HACKENSACK, NJ -- For the eighth year in a row, Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center has been named to Becker's Healthcare list of "100 great hospitals in America."

The hospitals included on this list have been recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes and staff and physician satisfaction.

“Once again, Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to be recognized as one of the greatest hospitals in the nation,” said Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D., FACS, president of Hackensack University Medical Center. “I congratulate our entire team on this well-deserved recognition, which is a direct result of our dedication to providing the highest quality, human-centered care.”

According to Becker’s, Hackensack University Medical Center was chosen because it is one of the few institutions in the nation with a dedicated medication safety officer who oversees pharmacy safety measures.