About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center


2012 Press Releases

Englewood Hospital Awarded $250,000 for Excellence in Quality

Horizon Recognizes Medical Center as Top Performer in Quality and Safety

(Pictured L to R) Michael Pietrowicz, Senior Vice President for Planning and Program Development, Englewood Hospital; Warren Geller, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Englewood Hospital; Dr. Stephen Brunnquell, Medical Staff President, Englewood Hospital; Douglas Duchak, President and Chief Executive Officer, Englewood Hospital; Dr. Mark Calderon, Executive Medical Director, Quality Management, Horizon; Kathy Kaminsky, MS, RN, Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness, Englewood Hospital ; Bettyann Cifu, Director of Quality Development & Accreditation; Tom McQuade, Hospital Account Executive, Horizon. (Photo Courtesy of Englewood Hospital)

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center has been recognized by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey for its excellence in quality and patient safety. Horizon acknowledged the Medical Center’s commitment and outstanding performance with a check for $250,000 – the highest amount given for participation in Horizon’s Leapfrog Hospital Recognition Program.

“We are very proud of this distinguished recognition,” stated Douglas Duchak, President and CEO of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. “This recognition is made possible by the commitment of our entire staff to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients, and I commend them for their continued dedication.”

About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.