December 16, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 21 Hackensack University Medical Center is the only NJ hospital named a “Top 100 Hospital” for cardiovascular care by Thomson Reuters. A HEALTHIER TOMORROW IS A HEARTBEAT AWAY. � Hospitals such as Hackensack University Medical Center set national standards for cardiovascular disease outcomes, process of care, efficiency, and lowered costs. � Thomson Reuters’ objective data shows that hospitals named to the “Top 100 Hospitals®” list have lower mortality rates, fewer post-operative complications (99 percent of patients were complication-free), and shorter hospital stays. � Having been named a top hospital seven times, and building on that expertise, the medical center is elevating cardiovascular care services to an unprecedented state-of-the-art level with the construction of its new Heart and Vascular Hospital. For a renowned cardiac or vascular physician affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center, call Hackensack University Medical Center Proudly serving the community since 1888.