Hospital responds to allegations in state report

Hudson Reporter, August 10, 2011 In response to complaints from a local nurses' union and a public interest group, the state conducted an investigation on July 6 and 7 of Meadowlands Hospital in Secaucus, which was taken over by a private company last year. A report was released on Tuesday alleging that there were several deficiencies, ranging from the hospital failing to implement its policies for handwashing - specifically referencing an anesthesiologist who failed to do so when switching gloves - to failing to maintain clean operating rooms. ... Hospital