HackensackUMC

30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack NJ, 07601

(201) 355-2882

81% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

HackensackUMC has achieved 3 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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HackensackUMC has been recognized by Healthgrades for 0 Hospital Quality Award in the last 12 months

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HackensackUMC has been recognized by Healthgrades for 3 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 360 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 935 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 1046 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 1730 cases.

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As Expected
Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 571 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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National Average
Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 215 hospital cases and a national average of 95 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 448 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 217 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 177 cases.

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As Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 467 cases.

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As Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1759 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 525 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 363 cases.

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As Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 470 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 884 cases.

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As Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 191 cases.

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As Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 116 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 314 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 439 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 781 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Urogynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 63 hospital cases and a national average of 76 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 6238 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 7023 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 313 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 968 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 641 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 793 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 1303 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 123 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 86 hospital cases and a national average of 65 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 803 cases.

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As Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 1023 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 167 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 191 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 132 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 214 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 55 hospital cases and a national average of 63 cases.

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Our Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

81% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • HackensackUMC
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 7 safety indicators

  • 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
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated As Expected in 4 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
16 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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HackensackUMC

30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Hackensack University Medical Center can be reached by both bus and rail, with service from areas within Bergen County, as well as New York City. Please visit www.njtransit.com/ for both bus and rail service.

From George Washington Bridge and East
Follow Route 80 West, staying in local lanes, to Exit 64B. Turn right at light onto Polifly Road. Travel north on Polifly Road. At second light, turn left onto Essex Street. At first light, turn right onto Prospect Avenue. Hackensack University Medical Center is on the right.

From Paterson Area and West
Follow Route 80 East, staying in local lanes to Exit 63B for Rochelle Park and Paramus. (Exit ramp sign says Exit 63) Turn left off exit ramp and turn right at light onto Essex Street. Follow Hospital signs. At sixth light, turn left onto Prospect Avenue. Hackensack University Medical Center is on the right.

Alternate directions for those traveling east on Essex Street from Lodi, Elmwood Park, and Saddle Brook:
From Route 80 East – Take Exit #65 (Green Street, South Hackensack). Follow U-Turn signs to Rt. 80 West. Continue on Rt. 80 West to the Polifly Road, Hackensack Exit. Bear right at the bottom of the ramp and continue straight on Polifly Road until you reach the second traffic light which is Essex Street. Turn left onto Essex Street. Continue to Prospect Ave. and make a right at the traffic light. Hackensack University Medical Center is located at 30 Prospect Ave. The main entrance is on the right.

From Southern New Jersey on the NJ Turnpike
Follow Route 95-N.J. Turnpike North to the junction of Route 80. Take 80 West and stay in lanes for "Local Exits" to exit 64B for Hasbrouck Heights and Newark. Turn right at light onto Polifly Road. Travel north on Polifly Road. At second light, turn left onto Essex Street. At first light, turn right onto Prospect Avenue. Hackensack University Medical Center is on the right.

From Northern New Jersey on Route 17
Follow Route 17 South to Essex Street exit. Turn left onto Essex Street. At fourth light, turn left onto Prospect Avenue. Hackensack University Medical Center is on the right.

From Southern New Jersey on Route 17
Follow Route 17 North to Polifly Road turnoff. Go under the Route 80 overpass and turn left at the second light onto Essex Street. Turn right at the first light onto Prospect Avenue. Hackensack University Medical Center is on the right.

From the Lincoln Tunnel
Take Route 3 West to Route 17 North to Essex Street exit. Turn right onto Essex Street. At fourth light, turn left onto Prospect Avenue. Hackensack University Medical Center is on the right.

From the Garden State Parkway
From the Garden State Parkway, either north or south, take Route 80 East. Follow directions above for Paterson and West.

Visiting Hours

Hackensack UMC is open to visitors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.