Hackensack Meridian Health, one of New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive and integrated health networks, announced that three nursing homes–Prospect Heights Care Center in Hackensack, Regent Care Center in Hackensack, and West Caldwell Care Center in West Caldwell–have joined the network. The merger will deliver enhanced nursing and rehabilitation services throughout northern New Jersey.
The partnership between Hackensack Meridian Health and these three facilities will provide greater access and choice to New Jersey residents for nursing home and rehabilitation facilities. Beyond improving access to care, the merger will also result in more highly coordinated, cost-effective care. As a result of the partnership, the names of the nursing homes will now be known as: Hackensack Meridian Health Prospect Heights Care Center, Hackensack Meridian Health West Caldwell Care Center, and Hackensack Meridian Health Nursing and Rehabilitation (formerly Regent Care Center).
In total, Prospect Heights Care Center in Hackensack, Regent Care Center in Hackensack, and West Caldwell Care Center in West Caldwell have approximately 600 beds and 750 employees. The agreement follows months of due diligence where a thorough review of clinical, regulatory, service, and financial issues occurred.
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading non-profit health care organization, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 16 hospitals, including three academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals and nine community hospitals, two rehabilitation hospitals and 450 physician practices and consumer care locations including surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care facilities. Hackensack Meridian Health has 33,000 team members, more than 6,500 physicians and is committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
This was reported by Hackensack Meridian Health on July 30, 2019.
Contact information: Hackensack Meridian Health, 343 Thornall Street, Edison, New Jersey 08837, 848-888-4400; Website: www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org