Tuesday, June 11, 2013

HUMC named to 2013-2014 "Best Children's Hospitals" for Neurology andNeurosurgery

Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital breaks into the rankings

The Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at HackensackUMC has been ranked 29th in the nation for Neurology and Neurosurgery by U.S. News and World Report's 2013-2014 Best Children's Hospitals rankings.  This is the first time a New Jersey children's hospital has been ranked for a specialty.

These rankings were built from lengthy clinical surveys and extensive reputational surveys sent to pediatric specialists and subspecialists.  There were 179 hospitals surveyed for this ranking, 110 of which provided enough information to be considered for ranking in one or more specialty.

The report, click here to view, applauds the hospital's commitment to clinical research, improvement, advancement of technology, and patient advocacy.

HackensackUMC remains on top

Hackensack University Medical Center remains the number one ranked hospital in the State of New Jersey and number four ranked hospital in the New York Metropolitan Area.  HackensackUMC is nationally ranked in eight specialties:
Cancer #31
Ear, Nose, and Throat #45
Geriatrics #36
Orthopedics #38
Cardiology and Heart Surgery #27
Gastroenterology and GI Surgery #39
Neurology and Neurosurgery #39
Urology #25

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