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Hackensack University Medical Center Named to Becker’s Hospital Review 2020 List of ‘100 Great Hospitals in America’

On May 20, 2020, Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2020 list of “100 Great Hospitals in America” for the 11th consecutive year.

“Hackensack University Medical Center’s continued inclusion on the Becker’s list demonstrates to our patients and our community that our facility is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and staffed by outstanding providers who offer pioneering treatments — all while providing an outstanding patient experience,” said Robert C. Garrett, FACHE, CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health.

“Earning a place on Becker’s ‘100 Great Hospitals in America’ list reflects the dedication of our team members, who continue to uphold our standards of excellence while serving as leaders in innovation and positive change,” said Mark D. Sparta, FACHE, president and chief hospital executive, Hackensack University Medical Center.

According to Becker’s Healthcare, the hospitals featured on the 2020 list have earned national recognition for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes, and staff and physician satisfaction, and as industry leaders that achieved advanced accreditation and certification in several specialties. Becker’s Healthcare further stated the list includes industry innovators that have sparked trends in health care technology, hospital management and patient satisfaction.

“Hackensack University Medical Center is honored to be once again included in Becker’s ‘100 Great Hospitals in America’ list,” said Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D., FACS, regional president, Northern Market, Hackensack Meridian Health. “Being named to this prestigious list is a testament to the compassionate, high-quality care our team members provide to our patients every day.”

Becker’s selected the hospitals for its 2020 “100 Great Hospitals in America” list based on an analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News and World Report’s 2019-20 rankings, CareChex, Healthgrades, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades, and IBM Watson Health top hospitals. Becker’s also sought nominations for this list. The list was compiled and developed before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S.