Palisades Medical Center Names Building in Honor of Board Member

Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen names the main hospital building in honor of Weehawken resident John C. Meditz who recently made donated $10 million to the healthcare facility.

“We have long benefitted from John’s philanthropic giving and counsel and his most generous gift of $10 million will be transformational for our medical center,” said Anthony J. Passannante Jr., M.D., FACC, president and chief hospital executive of Palisades Medical Center.

Meditz has been a key board member at Palisades Medical Center, serving in a number of leadership positions more than 25 years.  He continues to serve as chair of the Palisades Medical Center Foundation Board, a member of the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation Board and as a member of the Hackensack Meridian Health Board of Trustees, the governing body for the health network.

Meditz is also a co-founder of Horizon Asset Management, now Horizon Kinetics, LLC, and a dedicated philanthropist.  His goal is to strengthen patient services and programs at Palisades, making an exponential impact by inspiring others to give.

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