Advance directives are documents you create to describe the extent of medical treatment you want to receive—or not to receive—should you become unconscious or too ill to communicate. Though the topic may be difficult to discuss, your wishes are important. We recommend that you discuss advance directives with your spouse, other family members, physicians, nurses, and clerics while you are feeling well and thinking clearly.
Bioethics is the discipline that addresses ethical issues that arise in the health care setting, including those related to life and death, cure and comfort, truth telling and trust reflected in patient care and decision making.
Improving patient care by focusing on key quality and safety indicators is integral to achieving Hackensack Meridian’s overall quality and safety objectives. It is an interdisciplinary, multi-party effort, one that encompasses the entire organization – including physicians, nurses, support staff, administration personnel and board members – all working in partnership to improve the quality and safety of patient care.
Hackensack Meridian Health is committed to providing individuals with disabilities full and equal access to services and treatment. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Hackensack Meridian Health welcomes the use of service animals by any person with a disability.
Visitor Parking = $7
Valet Parking = $7
Ample parking is available in the lots surrounding Hackensack University Medical Center Palisades.
If you are visiting one of the outpatient departments, you may be eligible for to park for free. Please follow these steps:
- Bring your Parking Voucher to a representative from that department to be approved.
- Before you leave, bring the approved Voucher to the Cashier’s Window for complimentary validation.
- Insert the validated Voucher into the ticket machine at the parking lot’s exit gate.