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Hackensack University Medical Center was once again named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for 2011 in a report issued by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization.
Hackensack University Medical Center’s (HUMC) outstanding clinical quality has again placed it among an elite group of U.S. healthcare facilities: HealthGrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals.HUMC is the only hospital in New Jersey, New York and New England to be named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for five consecutive years.To be recognized with this distinction, hospitals must have had risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates that were in the top five percent in the nation for the most consecutive years. On average, patients treated at America’s 50 Best Hospitals had a nearly 30% lower risk of death and 3.45% lower rate of complications. “Our commitment to providing an excellent healthcare experience for our patients is shown on a daily basis throughout our medical center; and in annual recognition such as being named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by HealthGrades for the fifth year in a row,” said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of HUMC. “Our physicians, nurses and the entire healthcare team are steadfast in our mission to put patients first, and this kind of evidence-based recognition is truly indicative of that fact.”