02, 2017 11:16 AM

CrossFit for kids? Yes, and other classes, too

Baseball, gymnastics, and ballet are go-to after-school activities for children. Nowadays, though, the world of childhood fitness has expanded well beyond the norm. Kids can enjoy the same types of innovative workout classes as their parents. Many gyms across Northern New Jersey offer adult-style fitness programs that have been adapted and modified for a younger audience.

 
Aug 02, 2017 11:14 AM

Solution at a Glance: Continuous Energy Oversight Saves $400,000 Annually at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center

Hackensack University Medical Center was featured on the U.S. Department of Energy's website for its efforts to reduce energy consumption by at least 20 percent with plant operations improving energy use in its district cooling and heating system. The central district cooling system is made up of four central chilled water plants, which provide 8,400 tons of cooling to multiple critical facilities.​

 
Aug 01, 2017 12:45 PM

FDA Gives DTC Genetic Tests a Partial Restart

On April 6, 2017, the FDA opened the door to full-blown diagnostic DTC (direct-to-consumer) genetic testing. The permission was limited to risks for 10 specific diseases, including Parkinson's, Alzheimer's disease, and celiac disease. John Theurer Cancer Center hematologist and oncologist, Dr. Stuart Goldberg's Med City News article, This is the Direction Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing Needs to Take, published May 2, 2017 was referenced.

 
Jul 31, 2017 11:17 AM

How to enjoy aromatherapy safely

Manny Alvarez, M.D., serves as Fox News Channel's senior managing health editor. He also serves as chairman of the Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Reproductive Science at Hackensack University Medical Center. In this article, Dr. Manny discusses essential oils, which are recommended by aromatherapists and used by lay people to treat everything from constipation to cancer.

 
Jul 29, 2017 10:35 AM

Dr. David Landers Honored at the American Heart Association's 20th Annual Affair of the Heart Ball

David Landers, M.D., vice chair, Heart & Vascular Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center, has been named Physician of the Year by the American Heart Association at its Annual Affair of the Heart Ball. The 20th Annual Affair of the Heart Ball was held at The Grove in Cedar Grove, and chaired by Joseph E. Parrillo, M.D., chairman of the Heart & Vascular Hospital.

 
Jul 28, 2017 09:56 AM

Garretts gift $2.65M to endow Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian med school dean's post

Hackensack Meridian Health co-CEO Robert Garrett and his wife, Laura Garrett, have provided a $2.65 million gift in honor of the new Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine's founding dean, Dr. Bonita Stanton.

 
 
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