Hackensack University Medical Center


Good Samaritan Stabbed After Stopping To Help Woman In Rutherford

The victim was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.


Gov. Chris Christie holds a response and readiness briefing about Ebola at Hackensack University Medical Center on Oct. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Announces NJ Ebola Response Team

Gov. Chris Christie said he has signed an executive order to create an Ebola virus joint response team to coordinate on Ebola preparedness in the state.


Sean Fisher, of Waldwick, N.J., collapsed and died of a congenital heart defect in 2008. (credit: handout)

Stories From Main Street: Using A Family Tragedy To Help Diagnose Congenital Heart Defects

Sean Fisher died August 25, 2008 at football practice. The 13-year-old collapsed and died from an undiagnosed heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a thickening of the heart wall.


A box of influenza vaccine shots (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

It’s Back: Tri-State Area Hit With Round Two Of Flu

During the peak in mid-January, influenza A was the culprit. This second wave is being led by influenza B.


A crew member works to remove snow from MetLife Stadium on Jan. 22, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Officials Ready For Possibility Of Snow, Extreme Cold At Super Bowl

The snowstorm Tuesday dumped more than a foot of accumulation in East Rutherford, N.J. – the site of Super Bowl XLVIII.


Cardiac patient Louis Ferreira uses his tablet issued by Hackensack University Medical Center's Accountable Care Organization. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: N.J. Hospital Improves Care, Cuts Costs

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Accountable Care Organization has set 6 patients up with a computerized tablet monitored by a nurse.


Phamacist Prakash Deshpande injects Judith Echevarria with influenza vaccine at a Manhattan pharmacy - Jan. 14, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Flu Kills Four New Jersey Children, Wreaks Havoc In Hospitals

Influenza is running rampant. It hit early and hard and it’s showing no signs of letting up.


Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Emergency Room Up And Running Again In Long Beach

With assistance and equipment supplied by Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey and the federal government, the hospital has established its emergency department in a parking lot across the street.


Cheryl Pogue meets Erin Barone (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Teen Meets Bone Marrow Donor Who Helped Save Her Life 9 Years After Transplant

Erin Barone, now 17, was first diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 1997 and underwent a successful bone marrow transplant in 2003. Her doctors marveled at how far she has come since the transplant.


Scene of the lightning strike in Demarest. (credit: Jim Smith, WCBS 880)

N.J. Man Dies After Getting Struck By Lightning In Demarest

The victim was watching his grandson play soccer in Demarest when a storm came out of nowhere and knocked the 71-year-old man unconscious.


Josephine Rispoli (credit: Handout via Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hackensack Hospital’s Rooftop Garden Offers Hope To Pediatric Patients

Josephine’s Garden honors the courage of 7-year-old Josephine Rispoli who died last year after a 13-month battle with a brain tumor.


Westwood Police Cruiser (Credit: www.westwoodnjpolice.com/)

Police: Westwood Boy Fighting For Life After Being Found Unconscious In Pool

A four-year-old Westwood boy is fighting for his life after police said he was found unconscious in a family member’s pool. He is in critical condition in the pediatric intensive care unit at Hackensack University Medical Center.


The teammates of 16-year-old Erin Kelly wore purple jerseys with the #7 in her honor. (credit: CBS 2)

Hackensack High School Student Suddenly Paralyzed From Waist Down

Doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center told Erin Kelly’s family about her rare diagnosis. They said it is a post-viral spinal infection.


Pascack Valley Hospital Building - Westwood, NJ - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

NJ Health Cmsr. Approves Reopening Of Pascack Valley Hospital

At the end of the day, New Jersey’s health commissioner apparently agreed with the residents of northeastern Bergen County, approving the reopening of Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood.


Sick Woman (file / credit: clipart.com)

Flu Season Atypical In New Jersey

In New Jersey, state officials say influenza activity is low in the south and moderate in the north.