St. Joseph’s, Hackensack Meridian announce advanced rehabilitation care

Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute and all its services are now available to residents of northern New Jersey. St. Joseph’s Health together with Hackensack Meridian Health on Monday announced an affiliation expanding the rehab services — complete with leading experts and specialty programs — to the St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center campus in Wayne.

“As our partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health continues to evolve, that means enhanced rehab services for residents in the surrounding communities,” said Kevin Slavin, CEO and president of St. Joseph’s Health. “Our patients will benefit from the Johnson Rehabilitation Institute’s decades of exceptional treatment to rebuild shattered lives and restore independence.”

Two years ago, St. Joseph’s Health and Hackensack Meridian Health announced their partnership deepening both organizations’ commitment to providing access and delivering the highest quality throughout the region. Combined, the highly trained experts plan to advance the work in helping patients reach their highest levels of recovery.

“We are pleased to expand our nationally-recognized Johnson Rehabilitation team to North Jersey,” said Robert Garrett, CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. “Throughout the state, our experts have been improving lives through their vast expertise in healing and restoring quality of life after a traumatic episode.”

JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute has been a leader in the field for greater than 50 years, breaking ground in the areas of stroke rehabilitation, innovative orthopedic programs, cutting-edge fitness and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. The JFK Johnson Rehab Institute is ranked 30th in the nation for acute rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report.