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Pascack Valley Medical Group today announced that cardiologist Mindy Markowitz, M.D. has joined the practice.
Interim dean named to list for first time
“We selected physicians with years of education, extensive experience and sub-specialty training to expand our services and to strengthen our existing programs,” said Sara Cuccurullo, M.D., chair, vice president and medical director of JFK Johnson. “We wanted physicians not only with the training but also with the passion to work in their specialized fields. These committed doctors made our decisions easy.”
Dr. Michael Wilderman is among only a few physicians in the region to have access to the first and only commercially available branched device to treat thoracic aortic conditions
Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award recognizes Hackensack University Medical Center’s commitment to best practices, quality for mitral valve repair
Pascack Valley Medical Center received recertification of its Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. The certification recognizes the hospital for commitment to improving patient outcomes and quality of life by enhancing standards of care.
New surgical director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and expert in single-incision procedures in children joins K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital, Hackensack Meridian Children's Health.
"A broad range of efforts across society are needed to understand and combat racial inequity in the school systems to better support students with traumatic brain injury who come from ethnic and racial minority groups,” said Ashley Kakkanatt, MD, physical medicine and rehabilitation at Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute and a coauthor of the study who worked on it during her fellowship training there. She now serves as an attending physician at JFK Johnson.
Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center is among the first hospitals in northern New Jersey now offering men with prostate cancer targeted Positron Emission Tomography (PET Imaging) with Illucix®, a Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) imaging agent.
In operation since 2012, AirMed One has logged more than 3,000 patient care missions and meets the industry’s highest standards for quality, safety and excellence
You may know what a hernia is, but do you know that a hernia without pain may be a ticking time bomb in your gut? We asked Harvey Rainville, M.D., a board-certified general surgeon at Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center, to answer a few of the most common questions about hernias.
JSF-2659, developed to be administered orally, could be a game changer in treating Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which is on the World Health Organization’s global list of “priority pathogens” for its resistance to existing drugs.
Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center recently welcomed Gregory J. Tiesi, M.D., FACS, FSSO, as medical director of Hepatobiliary Surgery. Dr. Tiesi is board certified in Complex General Surgical Oncology and General Surgery and has specialized in surgical oncology for nearly a decade.
“We are pleased to receive this prestigious recertification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation,” said Sara Cuccurullo, MD, chair, vice president, and medical director, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.
Physicians, nurses, scientists have published 260+ peer-reviewed papers - and list keeps growing
New guidelines published this year by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), Standards for the Performance of Transesophageal Echocardiographic Screening for Structural Heart Intervention, provide a unique teaching resource for interventional cardiologists, a growing group of heart specialists who perform echocardiography.
Hospital is one of only five in the U.S. selected to participate in early clinical trial for the minimally invasive Impella BTR technology
Five Hackensack Meridian Health medical centers have received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2022. These medical centers join only 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.
Pascack Valley Medical Group announced that Mohammed Gibreal, M.D. has joined the practice’s cardiology group. As a noninvasive cardiologist practicing in community hospitals and tertiary care medical centers, Dr. Gibreal has vast experience delivering care in inpatient and outpatient settings.
Seven Hackensack Meridian Health medical centers have received American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines® - Heart Failure Quality Achievement Awards. The awards recognize the medical centers’ commitment to improving outcomes for patients with heart failure, reducing patient readmissions and providing more healthy days at home.
The laboratory of Hai-Hui “Howard” Xue at the CDI published the findings of the complex and cascading molecular interactions modulating T-cell immunology in the August issue of the journal Nature Immunology.
Persona IQ Smart Knee captures and transmits knee motion data that can optimize patient monitoring, recovery and research after knee replacement surgery
PYLARIFY® (piflufolastat F 18) Injection Available at Hackensack University Medical Center, JFK University, Riverview, and Ocean University Medical Centers
Only hospital in New Jersey to offer GI Genius™ intelligent endoscopy modules through Medtronic and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Health Equity Assistance Program, supported by American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) selection of sites.
Hackensack University Medical Center physicians are now offering ioverao, a handheld device that is applied in the doctor’s office before knee replacement surgery to relieve postoperative knee pain, as well as to reduce the chronic pain of knee osteoarthritis. This cryotherapy treatment has been shown to decrease patients’ use of opioids and restore mobility by reducing stiffness and discomfort.
Pascack Valley Medical Center has been named by Money – Leapfrog Group, The Best Hospital in America for 2022, because of its quality, safe care, reputation for excellent patient experiences and an ethical approach to treatment. Pascack Valley Medical Center was one of only 148 hospitals around the country to make the cut.
Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center became the first hospital in New Jersey to acquire an intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system installed in the Helena Theurer Pavilion in June. The Siemens Healthineers MAGNETOM Combi Suite allows for MR images to be taken before surgery, enhancing presurgical planning, as well as during the procedure, to improve the accuracy of brain tumor removal. When not in use during surgery, the MRI suite is available for diagnostic imaging, adding to the hospital's existing arsenal of imaging tools.
The cohort welcomed in 2022 is very academically talented, based on MCATs
“At Old Bridge Medical Center, our focus is to provide the best healthcare experience possible,” said Patricia Carroll, FACHE, president, chief hospital executive. “These brand-new digital patient information boards will make it easier for our emergency room patients every step of the way.”
The Organ Transplantation Division at Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center, one of only a few certified transplant centers in New Jersey, is bringing its world-class services to satellite locations in the central and southern regions of New Jersey. Consultations, testing and follow up care of transplants are now available at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune and JFK University Medical Center in Edison.
VP will also Speak at Becker’s Hospital Review Conference
Nizar Bou Diab, M.D., is the first physician to complete residency training through the Department of Urology program
Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center, in partnership with Ensemble Health Partners (“Ensemble”), has been named as a recipient of the 2022 MAP Awards for High Performance in Revenue Cycle, sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (“HFMA”).
Run, Walk, Roll in the 14th Annual Miles for Minds 5K to Support JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center’s Department of Urology presented 26 abstracts at the American Urological Association’s (AUA) 2022 Annual Meeting, held in New Orleans, LA, from May 13-16, 2022.
The cardiovascular team at Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center recently implanted New Jersey’s first dual-chamber leadless pacemaker systems in patients, as part of Abbott’s AveirTM DR i2i clinical study.
Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center — a member of the global Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC) research group — is participating in a PNOC clinical trial for children and young adults with recurrent or progressive high-grade glioma (HGG), an aggressive, fast-growing type of brain tumor. The hospital is one of only 12 centers in the U.S., and the only center in the New York metropolitan area, to offer this trial.