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Newswise: Men’s Health Day Targets Those at High Risk for Prostate Cancer - Including African Americans
Released: 27-Sep-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Men’s Health Day Targets Those at High Risk for Prostate Cancer - Including African Americans
Hackensack Meridian Health

Join NY Giants great Harry Carson and Hackensack Meridian Health, Screenings for Prostate Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Asthma & Lung Disease and More

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Group 
Welcomes Cardiologist Mindy Markowitz, M.D.
Released: 26-Sep-2022 1:50 PM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Group Welcomes Cardiologist Mindy Markowitz, M.D.
Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center

Pascack Valley Medical Group today announced that cardiologist Mindy Markowitz, M.D. has joined the practice.

Released: 21-Sep-2022 1:35 PM EDT
After Nationwide Search, Three Sub-Specialty Physicians Join Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
Hackensack Meridian Health

“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.”

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Endovascular Surgeon Becomes First in U.S. to Perform Commercial Minimally Invasive Thoracic Aortic Repair Using New Device
Released: 20-Sep-2022 10:25 AM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center Endovascular Surgeon Becomes First in U.S. to Perform Commercial Minimally Invasive Thoracic Aortic Repair Using New Device
Hackensack Meridian Health

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

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Receives Recognition as a Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center for Second Year from the American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation
Released: 19-Sep-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center Receives Recognition as a Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center for Second Year from the American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation
Hackensack Meridian Health

Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award recognizes Hackensack University Medical Center’s commitment to best practices, quality for mitral valve repair

Newswise: Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs Recognized as a National Leader
Released: 19-Sep-2022 1:00 PM EDT
Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs Recognized as a National Leader
Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center

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.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Welcomes Expert in Single-Incision Laparoscopy, Surgical Oncology and Procedures to Treat Congenital Abnormalities to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
Released: 14-Sep-2022 4:10 PM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Welcomes Expert in Single-Incision Laparoscopy, Surgical Oncology and Procedures to Treat Congenital Abnormalities to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Released: 13-Sep-2022 2:30 PM EDT
New Study in Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation Explores Predictors of High School and College Graduation for Young People with Traumatic Brain Injury
Hackensack Meridian 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.

Newswise: FDA-Approved PSMA-PET Imaging Agent for Prostate Cancer Now Available at Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center
Released: 6-Sep-2022 5:45 PM EDT
FDA-Approved PSMA-PET Imaging Agent for Prostate Cancer Now Available at Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health (Mountainside Medical Center)

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.

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center’s AirMed One Helicopter Transport Team Earns Re-Accreditation and Celebrates 10 Years of Service
Released: 31-Aug-2022 3:45 PM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center’s AirMed One Helicopter Transport Team Earns Re-Accreditation and Celebrates 10 Years of Service
Hackensack Meridian Health

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

Newswise: Seven Questions about Hernias
Released: 24-Aug-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Seven Questions about Hernias
Hackensack Meridian Health (Mountainside Medical Center)

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.

Released: 23-Aug-2022 10:30 AM EDT
CDI Laboratory Develops Promising New Antibiotic for Resistant Gonorrhea
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Newswise: Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Gregory Tiesi as Medical Director of Hepatobiliary Surgery
Released: 18-Aug-2022 4:30 PM EDT
Jersey Shore University Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Gregory Tiesi as Medical Director of Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Released: 18-Aug-2022 1:25 PM EDT
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Recertifies Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
Hackensack Meridian Health

“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.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Health Researchers Publish Important COVID-19 Findings Throughout Pandemic
Released: 18-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Health Researchers Publish Important COVID-19 Findings Throughout Pandemic
Hackensack Meridian Health

Physicians, nurses, scientists have published 260+ peer-reviewed papers - and list keeps growing

Newswise: New Guidelines from ASE Set Standards to Perform Transesophageal Echocardiographic Screening for Structural Heart Interventions
Released: 17-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT
New Guidelines from ASE Set Standards to Perform Transesophageal Echocardiographic Screening for Structural Heart Interventions
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Becomes Second Hospital in the World to Implant New Heart Pump to Treat Chronic Heart Failure
Released: 17-Aug-2022 10:50 AM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center Becomes Second Hospital in the World to Implant New Heart Pump to Treat Chronic Heart Failure
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hospital is one of only five in the U.S. selected to participate in early clinical trial for the minimally invasive Impella BTR technology

