Demolition and site work began in earnest this month for the new medical office building to be built on our campus. The new 56,000-square foot facility will include a dialysis center, physician offices and a satellite location for Hackensack University Medical Center's John Theurer Cancer Center.
Floor to ceiling renovations to the 4th floor patient care units have been completed. This multi-phase project has now started on the 3rd floor.
Expansion of the Pediatric Rehabilitation treatment area has begun. The project consists of doubling the size of the gym area to accommodate a 58% increase in volume.
The main entrance to the hospital is also being refitted with a revolving door to increase energy efficiency and visitor comfort in the main lobby.
Honoring Your Doctor
Doctors' Day is celebrated nationwide on March 30.
A gift to the PMC Foundation is an outstanding way to express your most profound gratitude and appreciation for a doctor who has provided you and your family with extraordinary care. The doctor you honor will receive a special card acknowledging your gift. The donation amount remains confidential.
Suri Ponamgi, MD FACS, at an event celebrating the release of his book, "Jokes and Witticisms."
Doctors' Day donors are recognized in our annual listing of benefactors published in our PMC Pulse magazine and on the donor wall displayed in our main lobby.
When you make a gift of $25 or more the physician you choose will also receive a copy of the book "Jokes and Witticisms." This laugh out loud compilation of jokes and stories was published by Suri Ponamgi, MD FACS, a member of our Medical Staff.
CLICK HERE to make a Doctors' Day Tribute Donation.
PMC Earns Award for New-Moms Program
Pictured here (l-r) are Robin Petrick, IBCLC, ICCE, Parent Educator/Lactation Consultant; Deborah DiMauro, RN, Parent Educator; and Maureen Coccaro, RN, Director of the Maternity Department, after accepting the award.
Palisades Medical Center is the only hospital in Hudson and Bergen counties to receive the prestigious International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (ICBLC) Care Award for excellence in lactation care.
The IBCLC Care Award is valued worldwide as the most trusted source for certifying practitioners in lactation and breastfeeding care by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).
PMC earned the award in recognition of its efforts in staffing professionals who hold the IBCLC certification and providing a lactation program that is available at least five days-a-week for breastfeeding families.
In addition, PMC provides breastfeeding training for medical staff that care for new families, and regularly conducts activities that help protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.