This North Jersey hospital is the first in the nation to receive an equity certification

Watch: Mark Sparta gives a tour of Helena Theurer Pavilion at HUMC Mark Sparta gives a tour of Helena Theurer Pavilion, a new surgical & intensive ...

September 6, 2023
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Watch: Mark Sparta gives a tour of Helena Theurer Pavilion at HUMC Mark Sparta gives a tour of Helena Theurer Pavilion, a new surgical & intensive care tower at Hackensack University Medical Center. When patients are admitted to a hospital, their race and background can play a part in their health outcome. People from poorer neighborhoods may have less access to medication or transportation to get to follow-up visits. The maternal mortality rate among Black women in New Jersey has doubled over the course of two decades and outpaced all other races, according to a recent study.

Megan Burrow