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The Valley Hospital Ranked Among Money’s Best Hospitals in America of 2024

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Ridgewood NJ, The Valley Hospital has been ranked as one of the best 115 hospitals in the United States on Money.com’s Best Hospitals of 2024 list. There are more than 6,000 hospitals in the United States. The Valley Hospital is one of only three hospitals in New Jersey to receive this recognition.

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Two Pedestrians Hit on Maple Avenue in Fairlawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, two (2) individuals were struck by at least one (1) vehicle near the intersection of Cedar Street and Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn shortly after 7:30 PM on Sunday, 01/28. Both individuals were transported by separate ambulances to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. One (1) victim was gravely injured, the other was alert and conscious as he/she was being loaded into an ambulance. Paramedics from The Valley Hospital assisted Fair Lawn EMS personnel at the scene. Maple Avenue was closed in both directions near the crash site for an indefinite period to facilitate an accident investigation.

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The Valley Hospital Named One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 2024 by Healthgrades

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Paramus NJ, the Valley Hospital is proud to announce that it is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 2024, according to new research released by Healthgrades. This achievement puts Valley in the top 2% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance across the most common conditions and procedures.

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Valley Health System Appoints New System President, and Chief Operating Officer

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Ridgewood NJ, Valley Health System has announced the promotion of Robert Brenner, MD, MMM, FACHE, to the position of President of Valley Health System. In his new role, Dr. Brenner will oversee the operations of the System’s three entities — The Valley Hospital, Valley Medical Group, and Valley Home Care — and begin serving on the Valley Health System Board of Trustees.

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Hammer’s Helpers – Charity of New York Giants Punter Jamie Gillan Visits The Valley Hospital

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Ridgewood NJ, Valley Health System is pleased to thank Hammer’s Helpers, the charity of Jamie Gillan, the “Scottish Hammer,” punter for the New York Giants, for the generous donation of toys for pediatric patients of The Valley Hospital and Valley Home Care.

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Organization of Nurse Leaders of New Jersey Recognized Two Valley Nurses

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Ridgewood NJ, Valley Health System congratulates Mary Costa, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, Director of Population Health for Valley Health System, on receiving the 2023 Innovations in the Continuum of Care Award presented by the Organization of Nurse Leaders of New Jersey (ONL NJ), and David Rivera, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, Assistant Vice President of Medical/Surgical Services for The Valley Hospital, on receiving the Professional Recognition Award presented by ONL NJ.

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Spot Light On First Responders: Ridgewood Police and Firefighters Quickly Extricate Driver Minutes Before Afternoon Dismissal of Local Elementary School

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Ridgewood NJ, a horrific motor vehicle crash with a rollover and an entrapment occurred in a busy intersection right next to a Trevell elementary school in Ridgewood just 15-20 minutes prior to the school’s afternoon student dismissal on Wednesday, 12/20. A maroon colored Subaru apparently T-Boned a while colored Nissan Rogue at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and Fairfield Avenue, causing the Nissan to roll over on its roof, trapping the driver inside. Ridgewood firefighters quickly extricated the driver, who was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital with non life threatening injuries. No other crash related injuries were reported. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Ridgewood Police patrol officers and a patrol supervisor also responded to the incident and are investigating the collision.

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Driver Ends Night in Police Custody after Glen Rock Crash

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Glen Rock NJ, while in police custody for alleged DUI, the driver of white colored SUV was transported by a Glen Rock EMS ambulance to The Valley Hospital following a Monday evening, 12/04, crash in the 600 block of Harristown Road, Glen Rock. Police allege that at approximately 6:15 PM, the driver stuck a utility pole prior to slamming head on into a Borough owned tree and coming to rest. There were no passengers in the SUV when it crashed. A tow truck was dispatched to remove the heavily damaged vehicle from the roadway. Harristown Road was temporarily closed between Berkeley Place and Ridge Road while emergency crews worked.

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Homeowner Sustained Minor Burns in Glen Rock House Fire

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Glen Rock NJ,an early Monday afternoon, 11/20, fire, ignited when a Glen Rock homeowner was working with tools in a second floor bedroom, was extinguished prior to the arrival of firefighters from Ridgewood, Glen Rock, and Hawthorne. The homeowner sustained minor burns to his hand and self-transported to The Valley Hospital for treatment. Fire chiefs from Fair Lawn also responded to the incident.

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North Monroe Crash in Ridgewood Sends One Victim to the Hospital

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Fire Department EMTs transported one (1) victim to The Valley Hospital by ambulance following an early Thursday evening, 11/09, motor vehicle crash in the 200 block of North Monroe Street, Ridgewood. The crash occurred when a Mazda SUV traveling on North Monroe Street struck Honda SUV that was being backed out of a driveway. A flatbed tow truck removed the heavily damaged Mazda from the scene. The rear ended Honda was driven back into its own driveway. Ridgewood Police investigated the crash.

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Motorist Charged With leaving the Scene of an Near Fatal Accident in Ridgefield Park

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Ridgefield Park  NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of NASER ABU ALI (DOB: 07/03/2003; single; tow-truck operator) of 3531 Vista Street, Philadelphia, PA, on charges of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in serious bodily injury and endangering an injured victim. The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Ridgefield Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Joseph Rella.

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The Leapfrog Group: The Valley Hospital Earns an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade

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Ridgewood NJ, the Valley Hospital is proud to have been recognized with an “A” grade for patient safety for the 21st time with the release of The Leapfrog Group‘s Fall 2023 Hospital Safety Grade. This national distinction celebrates Valley’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors.

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The Valley Hospital Recognized by Newsweek on America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024 List

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Ridgewood NJ, the Valley Hospital is proud to announce that it has been recognized by Newsweek on the list of America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc.

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Waldwick Crash Impact Lands Jeep Onto Front Lawn

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Waldwick NJ, the force of a two (2) vehicle early Monday afternoon, 10/23, crash at the intersection of Frederick Street and Harrison Avenue in Waldwick resulted in a Jeep SUV being propelled away from the impact site, up an embankment, and onto the lawn of a nearby home. The Jeep’s driver was transported to The Valley Hospital by a Waldwick EMS ambulance. Her injuries were said to be non life threatening in nature. The other vehicle’s (a Mercedes sedan) driver was shaken up in the mishap, but refused medical aid. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

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The Valley Hospital Launches the PROGRESS™ Clinical Trial to Examine the Safety and Effectiveness of Transcatheter Valve Replacement

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Ridgewood NJ, the Valley Hospital cardiac team is launching a clinical trial to evaluate transcatheter aortic valve replacement using the Edwards SAPIEN valve platform in patients with moderate, calcific aortic stenosis.

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