Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) is a 900-bed non-profit, research and teaching hospital located seven miles (11 km) west of New York City, in Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, providing tertiary and healthcare needs for northern New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area. HUMC is New Jerseys largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services and is the fourth largest hospital in the nation based on admissions. HUMC is affiliated with the New Jersey Medical School of Rutgers University. The medical center was founded in 1888 with 12 beds as Bergen Countys first hospital. Hackensack University Medical Center is Bergen Countys largest employer with a work force of around 9,000 employees and an annual budget of $1 billion. The hospitals staff of 1,400 physicians and dentists covers the full range of medical and dental specialties and subspecialties. Hackensack University Medical Center has been designated as a magnet hospital since 1995 after it became the first hospital in New Jersey and second in the nation to become a Magnet recognized hospital for nursing excellence by the ANA. HUMC is a state-designated New Jersey Childrens Hospital and a full-voting member in the National Association of Childrens Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI). HUMC is also a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges' New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals (NJCTH). The Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center is New Jerseys largest and most comprehensive and is among the nations top 10 in patient volume. The Cancer Centers Adult Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Program is one of the top eight in the United States.