Hackensack University Medical Center - 100 Great Hospitals in America | 2014

 Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center. Founded in 1888 with just 12 beds, Hackensack University Medical Center was the first hospital in New Jersey's Bergen County. Now, the facility is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in the state. 

Hackensack-University-Medical-Center-factsU.S. News & World Report ranked HackensackUMC as the No. 3 hospital in the New York City metro area and as the top hospital in New Jersey for 2013-14. It is ranked nationally by U.S. News in nine specialties: cancer; cardiology and heart surgery; otolaryngology; gastroenterology and GI services; geriatrics; neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonary and urology. Healthgrades also placed HackensackUMC in the top 50 on this year's America's Best Hospitals list, a recognition it has received for seven years in a row. Further, it is Magnet-recognized for excellence in nursing.

HackensackUMC has deep ties to its local sports teams, as it is the hometown hospital for the New York Giants football and New York Red Bulls soccer teams. Hackensack University Health Network, the parent organization, was also the only New Jersey-based provider chosen as one of three "Official Health Services Providers" for the 2014 Super Bowl by the NY/NJ Super Bowl XLVIII Host Committee. Furthering its connection to the New York Giants, HackensackUMC opened Fitness & Wellness: Powered by the NY Giants, a wellness center in Maywood, N.J., late in 2013.


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