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Home is Where Award-Winning Care is

Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is proud to announce that four of its hospitals – Hackensack University Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center – are among the top hospitals in New Jersey for 2019-20, according to U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, the hospitals are also ranked as High Performing in the U.S. in several areas of care. The 30th annual Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

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Nursing and Rehabilitation

Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive and integrated health network, is proud to announce that three nursing homes – Prospect Heights Care Center in Hackensack, Regent Care Center in Hackensack and West Caldwell Care Center in West Caldwell – have joined the network.


Celebrating Life & Liberty!

The annual Life & Liberty event for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers generates inspiration and support for those still in treatment or recovery, as well as providers and loved ones. This festive day attracts thousands of participants and gives the cancer community an opportunity to come together and celebrate their journeys, while offering one another hope and support. The free event will include interactive workshops, arts & crafts, lawn games, information about care, support, and survivorship services, and much more!


Hackensack Meridian Health John Theurer Cancer Center

Hackensack Meridian Health John Theurer Cancer Center is a proud member of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)- approved Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Consortium.

Excellence is Our Standard

Patient Safety & Quality

At Hackensack Meridian Health, we are committed to achieving the highest quality standards and outcomes and welcome the clarity that measurement and reporting bring to the process. We are committed to transparency; shining a spotlight on safety, patient experience, and other publicly reported measures that accelerates improvement.

Quality Health Care Without the Wait

Hackensack Meridian Health in partnership with RediClinics provide access to board certified nurse practitioners with local physician oversight. RediClinics are an affordable and convenient option to medical care for minor illnesses when your physician or pediatrician (for children 18 months +) is not available.

Why Choose Hackensack Meridian Health?

Our integrated health care network is taking health care in New Jersey life years ahead. Our mission is to provide the full spectrum of life-enhancing care and services to create and sustain healthy, vibrant communities.

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Orthopedics Parenting Pediatrics

Backpacks and Back Pain: 6 Ways to Help Your Kids Get Some Relief

It's that time of year again! Kids are back to school and lugging heavy backpacks around. Our experts share six ways you can help your child get relief from back pain.


Are Flip-Flops Bad for Your Feet?

Flip-flops are the unofficial footwear of summer. But, wearing them nonstop can cause some painful...

Blood Pressure Cancer Care Cardiac / Heart Health Lungs & Breathing

Is Vaping Safer than Normal Smoking?

Electronic cigarettes have been marketed as healthier alternatives to cigarettes, but vaping brings its own...

Cancer Care

HPV Does Not Always Lead to Cervical Cancer

What's the connection between HPV and cervical cancer? Two Hackensack Meridian Health experts break down...

Pregnancy Women’s Health

8 Foods and Beverages to Avoid During Pregnancy

Pregnant? Dr. Tanuja Rajpal shares 8 foods you should avoid because they can be detrimental...

Weight Loss

10 Misconceptions About Bariatric Surgery

Learn about the common misconceptions surrounding bariatric surgery and hear from our experts on the...

Nutrition Parenting Pediatrics

3 Tricks to Get Your Kids Eating Veggies

Wish your kids would eat their veggies? Check out our tips for sneaking healthy options...

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