Cardinale Pleased To Announce Hackensack Hospital Has Applied For a License to Reopen Pascack Valley Medical Center

December 16, 2010

Senator Gerald Cardinale (R-Bergen) issued the following comments today upon learning that Hackensack Hospital has applied for a license to operate Pascack Valley Medical Center as a full service facility:

“I am pleased that Hackensack Hospital has applied for a license to reopen and operate Pascack Valley as a full service medical facility.

“I congratulate the many people who worked to clear the regulatory morass and numerous bureaucratic impediments put in our path by the previous administration. We now have a clear path to follow to reopen Pascack in a financially feasible manner.

“This is an early Christmas present for the people of the Northen Bergen County who will have access to a top flight medical facility. The reopening will also create nearly 800 high paying jobs for area residents.”