Nationally Ranked Hospital
Ranked #1 in New Jersey
Recognized in Northern New Jersey
Ranked #4 in New York metro area
Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ is ranked nationally in 8 adult and 1 pediatric specialties. It was also high-performing in 4 adult specialties, as shown below. It scored high in patient safety, demonstrating commitment to reducing accidents and medical mistakes. Hackensack University Medical Center is a 696-bed general medical and surgical facility with 68,717 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 13,501 annual inpatient and 20,700 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 117,601 visits. Hackensack University Medical Center is a teaching hospital.
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Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation’s healthcare leaders, is driven by a commitment to providing the highest quality care. At HackensackUMC, quality means always striving to deliver the best medicine to our patients — leading the pursuit of excellence in healthcare.
This hospital was among 148 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,793 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.
This hospital was one of 80 facilities that made the rankings in at least one of the 10 specialties analyzed for the 2012-13 Best Children's Hospitals.
Editor's Note, 7/17/2012: Some children's hospitals were initially misranked in one or more specialties due to a programming error that affected their scores. The website now displays correct rankings. To see if this hospital was one of the affected hospitals, get details here.
Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.
Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:
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Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601-1912