Hackensack University Med Center’s prostate cancer program secures recertification

Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has earned Joint Commission recertification for its Prostate Cancer Program — the only disease-specific care certified program of its kind in the United States. The Joint Commission team reviewed inpatient and outpatient areas as well as data specific to the program, including provider and team member files, which were assessed for current disease-specific competency and education. The surveyors commended: interdisciplinary team engagement, excellent data analysis, team member education and competencies, and cooperation between care areas, as well as what they described as a clean, beautiful, and uplifting environment. Patients praised: a terrific team, great nursing care, and very good pain control. (Note: This article was also featured on and

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