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HUMC Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes

Hackensack University Medical Center has been recognized by The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
Hackensack University Medical Center has been recognized by The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Photo Credit: HUMC

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Hackensack University Medical Center has been recognized by The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) as one of 52 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.

As a participant in ACS NSQIP, HackensackUMC is required to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and collect data that directs patient safety and the quality of surgical care improvements.

The ACS NSQIP recognition program commends a select group of hospitals for achieving meritorious outcome performances related to patient management in several clinical areas, including mortality, unplanned intubation, cardiac incidents, and surgical site infections. The hospitals were commended based on their outstanding composite quality score. 

“I want to congratulate our entire surgical team on this significant recognition,” said Dr. Martin Karpeh Jr., chairman, Department of Surgery, HackensackUMC. “I am proud of the dedication they demonstrate every day in providing the highest quality, patient-centered surgical care.”

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