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Mountainside News - 2012
HackensackUMC Mountainside has received an “A” grade for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits,which conducted a nationwide review of hospitals this year. The “A” score was awarded in an update announced by Leapfrog on November 28.
John A. Fromhold has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HackensackUMC Mountainside by Montclair Health System, LLC the joint venture that acquired the hospital in July 2012. Montclair Health System LLC is a joint venture between Hackensack University Health Network (HUHN) and the LHP Hospital Group, Inc. (LHP). Mr. Fromhold is the incumbent Chief Executive Officer and has been associated with the hospital since 2007.
HackensackUMC Mountainside has been designated as a Breast Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the medical profession’s premier professional association in the fields of diagnostic and interventional radiology.
Effective July 1, 2012, ownership of Mountainside Hospital was officially transferred to a joint venture of the Hackensack University Health Network and its partner LHP Hospital Group, Inc. from Merit Health Systems, LLC, marking the start of a new era for the 121 year-old, 365-bed facility that will now be known as HackensackUMC Mountainside.
Mountainside Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) highest honor for stroke care, the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
Mountainside Hospital presented eight nurses with awards at an annual celebration held in conjunction with National Nurses Week (May 6-12).
Mountainside Hospital is named a finalist for NJBIZ Hospital of the Year
Dr. Jimmie C. Holland, a renowned psychiatrist, author and founder of the field of psycho-oncology, the study of the psychological aspects of cancer, will share insights on living with cancer at Mountainside Hospital.
Mountainside Hospital Set for a New Phase of Community Health Excellence with LHP Hospital Group, Inc. and Hackensack University Medical Center Joint Venture
Mountainside Hospital's first baby of 2012