Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH), New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, has officially opened its first Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH). A brand-new, state-of-the-art hospital offering 30 private rooms.
“We are excited to open our 18th hospital in the Hackensack Meridian Health network. This new LTACH will provide numerous benefits to our patients, their families and our community, which will lead to optimizing patient outcomes,” said Robert Garrett, chief executive officer, Hackensack Meridian Health.
The Hackensack Meridian LTACH will offer a variety of programs to accommodate patients that need a longer stay in an acute care hospital.
Highlights of the Hackensack Meridian LTACH will include:
• State of the art pulmonary program with ventilator weaning
• Advanced cardiac program which will include congestive heart failure management and education
• Dialysis management
• Sepsis treatment including long term antibiotic therapy
• Extensive wound care program, with treatment of non-healing surgical wounds and pressure ulcers
“The Hackensack Meridian LTACH is dedicated to supporting patients who need specialized services and care,” said Michael Burns, president, chief hospital executive, LTACH. “We look forward to providing exceptional care to each patient who comes to our hospital.”
Hackensack Meridian LTACH is located in Raritan Bay Medical Center, which includes a specialized dedicated floor, daily physician visits, 24/7 emergency physician coverage, an interdisciplinary care team that includes physician specialists, certified registered nurses and technicians, certified respiratory therapists, dieticians, rehabilitation therapists, including PT/OT/speech. In addition to all other hospital services.
“The Hackensack Meridian LTACH is part of HMH’s $35 million investment into Raritan Bay Medical Center that will help meet the future needs of our community,” said Todd Way, president, central region, Hackensack Meridian Health.
Hackensack Meridian Long Term Acute Care Hospital, is located at Raritan Bay Medical Center, 530 New Brunswick Ave, 4 Green – LTACH, Perth Amboy, NJ. For more information, please call: 848-309-1436
Photo Caption: Perth Amboy Mayor Helmin Caba, Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin joined Robert Garrett, CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health; Rosemarie J. Sorce, chair, Hackensack Meridian Health Hospital Corporation Board of Trustees; Mike D’Agnes, chair, LTACH board; Michael Burns; president, chief hospital executive; Patricia Carroll, president, chief hospital executive, Raritan Bay Medical Center/Old Bridge Medical Center, among others.
ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. The network has 18 hospitals and more than 500 patient care locations, which include ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, rehabilitation centers, urgent care centers, physician practice locations, and a fitness and wellness center. With more than 35,000 team members and 7,000 physicians, Hackensack Meridian Health is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy and committed to the health and well-being of communities throughout New Jersey.
The network’s notable distinctions include having more U.S. News-ranked hospitals than any other health system in New Jersey, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, 2022-23. Hackensack University Medical Center is nationally-ranked by U.S. News & World Report in four specialties, more than any other hospital in New Jersey. Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center, and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, are ranked #1 in the state and top 20 in the Mid-Atlantic Region by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospital Report. Additionally, their combined nephrology program ranks in the top 50 in the United States. To learn more, visit www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org.