Press Release

For Immediate Release
Feb 27, 2018
Contact : Sheri Hensley, Hackensack Meridian Health  

Hackensack Meridian Health Welcomes William F. Faverzani as Vice President, Senior Operations Officer of Children’s Enterprise


Neptune, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to welcome William F. Faverzani, FACHE, MPA, as vice president, senior operations officer of Children’s Enterprise.  Throughout his more than 20 years of experience in health care administration, Mr. Faverzani has developed leading pediatric programs.

“William Faverzani is a wonderful addition to our team,” said Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D., FACS, president of Hackensack University Medical Center. “I look forward to collaborating with him in providing the highest quality, human-centered care for our patients, their families and the communities we serve.”

Mr. Faverzani most recently served as vice president of Ambulatory Business Development at Northwell Health, New York’s largest health care provider and private employer. In this role, he was responsible for developing ambulatory strategy and building the physician network within three New York City boroughs and areas north of New York City as well as 10 clinical service lines.

 “I’m delighted that William Faverzani has joined the Hackensack Meridian Health family. We had the pleasure of working with him prior to the Hackensack-Meridian merger a number of years ago,” said Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, president of Jersey Shore University Medical Center. “I welcome the opportunity to work together on dynamic and innovative Children’s Enterprise initiatives.”

Mr. Faverzani has led pediatric programs at several institutions. For ten years, he served as the corporate director of children’s services at Meridian Health and as director of K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital - a children’s hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.  During his tenure, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital experienced tremendous growth, and became the region’s most comprehensive provider for pediatric services.

Mr. Faverzani holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics and a Master of Public Administration in health care finance and management. He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.  Committed to community service, Mr. Faverzani has been involved with the Boy Scouts since childhood and is an Eagle Scout. 



Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 16 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties, which includes three academic medical centers – Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, JFK Medical Center in Edison; two children’s hospitals - Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune; 11 community hospitals - Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison and Shore Rehabilitation Institute in Brick.

Additionally, the network has more than 160 patient care locations throughout the state which include ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care and after-hours centers. Hackensack Meridian Health has 33,000 team members, and 6,500 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The network's notable distinctions include having one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more consecutive years, four hospitals among the top 10 in New Jersey, including Hackensack University Medical Center which is ranked No. 1 by U.S. News and World Report. Other honors include consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, a six-time recipient of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For," one of the "20 Best Workplaces in Health Care" in the nation, and the number one "Best Place to Work for Women." Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.

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