What you need to know
Hackensack University Medical Center earned its 28th The Joint Commission (TJC) Disease Specific Care (DSC) certification, marking the most certifications of any hospital in the nation.
TJC awarded the Prematurity program at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center with the DSC certification after a rigorous review process.
Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital is the first hospital in the state of New Jersey to earn this esteemed designation.
The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal® reflects the organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. This is the initial Prematurity program certification at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center. The Prematurity program is a multidisciplinary team committed to improving the care and outcomes in preterm infants less than 30 weeks. Any infant born less than 30 weeks is at the highest risk for developing complications related to prematurity.