Hackensack University Medical Center

70%

Patients that would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average


Hackensack University Medical Center is a medical facility located in Hackensack, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was better than expected

  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

70%

Would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

Hackensack University Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%58%66%

Hackensack University Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%43%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%66%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Boz was highly professional. He listened keenly. He was honest about what he knows and what he doesn't know. My surgical experience was top notch. He checks on my progress and was very confident about my diagnosis. I would recommend Dr. Boz immediately.

Nicole Brown Jun 13 2021

Review for Dr. Bozdogan

Jun 13 2021

Review for Dr. Lancman

Dr. Levine did a total knee replacement on me 9 wks ago. An absolute success! I go to therapy as prescribed and already have full range of motion and a good portion of strength. Awesome doc, awesome team ??

Robsquare Jun 12 2021

Review for Dr. Levine

D. DePalma Jun 12 2021

Review for Dr. Kim

Justin Goldman Jun 11 2021

Review for Dr. Vaimakis

Location

Hackensack University Medical Center

30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601

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