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Hackensack University Medical Center Welcomes New Helicopter, AirMed One

AirMed1, HackensackUMC’s New Helicopter


              As part of its commitment to strengthening its regional network, Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that its new helicopter, AirMed One, will become operational as of 12:01 a.m. Thursday, April 5.

                “We are thrilled to welcome AirMed One to HackensackUMC,” said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of HackensackUMC. “Our medical center is constantly seeking ways to better serve the needs of our community and patients. As the Hackensack University Health Network continues to expand, this helicopter will offer vital transport services to not only HackensackUMC patients, but to our affiliate hospitals as well.”

                “It is a privilege to enhance our commitment of emergency services to the community as well as our affiliate partners,” said Lisa Iachetti, R.N., administrative director of Community Operations and Emergency Medical Services. “We look forward to offering this life-saving resource to our community for many years to come.”


About Hackensack University Medical Center
HackensackUMC, a non-profit teaching and research hospital located in Bergen County, New Jersey, is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in the state. This 775-bed facility has gone beyond traditional thinking by creating an entire campus of care, including: the Heart & Vascular Hospital, the John Theurer Cancer Center, the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, and the Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital. As a result of using science and creativity to push medicine further, HackensackUMC has been named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals by HealthGrades® for six years in a row - the only hospital in New Jersey, New York, and New England to receive this honor. The medical center has been named to the Leapfrog Top Hospitals List, received 17 Gold Seals of Approval™ by the Joint Commission,  is ranked in Cancer, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Geriatrics by U.S. News and World Report's "2011-12 Best Hospitals" list, is ranked in eight specialties on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals Metro Area Top 10,” is listed as one of the 50 Best Hospitals in America by Becker’s Hospital Review, and is a Magnet® recognized hospital for nursing excellence, the first hospital in New Jersey and second in the nation. The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital is the first hospital in the State of New Jersey ever to be ranked in a Best Children’s Hospitals specialty by the U.S. News & World Report’s “2011-12 Best Children’s Hospitals” list. The medical center is the hometown hospital of the New York Giants and the New Jersey Nets, and remains committed to its community through fundraising and community events. To learn more about one of the nation’s top 50 hospitals, visit:   



AirMed1, HackensackUMC’s New Helicopter



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