HEALTH

Hackensack edges Morristown for state’s top hospital in prestigious U.S. News rankings

Hackensack University Medical Center was the top hospital on the New Jersey list. - (NJBIZ FILE PHOTO)

Hackensack University Medical Center was the top hospital on the New Jersey list. – (NJBIZ FILE PHOTO)

By Tom Bergeron for NJBIZ

Hackensack University Medical Center was once again named the top hospital in New Jersey by the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings, which were released Tuesday morning.

Hackensack was nationally ranked in five of the identified specialties and rated “high performing” in six others, helping it earn the No. 4 overall honor in the New York City area.

Morristown Medical Center earned the No. 2 spot in the state and No. 5 in the area after being nationally ranked in four specialties and high performing in five others.

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