Janet L. Ready

Janet L. Ready Named President of University Medical Center of Princeton

Janet L. Ready, an executive and registered nurse with more than 30 years of experience in healthcare administration, has been named President of University Medical Center of Princeton (UMCP) and Senior Vice President of the hospital’s parent company, Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS).

As president of UMCP, Ms. Ready will work with other members of the PHCS senior management and the medical staff to promote clinical quality and patient satisfaction, maintain fiscally sound operations and develop new services. Ms. Ready will begin her new role Monday, October 27.

“We conducted a thorough national search, and Janet stood out as a leader who can guide our hospital in today’s dynamic healthcare environment,” said PHCS President and CEO Barry S. Rabner. “As a member of our senior management team, she will help us meet new challenges as we build on our tradition of exceptional patient care.”

Ms. Ready is a graduate of Columbia University in New York, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and two master’s degrees: a Master of Public Health with a focus on health administration and an MBA with a concentration in finance.

Ms. Ready previously served as President of Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., as Chief Operating Officer of Crystal Run Healthcare in Middletown, N.Y., and Vice President, Administration, of Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Peekskill, N.Y.

UMCP, a University Hospital Affiliate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, currently ranks in the top 1 percent of hospitals in New Jersey for inpatient satisfaction and consistently earns accolades for quality and safety of care.

The hospital has been designated by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for three years in a row and has received all “A” grades in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. UMCP has achieved Magnet® status, the highest institutional recognition available for nursing excellence, and is one of only 46 hospitals nationwide designated as an Exemplar Hospital by NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders), an international program based at the New York University College of Nursing that promotes patient-centered care for older adults.

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