Robert C. Garrett named NJBIZ Health Care Professional of the Year

June 21, 2016

Bob Garrett sees the future of health care as the head of the Hackensack University Health Network.

“Now, more than ever, health care systems, hospitals and professionals need to collaborate,” he said. “Partnerships and affiliations are crucial to success in today’s health care. Across our network, we have partnered with health systems, hospitals, universities, physicians, physician groups, research centers, and other organizations. Learning from one another and sharing resources are an integral part. I think that identifying and securing these types of partnerships can be a challenge for today’s health care professionals.”

Garrett has led Hackensack in numerous mergers and partnerships in recent months. He lists two as the most important.

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