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PURPLESUN FMUV: Weapon Of Defense Battling An Invisible Enemy COVID-19

PurpleSun designs and manufactures hospital grade mechatronic systems that are user friendly and provide a special type of Focused Multivector Ultraviolet (FMUV) light technology, for the purpose of disinfection in 90 seconds.
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Bayshore Medical Center Foundation Hosting Virtual Oktoberfest Community Celebration on October 29

To safeguard supporters, Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center Foundation has moved its annual October fundraising event to a virtual format to be held on Friday, October 29 at 7 p.m. In lieu of the planned, in-person Oktoberfest celebration,...
21-Sep-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center Appoints Robert F. Heary Medical Director of Spine Program

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (September 8, 2020) – Mountainside Medical Center has announced that Robert. F. Heary will take on the new role as Medical Director of the Spine Program. In this new role, Dr. Heary will oversee the Montclair Spine Center at...
8-Sep-2020 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dean of Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Named to ROI-NJ Influencers: Higher Education List

Bonita Stanton, M.D., who was the first leader of the school starting in 2016, was cited for helming the private and independent medical school – “one that aims to produce a generation of doctors whose vision is built around ensuring health...
2-Sep-2020 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jersey Shore University Medical Center Launches Cardio-Oncology Program

Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center recently launched a Cardio-Oncology Program providing cancer patients and survivors access to cardiology and oncology specialists and advanced imaging services. L. Steven Zukerman, M.D.,...
1-Sep-2020 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pediatric Patients from Hackensack Meridian Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital Enjoy Horses and Nature at Pony Power Therapies in Annual Program

Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and Pony Power Therapies joined forces for another year to support pediatric patients through the power of horses and nature.
28-Aug-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Patients at Hackensack Meridian Children’s Cancer Institute Graduate in a Virtual Commencement Ceremony Celebrating the Class of 2020

Hackensack Meridian Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce that 29 patients who have undergone treatment at Hackensack Meridian Health Children’s Cancer Institute graduated in a virtual commencement ceremony celebrating the...
28-Aug-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hackensack Meridian Health Enrolling Individuals for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

Hackensack Meridian Health investigators expect to enroll 300 individuals.
27-Aug-2020 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Popular Heartburn Medication Recalled For Containing Chemical Linked to Cancer - What You Need to Know and What Can You Take Instead

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September Is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

The Children’s Cancer Institute at Hackensack University Medical Center celebrates the milestones of patients and the doctors who refuse to give up hope
19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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June Is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

20-May-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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Patient Improves From Having 100 Seizures a Day to None Thanks to Complex Brain Surgery Performed at Jersey Shore University Medical Center by Neurosurgeon Lawrence Daniels, M.D.

After more than a decade of suffering from epileptic seizures – sometimes more than 100 a day – a woman finds improved quality of life thanks to neurosurgeon Lawrence Daniels, M.D. and the team at the Neuroscience Institute at Jersey Shore...
30-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Dr. Julia Piwoz’s Top Ten Tips for Kids (and their parents) with the Flu

Julia A. Piwoz, M.D., FAAP, chief, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center has created a list of Top Ten Tips for Kids (and their...
31-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST

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Hackensack University Medical Center Participates in National Conference on Pharmaceutical and Chemical Diversion

Michael A. Kelly, M.D., chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center, was a featured presenter at the...
10-Jan-2018 4:00 PM EST

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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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