Holy Name Medical Center
Holy Name Medical Center is a comprehensive 361-bed acute care facility, which provides technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The Medical Center, located in Bergen County, N.J., has nearly 4,000 employees and admits about 30,000 patients each year.
The Medical Center has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. The hospital is known as a high quality, low cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly-trained physicians and staff. That is why ThisPlaceIsDifferent.org.
The Medical Center offers a robust physician network, known as Holy Name Medical Partners, which includes many of the area’s most highly respected physicians, from family practitioners to the most sophisticated surgeons and cancer specialists. Each physician provides personal attention and creates an exceptional health care experience for every patient, with well-staffed offices throughout Bergen and Hudson counties that make it easy for patients to schedule appointments at their convenience.
For consecutive 15 years, Holy Name has been listed on NJBIZ Magazine’s Best Places to Work, the only hospital in the state to earn the distinction. It remains one of the few independent hospitals and soon to be New Jersey’s only independent Catholic hospital.
Patricia Lynch Cancer Center
Villa Marie Claire, residential hospice
The Alfiero & Lucia Palestroni Foundation Multiple Sclerosis Center
Russell Berrie Institute for Simulation Learning
Institute for Clinical Research
Institute for Wound Healing
Holy Name’s family of services also includes the Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing and HNH Fitness, a medically-based fitness center in Oradell, N.J.
The Medical Center also manages the CRUDEM (Center for the Rural Development of Milot) Foundation, which owns and operates Hôpital Sacré Coeur, the largest public healthcare provider in the Milot region of northern Haiti. This 200-bed hospital serves 225,000 people by more than 350 Haitian staff members and Holy Name volunteers.
Pain Management Philosophy
At Holy Name Medical Center, our Health Care Team focuses on providing compassionate and evidence-based care for both acute and chronic pain. We take all pain seriously and understand that unrelieved pain can lead to negative physical, psychological, social and spiritual outcomes. Therefore:
We are committed to managing and reducing pain while being sensitive to cultural, spiritual and personal beliefs related to pain and pain relief measures;
We promote patient and family involvement in all aspects of pain management;
We believe that pain should be managed only as medically necessary, and in such cases conservatively and under the close monitoring of physicians and the entire health care team using an approach based on scientific evidence;
We strongly encourage non-drug methods as part of the pain management plan, including distraction, relaxation and a variety of comfort therapies.
When medications are appropriate, treatments may include both non-opioid and opioid medications. At times, opioid therapy is an effective option; but because the potential for known side effects and risk of developing tolerance and addiction, not all patients with acute or chronic pain are candidates for opioid therapy.
We recommend patients with chronic pain issues treated outside of the Holy Name network maintain their relationship with their prescribing provider and keep them informed of any new medical or surgical issues.
The Health Care Team at Holy Name Medical Center will always strive to find safe and effective options to reduce pain, minimize the potential for side effects, and improve our patients’ quality of life.
Holy Name Medical Center’s annual audited financial statements are posted for public disclosure on the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s website https://emma.msrb.org/.
The financial statements are provided for the purpose of complying with the New Jersey Department of Health’s Hospital Financial Transparency Regulations and Reporting requirements, and are not intended to be relied upon by any third party for any purpose without the expressed written consent of the Medical Center.
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