Member News — Hackensack University Medical Center Once Again Named as One of the 100 Great Hospitals in America
May 8th, 2018
For the eighth year in a row, Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center has been named to Becker’s Healthcare list of “100 great hospitals in America.”
The hospitals included on this list have been recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes and staff and physician satisfaction. These institutions are industry leaders that have achieved advanced accreditation and certification in several specialties. The list also includes industry innovators that have sparked trends in healthcare technology, hospital management and patient satisfaction.
“Once again, Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to be recognized as one of the greatest hospitals in the nation,” said Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D., FACS, president of Hackensack University Medical Center. “I congratulate our entire team on this well-deserved recognition, which is a direct result of our dedication to providing the highest quality, human-centered care.”
According to Becker’s, Hackensack University Medical Center was chosen because it is one of the few institutions in the nation with a dedicated medication safety officer who oversees pharmacy safety measures. Hackensack University Medical Center was also recognized based on a criteria of previous achievement.
Becker’s Healthcare selected hospitals for inclusion based on analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 rankings, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades and Truven Health Analytics. Becker’s also sought nominations for this list. The full list features individual profiles of all hospitals on the list and can be accessed at https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/100-great-hospitals-in-america-2018.html.