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CDI Laboratory Identifies Critical Regulators Controlling T-Cell Homeostasis Which Could Improve Cancer Therapies, Vaccines of the Future

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.
11-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hackensack University Medical Center Becomes First Hospital in New Jersey to Implant ‘Smart Knee’ Joint Replacement Component

Persona IQ Smart Knee captures and transmits knee motion data that can optimize patient monitoring, recovery and research after knee replacement surgery
10-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hackensack Meridian Health Offers Innovative PSMA PET Imaging Test to Aid in Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

PYLARIFY® (piflufolastat F 18) Injection Available at Hackensack University Medical Center, JFK University, Riverview, and Ocean University Medical Centers
10-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hackensack University Medical Center received funding to provide artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted colonoscopy technology to underserved communities

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....
4-Aug-2022 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hackensack University Medical Center Offers Innovative Nonsurgical Treatment for Knee Pain Nerve-Freezing Approach Reduces Need for Opioids

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...
29-Jul-2022 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pascack Valley Medical Center Named in The Best Hospital in America List

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...
25-Jul-2022 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hackensack University Medical Center Installs the First Intraoperative MRI System in New Jersey

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...
21-Jul-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Welcomes Latest Group of Students with White Coat Ceremony

The cohort welcomed in 2022 is very academically talented, based on MCATs
21-Jul-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care.

Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 17 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties, which includes three academic medical centers – Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, JFK Medical Center in Edison; two children’s hospitals - Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; nine community hospitals - Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood; a behavioral health hospital – Carrier Clinic in Belle Mead; and two rehabilitation hospitals - JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison and Shore Rehabilitation Institute in Brick.

Additionally, the network has more than 500 patient care locations throughout the state which include ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, urgent care centers and physician practice locations. Hackensack Meridian Health has more than 34,100 team members, and 6,500 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The network’s notable distinctions include having one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more consecutive years, four hospitals among the top 10 in New Jersey by U.S. News and World Report. Other honors include consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, a six-time recipient of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” one of the “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” in the nation, and the number one “Best Place to Work for Women.” The network was also named to Becker’s Healthcare’s “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare/2018” list.

The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, the first private medical school in New Jersey in more than 50 years, welcomed its first class of 60 students in 2018 to its On3 campus in Nutley and Clifton. More than 4,000 applicants applied for the second class which will consist of approximately 90 students. The school will address a growing shortage of physicians and dramatic changes in health care delivery. Additionally, the network partnered with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to find more cures for cancer faster while ensuring that patients have access to the highest quality, most individualized cancer care when and where they need it.

Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.

For additional information, please visit www.HackensackMeridianHealth.org.



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