Released: 16-Aug-2022 11:20 AM EDT
Five Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Centers Among Nation’s Top in Treating Heart Attack Patients
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Group expands cardiology group with the addition of Mohammed Gibreal, M.D.
Released: 16-Aug-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Group expands cardiology group with the addition of Mohammed Gibreal, M.D.
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Released: 15-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Seven Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Centers Nationally Recognized for their Commitment to Providing High-Quality Heart Failure Care
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Newswise: CDI Laboratory Identifies Critical Regulators Controlling T-Cell Homeostasis Which Could Improve Cancer Therapies, Vaccines of the Future
Released: 11-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT
CDI Laboratory Identifies Critical Regulators Controlling T-Cell Homeostasis Which Could Improve Cancer Therapies, Vaccines of the Future
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Becomes First Hospital in New Jersey to Implant ‘Smart Knee’ Joint Replacement Component
Released: 10-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center Becomes First Hospital in New Jersey to Implant ‘Smart Knee’ Joint Replacement Component
Hackensack Meridian Health

Persona IQ Smart Knee captures and transmits knee motion data that can optimize patient monitoring, recovery and research after knee replacement surgery

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Released: 10-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Health Offers Innovative PSMA PET Imaging Test to Aid in Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer
Hackensack Meridian Health

PYLARIFY® (piflufolastat F 18) Injection Available at Hackensack University Medical Center, JFK University, Riverview, and Ocean University Medical Centers

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center  received funding to provide artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted colonoscopy technology to underserved communities
Released: 4-Aug-2022 3:55 PM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center received funding to provide artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted colonoscopy technology to underserved communities
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Offers Innovative Nonsurgical Treatment for Knee Pain 
Nerve-Freezing Approach Reduces Need for Opioids
Released: 29-Jul-2022 11:50 AM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center Offers Innovative Nonsurgical Treatment for Knee Pain Nerve-Freezing Approach Reduces Need for Opioids
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Released: 25-Jul-2022 11:30 AM EDT
Pascack Valley Medical Center Named in The Best Hospital in America List
Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center

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.

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Released: 21-Jul-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center Installs the First Intraoperative MRI System in New Jersey
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Released: 21-Jul-2022 9:30 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Welcomes Latest Group of Students with White Coat Ceremony
Hackensack Meridian Health

The cohort welcomed in 2022 is very academically talented, based on MCATs

Released: 20-Jul-2022 11:00 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Old Bridge Medical Center Unveils New Digital Patient Information Boards
Hackensack Meridian Health

“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.”

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Expands World-Class Organ Transplant Program to Physician Satellite Offices at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and JFK University Medical Center
Released: 20-Jul-2022 10:50 AM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center Expands World-Class Organ Transplant Program to Physician Satellite Offices at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and JFK University Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Newswise: First Urology Resident Graduates from Hackensack University Medical Center Program
Released: 17-Jul-2022 12:05 PM EDT
First Urology Resident Graduates from Hackensack University Medical Center Program
Hackensack Meridian Health

Nizar Bou Diab, M.D., is the first physician to complete residency training through the Department of Urology program

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center Receives HFMA 2022 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle
Released: 13-Jul-2022 11:35 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center Receives HFMA 2022 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle
Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center

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”).

Newswise: Run, Walk, Roll in the 14th Annual Miles for Minds 5K to Support JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
Released: 11-Jul-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Run, Walk, Roll in the 14th Annual Miles for Minds 5K to Support JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
Hackensack Meridian Health

Run, Walk, Roll in the 14th Annual Miles for Minds 5K to Support JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute

Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Department of Urology Presents 26 Abstracts at American Urological Association 2022 Annual Meeting
Released: 6-Jul-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center Department of Urology Presents 26 Abstracts at American Urological Association 2022 Annual Meeting
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Newswise: New Jersey’s First Dual-Chamber Leadless Pacemakers Implanted at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Released: 1-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT
New Jersey’s First Dual-Chamber Leadless Pacemakers Implanted at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.

Released: 30-Jun-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital Offers New Clinical Trial for Children and Young Adults Diagnosed with Aggressive or Recurrent Brain Tumor
Hackensack Meridian Health

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.


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