HackensackUMC and CentraState Healthcare System, located in Monmouth County, NJ, entered into an affiliation agreement for oncology services. The purpose of this agreement is to identify opportunities for each medical staff to collaborate on the provision of oncology services to their respective communities, integrate clinical programs, and share services and resources.
The John Theurer Cancer Center’s Division of Research consolidates all of the basic science research and clinical trials conducted at the John Theurer Cancer Center and the David Joseph Jurist Research Center for Tomorrows Children. Clinical trials focus on evaluating the safety and effectiveness of new medications, treatment methods, surgical techniques, medical and surgical technology, imaging studies, protocols for treatments, and medical devices in human volunteers. At the John Theurer Cancer Center, there are clinical trials for almost every type of cancer and many serious blood disorders and immune deficiencies.
In June 2013, HackensackUMC announced a new cardiac services alliance with Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center (GSRMC), a member of Bon Secours Charity Health System, in Suffern, NY. The alliance, between HackensackUMC’s Heart & Vascular Hospital and the Active International Cardiovascular Institute at GSRMC, increases collaboration among the award-winning cardiac and vascular centers. HackensackUMC physicians provide clinical support and direct patient care at the GSRMC Active Cardiovascular Institute’s facility.
MinuteClinic, the retail healthcare division of CVS Caremark, partnered with Hackensack University Health Network in May of 2012, in a clinical affiliation that expands access to convenient, affordable healthcare services in northeast New Jersey. Under the agreement, HackensackUMC physicians serve as medical directors for seven MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Bergen, Passaic and Hudson counties and parts of Essex County. MinuteClinic and HackensackUMC collaborate on patient education and disease management initiatives, and refer patients to one another when clinically appropriate. HackensackUMC accepts patients requiring a level of care not provided by MinuteClinic; while MinuteClinic offers patients walk-in services for common family illnesses and wellness and prevention services, such as health condition monitoring.
The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital and Department of Surgery at HackensackUMC announced its collaboration with the NYU Langone Medical Center’s Division of Pediatric Surgery in February of 2012. As part of this collaboration, a team of three physicians from NYU Langone Medical Center’s Division of Pediatric Surgery joined an advanced practice nurse and a pediatric surgeon from HackensackUMC’s pediatric surgery team to provide the highest quality of surgical care to patients.